Athol Police Log: June 11-15, 2022

Published: 6/27/2022 2:58:54 PM
Modified: 6/27/2022 2:58:56 PM
Saturday, June 11

10:57 a.m. – Orange Street caller reported their granddaughter did not return home the previous night and was not certain of her whereabouts. While Police investigated possible locations, at 12:22 p.m. another caller stated they had just tried to get the missing juvenile into their car, but she had taken off on foot with a male party possibly into a building off Metropolitan Court. Both were located minutes later by Police.

2:16 p.m. – Police responded to a request for assistance at Fish Street to address a disturbance issue. Caller reported that the neighbors had been outside fighting for about an hour, and then were harassing and trying to fight with them.

2:41 p.m. – 911 call for assistance from West Chestnut Street. Caller reported that while working on his car it had rolled over him. Police at the scene stated that the vehicle had rolled into West Chestnut Street and the damages to the building appeared to be cosmetic and non-structural. Caller transported to the hospital and a message was left for Whipps.

Sunday, June 12

12:05 a.m. – Police responded to a request for assistance at South Main Street with a suspicious person situation. Caller reported that a male party had been walking around their property and in between their home and North Quabbin Family Physician. Police located the subject and sent them on their way.

1:01 a.m. – Caller from Chestnut Street stated a male party was refusing to get out of their vehicle, but male party was gone upon Police arrival. Nothing physical had taken place.

Monday, June 13

8:49 a.m. – Report from Tunnel Street of a motor vehicle accident. Tractor trailer truck did not clear the railroad bridge. Police requested the railroad department check the bridge, notified MSP and a C1 truck team for assistance.

9:14 a.m. – Harrington Street caller reported it appeared that someone was trying to break into their daughter’s window through the A/C about 15 minutes prior to the call, and they also used a ladder to try and gain entry. Police were provided with a description and checked the surrounding area. Negative contact, but will continue to investigate.

Tuesday, June 14

10:27 a.m. – Police responded to Chestnut Hill Avenue to address a request for assistance from the reporting party about a disturbance/threat from another resident and it was unclear if a weapon was involved. Police did not find a weapon and mediated the situation.

12:35 p.m. – Paige Street arrest on outstanding warrant.

3:56 p.m. – Caller from Main Street reported someone had stolen an album full of Pokemon cards. Property was returned. The owner did not want to press charges, but the female and male party were both trespassed from the store.

8:40 p.m. – Orange Street caller reported their 11-year-old grandchild had just run away from home, last seen wearing a pink sweatshirt, black sweats and white sneakers. The juvenile was located and returned to grandparent, and an individual was arrested for trespassing.

Wednesday, June 15

12:14 a.m. – Police took necessary action to address a noise complaint from Exchange Street of multiple kids that had been in the parking lot screaming and making a lot of noise.

9:21 a.m. – Sanders Street caller requested Police assistance with a disturbance situation. Caller reported a female party had pulled a knife on him. Parties were separated at time of call. Call kept dropping, unable to obtain further information. Male was gone on Police arrival, and the mother stated it was a verbal only altercation because she kicked him out.

10:59 a.m. – Chestnut Street caller reported her neighbors had dug a trench into her backyard due to their yard flooding. Reporting party stated she had given the neighbor permission to trim a few flower bushes that were in her yard. While doing that, he dug what appears to be a trench in front of where the bushes used to be. The reporting party does not want the trenches there and wants the property fixed. A voice mail was left for the neighbor. At 3:42 p.m. the male party called back and stated he had no intentions of digging a trench, it was to edge the dirt in order to lay mulch down and hopefully allow the bushes to grow back. He stated he would fix the issue or lay mulch down if the owner wanted. The original reporting party was contacted in regards to what the male party said, and she stated she did not want him to fix it and that she would be contacting people to fix it as well as the Assessor’s office.

8:08 p.m. – Daniel Shays Highway and Glendale Avenue traffic stop. Operator given a verbal warning for speeding. Owner given a written warning for an unregistered motor vehicle on a public way and vehicle was towed from the scene.

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