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North Reading Resident Summonsed for Leaving the Scene Of Accident, Intimidating a Witness

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, April 11

  • At 12:00 a.m., a caller reported a car accident on Pomeroy Road. One car was towed. A 39-year-old North Reading resident was summonsed for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and intimidating a witness.
  • At 11:40 a.m., a Greenbriar Drive resident reported her car missing.
  • At 11:50 a.m., an officer found a man spray painting part of Haverhill Street. The man said he was spray painting for a road race and had received permission from the DPW in the past. He was told to stop until he heard from DPW.
  • At 1:33 p.m., a caller reported her car was keyed while parked at .
  • At 4:40 p.m., a caller reported a car accident on Winterberry Lane. A driver hit a fire hydrant. No injuries were reported.
  • At 6:26 p.m., a caller reported damage to his father's mailbox on Oliver Swain Road.

Thursday, April 12

  • At 5:25 a.m., an employee from Dunkin' Donuts called to report a suspicious male in the coffee shop. The employee reported that the male had taken items and not paid. The male left on foot and the employee was told to call if he returned.
  • At 7:33 a.m., an employee from Service Pumping & Drain Co. reported that several of their service trucks were entered the night before and some equipment was stolen.
  • At 8:01 a.m., a resident walked into the police station with a loose dog he found on Main Street. The dog, a red and white, 40 pound husky, is now at the pound.
  • At 12:02 p.m., an emergency caller reported a car accident on Main Street. One car was towed from the scene.
  • At 1:29 p.m., an emergency caller reported a car accident on Main Street.
  • At 1:40 p.m., a resident walked into the police station to report that she had not used her credit card since 2001, but had $1,126.09 charged to it.

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

JIM April 13, 2012 at 06:45 PM
Why are only certain residents names given in the Police Blotter?and Who decides?
Ashley Troutman April 13, 2012 at 06:50 PM
Hi JIM-We only publish the names of people who were arrested.


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