Man Impersonates Brother, Gets A Summons
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 Monday, September 10, 2012.
At 8:02 a.m., a caller on Elm Street reported that a driver had struck a building the day before. The driver and property owner proceeded to exchange the necessary paperwork.
At 8:51 a.m., an Avon Street resident called about a continually barking dog. An officer found a door ajar at the residence and secured it.
At 8:56 a.m., police were informed of some stolen construction materials from a job site on Hopkins Street.
At 9:14 a.m., a Water Street business reported that a customer was out of control. The matter was resolved.
At 9:30 a.m., police assisted a motorist whose wheel fell off the car on Nahant Street.
At 3:40 p.m., a caller reported that a dog was wandering in and out of traffic on Main Street with no leash. Animal Control was notified.
At 5:12 p.m., police and fire personnel responded to an accident on the Route 129 rotary.
At 6:59 p.m., a caller reported an attempted credit card scam.
At 7:11 p.m., police dispersed a group of four youths who were reportedly harassing people on Main Street.
At 7:26 p.m., an employee at a gas station on Water Street reported the theft of $25 in gas. The matter turned out to be an accident and was soon resolved.
At 8:55 p.m., a man informed Wakefield Police that he had received a summons in the mail for operating on a suspended license, apparently because his brother had used his identity during recent encounter with police. Soon after, police issued a summons to a 30 year old North Reading man for providing a false name to a police officer, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, identity fraud, registration not in possession, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.