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Athol Police log May 14, 2020

Published: 5/20/2020 3:10:40 PM
Modified: 5/20/2020 3:10:32 PM
Thursday, May 14

8:08 a.m. — Caller stating she received an email regarding her brother saying there is a warrant out for his arrest for robbery, Exchange Street. Officer spoke with reporting party regarding her concerns.

11:54 a.m. — Catholic Charities requesting a welfare check on a male party last seen Monday at 8 a.m., Gibson Drive. Call canceled, reporting party made contact with male party who stated he was sleeping.

12:14 p.m. — Caller reporting a needle on the lawn, Union Street. Secured.

12:42 p.m. — Party calling regarding her property being stolen during an altercation with her boyfriend and two other individuals, South Main Street. Spoke to reporting party, called the person she believed has her phone. Called the female party who she stated she doesn’t have the phone, but knows who does. Officer told her that the phone needs to be turned into the police station and the female party agreed. She also stated the phone was smashed and did not work.

1:02 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with an officer regarding a previous matter, Rice Street. States that his mother believes that he sold her car for scrap. He states he let his house go back to the bank and the car was on the property then. He advised his mother was advised to pick up the car months ago and he had no knowledge of where it was.

1:54 p.m. — Report of a motor vehicle accident, Main Street. Watched the video footage from the store, clearly shows the Blue Rhino truck back up and park for over a minute before the blue Honda SUV backs up at an angle, catching the left quarter panel with the back corner of the truck. Small scuff on the truck. Operator of the truck checked out the doors, all was in good working order.

2:07 p.m. — Officer flagged down by a female party from New Hampshire, Main Street. Female party opened a phone plan for a friend who refuses to give the cell phone back. Female party asked for the definition of “stolen,” which this does not qualify. Party with the cell phone is in the “Worcester area” and she is from New Hampshire. Party advised to seek small claims court.

2:10 p.m. — Caller requesting an officer for problems with her neighbor, Leonard Street. Ongoing issues between neighbors. Advised to document every negative interaction and to follow up with ODC.

2:51 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with an officer regarding credit card fraud/theft for his company gas cards, Brookside Road. He currently has an open investigation with OPD. There was a recent transaction where the card was used in Athol.

3:11 p.m. — Multiple 911 calls regarding about 10 people fighting, Freedom and South streets.

3:17 p.m. — Caller reporting she is the primary on a phone service and male party is refusing to give phone back, Winthrop Street. Spoke to female party over the phone, gave options.

4:24 p.m. — Caller stating he is outside the station to speak with an officer about an altercation he was in earlier, Exchange Street. Took report. Statement forms given.

5:19 p.m. — 911 caller reporting a fight between 10-15 people, South Street. Reporting one male party with a knife. Officer requesting OPD, OPD en route.

6:14 p.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Riverbend and Main streets. Party was advised to pay attention to the traffic lights.

6:33 p.m. — Caller reporting he was driving by and almost hit a child on a motorized bike in the street, Pequoig Avenue. When he stopped the parents started yelling at him. No kids were in the roadway upon arrival. Spoke to the female party who owns the residence.

6:38 p.m. — Caller stating that his fiancee’s son has been harassing him and wants an officer at the house for when he gets home, Lakewood Drive. Male party is out of state. Was advised to call back if there are further issues.

7:29 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak to an officer, Exchange Street. Female was advised of her options through probate court.

8:01 p.m. — Caller stating she was taking her cat for a walk and at the end of the street she noticed that a house that has been vacant for a while now had a ceiling light on and she heard noise, Froman Street. She doesn’t believe anyone lives there. Officer found the door unlocked and made entry. Checked the building, no one inside. Building secured and lights shut off.


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