Flasher Buys 'Small' Bottle Of Booze. Go Figure.
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 Thursday, Oct. 4.
At 8:17 a.m., police were informed that a man was ringing doorbells in a Richardson Street apartment building. He was gone on arrival.
At 3:19 p.m., police took a report involving check fraud.
At 3:45 p.m., a caller reported a case of credit card fraud.
At 3:56 p.m., a gas station employee on Water Street reported a gas drive-off. Police stopped the vehicle and the driver claimed that it was an accident and paid the clerk $64.70 for the gas.
At 4:21 p.m., police took a report involving the theft of cash from a patient at a facility on Bathol Street.
At 4:33 p.m., a woman reported that she was being harassed by a man while she was helping her children with their paper route at Ware St. and Greenwood St. It turned out that they had been in an argument over a parking spot.
At 5:06 p.m., a caller reported that a man in a trench coat was falling down and having difficulty getting back up. He declined to speak with officers or EMTs and left.
At 6:13 p.m., a caller described being followed by a suspicious man on Columbia Road. He checked out OK.
At 6:21 p.m., police secured a silver ladies’ watch that was turned in by a citizen, found at Fairmount Ave. and Chestnut Street.
At 7:25 p.m. a liquor store clerk on Main Street reported that a man had just purchased a pint of liquor and then flashed his genitals at her. He was described as a thin white male, 5’9, about 40 years old, with light brown or orange hair in a t-shirt and jeans.
At 10:10 p.m., an accident was reported on Forest Street. One was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.