Reading Police Log January 3-4, 2023

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

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

  • 6:07am – All-night parking citation issued.
  • 8:21am – Lamp post possibly struck by a vehicle on Summer Avenue.
  • 8:35am – Lights not functioning properly at Forest Glen Road and Main Street.
  • 9:07am – Report of fraudulent credit card charges at Home Depot on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 9:43am – No u-turn sign requested from Mass Highway.
  • 10:07am – Cybercomm working on radio equipment on the Auburn Street water tower.
  • 11:26am – Extra check of a Colburn Road residence.
  • 12:43pm – DPW notified of glass in the street on Summer Avenue.
  • 2:28pm – Traffic enforcement on Eaton Street.
  • 2:36pm – Tree company employee seeks advice regarding details.
  • 2:39pm – Traffic enforcement on Main Street.
  • 2:49pm – Traffic enforcement on Weston Road.
  • 3:08pm – Verbal warning issued for a stop sign violation on Weston Road.
  • 3:31pm – Batchelder Road resident claims credit card fraud.
  • 3:47pm – Dividence Road resident reports a dog in their backyard.
  • 4:53pm – Set of keys found in Sturges Park.
  • 5:01pm – Verbal warning issued on Pleasant Street.
  • 5:39pm – Debit card found on Haven Street.
  • 6:45pm – Report of a minor Vehicle crash on Main Street.
  • 8:46pm – Caller reports that a vehicle operator on Forest Street is harassing them.
  • 10:31pm – Commercial alarm at the Shell Station on Main Street.

Thursday, January 4, 2024

  • 5:00am – Commercial alarm at the Shell Station on Main Street.
  • 5:34am – Door motion alarm at Wood End Elementary School.
  • 5:35am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 8:20am – Lift assist for a Woburn Street resident.
  • 8:25am – DPW notified that Christmas trees were dumped on their front lawn overnight.
  • 8:59am – Train gates stuck down on New Crossing Road.
  • 9:21am – Lift assist for a Bay State Road resident.
  • 9:33am – Train gates stuck down and traffic backing up on Pond Meadow Drive.
  • 9:42am – Officer standing by for spilled concrete on Franklin Street.
  • 9:45am – Complaint regarding a vehicle operating on its rim on Main Street.
  • 12:04pm – Complaint regarding a vehicle that is parked in a no parking zone and blocking mailboxes on Haven Street.
  • 1:30pm – Suspicious vehicle parked on the grass median at the Haverhill Street rotary.
  • 1:32pm – Asset protection at REI reports a past shoplifting incident.
  • 2:30pm – Traffic enforcement on Edgemont Drive.
  • 2:32pm – SRO reports a minor vehicle crash at RMHS.
  • 2:49pm – Traffic enforcement on Hanscom Avenue.
  • 4:04pm – Report that a suspicious person is setting up a tent in the backyard of a vacant home on Pearl Street.
  • 4:28pm – Report that an eight-inch water main is leaking in the basement at 30 Haven Street.
  • 4:55pm – Vehicles are double parked making it impossible to pass on Main Street.
  • 6:26pm – Suspicious vehicle on Archstone Circle has an open trunk with an alarm sounding.
  •  7:53pm – Caller believes they struck a dog on Lowell Street.
  • 10:32pm – Pasture Road homeowner requests a check of their residence.
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