Reading Police Log March 22-24, 2024

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

Friday, March 22, 2024

  • 4:49am – Officer advises a trash truck at CVS on Main Street as to legal pick-up times.
  • 5:32am – Municipal parking lot citations issued.
  • 5:32am – Extra check of Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street.
  • 8:30am – Traffic enforcement on Washington Street.
  • 9:46am – Follow-up visit with Home Depot on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 10:19am – MBCR notified of a delay with the train gates coming down on Washington Street.
  • 10:33am – Employee at Bear Mountain on Main Street reports a past hit and run.
  • 11:31am – Report of an abandoned cat in a Gould Street apartment.
  • 1:05pm – Disabled vehicle on High Street.
  • 1:42pm – Verbal warning for a tint violation on Main Street.
  • 2:11pm – Monroe Avenue resident reports a fraudulent tax return was filed.
  • 5:18am – Traffic enforcement on Curtis Street.
  • 5:30pm – Disabled vehicle on the Salem Street rotary.
  • 6:58pm – Temple Street resident reports an attempted Amazon scam.
  • 6:58pm – Winthrop Avenue resident reports an oil burner issue.
  • 7:26pm – Lift assist for an Abigail Way resident.
  • 8:40pm – CO detector activation at a Scout Hill Lane residence.
  • 10:25pm – Suspicious person is trying to enter the wrong apartment on Augustus Court.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

  • 4:59am – Extra check of Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street.
  • 5:54am – No municipal parking lot citations issued.
  • 9:34am – Officers standing by at Reading Public Library after a bomb threat.
  • 9:45am – Companies standing by for investigation at Reading Public Library.
  • 2:07pm – Disabled vehicle on Main Street.
  • 3:35pm – Deceased skunk in the road on Salem Street.
  • 4:31pm – Investigation of a vehicle that was struck while in the Stop and Shop parking lot on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 9:54pm – Second floor alarm in the RMHS field house.
  • 10:29pm – Door alarm at Joshua Eaton Elementary School.
  • 10:44pm – Tree struck the corner of a house on Washington Street.

Sunday, March 24, 2024

  • 1:34am – Extra check of Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street.
  • 2:27am – Disabled vehicle on Main Street.
  • 5:58am – Train gates stuck down for twenty minutes on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 6:06am – No municipal parking lot citations issued.
  • 9:59am – Vehicle struck a deer on Main Street.
  • 10:02am – Loose dog reported on Nelson Avenue.
  • 10:13am – South Street resident reports a dog continuously barking outside.
  • 11:30am – Vine Street resident reports a possible fraud via Verizon.
  • 12:16pm – Traffic enforcement on Salem Street.
  • 12:22pm – Traffic enforcement on West Street.
  • 12:27pm – Loose dog reported on Howard Street.
  • 1:02pm – Disabled vehicle in a Main Street parking lot.
  • 1:38pm – Report that something appears buried at Sturges Park.
  • 2:27pm – Crossing guard unable to cover post on Monday at Arthur B. Lord Drive and Forest Street.
  • 5:03pm – Second floor alarm at RMHS.
  • 7:25pm – Archstone Circle resident reports finding a concerning letter outside their apartment.
  • 8:51pm – Verbal warning issued for a stop sign violation on Birch Meadow Drive.
  • 9:02pm – Traffic enforcement on Salem Street.
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