Police Log: Assault on an Elderly Person, Car Break-in
The following information was supplied by the Hopkinton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Thursday, Feb. 15
12:01 a.m.: A caller from Hayden Rowe Street reported that there were footsteps in the vacant apartment above hers. She called back to say that it was just the previous tenant retrieving their property. An officer responded and checked the apartment to make sure it was properly locked.
7:55 a.m.: A caller reported “construction debris” in the road near a construction site on West Main Street. When an officer checked the area it appeared to be dirt from a passing truck and was not a hazard.
9:37 a.m.: A caller reported that a bloodhound was loose on North Mill Street. Animal Control was notified and responded.
11:20 a.m.: A person from Montana Road walked in to the police station to report a break-in to their car.
1:34 p.m.: Officers pulled over a car for speeding on Wood Street. They arrested the driver, Nicholas C. Vinton, 21, of 13 5th Ave. Worcester, on warrant charges of assault and battery, assault and battery of a person over 60 with a dangerous weapon and robbery of a person over 60.
2:15 p.m.: An officer assisted with a disabled motor vehicle on West Main Street.
9:47 p.m.: An officer stopped and arrested Richard Kevin Profetto, 46, of 18 Stoneybrook Vil., Millis. He was charged with operating a vehicle with a suspended registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
Friday, Feb. 16
6:39 a.m.: Animal Control was notified of a dead deer on Clinton Street.
7:41 a.m.: An officer responded to a two-car crash on West Main Street. No injuries were reported but both cars needed to be towed.
10:39 a.m.: A caller reported trash being dumped on Spring Street outside their home. They were asked to email pictures to a police officer.
12:21 p.m.: A 911 call was received from Ashland. It was transferred to the proper police department.
12:33 p.m.: An officer tried to help a police department from Iowa locate the next of kin for someone. The person was not home.
1:45 p.m.: An officer completed a car seat inspection.
6:24 p.m.: An officer responded to a disabled motor vehicle on Cedar Street.
7:22 p.m.: A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on Amherst Road. An officer checked the car and it was unoccupied.
7:41 p.m.: A person walked in to the station to report a suspicious vehicle on McNeil Circle. An officer spoke to the people in the vehicle and had them leave.