Athol Public Safety Log

Friday, Dec. 22

7:28 a.m. - Transported party home, Metropolitan Court.

7:52 a.m. - Spoke with trooper from C-PAC who confirmed having firearm in their possession. Item to be removed from system as missing.

8:22 a.m. - Party called 911 for subject in Worcester. Call transferred to Worcester dispatch.

8:35 a.m. - Detective at Orange District Court.

8:45 a.m. - Follow-up, Tunnel Street.

9:17 a.m. - Walk-in reports someone who has a previous phone number of hers is pretending to be her, Wellington Street.

9:42 a.m. - Veterans Administration’s crisis line reports having veteran on the line who states he does not feel safe and wanted to go to the hospital, Bearsden Road. Assisted Athol Fire Department.

10:42 a.m. - 911 caller reports male party who has fallen in his driveway, Fredette Street. Possible leg injury. Assisted AFD. Party taken to Athol Hospital.

11:17 a.m. - Walk-in reports break-in that occurred on Dec. 18, Concord Street. Under investigation.

12:05 p.m. - 911 caller reports female, 98, who is unresponsive but breathing, Drury Avenue. AFD responded. Officer assisted. Patient refusal.

12:54 p.m. - 911 caller reports fire alarm and smoke on second floor, Main Street. Assisted AFD. Smoke caused by burnt contents in oven. Officer assisted with traffic control.

2:54 p.m. - Suspicious person hitchhiking, Templeton Road.

4:15 p.m. - Caller requests officers respond as her mother is causing a disturbance at residence, Craigin Street. Spoke to involved parties. Verbal argument. Advised of harassment prevention order (HPO) and restraining order (209A) options going forward.

4:47 p.m. - Elder Services to station dropping off information about incidents that occurred in August and October.

4:58 p.m. - Caller reports someone stole her crystal light covers, Wellington Street. Spoke with tenant at location who stated he has lived there for almost a year and does not believe they were there when he moved in.

8:18 p.m. - Caller reports she can see an outside fire from her house but was unable to give better location, Park Street. Located small outdoor fire at High and Allen streets. AFD handled.

8:39 p.m. - Large outside fire reported. High and Allen streets.

8:59 p.m. - Outside fire reported, Tremont and Park streets. Assisted AFD.

11:49 p.m. - Caller requests ambulance for female party choking, Earl Drive. AFD and officer responded.

Saturday, Dec. 23

2:31 a.m. - House check, Old Keene Road.

2:39 a.m. - House check, Franklin Street.

3:42 a.m. - House check, White Pond Road.

3:51 a.m. - House check, Carpenter Road.

9 a.m. - Caller requests ambulance for female, 91, with back pain, South Main Street. AFD responded. Party transported.

9:37 a.m. - Caller reports deer with broken legs on ice, Pinedale Road. Animal dispatched.

11:11 a.m. - State’s Department of Children and Families requested welfare check on three children, Central Street.

11:36 a.m. - Multiple calls report person lying on sidewalk, South Main Street.

12:07 p.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for male, 88, having medical emergency, Reservoir Drive.

1:23 p.m. - Caller wanted subject removed from residence, Cottage Street. States she was assaulted by subject.

2:04 p.m. - Mother wanted welfare check on daughter, Chestnut Street.

2:20 p.m. - Motor vehicle complaint, Twichell Street. Spoke to owner; vehicle to be removed.

11:25 p.m. - State Police requests assistance with welfare check, Main Street. Spoke to subject who stated he had no intention of harming herself.

Sunday, Dec. 24

2:04 a.m. - House check, North Orange Road.

2:06 a.m. - House check, Franklin Street.

2:12 a.m. - House check, Old Keene Road.

3:15 a.m. - Caller requests assistance, Harugari Street. Male party was notified of event and advised to call his son for further details.

3:37 a.m. - House check, Carpenter Road.

3:44 a.m. - House check, White Pond Road.

8:11 a.m. - Caller requests welfare check on her brother, Coolidge Street. Party called back to report brother had returned home and all was okay.

9:53 a.m. - Caller reports harassing phone calls, Park Street. Attempt made to contact party. No contact.

10:58 a.m. - Caller reports erratic driver, Chestnut Hill Avenue. No contact. Officer to be on the lookout.

10:58 a.m. - Caller requests assistance, Freedom Street. No answer on call back.

11:05 a.m. - Caller reports male party making suicidal statements, White Pond Road.

12:23 p.m. - 911 caller reports break-in in progress, Concord Street. Checked house and area; nothing found. No contact with landlord.

12:51 p.m. - 209A served, Hapgood Street.

12:56 p.m. - Attempt to serve summons, Exchange Street.

12:58 p.m. - Summons served, Freedom Street.

3:30 p.m. - Caller reports stalking, Brickyard Road. Information given to officer. Officer advised caller there was no stalking taking place.

3:38 p.m. - 911 caller reports smoke in house due to furnace problem, Mountainview Road. Assisted AFD. High carbon monoxide levels. House vented.

6:44 p.m. - Fire alarm, South Main Street. Assisted AFD. Burnt food.

7:03 p.m. - Traffic stop, School Street. Warning for failure to have lights on.

7:45 p.m. - Walk-in requests assistance. Officers went to walk-in’s residence with her to assist.

8:47 p.m. - Traffic stop, Templeton Road. Verbal warning for driving out of wrong exit, Templeton Road.

Monday, Dec. 25

12:59 a.m. - Caller requests police check store during the night, as she was unable to set alarm, Brookside Road. Conducted multiple checks; no issues.

2:27 a.m. - House check, North Orange Road.

3:05 a.m. - House check, Franklin Street.

3:55 a.m. - House check, Old Keene Road.

7:39 a.m. - Caller reports several vehicles stuck in snow, Main and School streets. Assisted with traffic control to enable vehicles to move.

8:15 a.m. - 911 hang-up, Millers River Drive. On call back, party stated there was no issue. Confirmed same.

9:34 a.m. - Fir alarm, South Main Street. Assisted AFD. Broken steam pipe was shut off.

11:40 a.m. - Caller requests assistance, Wallingford Avenue. Spoke to mother who stated she would stop at homes with her sons in the future to verify subjects wanted to be shoveled out for a fee.

1:41 p.m. - Officer kept the peace, Crescent Street.

4 p.m. - Officer spoke by phone with party stating his vehicle had been hit and no one stopped or left a note, Fish Street. Party to bring vehicle to station on Tuesday for officer to view damage.

4:26 p.m. - Walk-in requests to speak to officer about an issue with people who live next door to property he maintains, Ward Street. Officer out at location at 4:42.

4:32 p.m. - Caller requests to speak to officer about his ex-girlfriend, Freedom. Ex wanted to gather belongings today. Advised caller he would be contacted by officer when ex called police to set up a time.

5:19 p.m. - Walk-in reports her husband’s plow truck has a flat tire, South Street. Unable to get it fixed until Tuesday. Vehicle to be in parking lot over night. Plow taken off to allow for truck to be jacked up. Officers to keep eye on vehicle over night.

5:55 p.m. - Medical alert monitoring company reports fall alarm, King Road. Assisted AFD. Party taken to AH.

6:27 p.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance for male, 90, with fever and rapid pulse rate, Pleasant Street. Assisted AFD. Party taken to AH.

7:47 p.m. - 911 caller reports suspicious person, Sanders Street.

8:14 p.m. - Caller reports two large black dogs, possibly Labs, with reflective collars running in and out of traffic on Sanders Street. Officers out at Sanders Street location at 8:31.

8:44 p.m. - Assisted another police department with welfare check, Arlington Street.

9:22 p.m. - 911 caller reports his daughter, 26, has harmed herself with a knife, Pequoig Avenue. She no longer had a knife and was sitting with her mother in living room. Father stated wounds were superficial. Assisted AFD. Party went voluntarily to AH; Section 12 paperwork submitted.

11:23 p.m. - 911 caller requests ambulance, Brickyard Road. AFD responded. Party taken to hospital.

Today, Dec. 26

12:02 a.m. - House check, Franklin Street.

12:18 a.m. - House check, White Pond Road.

12:52 a.m. - House check, Old Keene Road.

3:17 a.m. - AH requests assistance with non-cooperative intoxicated female. Female placed in protective custody and taken to station.

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