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Reported Break-In and North Reading Female Summonsed for Possession of Drugs

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

The following is a look at some of the calls handled by the North Reading Police Department from Monday through Thursday. The information is open to the public.

Arrests

At 10:42 p.m. Wednesday, as the result of a motor vehicle stop on Park Street, Laura Ann Chapman, 43, of 193 Elm St. #611 was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor, second offense; a marked lanes violation; and miscellaneous equipment violation.

Monday, Jan. 28

  • At 8:33 a.m., as the result of a motor vehicle stop on North Street, a 52-year-old North Reading female was summonsed on charges of allowing a motor vehicle to be operated unregistered, without liability insurance and without an inspection sticker.
  • At 2:48 p.m., a caller reported two vehicles racing on Puritan. Police issued citations to the drivers.
  • At 3:14 p.m., a caller reported a car accident on Park Street. The accident was minor.
  • At 4:52 p.m., a caller reported a car accident on Main Street. No injuries were reported.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

  • At 4:24 p.m., a caller reported an assault that took place on Main Street the night before. Police are investigating.
  • At 1:51 p.m., a caller reported finding a hypodermic needle on Main Street. Police disposed of the needle.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

  • At 1:17 a.m., a caller reported an accident on North Street. The accident was minor.
  • At 8:13 a.m., a caller reported a car accident on Main Street. One car was towed from the scene.
  • At 3:32 p.m., a caller reported a minor accident involving a bus on Haverhill Street. Students were not on the bus.
  • At 3:39 p.m., a caller reported erratic operation on Park Street. As the result of a motor vehicle stop, a 32-year-old North Reading female was summonsed on charges of possession of a class E and C drug.
  • At 4:15 p.m., a loss prevention officer from Walmart reported a male shoplifting. The male was given a no trespass order.
  • At 7:35 p.m., a caller reported a truck fire on Concord Street.
  • At 8:13 p.m., a caller reported that a car hit a pedestrian on Main Street. The accident was minor and the pedestrian refused care.
  • At 8:41 p.m., a caller reported a rollover accident on Central Street.

Thursday, Jan. 31

  • At 6:19 a.m., a caller reported a tree down on wires and smoke inside a home on Central Street.
  • At 9:08 a.m., a caller reported a power line blocking the road on Park Street. RMLD responded to fix the wire.
  • At 2:05 p.m., a caller reported that a fallen tree took down utility wires on North Street.
  • At 5:22 p.m., a Main Street resident reported that someone has been taking scrap metal from his dumpster.
  • At 10:17 p.m., a Hayward Farms Lane resident reported that he arrived home and found a broken window. He thought someone was inside his house. Police checked the home and did not find anyone inside, but confirmed a break-in.

For questions about this blotter, email northreading@patch.com.

LC April 17, 2013 at 03:37 PM
Hey was the Southern Middlesex Task force involved? They usually handle all the big busts. Ha, what a joke.

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