Catalytic Converter Stolen, Man Walks Out With Bag of Meat

A sampling of calls handled by Reading Police Department in recent days.

Reading Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.
Reading Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.
The following information was compiled based on reports from the Reading Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Featured Incidents

Friday, January 17

  • At 7:41 a.m. on Cape Cod Ave. construction vehicles were parking on the lawn of a property and causing large ruts.
  • At 8:13 a.m. a catalytic convertor was taken from a Jeep on Summit Drive.
  • At 10:40 a.m. a resident reported that cell phones were ordered fraudulently through their company.
  • At 11:24 a.m. Stop and Shop reported that a man walked out without paying for two bags of meat and fish.
  • At 12:27 p.m. a complainant’s children saw a male party in the woods on Birch Meadow Drive.
  • At 1:54 p.m. a resident found a purple sapphire ring on Hillcrest Road. 

Saturday, Jan. 18

  • At 12:05 a.m. a neighbor reported a possible domestic incident on Abigail Way.
  • At 8:51 a.m. a parent reported that their daughter was hit by a boy at school the previous day.
  • At 12:36 p.m. a resident reported a vehicle off the road on Charles Street.
  • At 6:53 p.m. youths were in the road throwing snowballs.


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