Reading Police Log September 18-19, 2023

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

Monday, September 18, 2023

  • 5:36am – Door found propped open at Service for Honda on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 5:41am – Exterior door alarm at Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 5:55am – Back-up sector building checks.
  • 8:19am – Canterbury Drive resident reports that two unlocked vehicles were entered overnight.
  • 9:45am – Complaint regarding paving trucks impeding traffic on Strout Avenue.
  • 10:30am – Complaint regarding a vehicle that rolled backward into another vehicle on Salem Street.
  • 10:55am – DPW notified of a deceased skunk on John Street.
  • 1:05pm – Injured seagull in the road at Jordan’s Furniture on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 2:56pm – Follow-up visit with a Libby Avenue resident.
  • 3:00pm – Traffic enforcement on Longfellow Road.
  • 3:51pm – Pilgrim Road resident reports that their vehicle was damaged by a neighbor’s tree.
  • 6:13pm – Hillcrest Road resident reports that a fire alarm will not silence.
  • 6:15pm – Commercial alarm at Family Dental Associates on Main Street.
  • 7:06pm – Smoke alarm sounding at an Oak Street residence.
  • 8:03pm – Possible elevator entrapment at RMHS.
  • 9:14am – Report that a person is yelling loudly in the lobby of an Elderberry Lane building.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

  • 12:45am – Exterior door alarm at Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 12:58am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 7:50am – Verbal warning issued for  a DPW sign violation on Wilson Street.
  • 8:29am – Lift assist for a High Street resident.
  • 9:13am – Commercial alarm at Bertucci’s Restaurant on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 11:27am – Report of a water issue at a Harvard Street residence.
  • 11:28am – GPS fall detection at a Red Gate Lane residence.
  • 11:48am – Missing dog located on Tennyson Road.
  • 1:34pm – Assistance rendered to Mass State Police in looking for a vehicle crash.
  • 2:13pm – Complaint regarding a vehicle parked the wrong way on Main Street.
  • 3:14pm – Smoke detector activation at a South Street residence.
  • 4:33pm – Report of a suspicious person in a wheelchair is traveling on the street on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 4:57pm – Complaint regarding multiple vehicles driving erratically at night on Oakland Road.
  • 6:42pm – Assistance rendered with a vehicle locked inside the Compost Center.
  • 6:49pm – Complaint regarding a sport car traveling at a high rate of speed on Main Street.
  • 6:59pm – Kieran Road resident reports an issue with solicitors.
  • 7:02pm – Loss prevention at Stop and Shop on Walkers Brook Drive reports a shoplifter.
  • 7:04pm – Criterion Road resident reports an open door at a neighbor’s house.
  • 7:13pm – Report that person felt threatened in a past incident at Chipotle Mexican Grill on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 8:00pm – Cleaner in to be fingerprinted at RPD.
  • 8:12pm – Erratic vehicle operation reported on Main Street.
  • 8:59pm – Sunnyside Avenue resident reports that someone banged on their front door.
  • 9:30pm – Oder of gas investigation on Main Street.
  • 9:45pm – Hampshire Road resident reports their child was threatened with a knife.
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