Reading Police Log September 13-14, 2023

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

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

  • 2:28am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 4:16am – Commercial alarm at the Main Street Shell gas station.
  • 7:53am – Traffic lights not cycling at Main Street and Franklin Street.
  • 7:54am – Text-a-Tip report that a construction crew is blocking Haverhill Street.
  • 8:07am – Report that a toolbox with debris is in the road on Putnam Street.
  • 8:42am – Vehicle may have struck a stone wall on Franklin Street.
  • 10:33am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 10:51am – Complaint regarding a boat parked on Overlook Road for over a week.
  • 10:51am – Smoke detector activation at a Longview Road residence.
  • 11:15am – Keys found in the upper parking lot on Main Street.
  • 11:22am – DPW notified that a tractor trailer took down a large branch on Hanscom Avenue.
  • 12:36pm – Warren Street resident reports trouble with their fire alarm system.
  • 1:43pm – Fire alarm activation at Meadow Brook Golf Club on Grove Street.
  • 1:44pm – Wires down and a tree is on fire on Grove Street.
  • 1:47pm – General fire alarm at Bear Mountain on Main Street.
  • 1:48pm – Traffic lights flashing at Main Street and Salem Street.
  • 1:57pm – Traffic lights are out at Main Street and Franklin Street.
  • 2:52pm – Traffic lights are stuck on red at RFD on Main Street.
  • 2:55pm – Traffic enforcement on Haven Street.
  • 2:56pm – Report that a child is riding a motorized bike on Minot Street.
  • 3:04pm – Traffic enforcement on Birch Meadow Drive.
  • 3:47pm – Glenmere Circle resident reports issues with their fire alarm.
  • 4:05pm – Report that an underground electric panel cover has caved in on Harnden Street.
  • 5:25pm – Resident seeks advice regarding missing property.
  • 5:58pm – Complaint regarding a vehicle parked in the fire lane on Frank Tanner Drive.
  • 8:23pm – Extra check requested at Cosmo Professional on General Way.
  • 8:35pm – Exterior door alarm at RMHS.
  • 9:00pm – Green light at Walkers Brook Drive and New Crossing Road is out.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

  • 2:09am – Extra check of Cosmo Professional on General Way.
  • 2:38am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 8:00pm – Welding detail on Main Street.
  • 8:46am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 8:54am – CO detector activation at a South Street residence.
  • 9:51am – Officer standing by for line flushing on New Crossing Road.
  • 11:25am – Erratic vehicle operation reported on Charles Street.
  • 11:33am – Verbal warning issued for a marked lanes violation on Main Street.
  • 11:42am – Verbal warning issued for a red light violation on Main Street.
  • 1:17pm – Traffic enforcement on South Street.
  • 2:14pm – Elderberry Lane resident seeks advice regarding neighbor complaints.
  • 2:27pm – Traffic enforcement on Pasture Road.
  • 2:54pm – Minot Street resident reports hearing yelling in the area.
  • 3:00pm – License plate found on Colburn Road.
  • 3:37pm – Traffic enforcement on Harrison Street.
  • 3:40pm – Traffic enforcement on Main Street.
  • 4:44pm – Disabled vehicle on West Street.
  • 5:03pm – Vehicle waiting for a tow on West Street.
  • 6:18pm – Bicyclist reports that a vehicle veered into the bike lane on Border Road.
  • 6:37pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 7:54pm – Traffic enforcement on South Street.
  • 8:39pm – Assistance rendered to an Elderberry Lane resident with questions regarding medical issues.
  • 9:09pm – Arcadia Avenue resident reports someone may be in their house.
  • 10:27pm – Traffic enforcement on Harnden Street.


One suspect was arrested on a warrant arrest.

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