Police Log: Longhorn Steakhouse Customer Reports Stolen Wallet

Notable entries from the Thursday, Oct. 6. police log.

The following information was supplied by the Reading police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

3:33 a.m. A caller reported seeing a suspicious man standing on the corner of Hopkins Street and Gazebo Circle 20 minutes earlier. An officer checked the area but was unable to locate the man.

7:05 a.m. A Francis Drive caller reported two loose dogs running near the intersection of Salem Street and Harrison Street. An officer checked the area but could not locate the animals.

7:23 a.m. An officer responded to a transformer explosion on Haven Street.

8:00 a.m. Following a traffic stop near the intersection of Haverhill Street and Timothy Place, an officer arrested Rachel Fraser, 22, of Salem on an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Salem police.

9:16 a.m. Two officers assisted Barrows Elementary School with a school evacuation drill.

9:45 a.m. Officers responded to a fire alarm at a Kensington Avenue home for a report of smoke in the building. An officer found that the problem had been caused by an oven.

12:07 p.m. Officers responded to a report that someone may have attempted to enter a Tennyson Road home through a rear door. Officers found nothing in the area, but a detective took over the call.

1:45 p.m. A Heather Drive man reported that he had cashed fraudulent checks given to him by a Seabrook, N.H. man.

3:47 p.m. A caller reported that a Pine Ridge Road woman had left an infant alone in a vehicle parked near the corner of California Road and Indiana Avenue. An officer spoke with the mother, who reported that she was chasing her other child at the time and had kept the vehicle in sight.

4:04 p.m. An officer issued a citation to Freddy Solis Lopez, 23, of Lynn charging him with driving without a license.

4:20 p.m. A Pennsylvania Avenue resident reported that her seven-year-old son had gotten out of her vehicle and run away near the intersection of Summer Avenue and Victoria Avenue. An officer located the boy near the intersection of Summer Avenue and Ellis Avenue and reunited him with his mother.

4:51 p.m. A Washington Street resident reported that she had been threatened by a downstairs neighbor. After speaking with an officer, she clarified that no actual threats had been made, but that some of the downstairs neighbor’s guests looked “thuggish.” An officer advised to speak to Woburn District Court for further assistance.

5:45 p.m. An officer assisted a Lynnfield resident and a Reading resident with paperwork following a minor two-vehicle accident in the parking lot of the P and S Convenient Store on Lowell Street.

7:21 p.m. A Lynnfield resident reported that someone had stolen her wallet from her booth at the Longhorn Steakhouse when she momentarily left both unattended.

11:35 p.m. A Mark Avenue resident reported that a suspicious vehicle stopped near the intersection of Mark Avenue and Laurel Lane. An officer spoke to the driver, who reported that he lived nearby and had stopped to smoke a cigarette before going home.


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