[Editor's Note: The following information comes from the Winchester Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] By Mark Ouellette
Kayaks Stolen from Winter Pond in Winchester
At 10:20 a.m. Aug. 10, a Dartmouth Street man and member of the Winter Pond Association visited the police station to report a larceny, according to a police report. The man claimed that on Aug. 8 he discovered his 12-foot-long L.L. Bean kayak, valued at $700, was missing, as was a second kayak, according to the report. Both kayaks were taken from the shoreline of Winter Pond, according to the report. The man also told police that several other members of the association were victims of larcenies, the report added.
At 6:45 p.m., police were called to Pond Street for a report of a theft of a kayak and destruction of property, according to a police report. Around 6 a.m. Aug. 4, a man claimed that his Perception kayak was missing, and a floatation device anchored off shore was slashed and destroyed, according to a report.
4:27 p.m.: Police conducted a detail at the Middlesex Fells Reservation in the area of South Border Road, according to a police report. Eight people were given $50 tickets for trespassing in the town's water supplies, the report adds.