Worker Trapped in Elevator at Meadow View in North Reading
The following information was supplied by the North Reading police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following is a look at some of the calls handled by the North Reading Police Department from Wednesday through Thursday. The information is open to the public.
Wednesday, July 4
- At 3:44 a.m., a caller reported a group of kids gathering and causing a disturbance on Lowell Road. Police spoke with a driver of a car in the area, but was insure if the driver was involved. The rest of the group was gone when police arrived.
- At 10:59 a.m., a Concord Street resident reported that his recycling bin was stolen.
- At 3:45 p.m., an Orchard Drive resident reported fireworks in the area. Police spoke with the homeowner setting off the fireworks who agreed to stop.
- At 7:08 p.m., a caller reported a car accident on Haverhill Street. Two cars were towed from the scene. One person was transported to the hospital.
- At 7:45 a.m., a caller reported fireworks being set off on Strawberry Lane. Police spoke with the homeowners, but the fireworks did not come from a house on Strawberry Lane.
- At 8:34 p.m., a caller reported youths in the area of Park Street drinking and setting off fireworks. Police spoke to the youths and sent them on their way.
- At 8:43 p.m., a caller reported fireworks in the area of Janice Avenue. Police checked the area, but did not find anything.
- At 9:00 p.m., a caller reported fireworks in the area of George Root Way. Police spoke to the homeowners who agreed to stop for the night.
- At 9:01 p.m., a caller reported severe weather close to North Reading. Residents at the 4th of July celebration were asked to take shelter.
- At 9:19 p.m., a Park Street resident reported that his house was struck by lightning. A power line was down and RMLD responded.
- At 9:38 p.m., an employee from Meadow View Care and Rehab Center reported that they lost power and someone was stuck in the elevator. The Fire Department reported that a worker was stuck in the elevator, but okay. An employee from the elevator company responded and RMLD turned the power on.
Thursday, July 5
- At 2:14 a.m., a Fairbanks Lane reported that his mailbox was just damaged by a vehicle. Police checked the area but could not locate the vehicle.
- At 6:08 a.m., an emergency caller reported that a car almost ran her off the road on Chestnut Street. Police checked the area but could not locate the vehicle.
- At 8:23 a.m., a Fairbanks Lane resident reported that her mailbox was damaged the night before. Her neighbors was also damaged.
- At 8:59 a.m., a Burditt Road resident reported that a utility pole on his street was struck sometime the night before.
- At 11:48 a.m., a Park Street resident reported that his mailbox was damaged.
- At 11:51 a.m., a caller reported that her credit card was used fraudulently.
- At 6:43 p.m., a Marblehead Street resident reported that a Verizon worker was soliciting at her house despite a no trespassing sign on her property. Police searched the area but could not find the solicitor.
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