Two Residents Arrested for Drugs in North Reading

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  from Wednesday through Thursday. The information is open to the public.


At 8:03 p.m. Thursday, Christina M. Bianchi, 27, of 24 Chestnut Street was arrested for possession of Heroin and Suboxone and Timothy James Palladino, 31, of 30 Crestwood Road was arrested for possession of a class A drug, subsequent offense. Both arrests were made at .

Wednesday, Aug. 8

  • At 10:39 a.m., a resident reported that his neighbors are away on vacation, but their garage door had been open for two days. Police did a walk through of the property and found several unsecured access points. There were no signs of forced entry. Police secured the home and left a note for the property owner to contact them.
  • At 4:56 p.m., a Flint Street resident reported a suspicious male walking between bushes in his yard. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the male.
  • At 7:13 p.m., a Fieldcrest Terrace resident reported several items missing from behind his shed.
  • At 11:30 p.m., a Marblehead Street resident reported that a dark pickup truck pulled into his driveway and stayed there for a few moments until the resident went outside. Police searched the area, but did not find the pickup.

Thursday, Aug. 9

  • At 10:47 a.m., a Haverhill Street resident reported that someone may have tried to break into her house overnight. The storm door was open, but the main door was locked so no one was able to gain access to the home.
  • At 10:55 a.m., a caller reported a male walking down Main Street wearing a backpack. Police spoke with the male who was at and walking to to meet his wife.
  • At 11:13 a.m., a Cold Spring Road resident reported that her GPS and cell phone were stolen from her vehicle.
  • At 12:02 p.m., a caller reported that her son's vehicle was vandalized while parked on Mill Street. The driver's side of the vehicle was covered in tomato sauce and the driver's side mirror was popped out.
  • At 2:32 p.m., a Bow Street resident reported that a tractor trailer jackknifed and hit some wires. Verizon and Comcast were notified.
  • At 6 p.m., a Macarthur Road resident reported that his GPS was stolen from his car.
  • At 6:44 p.m., a Linwood Avenue resident reported that someone entered his car overnight.

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

Tom Jeffords August 12, 2012 at 02:58 PM
•At 10:55 a.m., a caller reported a male walking down Main Street wearing a backpack. Police spoke with the male who was at Play It Again Sports and walking to Walmart to meet his wife. Somebody who owns a cell phone has way too much time on their hands. Will their next report be about the hovering black helicopters?
DAP August 12, 2012 at 03:34 PM
I bet they were black and that is the sole reason the racist called.
Rights October 10, 2012 at 03:07 PM
North Reading has way to much time on there hands....the cops should get off there @** go the academy again and actualy see if they can still pass their physical shape couldnt catch anyone on foot hence why they only pull ppl ova and raid their houses even when they are innocent.....And what tell me what do the innocent ppl get bk no sorry no remorse that they (NRPD) just trashed their poor house kicked in their door just to find NOTHING. It was the wrong house do they do anything about that.......What is this world comming too!!! PPl calling the cops about everything being accussed GUILTY before being PROVEN INNOCENT is what this world is comming too.........The COPS are the BIGGEST gang in the world....You have cops on our very force that have drug problems just as bad but they are COPS so its okay right North Reading....Right Romeo!!! ha explain to little kids why they shouldnt do drugs when your face is powdered white....Would anyone like the article of that just comment back I'll post it... Cops are cops but that dont mean they are above the LAW and it damn well dont give them the right to talk to you like your nothing exspecially with their own corruption.....Tell us officers how do two little kids get out of your facility and you dont even notice the mother came down to tell you....How does that feel?


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