Human Excrement Found on Slide At Ipswich River Park, 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 Sunday. The information is open to the public.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

  • At 7:19 a.m., a caller reported a car hitting a tree on Marblehead Street. The injuries were unknown. The lawn at 176 Marblehead Street was damaged.
  • At 12:55 p.m., a caller reported a stolen cell phone.
  • At 1:14 p.m., a caller reported needles found at Clarke Park.

Thursday, Jan. 10

  • At 6:48 a.m., a caller reported a car accident on Main Street. The injuries were unknown.
  • At 9:54 a.m., a caller reported a car accident on Main Street. One car was towed from the scene. The injuries were unknown.
  • At 10:57 a.m., a Linwood Avenue resident reported that the rear window in her vehicle was shot by a BB.
  • At 5:47 p.m., a caller reported finding a syringe on Park Street. Police retrieved the syringe.

Friday, Jan. 11

  • At 10:31 a.m., a caller reported that two tires on his vehicle were slashed.
  • At 12:40 p.m., an officer found multiple boxes outside of the post office that were opened and the contents missing. He notified the company they came from.
  • At 4:33 p.m., a North Street resident reported finding screws in his driveway. The caller has found screws in his driveway several times in the past.
  • At 9:34 p.m., a caller reported a car accident on Main Street. Two cars were towed from the scene.

Saturday, Jan. 12

  • At 9:44 a.m., a caller reported seeing a needle in front of St. Theresa's Parish the day before. Police were unable to locate the needle.
  • At 11:08 a.m., a caller reported seeing human excrement on the slide at Ipswich River Park. Police reported that the vandalism was intentional.

Sunday, Jan. 13

  • At 12:03 p.m., the manager from Wal-Mart reported that a male stopped for suspicion of shoplifting was getting unruly in his office. The male was advised of a no-trespass order and escorted off the property.
  • At 1:34 p.m., a female walked into the police station and reported that the contents of her wallet were stolen inside Tedeschi's.
  • At 4:24 p.m., a caller reported that a car drove into a tree and the porta-potty at Ipswich River Park.

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


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