Athol Police log

Monday, July 09, 2018
Friday, July 6

7:34 a.m. — Party reported female was arrested and the courthouse is closed; he needs to get property. Party advised court is open and given directions.

7:49 a.m. — Report of fire alarm sounding, Fish Street. Athol Fire discovered faulty detector.

7:54 a.m. — Suspicious person, Silver Lake Street. Report of party in road yelling at himself. During rainstorm male party lost sight of his friend. Stated he was calling out her name.

8:50 a.m — Transported prisoner to Orange District Court.

8:57 a.m. — License To Carry renewal completed; Pinedale Avenue.

9:54 a.m. — Hannaford’s requests someone come pick up all lost cards, wallets and phones they have had for some time now. Done.

10 a.m. — Initiated child abuse/neglect report, Court Square.

11:20 a.m. — 911 misdial; Daniel Shays Highway. (11 caller looking to speak to Shirley. Called staff and they will check on patient.

12:05 p.m. — Report of suspicious person, Silver Lake Park; scruffy looking male, no shirt and khaki shorts. Male party advised not to approach people.

12:12 p.m. — Report of White male, white t-shirt carrying a gallon of water yelling at people as he is walking by; Exchange and Main streets.

12:19 p.m. — Patrol checked abandoned vehicle, Chestnut Hill Avenue. Vehicle had note that read “calling AAA, please don’t tow” with a phone number. Vehicle was not causing safety hazard.

12:25 p.m. — Animal complaint; brown SUV with dog inside, all windows closed, AC on; Tower Road. Animal Control advised person it’s still not safe in case of engine failure.

12:43 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Templeton Road. Citation issued for operation on expired registration; tow requested.

12:53 p.m. — Animal inspection; Briggs Road. Feline with rabies.

2:23 p.m. — Female in lobby looking for assistance for a package taken from her former residence when it was delivered, Marble Street.

2:23 p.m. — Department of Children and Families in lobby looking for assistance in gathering belongings for a child.

2:31 p.m. — Disturbance; South Athol Road. Party advised to stay away from people’s property when walking.

2:45 p.m. — Disturbance, South main Street. CAller reports white male wearing white shirt and jeans causing a disturbance inside restaurant. Checked operator’s ability to operate vehicle; no signs of impairment. Sent on way.

3:21 p.m. — Motor vehicle complaint, Burma Road. Caller states male driving blue Tundra is pulling into driveway, leaving, drinking a beer. Caller also stated male threw a beer can at her mailbox. Arrested on Pinedale Road Charles E. Dunn Jr., 56, of 770 Wendell Road, Warwick, on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of motor vehicle and littering from a motor vehicle. Bail set at $40.

4:16 p.m. — Assisted citizen, Marble Street. Dialed 911 after refusing to wait in lobby for assistance. Continuously called 911 when officers are on other calls; no need to keep abusing the system. No package found.

6:16 p.m. — Mental health call; Chestnut Hill Avenue; call from state for suicidal male. Royalston Police called for assistance as male left residence prior to police arrival. Located male riding bike near Tully Dam in Royalston; brought to hospital under Section 12.

8:29 p.m. — Motor vehicle complaint, Marble Street. Officer requesting assistance with erratic vehicle.

8:39 p.m. — Motor vehicle complaint, Green Street. Caller states Silvery Toyota is camping illegally at end of street. Vehicle gone on arrival.

8:44 p.m. — Welfare check, Main and Spring streets. Caller states man driving motorized wheelchair is intoxicated; driving in roadway on wrong side of road. Party sent on way and advised not to operate his chair in the roadway.

9:30 p.m. — Walk-in reports animal lost. Found small dog on Wellington Street. Placed in crate at station until Animal Control can be notified.

10:13 p.m. — Disturbance, Crescent Street. Caller reports lots of yelling. Assisted.

Saturday, July 77:47 a.m. — Chase Road caller asked to speak with officer about unwanted individual on her property yesterday. Advised to serve person with no trespass order.

8:10 a.m. — Caller reporting a silver Volkswagen at the end of Ole Keene Road road with two people sleeping inside. Not sleeping when officer arrived; cleaning out car. They were advised they cannot sleep there. They said they would be on their way.

8:15 a.m. — E-911 caller requests ambulance for unattended death, North Orange Road.

10:08 a.m — Investigated report of animal abuse, Highland Avenue.

10:36 a.m. — Animal complaint, Sanders Street. Officer attempting to capture bat loose in house.

3:57 p.m. — Report of disturbance between male and female inside automobile, Pequoig Avenue. Located subject walking up Lenox Street. Male party stated he was in a verbal argument with his girlfriend and had taken off to avoid her. Sent on way.

5:14 p.m. —  LTC issued to Pinedale Avenue resident.

5:24 p.m. — Welfare check, Shore Drive. Crisis service requests check on male that they feel is very intoxicated. Officer requested ambulance.

9:36 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Silver Lake Beach. Car on beach area; parties sent on way and advised to stay out after sunset.

10:16 p.m. — Welfare check, Main and Green streets. Report of man sleeping on sidewalk. Jose A. Torres, 47, 648 Pleasant St., placed into protective custody.

10:28 p.m. — Wallingford Avenue caller reports disturbance; neighbors fighting. Officer spoke with subject who stated she was arguing with boyfriend on the phone and all was well.








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