Athol Police Log


8:33 a.m. - Officers out at high school and middle school for K-9 drug searches. Nothing found.

10 a.m. - Caller reports vehicles have been left in parking lot for several days, Main Street.

10:54 a.m. - 911 caller reports his girlfriend stated she is going to jump in front of a vehicle while they are walking, Fish Street. Athol Fire Department notified. Female party located and taken to Athol Hospital as a Section 12 patient.

11:15 a.m. - Walk-in requests welfare check, Fairview Avenue.

11:19 a.m. - Caller reports black Dodge Magnum speeding and going through stop signs, Riverbend Street.

12:14 p.m. - Caller reports owners of other business soliciting inside his business, Exchange Street.

1:32 p.m. - 911 caller reports female fell off sidewalk into road, Main Street. States female was helped up. AFD notified.

3:18 p.m. - Executed search warrant at AH.

3:32 p.m. - Served trespass notice, Main Street.

3:44 p.m. - Walk-in reports harassment.

4:46 p.m. - Report of elder abuse, Morton Meadows.

4:49 p.m. - Traffic stop, Main and Union streets. Verbal warning for failure to obey traffic sign.

4:54 p.m. - Traffic stop, Hapgood and Flecther streets. Warning for loud exhaust.

4:58 p.m. - Traffic stop, Hapgood Street and South Athol Road. Written warning for non-working headlight.

5:02 p.m. - Traffic stop, Hapgood Street. Vehicle towed for revoked registration.

5:04 p.m. - Summons served, Church Street.

5:44 p.m. - Caller reports receiving threatening messages, Gibson Drive.

6:22 p.m. - Traffic stop, Pinedale Avenue and Riverbend Street.

7:21 p.m. - Traffic stop, Main and Riverbend streets. Verbal warning for loud exhaust and broken tail light.

7:21 p.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. Vehicle towed for expired, non-renewable registration.

7:29 p.m. - Caller reports her grandson is out of control, Euclid Street. Officers spoke to family. Subjects advised of court options.

7:46 p.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. Warning for speeding.

8:25 p.m. - Traffic stop, Fish Park. Subject sent on way.

8:39 p.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street.

11:46 p.m. - Caller reports her friend hasn’t been heard from in a couple of days, Sanders Street. Subject went to apartment and found door wide open. States party’s caretaker was confrontational. Found door was not wide open and that it was a common entryway door. Door secured. Spoke to personal care attendant who stated subject had been talking a lot about how she was going to spend time with family members for the day. PCA heard what she thought was party leaving apartment and getting into a vehicle. PCA was not concerned and stated party is a grown woman who can come and go as she pleases.

11:48 p.m. - Traffic stop, Crescent Street. Verbal warning for defective plate light.


12:02 a.m. - Traffic stop, South Street. Verbal warning for failure to use directional.

12:38 a.m. - Traffic stop, South and School streets. Verbal warning for failure to use headlights.

12:53 a.m. - 911 caller reports carbon monoxide detectors are sounding, New Sherborn Road. AFD responded. Low battery.

1:35 a.m. - House check, Old Keene Road.

2:09 a.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. Verbal warning for marked lanes violation.

3:07 a.m. - 911 caller reports her daughter, 17, who is a Section 12 patient has run off, Anzio Road. Located subject on Main Street. Subject went voluntarily to her home. Mother advised how to pursue matter through the court.

3:56 a.m. - Citations issued for overnight winter parking ban violations, Main Street.

4:40 a.m. - House check, Franklin Street.

4:43 a.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. Written warning for speeding.

4:51 a.m. - 911 caller requests ride to Fitchburg from Radcliffe Street location. States he is outside and subjects won’t let him into residence to get his belongings. Advised of proper 911 use. Subject taken into protective custody.

7:53 a.m. - Alarm, Tower Road. Building secure.

8:30 a.m. - Caller reports neighbor has had medication taken from apartment, Sanders Street. Under investigation.

8:59 a.m. - Caller inquired about law regarding workers who will be doing roof work on the holiday, Freedom Street. Contacted building inspector. No known laws preventing emergency work from being done. Spoke to work crew who was only going to do one side because of a hole and because rain is forecast.

9:04 a.m. - Walk-in requests to speak to officer.

9:07 a.m. - Traffic stop, Main Street. Stopped for harsh and objectionable noise.

10 a.m. - Caller requests to speak to officer about child safety seat law, Brickyard Road.

11:18 a.m. - 911 mis-dial, Harrington Street. Confirmed child playing with phone.

11:23 a.m. - Caller reports erratic driver, Pleasant Street. States driver was speeding and passed on double yellow lines. Area checked; no contact.

1:39 p.m. - 911 caller reports caller and others will be leaving for another location for dinner and son is refusing to go with them, Miles Road. States she does not want son in residence. Spoke to all involved. Advised of options regarding eviction.

Athol Daily News

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


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