Athol Police Log


3:42 p.m. - Employee reports male party eating at counter, swearing at other customers and causing a disturbance, Main Street. Located subject and advised of complaint. He stated he did get into an argument with someone in the store. Stated he was staying at friend’s house. Subject dropped off at that location.

4:01 p.m. - Abandoned 911 call, Sanders Street. No answer on call back. Spoke to home owner who stated there were phone issues and he would contact his provider.

4:24 p.m. - Caller reports dead cat near historical society, Main Street. Animal control officer advised.

4:28 p.m. - Sex offender information given to walk-in.

4:53 p.m. - Alarm, Pequoig Avenue. Female party on scene with incorrect pass code. Officer sent; members on scene. No issues. Electrician working on alarm.

6:02 p.m. - Caller reports subject left house without permission an hour ago and has not returned, Sanders Street. Subject walked to store without permission from parents. Party called back to report child was behind Sanders Street School.

6:53 p.m. - Employee requests officer for customer who had altercation with another customer in parking lot, Main Street. Vehicle gone on arrival. Subject unable to get license plate.

7:44 p.m. - Caller reports female party from group home left, Petersham Road. Staff located subject prior to Route 2. No further assistance needed.

8:59 p.m. - Attempt to serve restraining order (209A), South Street.

10:57 p.m. - Caller reports suspicious vehicle went behind her neighbor’s house, South Athol Road.


1:07 a.m. - Caller reports suspicious vehicle parked in her parking lot, Winthrop Street. It has been there for about 20 minutes. Two subjects inside vehicle. They stated they were hanging out and talking.

2:46 a.m. - House check, Old Keene Road.

2:54 a.m. - House check, Pleasant Street.

4:05 a.m. - Caller reports hearing child crying for help, Craigin Street. Same has been reported several times and caller is unsure from where sound is coming. Nothing heard after several minutes of sitting in the area.

4:19 a.m. - Officer out at residence where vehicle in driveway has open door, New Sherborn Road. Vehicle not registered. It appeared door was left open after vehicle interior had been cleaned, as floor mats were hanging on bed of truck.

4:42 a.m. - House check, Franklin Street.

5:09 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance due to abdominal pain, School Street. Assisted Athol Fire Department with transport.

8:54 a.m. - Traffic stop, Crescent and Leonard streets. Expired registration sticker on plate.

9:34 a.m. - Attempt to serve summons, Grove Street.

10:54 a.m. - Caller reports female subject in breakdown lane on bridge near former Newcomb Motors, Daniel Shays Highway. Female stated she was having issues with her son and he wasn’t listening to her. Stated son kept walking way ahead of her and her other son. She stated she got upset and without thinking she just decided to sit on the side of the road. Spoke to her and both sons about this not being a safe thing to do. At 11:11, officer transported party and her children to Family Dollar.

11:10 a.m. - Health code violation, D Street.

11:10 a.m. - Contacted subject about possible sinkhole developing in front of Lake Street location.

11:39 a.m. - Caller reports his wallet has been missing since Friday, Exchange Street. Description and location where he believed it to have been lost or stolen from vehicle were given. He did not want to speak to an officer.

12:07 p.m. - Walk-in reports she was there for an escort that was pre-arranged, Auburn Place. Spoke to female who stated she did not need police at this time.

12:24 p.m. - Caller requested phone number.

12:29 p.m. - Report of attempted break-in, Lake Street. Officer sent; report taken. Damage observed to door. No entry gained.

12:46 p.m. - Records check received.

12:56 p.m. - Subject reports losing wallet. Description given.

2:28 p.m. - Caller reports his vehicle was almost hit by a disc at disc range, Flat Rock Road. Officer advised of the call which was to be handled after 3 p.m.

3:41 p.m. - Caller requests Department of Public Works be contacted for family member having issue with water leak, J Street. DPW notified.

3:52 p.m. - Caller requests extra patrols, Spring Street.

3:56 p.m. - Walk-in reports vehicle was hit-and-run while he was at a restaurant, School Street.

4:29 p.m. - Caller reports $180 was stolen from his wallet, Chestnut Street. Subject to fill out written statement.

7:32 p.m. - Caller reports possible underage drinking taking place at residence, Jeanne Drive. Spoke to home owner. It was just him and one other adult and his two children at home. There was no underage drinking and subject seemed to think caller was someone who has something against him and was making false allegations.

7:50 p.m. - Caller reports loud music coming from residential area, Beach Street. Unsure of exact source but stated it was playing for several hours. Spoke to home owner and advised her to shut off music.

8:07 p.m. - Caller reports male party driving a white SUV at a high rate of speed in residential area while many children are trick-or-treating, Lenox Street. Stated she recognized driver who yelled at her. Partial plate number given. Record check did not come back with any matching vehicle. Officers advised; no contact.

8:42 p.m. - Caller reports pile of leaves on fire, Bryant and Vine streets. AFD had fire out prior to officer’s arrival. Stood by for traffic control.

9:29 p.m. - Caller reports hearing loud argument taking place, Laurel Street. States someone on street is apparently having a party and it sounds like there is going to be a fight. On arrival, there was no one out in street and it was all quiet. Stood in area for several minutes; nothing heard.

11:18 p.m. - Caller requests assistance with probate matter involving custody of her children with her ex, Cottage Street.

11:33 p.m. - Caller reports vehicle just struck his front wall and continued south on South Athol Road. Area checked; suspect vehicle was not located. Evidence gathered at scene.


1:15 a.m. - House check, Old Keene Road.

2:03 a.m. - Employee reports customer is passed out in car in parking lot, Brookside Road. Spoke to female who stated she was just very tired and wanted to sleep for a little while. Officer did not detect any signs of impairment. Sent on way.

2:38 a.m. - House check, Franklin Street.

6:24 a.m. - Orange Police report transformer exploded on South Main Street. National Grid advised.

8:04 a.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for elderly female who is having medical issues, Mount Pleasant Street.

9:11 a.m. - Walk-in requests to speak to officer about ex-wife and child custody issue.

10:32 a.m. - Caller reports loose dog, Ridge Road. Advised to contact ACO, as it is an ongoing issue. Area checked; no loose dog observed.

10:55 a.m. - Miscellaneous incident, Crescent Street.

11:22 a.m. - Private investigator into station to state he will be in the area today.

11:24 a.m. - Traffic stop, South Main Street. Verbal warning for following too closely.

1:27 p.m. - Follow-up, Prospect Street.

2:27 p.m. - Caller requests officer respond for vandalism to vehicle, Anzio Road. States that sometime on Saturday his rear driver’s side window was broken out. Unknown if done on purpose or not. Nothing found in vehicle that caused damage.

3:45 p.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for male party who has fallen, Main Street. Subject breathing and conscious. Assisted AFD.

7:34 p.m. - Assisted state’s Department of Children and Families, Partridgeville Road.

8:14 p.m. - Caller reports drug activity, Auburn Place. Vehicle gone on arrival.

8:48 p.m. - 209A served South Street.

10:12 p.m. - Caller requests ambulance for male party who is intoxicated and fell and hit his head, Gibson Driver. AFD on scene at 10:17.


12:21 a.m. - House check, Main Street.

1:02 a.m. - House check, Main Street.

Athol Daily News

PO Box 1000
225 Exchange Street
Athol, MA 01331
Phone: (978) 249-3535


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