A good deed in the crime blog

This isn’t a page one story or anything, but after six days of vacation, I thought it was a good way to get back to work.

I wasn’t even officially back at work yet today when I stopped by the main post office in Lowell. As I was on my way back to my car in the parking lot, an elderly woman asked me if I had a coat hanger in my car. She was locked out of her own car.

A Lowell Police officer was already helping the woman, but was having a tough time getting the door unlocked.

I thought I may have had a coat hanger in my trunk, so I opened it to check. Before I could even check, though, Officer Sergio Maldonado managed to get the woman’s door unlocked, earning a very heartfelt “thank you.” Continue reading