Athol Police Log: June 23

Published: 6/25/2019 10:00:50 AM
Modified: 6/25/2019 10:00:47 AM
Sunday, June 23

5:54 a.m. — Ambulance requested by party for his 75-year-old wife who is extremely dizzy, Canal Street.

9:19 a.m. — Caller reporting a male party either asleep or passed out on a park bench, South Street. Officer spoke to party who was napping; he will be moving along.

9:47 a.m. — Partridgeville Road caller reporting someone either hit or tried to pull out his granite mailbox post. No damage, and party will be uprighting the post.

9:58 a.m. — Officer requesting an ambulance for a 29-year-old female, Freedom Street.

10:05 a.m. — Spring Street caller wanted it noted that he found an egg on his driveway and some of it on his truck tire. None on his vehicle.

11 a.m. — Suspicious activity, Old Keene Road. Party calling to advise that a neighbor saw a dark car parked in her driveway around 4:45 a.m. and the suspect was trying to open her door and looking in windows. Would like extra patrols.

12:06 p.m. – Officer conducting community policing in area of Silver Lake Beach. All quiet.

1:16 p.m. — Request for wellness check of 84-year-old female who has not been heard from since Friday, Main Street. Party called back stated she found her friend, home and well.

1:28 p.m. — Party requested officer to assist her in going to her father’s house to gather belongings, Craigin Street. Officer stood by while party picked up belongings.

3:16 p.m. — Suspicious person, Mount Pleasant Street. Report of a suspicious person standing in his neighbor’s driveway. He stated the house is being renovated, but is currently unoccupied. Did not want to see anything get taken. Involved party was walking up the road and stopped to talk to friends in front of the house. No issues.

3:57 p.m. — Community policing, Silver Lake Beach. All OK.

4:09 p.m. — Officer served paperwork, Beacon street.

4:53 p.m. — Caller states an unregistered motor vehicle almost ran him off the road, Glendale Avenue. Vehicle is now sitting in front of his house revving its engine. Officer spoke with reporting party who complained subject was driving his unregistered antique vehicle up the road to the neighbor’s house where it died.

5:11 p.m. — Male party in the lobby with questions about an accident that happened a couple months ago, Exchange and Main streets. Subject looking for info on process of claiming injury after the accident. Advised to contact insurance company.

5:12 p.m. — 911 caller reporting mulch in front of Verizon store on fire, Reservoir Drive. Party stated Starbucks employee had dumped water on it and went inside. It looked to be out. Assisted Athol Fire Department.

6:31 p.m. — Party states a male party is coming up to his house and threatening to harm him and other workers on the property, Pine Street. Both parties stated it was verbal only — separated for the evening and advised to not approach each other.

6:50 p.m. — Intoxicated person transported home and left with his sober wife, Pine Street.

7:19 p.m. — Ambulance to Orange Street for 95-year-old female who fell; no injuries.

7:33 p.m. — Party calling with questions about a welfare check that was called in on her.

7:56 p.m. — Gill Police Department requested Athol check a residence for a runaway. Spoke with subject and friends on Main Street. He had no idea who or where the female was or would be.

8:31 p.m. — Anonymous caller reporting neighbors setting off firecrackers, Silver Lake and Crescent streets. Multiple calls and a 911 call about the same issue.

8:41 p.m. — Officer heard firecrackers while on another call on Laurel Street.

8:47 p.m. — West Royalston Road. Caller requested officer call her about a different male party. Advised.

9:14 p.m. — Assault and battery, Main Street. Officers took report for an assault that happened earlier in the evening.

9:29 p.m. — Noise complaint, Lenox Street. Caller reporting fireworks going off in the area. Received another call regarding same house setting off fireworks.

11:48 p.m. — Caller reporting there is smoke coming from an apartment; she will be leaving the building, Shore Drive. Fire Department reporting burned food.  

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