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Athol Police Log: June 11

Published: 6/12/2019 11:00:39 AM
Modified: 6/12/2019 11:00:32 AM
Tuesday, June 11

11:31 a.m. — Detective assisting school staff with juvenile, Main Street.

11:34 a.m — Female in lobby to speak with officer about a trespass order, Sanders Street.

12:03 p.m. — Party reporting her son is being mean to her and she is locked in her room, Thrower road. There is a restraining order in effect. Order served in hand.

12:38 p.m. — Officer out to serve warrant, School and Prospect streets. One female in custody. Christi Newton, 42, School Street, Athol, arrested on straight warrant and transported to Orange District Court.

12:50 p.m. — Party reporting the neighbor abusing dog, Cottage Street.

1:26 p.m. — Report of illegal dumping, Main Street. Non-tenant just unloaded a truck of trash in their dumpster. Misunderstanding, matter resolved.

1:31 p.m. — Caller reporting lots of loud yelling, possible male and female fighting, Hamlet Street at Fern Street. Checked area. Quiet on arrival.

2:23 p.m. — 911 caller reporting disturbance, Prospect Street. Caller states a fight began between four people when he began to do a business deal of selling Xbox controllers. One teen male wearing a black hoodie, other male older, darker skin, wearing all black. States the unknown person he met online to purchase an Xbox controller attempted to leave without paying. A fight ensued and unknown party left in a gray four-door Volkswagen with New Hampshire plates.

3:38 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Tower Road. Vehicle parked oddly and had body damage. Checked in the VIN and vehicle was not stolen.

4:42 p.m. — Caller stating there is a male walking, falling all over the place and has caught himself on a fence a few times already, Hapgood and Beacon streets. Officer en route to Chestnut Street in attempt to find a sober party.

5:16 p.m. — Walk in would like to speak with officer about a male  that won’t leave. Officer has one in custody. Arrested Ryan Erickson, 27, Greenwood Street, Gardner, on charges of stalking, trespassing, resisting arrest. Officer reported the male is smashing his head against the cage. Bail set at $5,040 by commissioner. Heard a loud noise and checked on prisoner. Observed the blanket around his neck and he was laying on the floor. Called officer in to remove the blanket from prisoner. Party entered as Q5.

6:52 p.m. — Party in to apply for emergency restraining order, Cooke Place.

7:38 p.m. — Caller requesting officer to Twichell Street as he is having issues with his niece who is intoxicated. Called back and stated she has left and there is no longer an issue.

8:25 p.m. — Party calling to report a “road rage” incident with two vehicles in front of her, Templeton Road. Caller stated they were at the light past Market Basket heading east. Vehicles got onto Route 2 east. State police notified.

8:31 p.m. — Wallingford Avenue caller stated she had a package delivered to her apartment and the UPS employee delivered it to the wrong apartment. When she called UPS the driver said he delivered it to the wrong apartment and saw the female there take the package. Caller stated the neighbor stated she does not have the package.

11:31 p.m. — Caller reporting suspicious vehicle facing the house with its lights on shining in the windows, Main Street. Vehicle had been left for mechanical work. Secured vehicle and keys brought to the station. 

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