Athol Police Log 9/22-10/03

Published: 11-03-2023 10:00 AM

Friday, Sept. 22

12:54 p.m. – Chestnut Hill caller requested assistance due to five loose cows in the road. Necessary action taken.

Sunday, Sept. 24

1:00 p.m. – Sanders Street caller reported suspicious activity/possible breaking and entering. Reporting party stated they hadn’t noticed anything missing at the time of the call.  But their air conditioner had been ripped out of the wall and back door was found unlocked, which had been locked when they left. 

Monday, Sept. 25

9:00 a.m. – Wallingford Avenue area caller requested to speak with an officer about an ongoing property dispute issue with neighbors. Reporting party stated the neighbor had nailed down stakes on reporting party’s property. Advised of options.

10:42 a.m. – Bearsden Road reported breaking and entering under investigation.

12:46 p.m. – Partridgeville Road area caller reported a lawnmower was either dumped on the side of the road or fell off a trailer. DPW to assist with removal.

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Tuesday, Sept. 26

3:38 p.m. – Kennebunk Street area reported hit and run of a parked car, under investigation.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

11:18 a.m. – Main Street welfare check on a male party sleeping on the bench outside resulted in the warrant arrest of Jeremy M. Emslie, 35, of Harding Street, Fitchburg. 

2:02 p.m. – Morse Place police response after caller reported a vehicle speeding down the road and starting a verbal altercation. Police spoke with both parties. Advised of complaint and to stay away from each other.

2:07 p.m. – Report from Main Street of an individual attempting to use two fake $20 dollar bills. 

2:41 p.m. – Lumber Street disturbance reported. Gone on arrival.

5:50 p.m. – Caller reported their cell phone was stolen from their vehicle while in the Elizabeth Street area of Athol.

Thursday, Sept. 28

10:20 a.m. – Illegal dumping complaint from Main Street where trash was left sometime overnight at reporting party’s residence. Reporting party also requested something be done about the furniture that was blocking the side walk at Main Street and Upper School.

1:48 p.m. – Party into the lobby to report check fraud. 

2:12 p.m. – Caller from Main Street area reported observing a suspicious person exposing himself behind one of the buildings. Under investigation.

3:37 p.m. – Caller reported that, at that time, someone was riding behind them too closely who took a picture of the reporting party and their car. Police spoke with parties involved, gathered information and sent them on their way.

5:50 p.m. – Station walk-in reported a group of about 12 people in the middle of Union Street and traffic cannot get through. Police separated the individuals and sent them on their way.

6:06 p.m. – Highland Avenue disturbance reported. Juveniles and parents involved both advised of court options.

Sunday, Oct. 1

6:08 p.m. – Police took necessary action to follow up on caller’s reported belief that her boyfriend had drained her account, and had all her belongings in his car. She was in Westminster at the time of the call and subject was believed to be riding around Athol at the time of the reported incident.

Monday, Oct. 2

3:35 p.m. – Station walk-in reported observing a female in the Main Street area get off a motorcycle and go into the apartment building and start screaming and yelling that she was going to kill someone. Verbal altercation, female party took off prior to police arrival.

9:21 p.m. – Caller from Main Street reported a female party had stolen her daughter’s EBT card.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

8:20 p.m. – Station lobby walk-in turned in controlled substance found on the ground. 

12:36 p.m. – Caller from the Leonard Street area reported an ongoing dispute with a neighbor. Incident had occurred the previous day with neighbor yelling at him. Reporting party stated the neighbor then tried to apologize today, but reporting party didn’t want him around. Police advised the neighbor to stay away from the reporting party.  

9:14 p.m. – Main Street patrol officer had multiple people report a known female that was, at that time, harassing people for drugs and offering to perform sexual favors for money.  Police advised the female of the complaint, and her mother picked her up.