Athol Police log May 15-16

Published: 5/21/2020 11:42:26 AM
Modified: 5/21/2020 11:42:16 AM

Friday, May 15

1:20 a.m. — Motor vehicle stop, Main Street. Warning for wrong way in a one way.

8:41 a.m. — Caller would like to speak to an officer about trees being cut down on his property, Euclid Street. Spoke to reporting party, will check property and call reporting party back.

10:33 a.m. — Caller reporting a motor vehicle accident, Chestnut Hill Avenue and Main Street.

10:35 a.m. — Caller would like to speak to an officer about someone taking her mail, Hapgood Street. Provided court options, verified address in house and referred to the USPS for further assistance.

10:41 a.m. — 911 call for a 43-year-old male that is unresponsive but breathing, Main Street. Upon arrival, patient breathing with good pigmentation. After calling patients name and delivered a sternum rub patient woke up. FD to evaluate.

10:59 a.m. — Caller reporting that her neighbor shot at her dogs with what she believes was a paintball or airsoft gun, Glendale Avenue. Second party involved denied such activity and stated they do not own any type of BB/airsoft gun.

11:25 a.m. — Caller is reporting a breaking and entering that he just discovered, Main Street. Subject’s workshop garage was entered with multiple tools stolen.

12:52 p.m. — Caller is reporting the sound of a loud explosion that shook his house, Cooke Place. Believed to be related to the motor vehicle crash on School Street. Checked Cooke Place/High Street area with no further findings for the noise heard.

1 p.m. — Report of a motor vehicle accident, School Street. Officer is requesting tow for two vehicles and an ambulance for a subject with shoulder pain.

3:05 p.m. — Caller looking to retrieve property from male party who refuses to give it back, Cooke Place.

3:28 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with an officer regarding her 17-year-old son’s property at his father’s house, Sanders Street.

3:45 p.m. — Caller wanting to report an attempted breaking and entering, Park Street. Party stated that her window was broken, but she has a double window and they only got through one part of the glass. Took report from the homeowner.

3:52 p.m. — Caller stating that a female is on the ground, Main Street. Subject’s PCA was inside the apartment and took the female subject back inside. He states that because of her medical condition this happens frequently.

4:14 p.m. — Burglar alarm, School Street. Spoke with two brothers who bought the house and are fixing it. Accidentally set off the alarm.

4:31 p.m. — Caller stating that the house down the street took a shopping cart from CVS and wanted to report that the house is breeding dogs illegally, Park Street.

6:03 p.m. — Caller stating he is outside of the station for an officer to take a report on someone taking money out of his bank account, South Street. Spoke to the male party.

6:23 p.m. — Officer outside of the station with a party, Shore Drive. Female party calling for elder abuse on individual staying with her, asking if she is able to return home. Female is able to return at this time. Arrangements were made by ServiceNet and guardian to remove abusive subject from residence.

7:15 p.m. — Caller stating that two black trucks did a burn out in front of her house, Field Drive. Reporting party stated that she wants an officer to go out to her residence and speak with her. Spoke with the female party. Took report and went to Meadow Street and addressed the father of the child.

7:52 p.m. — Caller reporting that she was driving and a tree was about to fall the wires caught it, Pinedale Avenue. Officer states tree was cut down by homeowner, no longer a hazard.

7:53 p.m. — Multiple 911 calls regarding lines down in the street, smoke and flames, Silver Lake Street. While on scene, pole at the intersection of Silver Lake Street and West Royalston Road exploded. All crossmembers destroyed. National Grid advised.

8:05 p.m. — Caller reporting a pole possibly down, Electric and South streets.

8:08 p.m. — 911 call for a vehicle on fire, Silver Lake Street.

8:17 p.m. — 911 call for a tree on fire, lines down and transformer is blown, McGregor Street. National Grid on scene.

8:22 p.m. — Caller reporting a tree down, Riverbend Street.

8:24 p.m. — Caller reporting two poles down across the road, Monadnock Avenue.

8:28 p.m. — 911 call for a male party who is making self harm statements in the middle of the road, Exchange Street. Male party was in middle of intersection and attempting to walk in front of passing vehicles. Based upon actions and statements, officer placed him in his cruiser for transport to be evaluated.

8:31 p.m. — Caller reporting a male party that’s engine seemed to be giving out and he didn’t seem right, Daniel Shays Highway.

8:43 p.m. — Caller reporting tree down on wires, Moore Hill Road. Tree blocking road. National Grid contacted.

8:54 p.m. — 911 call for a 47-year-old male that overdosed on medication, Main Street. Not responding/breathing. Transported to hospital.

9:10 p.m. — 911 caller reporting wires down, Riverbend Street. National Grid contacted.

9:14 p.m. — Caller states road is impassable with a tree across the roadway, Pleasant Street and Batchelder Road. Tree easily visible to oncoming vehicles. National Grid contacted.

10:21 p.m. — Disabled motor vehicle, Market Drive. She has help on the way.

10:23 p.m. — Officer reporting tree on wires, South Royalston Road.

Saturday, May 16

8:19 a.m. — 911 call for a 94-year-old female non-responsive but breathing, Daniel Shays Highway. Transported to hospital.

8:30 a.m. — Caller reporting people keep littering on his property, White Pond Road.

8:44 a.m. — Caller reporting he was going through his father’s things and found some shells and would like to know what to do with them, Summer Street. Requesting number for bomb squad.

8:57 a.m. — Caller reporting she was walking by and female yelled for help, Silver Lake Street. Female party doesn’t have a phone and is on oxygen and does not have power.

9:01 a.m. — Petersham requesting an officer check the area for a vehicle that possibly hit a guardrail, Petersham Road.

9:44 a.m. — MSP bomb squad en route, Summer Street. Units are on arrival in the Sykes’ Pit. Fire Chief advising that they will be detonating.

10:28 a.m. — Caller reporting his wife called him stating they do not have power and unable to call National Grid, Intervale Avenue. National Grid contacted.

11:36 a.m. — Caller needing to speak to an officer in regards to an incident with the MSPCA, Highland Avenue. Referred the incident to the ACO, ACO will follow up accordingly.

11:56 a.m. — Manager from Hannaford calling to report that they have several Guinea Hens in the parking lot, New Athol Road. ACO notified. Two hens in custody.

12:03 p.m. — Caller reporting that his 14-year-old son heard a female party yelling “stop hitting me”, Freedom Street.

12:11 p.m. — Caller stated that his neighbor threatened to “beat him up” for removing a cover on his car, School Street.

12:42 p.m. — Officer requesting an ambulance to station to check out a prisoner’s hand, Exchange Street. FD provided bandaging and an ice pack for the prisoner.

1:06 p.m. — Caller reporting that her neighbor is threatening her because her generator is running and she feels that the neighbor is going to do something to it, Orange Street. Spoke with the reporting party who states they had to run the generator last night because of people in the house. This morning her neighbor yelled over the fence, “wouldn’t it be nice if we called the police because of your generator”. She is now concerned that they will retaliate and do something to the generator.

1:08 p.m. — Caller stating that her neighbor put his exercise equipment behind her car and she can’t get out, School Street. Spoke to the reporting party, this is an ongoing issue between neighbors, court date has been established. Documenting issues. Neighbor has been screaming and moving gym equipment around the driveway, blocking them in.

1:31 p.m. — Caller stating that someone dumped off a bag of trash in the roadway and it broke, West Royalston Road. Reporting party stated that the party was upset because they are not open due to not having power.

2:32 p.m. — CSO issuing a Section 12 for male party that is having delusions, Main Street. Subject is punching the air and aggressively approaching the staff and yelling while punching the air. Reporting party states this is currently not happening, but unsure if will happen again.

3:50 p.m. — Caller requesting to speak with an officer regarding medication, Exchange Street. Reporting party stated the pharmacist gave a prescription to the wrong person.

4:18 p.m. — Caller reporting a noise complaint, Cottage and Radcliffe streets. Reporting party stated she hears shots or fireworks.

4:29 p.m. — Caller stating that there is a male party face down on the steps of the YMCA, Main Street. Officer confirmed male party was sleeping. Officer transporting party to Athol Hospital.

6:04 p.m. — Caller reporting neighbor parked his stationary bike behind her car and she cannot leave, School Street. Neighbor agreed to move the bike.

6:49 p.m. — Caller stating that a vehicle hit his vehicle and both parties swapped information, Exchange Street. Reporting party is now home and called to report it.

7:14 p.m. — 911 call from a male party who is feeling suicidal and drank too much, Main Street. Party transported to Athol Hospital.

7:18 p.m. — 911 caller reporting a Section 12 trying to punch through the glass doors, Main Street. Athol Hospital called back stating male party broke through the doors and is on foot walking on Main Street. Male party is very aggressive at this time. Officer tried to make contact with male party at CVS. Officer deployed taser and transported subject back to Athol Hospital.

8:06 p.m. — Caller stating that his tenant’s garage door is open, Drury Avenue. They share the garage. Reporting party wants it shut but he doesn’t have the number for the neighbor. Reporting party stated police have been there before about the open garage door. Officer spoke with tenant who closed the garage door.

8:13 p.m. — Caller stating that some male came into her house and took “the house TV”, Shore Drive. Reporting party stated all the doors are locked and she is upstairs with the other individuals in the house.

8:30 p.m. — Caller stating that she wanted advice on how to get to a motel, Lakewood Drive. Reporting party also stated she was wondering if police could give her a courtesy ride to a motel in the area to get away from her fiancé for a few days. Female party states that she has been arguing with her boyfriend and is feeling very stressed. She states that she wants to leave for a few days to cool off, but doesn’t have a license. Officer provided transport.

8:47 p.m. — Caller stating that fireworks are going off, Twichell and Lenox streets.

10:22 p.m. — Fire alarm activation, Main Street.

11:03 p.m. — Noise complaint, Prospect Street. Party advised of complaint, music turned down before clearing.

11:25 p.m. — 911 call for a verbal disturbance, Main Street. Spoke with tenants who stated they were just speaking loudly, no issues present.


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