Athol Police Log: July 17

Published: 7/18/2019 3:01:55 PM
Modified: 7/18/2019 3:01:45 PM
Wednesday, July 17

7:24 a.m. — Caller requesting a welfare check on a male party who seems lethargic, Main Street. Officer spoke with subject who states he is fine, just tired and heading home.

8:08 a.m. — Caller requesting a welfare check on an unattended juvenile, Pequoig Avenue. Assisted units with re-locating juvenile with guardians.

8:11 a.m. — Caller from Fitchburg VA would like a well being check for a male party that called them on Monday and they haven’t been able to reach him, West Royalston Road. Contact made with party in question, all was well. Subject to contact agency that had concerns. Dispatch called Fitchburg VA back and advised.

9:27 a.m. — Multiple calls for a motor vehicle crash, Main and Canal streets. Kimberly A. Bacigalupo of Athol was cited for failure to yield to oncoming traffic.

9:43 a.m. — Party reporting two baby raccoons found in dumpster, Cottage Street.

10:37 a.m. — Walk-in party has concerns of possible drug activity taking place due to high volume of cars coming and going at all hours, Riverbend Street.

10:43 a.m. — Officers out with Mass Wildlife in regards to a dead bear, Carpenter Road.

10:49 a.m. — Party in lobby to turn in key found by the pavilion, Silver Lake Beach.

12:01 p.m. — 911 caller requesting an ambulance for a 15-year-old having a seizure and unresponsive, Main Street. Assisted AFD.

1:31 p.m. — Party in lobby requesting to speak to an officer, Pine Street. Spoke with party and advised of options regarding parties staying with her father and process to get them out depending on residency.

1:46 p.m. — Manager requesting extra patrol for vehicle that has been lingering in parking lot before closing, Reservoir Drive. Also requesting an officer to assist the staff walking out to their vehicles at closing.

2:07 p.m. — Party in lobby requesting to speak to an officer, Garfield Road. Party states she received a call from someone stating they were from Publishers Clearing House and that she won $2.8 million. Party states caller told her they would be at her house at 10 a.m. and she is now concerned that this person had some personal info. Party would like extra patrols especially around 10 a.m.

2:07 p.m. — Caller reporting a suspicious person, Lincoln Avenue. Party is a white male in his early 20s wearing a hat with red brim, black t-shirt, jean cut-offs, traveling on a silver Stingray bicycle. Spoke with party, states he was looking for yard work to earn some money. He was advised of the complaint and sent on his way.

2:29 p.m. — Party in lobby requesting to speak to an officer, Pequoig Avenue. Officer spoke with parties regarding incident that occurred overnight.

3:07 p.m. — Report of hit and run motor vehicle accident, Gage Road and Coolidge Street, involving a vehicle owned by Mark D. Schedlbauer, New Salem.  Owner requesting Dale’s Auto for tow. All units on the look out for the second car.

3:16 p.m. — Hackett Street, animal complaint. Party states neighbor’s dog always comes into her house when it thunders. He won’t leave her yard. Animal Control notified.

3:54 p.m. — Cass Circle caller asked to speak with officer regarding fraud on his computer. Advised actions to take.

4:11 p.m. — Report of small old outlet, seven feet off the ground and wires cut by the pavilion, Silver Lake Park. Caller fears someone will get electrocuted. Advised electrical box has been like this for years. No issue.

5:14 p.m. — 911 caller reporting there is two feet of water on the street, Marble Street. DPW contacted.

5:20 p.m. — Report of injured porcupine in yard, Brickyard Road. Animal Control advised.

6:12 p.m. — 911 call for 70-year-old female with a racing heart, Earl Drive.

7:54 p.m. — Multiple complaints of a neighbor setting off a small cannon, South Athol Road. Negative cannon. Spoke with homeowner. Advised to not set it off again.

7:56 p.m. — Central street party in lobby reporting illegal dumping. Spoke with party and tenant. Subject stated he and the father of party have agreement. Advised to contact the father.

8:08 p.m. — Ambulance to Glendale Avenue for 87-year-old female who fell and hit her head.

8:23 p.m. — Central Street party states she asked the neighbor’s kids not to jump off the wall on her property. Kids are there now doing it while the parent is inside not watching them. Children in adult’s care; no police service.

8:56 p.m. — Additional calls received in regard to cannon, South Athol Road. Spoke with subject regarding the cannon. Negative for cannon.

9:05 p.m. — 911 caller reporting unwanted visitors, Liberty Street. Party stated her sister and boyfriend came by yelling, but they left. Advised to call back if they return.

9:32 p.m. — Caller states she saw five teenagers walk under the tarp over the bridge on Exchange Street. Officer transported four parties to Main Street for the night.

9:42 p.m. — Officer flagged down by a homeowner who stated a tree is down in the Starrett’s parking lot, Crescent Street. Believes a chainsaw is needed.

10:12 p.m. — Suspicious activity, Exchange Street. Party reports two more kids going under the tarp on the bridge. Located two parties on Shore Drive, sent on way.

10:34 p.m. — Liberty Street party reports party parked across the street is calling her and making threats. Party sent on way and advised not to come back to apartment.

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