Reading Police Log February 2-4, 2024

Excerpts from the Reading Police and Fire log:

Friday, February 2, 2024

  • 2:20am – Audible fire alarm at a Pine Ridge Road residence.
  • 5:50am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 5:52am – Deceased opossum in the road on Washington Street.
  • 6:49am – Verbal warning issued for a defective tail light on Eaton Street.
  • 8:15am – Commercial fire alarm activation on Abigail Way.
  • 8:24am – Traffic lights not functioning normally at Main Street and Forest Street.
  • 9:20am – Traffic enforcement on West Street.
  • 9:41am – Traffic enforcement on Symonds Way.
  • 9:46am – Manager at Home Depot on Walkers Brook Drive reports two persons stole some tools.
  • 10:29am – Traffic enforcement on Pleasant Street.
  • 12:46pm – School alarm at RMHS.
  • 12:50pm – Officer covering crossing post at Buckingham Drive and Summer Avenue.
  • 1:26pm – Investigation that a vehicle was struck in the Bagel World parking lot on Main Street.
  • 5:41pm – Fire alarm activation at a Grove Street residence.
  • 6:33pm – Salem Street resident reports that the passenger side mirror was removed from their vehicle.
  • 6:34pm – Main Street resident requests information for court.
  • 6:51pm – Attempt to serve immediate threat paperwork to a Parkman Road residence.
  • 7:45pm – Report that three individuals are fighting at the Green Tomato on High Street.
  • 9:26pm – Two suspicious persons are walking with no shoes on South Street.
  • 10:16pm – Report of a fight between five individuals on Haven Street.
  • 10:25pm – Lift assist for a Woburn Street resident.
  • 11:04pm – Center Avenue resident complaints regarding a deck being constructed.
  • 11:40pm – Gray’s Towing on Minot Street reports a suspicious vehicle is repeatedly pulling into their driveway.
  • 11:44pm – Commercial alarm at a Washington Street business.

Saturday, February 3, 2024

  • 12:12am – Haverhill Street resident reports that an electrical box in their basement is sparking.
  • 12:17am – Haverhill Street resident reports that a vehicle struck their mailbox and left the scene.
  • 2:10am – Fire alarm activation at Hersey Jewelers on Main Street.
  • 6:03am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 7:36am – PD and FD informed of a private detective on Riverside Drive.
  • 8:13am – Train gates stuck down on Pond Meadow Drive.
  • 10:15am – Assistance rendered to a Main Street resident.
  • 10:16am – Van Norden Road resident seeks advice.
  • 11:00am – Lost Apple AirPods tracked to a Copeland Road residence.
  • 11:35am – Officer attempts to serve an immediate threat notice to a Parkman Road residence.
  • 11:55am – Verbal warning for speed issued on Charles Street.
  • 1:06pm – Verbal warning issued for a crosswalk violation on Bay State Road.
  • 2:22pm – Small microwave fire in an Augustus Court residence.
  • 3:12pm RMLD notified that a sidewalk vault cover is crushed on Harnden Street.
  • 4:15pm – Indoor odor of gas reported in an Archstone Circle building.
  • 6:05pm – Linnea Lane resident reports an ongoing issue with a loud vehicle in the area.
  • 6:17pm – Traffic enforcement on Curtis Street.
  • 7:54pm – Deceased opossum on Main Street.
  • 9:49pm – Assistance rendered to a Pearl Street resident.
  • 10:48pm – Center Street resident complaint regarding a neighbor doing construction on a deck.
  • 11:40pm – Erratic vehicle operation reported on Franklin Street.

Sunday, February 4, 2024

  • 3:57am – Lift assist for an Archstone Circle resident.
  • 5:02am – Commercial alarm at Reading Health Center on Pond Meadow Drive.
  • 5:59am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 11:07am – FD and PD informed that a private investigator is on Riverside Drive.
  • 2:17pm – Person is throwing items at passing vehicles on Haverhill Street.
  • 6:29pm – Person with chest pain walks in at FD.
  • 6:48pm – Verbal warning issued for a red light violation on Washington Street.
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