Reading Police Log June 28-29, 2023

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

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

  • 3:16am – Commercial alarm Ash Street
  • 8:45am – Report of bricks on Main Street near Home Goods.
  • 11:23am – Heather Drive resident reports fraudulent AT&T account opened and Ipad financed.
  • 11:33am – Motor vehicle stop Lowell Street at Town Hall.
  • 1:45pm – Traffic enforcement Highland Street at Locust Street.
  • 2:15pm – Two-car motor vehicle crash Haverhill Street at the Rotary. No injuries.
  • 2:27pm – Gray Hyundai was blocking Haven Street driveway. 
  • 2:56pm – Report of theft of a smartwatch taken from YMCA summer camp. 
  • 3:30pm – Traffic enforcement on South Main Street.
  • 4:16pm – Landscaping truck impeding traffic on Gleason Road at Pine Ridge Road.
  • 5:37pm – Attempt to serve immediate threat of a driver’s license on Ash Street.
  • 6:40pm – Fire department lift assist on Charles Street.
  • 6:52pm – Motor vehicle stop Main Street at Summer Avenue. A verbal warning for cell phone use was issued. 
  • 9:51pm – Suspicious motor vehicle on Main Street at Home Goods. Two adults were possibly drinking in the parking lot.

Thursday, June 29, 2023

  • 7:28am – Cover for electric crossing sign damaged on Main Street at Washington Street. DPW/RMLD notified.
  • 8:34am – Motor vehicle stop Main Street at Salem Street. A verbal warning for a red light violation. 
  • 9:38am – 911 hang-up call from Perkins Avenue. Accidental on callback. 
  • 9:45am – Abandoned 911 call from Hillcrest Road from a cell phone.
  • 9:53am – 911 hang-up call from Liquor Junction on General Way. Accidental on callback. 
  • 10:39am – Oak Street resident reports fraudulent unemployment claim. 
  • 11:38am – Resident seeking advice regarding a contractor.
  • 11:55am – Pods container to be left on Gould Street overnight. 
  • 1:12pm – Cafeteria panic alarm RMHS Oakland Road.
  • 1:15pm – Motor vehicle complaint – erratic operation General Way. 
  • 2:29pm – Traffic enforcement on Main Street at Haven Street.
  • 6:23pm – Report of minivan driving at high speeds on Holly Road.  
  • 6:24pm – High Street caller concerned with upstairs neighbors.
  • 7:07pm – Report of small branch on Haven Street at Rustic Lane.
  • 9:13pm – Residential alarm Forest Street.
  • 8:05pm – Traffic enforcement Main Street at Haven Street.
  • 8:26pm – Traffic enforcement Main Street at Minot Street.
  • 8:40pm – Loose German shepherd dog with no tags Lowell Street.
  • 8:54pm – Motor vehicle stop Main Street at the Fantasia building. A verbal warning was issued.
  • 8:58pm – Traffic enforcement Charles Street at Pearl Street.
  • 9:12pm – Medical call/lifeline call Bay State Road. 
  • 9:13pm – Text a tip for fireworks in the area of Barrows School on Edgemont Avenue.
  • 9:44pm – Commercial fire alarm Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 10:00pm – Lifeline call from Pearl Street for fall. 
  • 10:09pm – Commercial alarm Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 10:24pm – Motor vehicle stop Main Street at Harrow’s. A verbal warning was issued.
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