Fourth of July Weekend Brings OUI Arrest, Cyclist Hit By Car Door, Sick Skunk

The following are excerpts from the Needham police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.

Police. Credit: Patch file photo i
Police. Credit: Patch file photo i

Friday, July 4 

  • At 12:26 a.m., police responded to the intersection of School Street and Chestnut Street for a report of a car hitting a light pole. Jessica MacDonald, 35, from Framingham, was placed under arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol and a marked lanes violation. 
Saturday, July 5 

  • At 3:20 p.m., a resident of Tower Ave. reported that his car was hit while parked behind Sudbury Farms Market. 
  • At 3:30 p.m., police responded to a Yurick Road address on a report of a past suspicious motor vehicle. A resident said that she saw an unfamiliar car parked outside her house. The car was gone when police arrived. 
  • At 4:10 p.m., police responded to the area of Sargent and Ellicott Streets for a report of a sick skunk in the area. 
Sunday, July 6

  • At 12:40 a.m., police made a traffic stop on Cedar Street. The operator had a suspended license. A 21-year-old Ashland man will be summonsed to Dedham District Court for operating with an expired registration sticker and operating with a suspended license. A "small amount of green leafy substance believed to be marijuana" was inside the car. The man will be mailed a civil citation for possession of under one ounce of marijuana
  • At 1:50 p.m., a resident of 2nd Ave. reported some items were stolen out of her car 
  • At 5:35 p.m., police responded to Warrant Street and Kimball Street that was struck by a car door. The cyclist was transported to the hospital by medic to be treated for injuries. Operator was cited for opening a door near cyclist. 


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