Following are excerpts from the Burlington Police Department log. Note that this is a sampling of activity in the log, not a complete account. We report all arrests included in the daily police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
- At 12:54 a.m. a caller on Leroy Drive reported two vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed, possibly drag racing. Vehicles gone when police arrived.
- At 9:25 a.m. a Donna Lane caller reported her house was egged the past evening.
- At 12:15 p.m. a caller at the Burlington Mall reported her vehicle was struck while parked in the lot.
- At 8:22 a.m. a female party came to that station to report that her motor vehicle was struck on Nov. 20 while parked at the Outback Steakhouse. Officer observed left-rear quarter damage.
- At 10:30 a.m. Building 19 reported detaining a female shoplifter. Store to handle.
- At 12:02 p.m. police arrested Phillip Smith, 43, of 32 Grew Avenue, Roslindale on a charge of larceny over $250. Arrest made after a shoplifting complaint by Macy's.
- AT 1:47 p.m. Lord & Taylor reported two male shoplifters stole $135 in clothing. Store to handle.
- AT 2:13 p.m. a Cutting Lane caller reported a babysitter stole a check and credit card.
- At 3:20 p.m. Lord & Taylor loss prevention reported detaining three female juvenile shoplifters. Same released to the custody of their parents.
- At 7:38 p.m. a Putnam Road caller reported someone rang his doorbell and left before he answered. Caller said this has been happening the last few nights.
- At 8:35 p.m. another Putnam Road caller reported someone rang his doorbell and ran away.
- At 8:55 p.m. Mobil Oil Service Station at 50 Mall Road reported three black males attempted to shoplift about $10 worth of snack food and candy. Men fled in a vehicle before police arrived.
- At 9:57 p.m. a Mall Road caller reported an unknown man in a motor vehicle yelled at her and used foul language.
- At 11:14 p.m. a Beacon Village caller reported the windows of a vehicle in the lot were broken. Police observed that both of the driver's side windows were broken. Unknown if anything was taken. Police could not contact owner so left a note on the vehicle.