Athol Police Log: March 3-7, 2022

Published: 3/21/2022 2:10:21 PM
Modified: 3/21/2022 2:09:32 PM

Thursday, March 3

9:38 a.m. – Chestnut Hill Avenue caller stated he was having issues with his neighbor and he wanted everything on record. Police spoke to both parties and it seems to be an ongoing issue of verbal arguments between the two. There was no evidence at that time of anything physical taking place between both parties. Both parties were told to avoid each other and given their court options.

10:38 a.m. – Police are investigating a “car keying” incident reported by a Police Station lobby walk-in.

11:34 a.m. – 911 call from Main Street reported a man laying down on the ground in the Veterans Park was screaming for help. The caller was on the third floor of the bank looking out the window so she couldn’t see what was going on or give any further details. Person was transported to the hospital.

Friday, March 4

9:56 a.m. – Caller from South Main Street reported a road rage incident that had just occurred. Both vehicles had pulled over to yell at each other and then one vehicle drove off, hitting the passenger of the other vehicle. Police spoke to all parties involved. No injuries from the incident. Both parties were advised of their court options and a report was filed.

12:46 p.m. – Pleasant Street caller stated he was almost run off the road by a male party, wanted road rage incident on record.

3:12 p.m. – 911 call reported that the mailman was walking on Vine Street with headphones on and was struck by a vehicle. Reporting party stated that the male party had a head injury but was conscious, alert, and breathing. Transported to the hospital.

3:50 p.m. – West Royalston Road caller requested Police assistance with property damage incident that occurred on Feb 26. A car had come into his yard and damaged his flag pole. Caller gave the operator of the vehicle information for repairs, but he is now ignoring him.

4:22 p.m. – Police Station lobby walk-in from Beacon Street area to report his son was missing. Reporting party stated he was brought home from ARMS via the bus and was dropped off around 2:30 p.m. Reporting party stated that he had checked the area where a friend lives but did not locate the child. Reporting party provided a description and what the juvenile had been wearing. Reporting party also stated the son does not have a cell phone.

Saturday, March 5

7:13 a.m. – Daniel Shays Highway caller reported a female was just banging on her back door to see if anyone was still living in the trailer. The female party then left speeding out of the driveway and beeping the horn. Reporting party stated the landlord had been sending people to harass her every week. Reporting party was advised of her court options and to attempt to put cameras on the property.

11:02 a.m. – Lobby walk-in from Beacon Street to report his 13-year-old son missing again. Juvenile was at friend’s house last night when took he off. Father went there today and parents of son’s friend said he was not there. BOLO entered and juvenile entered into NCIC as missing.

11:18 a.m. – 911 caller reported a female party had struck a telephone pole with her vehicle in the Partridgeville Road area. Unknown injuries.

3:31 p.m. – Caller from the South Main Street area reported that he may have some information about a missing juvenile’s whereabouts.

5:27 p.m. – Caller from Main Street and Lake Ellis Road area reported an erratic operator. Reporting party stated a black Nissan Frontier was all over the road and went through a red light. Reporting party stated the vehicle last went toward Lake Ellis Road. Necessary action taken.

9:07 p.m. – Traffic stop at Main and Canal streets resulted in the vehicle being towed and the operator was given a citation for no inspection, unregistered vehicle and for speeding.

Sunday, March 6

12:01 a.m. – Multiple Pleasant Street callers reported a disturbance happening at the time in the hallway of their building. People were arguing and possibly fighting. Police charged a male party with assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery.

8:19 a.m. – Hospital ER staff reported a male party had just checked in with heroin on him.

1:29 p.m. – School Street caller reported they had sewage coming up through their basement sink. Water Department notified.

2:01 p.m. – Market Drive caller, Wendy’s manager, reported a truck in the ditch. Reporting party stated driver was out of the truck on his phone, did not appear to be injured.

3:01 p.m. – Lobby walk-in to the Police Station reported that her ex-boyfriend was following her whenever she leaves her home. Reporting party had arrived at the police station and the ex-boyfriend parked, and then left in a Silver Chevy. A Patrol Officer was notified. At 3:12 p.m. there was a male party in the lobby attempting to speak with the female. Charges of criminal harassment were filed.

4:17 p.m. – School Street caller reported water flowing into their residence from the town water supply. Reporting party stated they had shut their own water off and it was still flowing. Water Department advised and would be en route to investigate.

Monday, March 7

11:53 a.m. – A detective assisted schools with an incident at Pleasant Street of a report of two fourth-graders that had pulled knives on each other. Report filed.

12:16 p.m. – Police were called to Pleasant Street to assist with a runaway seventh-grader. Male party had returned to mother’s vehicle upon Police arrival. Police Officer spoke with mother and school about options. Will be assisting them with a plan in the future.

4:24 p.m. – Sanders Street caller reported her neighbors had been yelling at each other for several hours and the female had asked the male to leave several times and he kept refusing. Male and female roommates had been living together for over a year. Advised involved parties that removal would need to be handled through court. Both parties were leaving the house for the night and advised of their options.

7:01 p.m. – Chestnut Hill Avenue caller reported that her boyfriend was outside intoxicated and trying to get into the house. Reporting party did not want him there, and that he was accusing her of taking his credit/bank card. Male party was sent on his way with stuff for the night. Female did not have his card.

9:55 p.m. – Report of a tree/wire down at Chestnut Hill Avenue. National Grid notified. Athol DPW put up cones.

10:04 p.m. – Goodale Street caller reported a tree/wire down. Reporting party stated that one of them had landed on his wife’s two vehicles and there is one blocking the roadway. Dispatch called the Park/Tree Department and they would be out shortly in regards to the tree in the roadway.

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