Burning Mailbox Extinguished On Meriam Street
Information provided by Wakefield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Tuesday, Sept. 25. At 8:14 a.m., a motorist reported his car had been sideswiped at Emerson Street and Gould Street.
At 8:38 a.m., a Salem Street landlord reported a squatter in an apartment. Police sent the woman on her way.
At 10:15 a.m., a woman reported that while driving near North Ave. and Albion Street, she was approached by another woman berating her for running a red light and driving on the wrong side of the road. This other woman claimed she was going to report her plate number to the police. The caller said she was shaken up by the incident.
At 10:28 a.m., there was a minor accident on Main Street.
At 12:43 p.m., police investigated vandalism to a motor vehicle on Murray Street.
At 1:38 p.m., police took a walk-in fraud report
At 4:11 p.m., police took multiple calls for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at Main Street and Chestnut Street. The pedestrian was conscious and alert and was transported to Lahey Clinic in Burlington.
At 4:29 p.m., police took a larceny report.
At 4:30 p.m., a suspicious older model green Volkswagen with three occupants was reported on Pleasant Street.
At 4:34 p.m., a possibly disoriented man was reported at Greenwood Foodmart. Police sent him on his way.
At 5:42 p.m., police took a call from a man reporting that his neighbors are accusing him of vandalizing their vehicles.
At 5:49 p.m., the fire department extinguished a small fire reported in a mailbox on Meriam Street.
At 8 p.m., officers attempted to locate an apparently intoxicated man drinking from a water bottle who caused a scratch on a vehicle at the Spaulding Street Playground.
On Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 1:18 a.m., a man reported that somebody had stolen his booze while he was at the hospital earlier in the day.
At 1:24 a.m., a suspicious vehicle was reported on Richardson Street.
At 1:26 a.m., a caller reported a man was possibly causing a disturbance at the Greenwood Food Mart.
At 6:30 a.m., a motorcycle crash was reported on Lowell Street. The vehicle was towed and the operator was transported to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.