Athol Police Log: Sept. 8-9

Published: 9/11/2019 9:36:14 PM
Modified: 9/11/2019 9:36:06 PM
Sunday, Sept. 8

11:14 p.m. — Suspicious activity, Market Drive. Worker reporting a vehicle of kids pulled in and then just jumped into another vehicle are just sitting in the parking lot. Subjects came from the movies in separate cars. Sent on way.

11:14 p.m. — Disturbance, Mann Court. Caller reporting male subject refusing to leave the apartment. Subject was found outside waiting for a ride. Advised to not return to caller’s apartment.

3:20 p.m. — Party reporting stolen wood from the property, White Pond Road. Advised of actions to take with neighbor.

3:31 p.m. — Animal complaint, South Main Street. Vehicle in parking lot with all windows up has dog that is continuously barking.

4:33 p.m. – Party in lobby to report dogs outside and barking every day, Silver Lake Street.

5:07 p.m. — Kennebunk Street; party in lobby stating a 1-year-old girl keeps getting out of her residence by herself and coming to the party’s residence across the street; it is not the first time. Spoke with party as for actions to take regarding child in yard.

5:26 p.m. — Ambulance to South Royalston Road for 92-year-old female who fell and has low pulse.

5:57 p.m. - 911 call from male with Alzheimer’s who did not know their location; officer requesting ambulance for male.

6:38 p.m. — Suspicious activity, Silver Lake Beach. Party reporting a suspicious vehicle in the area. Sent on way, no issues.

7:17 p.m. — Suspicious activity, Pequoig Avenue.Caller reporting possible drug activity in area. Gone on arrival.

7:23 p.m. — Disturbance, Prospect Street. Officer out with parties having verbal argument.

7:35 p.m. — Motor vehicle crash, Main Street, involving vehicles operated by Branden Tyler Burke, S. Shore Drive, Orange, and Richard Myers Plotkin, Lindsay Lane, Athol. Dale’s Auto on scene for tow.

9:35 p.m. — Harassment, Lake Street.

10:03 p.m. – Illegal burn, Congress Street. Anonymous party reporting a large bonfire and loud music in the area.

10:22 p.m. — Disturbance, Main Street. Party reporting a male that is harassing employees. Party sent on way with sober friend and was told if he was dealt with again tonight he would be placed in protective custody.

Monday, Sept. 9

6:49 a.m. — E-911 caller requesting ambulance to Crescent Street for 58-year-old with difficulty breathing.

7 a.m. — Walk-in for Sex Offender Registration Board registration. Subject did not have two proper forms of proof of address. Will return.

10:22 a.m. — Party requesting a welfare check for a tenant, Main Street. Officer had seen and spoken to party in question recently and is fine.

10:31 a.m. — Party would like to speak with officer regarding his dog being taken, South Athol Road. Advised of civil court option.

1:12 p.m. — Suspicious activity, Main Street. Caller states there are two males arguing and one had a large knife on his side. One was on a bike and the other on foot. Area checked, unable to locate.

1:35 p.m. — Officer requesting fire department to scene of Silver Lake Street for active fire alarm.

1:55 p.m. — 911 caller requesting ambulance for female party who has injuries from a fall yesterday, Kennebunk Street.

3:21 p.m. — Follow-up investigation; spoke with party about stolen motorcycle.

4:05 p.m. — Fire engine responded to Daniel Shays Highway for report of smoke in the building and alarm going off. No flames. Officer assisted fire department.

4:31 p.m. — Cooke Place. Property owner calling to report male party can now come to the property and is lifting the trespass notice.

5:04 p.m. — 911 call/hang up call, Pleasant Street. Assisted, no issues.

5:17 p.m. — Assisted citizen, West Royalston Road. Caller requesting information regarding trespassing signs. No issue with hanging signs.

6:20 p.m. — Follow-up investigation conducted, Hampstead Place.

6:27 p.m. – Caller reporting his car broke down, Sanders Street, and he wants to leave it there until morning. No issues.

6:48 p.m. — Green Street stating party is making Q5 statements on Facebook. Officer spoke with female who stated she is just having a bad day. Party was left with another adult in residence.

7:26 p.m. — Caller reporting possible drug activity, Silver Lake park.

7:41 p.m. — Motor vehicle complaint, Unity Avenue. Party calling for the truck that sped by and tore up his lawn and is parked in front of the DPW, but it is the wrong way into the gate.

8:12 p.m. — Larceny, Flat Rock Road. Caller stated her patio pavers were stolen from her driveway. Party wanted extra patrols and did not want to pursue any charges or investigation.

8:29 p.m. — Caller stating a bear walked through backyard, Cottage Street.

8:34 p.m. — Follow-up investigation, Ridge Avenue.

8:43 p.m. — Keyholder looking for an officer to assist with a check of a light being on, Main Street. Searched inside the church and secured the doors.

8:57 p.m. — Assisted citizen, South Main Street. Caller stated three men tried to break into his apartment. Spoke with caller; advised actions to take for individuals knocking on door.

9:25 p.m. — Officer out with disabled motor vehicle, New Athol Road, that has been parked for over one year. Dispatch attempted phone call to party; unable to leave voicemail. Petersham contacted about individual from their town. Motor vehicle has been abandoned in the parking lot for months. Vehicle towed.

9:25 p.m. — Caller states a malt party is being disruptive on her grandmother’s property, Congress Street. Found misunderstanding between caller and involved party. Both separated for the night.

9:32 p.m. — Welfare check, Shore Drive. 911 call for party who has not been given his medication for the night and needs them before bed. Officer spoke with party who stated he took his medication and is going to bed for the night.

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