The following came from the Westford Police Department. Anyone arrested is considered innocent unless proven guilty by a court of law.
Feb. 23, 2:47 p.m. – While on patrol at Westford Valley Marketplace 2, an officer was approached by a man who thought someone had just shot at his car with a BB gun.
The officer took a look at the man’s car, and observed four small dents near the driver’s side door and rear tire.
According to the man, this occurred while directly in front of the Dunkin’ Donuts at Westford Valley Marketplace, while he was waiting within a friend’s car pulling into the lot.
As his friend’s car approached, he witnessed a tan SUV driving away from the car, onto Littleton Road toward Chelmsford.
The man also believed he saw people he knew inside the SUV who were former students at Nashoba Tech, he also noted that he is a current student at Nashoba Tech.
After contacting officials at Nashoba Tech to find a vehicle fitting the description, officers discovered that a similar vehicle was stopped nearby in Chelmsford two days earlier owned by an individual who had recently dropped out of Nashoba Tech and was now working at Dunkin’ Donuts.
The motive of why this individual and the other suspected individual in the vehicle was unclear, outside of records from Nashoba Tech indicating that they had previously in confrontational situations.
Police from Westford and Chelmsford went to the address of the suspected individual in Chelmsford, finding a vehicle fitting the description in the individual’s driveway.
Chelmsford Police reported that three individuals on site were extremely uncooperative and a BB gun had been found on the premises.
A Westford Police officer asked the individuals about the BB gun, and one replied that it was recently purchased and he had shot the car in retaliation for times he had been a victim of bullying incidents.
The individual was informed he would be summoned to the Ayer District Court for charges redacted within police reports.
Total damages to the car were estimated at $612.60.
March 1, 12:45 p.m. – Two officers returned to Nabnasset Street to follow up on a recent incident.
Upon arrival, the officers asked a resident that had talked with earlier if there were any incidents or developments from a recent dispute. In response, the resident said claimed he now had proof his neighbor had been stealing things after he had been given a garage door opener.
The resident said that a week earlier, the neighbor drove by his residence in a silver or grey colored sedan during one night. After seeing the neighbor driving by, the resident stood and watched, fearing an incident. However, the resident soon fell asleep and was later awakened by the sound of a garage door activating.
At this point, the resident saw the neighbor in her driveway with a garage door opener identical to the one the resident gave to the neighbor. She heard the neighbor also yell that he couldn’t get into her own house that that someone had locked their garage door.
The neighbor then quickly drove down Nabnasset Street onto Oak Hill Road.
Several days later, the resident said that the neighbor rang her doorbell several times.
The neighbor said she did not tell police about these incidents feeling that nothing would be done.
In response, the officers asked the resident to report any further incidents and also provided advice on how to prevent harassment from the neighbor. However, the resident asked the officers not to investigate the matter further with the neighbor, feeling that only more conflict would arise.
April 23, 1:33 a.m. – John Pinard, 19, of 76 Hardy St. in Dunstable was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Groton Road.
Pinard was charged with alleged operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.
According to police reports, Pinard was not charged with additional charges relating to consuming liquor under the age of 21 due to a lack of alcohol found in the vicinity at the time of his arrest.