Westborough resident summoned in connection with damage at neighbor's house
On 9/6/13, at approximately 1:52 AM, the Westborough Police received a 9-1-1 call requesting an ambulance for the resident of 1 Gale Meadow Way Westborough who was bleeding from his feet.
The arriving units found Michael D. Turpin, age 44 of this residence in the rear of his house near his pool. He was bleeding profusely from lacerations to both his feet. He was unable to explain how he received the injuries. Turpin was treated by Paramedics from the Westborough Fire Dept. and transported to U. Mass Medical for treatment.
Officer Caleb Polseno was able to follow bloody footprints from 1 Gale Meadow Way through the yard of 3 Gale Meadow Way and eventually to 5 Gale Meadow Way. He observed that this residence had been broken into and there was significant damage throughout the inside. The residents were away for the night. Officers found that a large fish tank had been smashed and numerous doors, windows and mirrors had been smashed with a hammer. The water had been turned on in a sink and the bathtub. Towels had been placed in the bathtub in an effort to flood the room. Large amounts of blood were observed on the floors throughout the house. Officers located a hammer in the bushes outside the front of the house.
Turpin was interviewed by Detectives at the hospital and was advised that he was being summoned to WDC for unarmed burglary and malicious destruction of property. The damage to the residence is estimated at several thousands of dollars.
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