Athol Police Log: April 9-10

Published: 4/11/2019 1:51:35 PM
Tuesday, April 9

9:09 a.m. — License plate found on the side of the road, Chestnut Hill Avenue.

10:11 a.m. — Received fax from court to serve party on Cheney Street. Negative contact.

10:40 a.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Daniel Shays Highway. Operator issued citation for operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Towed.

11:06 a.m — Report of breaking and entering, Cottage Street. Female reporting someone broke into her house yesterday and left with a bag of her belongings. States she does not want him to return. Advised of trespass order.

12:10 p.m. — Party reporting needles on the ground, New Sherborn Road. Disposed.

12:11 a.m. — Orange requesting an officer meet them at the emergency room to assist with a combative patient, Main Street. Assisted.

2:29 p.m. — Party reporting male party is writing threatening messages about her and her boyfriend, Fairview Avenue.

2:51 p.m. — Cumberland Farms reporting they found a bag of drugs on their counter, Main Street. Officer spoke with party who stated she found a corner bag of what appears to be consistent with cocaine on the floor of the establishment.

2:56 p.m. — Party reporting vehicle was on Route 2 and the trash was flying out of the back, Templeton Road. State Police notified.

2:58 p.m. — Motor vehicle complaint, Tower Road. Male wearing all black trying to break into dark gray vehicle. On arrival, officers found tow company assisting vehicle owners gain entry.

3 p.m. — Escort to house to get property requested. Officer stood by while subject collected property from his apartment, Pleasant Street.

3:55 p.m. — Officer located wallet that was previously believed to be stolen. All items still in the wallet including SSNs for all children and husband. Only thing still missing is her phone.

5:02 p.m. — Medical emergency, ambulance to South Main Street for 60-year-old with neurological issues.

5:25 p.m. — Party reporting she got home and heard a loud noise, Old Keene Road. Sounds like something in the basement is going to explode. Assisted fire department. Plumbing issue.

5:26 p.m. — South Street caller reporting people cutting through his yard. Advised to call police when people are cutting through, and to post ‘No Trespassing’ signs along his property to deter unwanted passersby.

6:15 p.m. — Still alarm requested by fire department for an electrical issue, Park Street.

7:31 p.m. — Hapgood Street party reporting his wife’s identity was stolen. Party provided all personal and bank account information to female over the phone informing her she was approved for a loan. Requested subject buy $100 worth of Google play cards and read them the number, which she did. Advised to contact bank and Social Security office. Report to follow.

8:04 p.m. — Caller reporting a cat was hit and killed by a car, Sanders Street.

8:57 p.m. — State police called for Ambulance for 49-year-old female under protective custody with abdominal pain.

Wednesday, April 10

4:23 a.m. — Fire alarm, Kennebunk Street. Command reporting they are under control; appears to be a faulty detector. Keyholder requested to the scene to open the panel for the fire department.

7:17 a.m. — Ambulance to Main Street for 55-year-old male with abdominal pain.

8:21 a.m. — Medical emergency, Elizabeth Street. No problem found. Subject missed appointment and does not have a phone.

8:50 a.m. — Tower Road caller requested officer come in and watch the cameras. Report taken.

9:12 a.m. — Medical emergency, South Main Street; 31-year-old female.

9:29 a.m. — Party in lobby to report a scam, Hapgood Street.

9:44 a.m. — Oakland Avenue caller reporting young male took unknown amount of prescription medication. Returned home; no meds taken. Friend of the family will be taking him for a few days.

11:19 a.m. — Party in lobby requesting officer regarding a phone call she keeps receiving, Main street. Party concerned after call with threats of being summoned if she hung up. Unknown number also requesting forms of identification. Advised the call was more than likely a scam.

11:53 a.m. — Assisted citizen, Earl Drive. Party states the gentleman they were letting stay in the home took everything when he left. Male party was recently deceased mother’s longtime boyfriend. Issues with property believed to be included in an established will.

2:04 p.m. — West Royalston Road caller reporting license plate stolen.

4:02 p.m. — Gibson Drive caller requesting welfare check for his cousin that was supposed to fly to Phoenix today and never showed up. Officer spoke with three neighbors who state he left at 1:30 a.m. to his flight with his brother. Cousin made it to Phoenix safe and sound.

5:23 p.m. — Fire alarm, Ridge Avenue. Smoke detector sounding called in by alarm company. Assisted fire department.

5:28 p.m. — Report of large amount of glass in the roadway, Coolidge Street and Partridgeville Road. Glass was from a motor vehicle. Not a hazard to vehicles driving over it. Message left with DPW.

5:52 p.m. — Pleasant Street caller reporting her husband took some medicine and he went into a seizure and is not responsive. Ambulance responded.

7:15 p.m. — Caller reported her son jumped out of her motor vehicle and ran into CVS, Main Street. CVS stated a male party matching description was inside stating he was being chased. Adult male did not wish to go home. Recently released from hospital and mother was concerned for his well being. Situation explained to residents where male wished to go. They stated they would allow him to stay there and would keep an eye on him.

8:20 p.m. — Welfare check, Shore Drive. Service net calling to advise female from Shore Drive called them upset about a lost EBT card and then took her roommates phone and went to a different apartment. Requesting well being check on both parties.

8:32 p.m. — 911 caller reporting 91-year-old male having an issue with his medication, Petersham Road.

9:28 p.m. — 911 caller reporting 19-year-old female having anxiety attack, Paige Street.

9:50 p.m. — Welfare check, School and South streets. Caller states there is a female walking down the road yelling about how she “killed her baby” on the phone. White female wearing a gray sweatshirt and jeans carrying a tan backpack. Officer spoke with female who appeared to be upset. Party did not want to talk. Information gathered and sent on way.

11:22 p.m. — e-911 caller didn’t realize that it was cold outside and now needs a ride from Country Convenience to the YMCA. Officer located the caller and spoke with him about the proper use of 911. Caller was then transported home. 

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