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Athol Police log May 12-13

Published: 5/19/2020 3:35:33 PM
Modified: 5/19/2020 3:35:27 PM
Tuesday, May 12

9:59 a.m. — Welfare check, High Street.

10:59 a.m. — Caller stating that a male party that is trespassed from the property is back sitting out front in his vehicle, Shore Drive. Parties were sent on way.

11:17 a.m. — Caller stating a deceased cat was thrown at her house from the roadway and wants it removed, South Athol Road. DPW notified.

11:50 a.m. — Caller stating he just walked out of his house and was run back inside from two pitbulls charging at him with porcupine quills all over, Old Keene Road. At 12:28 p.m. another caller at Tully Dam stated a black and brown, possibly pitbulls, running towards Royalston. Owners have dog in custody.

11:54 a.m. — Caller would like to speak to an officer about a problem with a neighbor, Estabrook Street. No answer, left message. Later called back requesting home owner insurance information. Referred back to their insurance company.

1:59 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Main and Canal streets. Vehicle stopped due to no registration plate observed. Vehicle recently purchased and had a paper CT temporary tag.

2:10 p.m. — Caller stating vehicles are driving faster than the posted speed limit of 20 mph and she wants extra patrols, Pequoig Avenue.

2:35 p.m. — Caller would like to speak to an officer regarding a previous call for service because nothing was explained to her about that call and why she was asked to move her vehicle and she is furious, Laurel Street. No answer. Left message to speak with officer in the morning that dealt with the call.

8:03 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak to an officer regarding a HARPO, Main Street. Reporting party did not wish to press charges. Only wish to remind party that the HPO is still active and not to send her friend requests. Party stated she did not do that and she was not on Instagram the last two days.

8:32 p.m. — Royalston PD dropped male party off for prisoner watch, Exchange Street. Male placed in cell 3. Trafficking class A, bail is $2,500 plus $40.

Wednesday, May 13

8:11 a.m. — Caller stating that she will report her vehicle stolen if her mother does not bring it back to her tomorrow at 11 a.m. like they have planned and without her family accompanying her, Gibson Drive.

11:59 a.m. — Caller stating two teenage boys came to her front door and asked her to buy an alarm, Harvard Avenue. Checked area, negative contact.

12:45 p.m. — Caller would like to speak to an officer about a previous issue that she read about in the paper, Laurel Street. Spoke to party. APD received a request to keep the peace and peace was kept.

1:38 p.m. — Caller reporting an individual dumped five large trash bags into his dumpster, South Main Street. Officer off at Pinedale Avenue location. Negative contact. Officer will be en route to the station. Spoke to suspect’s parents, both promised to remove the trash this evening.

2:12 p.m. — LifeAlert calling for the 87-year-old male who is confused and having difficulty breathing, Millers River Drive. COVID-19 screened negative. Transported to hospital.

3:33 p.m. — Caller stating that as he was pulling out of Athol Hospital he hit a telephone pole, Main Street.

3:43 p.m. — Parking violation, Freedom Street. The vehicle was removed from the Fire Lane.

3:56 p.m. — Catholic Charities calling to request a wellness check, Main Street. Made contact with male party. He was out shopping and lost track of time.

5:15 p.m. — Fire department en route to Starbucks for a mulch fire, Market Drive.

5:21 p.m. — Caller stating that there is a disturbance in the apartment upstairs, Gibson Drive. Verbal argument, advised of complaint.

5:50 p.m. — Barking dog complaint, Orange Street. Spoke to male party about the dog issue.

6:24 p.m. — Medical emergency, Conant Road. Patient refusal.

6:24 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with an officer about not wanting her child to go to her dad’s, Crescent Street. 

6:29 p.m. — Caller reporting motor vehicle off the side of the road, Templeton Road and Market Drive. Unable to locate vehicle.

7:17 p.m. — Caller reporting a shoplifter, New Athol Road. Took report from store manager.

8:16 p.m. — Caller reporting that her 16-year-old daughter is getting harassed by two other females, Pleasant Street. Spoke with reporting party and advised of HARPO. Also spoke with parties involved and advised of issue. Stated the harassment would stop.

9:26 p.m. — 911 call for a medical emergency, Petersham Road. Transported to hospital.

10:27 p.m. — 911 caller reporting that he was driving past a location and the inside alarm was going off, South Main Street. Keyholder contacted, property was all secure.


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