Athol Police Log, Sept. 9-12

Published: 9/26/2021 5:12:15 PM
Modified: 9/26/2021 5:12:17 PM
Thursday, Sept. 9

12:43 a.m. – Chestnut Hill Avenue caller reported that their father’s truck had been stolen out of the driveway within the last hour. The truck was unlocked and keys were inside. No direction of travel noted. State Police stated they had located the vehicle, abandoned, on Route 122 in New Salem. Vehicle had to be towed to CO&S in Templeton due to it being in the middle of the roadway without a key, with all the lights on. K9 units searched area, but nothing found. Owners of the vehicle were notified.

1:04 a.m. – Assisted OPD at Main Street with an unruly individual that had just assaulted a nurse.

8:49 a.m. – Chestnut Hill Avenue caller reported their vehicle had been broken into last night. A cell phone and laptop computer was taken from the vehicle. Reporting party preferred to follow up with police after 5 p.m., when not at work, to file the report.

9:12 a.m. – Caller from Old Keene Road area requested a welfare check done on an individual that was supposed to be self-admitted today, but never showed up. Reporting party stated the individual’s parents know that the subject was not home at that time, but don’t know where they are/could be.

9:39 a.m. – Exchange Street caller reported the unattended death of a relative. Confirmed would wait outside for police to arrive.

10:18 a.m. – Main Street caller requested assistance with someone upstairs who is not a resident that refused to leave. Officer discussed options.

1:39 p.m. – Adams Road caller reported incident of illegal dumping on their property.

Friday, Sept. 10

11:17 p.m. – Lobby walk-in to report their 14-year-old daughter had gone missing several hours earlier. Daughter subsequently returned home.

11:21 p.m. – Caller reported a suspicious male carrying a juvenile that looks distressed/impaired. Officer located two juveniles in the area and provided courtesy transport home.

Saturday, Sept. 11

12:20-12:52 a.m. – Business/building security checks between Main Street and New Athol Road.

1:11 a.m. – Humphrey Place caller reported that their son had been given chocolates at at friend’s house that were apparently laced with THC/drugs. Reporting party declined medical assistance, but confirmed they would remain with the juvenile, believing that a police presence was unneccessary at that time. Caller provided police with the necessary information to follow up on the incident.

4:16 a.m. – Police mediated a disturbance reported in the Main Street area. Caller reported that their boyfriend, under the influence, according to them, slammed her head into the door. Police spoke to both involved parties, confirming a disagreement had taken place. When male party attempted to close the door to go back to bed, accidentally caused other party in pursuit to hit their head on the door. Both agreed to separate for the night.

6:43 a.m. – Chestnut Street caller reported an unwanted individual, refusing to leave. Police were able to speak to the subject, who was just waiting to sober up before leaving. Police provided courtesy transport.

Sunday, Sept. 12

5:13 a.m. – 911 call about an unresponsive 50-year-old individual in the Central Street area that was having a seizure. After Narcan was administered, they were taken to the hospital.

5:55 a.m. – Elm Street caller reported that their vehicle had been stolen from their driveway sometime after 9-10 p.m. the previous evening. Reporting party observed a vehicle across the street that they had never seen before, and to them, it looked like it didn’t belong. It ran over cones and parked on lawn.

3:35 p.m. – Plantation Street caller reported two men on ATVs were traveling down a hiking trail. Reporting party stated that it appeared that the men attempted to hit their dogs with the ATVs. ATV was red in the back. Police BOLO’d (Be On the Look Out) the area. No ATVs were seen.

5:36 p.m. – 911 call from Freedom Street area about a possible disturbance situation. A male party in a gray car, no shirt, with tattoos was yelling threats to another party inside the store. Police advised involved parties to stay away from each other, and both were informed about the HPO (Harassment Prevention Order) process.

7:23 p.m. – Call from Exchange Street area with the caller reporting verbal arguments about to become physical. Multiple parties were involved inside and out. Upon police arrival, one of the parties involved had already left. No damage was done inside the building, and no injuries were obtained during the argument. Argument was over a game of pool inside a pub.

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