The following are excerpts from the log from Monday, March 5-Wednesday, March 7.
Monday, March 5
- At 8:17 a.m., a Laurel Lane resident reported a coyote in her driveway. She said it looked healthy and wandered off toward Route 129. Police advised her to stay clear of coyotes in the future.
- At 11:46 a.m., police received a call at Reading Memorial High School about a lost or stolen iPhone.
- At 4:08 p.m., police received a call from Main Street after someone found $20 on the sidewalk. Police placed the money in a department safe.
- At 4:18 p.m., a Linnea Lane resident reported someone stole a license plate from his vehicle. Police took a report.
- At 4:45 p.m., a Pratt Street resident called to report a missing yellow lab mix with a blue collar and no tags.
- At 4:51 p.m., police received a call from Salem Street about a 2010 black Volvo with two flat fires that was pulled over. State Police said it was possibly a road rage incident. A blinking yellow light was also knocked over. The vehicle was towed.
- At 8:36 p.m., a resident reported that his daughter has been receiving obscene text messages from an older man. Police took a report.
- At 10:36 p.m., a Fairchild Drive resident called police after a BB pellet damaged a window. Police searched the area, but was unable to find the person who shot the BB.
Tuesday, March 6
- At 11:38 a.m., police received a call about a dead raccoon on the side of the road on South Street.
- At 1:26 p.m., police received a call about a motor vehicle accident on Main Street. Two cars were involved. There were no injuries.
- At 2:38 p.m., police responded to East Coast Gas on Main Street after a customer drove off without paying the full tab. She reportedly paid $20 before pumping gas, but pumped $24.
- At 2:42 p.m., a Rocky Road resident reported a passport and birth certificate were missing from a house.
- At 10:04 p.m., a motorist reported the erratic operation of a motor vehicle on Main Street. The vehicle swerved over the center line on Main Street near Burger King. Police took the car’s plate number and searched the area, but was unable to find the driver.
Wednesday, March 7
- At 11:15 a.m., police received a call about a shoplifter in CVS after a man stole a bottle of honey. Police arrived and found the man sitting on the curb with the bottle of honey. He gave the honey back to the store and CVS said it will not prosecute.
- At 4:11 p.m., police responded to the railroad tracks near McDonald’s after a report of a large group of youths by the tracks. The youths left before police arrived.
- At 5:57 p.m., a motorist reported a possible road rage incident. A driver said another motorist tried to cut him off in the rotary and then followed him closely; he also thought the other driver was going to get out of his vehicle to confront him. Police found the other driver, who admitted to driving too closely. Police issued a citation.
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