The Sudbury Police Department is advising residents to bring in all outdoor food sources after two Marlboro Road residents reported seeing a black bear on Saturday night.
According to Lt. Scott Nix, the department contacted the environmental police, who suggested telling residents to bring in bird feeders. Black bears are currently foraging for food prior to hibernation season.
"It's not unusual (to see bears this time of year)," Nix said. "Hopefully by eliminating easy food sources the bear will leave the area and seek a more consistent diet," Nix said.
In other recent police news:
- A Marlborough man was arrested on Wilson Street after Sudbury police obtained a warrant for his arrest. Daniel F. Roberge, 48, of 1 Homeless St., faces a charge of concealing a motor vehicle or trailer. The trailer involved in the alleged crime has been recovered.
- A Phillips Road resident reported two suspicious females were ringing her doorbell. The resident told the females she notified the police. The females left and offices were unable to locate them. It was later learned another resident had a similar interaction with the females.
- Officers responded to Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School after receiving a report of under-aged drinking. According to Nix, several individuals were witnessed by officers with obvious signs of intoxication. The individuals were turned over to their parents.
- A Belcher Drive resident reported a ring and gold bracelet were missing from the residence.
- A Kappy's Fine Wine's and Spirits employee reported an intoxicated female on the property. An officer transported the female back to her Framingham residence.
- A Colonial Road resident reported finding jewelry on his property. The jewelry was returned to the police station.
- A Boston Post Road resident reported someone throwing pebbles at the house with the hope of getting someone's attention. Officers advised the person to stop throwing the pebbles. The resident was also notified of the officer's advice.
- Two residents on Uplook Drive reported their mailboxes had been vandalized.