Athol Police Log: May 17, 2020

Published: 5/22/2020 3:08:45 PM
Modified: 5/22/2020 3:08:32 PM
Sunday, May 17

12:16 a.m. — Noise complaint, Cummings Road. Spoke with homeowner, who was advised of the complaint. Music was turned down before clearing.

2:48 a.m. — Caller reporting an alarm going off at the bank, Exchange Street. Officer clear of the bank, en route to South Street for another alarm sounding in the area.

6:24 a.m. — 911 caller requesting an ambulance for a 27-year-old female that possibly overdosed, Ridge Road. Ambulance requesting extra manpower and PD. Transported to hospital.

7:14 a.m. — FD requesting PD for combative patient, Main Street. Subject was calm upon arrival. Section 12 completed due to statements made in officers’ presence.

8:25 a.m. — Caller reporting that her neighbor had a party last night and took her crate that was outside, Summer Street. Reporting party has retrieved it, but states inside was a bag containing motor oil that she took out of the crate.

10:01 a.m. — Caller looking to get advice regarding a female not wanting to leave, Spring Street. Reporting party and his girlfriend broke up on Thursday. She now wishes to come back as it is her residence. Reporting party advised that since she has lived there for nine months and receives mail there that he would have to evict her.

10:25 a.m. — Athol Hospital reporting female party took off from hospital and she needs to be brought back, Main Street. Located and transported female party back to hospital.

11:49 a.m. — 911 text message about a man yelling in the parking lot, Tower Road. Argument over a handicap parking space and the other involved party leaving behind a shopping cart in that space.

1:57 p.m. — Mass Environmental Police requesting APD be on the lookout for vehicles that dropped off a trailer and tires where they weren’t supposed to be, Exchange Street.

2:15 p.m. — Officer requesting another officer to the hospital to assist with a Section 12, Main Street. While at the hospital with a prisoner, a separate issue was occurring with another patient. Police presence only resolved the issue.

2:44 p.m. — Caller reporting she is homeless but her ex-boyfriend is stating he is going to call in a welfare check stating she took a bunch of pills when she didn’t, Union and Newton streets. While speaking with the subject, she stated that her ex-boyfriend was telling her he already contacted the police. Officer advised her that no one, besides herself, has called the station in the last 15 minutes.

2:48 p.m. — Noise complaint, Stevens Street. Tranquil upon arrival.

2:51 p.m. — Officer reporting he took a call about two trucks throwing out tires, Chestnut Hill Avenue. Off-duty Royalston officer called to report a vehicle actively throwing tires out of the bed of a truck. Tires were gathered and the parties involved were free to leave. It is believed when the parties drove away they began to discard the tires on Chestnut Hill. DPW notified about three tires and will pick them up tomorrow.

3:12 p.m. — Party outside of the lobby to get a report taken for an accident that happened outside of the residence, Grove Street. Both parties exchanged information. Officer looked at damage and took photographs. Reporting party stated her neighbor’s car popped out of gear and struck her car.

6:37 p.m. — 911 call regarding unwanted parties knocking on the door and won’t leave, Crescent Street. Spoke with tenant who stated the male party was a friend who did not need to be there at the time. Party was advised to leave and was sent on way.

8:02 p.m. — Caller stating she locked herself in the bedroom because she’s scared people are knocking on the doors and windows of the house and she doesn’t know what to do, Spring Street. Upon arrival checked the exterior of the residence with no issues. Spoke with reporting party. Advised her to call if anything further occurred.

8:18 p.m. — Party reporting a tire in the middle of the road, Dinsmore Street and Chestnut Hill Avenue. Tire was well off to the side of the road, not a hazard. DPW is aware of it and will be taking care of it tomorrow.

10:35 p.m. — Officer out with a suspicious vehicle, Silver Lake Beach. Parties were just listening to the frogs. Advised of park hours and sent on way.

11:35 p.m. — Report of parties burning furniture in their backyard, Leonard and Crescent streets.

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