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North Reading Resident Reports Stolen Shotgun

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, June 6

  • At 8:05 a.m. police issued a verbal warning to a Malden driver for a red light violation on Main Street near Walgreens.
  • At 12:34 p.m., a Swan Pond Road resident reported someone stole a shotgun from his residence. Police are investigating.
  • At 5:58 p.m., police responded to 7-11 on Main Street after a woman mistakenly locked her two children in her car. Police gained access to the vehicle.
  • At 7:32 p.m., a Kings Row Street resident called police about aggressive solicitors. She said two women and a man driving a silver van with New York tags and working for an environmental firm were last seen headed toward Equestrian Drive. Police found the solicitors and told them to stop for the night.

Thursday, June 7

  • At 7:20 a.m., police responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on Main Street. Two cars were towed; there were no injuries.
  • At 12:41 p.m., police received a call about two dead cats on Scotland Heights. The animal control officer was notified.
  • At 2:07 p.m., police responded to Park Street about a rabid raccoon in a driveway. The caller was concerned about children getting off the school bus in the area. An officer destroyed the aggressive animal.
  • At 4:05 p.m., police issued a verbal warning for speeding to a North Reading resident on Aldersgate Way.

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

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