Tuesday, June 4
8:16 a.m. Walk-in wanted to file a criminal complaint about a dog. He was advised it was a civil issue. He insisted it was criminal. He was reminded that he told police he gave the dog away but he insisted there were stipulations. It is a civil issue.
10:37 p.m. Walk-in parked in front of Soal Bistro and walked down Bessom Street. She said a male came out of Cafe Vesuvius and told her she couldn’t park there it was private property. She followed him inside introduced herself and asked about the parking situation. She doesn’t feel the signs are clear enough and said they only 15 minute parking limit.
11:17 a.m. Caller reported vandalism to the high school. Report to follow.
1:12 p.m. 911 caller said a man just threatened to kill her. Officer took report.
1:37 p.m. Lucia Road caller said there was a lot of traffic on Lucia Road as people were using it as a cut through. She was advised that it was not part of the detour that day. An officer said there was a funeral reception in the area with about 100 cars. All arrows and signs were in place. Caller said she went down to the Gerald Road end of Lucia and changed the arrow so it pointed down another road. An officer changed it back.
4:50 p.m. Caller reported that he was forced off of the road and almost involved in an accident. The other vehicle was being operated by an older female who almost hit his vehicle. Last seen outbound towards Vinnin Square.
6:22 p.m. 911 caller reported that a student passed out by the field. Student was conscious and alert. Refused transport.
6:53 p.m. Caller reported that she observed an Asian male "grabbing a woman around the neck and walking her, holding her up." Caller originally stated Village School then corrected it to
the Veteran's School by the nail salon. Male was then taking out the trash from one of the businesses and getting in to a red Jeep. Police responded and said there was no issue and no one in distress.
9:36 p.m. Rockaway Street caller said a Honda Civic pulled up and people sat in the car “casing” the house across the street. Police said he claimed he lived on Summer Street and isn’t allowed to smoke in his apartment.
9:55 p.m. White male walking up the street angrily, wearing gray shorts
and a t-shirt in a tactical vest. Last seen on the outbound side of the street heading from Village towards Beverly. Police said everything was fine.
Wednesday, June 5
1:27 p.m. Caller said a cargo truck struck a tree and continued outbound on West Shore Drive towards Lafayette St. Truck would have damage to the front end and top of box. Parts of the truck were in the area of the tree. Officers stopped the truck at Gatchalls. DPW was notified to evaluate sidewalk area which might have been damaged. Tree dept responded. Outbound WSD was detoured around Rainbow Road.
2:33 p.m. Caller asked when Ocean Street parking lot was going to be fixed. DPW said they have no requests from Park & Rec regarding the lot. They will ask DPW said it has no plans to do anything to the parking lots.
3:16 p.m. 911 caller said a white motor vehicle was parked on the side of the road and a red car came along and swerved into it. Caller thought a wellness check should be made on the operator of the red car.
3:52 p.m. Manager at the restaurant wanted to make it known that a National Grid scam was going around. He received a call from "someone claiming to be National Grid and said our
electricity would be shut off if the invoice was not paid in full."
8:27p.m. Citation issued for failure to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
8:27 p.m. Waldron Court Place caller said a neighbor walked on her property and violated a “No Trespass” order. Caller fears that if she went onto their property, they would go after her legally or worse. Report taken.
8:40 p.m. Caller reported loud music coming from the area. He contacted the Boston Yacht Club and it wasn’t coming from there. Police said it was coming from the BYC but they were done for the night.
9 p.m. Foster Street caller reported there was construction going on with heavy equipment. Police said all the heavy equipment was on a trailer and they were leaving.
Thursday, June 6
9:02 a.m. Caller said she almost got hit in the crosswalk near CVS. She said the car was flying. She had no description of vehicle, the male had to swerve around her. She wanted things put in the roadway. She said there were no speed limit signs on Atlantic Avenue and she didn’t feel like getting a broken leg.
9:43 a.m. A walk-in said that the guy he lived with turned into an alcoholic. He said he left three ladders at the guys house and he had left him a note saying that he was going to come by and
get the ladders. Male texted back saying that if he showed up, he'd call the police and say that he stole tapes from him. Officer advised him not to go in the house but he could go on the property (as he used to live there) to get his ladders. He was advised to leave the property if there was any trouble.
12:37 p.m. Woman reported her daughter was being harassed.
1:57 p.m. Merchant wanted to put out a sandwich style sign out for sales. He also said there was a white sedan in a two-hour spot that had been there for four hours. Officer will monitor parking, he was advised to check with the Selectmen about putting the sign in the street.
2:39 p.m. Report of kids in bikes in traffic on Pleasant Street. Officer responded but crossing guard said kids left the area.
2:41 p.m. Walk-in said she was walking her dogs with her daughter near Goldthwait Reservation when a woman came around the corner pushing a baby carriage with a small dog on a retractable leash. She said she warned the lady her dogs were on leashes but were leash aggressive and not friendly. She said sh asked which direction she was going. The woman indicated she was going to make a loop around Goldthwait, so she and her daughter backed out of the way. The woman then came straight towards them. She said her dogs became agitated and were barking. She reminded the woman her dogs were not friendly and that she thought she was going in another direction. The woman said something about wanting to read the sign. The ensuing commotion drew the attention of nearby workers. A woman also made a comment about calling the police because the walk-in shouldn’t have had her dogs out as they were dangerous. She was advised that the incident would be documented.
4:29 p.m. Male was in the bank on Pleasant Street causing a disturbance, yelling and refusing to leave. Male left prior to police arrival. An officer located him on Washington Street and spoke to him.
5:47 p.m. Caller said his camera had been noticing a plain clothed officer coming to his hous then walking away. He stated he hasn’t been home when the officer came by but he wanted to know what it was about. He was advised to call police when he showed up again.
10:05 p.m. Risley Road neighbor reported that the Sanctuary has a sign saying it’s closed after sundown but there were cars parked there and people went in. Caller called back six minutes later to report the car had left.
Friday, June 7
2:57 a.m. Rowland Street caller reported what she believed to be a gunshot. She stated she used to work at a gun store and thought it was a gunshot. Units in area reported all was quiet.
8:30 a.m. National Grid supervisor said they would be using a drone to survey walls and foundations in area of Casino Road and Clifton Heights Lane for an upcoming gas main project. Detail officer working on Atlantic was also notified.
10:53 a.m. Report of outside odor of natural gas in area of Redstone Lane and Gregory Street. National Grid will handle.
11:03 a.m. Walk-in came into the lobby and wanted a receipt for the medication that he was putting into the drug destruction box in the lobby. He didn’t understand why there was no receipt system for pills.
11:39 a.m. Seaview Avenue caller reported hearing something that sounded like an explosion. He said it sounded like a “distant storm” but “more sequenced.”
2:55 p.m. Caller said she had a basketball hoop in front of her house and her next door neighbor parks under the hoop. Caller said neighbor has a driveway and a garage where she could park but she won't. Caller said that the neighbors car was parked 3-feet from the curb. Officer spoke to owner of vehicle. Everyone was satisfied.
2:55 p.m. Caller reported that he was at Whole Foods in Swampscott and was approached by a male trying to sell leather jackets out of his SUV. Caller believed it was a scam. Swampscott had just put out a BOLO for the same thing minutes before the caller called, as they had another caller reporting the same thing.
7:34 p.m. Two Mustangs and an Infinity doing donuts in parking lot of Devereux Beach. They left over the causeway. An officer had the vehicles unoccupied at the Lighthouse. They were spoken to about their operation and the officer followed them off the neck.
9:58 p.m. Walk-in who refused to ID himself for fear of retaliation, wanted to speak to someone about a towing company that took a car from Crosby’s. He was upset because they wouldn’t bil him and would only take cash. He thought that was illegal. An officer spoke with him and in the conversation he stated that it wasn't his car, it belonged to a friend and he was here visiting from Rhode Island. A tow truck driver from the company requested the police respond to Crosby’s for a belligerent customer. The truck was released, the driver paid and an officer spoke to the tow truck driver to make sure they were in compliance with the law regarding towing vehicles and drop fees.
10:33 p.m. Caller asked if police could do frequent checks in the area overnight. She was concerned about an arrest that took place after an incident next door. She stated the man was angry and her neighbor was scared. Caller is going to keep her outside lights on and has a house alarm but her neighbor doesn’t. Officer was made aware of the request and passed it on to“A” division patrol.
10:55 p.m. Unresponsive 29 year old, possibly alcohol related according to his father. Patient transported.
11:14 p.m. Three kids on the roof on Atlantic Avenue. Released to mother, report to follow.
Saturday, June 8
12:52 a.m. Complaint of a loud party. Party was ending.
2:14 a.m. Female party was afraid to walk home. Courtesy escort.
2:32 a.m. Orne Street caller reported that for the last 30 minutes she heard what appeared to be kids with firecrackers. Officer responded to check area, all was quiet.
8:08 a.m. 911 call for an elderly driver who almost forced caller off the road. Caller was
concerned about the womans ability to drive.
8:32 a.m. Posted of the MPD Facebook page, an encounter from the previous day. "Today 2:15 was walking out the door (top of Lincoln Ave) to get kids from Coffin with a 5-year old and a man was outside screaming profanities. He called me *** and a *** several times, told me to take my sunglasses off and burn, etc. Then he said I know where you live, go ahead call the police.
Eeek! I normally wouldn’t be too bothered, but I had a little girl with me and he threatened me directly. That seems a little over the top. Man 20-30, white, ball cap, blonde with facial hair. I mention this only in case he escalated something somewhere else." She was advised that the page was not monitored 24/7 and to call immediately if she encountered the man again.
9:28 a.m. Caller said she returned home Thursday to find her wall damaged. Wall is on the Doaks Lane side of residence.
10:51 a.m. Caller said last year he painted the front of his house and now he wanted to paint the whole thing. His painters knocked on his neighbors door and she said she'd have to talk to her lawyer. She texted him and said her legal advice was not to allow him on her property. Caller said his house is right on the line. Officer spoke with him and he will go to the Building Inspector and contact an attorney if necessary.
11:35 p.m. Speeding car heading inbound on Pleasant. Car was a white Mercedes with horn blaring speeding through the lights at the intersection. Caller couldn't get a plate. Units notified to BOLO.
1:50 p.m. Facebook message sent to MPD stating the animal control officer had to remove the body of a cat who had been hit by a car on West Shore Drive. The poster said they were not surprised as cars “FLY” down that section of the road. Poster had seen turkeys hit and sevearl near misses with bikers and walkers. “We’re directly on the walking route for two
school (Coffin and Village) but nothing seems to deter folks from speeding down the street. Could I ask that you occasionally post a patrol car near our stretch—even if it’s just to get people thinking twice about speeding down the road? I would have thought that seeing the many walkers,bikers, dogs and turkeys would be enough of a speed deterrent, but, unfortunately, it’s not. Thank you!!” Police said there were no incidents of speeding seen in the area during the time it was monitored.
2:34 p.m. Caller said he could hear someone in the shed in the back yard, he thought it was a male and said there were no cars parked out front. There was no one in the shed. Officer spoke to caller.
3:11 p.m. Caller said a tree limbs from his tree hangs over into his neighbor's yard. The neighbor put a swing on the tree limb and the caller wanted to know if that was legal. Caller fears any liability and would prefer an officer call him with guidance rather than respond to his
Residence. Officer spoke to resident and discussed options. Caller will likely go ahead and remove the tree.
4:48 p.m. 911 call for a motor vehicle crash. Officer reported no injurie. Call originated as a 911 hang up call. On call back, female said she had been trying to learn how to drive a stick and the vehicle ended up in the culvert leading to the harbor. No injuries, no fluid leaking.
7:04 p.m. Party stated the house across the street from her had “been running a small saw all day long and it is driving all of us crazy.”
8:05 p.m. Caller stated that she and her boyfriend were having a yard sale today and tomorrow and a woman came up and started taking stuff. When confronted she said “oh I thought it was all free” and put the stuff back. Caller thought it was suspicious and wanted it logged. She was informed to call police if she saw the woman again.
9 p.m. Cat chased up a tree. Ladder 1 on scene.
9:08 p.m. Caller reported loud machinery in Jersey Street area. Homeowner was power washing his deck. He shut down for the evening.
Sunday, June 9
1:07 a.m. West Shore Drive caller said she saw water bubbling up from the ground at Cornell. Sewer was notified. Water Dept. requested a detail. Traffic was down to one lane and Cornell was blocked from West Shore to Amherst.
1:47 a.m. Caller reported a car drag racing up and down Harbor Avenue. She could only hear it, she didn’t see it.
2:35 a.m. Outside odor of smoke reported in the West Shore Drive area by one caller. Police said nothing amiss noted.
6:38 a.m. Two motor vehicles keyed overnight.
6:46 a.m. Walk-in went for a walk and found some cash on the ground. There was a receipt with the cash from the Riptide ATM. Turned it into the police station.
7:50 a.m. Smith Street party reported there is was an unattended bag sitting on the steps. It appeared to be a lunch bag may be someones who was out for a jog, there was water in the bag. Officer said he would check on it later in the day and if it was still there he’d bring it into the station.
11:51 a.m. Caller was trying to get out of her home and get her three little girls ready for the day and said that there was a vehicle blocking her driveway and she really didn’t have time to
knock on neighbors doors to try to find the owner. Dispatch called family member of car owner who said she is a visiting nurse and was probably with a client. Vehicle was moved.
3:06 p.m. Party reported that a male party got out of a truck and appeared to be ready to start some sort of construction. She also said that it appeared he has parked on the sidewalk. Police responded. He was just trimming the grass.
4:20 p.m. Party stated she was behind an erratic operator, she reported that it was driving at a high rate of speed. Officer happened to be in the area. Found vehicle parked with about 17 cars in the area.
6:38 p.m. Caller reported while walking she observed an open back door at the Lower Bell School. Employee from the school was getting her classroom ready for next day.
7:57 p.m. Susan Road caller stated she witnessed a vehicle "fly down the road and
crash into the woods" at the end of her street. While on the phone she stated that the driver of the vehicle attempted to leave and that her neighbor and husband were trying to confront him. She then said it "peeled" down the street and took a right onto Green Street. Police had the vehicle and took one into custody, charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of property damage, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and vandalizing property. Prisoner was put into a cell to cool down and he peed all over the cell. The Mom called and wanted to know if and when he sobered up if the officer could ask him if it was Ok to have his vehicle towed to private property. Mom did bail son out of jail.
9:13 p.m. Party reported loud music upstairs. Police advised them to turn down the music.
10:26 p.m. Loud party in Kenneth Road area. They took it inside.
10:29 p.m. Party reported large gathering of people at the Lighthouse. Lot was completely empty.
Monday, June 10
5:45 a.m. Caller complained of the yearly graduates driving around screaming and yelling from cars. Units notified. Caller from Washington Street complained of the same.
6:11 a.m. Caller stated there was a car on Peach Highlands driving so fast the car was in the air over hills in the road. Police found nothing.
7:04 a.m. Walk-in reported a stolen ring from Washington Street area.
11:50 a.m. Anonymous neighbor reported that every weekend and some week nights, when the country club has functions, they have a loud band and "loud PA system they use,." She believes it’s a constant nuisance and requested enforcement. She was advised there was no noise ordinance in town, but if she feels they’re disturbing her peace, call the police. Caller was also advised to reach out to the management about her complaint.
12:54 p.m. Walk-in reported someone stole tools from a job site. Report to follow.
4:19 p.m. Caller stated the operator was stumbling around and was “hammered.” He then got in the drivers seat and was drinking in the car. There was also a female passenger. Caller said he could barely walk down the path from Castle Rock and next he was banging his head on the steering wheel. Officer reported that he fell and had a mouth injury but declined medical attention, no signs of impairment.
8:36 p.m. Caller reported that her daughter said that someone was in the woods grunting. Caller went out with her husband and also heard it. It was not an animal. Police checked area and was unable to locate anyone.
10:19 p.m. Anonymous caller reported that there was a beige SUV parked in a cul-de-sac at the end of the road and she thought that the occupants were smoking pot. Police said there was no vehicle matching the description in the cud de sac.