Reading Police Log September 29 – October 1, 2023

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

Friday, September 29, 2023

  • 12:39am – Washington Street resident reports that dogs have been barking for half an hour.
  • 4:45am – Lift assist for a Summer Avenue resident.
  • 7:06am – Verbal warning issued for an unsafe lane change on John Street.
  • 7:38am – Minor two-vehicle crash on Pearl Street. No injuries reported.
  • 9:26am – Fire drill at Coolidge Middle School.
  • 9:28am – Extra check of a Longview Avenue residence.
  • 9:40am – Fire Drill at Birch Meadow Elementary School.
  • 9:41am – Fire Drill at Joshua Eaton Elementary School.
  • 9:41am – Fire Drill at Barrows Elementary School.
  • 9:57am – Fire Drill at Killam Elementary School.
  • 11:48am – Caller requests options regarding an aggressive dog.
  • 12:31pm – DPW notified of a possible water main break on Green Street.
  • 1:03pm – Extra check of CVS on Main Street.
  • 1:14pm – Ring found on Dana Road.
  • 5:38pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 6:08pm – Traffic lights not working properly on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 6:23pm – Commercial alarm at NewFed Mortgage Corp on Lincoln Street.
  • 6:49pm – Officer out with a suspicious vehicle on Walkers Book Drive.
  • 8:03pm – Benton Circle resident reports a dog barking for over an hour.
  • 8:41pm – Inside odor of gas reported in a Main Street building.
  • 8:57pm – Unwanted guest refuses to leave a Border Road residence.

Saturday, September 30, 2023

  • 12:14am – Scotland Road resident reports a smashing noise in the basement.
  • 7:05am – Lift assist for a Deering Street resident.
  • 9:05am – Complaint regarding a car carrier parked on Oakland Road overnight.
  • 10:08am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 11:27am – Investigation of a minor two-vehicle crash on Main Street. No injuries reported.
  • 12:02pm – Libby Avenue resident reports attempted fraud.
  • 4:29pm – Report of a hit and run in the parking lot at Market Basket on General Way.
  • 5:55pm – Unit assists with traffic at Meadowbrook Golf Club on Grove Street.
  • 9:48pm – Text-a-Tip report of gunshots in the Causeway Road area.
  • 10:36pm – Unit came upon a loose dog on Main Street.

Sunday, October 1, 2023

  • 12:04am – Caller reports that their truck window was shot out.
  • 12:22am – Report of a large party on Washington Street.
  • 5:39am – Lift assist for a Summit Drive resident.
  • 6:14am – PD informed that a private investigator will be on Colonial Drive.
  • 9:39am – Suspicious person reported on Colonial Drive.
  • 9:41am – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 10:16am – Complaint regarding construction work outside of allowed hours on Haven Street.
  • 10:30am – Report that a person is yelling and running in and out of Home Depot.
  • 10:57am – Illegal burning reported on Lawrence Road.
  • 11:49am – Spruce Road resident found a deceased cat on property.
  • 11:52am – Outside odor of gas reports on Lowell Street.
  • 1:10pm – Complaint regarding four teens on dirt bikes driving erratically.
  • 4:00pm – Exterior door alarm at Killam Elementary School.
  • 4:19pm – Lift assist for a Forest Street resident.
  • 4:48pm – Report that a person is causing a disturbance at the Shell Station on Main Street.
  • 5:23pm – Light turning on and off inside the Post Office on Haven Street.
  • 6:47pm – Report of loud music from the parking lot at RMHS.
  • 6:57pm – Suspicious vehicle reported on Haystack Road.
  • 7:13pm – Extra check of a Longview Road residence.
  • 8:15pm – Unit flagged down for a hit and run on South Street.
  • 8:26pm – Caller reports attempted credit card fraud.
  • 10:00pm – Caller reports a lost dog on Aurele Circle.
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