Athol Police Log: March 13

Published: 3/14/2019 10:26:53 AM

12:41 a.m — Noise complaint, loud bang heard in area of Fletcher Place.

4 a.m. — Bearsden Road caller requesting police assistance in getting a 97-year-old family member back into the house. Officer requested ambulance to the scene; transported female to Athol Hospital for evaluation.

8:55 a.m. — Hapgood Street caller would like a backpack picked up. Officer handled.

9:12 a.m — Served warrant of apprehension, Main Street.

9:55 a.m. — Party in lobby requesting to speak with officer about disagreement among tenants, Union Street. Advised of court options.

10:28 a.m. — Chestnut Hill Avenue; walk in voiced concern about a window being opened; requested extra patrols due to a lot of activity in his neighborhood.

10:58 a.m. — Officer recovered uncapped needle on sidewalk, Allen and Riverbend streets. Disposed.12:25 p.m. — Ambulance requested to Ward Street for male party who fell; no injuries.

12:34 p.m. — Report of suspicious activity, Main Street. Nothing found.

1:15 p.m. — Animal Control Officer (ACO) to Mechanic Street for kennel inspection.

4:18 p.m. — Goddard Street caller reporting fox in yard that can barely move. ACO advised.

4:22 p.m. — Assisted other agency, Cottage Street. Officer stood by for safety; 17-year-old refused to leave with Dept. of Children and Families.

4:23 p.m. — Pleasant Street walk-in reports someone took her EBT card and cash and spent it. Advised to speak with her bank.

4:34 p.m. — Vehicle complaint, Crescent Street. Party reporting someone messing with her car and putting sticky stuff on it; clear and drips down side of car on side facing the street. Has happened three times since March 8.

4:37 p.m. — Medical emergency, Pequoig Avenue and Pinedale; party located and was fine.

5:13 p.m. — Allen Street caller reporting tenant is destroying her apartment that he owns. No damage found inside.

5:17 p.m. — Animal complaint, Main Street. Owl on ground; caller unsure if hurt.

5:34 p.m. — 911 caller reporting disturbance, Allen Street.

6:13 p.m. — Ambulance to Main street for female having a seizure.

7:26 p.m. — Union Street caller to speak with officer about another tenant hanging cameras all around property. Officer advised caller there is no issue if the cameras are in a common area.

8:31 p.m.  — Medical emergency, Wellington Street for 76-year-old female reporting severe back pain.

8:54 p.m. — 911 call for erratic operator, Hapgood Street. Caller states erratic operator was behind her; she let the vehicle pass and then they slammed on their brakes. Somehow the vehicle, a gray van, ended up back behind the caller and she was afraid they were going to follow her home. The vehicle turned off of Hapgood onto Cottage. Area checked; negative contact.

9:08 p.m. — Officer flagged down on Traverse Street for party passed out in a truck. After banging on the window several times, the party woke up from his nap. Just waiting for his grandson.

9:27 p.m. — Assisted other agency; DCF requesting assistance with going to a residence on Cottage Street.

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