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North Reading Resident Reportedly Beat His Dog

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 Monday through Tuesday. The information is open to the public.

Monday, Sept. 3

  • At 11:11 a.m., an officer was flagged down by an employee from regarding a person who attempted to shoplift from the store. The person was gone, but the management will review security tapes and police will follow up on the investigation.
  • At 4:57 p.m., an Old Andover Road resident reported that youths have been riding dirt bikes in her area all weekend. Police spoke to the youths and explained the consequences of riding on a public way.
  • At 10:48 p.m., a Surrey Lane resident reported that someone may be breaking into the shed on their property. Police checked the area, but did not find anyone and the shed was empty.
  • At 11:02 p.m., an employee from reported a fight in progress on the property. Police broke up the fight and the youths involved were picked up by their parents.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

  • At 12:09 a.m., an officer reported that a house on Crestwood Road was covered in toilet paper.
  • At 8:25 a.m., the Fire Department requested an officer to assist with traffic control due to a .
  • At 11:49 a.m., a Freedom Drive resident reported that someone set off a Roman candle on his doorstep at 4:30 a.m. and egged his house.
  • At 12:10 p.m., a Railroad Avenue resident reported that she observed a homeowner on her road beating his German Shepherd mix. Police say that they observed the dog in question and that he appeared to be unharmed.
  • At 1:01 p.m., a Greenbriar Drive resident reported that two motorcycle covers were stolen from his home. 

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

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