Reading Police Log May 20-21, 2024

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

Monday, May 20, 2024

  • 12:42am – Commercial alarm Chili’s restaurant on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 3:19am – Fire Department called for a lift assist on Lakeview Avenue.
  • 4:23am – Beaver Road resident reports a suspicious motor vehicle.
  • 6:05am – All night parking violations – 0. 
  • 7:49am – Report of a deceased raccoon on a Francis Drive sidewalk.
  • 8:11am – Verbal warning for speed on Franklin Street.
  • 8:14am – Work crew impeding traffic Main Street at Cross Street.
  • 8:46am – 911 misdial from Crocus Lane.
  • 9:13am – Motor vehicle hit and run on Main Street near Elyse Jewelers.
  • 10:02am – Report of a deceased opossum on West Street.
  • 11:27am – Caller reports erratic operation on Arcadia Avenue and West Street.
  • 1:44pm – Truck with sander/plow attached, making it difficult to pass on Haystack Street at Old Farm Road.
  • 2:24pm – Fire Department box alarm for Taylor Drive. Odor of smoke in the building.
  • 2:48pm – Motor vehicle crash on Main Street near Calareso’s. Officer noticed a motorcyclist fall. 
  • 3:14pm – Minor motor vehicle crash on Willow Street at Austin Prep. No injuries.
  • 5:39pm – Animal control officer notified for sick, possibly rabid raccoon.
  • 6:16pm – Vehicle blocking Edgemont Avenue driveway.
  • 6:32pm – Summit Drive female reporting her computer was hacked. 
  • 7:30pm – Motor vehicle stop on Main Street at Woburn Street. A verbal warning issued.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

  • 6:41am – 911 hangup call from Home Depot. 
  • 7:15am – Motor vehicle crash. Fire Engine 3 reported side-swiping a motor vehicle while responding to a call. 
  • 10:05am – Bird continuously flying into the front door of Linnea Lane home. 
  • 11:03am – Dudley Street resident reporting injured bird in recycling bin. 
  • 11:11am – Zachary Lane resident seeking advice on neighbor issue. 
  • 1:19pm – Grey Mercedes sticking out into Scotland Road. 
  • 1:24pm – Disabled motor vehicle on Covey Hill Road. 
  • 1:50pm – Verbal warning for red light violation on Main Street at Charles Street.
  • 2:31pm – Possible sick or injured raccoon on Bear Hill Road. 
  • 2:56pm – Haven Street resident requests extra checks during evening and overnight. 
  • 3:18pm – Large blue tarp in roadway West Street at Woburn Street.
  • 3:44pm – Minor two-car motor vehicle crash on Lowell Street at Main Street. No injuries.
  • 5:02pm – Dirt bike with no plates riding on Main Street near Home Goods.
  • 6:35pm – Lift assist on Old Farm Road.
  • 9:01pm – Female reporting her son was assaulted on a bus at Reading Memorial High School. 
  • 9:42pm – Forest Street resident reports lost phone. 
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