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Police Log: Vandal Breaks Killam Windows

Notable entries from the Saturday, Nov. 26 police log.

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

1:43 a.m. Officers responded to an alarm at the Killam Elementary School on Charles Street and performed a walkthrough of the building. The officer found two broken windows.

4:07 a.m. A Saugus cab driver reported that a Reading woman was unable to pay her cab fare in town. The woman’s mother paid the fare.

8:56 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a homeless man sleeping in the lobby at Haven Crossing at 2 Haven Street. An officer left the man at the train depot.

10:48 a.m. A Prescott Street resident reported finding a brown and black Shih Zu dog at her home.

11:13 a.m. The Reading Fire Department responded to an alarm at an Edgemont Avenue residence for a fire on the electrical service leading to the home. The Reading Municipal Light Department handled the problem.

11:24 a.m. A North Carolina resident reported that someone sprayed her vehicle with shaving cream while it was parked on South Street Friday night.

1:17 p.m. Reading Police and fire responded to the Barrows Elementary School where a 10-year-old youth had gotten stuck in an infant swing.

1:31 p.m. The fire department responded to a report of illegal burning at a Richards Road property.

2:16 p.m. A Wilmington resident reported that a driver in an older blue pickup truck struck her vehicle and then left the scene at the Home Depot on Walkers Brook Drive.

4:05 p.m. A Frank Tanner Drive resident reported seeing three to four youths playing with a dead squirrel near his home. An officer was unable to locate the youths.

4:10 p.m. The fire department responded to a report of an illegal burn pile near the intersection of Lowell Street and Grove Street. The firefighters extinguished the flames and informed the homeowner of the state law.

8:28 p.m. A Harrison Street resident responded to a report of an outside fire near the intersection of Charles Street and Main Street. Officers found a group of youths home unattended. Their parents shortly returned and the fire was extinguished.

10:04 p.m. An officer responded to a report of a large group of youths hanging around the Cumberland Farms on Salem Street. The officer sent them away.

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