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Pershing Street Landlord Looks For Advice On Evicting Alleged Drug Users

The following information was provided by the Westford Police Department. Anyone arrested is assumed innocent unless proven guilty by a court of law.

Sept. 3, 7:35 p.m. – A landlord on Pershing Street asked an officer for legal advice about tenants she believes to be smoking marijuana in one of her apartments.

She said that several weeks earlier, she had seen a man driving up and asking to purchase marijuana on Pershing Street, later going inside the apartment.

The officer advised that this was a civil matter and provided information on how to evict the tenants, although information regarding the drug allegations was passed along to the department’s detectives.

Sept. 6, 12:15 p.m. – Police were dispatched to Boutwell Hill Road for a reported past road rage incident.

The Boutwell Hill Road man said that earlier in the day, he was using the Drive-Thru ATM at Eastern Bank on Cornerstone Square when a woman behind him began yelling. He got out of his car with the woman then yelling “Stay away from me!”

Three voice messages were given to the woman over the next week, with no response. No further action was taken.

Sept. 7, 4:54 p.m. – Officers were dispatched to Dunstable Road after a motor vehicle had crashed into a utility pole.

The driver of the vehicle was standing a hundred feet away and her vehicle and the pole were blocking all lanes of travel along the road.

According to police reports, she had just finished an 80 hour work week at her job and feel asleep briefly, but believe she was driving the speed limit and had not been distracted by anything.

The officer on the call advised the driver that she would be summonsed and more potential charges could be added after an investigation, which would not immediately occur due to live power lines on her vehicle.

After National Grid turned off the power lines, it was discovered that the speedometer had been stuck on 45 miles per hour. Another unspecified citation was given to the driver after this.