Police Respond to Woman Locked in Her Car

Situation arises from dispute with her boyfriend.

Early Wednesday morning, police received a call from AAA, reporting that a woman was locked inside a vehicle on South Elizabeth Street.

In the call, the AAA employee reported that the woman said she had been drinking with her boyfriend and that he had locked her in the car.

Three police cruisers responded to the scene to help free the woman from the vehicle.

No charges were filed in connection with the incident and the names of those involved were not released.

It's nice to be unwanted

On Aug. 24, at around 8:12 p.m., police received a call from a citizen at the CVS Pharmacy at 10 Main St.; the caller reported seeing two suspicious individuals who closely resembled two individuals wanted by Burlington Police in connection with a robbery.

The TPD officers performed their due diligence and called their counterparts in Burlington. It turned out that the report of a robbery was unfounded and that the two individuals were not, in fact, wanted at all.

Three for the road hazard

At around 11:30 p.m. on the evening of Aug. 24, police received several calls reporting three disabled motor vehicles, all in the area 693 East St.

Upon investigation, officers discovered that the vehicles had all struck an item in the road. The culprit turned out to be a tire and rim. The vehicles were repaired on scene and no towing was needed.

Two arrested in assault case

At around 4:31 p.m. on Aug. 24, police responded to a call for an assault in progress at 73 Pomfret Road.

After an investigation, police arrested two individuals at the scene. A 16-year-old juvenile and 43-year-old Steven Gallagher of 73 Pomfret Road were both charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. The juvenile was also charged with malicious destruction of property over $250.

Most of their suspicious activity takes place in Boston

At around 5:48 p.m. on Aug. 24, police responded to a call from a concerned resident on Joseph Drive. The resident reported seeing a man wearing a navy blue shirt, who parked out front of his house for about 15 minutes. The caller reported that the man then got out of his car, but later drove off.

Officers responded to the scene and found the car and driver in question.

The man was a politician putting up campaign signs.


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