Reading Police Log September 15-17, 2023

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

Friday, September 15, 2023

  • 1:41am – Whitehall Lane resident reports a scraping or pounding noise.
  • 6:12am – Whitehall Lane resident reports strange noises from residence.
  • 8:06am – Unit out on a cutting and welding detail on Main Street.
  • 10:46am – Complaint regarding vehicles going through the pedestrian light at Main Street and Pleasant Street.
  • 11:52am – Traffic enforcement on John Carver Road.
  • 12:07pm – Follow-up visit with a Whitehall Lane resident.
  • 1:07pm – Fire alarm activation caused by sprinkler work at a Torre Street residence.
  • 1:08pm – Report of a lost ladder on Main Street.
  • 2:09pm – Investigation of a vehicle crash on Main Street. No injuries reported.
  • 2:14pm – MassDOT requests that an officer standby for traffic assistance on Hopkins Street.
  • 2:30pm – Traffic enforcement on South Street.
  • 2:35pm – Traffic enforcement on Summer Avenue.
  • 3:19pm – Follow-up visit with a Robin Road resident.
  • 3:20pm – Traffic enforcement on Birch Meadow Drive.
  • 3:32pm – Investigation of a moving truck that struck a parked vehicle in an Augustus Court parking lot.
  • 4:57pm – Disable vehicle on Harnden Street.
  • 5:04pm – Report that a person is screaming obscenities on Woburn Street.
  • 5:04pm – Headmasters office alarm at Austin Preparatory School.
  • 5:35pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 6:21pm – Charles Street resident reports a fraudulent bill.
  • 7:07pm – Hancock Street resident reports that a child has not returned home yet.
  • 7:17pm – Report that the lights were left on at the Last Corner Restaurant on High Street.
  • 8:49pm – CO detector activation in a Woburn Street residence.
  • 10:40pm – Elderberry Lane resident reports having issues with the landlord.

Saturday, September 16, 2023

  • 6:16am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 8:33am – Calareso’s on Main Street reported that a former employee with a no trespass order called the store last night.
  • 8:39am – Commercial alarm at the Reading Public Library.
  • 8:48am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 8:50am – Lincoln Street resident complaint regarding an ongoing issue with a barking dog.
  • 9:49am – Complaint regarding vehicles partially blocking the entrance to a Summit Drive building.
  • 10:52am – Commercial alarm at Reading Co-Operative Bank.
  • 11:00am – Suspicious person on Haven Street appears confused and is asking for a ride.
  • 1:27pm – Sparks coming from a Pilgrim Road house after a tree took out the electricity.
  • 3:00pm – Hydrant out of service on Pilgrim Road.
  • 5:11pm – Traffic enforcement on Pleasant Street.
  • 7:15pm – Complaint regarding a vehicle parked in the fire lane on Frank Tanner Drive.
  • 7:40pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 8:25pm – Report of a disabled vehicle on Causeway Road.
  • 8:38pm – Unit out with a possible disabled vehicle on Main Street.
  • 9:19pm – George Street resident reports that kids are ringing doorbells in the area.
  • 9:45pm – Traffic enforcement at Charles Lawn Cemetery.

Sunday, September 17, 2023

  • 5:20am – Commercial alarm at the Archstone Circle Community Center.
  • 6:54am – Traffic lights flashing red and yellow at Grove Street and Lowell Street.
  • 9:42am – Report of a dispute over cab fare at Home Depot on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 10:31am – John Street resident reports a sick or injured skunk in the yard.
  • 11:04am – Van Norden Road resident reports that two bicycles are missing from a shed.
  • 11:17am – Commercial alarm at the Archstone Circle Community Center.
  • 3:38pm – Main Street resident reports a missing cat.
  • 4:40pm – Frank Tanner Drive resident reports a vehicle is parked in the fire lane.
  • 5:30pm – Marla Lane resident reports that a dog is running loose in the area.
  • 6:46pm – Grey Coach Road resident reports odor of smoke in the air.
  • 7:23pm – John Carver Road resident requests a walk-through of a property.
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