OMGPD: Pile of Poo, a Hanging Alpaca & More Odd Police News

Our weekly roundup of some of the more unusual police reports from around the Boston area. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Well, that's not a bathroom

Newton Police responded to Clearwater Road on Dec. 1 after a resident reported a large pile of human feces on her front porch. According to reports, the woman found the pile of poo around 10 a.m. and had to clean it up: http://patch.com/A-0jqd


To serve and protect ... alpacas

According to the Dec. 7 Wayland police log, a contractor working in the area of 2 Catherine's Farm Road called after spotting "a suspicious animal hanging from the garage" at about 5:45 p.m. Police responded to find an alpaca from a Lincoln farm hanging in a sling of sorts. It turns out the animal was undergoing therapy for an injury and was in perfectly good hands: http://patch.com/A-0pl9

An odd photographer

A woman who was walking her dog on Auburndale Avenue in Newton last week told police someone in a silver Mercedes-Benz slowed down in the street, pointed a cell phone at her and took a picture before driving away. The incident reportedly happened on Dec. 4 around 7:45 a.m. http://patch.com/A-0l8L

Never mind

Acton Police officers were dispatched to Massachusetts Avenue on Dec. 7 after receiving a report of a stolen car, a gray 2000 Chevy Blazer. After officers investigated, it was revealed the car was parked in a different spot: http://patch.com/A-0pnl


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