Athol Police: Jan. 7-9

Published: 1/10/2019 9:50:43 AM
Monday, Jan. 7

4:12 p.m. — Caller reports open door, Riverbend Street. Blown open by wind; search of building conducted, no damage.

4:37 p.m. — Chestnut Hill Avenue caller requesting officer stating she is getting threatening text messages on Facebook from unknown user. Advised to stop responding and block the individual. Report taken.

6:48 p.m. — Female in lobby asking to speak with officer about dispute involving son. Family/friends report possible domestic situation; officers spoke with individual who states he is safe at home and does not need any further assistance.He was provided with resources if he changes his mind. Based on information given, 51A filed with DCF.

9:23 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Main and Exchange streets. Arrested Gary Harrison, 62, of 86 Glendale Ave., Athol on charges of operating under the influence of liquor, marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Dick’s towed vehicle.

10:23 p.m. — Ambulance to Concord Street for female party.

10:27 p.m. — Chestnut Hill Avenue male requesting officer assistance. He takes care of his neighbor’s house and noticed doors were unlocked, would like someone to do walk-though with him.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

12:05 a.m. — Ambulance requested for 86-year-old, Old Keene Road.

3:10 a.m. — Winter parking ban violations, Main Street, Central Street, School Street (3 tickets issued).

3:20 a.m. — Winter parking ban violations, Main Street, Sanders Street, Cottage Street, Wood Street, Pequoig Avenue (2), Exchange Street.

5:24 a.m —E-911 transfer from the state for an Intoxicated adult on the phone who is lost, South Athol Road and Partridgeville Road. Officer made contact with subject and transported back to residence in Orange.

9:01 a.m. — 911 caller reporting 70-pound hounddog without leash charging people at bus stop, Park Street. Animal Control Officer picked up dog and released back to owner and advised to vaccinate by the 12th and follow-up on license or subject to fines.

8:12 a.m. — Report of 80-pound pitbull/great dane dog running in an out of traffic, Main and School streets. ACO on lookout. No longer in area.

8:53 a.m. — Ambulance responded to Brookside Road for male party in and out of consciousness.

9:26 a.m. — Ambulance to Pinedale Road for 68-year-old male.

12:57 p.m. — Accident, Lake Ellis Road involving vehicles operated by Laurie J. Mundell, 51 Winter St., Athol and Lisa M. Courtemanche, 56 Cass Circle, Athol. No injuries. Both vehicles towed. Courtemanche was issued a citation.

1:48 p.m. — Ambulance responded to West Royalston Road for 89-year-old male who fell.

1:50 p.m. — 911 hangup call for elevator issue, Main Street. No one inside elevator upon arrival; believed to have been hit accidentally.

2:17 p.m. — Colonial Drive party in to report a scam. Report taken. Fraud packet provided.

3:22 p.m. — Report of carbon monoxide activation, Pitman Road.

3:28 p.m. — Lenox Street caller requested assistance from officers for son, who is not listening.

4:02 p.m. — Caller reports female threw cat from second story porch into street, Chestnut Street and Cottage Street.

4:19 p.m. — Ambulance responded to Intervale Avenue for 50-year-old having difficulty breathing.

4:48 p.m. — Grove Street caller stating she can smell carbon monoxide in her apartment. Assisted fire department.

4:56 p.m. — Ambulance to Pleasant Street and Edward Street for juvenile with a severe bloody nose on a school bus.

5:39 p.m. — Third party calling to report motor vehicle accident, Pleasant Street. Vehicle operated by Emily A. Gauvin, 560 Cottage St., Athol struck a telephone pole near Athol Middle School and damage her car. Ambulance refused, Dale’s Towing contacted and on scene.

6:30 p.m. — Ambulance to South Main Street for elderly man.

9:27 p.m. — Female party calling about suspicious people in and out of neighbor’s house who has recently passed, so house should be vacant, Oak Avenue. Officer started track, headed down Oak Avenue toward South Athol Road.

9:49 p.m. — Accident, South Athol Road, involving Bruce D. King, 1811 White Pond Rd., Athol. Dale’s Towing contacted.

10:15 p.m. — Accident, South Athol Road. Vehicles operated by Robert J. Riley, 152 Barre Rd., Templeton, and Greggory H. Kimball, 250 Brookside Road, Orange, were involved. Officer advised hit and run on the scene of the accident; vehicle struck Kimball’s truck and then took off. Officer stopped vehicle on Hapgood near Cottage Street.

10:48 p.m. — Ambulance to Pleasant Street for party with hip pain from fall previous night.

11:25 p.m. — Main Street worker reporting young men ripping parking meters out of the ground. Officer located two males involved. The two men kicked over the “no parking” sign and began to pull on the parking meter. Meter was not damaged and officer set the sign back up (no damage). Officer spoke with the men about their conduct and advised of possible charges.

11:58 p.m. — Male requested to speak with officer about prior accident with his vehicle, Prospect Street. Operators exchanged information, damage under $1,000.

Wednesday, January 9

8:05 a.m. — Grove Street office reporting female party is outside building harassing all patients on their way in. Female spoke to officer about landlord and neighbor. Advised to leave patrons alone while they enter business.

9 a.m — Ambulance to Old Keene Road for 77-year-old female.

9:20 a.m. — Female in lobby to report items found at a store from previous night’s breaking and entering. Officer requesting a pickup truck from DPW for items to be picked up. Detective spoke with subject in regard to opening investigation.

9:36 a.m. — Male party requesting assistance with a tenant harassing his patients in the therapy room, Grove Street. Female party states she is continuing to harass his patients. Advised her to close the door and leave them alone.

11:36 a.m. — Loose dog, Main Street.

11:57 a.m. — Female requests to speak with officer regarding an issue with a deceased woman and her family, Main Street. She states she has permission from deceased party’s son to enter and clean apartment. Wanted police to confirm same with son to avoid conflict with daughter.

12:16 p.m. — Ambulance to Fish Street for 60-year-old female.

12:29 p.m. — Officer flagged down for needles found, main Street. Retrieved and secured same.

12:56 p.m. — State Police report a tractor trailer hit a yellow light pole, Templeton Road. Operator involved George P. Mulry II, 4 Marilyn Dr., Webster, operating a TT owned by KWL Inc., of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Report taken. Officer transported male party to gas station. State highway notified about light on the ground.

1:03 p.m. — Chestnut Street caller reports possible breaking and entering at backdoor.

1:06 p.m. — School Resource Officer responded to Pleasant Street for student not cooperating.

1:16 p.m. — Report of stolen kayak, Vine Street, under investigation.

3:17 p.m. — Pleasant Street caller stated they had a mother pick up a child from the elementary school and the mother should not have. While enroute, both mom and dad showed at the police station and started arguing in front of DCF workers. Officers explained to both parties this is a probate issue and to file for contempt of court if it violates the order.

5:47 p.m. — Ambulance to Daniel Shays Highway for 70-year-old male.

6:59 p.m. — Animal complaint, yellow lab in roadway. Returned to owner.

7:04 p.m. — Crescent Street caller requesting officer because he has been asked to leave the house and he doesn’t want to. Spoke with female party involved who states he does not need to be there; male party was causing a scene. Male was advised to leave the property and not to return unless invited.

7:51 p.m. — Sanders Street caller stated there is a bus parked near the school and there are no lights on. MSP Trooper checked and advised there is no bus there.

7:58 p.m. — Winthrop Street caller asked to speak with officer regarding an issue he has with a person he would like out of his house. States when he does pick up personal items, he would like officers present. Advised to call back then.

8:28 p.m.  — Hit and run, Main Street. Vehicle owned by Jamie M. Law, 78 Newell Pond Rd., Greenfield, was struck by unknown vehicle. Minimal damage done. Report taken.

8:33 p.m. — Officer was flagged down on Main Street regarding a male party in a trench coat flagging people down. Male party was intoxicated in traffic. Sober friend attempting to walk him home. Both parties given courtesy transport to Prospect Street where they both had a sober friend to look after them. Both agreed to stay home for the evening.

11:26 p.m. — E-911 caller reporting a family member making suicidal statements. Officer requested ambulance. Transported to Athol Hospital where Section 12 was completed.






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