Athol Police Log: July 16, 2020

Published: 7/31/2020 3:55:11 PM
Modified: 7/31/2020 3:55:06 PM

Thursday, July 16

12:09 a.m. — Party calling that his vehicle no longer needs to be reported as stolen and it is at his residence for an officer to confirm, Main Street. Vehicle was discovered at Dale’s today. Found that the landlord had the vehicle towed from the property. Paid for the tow and got his vehicle back.

2:51 a.m. — Multiple reports of no water in residences and flooding in roadways/businesses, South Athol Road. Water Department contacted and on scene. Water shut off. Possible broken sprinkler line. Water Department advised to contact Whipps and the AFD to advise.

8:34 a.m. — Female party calling to speak with an officer regarding a restraining order, Exchange Street. Officer spoke with reporting party.

9:34 a.m. — Caller reporting two pit bulls that attacked her dog, Crescent and Orange streets. No injuries reported.

10:49 a.m. — 911 caller reporting her dog was attacked on the beginning of Orange Road by two pit bulls that were running loose in the area, Silver Lake Street.

11:34 a.m. — Caller wanting to speak with an officer regarding his child, Exchange Street.

12:19 p.m. — Caller reporting excessive barking dogs, Crescent Street.

12:52 p.m. — Subject in the lobby to report a man who was taking pictures of her teenage daughter, Reservoir Drive. Reporting party’s daughters were at store and believed a male party was filming/taking pictures of them. Party left the area prior to mother’s knowledge of activity. Subject was described as being a white male in his 50s with white hair in a black pickup truck.

1:27 p.m. — OPD requesting APD’s assistance with a fugitive, New Athol Road. OPD has custody of male party, all units clear.

4:40 p.m. — Engine 4 responding for a fire alarm activation, Spring Street. Nothing showing. Faulty detector, under control.

5:23 p.m. — Caller reporting that a white male possibly intoxicated walked through the grass wearing no shirt and shorts getting into a small black car, Morton Meadows. No license plate or other description of the vehicle. Party was not going to be driving and was just cleaning out a car.

7:51 p.m. — Caller wanting to report that two parties she was staying with stole property from her, Exchange Street. Spoke with involved female. She reported that the female will not give back her Spectrum Equipment, therefore she has a $700 bill. Attempted to contact the female, negative contact. Reporting party was advised to call company, explain the situation and if a report is needed, one will be completed.

7:55 p.m. — Party calling in information regarding a previous call, Pequoig Avenue. Spoke to both parties involved, they were both advised of their HARPO options and to call court in the morning. Both were also advised to leave each other alone. Male was advised of the noise complaint regarding his drums.

7:59 p.m. — Male party calling stating he believes he saw a disabled motor vehicle with hazards on, Templeton Road. Assisted officer with traffic so the vehicle could back into the driveway.

8:58 p.m. — Officer assisting with a tire, Main Street.

9:05 p.m. — Caller reporting that there is a vehicle that is parked off to the side near a dirt road path, Harvard Avenue and Wellesley Street. Reporting party stated it is unoccupied. Registered owner was found, they were sent on way.

10:45 p.m. — Party looking to speak to an officer about recording laws, Exchange Street.

11:12 p.m. — Caller stating a customer told her a female party keeps passing out in driver’s seat in parking lot, Main Street.

11:31 p.m. — Caller reporting female party, possibly under the influence, tried to enter his vehicle while he was leaving work, Main Street. Officers are checking the area. Officer out with female party in question. Same is intoxicated and was walking in the downtown area. Located her walking with a male party. They state they are going inside to bed. Employee called back nervous that the female party planted or left something in his vehicle, would like an officer to double check. Officer en route.


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