Reading Police Log August 25-27, 2023

Reading, MA – Excerpts from the Reading Police and Fire log:

Friday, August 25, 2023

  • 1:04am – Extra check of Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 3:49am – Lift Assist for a Pleasant Street resident.
  • 5:50am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 5:58am – Unit reports a limb in the road on King Street.
  • 10:33am – Displaced metal plate in the road on Main Street.
  • 2:10pm – Motor vehicle crash involving a cruiser on Lowell Street.
  • 4:07pm – Investigation of a fire alarm at a Larch Lane residence.
  • 4:45pm – Caller reports a hit and run on Main Street.
  • 5:31pm – Two-vehicle crash on Spring Street. No injuries reported.
  • 6:25pm – Pinevale Avenue resident concerned that solicitors have been outside for hours.
  • 7:04pm – Courtesy transport from the Honda dealership on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 7:45pm – Follow-up visit with a West Street resident.
  • 8:55pm – Investigation of a Putnam Road fire alarm.
  • 9:12pm – Commercial alarm at The Paper Store on Walkers Brook Drive.

Saturday, August 26, 2023

  • 12:39am – Apartment lockout on Lincoln Street.
  • 12:48am – Extra check of Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 1:05am – Uber customer trying to leave without paying on Walnut Street.
  • 5:53am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 10:19am – Wescroft Road resident reports that a postal truck has been parked on the street for four days.
  • 10:43am – Report that five dogs are off leashes in Washington Park.
  • 11:41am – Complaint regarding a trailer in the road on Pine Ridge Road.
  • 1:10pm – Lift assist for an Elderberry Lane resident.
  • 1:59pm – Minor vehicle crash on John Street. No injuries reported.
  • 3:45pm – Follow-up visit with a South Street resident.
  • 5:52pm – Caller reports losing a wallet at the American Legion Post on Ash Street.
  • 10:00pm – Extra check of Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 11:31pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.

Sunday, August 27, 2023

  • 12:42am – North Reading PD has a vehicle stopped on Main Street.
  • 12:53am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 12:55am – Extra check of Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 7:16am – Tree branch partially blocking the road on Hartshorn Street.
  • 11:37am – Commercial alarm at Archstone Circle Community Center.
  • 4:46pm – Vehicle struck while parked on Green Street.
  • 5:16pm – Report that two dogs have been in a vehicle for two hours at Joradan’s Furaniture on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 5:24pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 5:39pm – Outside odor of gas reported on Jacob Way.
  • 6:07pm – Report of a past vehicle crash on West Street.
  • 6:13pm – Grill fire near a Summer Avenue residence.
  • 7:05pm – Parsons Lane resident reports two past incidents of larceny.
  • 7:31pm – Report of erratic vehicle operation on Franklin Street.
  • 8:38pm – Traffic enforcement on Washington Street.
  • 8:49pm – Traffic enforcement on Symonds Way.
  • 9:21pm – Vehicle with insurance issue stopped by a unit on the Salem Street rotary.
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