This week's selection of odd or quirky police news includes a tidbit about a woman running over an officer's foot, a man chastised for showing poor common sense when he waved a knife in a pharmacy, and vandals who used scooters as getaway vehicles.
She has the Police Department on speed dial.
One Milford woman , both from her apartment and the mental hospital in which authorities requested she be placed. One call highlighted in dispatcher notes involved her reporting two seemingly unrelated facts: 1) she was getting evicted and 2) .
Warning, bad political joke ahead:
, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown's Democratic rival. While one might assume a Brown supporter was responsible for taking the sign, I'd argue that the change thief had to be someone else: the Republicans want you to keep your money.
This Milford officer spoke the truth...
...when he noted that a man who allegedly
Similarly, this driver wasn't firing on all cylinders (but her car was), when .
Marlborough police responded to a reported domestic disturbance and found the woman, agitated, inside her car. They started talking to her and she accelerated, running over a cop's foot with one of her rear tires. (The cop wasn't seriously injured.)
Rule number one in villain training: don't be seen.
Presumably Shrewsbury police have a pretty good lead on who egged a house in town this week.
And, the juvenile-prank-of-the-week-award goes to:
..whoever at UMass's University campus.