Athol Police Log: Feb. 9-10

Published: 2/12/2020 9:45:52 PM
Sunday, Feb. 9

12:55 a.m. — Officer out with occupied vehicle, South Main Street. Officer checking on vehicle pulled over with flashers on. The operator stopped to use phone. All was secure.

1:16 a.m. — 911 caller reporting confirmed flames in the kitchen and the smell of gas and a lot of smoke, Market Drive. Gas inspector notified and en route. Assisted AFD.

2:00 a.m. — Caller reporting a motor vehicle into a pole, Mount Pleasant Street. Unknown injuries, female driver took off on foot. The vehicle was removed by Dale’s Towing. National Grid notified.

3:50 a.m. — Caller stating vehicle parts in the roadway, Main Street. Located plastic splash shield from a vehicle in the roadway and further up the roadway noticed that the No Parking sign had been struck by an unknown motor vehicle.

6:52 p.m. — 911 caller is reporting that a customer was just left at the store and his phone was stolen by the person who dropped him off, Tunnel Street. Officer spoke with reporting party who stated a female party he had met online had stolen his phone from his vehicle while he ran into the liquor store.

7:45 p.m. — Caller stated his neighbors are being too loud, Gibson Drive. All three parties advised to turn the music down and stop yelling profanities at others in the building.

8:06 p.m. — Male party in the lobby reporting an occupied vehicle parked in the Silver Lake Park entrance. Vehicle in question located by officer at a house on Wallingford Avenue. Located a separate suspicious vehicle next to the gazebo. Identified the operator and passenger and sent on way.

9:28 p.m. — 911 caller stated there is a male party that tried to strangle her, Gibson Drive. Officer transported the female from the scene to Athol Hospital.

Monday, Feb. 10

1:15 a.m. — ER requesting officer assistance with out-of-control female party who broke a door, Main Street. Officer will be charging party with destruction of property.

1:37 a.m. — While on patrol officer observed a subject walking in the middle of the road, High Street. Officer stopped to make contact. Spoke with party, all appeared in order and he was sent on his way.

7:27 a.m. — 911 caller requesting an ambulance for a 69-year-old who is having issues with gout, Allen Street.

8:45 a.m. — Caller stating that her fiancé’s car was broken into overnight, Twichell Street. Car was actually unlocked and it was gone through. Nothing taken. Just wanted it logged, no need for officer to respond.

9:08 a.m. — School bus violation, South Main Street. Spoke with the vehicle owner who stated it was her daughter operating the vehicle at the time of the offense. Advised mother to have her call the police department so that the violation could be addressed.

10:55 a.m. — Caller stating that her neighbor called and someone slid into her fence in the front yard, North Orange Road. Vehicle is gone. Officer gathered information and spoke with neighbors. Photos were taken of the damage.

11:45 a.m. — Report of a male loitering outside of Cumberland Farms, Main Street. Gave the clerk a hard time when he was asked to leave. Officer spoke with manager who stated she had verbally trespassed the male party from the premises. Male party was gone on arrival.

12:10 p.m. — Caller requesting a wellbeing check on a male party who did not answer the door for Meals on Wheels and is not answering his phone, Beacon Street. No one is home.

12:14 p.m. — Off duty officer received a report of FRTA bus operating erratically in the area, New Athol Road. Conducted motor vehicle stop and spoke with the operator. Operator advised of complaint and given a warning.

12:37 p.m. — 911 call from the school nurse requesting an ambulance for a student having a seizure, Pleasant Street. Assisted FD.

1:09 p.m. — Welfare check, Kennebunk Street. Message delivered.

1:35 p.m. — UMASS Memorial Hospital ER requesting a welfare check on a patient that left with an IV still in their arm, Pleasant Street. Negative contact.

1:46 p.m. — Caller reporting his brother’s car was broken into, Lenox Street. States nothing was stolen, it was just gone through. Reporting party did not want to speak to an officer, but wanted the incident on record.

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