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Police: Man Doing Drugs in Yard; Dog Locked in Car; One Arrest

The following are excerpts from the Reading police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.

Police. Credit: Patch file photo
Police. Credit: Patch file photo

Tuesday, July 1

  • At 7:06 a.m., the dayshift is alerted to a deceased rabbit 
  • At 8 a.m., police attempt to serve a warrant, High Street and Depot parking area 
  • At 8:51 a.m., police responded to a call about two opossums in a trash barrel in a backyard on Warren Ave. 
  • At 10:57 a.m., a woman visited the lobby to report a past B&E into her vehicle on Summit Drive 
  • At 11:05 a.m., a car crash was investigated by police on Walkers Brook Drive 
  • At 11:45 a.m., police recovered a stolen green Honda, with flat tires and no ignition, on Lakeview Ave. 
  • At 12:02 p.m., police responded to two dogs locked inside a white Jetta with the windows not open, CVS lot 
  • At 12:03 p.m., police responded to a call about a missing short-haired black and white cat 
  • At 12:18 p.m., police responded to a two-car crash with no injuries, Salem Street 
  • At 12:32 p.m., a resident called to complain that a man was in the yard doing drugs, Washington Street 
  • At 2:30 p.m., a complaint was received that contractors were giving the conservation commission a hard time, Johnston Circle 
  • At 3:24 p.m., police responded to a car crash on Haverhill Street, rotary area 
  • At 4:20 p.m., detectives executed a search warrant of 15 Winter St. 
  • At 4:25 p.m., a person in the lobby reported a missing bike 
  • At 4:41 p.m., a resident on Whitehall Lane reported an attempted phone scam 
  • At 5:10 p.m., police stopped a car, and the stop resulted in an arrest 
  • At 5:14 p.m., police responded to a complaint of erratic operation, Ash Street 
  • At 6:13 p.m., police responded to a call about a deceased red tail hawk
  • At 9:26 p.m., police responded to a call about a man and woman yelling at one another, Haverhill Street 
  • At 10:05 p.m., an officer came upon a group of youths gathered on school property, Joshua Eaton Elementary 
Arrests: 

Brian Baksa, homeless, was arrested on July 1 on a warrant. 

Michael Cocuzzo, 2 Oak St., Stoneham, was arrested on July 1 and charged with failing to stop for police and illegal possession of a Class E substance. 

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