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Police Log: Roadwork Damages Drivers' Tires

Notable entries from the Saturday, Nov. 19 police log.

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

12:20 a.m. An officer responded to the rear of an Archstone Circle building for a report of possible drug activity. As a result of the visit, an officer charged Jason Fennelly, 25, of Burlington, with possession of a class B substance.

12:19 p.m. An officer responded to a report of a tree down in the road in Main Street. The officer found no downed tree in the area.

1:37 p.m. An officer responded to a report o a white sedan speeding down Pitman Drive. The officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

1:52 p.m. An officer notified the Massachusetts Highway Department that a Reading driver blew a tire after hitting a pot hole on Main Street.

3:06 p.m. Officers responded to the Meineke Muffler on Main Street where a customer refused to pay for his car work.

3:20 p.m. An officer responded to a report of a wire down on Grove Street. The officer moved the wire—a cable wire—to the side of the road.

4:03 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle on fire at a William Road property. The fire was soon extinguished, and the car was taken from the scene by Gray’s Towing.

4:18 p.m. A Reading resident reported that she left her pocketbook at the Fuddruckers on Walkers Brook Drive and was unable to find it when she went back.

5:12 p.m. An officer issued a citation to Gregory Duva, 30, of Somerville charging him with allowing someone to drive his unregistered, uninsured vehicle.

5:31 p.m. A Wakefield resident reported that roadwork near the P and S Convenient Store had damaged his tire.

8:27 p.m. An officer responded to a report of an older man pulling on doors at Haven Crossing at 2 Haven Street. The officer helped the man gain entry to retrieve belongings that had been locked inside.

8:40 p.m. A caller reported seeing a group of youths pull on a South Street door. An officer checked the area and found no youths.

11:38 p.m. An officer put down a deer with an injured leg found near the Church of the Nazarene on Main Street.

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