A Stolen Bobcat and a Burnt Popcorn Alarm
Information provided by the Wakefield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.
At 8:16 a.m., a caller on Scott Lane reported there was a deceased wild animal in the yard. They were advised to have a private company dispose of it.
At 12:05 p.m. a caller reported a trailer and Bobcat stolen on New Salem Street.
At At 12:08 p.m. police took a report of a past larceny.
At 12:47 p.m. police were informed of a past break into a storage garage on Main Street.
At 4:23 p.m. the fire department was notified of smoke coming from the server room at a business on Audubon Road. Further investigation revealed it was set off by burnt popcorn.
At 5:40 p.m. a caller on Sheffield Road reported a suspicious man in a blue SUV who was in the neighborhood the day before and who had just come to the door claiming to be a Verizon employee. Police did not locate the man.
At 7:19 p.m. a caller reported a baby owl in the intersection at Main Street and Greenwood Street. The animal was not spotted.
At 9:19 p.m. a caller reported a past hit and run on Main Street.
At 8:07 p.m. a minor accident was reported near Columbia Road.
At 11:22 p.m. a caller reported his juvenile son had been threatened via cell phone.