Reading Police Log November 24-26, 2023

Excerpts from the Reading Police and Fire log:

Friday, November 24, 2023

  • 7:01am – Deceased opossum in Salem Street.
  • 8:19am – Report of a blown transformer on Shackford Road.
  • 10:51am – Possible abandoned vehicle reported on Michelini Lane.
  • 10:58am – Report that a suspicious person may be stealing rock salt on Main Street.
  • 11:04am – Resident found shotgun shells at Parker Tavern on Washington Street.
  • 12:19pm – Report that a driver hit a deer on Pondview Road.
  • 1:01pm – DPW reports a two-vehicle crash on Lowell Street.
  • 2:06pm – Report of a past vehicle crash on the Salem/Haverhill Street rotary.
  • 4:18pm – House lockout at a Main Street residence.
  • 4:40pm – Cell phone found at Hunt Memorial Park.
  • 5:03pm – Attempt to serve summons to a Lewis Street resident.
  • 5:56pm – Verbal warning for a red light violation on Salem Street.
  • 6:16pm – Vehicle sideswiped by a truck on the Salem/Haverhill Street rotary.
  • 7:31pm – Vehicle struck a parked vehicle at the Mandarin Reading on Salem Street.
  • 8:19pm – Audible alarm at a Dana Road residence.

Saturday, November 25, 2023

  • 12:38am – Mineral Street resident reports that a vehicle has been parked in front of the house for an hour.
  • 5:32am – CO detector activation in a Duck Road residence.
  • 7:13am – Officer attempts to serve a summons to a Lewis Street residence.
  • 8:04am – Commercial alarm at Chili’s Restaurant on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 11:42am – Train gates down on Main Street.
  • 11:55am – Report that traffic lights at South Street and West Street are out.
  • 12:37pm – Complaint regarding a truck speeding down Tennyson Road.
  • 2:41pm – Traffic enforcement on Red Gate Lane.
  • 3:13pm – Person with head bobbing up and down at Market Basket on General Way.
  • 6:25pm – Report of a vehicle broken into at Planet Fitness on Salem Street.
  • 10:09pm – Caller reports a dog outside barking for four hours on Pratt Street.
  • 10:24pm – Traffic enforcement on Van Norden Road.
  • 11:07pm – DCF looking for involvements for an emergency patient on Charles Street.

Sunday, November 26, 2023

  • 3:55am – Vehicle parked on Balsam Road with the hazards on.
  • 4:14am – Lift assist for a Woburn Street resident.
  • 10:20am – Brick in the road on Main Street.
  • 10:38am – Investigation of a two-vehicle crash on Main Street. No injuries reported.
  • 11:08am – Train gates stuck in the down position on Pond Meadow Road.
  • 11:14am – MBTA bus with the “Call Police” lights flashing on the Salem/Haverhill Street rotary.
  • 11:17am – Sick or injured raccoon on Beaver Road.
  • 11:40am – Person huffing from an air can at Staples on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 12:51pm – Dog running loose on Crocus Lane.
  • 2:18pm – Possible sick raccoon on Beech Street.
  • 2:28pm – Complaint regarding a possibly intoxicated person at Liquor Junction on General Way.
  • 2:55pm – Traffic enforcement on Hillcrest Road.
  • 3:33pm – Detail officer found a credit card on Main Street.
  • 3:40pm – Chipotle Mexican Grill on Walker’s Brook Drive reports a person huffing air cans.
  • 4:41pm – Traffic backed up due to a bus on Linden Street.
  • 4:44pm – Investigation of a minor two-vehicle crash on Sanborn Street.
  • 7:55pm – Verbal warning for a stop sign violation on Belmont Street.
  • 6:29pm – Report of a past hit and run on Main Street.
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