Athol Police Logs: Friday, Oct 9 thru Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020

Published: 10/18/2020 2:45:59 PM
Modified: 10/18/2020 2:45:54 PM
Friday, Oct. 9

11:22 a.m. — Caller reporting past breaking and entering that happened overnight, Main Street.

12:06 p.m. — Subject into the station to report a scam, Walnut Street. Party reported he applied for a loan online and found out the company was a scam. Reporting party advises his bank caught it and did not process anything.

1:59 p.m. — Caller reporting someone yelled at her and called her a bad name, Main Street. Reporting party wanted on record as this is related to an ongoing problem.

3:19 p.m. — 911 caller reporting a fire in the field, West Royalston Road. AFD is reporting the source of the fire may be near Evergreen Drive in Orange. AFD will be crossing over the town line to investigate. Brush 2 has located the source of the fire at Memory Lane and Pinedale Avenue. The homeowner had just extinguished an outside fire at AFD arrival.

5:08 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak to an officer in regards to his nephew changing the combination on his safe and taking his prescription meds, Elizabeth Street. Advised party of eviction process, other matter was handled.

6:01 p.m. — Caller would like to speak to an officer about an earlier interaction with the driver of a blue Honda that was speeding up the road, Mount Pleasant Street. Spoke to reporting party and made contact with operator.

6:16 p.m. — Caller reporting that two young kids just pushed a German Shepherd off the roof of a carport, Main Street. Reporting party believes that the dog is injured. Owner of the dog will be transporting for medical attention. Officer requesting an officer to assist on a welfare check for the dog tomorrow.

6:30 p.m. — 911 caller reporting a black sedan almost hit them and is driving erratically, Main and Kennebunk streets. Officer out with the vehicle. Spoke with registered owner and advised of complaint.

6:49 p.m. — Caller reporting that the vehicle that she complained about earlier has been by again twice and is yelling out swears and honking his horn, Mount Pleasant Street. Reporting party does have a picture of the vehicle. Spoke to the operator of the motor vehicle. Explained the complaint and won’t have any further issues.

7:03 p.m. — 911 caller reporting that she has a malfunctioning furnace and was advised to call when she returned, Millers River Drive.

7:10 p.m. — 911 call from a female who stated that she hears someone in her backyard, Prospect Street. Same stated that they just moved there today and the garage door is open. Nothing found.

8:44 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with an officer regarding a stolen wallet at Wendy’s, Market Drive. Advised reporting party of process to cancel all cards.

9:52 p.m. — Officer out with a disabled motor vehicle that is in the middle of the roadway, School Street.

Saturday, Oct. 10

1:10 a.m. — Anonymous caller reporting an erratic operator heading downtown from Chestnut Street, Main Street. Reporting party stated it was a blue Toyota Highlander. Checked the area, negative contact.

8:31 a.m. — Hardwick Police Department requesting a welfare check on a female and kids, Burma Road. Officer was unable to make contact at both addresses.

10:26 a.m. — Caller reporting he got off exit 18 and his drill kit fell out of his truck somewhere from exit 18 to past exit 17, Petersham Road.

11:20 a.m. — Alarm company calling in a commercial fire alarm, South Main Street. Reporting party and employee advised that it was a pull station that was pulled. Command advising that it was an accidental pull. They were unable to reset the pull alarm and the manager is contacting the alarm company.

12:18 p.m. — Caller reporting that her neighbor has been out racing his truck around his yard since 9 a.m. this morning and also revving the engine, Glen Street.

12:48 p.m. — 911 caller reporting a grey box on a telephone pole appears to be smoking, Petersham Road. Checked area, negative findings.

12:55 p.m. — Alarm company calling with an alarm activation, Brattle Street. Alarm company calling back to advise that they spoke to the homeowner and he stated that it was accidental due to sanding.

1:23 p.m. — ACO requesting an officer to standby while she checks to see if the dog has been taken to the vet, Drury Avenue. ACO advised that the dog is in the emergency clinic in Woburn.

1:57 p.m. — 911 caller requesting an ambulance for a female party, Tower Road. Assisted AFD. Patient refusal.

2:04 p.m. — Caller reporting water and soap suds on the floor, Exchange Street. Dispatch attempted to contact the owner, message left.

2:07 p.m. — Caller reporting a truck with a trailer on it parked on the corner and it is hindering the view at the stop sign and there is also a no parking sign where it is, Exchange and South streets. Officer made contact with registered owner and advised him to move the truck and trailer due to it hindering traffic.

2:50 p.m. — Party in the lobby to request a well-being check on her daughter who is not answering her phone or door, Main Street. Party is all set, was sleeping without her hearing aid on.

11:17 p.m. — Female party in the lobby for an emergency restraining order, South Street.

Sunday, Oct. 11

3:09 p.m. — Party in the lobby reporting drug activity, Lake Street. Officer gathered information regarding drug sales in Starrett’s parking lot.

4:28 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with an officer regarding her neighbors using vulgar language towards her children and what her options are, High Street. Reporting party was advised of HARPO option through court.

5:27 p.m. — Party requesting to speak with an officer regarding his options on how to get a male party out of a residence who is currently living in the upstairs apartment, Chestnut Hill Avenue. Advised of eviction process.

5:31 p.m. —Caller reporting an outside fire behind either a shed or garage right on the town line, Petersham and Briggs roads. Per Command, will be on scene extinguishing brush fire. Homeowners have been advised of the rules. Assisted AFD.

5:55 p.m. — Juvenile in the lobby to drop off a phone that was found near the slides, Silver Lake Park.

8:11 p.m. — Officer out with a vehicle, Silver Lake Beach. Vehicle was sent on way.

9:35 p.m. — 911 caller requesting to go to the hospital, Pleasant Street. Transported to hospital.

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