Animal programs

A baby deer is trapped and an animal control officer comes to the rescue

Earlier this month a fawn got stuck in a traffic jam Carlisle. Police called Casey Smith, an animal control officer to Billerica and Tewksbury, to come to the rescue. The fawn was stuck between a rock face and a fence, and Casey worked to free it. Photos of the fawn have been posted on the Billerica and Tewksbury Animal Control Facebook page. “ACO Smith has released the fawn and has confirmed that the baby has no apparent injuries,” the Facebook post said. “The fawn was then released into a line of covered wood to wait [its] mother and stay safe from predators. A special thank you to the Carlisle police officers who recognized that this fawn needed help!


At 6:28 p.m. on June 3, Wilmington police received a call from a resident of Andover Street who reported that his father had found a cockatiel in their garage. The diary entry said they had put the bird in a cage and would attempt to track down its owner via Facebook.


At 2:30 a.m. on May 20, police in Influence checked on a suspect vehicle on Ledge Rock Way. According to the log entry, an officer spoke to the driver of the black 2013 Honda Accord, which turned out to be “just staring at the stars.” The driver was ordered to move.


At 10:45 a.m. on April 28, Watertown police received a report from a woman who said she parked in the Target parking lot in her 2012 Mercedes SUV and drove around the store for about 15 minutes. When she returned to her vehicle, she reported, she found that someone had used silver spray paint to paint a line between the back of the driver’s side rear door and the rear door. ‘hall. She told police she also found paint on the driver’s side window. The woman said she believed the culprit was a driver she cut off by mistake when she pulled into the parking lot. Police reviewed security camera footage and found the moment it happened, and saw a man get out of a car and spray the woman’s vehicle. Police said they identified the alleged painter and he was summoned to Waltham District Court for destruction of property over $1,200.


The Peabody The school committee recently honored a high school junior who helped a classmate who suffered a seizure during a May 11 track meet. the students started screaming for help after the student suffering from a seizure fell to the ground. Using the knowledge she learned in her classes, Cabrera placed the boy on his side and recorded how long the seizure lasted, then shared that information with first responders when they arrived on the scene. Officials reported that the boy who suffered the seizure was doing well, and Cabrera received a citation at the May 24 school committee meeting in recognition of his actions and quick thinking. “His actions were not just heroic, but a true testament to what students are taught,” athletics coach Marcus Vieira said in a statement. “I’ve been Trinity’s track coach since she started high school, and she’s proven herself as an athlete time and time again. That day she showed another side of herself that I had never seen before and words cannot describe how proud I am of her.

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