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Athol Police Log: June 9-10

Published: 6/11/2019 11:02:59 AM
Modified: 6/11/2019 11:02:54 AM

Sunday, June 9

8:45 a.m.— Party in station to turn himself in for violation of probation. Battery for his ankle monitor is dead and that is why he was turning self in. At this time there is no warrant in the system.

9:15 a.m. — South Athol Road caller reporting mailbox was struck sometime overnight. He repaired it himself.

12:54 p.m. — Report of car that keeps going up on the sidewalk and almost hit two cars, Main Street. Officer arrested Samantha A. Blanchette, 22, Green Street, Athol,  on charges of operating a motor vehicle unlicensed, and six warrants.

2:01 p.m. — Report of minor motor vehicle accident, Main Street. Vehicles operated by Justin Hanks, Maple Street, Athol, and Mary Louise Owen, Lenox Street, Athol, were involved. Three-month old baby in the vehicle. Owen vehicle was entering traffic and struck Hanks vehicle while attempting a left hand turn.

3:57 p.m. — 911 call for 48-year-old unresponsive female, not breathing, Fredette Street. Caller unwilling to give CPR. Ambulance responded.

5:03 p.m. — Liberty Street caller reporting her house was broken into about an hour ago while her daughter was home alone. Believes someone used a credit card to open the door and carried something out. Caller’s daughter was home and knew the person that entered the house. Unknown what may have been taken.

8:29 p.m. — Suspicious activity, Chestnut Street caller reporting his house was egged. Wants to make sure he is not targeted Officer took Information and photographs.

Monday, June 10

9:57 a.m. — Caller reporting harassment by unknown subject demanding money, Ward Street. Attempted to block number. Spoke with son who will change callers phone.

11:32 a.m. — Caller reporting handicap scooter chained to post, Silver Lake Beach. Officer advised police are aware of it and owner is making arrangements to retrieve it.

1:20 p.m — Party to speak with officer about her rights being denied, Cottage Street. Officer spoke with both parties.

2:14 p.m. — Caller states he took down phone wire with his truck, Traverse Street. Verizon and Spectrum notified.

2:39 p.m. — Motor vehicle crash, South Main Street. Vehicles operated by Jonathan S. Eldridge, Main Street, Athol and Sally Leblanc, North Main Street, Orange, were involved. Caller reported one of their delivery drivers was just hit; no injuries. Eldridge bumped into the other motor vehicle. Damage under $1,000; parties exchanged info. Small tear in the bumper sticker on the fleet motor vehicle.

3:17 p.m. — Report of a party sitting on the sidewalk not looking well, Main Street. Party was sleeping after being discharged from Athol Hospital.  

3:22 p.m. — Party reporting her daughter’s friend stole her Apple airpods. Will take up matter with ARMS school in the morning.

5:52 p.m. — Suspicious activity, Petersham Road. Report of a dark vehicle that looks like a box-like van just dropped off rocks and cement blocks on the property. Party stated she yelled at them and they said their buddy told them they could. Nothing suspicious found.

8:01 p.m. — New Athol Road, caller reporting two children in a car with no adults around. Car is running and two kids in the back with the windows open; have been there for a while. Found teenager in the back; no issues.

9:29 p.m. — Party reporting fraud on her EBT card, Templeton Road. Advised to fill out a statement.

9:29 p.m. — Silver Lake Street caller reporting fraud/scam. Party gave no info and was advised to block the caller regarding the brand new Mercedes he won.

10:19 p.m. — Pleasant Street caller reporting a tree limb hit her car and is now in the middle of the road. Windshield struck, no other damage.

10:57 p.m. — Silver Lake Street party calling worried about her son who is in custody of the father and would like her kids back tonight, but they are not due back until Wednesday.  Anther party called regarding the same call.

11:43 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with officer about a trespass notice, Sanders Street. Trespass notice had been served to paying boarders by the apartment tenants. Boarder was advised that the order was indeed in effect until issue could be settled through court. Boarder given courtesy transport to a residence due to the rain.


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