Athol Police Log: July 17, 2020

Published: 7/31/2020 3:56:15 PM
Modified: 7/31/2020 3:56:09 PM
Friday, July 17

7:47 a.m. — 911 caller requesting an ambulance for an adult having an asthma attack, Crescent Street. Officer assisted FD with extrication. Transported to hospital.

10:06 a.m. — Subject into the station to speak to an officer about some laws in question, Cottage Street. Matters discussed were civil issues and advised of options.

10:59 a.m. — Caller requesting a welfare check on an individual who is not answering the door, South Main Street. Attempted to call but subject did not answer. Officer made contact, party was fine.

11:33 a.m. — Officer was flagged down and advised of a needle on the side of the road, Exchange Street. Syringe recovered and disposed of.

11:35 a.m. — 911 caller reporting vehicle in the woods, Harvard Avenue and Wellesley Street. Reporting party is uncertain if it was a motor vehicle accident or if they drove into the woods. Greg’s Garage is on scene for towing/recovery. Greg’s Garage tow truck has broken down on scene. Officer is standing by to secure the tow truck while the tow truck driver drives the damaged car and operator to the service garage. Operator of the vehicle determined to be subject who has a suspended license. Continued straight on Harvard Avenue, never turning onto Wellesley, and partially went over embankment.

11:45 a.m. — Spoke with landlord regarding parking issue, Main Street. Determined to be civil. Reporting party was advised of options.

12:24 p.m. — DCF into the station to request an officer to stand by while they make a home visit for an investigation, South Street. Officer assisted DCF.

1:09 p.m. — 911 caller reporting a female who was just attacked by two pit bulls, Crescent Street.The reporting party states that the victim is bleeding and has one of the dogs in a choke hold. ACO has placed the dogs in quarantine. Party transported to hospital.

3:25 p.m. — Caller reporting an erratic operator who has been driving all over the road, South Main Street. Officer made contact with the vehicle, no issues.

4:54 p.m. — Female in the lobby reporting she got a letter from unemployment regarding a scam, Paige Street. She filled out a public records request.

5:02 p.m. — Caller wanting to report a hit and run in Hannaford’s Plaza, New Athol Road. She is home now and wants to speak to an officer. Officer unable to see any camera footage of the crash. Crash report completed.

5:31 p.m. — 911 caller reporting her mother fell in the bathroom and is not breathing and has no pulse, Newton Street. Assisted AFD with the patient. Transported to hospital.

5:56 p.m. — 911 call from an employee at Family Dollar stating that a customer went into their store and stated someone broke into her vehicle and stole her two cell phones, South Main Street. Per officer, female found her two devices. Items were misplaced and were found, no issues.

6:27 p.m. — Officer attempting to make contact with a 17-year-old male, Crescent Street. Complaint of a minor living with no adult. Made contact with the father.

8:22 p.m. — Disabled vehicle, Silver Lake Beach. Officer states the vehicle is going to be parked at the beach for the night due to engine issues and will be out in the morning.

8:56 p.m. — Report of a motor vehicle accident, Fish Street. Caller reporting that he heard a loud “bang” noise, walked down the road and saw a vehicle into a house.


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