Rapscallions Flip Over Car, Party in Woods, Go Egging; Man Chainsaws at Midnight

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

Egging. Credit: Charlene Arsenault
Egging. Credit: Charlene Arsenault
Friday, June 27 

  • At 12:25 a.m., police responded to a husband and wife arguing, Main Street 
  • At 1:43 a.m., police responded to a report of harassing phone calls, Buckskin Drive 
  • At 2:10 a.m., a resident reported four suspicious looking men walking in the Old South Church area 
  • At 5:56 a.m., police responded to a call about a loose small black lab on Cherry Lane Drive 
  • At 8:26 a.m., police responded to a report that a rock was thrown through a window of a red Acura on Oak Street 
  • At 10:42 a.m., a man reported receiving strange calls, Ridge Road 
  • At 11:13 a.m., residents reported a sick raccoon in a yard on Libby Ave. 
  • At 2:02 p.m., police responded to a call about a dog locked in a red Dodge Caravan in the McDonald's parking lot. The car's windows were up. 
  • At 2:27 p.m., police responded to a call that reported that a car full of youths didn't stop at a stop sign 
  • At 5:02 p.m., police responded to a call about a sick raccoon in the area of Libby Ave. 
  • At 6:51 p.m., police responded to two youths in the woods with a bonfire, Grove Street 
  • At 7:39 p.m., police responded to a call about a baseball game being played on the soccer field, Pearl Street 
  • At 9:55 p.m., police responded to an ongoing problem of youths going in and out of the forest, Grove Street 
  • At 10:35 p.m., police responded to a call of an outside fire, Franklin Street 
  • At 10:39 p.m., police responded to a call about youths throwing eggs from a red Dodge Neon, Main Street and Forest Street 
  • At 10:43 p.m., youths flipped over a 1965 fiat 500 in a driveway on Sanborn Lane 
  • At 11:59 p.m., residents on Dustin Road called to complain about a neighbor cutting down a tree with a chainsaw 

Willy Roentgen June 29, 2014 at 06:50 AM
Rapscallions? Tipping over a car? No, those are Vandals.
Rohan Goodsir June 30, 2014 at 08:13 AM
And a classic 1965 Fiat, at that. Send the youths THAT repair bill.
Joe Benassi July 01, 2014 at 10:24 AM
Lots of vandalism lately in the neighborhood, I'm truly disappointed that parents don't seem to care about what their kids are doing...


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