Reading Police Log January 17-18, 2024

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

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

  • 12:09am – Lift assist for a Prescott Street resident.
  • 3:32am – Commercial alarm at Cumberland Farms on Salem Street.
  • 6:00am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 6:05a, – Commercial alarm at the Shell Station on Main Street.
  • 6:55am – DPW notified to salt Harrison Street.
  • 7:00am – Crossing guard unable to cover post at Buckingham Drive and Salem Street.
  • 7:58am – Officer covering crossing post at Summer Avenue and Buckingham Drive.
  • 8:30am – Complaint regarding a vehicle parked on Prescott Street since Monday.
  • 9:03am – Officer came upon an upset child on Washington Street.
  • 1:25pm – Party turned in a credit card found on Haven Street.
  • 2:32pm – Traffic enforcement at Joshua Eaton Elementary School.
  • 2:38pm – Towing company requests assistance with a vehicle repossession on Augustus Court.
  • 3:07pm – Investigation of a minor two-vehicle crash on Woburn Street.
  • 3:11pm – Report of a past vehicle breaking and entering on Main Street.
  • 3:32pm – Lift assist for a Pierce Street resident.
  • 6:01pm – Report that someone is trying to kick in the rear door of Cafe Nero on Main Street.
  • 7:41pm – Ambulance company requests a message delivery to an Ash Street resident.
  • 8:42pm – Traffic enforcement on Pleasant Street.

Thursday, January 18, 2024

  • 1:52am – Report of two suspicious persons in the parking lot of Planet Fitness on Salem Street.
  • 5:57am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 7:09am – FD and PD informed of a private investigator working on Riverside Drive.
  • 7:54am – Wire down on West Street.
  • 8:17am – Fire alarm activation at the Shell Station on Main Street.
  • 8:24am – Complaint regarding a vehicle parked in the fire lane at Parker Middle School.
  • 8:25am – Refrigerator next to a Gardner Road dumpster still has a door on.
  • 9:03am – Officer came upon a tree crew blocking traffic on Berkeley Street.
  • 9:21am – Complaint regarding a speeding vehicle on Franklin Street.
  • 10:09am – Report that threats were made at Planet Fitness on Salem Street.
  • 10:45am – Complaint that a family refuses to remove a vehicle from an Elderberry Lane parking lot.lot.
  • 1:45pm – Johnson Woods Drive resident reports that an unknown vehicle is in the driveway.
  • 2:39pm -Traffic enforcement on Summer Avenue.
  • 2:45pm – Report that a suspicious vehicle is parked on Sanborn Street.
  • 4:02pm – DPW notified that gates appear to be left open on New Crossing Road.
  • 4:44pm – Main Street resident reports issues with service company employees.
  • 5:23pm – Traffic enforcement on West Street.
  • 5:37pm – Attempt to serve a witness summons at RFD.
  • 8:02pm – All-night parking exception granted on Terrace Park.
  • 8:37pm – Disabled vehicle on Washington Street.
  • 9:12pm = Woburn Street resident reports indoor odor of gas.
  • 9:49pm – Bay State Road resident reports ID theft.
  • 10:42pm – Audible alarm at Ace Flats on Gould Street.
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