Burglaries at Two North Reading Businesses

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  from Wednesday through Thursday. The information is open to the public.

Wednesday, May 16

  • At 5:13 p.m., a caller reported that a young male was in the middle of Lowell Road directing traffic around him. Police found that the male was protecting a large turtle in the road.
  • At 8:31 p.m., a caller reported they found a pug on Adam Street. The dog was placed in the pound by the resident. 

Thursday, May 17

  • At 2:40 a.m., an officer reported a break in at Stop and Shop's gas station. The officer reported that a fire extinguisher was used to gain entry. A manager of the store was notified and said that it appeared that nothing was taken. However, a gas station employee said that $250 to $300 was taken while she was on break.
  • At 7:29 a.m., the manager of reported that someone broke in the night before. Police found that the register was taken and there were pry marks on the door. Detectives are investigating.
  • At 8:30 a.m., a Carriage Way resident reported that their vehicle was entered the night before and a purse was taken as well as a Nook e-reader.
  • At 8:58 a.m., a caller reported that a on Greenbriar Drive.

For questions about this blotter, email northreading@patch.com.


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