Athol Police Log: June 3-6, 2021

Published: 6/29/2021 2:17:58 PM
Modified: 6/29/2021 2:17:58 PM
Thursday, June 3

2:13 to 2:47 a.m. – Five building security checks between Unity Ave to Main Street. Only one issue found and all was made secure.

7:40 a.m. – Main Street caller requested assistance with a possible harassment situation. Party was advised of HARPO option.

8:33 a.m. – Assistance dispatched to Joanne Drive for a lockout situation.

8:54 a.m. – Caller from Fish Street and Pequoig Avenue area reported a yellow rubbish truck had just run through the intersection at a high rate of speed and almost caused a head-on collision with another vehicle. Description of driver given and rubbish company was advised of the complaint.

10:06 a.m. – Main Street motor vehicle stop resulted in a citation for unlicensed operator and hands-free violation.

11:31 a.m. – Reported larceny at Main Street Cumberland Farms. Officer sent to Cumberland Farms to review camera footage.

11:46 a.m. – Motor vehicle accident at South Athol Road and Hapgood Street. Report taken and vehicles towed by Dale’s.

1:54 p.m. – West Royalston Road caller requested an ambulance for a 78-year-old who had taken multiple THC gummies and was feeling strange. AFD and Police assisted, but subject declined assistance.

11:30 pm. – 11:41 p.m. – Tower Road building security check and investigation of suspicious vehicle on Templeton Road. Party had pulled over to rest.

Friday, June 4

12:04 a.m. – Pleasant Street caller reported unusual sounds outside their window. Officer checked property and no issues found. Advised caller window cooling device could be possible source of strange sounds.

5:01 a.m. – Residential burglar alarm activated in the Dorset Road area. Residence was checked and all was found secure.

7:51 a.m. – An ATM alarm in the Tower Road area went off. When investigated, a person at the ATM reported there was someone in front of them, and when they pulled up the alarm was going off. They also stated the ATM was working, but beeping and working slower than usual. No damage was observed.

10:50 a.m. – Staff from a Main Street establishment reported an illegal dumping of furniture in their parking lot. Recommended they obtain security cameras and DPW was contacted to see if they could assist with the removal of furniture.

12:03 p.m. – Owner of a commercial property on Main Street reported an abandoned vehicle on the property. Police attempted to contact vehicle owner with negative results. Officer advised that vehicle could be towed at property owner’s expense, and to notify police if that occurs.

1:29 p.m. – Brookside Road caller notified police of a male party on the bridge and they might be holding a red rope that appears to be tied to the bridge. Officers checked bridge near Coolidge, Cemetery bridge, and Rohunta bridge with negative contact at all three areas. Pedestrian in the area of last bridge stated they thought they saw a man fishing off the bridge earlier.

11:42 p.m. – Caller from West Royalston Road area reported being scratched and cut open on the neck by a female party. Offer for medical assistance was declined. Reporting party was advised of option through Orange District Court if they decided to press charges.

Saturday, June 5

8:26 a.m. – Silver Lake Street caller reported the drain cover in front of his home was ripped off by a vehicle and is now exposing a very large hole. DPW was advised and six cones and caution tape placed around the hole.

9:56 a.m. – Female caller from Silver Lake Street area called to speak to an officer regarding her vehicle being damaged after hitting the man hole earlier this morning. Advised to contact the town offices.

12:14 p.m. – South Main Street caller reported their vehicle had been hit while parked in the parking lot. No injuries were reported and both parties involved exchanged information.

4:44 p.m. – South Main Street caller reported that all the money in their bank account had been taken out. Information was gathered to add to the report.

4:53 p.m. – Officer responded to call from Patridgeville Road of an unwanted person on the premises. Courtesy transport provided to escort party off the property.

5:08 p.m. – Pine Street area caller reported hearing an alarm going off. Officer checked residence after hearing smoke alarm sounding, but no signs of smoke nor fire.

11:35 p.m. – Caller from South Athol Road area reported hearing a vehicle skidding its tires multiple times. Gone on arrival.

Sunday, June 6

4:39 a.m. – Main Street caller reported an individual knocking on one of their bedroom windows and then took off. Officer unable to locate anyone in the area.


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