Athol Police Log: Jan. 8-10, 2022

Published: 1/18/2022 2:42:07 PM
Modified: 1/18/2022 2:41:03 PM

Saturday, Jan. 8

7:29 a.m. – Female that had been served a no trespass order was located across the street from the Main Street business she had been trespassed from. Female party was not on the property when officers arrived. Female was advised not to go near Cumberland Farms.

7:34 a.m. – Forest Avenue caller reported their vehicle had been broken into the previous night. Nothing taken.

7:55 a.m. – South Athol Road caller reported that her truck and her son’s truck had been gone through. Change had been taken from the unlocked vehicles.

8:28 a.m. – Pinedale Avenue 911 call reported a motor vehicle accident where the driver had struck a pedestrian. Female party, who is not from the area, was driving when she lost control of her vehicle and it struck a male party who had been walking, causing minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. Officer from the scene followed up at AMH (Athol Memorial Hospital).

10:32 a.m. – Two-car motor vehicle accident at Island Street, no injuries. One driver was cited for failure to use care in turning.

11:17 a.m. – Riverview Avenue caller reported that her car had been broken into the previous night. Items in her glove box had been gone through. Her husband’s wallet was in the car but it was unknown at that time if anything had been taken.

11:33 a.m. – Lobby walk-in from Earl Drive area reported their vehicle had been broken into two days prior, and a bag of tools had been taken.

12:43 p.m. – Daniel Shays Highway caller reported someone had broken into his wife’s and his vehicle two days ago.

3:01 p.m. – Caller from Electric Street reported that the neighbors are playing music so loud it is rattling his house. Reporting party stated he had already spoken with them, but they have yet to turn it down.

3:15 p.m. – Police followed up on a disturbance call from Cooke Place. Reporting party stated the neighbor was being verbally aggressive with her girlfriend. Police were unable to make contact with the other involved party.

3:51 p.m. – Electric Street caller reported that the music was back on and louder than it was before.

5:09 p.m. – Lobby walk-in from the New Athol Road area reported there was a large paint slash on her car and she was unsure where it came from. Reporting party stated she had been at Hannaford when she noticed it.

Sunday, Jan. 9

5:17 p.m. – Police arrested a 21-year-old homeless male on multiple charges including outstanding warrants, improperly stored firearm, firearm and ammunition without an FID card, and receipt of stolen property.

7:13 p.m. – Exchange Street incident at the Steel Pub. Police met with the owner of the Steel Pub about a patron that had come in with a “service dog” that urinated on the floor. Reporting party asked the party and her dog to leave, but she was refusing and causing an issue. Police attempted to speak to the owner of the dog who refused to talk to police. She drove away without any communication with officers.

8:08 p.m. – Caller from Doe Valley Road area reported that a known individual had been released from prison and has since fixated himself on her. Reporting party reported that they had a history together in high school but nothing since then. She further stated that her family had been at the store today and he made some comments regarding her that made her fearful of her and her family’s safety. Reporting party requested to speak with an officer regarding her options. Police advised that based on the circumstances she should go to the Orange District Court.

Monday, Jan. 10

1:58 to 2:30 a.m. – Winter Parking Ban enforcement D Street and School Street areas.

5:01 p.m. – King Road caller reported that he owns a vacant property and it was reported to him that there were beer cans, open windows and open doors at the residence. Reporting party was unsure when it had occurred, but wanted to make note of it. While on the phone the reporting party stated that his father had, at some point within the week, had his vehicle broken into on Gage Road. Also, that he had spoken with his wife who knows someone on Millers Woods that had a vehicle that was broken into as well within the past week. The officer advised the caller if these alleged crimes are to be followed up on, that the individuals/owners of the vehicles should call in to the station and report such. However, the reporting party was advised that a note of it would be made in this narrative.

7:59 p.m. – South Athol Road caller requested Police assistance about footprints around her house and a suspicious red vehicle. The reporting party requested extra patrols due to the vehicle sitting in the area for an extended period of time.

9:29 p.m. – Male party in the Police Station lobby to report that while he was at work someone had vandalized or hit his vehicle. Reporting party stated the way he had been parked made him believe someone smashed it on purpose. Reporting party will be checking with his manager to see if there are cameras at Family Dollar.

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