Reading Police Log January 1-2, 2024

Excerpts from the Reading Police and Fire Log:

Monday, January 1, 2024

  • 7:22am – DPW notified of a missing storm drain on Pearl Street.
  • 9:05am – Haystack Road resident complaint regarding a dog barking for the last half-hour.
  • 1:47pm – Possible disabled vehicle on Linden Street.
  • 4:04pm – Disabled vehicle reported on Main Street.
  • 4:48pm – Report of a lost purse at Caffe Nero on Main Street.
  • 5:11pm – Illegal turn reported on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 7:05pm – Verbal warning for no headlights issued on Woburn Street.
  • 7:54pm – King Street resident reports liquid was thrown at her residence.
  • 8:34pm – Erratic vehicle operation on Dividence Road.

Arrest Log:

One suspect was arrested on a warrant arrest.

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

  • 12:00am – All-night parking exception granted on Oakland Road.
  • 5:04am – Perfecto’s Cafe reports that the store was robbed overnight.
  • 6:27am – Report that the AED by the Parker Middle School soccer field is flashing red.
  • 6:27am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 10:12am – Traffic enforcement on South Street.
  • 10:45am – Fire alarm activation on Thorndike Street.
  • 10:46am – Lost dog reported on Main Street.
  • 11:03am – Traffic enforcement on Pearl Street.
  • 12:14pm – Middlesex Avenue resident reports a problem with their smoke detector.
  • 12:17pm – Lights at South Street and West Street stuck on red.
  • 1:37pm – Fireworks found in the lower playground at Wood End Elementary School.
  • 2:02pm – Disabled vehicle on Main Street.
  • 2:27pm – Excessive time in between the light change causing traffic at West Street and South Street.
  • 2:37pm – Officer covering a crossing post at Birch Meadow Drive and Main Street.
  • 2:59 – Suspicious vehicle on Dunbar Road.
  • 3:11pm – Large deceased rabbit in the road on Timberneck Drive.
  • 3:35pm – Disabled vehicle on John Street.
  • 4:12pm – Report that an animal appears stuck inside a fallen tree limb on Collins Avenue.
  • 4:32pm – Disabled vehicle ran out of gas on Main Street.
  • 8:36pm – Verbal warning issued for no tail lights on Main Street.
  • 9:31pm – All-night parking exception granted on Puritan Road.
  • 9:49pm – Person bleeding from a cut on the chest on Archstone Circle.

Arrest Log:

Suspect arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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