Young Bicyclist Struck by Car
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 Friday through Sunday. The information is open to the public.
Friday, March 9
- At 6:28 a.m., a jogger reported finding a Cedar Street resident’s wallet near Chestnut and Haverhill streets. She placed the wallet on the resident’s front steps. A short time later, she found some of the man’s credit cards further down the road. The jogger brought the credit cards to the police station.
- At 11:44 a.m., an officer gave a verbal warning to a North Reading resident who was reportedly speeding on Elm Street.
- At 2:57 p.m., a Chestnut Street resident called police after a burglar reportedly kicked in a back door and stole items. Police are investigating.
- At 4:16 p.m., police responded to Haverhill and Chestnut streets after a young female bicyclist was stuck on the upper arm by a motor vehicle’s side mirror. She was taken to Winchester Hospital.
Saturday, March 10
- At 8:26 a.m., an officer issued a citation to a Billerica woman for speeding after a traffic stop on Park Street.
- At 12:30 p.m., an officer issued a verbal warning to a Peabody man who was driving a car with an expired registration.
- At 3:38 p.m., a Marblehead Street man reported someone destroyed his mailbox. An officer found that someone pulled the post out of the ground. The mailbox is valued at about $100.
- At 6:24 p.m., an officer gave a verbal warning to a Lawrence driver who was reportedly speeding on Main Street.
- At 10:21 p.m., police responded to Emerson Road about kids possibly under the influence of alcohol in the area. Police found a group behind the Temple Oil building and called the kids’ parents to the scene. Police released the youngsters to their parents.
Sunday, March 11
- At 10 p.m., police and fire responded to Swan Pond Road about something possibly burning in the basement. The Fire Department found the problem was an oil burner blowback.
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