Reading Police Log July 1-2, 2024

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

Monday, July 1, 2024

  • 12:48am – Extra check of a Bay State Road residence.
  • 5:32am – Manager at the Shell Gas Station on Walkers Brook Drive reports a person making a disturbance.
  • 6:02am – Traffic enforcement on Haverhill Street.
  • 6:26am – Traffic enforcement on Lowell Street.
  • 8:38am – Suspicious vehicle reported on Vine Street.
  • 11:38am – Verbal warning issued for a marked lanes violation on Causeway Road.
  • 12:25pm – Complaint regarding a tree company impeding traffic on Charles Street.
  • 12:46pm – Supervisory signal alarm at Rise 475 on Main Street.
  • 2:34pm – Traffic enforcement on Green Street.
  • 3:53pm – Lakeview Avenue resident reports receiving harassing texts.
  • 5:22pm – Alarm sounding in a Haven Street apartment building.
  • 5:58pm – Johnson Woods Drive resident reports stolen money.
  • 6:31pm – Traffic enforcement on High Street.
  • 6:59pm – Traffic enforcement on Summer Avenue.
  • 7:28pm – Vehicle towed on Summer Avenue.
  • 7:56pm – Commercial alarm at the Pro Shop on Grove Street.
  • 8:42pm – Report of a person harassing people at the Depot.


DISCLAIMER: This information is public information. An arrest does not constitute a conviction. Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.

One suspect was arrested for unarmed robbery, disorderly conduct, and open and gross lewdness.


arrest date: 07/01/2024


Tuesday, July 2, 2024

  • 8:17am – Suspicious person riding around and yelling at the counselors at RMHS.
  • 8:43am – Main Street resident reports an ongoing issue with a contractor.
  • 9:06am – Lindsay Street resident reports that several fraudulent credit cards were opened.
  • 9:15am – NEMLEC callout to Natick.
  • 10:41am – Commercial alarm at the Eliassen Group on Walkers Brook Drive.
  • 11:02am – Grand Street resident reports unauthorized accounts were opened.
  • 11:28am – Traffic enforcement on Timberneck Drive.
  • 12:00noon – Extra check of a Bay State Road residence.
  • 12:14pm – Prescott Street resident reports a fraudulent unemployment claim.
  • 1:22pm – Suspicious person reported on the grounds of Austin Preparatory School.
  • 2:19pm – Randall Road resident reports an attempted scam through email.
  • 3:20pm – CO detector activation on Belmont Street.
  • 4:20pm – Traffic enforcement on Woburn Street.
  • 4:26pm – Complaints regarding a vehicle parked on Avon Street for several weeks.
  • 4:50pm – Haverhill Street resident expresses concern that someone is trying to scam them.
  • 5:48pm – Complaint regarding two vehicles that drove through the playground at Joshua Eaton Elementary School to drop off kids at the field.
  • 6:10pm – Report of yard waste burning on Charles Street.
  • 7:06pm – Transformer explosion reported on Cross Street.
  • 8:30pm – Traffic enforcement on Charles Street.
  • 8:35pm – Traffic enforcement on Pearl Street.
  • 8:38pm – Haverhill Street resident reports that a suspicious vehicle with two occupants is parked at their neighbor’s home.
  • 9:33pm – Lift assist for a Cross Street resident.
  • 10:06pm – FD assists an Elderberry Lane resident.
  • 11:01pm – Commercial fire alarm at the lower baseball field restroom at Austin Preparatory School.
  • 11:41pm – Commercial alarm at the Mobil Gas Station on West Street.
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