Impaired Shoveler and Harassed Plow Driver Reported as Snow Fell
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 between Friday, February 8th and Sunday, February 10th, 2013.
On Friday, February 8th at 2:39 p.m. a caller reported that a man shoveling snow on Pearl Street appeared to be impaired. He was gone on arrival.
At 3:51 p.m. a vehicle reportedly struck a tree on Main Street. The individual did not appear injured.
At 6:35 p.m. a caller reported receiving harassing phone calls all day.
At 6:50 p.m. a caller reported a suspicious male in his late teens dressed all in black going door to door asking to shovel for money. He was gone on arrival.
At 8:10 p.m. police were informed of youths sledding out in the storm near Fairmount Ave. and Chesnut Street. They were gone on arrival.
At 8:21 p.m. police responded to a complaint on Tuttle Street where a neighbor complained about noise from another neighbor’s fan.
At 12:58 p.m. on Saturday, February 9th, a plow driver reported being stuck near Eaton Street and Rockland Street and being harassed by residents. The driver was able to move the vehicle himself.
At 1:18 p.m. a caller on Audubon Road reported a plow damaged his vehicle.
At 5:08 p.m. a disabled vehicle was reported on Main Street. A tow truck brought the vehicle brought to the driver’s residence.
At 5:56 p.m. safety personnel responded to West Park Drive for a report of a man who had fallen.
At 11:55 p.m. a caller reported that his vehicle was apparently broken into while parked in front of Sabatino’s on Main Street.
On Sunday, February 10th at 2:46 a.m. a Salem Street business called about a man in an SUV parked out front for over an hour and was possibly either sleeping or passed out. It turned out to be a plow driver resting from snow removal work.
At 3 a.m. a water main break was reported on Salem Street.
At 4:17 a.m. a Bennett Street resident reported neighbors were operating their snow blowers at an unreasonable time. The neighbors agreed to start a few hours later.
At 9:11 a.m. police took a call from Water Street about an individual blowing snow onto passing card and into the street. He agreed to stop.
At 5:42 p.m. fire and rescue personnel responded to a reported rollover accident in Stoneham near exit 39 Route 128. State Police also responded.
At 6:28 p.m. a caller reported a disturbance on Parker Road caused by a man who was apparently intoxicated. Police issued a summons to a 29 year old Wakefield man on two counts of assault.
At 7:11 p.m. a caller on Richardson Ave. reported somebody banging on their front door. Police found no evidence of anybody having done that.
At 7:41 p.m. a North Ave. business reported two suspicious males hanging around. They were gone on arrival.
At 8:02 p.m. a rollover accident was reported on 128 North.
At 9:26 p.m. a suspicious vehicle with multiple males in it was reported on Delcarmine Street. They turned out to be employees of a nearby business.
At 9:58 p.m. police issued a summons to a 17 year old Wakefield resident for operating without a license.