Sudbury PD Warns Unlicensed Solicitors Roaming Local Streets

The following information was supplied by the Sudbury Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Between 6:37 p.m. and 7:59 p.m. on Tuesday night, the received five calls from residents complaining of solicitors.

Officers located numerous persons selling magazines for the Texas-based Urban Nation, a youth-oriented magazine subscription service. They had been trying to sell subscriptions to residents living on Henry's Mill Lane, Bent Road and Old Lancaster Road.

"All of the subjects were identified and warned about not being licensed in Sudbury," Lt. Scott Nix said. "They were notified if they continued, then necessary actions would be taken."

In what may be a separate incident on Hollow Oak Drive, a resident reported a black woman walked into the yard asking for money to help her get her kids back.

When officers arrived on the scene, they could not locate the subject or determine if the request was legitimate.

Nix said the resident did not give the woman any money.

In other police news from Tuesday:

  • An officer overheard what deemed to be a disturbance on Boston Post Road at about 12:23 a.m. It turned out to be two residents having an animated conversation while walking along Route 20.
  • A Moore Road resident reported seeing someone acting strange at 10:48 a.m. Officers could not locate the person.
  • Officers are investigating a hit-and-run accident that happened on Boston Post Road near Union Avenue just before 4 p.m. Two cars were involved. No injuries were reported.
  • A two-car accident was reported in the parking lot of . No one was injured.


Enuff September 05, 2012 at 11:29 PM
If a Selectman was wandering Sudbury after a Town Meeting and was reported missing would the same rules apply, or would we invoke the Lavender clause?
Armando September 06, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Would this be the same Urban Nation that brought someone wanted for weapons violation to our town?


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