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Athol Police log

Published: 5/12/2020 2:37:15 PM
Modified: 5/12/2020 2:37:09 PM
Wednesday, May 6

3:55 p.m. — Caller reporting a wire down just past the bridge, Exchange Street. Homeowner has already placed a call in and they will be out tomorrow to fix it.

4:41 p.m. — Officer out assisting a citizen, South Street. Motor vehicle located on South Street blocking a driveway. Registration is revoked. Owner located and advised of status and to remove it from roadway and not to drive it.

4:46 p.m. — Caller states a motor vehicle in the parking lot, Cottage Street. Believes it is drug activity. Vehicle was gone on arrival.

6:51 p.m. — Caller reporting that her neighbor is harassing her and she is afraid, Pequoig Avenue.

8:17 p.m. — 911 caller reporting three “hoodlums” were harassing him, Lakewood Drive. Officer checked the area for the youths. Parties had left, no further issues.

8:48 p.m. — 911 caller reporting a problem with her neighbor, Allen Street. There was a lot of screaming and yelling going on. Spoke with subjects who had an argument and became physical on both parties. Advised to take simple assault charges out. Party declined medical attention for a left knee injury.

Thursday, May 7

3:32 p.m. — Officer will be checking the storage area, Freedom Street. He received a call for some suspicious activity. Male party taking some pictures. Party sent on way.

3:38 p.m. — Officer is doing traffic control at the lights, Main Street and Chestnut Hill Avenue.

4:32 p.m. — 911 call for a 74-year-old male having a schizophrenic episode, Jeri Drive. Ambulance requesting PD respond. Assisted AFD.

4:41 p.m. — Officer spoke to a party in regards to the playgrounds opening up, Exchange Street. Male party was complaining that the playground wasn’t open and wanted his kids to be able to use it.

4:46 p.m. — Officer is assisting the Conservation Department, Bearsden Road and Green Street. They are looking for a homeless encampment.

5:09 p.m. — Officer is observing traffic in the area, Main Street and Chestnut Hill Avenue. One violation observed and was addressed.

5:11 p.m. — Caller reporting people in the playground, Silver Lake Playground.

5:21 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Main and Riverbend streets. A warning was issued for red light violation.

5:28 p.m. — Officer is assisting a party that flagged him down, Main and Riverbend streets. Party wanted a well being check on a party on Pleasant Street.

5:30 p.m. — Officer is doing a well-being check on a male party, Pleasant Street.

6:03 p.m. — Outside fire, South Athol Road. Engine 3 stating the homeowner was advised of the rules.

7:08 p.m. — Caller requesting an officer to come check his car that was vandalized, Euclid Street. Very minor scratches. Party stated he did bring the vehicle through the drive through car wash. Advised to contact Leominster car wash.

7:09 p.m. — Caller reporting a suspicious person/vehicle, Crescent Street. Checked the surrounding area, vehicle was gone on arrival. Officer made contact with the caller. Advised to call back if he sees the vehicle in question again.

7:22 p.m. — Medical emergency, Fredette Street. Officers assisted AFD with patient. Transported to hospital.

8:07 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak to an officer in regards to going to Athol Hospital ER and them refusing to treat her, Exchange Street. Spoke to the reporting party. She stated she wanted this on record for her lawyer.

8:48 p.m. — Caller reporting someone shining a flashlight into her bedroom window, School Street. Spoke to the reporting party. Explained her HARPO option. Male party was spoken to.

9:03 p.m. — Caller requesting an officer go to Laurel Street residence and kick out the male party that is there, Grove Street. She did not give him permission to live there. Spoke with female party and advised of eviction process through court as another officer did the day prior.

10:17 p.m. — Female party stating she’s at the address that the officer told her not to go to and she’s not leaving, Laurel Street. Arrived and spoke to reporting party who had proof she owned the residence. Involved female party left for the night to keep the peace and was going to advise male party of the same. Officer transporting one to Ridge Avenue.

10:32 p.m. — Female party called looking for information regarding her ankle bracelet not working, Exchange Street. She was advised to call her probation officer. She then stated she recently moved to Orange but her PO was already aware. She was advised to call OPD and let them know the issue she is having just in case they have any issues. She was given the phone number for Shelburne Control as well as ODC.

10:54 p.m. — Caller reporting the upstairs neighbors are being loud, School Street. Spoke with upstairs tenant who stated they were not playing any music or being loud. Quiet upon arrival.


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