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Two Cars' Tires Slashed

This is an excerpt from the North Reading Police Department log from Monday, May 9 to Tuesday, May 10.

The following is a look at some of the calls handled by the North Reading Police Department on Monday through Tuesday, including two car accidents, a stolen vehicle and found World War II era ammunition. 

Monday, May 9

At 8:30 a.m., police received a call about a two-car accident at Main Street and Lowell Road. There were no injuries.

At 11:27 a.m., the owner of a Main Street business reported a vehicle was stolen from his shop. Police are investigating.

At 1 p.m., police received a call about a political protest outside of the post office on Park Street. Officers found two people handing out political information who were not causing a disturbance.

At 1:19 p.m., police responded to Chestnut Street near the DPW yard’s entrance concerning two unleashed dogs running in traffic. The owner recovered the dogs.

At 3:41 p.m., a person walked into the police station with a small box of ammunition that he found at a World War II veteran’s home. The veteran had the ammunition since the war.

At 7:50 p.m., a woman told police that someone damaged her vehicle while it was parked on Main Street.

At 8:23 p.m., a person brought an ATM card to the station, which he found at an ATM machine. Police returned the card to the person.

Tuesday, May 10

At 10:13 a.m., police received a call after a woman said her car’s tires were slashed while parked outside the the previous night.

At 1:10 p.m., police received a call about a speeding 18-wheel truck, which went through a red light on Main Street. Police were unable to locate the truck.

At 1:56 p.m., police responded to Olde Farm Lane concerning a report of a suspicious vehicle that was driving slowly in the area. Police spoke to the driver who was a realtor who was waiting for a homebuyer.

At 3:43 p.m., police responded to Main Street concerning an issue with a man going through trash. Officers spoke to the two men.

At 4:20 p.m., police responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident in front of 20 Main St. Two people were taken to Winchester Hospital.

At 6:37 p.m., a person called police after spotting a motorist slumped over the wheel with her eyes closed on Old Andover Road. An officer spoke to the driver, who was resting.

At 7:18 p.m., police responded to Central Street after a 10-year-old boy struck his head on a pole. He was taken to Winchester Hospital.

At 10:41 p.m., a Reading resident called police after someone slashed his car’s tires and smashed windows while it was parked on Lowell Road.

At 10:58 p.m., police placed an intoxicated North Reading man into protective custody after he fell off a bar stool. 

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