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Small Baggies in Rapid Refill Parking Lot Were Likely Filled With Drugs

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

Oct. 13, 9:59 p.m. – As an officer checked the area around Rapid Refill on Groton Road, a clerk came running out to report that on numerous occasions he had seen small baggies with remnants of what appeared to be drugs near the parking lot.

The clerk described the baggies as quarter-sized and discarded in the trash.

There was no video surveillance in the area and the clerk had no knowledge of vehicles that could have been involved with the baggies.

The officer said that other officers would be notified and police would check the area more frequently.

21Jul14 Westford Police LogoOct. 13, 8:46 p.m. – Police were dispatched after a homeowner on Lakeside Terrace reported two youths running to the doorbell, with one kicking the door.

It was believed one was wearing a red shirt.

The homeowner said that it had been the second time during the night this had occurred and there was an incident the night before where his mailbox had been tampered with.

An investigation of the area proved futile in finding any suspects, the officer advised the home owner to contact neighbors and nearby parents to see if the youths could be indentified and the officer said he would return later in the evening.

Oct. 19, 7:03 p.m. – An officer was at the police station when a resident came up to talk about an earlier traffic complaint.

She was travelling on Boston Road toward I-495 when an ambulance engaged in an emergency situation passed her, at which point she pulled over.

After the ambulance passed, she tried to get back on the road, but a large black SUV with a broken back window sped past her, following the vehicle.

The license plate number was not obtained, but the driver said the license had black numbers with a white background.