Published: 11/16/2022 3:52:23 PM
Modified: 11/16/2022 3:52:20 PM
Thursday, October 13

4:17 p.m. – Caller from Stone Valley Road area requested police assistance with a stuck seatbelt that left them unable to exit the vehicle. Necessary assistance provided.

Friday, October 14

9:00 a.m. – Report from E River Street of a hit and run incident, possibly from the previous night. Police checked the area and found that the black F150 that was parked next to the reporting party had struck the reporting party’s vehicle. The owner of the truck was spoken with and was advised that they would be getting charged for leaving the scene. Second caller reported their car had been damaged as well.

10:12 p.m. – Patrol officer notified the station that the rail road crossing had been sounding for over 30 minutes. Necessary action taken.

Saturday, October 15

2:28 a.m. – Alarm sounding from Red Brook Lane building. Officers responded to the alarm call. Upon arrival, residents reported it was a medical alarm sounding. All residents were checked on and found to be ok.

5:00 a.m. – Call from Holtshire Road reported a tree and lines were down and sparking. Power company notified. OPD assisted FD with a line fire. Same was extinguished.

7:15 a.m. – Fairman Road area caller reported they had video of an attempted break in. Subject appears to be watching something in the direction of the reporting party’s home. From a different camera angle at the same exact time a female’s voice can be heard saying, “I cant get in.” Police checked all windows and doors and there were no signs of attempted entry and everything remained secure from the inside. Police also spoke with the potential subject(s) of the complaint who denied being on the property. Reporting party was advised to call back if anything further was discovered.

Sunday, October 16

12:41 p.m. – Party into station reported a scam involving his daughter being kidnapped. Reporting party had not given out any info/money.

4:43 p.m. – Reporting party was on Route 202 when a motorcyclist on a blue Harley Road Glider pulled up next to them and “flipped them off”. The subject then reached for something that the reporting party believed to be a weapon (knife or gun) but couldn’t get a clear view. Motorcycle headed off towards Route 122. Police tried calling the reporting party and left message for them to contact station.

Monday, October 17

2:53 a.m. – Police Assisted FD at E Main Street with simultaneous alarms received regarding water pressure issues.

6:57 a.m. – While waking their dog, a Jones Street caller noticed an alarm sounding. Highway Superintendent would be sending someone over.

3:03 p.m. – E River Street caller reported a flock of chickens in the area and they had to be chased out of the road.

4:10 p.m. – E River Street arrest on outstanding warrant.

Tuesday, October 18

9:13 a.m. – New Athol Road employee reported the lock to the storage container had been cut and a gun safe was taken. The employees were advised to gather the necessary paperwork so it could be added to the report.

11:14 a.m. – E Main Street Management reported they had taken a report about a male party that had been couch surfing there, but is known to have a hand gun and wanted it on record. Caller does not believe he is there now.

2:59 p.m. – E River Street area caller reported his daughter’s car keys were taken while at school and he wanted it on record.

Wednesday, October 19

8:51 a.m. – E River Street arrest for being under the influence.

10:51 a.m. – Town by-law violation at E River Street where several unregistered motor vehicles were located on the property. A by-law violation notice was issued. Still several unregistered vehicles are on the property.

6:11 p.m. – Station lobby walk-in requested to speak to an officer regarding a scam. Reporting party stated they had given several thousand dollars worth of gift cards to what they had thought was an website “employee” in order for their account to be deleted. The account had not been deleted and $2000.00 more in gift cards was requested to delete it. Police advised them all of it was a scam and to not give anymore money or any personal information out. Options were discussed going further.

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