Athol Police Log: Jan. 11-14, 2022

Published: 1/21/2022 1:46:48 PM
Modified: 1/21/2022 1:45:43 PM

Tuesday, Jan, 11

10:08 a.m. – School Street caller reported a larceny incident. When he purchased an item off Facebook for $150, the seller stopped responding after receiving the funds.

11:25 a.m. – Lobby walk-in from the Earl Drive area reported his vehicle had been gone through and observed footprints in the snow that did not belong to him.

11:44 a.m. – Lobby walk-in from the Exchange Street area picked up his firearms that were seized for an Restraining Order that had been terminated earlier.

1:23 p.m. – Caller from the Sanders Street area reported his neighbor had called him stating someone was breaking into his apartment. Police at the scene observed subjects that were taking out their property from a room they had been renting. Due to the conditions inside, the Board of Health, Building Inspector and Fire Inspector were contacted to investigate.

1:54 p.m. – Animal Control Officer (ACO) out at Pinedale Avenue investigating alleged rabbit abuse.

7:31 p.m. – Police took necessary action to investigate a call from Roosevelt Avenue area where the reporting party stated her daughter had been in the driveway smoking a cigarette at that time and could hear a female’s voice yelling for help.

9:41 p.m. – Pleasant Street caller reported that there was a fire in a tree across from Pleasant Street. National Grid notified.

Wednesday, Jan. 12

1:16 a.m. – Despondent caller from Pierce Street area resulted in Police sending a patrol officer to the scene. An ambulance for transport was requested.

7:07 a.m. – Main Street 911 call for an ambulance for a 63-year-old employee who was on the floor in the bathroom and couldn’t get up. At the time she was light headed and couldn’t move her arms. Transported to the hospital.

10:23 a.m. – Pinedale Avenue caller reported that her property that was stolen in October was seen on Facebook market. Property was retrieved.

12:42 p.m. – Police took action in response to a call from Main Street area where bank staff reported a customer threatening to set the bank on fire.

1:19 p.m. – Yale Avenue caller requested assistance with a harassment issue. Caller reported that her ex brother-in-law kept calling her. Police spoke with both parties and advised the subject of the complaint. Stated he wouldn’t call again.

1:25 p.m. – Police responded to a call from Main Street of a suspicious person (description provided). Officer sent subject on their way.

4:18 p.m. – Chestnut Hill Avenue alarm company called in a multiple alarm activation for the commercial fire alarm. Alarm due to a broken water pipe.

6:53 p.m. – Main Street caller reported a male party, who they believed had been caught stealing before, had been asked to leave the store and was refusing. Police assisted at the scene and the male party had been misidentified. Party was advised he could continue shopping.

Thursday, Jan. 13

7:50 a.m. – Crescent Street caller reporting previous suspicious activity and property damage.

11:23 a.m. – Police responded to request from AMH Emergency Room staff to assist with a patient who was out of control and becoming violent.

11:41 a.m. – Main Street Cumberland Farms reported that the female party served a trespass notice on Jan. 5 was outside soliciting customers. Gone on arrival.

12:05 p.m. – Party in the lobby to turn in keys found in the road in the Exchange Street and Unity Avenue area.

11:35 p.m. – Main Street caller stated the downstairs neighbors had painters working who were being loud for her 4-year-old and elders in the building who might be trying to sleep. Same reporting party called back twice more and stated that the painters had just left, but not without slamming the door four times before leaving. She wanted it on record.

Friday, Jan. 14

7:38 a.m. – Caller from Chestnut and Main streets area reported that her daughter may have dropped her cell phone (description provided) in the grass near the Congregational Church. Cell phone recovered and owner advised.

8:29 a.m. – Athol Memorial Hospital (AMH) Emergency Room staff requested police assistance with a patient who was becoming violent.

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