Athol Police Log: Jan. 3-4, 2022

Published: 1/13/2022 9:09:41 AM
Modified: 1/13/2022 9:08:49 AM
Monday, Jan. 3

3 p.m. – Lobby walk-in requested to speak with an officer regarding an emergency Restraining Order. Police advised him to go to the court as it is open until 4 p.m. But, advised if he was unable to do that, to come back to the station after 4 p.m.

3:12 p.m. – Lenox Street caller reported that he would like to speak with an officer regarding stolen property.

6:03 p.m. – Summer Street caller reported that approximately 15 minutes prior a suspicious light-colored pickup truck had stopped in front of her residence where someone exited the vehicle, shined a flashlight into her car then left toward Winter Street. Reporting party did not know the plate information. Gone on arrival.

8:44 p.m. – Brookside Road caller reported that there was a male and female party in the bathroom for awhile and now they were gone. Reporting party went in the bathroom and found “drug paraphernalia” on the toilet seat. Caller requested officer assistance and to also show them what was found. The suspected parties had left the restaurant and reporting party believed they were across the street at that time. Necessary action was taken to investigate the suspicious activity.

8:48 p.m. – Patrol officer at basketball game assisting with an issue with the crowd. The crowd was dispersed without further issues.

11 p.m. – Silver Lake Street and Lenox Street area caller reported that vehicles were racing at high speeds and would like extra patrols. Reporting party believed the vehicles to all be Subaru sport models with loud exhausts.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

3:04 p.m. – Main Street caller reported ongoing issue with female from earlier. Reporting party stated the female entered the store, exited then headed down Main Street toward the lights, possibly with another female party.

3:12 p.m. – Report from the Lake Ellis Road area of juveniles on the ice proved to be unfounded.

4:15 p.m. – Caller from the Pleasant Street area reported that he had been having issues with his vehicle locking lately, and believed he was now missing a firearm. Report filed.

4:27 p.m. – Caller from the Wallingford Avenue area requested police assistance with a welfare check on her daughter. According to the reporting party, the father had stopped answering the mother via text. Reporting party also stated there are ongoing DCF issues, and she did not want to pick up the child that day but just to check on the daughter’s welfare.

4:34 p.m. – South Royalston Road caller reported that a possibly unregistered vehicle had been driving up and down the road. Reporting party stated it was a black/gray Ford with no bed and they had last seen the vehicle headed in the direction of Newton’s Reservoir. Gone on arrival.

4:43 p.m. – Main Street caller reported a female in the area soliciting. Another report of the female in the area of Cumberland Farms. When dispatched officer was at the store, female was not there.

5:08 p.m. – Female was back in the area. Ongoing issue with her soliciting. Patrol officer located female and advised her to avoid Cumberland Farms. Officer also spoke with the manager and advised her of trespass options.

5:25 p.m. – Main Street caller looking to request a welfare check on a child that had been outside for several hours with the parents. Reporting party was concerned the child would be freezing. DCF also requested a welfare check and no issues were found.

7:13 p.m. – Police took necessary action responding to a call from the Main Street area of a possibly intoxicated person/struck by a vehicle or another person face down on the sidewalk.

8:59 p.m. – Main Street caller reported that there were two unauthorized individuals at another apartment that were being loud, banging on walls, and being verbal. Reporting party stated that they were unsure if those parties were trespassed from the residence, but believed they were previously evicted. Police advised them it was a civil issue.

10:55 p.m. – Dispute between two patients at AMH was followed up on by a patrol officer at the hospital for a previous call.

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