Reading Police Log January 24-25, 2024

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

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

  • 1:27am – Lift assist for a Haven Street resident.
  • 1:44am – Investigation of a vehicle crash into a pole on Lowell Street. No injuries reported.
  • 1:44am – FD called to a vehicle crash on Lowell Street.
  • 5:57am – All-night parking violations issued.
  • 7:50am – Report that a vehicle was parked overnight in a Harden Street parking lot.
  • 8:03am – Lift assist for a Pearl Street resident.
  • 8:18am – Lift assist for a Pine Ridge Road resident.
  • 8:35am – Suspicious person repeatedly banging on the front door at Family Dental on Main Street.
  • 11:43am – Traffic enforcement on Main Street.
  • 11:57am – Brook Street resident reports credit card fraud.
  • 12:17pm – DPW notified of a large pothole on Main Street.
  • 3:49pm – Investigation of a vehicle that was struck while pulling out of a driveway on West Street.
  • 4:57pm- Deer strike on Haverhill Street.
  • 6:16pm – Verbal warning issued for failure to stop on Salem Street.
  • 6:23pm – Traffic enforcement on Catherine Avenue.
  • 6:33pm – Attempt to serve a warrant to a Parsons Lane resident.
  • 7:43pm – Unit checking in at a youth event at Coolidge Middle School.
  • 8:56pm – Caller reports a flash bang on Haverhill Street.
  • 9:46pm – Traffic enforcement on Longfellow Road.
  • 10:41pm – Officer out with a running vehicle with no plate in the parking lot of the Honda dealership on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 11:31pm – Disabled vehicle on Main Street.

Thursday, January 25, 2024

  • 5:02am – Investigation of a two-vehicle crash on Main Street.
  • 5:42am – All-night parking citations issued.
  • 6:19am – Crossing guard unable to cover post at Arthur B. Lord Drive and Forest Street.
  • 7:54am – Erratic vehicle operation reported on Davis Lane.
  • 8:06am – Summit Drive resident reports an ongoing issue with harassing text messages.
  • 8:42am – Verbal warning issued for a red light violation on Salem Street.
  • 8:59am – Fire alarm activation at Dollar Tree on Harden Street.
  • 9:01am – DPW notified of a large pothole on Woburn Street.
  • 9:32am – Officer out with a disabled vehicle on West Street.
  • 11:39am – Traffic light stuck on red at Forest Glen Road and Main Street.
  • 11:48am – Manager at Writers Collaboration Center on Main Street reports an incident with a suspicious person last evening.
  • 11:52am – Lift assist for an Eaton Street resident.
  • 1:10pm – Resident reports harassment from a contractor on Lowell Street.
  • 2:35pm – Office covering a crossing post at Birch Meadow Drive and Main Street.
  • 2:59pm – Traffic enforcement on Woburn Street.
  • 4:13pm – South Street resident reports a Facebook Marketplace scam.
  • 5:02pm – Salem Street resident reports a suspicious vehicle that has been running for over two hours.
  • 5:14pm – Investigation of a two-vehicle crash on West Street. No injuries reported.
  • 5:18pm – Report that a suspicious person is walking between vehicles in a Main Street driveway.
  • 5:47pm – Traffic lights not cycling properly at West Street and South Street.
  • 7:02pm – All-night parking exception granted on Union Street.
  • 7:56pm – Traffic enforcement on South Street.
  • 8:06pm – Traffic enforcement on Arthur B. Lord Drive.
  • 8:12pm – Report that a suspicious person is walking around the Meadow Brook Golf Club on Grove Street.
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