Athol Police Log: March 8-12, 2022

Published: 3/27/2022 3:43:10 PM
Modified: 3/27/2022 3:42:13 PM

Tuesday, March 8

9:44 a.m. – Caller from Walnut Street area requested assistance about property damage done to her fence. Reporting party believed that the damage was caused by the tenants next door. Advised the caller to speak to the landlord with a quote for the damage and of her court options.

10:38 a.m. – Harrington Street caller reported concern for the situation about four little girls with a level 3 sex offender staying with them. Police to investigate.

Thursday, March 10

8:25 a.m. – Fish Street caller reported that her neighbor was harassing her and she had it on camera.

3:00 p.m. – Caller reported that they had just witnessed a drug deal while picking up their child from daycare. Police advised them information would be passed along to the drug officer.

3:20 p.m. – Tower Road call reported possible suspicious person, possibly intoxicated. Workers had her sit down out front by the checkout area. Police Officer on the scene stated possible diabetic emergency and requested EMS. Victim’s husband on scene to take possession of the car keys.

4:12 p.m. – Traffic stop at Vine Street resulted in written warning for marked lanes violation and impeded operation.

5:11 p.m. – Main Street caller reported possible drug activity taking place outside of the business. Vehicle description of a dark colored Toyota with dealer plates and a yellow tag on the rear window, and registration number provided. Vehicles headed left at Main at Pleasant Street lights.

Friday, March 11

3:06 p.m. – Harugari Street caller reported a male party near the bridge. Massachusetts State Police responded. EMS requested for a possible unattended death.

6:14 p.m. – Main Street caller reported that there was a male party possibly intoxicated harassing people in the parking lot. Reporting party has a trespass order, but has not left the sidewalk. Police sent the male party on their way.

6:16 p.m. – Goodale Street call of suspicious activity reported; nothing had been stolen or damaged but two female juveniles had walked up to the door and then ran away when the automatic light came on. They then came back and rang the door bell and ran away.

8:20 p.m. – Lobby walk-in from Anzio Road area reported their granddaughter was missing. Reporting party stated that she had stayed with her last night, left for school, and the reporting party was supposed to pick her up at 4 p.m. but did not locate her. Reporting party spoke with the juvenile’s other grandmother who also had not seen her. Juvenile was found at her friend’s house.

9:08 p.m. – Daniel Shays Highway caller reported possible male party wearing all black had been walking down Daniel Shays Highway. Reporting party stated he had almost hit the individual while driving. Police checked the area, but were unable to locate.

10 p.m. – Canal Street traffic stop for speeding.

11:18 p.m. – Caller reported a male party laying in the road/sidewalk at Crescent and Fish streets. Party was sent on their way. At 11:41 p.m. same type of call came in at Crescent and Leonard streets. Officer advised same party could not continue lying on sidewalk. Courtesy transportation provided to friend’s.

Saturday, March 12

12:38 a.m. – Exchange Street caller requested assistance for an Officer to check and make contact with his girlfriend, who has a history of seizures, and had called him to say she felt like she was going to have one and then the line went dead. Police on the scene requested ambulance and assisted until party transported to hospital.

5:47 a.m. – Chestnut Street caller was looking for a 209A (Restraining Order) due to the one in court not getting extended. Police spoke with reporting party in person to explain why they didn’t qualify for an emergency 209A, and advised them to go to Orange District Court when they reopen.

9:16 a.m. – Lobby walk-in reported someone had put some kind of narcotics in his water. Stated he had passed out. Reporting party’s mother had what she stated was the drug, a white rock/powder wrapped in a piece of paper. Reporting party transported to the hospital and incident is under investigation.

10:15 a.m. – Chestnut Street area caller reported their mother had taken off from their house on foot and was not answering her phone. Reporting party stated the doctor had taken their mother off all medications and she has not been in the right state of mind lately. Unknown clothing. Reporting party called back, mother was at the uncle’s house, and appeared uncooperative, altered mental status. Transported to hospital.

2:14 p.m. – 911 call from Highland Street area for a 25-year-old male unresponsive, not breathing. Narcan administered and CPR in progress. Male party eventually became conscious, alert and breathing. Transported to hospital.

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