Athol Police Log

Published: 6/20/2019 2:23:39 PM
Modified: 6/20/2019 2:23:29 PM
Saturday, June 15(missing shift)

3:50 p.m. — Report of motor vehicle crash, Brookside Road and South Main Street.  Vehicles operated by Bernard R. Buteau, Petersham Road, Athol, and Raven AE Owens, of Pinedale Avenue, Athol, were involved. Police state the Owens vehicle, a 2017 white Jeep Wrangler  rear-ended the Buteau vehicle, a gray 2016 GMC Canyon, while at the intersection of South Main and Daniel Shays Highway.

4:20 p.m. — Suspicious person reported, Bearsden Road. Male party walking down the hill seems intoxicated and unstable on his feet. Officer made contact; all was well.

4:48 p.m. — Subject into the station and asked for an officer to meet him on Main Street because someone “stole the depot stairs” and then left before giving further information. Found that the item was not stolen, just moved where party did not initially see it.

5:53 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Lenox Street and Columbian Avenue. Caller states a green Honda Civic with New Hampshire plates has driven by slowly several times. Gone on arrival.

7:36 p.m. — Ambulance to Daniel Shays Highway for 68-year-old female who fell and hit her head.

9:34 p.m. — Suspicious vehicle, Silver Lake Beach. Officer out with vehicle and multiple parties. Spoke with parties involved and advised them to find another place to hang out during late hours. Parties were advised of park hours and sent on their way with their fresh pizza.

Wednesday, June 19

12:27 a.m. — Ambulance to Mann Court for 63-year-old male with chest pain.

12:58 a.m. — Welfare check, Main Street. Emergency room reporting party who was not discharged left on foot. Officers located male and transported back to ER without incident.

6:56 a.m. — Ambulance requested for 53-year-old having difficulty breathing, South Main Street.

7:27 a.m. — Caller reporting eggs thrown on house and vehicle, Pleasant Street.

8:07 a.m. — Ambulance responded to Pleasant Street for party with weakness.

8:56 a.m. — Caller reporting keys to vehicle not returned, South Main Street. Officer spoke with both parties to resolve the issue. Keys to vehicle are actually already in possession of the caller and house key being brought to the station.

9:41 a.m. — Medical emergency, Brickyard Road; person with anxiety.

10:07 a.m. — Ambulance to New Sherborn Road for 28-year-old male.

11:03 a.m. — Caller reporting unattended children outside, Central Street. Officer located group of elementary-aged kids playing outside; adult was on his porch monitoring the kids.

11:06 a.m. — GVNA requesting welfare check on male that they have had no contact with for two days. Subject admitted he didn’t answer the phone when the case worker called and he showed no signs of distress.

11:12 a.m. — 911 party reporting the landlord is in his apartment and breaking his stuff. On arrival, found landlord trying to remove her refrigerator through the tenant’s apartment door. Advised the landlord that the refrigerator will be the only thing that she will be able to take and that anything else will need to be done after the tenant is moved out of the apartment. Both parties fine with the decision.

11:18 a.m. — Walk-in party stated their email and social media accounts have been compromised, South Street. Advised to close all accounts and re-open new ones.

11:27 a.m. — Brookside Road; employee noticed a male doing drugs in his vehicle, has since left heading toward Route 2. Area searched, no sign of vehicle. Additional information obtained.

12:11 p.m. — 911, nurse requesting ambulance for her patient, Pleasant Street.

12:15 p.m. — Party requesting to speak with officer regarding disagreement with son. Sought advice on how to deal with a 16-year-old stubborn child who is not following house rules. Also concerned about possible alcohol/substance abuse with his son. Party was advised of a CRA and section 35 at court.

1:18 p.m. — Fire alarm, Bigelow Road. As police were arriving, fire department was clearing. No action taken.

1:52 p.m. — Caller reporting concerns about small dog, Crescent Street. Had water, shade and was showing no signs of distress.

2:54 p.m. — Caller requesting welfare check on male, possible self harm, Silver Lake Street. Observed male with self inflicted lacerations to arm.

2:55 p.m. — Report of dog hit by a truck, South Street. Caller saw dog laying in the road. Nothing found.3:07 p.m. — Main Street; party asked to speak with officer. Reports she  has to get to an appointment and male party cannot get his stuff because she will not be home.

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