Athol Police Log 11/8-26

Published: 12-12-2023 3:59 PM

Athol Police Log

Tuesday, Nov. 7

5:52 p.m. – S. Main Street caller requested to speak to an officer regarding their credit card being hacked. Police advised the reporting party to gather bank statements showing money loss. Officer will follow up once documents are obtained.

6:02 p.m. – Tower Road Market Basket reported shoplifting of approximately $180 value of goods that had been stolen. Suspect was no longer in the store at the time of the call, but the reporting party had possible suspect information.

6:18 p.m. – Main Street area caller reported possible drug law violation while observing a vehicle (description given) that was outside their building at the time, possibly there to be buying drugs. Police located a female party who will be summonsed to court for possession of class B x2, and possession of Class E drugs.

7:16 p.m. – Pinedale Road caller reported people were in their backyard with flashlights again. Police checked backyard, negative findings.

7:27 p.m. – South Street caller reported an intoxicated male who was fighting with the landlord, and it was verbal at that time, but was concerned it could get physical. Daniel Baker-Walker, 29, of N. Main Street, Orange was placed into protective custody.

9:59 p.m. – Pinedale Road caller requested police assistance. Noticed someone appeared to be shining a light in the crawl space under their house. Checked, negative findings.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

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9:01 a.m. – South Athol Road area caller reported a suspicious person had taken a picture of their grand kids at the bus stop. Reporting party will speak with neighbors to check video to identify vehicle.

4:27 p.m. – Main and Kennebunk Street traffic stop resulted in the vehicle being towed from the scene. NH plates are not on the correct car. Vehicle information was entered with the plate information, and current owner of the vehicle is unknown.

Thursday, Nov. 9

4:51 p.m. – Brookside Road area calls of a disturbance. Landline call from a customer who reported witnessing a male, who has a no trespass order, get into an altercation with the employees. Spoke with manager of McDonalds who stated they witnessed a large fight that was broken up by patrons inside the store.

Friday, Nov. 10

9:28 a.m. – South Street area caller requested police assistance with a reported threat because their landlord had threatened to come beat them up that morning. Reporting party also stated two individuals had broken into into the house last night, and when woke up this morning their door was open. Reporting party chose to leave and was given courtesy transport to a motel.

Monday, Nov. 13

3:19 p.m. – Railroad Place caller requested officers assistance with suspicious activity and checking out a campsite that had been set up on a part of their property.

3:29 p.m. – Main Street area caller reported larceny incident after they had let someone stay with them, then discovered their ATM card and some checks (out of their check book) had been stolen. Multiple bank account withdrawals and checks were written in the reporting party’s name. Reporting party also stated medication was stolen from a locked safe in their bedroom area.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

3:38 p.m. – Caller from the Vine Street area reported their vehicle had been broken into a few nights ago and some change was taken. After locking the vehicle the following night, they found the car handles all oily as if someone again attempted to get into the vehicle.

4:50 p.m. – Caller from Laurel Street area reported they had been followed home and threatened by a male party after a road rage incident. Advised caller to contact APD if the vehicle showed up again, and extra patrols would be done.

6:54 p.m. – Main Street larceny incident reported. Caller reported that someone in the residence had stolen their headphones. Spoke to involved parties, retrieved item and returned to owner.

Thursday, Nov. 16

11:32 a.m. – Station lobby walk-in for welfare check request. Contacted Franklin County HOC and confirmed that they have the individual in their custody.

12:27 p.m. – Tower Road disturbance call requesting police assistance. Female party reported another woman threatening her over a parking spot. Reporting party stated the woman was in front of her car and would not let her move. Both parties were separated and sent on their way.

Saturday, Nov. 19

9:18 p.m. – School Street larceny reported. Caller reported they had left two parties in their vehicle for a few minutes, but when they came out, they were gone along with their car keys and some other items out of the vehicle. Refer to incident report. Courtesy transport provided and vehicle towed from scene.

Tuesday, Nov. 21

3:09 p.m. – White Pond Road caller reported listed vehicle races up and down White Pond and almost hit them today. Extra patrols in the area between 2 and 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 22

1:10 a.m. – Liberty Street caller reported a vehicle blocking the driveway. Then same caller called back stating the vehicle rolled down the road. It was later found to be an individual who had a medical emergency and was transported to AMH.

Thursday, Nov. 23

2:38 a.m. – Police response to Maple Street for a reported disturbance. Caller reported their neighbor had threatened to assault them because they had been shoveling the driveway (for their spouse’s return home from work) and woke the neighbor up.

9:27 p.m. – Main Street disturbance reported. Caller reported a female was outside his window screaming and yelling throwing trash everywhere. Female was irate at a YMCA tenant for yelling at her. Female was advised to clean the trash she threw on the ground.

Sunday, Nov. 26

9:17 a.m. – Intervale Avenue disturbance reported. Verbal argument. Female party was advised to call APD if the male returned. Both parties advised of their court options. 

3:21 p.m. – Station lobby walk-in to speak to an officer about Wallingford Avenue neighbor’s security cameras pointed in the direction of the reporting party’s house; wanted it documented due to ongoing harassment and disputes.

5:56 p.m. – Templeton Road disturbance. Verbal only. One of the involved parties left for the night. All parties advised of court options.