Please support the Athol Daily News' COVID-19 coverage

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the local economy — and many of the advertisers who support our work — to a near standstill. During this unprecedented challenge, we continue to make our coronavirus coverage free to everyone at because we feel our most critical mission is to deliver vital information to our communities. If you believe local news is essential, especially during this crisis, please donate.

Thank you for your support of the Athol Daily News.

Michael Moses, Publisher

Athol Police Log Jan. 6

Published: 1/10/2020 9:56:47 PM
Modified: 1/10/2020 9:56:06 PM
Monday, Jan. 6

12:35 a.m. — Caller reporting her doorbell was stolen and she knows who stole it due to it still being within WiFi range, Laurel Street. Reported that someone ripped her Ring video doorbell off of her door sometime after she installed it today. She feels it could have been the upstairs neighbors due to an ongoing feud but she has no proof they are involved. She will call APD if she has any new information about the theft.

7:31 a.m. — Motor vehicle accident, Main Street. A vehicle owned and operated by Jamie Lynn Tamasunas of School Street rear ended a vehicle owned by Vegetation Control Service Inc. Officer requesting Dale’s for AAA tow.

7:44 a.m. — 911 call for an unresponsive 29-year-old male, Laurel Street. AFD requesting mutual aid from OFD. CPAC and Crime Scene contacted and en route. ME on scene and has the body. Under investigation.

8:01 a.m. — 911 caller reporting that she struck a deer with her car, Silver Lake Street and West Royalston Road. The deer jumped into the roadway striking the right front fender. Animal deceased. Minor vehicle damage.

8:02 a.m. — OPD requesting a welfare check on a 17-year-old male, Wilson Avenue. Officer advised to check school system. Advised of concern.

9:07 a.m. — 31-year-old female fell and is having left-side pain, Lumber and Freedom streets.

9:26 a.m. — Subject into the station to speak to an officer about a neighbor complaint, Laurel Street. Reporting party has on-going issue with neighbor and was made aware police were at her residence last night. Reporting party had words with the neighbor earlier in the day and wanted to make sure the police involvement wasn’t involving her.

10:30 a.m. — Officer returned property to ARMS, Pleasant Street. Laptop and musical instrument returned.

12:19 p.m. — Officer is investigating suspicious activity, Main Street. Party denies going to door.

1:06 p.m. — Officer assisting tractor trailer unit making a delivery as it needed the entire road to back into loading dock, Crescent Street.

3:37 p.m. — Caller stating there is a white Honda Civic parked near his home and feels it is suspicious, Partridgeville Road. No issues, the vehicle was waiting for the school bus.

3:45 p.m. — Caller stating there is a male walking in front of her residence that she believes has a no trespass order from the residence, Partridgeville Road. Male party is on the other side of the road speaking with his girlfriend and not on the property. Not in violation of the order, no issues.

4:47 p.m. — Complaints about male party asking people for money outside, Main Street. Reporting party is a passerby only, was not asked for money. Staff said they would call back if he was causing them issues and wanted him removed.

5:06 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop, South Main Street. Owner/operator has expired license. Stated he knew it was expired but didn’t realize he could not drive with it. Party’s mother and sister picked him up.

5:35 p.m. — Caller stating there are three males arguing, Crescent and Brattle streets. Parties are building a deck, no issues.

6:16 p.m. — Female caller reporting icy roads, Chase Road. DPW advised of the normal areas icing over.

6:49 p.m. — Motor vehicle accident, Doe Valley and Woodlawn roads. Vehicle slid off the roadway and into a tree due to road being ice covered., No personal injury. DPW advised of road conditions. Dale’s has the vehicle.

8:06 p.m. — Motor vehicle accident, Main Street. Male party misjudged the light pole in the parking lot and drove vehicle down the side.

8:30 p.m. – Caller looking to speak with an officer in regards to dropping off property to a male party, Pinedale Avenue.

E-Edition & Local Ads


athol forecast

Most Popular

Athol Town Clerk scales back voting hours


Finalists chosen in regional superintendent search

Starrett scaling back operations in Scotland

Social Media

Athol Daily News

14 Hope Street,
Greenfield, MA 01302-1367
Telephone: (413) 772-0261
FAX (413) 772-2906


Copyright © 2019 by Newspapers of Massachusetts, Inc.