Reading Police Log July 7-9, 2023

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

Friday, July 7, 2023

  • 12:40am – Lift assist for an Archstone Circle resident.
  • 6:11am – Main entry alarm at Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 8:05am – Red Gate Lane resident discovered an unknown person in home.
  • 9:30am – Vehicle on Fairview Avenue struck the curb attempting to avoid another vehicle.
  • 9:53am – Loading dock alarm at RMHS.
  • 11:29am – Lift assist for a Forest Street resident.
  • 11:42am – Found debit card given to an officer at Home Depot on  Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 4:01pm – Investigation of a minor two-vehicle crash on Main Street.
  • 4:02pm – Texas resident reports a Reading-based fraud.
  • 5:52pm – Traffic enforcement on Curtis Street.
  • 6:24pm – Traffic enforcement on Washington Street.
  • 7:00pm – Wallet found in a Walkers Brook Drive parking lot.
  • 7:16pm – Disabled vehicle on Main Street.
  • 7:38pm – Hit and Run reported in a Salem Street parking lot.
  • 7:41pm – Detective assists the State Police to serve a warrant on Walnut Street.
  • 8:25pm – Lowell Street resident reports a deceased cat in their yard.
  • 9:29pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 9:45pm – Lift assist for a Forest Street resident.
  • 10:22pm – Taxi driver on Federal Street thinks a passenger might not pay.

Saturday, July 8, 2023

  • 6:00am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 9:27am – Suspicious person seen walking on Red Gate Lane.
  • 10:22am – Five helmet “citations” given to bike riders.
  • 12:15pm – Wires down on Spruce Road and Larch Row.
  • 1:34pm – Vehicle damaged by a customer at the Honda Dealership on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 6:35pm – Fire alarm activation with water flowing through the fixture at an Eaton Street residence.
  • 9:02pm – Outdoor odor of gas reported on Summer Avenue.
  • 9:41pm – Franklin Street resident reports that there are people in the yard.

Sunday, July 9, 2023

  • 2:42am – Cab driver on Main Street reports not being paid for a cab ride.
  • 6:31am – Car trunk on John Street found open and secured by officer.
  • 8:52am – Swan Road resident complaint regarding construction work being done on a Sunday.
  • 11:04am – Verbal warning issued for an unregistered vehicle on Linden Street.
  • 11:33am – Prescott Street residents concerned regarding a dog charging their dog.
  • 11:39am – Investigation of a fire alarm at Bertucci’s on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 12:02pm – Investigation of a two-vehicle crash on Ash Street.
  • 3:17pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 5:07pm – Report of a past minor crash on West Street.
  • 5:48pm – Verbal warning issued for a red light violation on Salem Street.
  • 5:48pm – Parkview Road resident reports ID fraud.
  • 6:04pm – Traffic enforcement on Knollwood Road.
  • 6:25pm – Verbal warning issued for cellphone use on Summer Avenue.
  • 7:05pm – Working fire on the back deck of a Haverhill Street residence.
  • 8:10pm – Traffic enforcement on Salem Street.
  • 8:45pm – Traffic light not working properly on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 9:16pm – Verbal warning issued for a stop sign violation on John Street.
  • 10:08pm – Disabled vehicle on Woburn Street.
  • 10:48pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 11:09pm – Caller reports that a vehicle may have struck a deer on Haverhill Street.
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