Some Wakefielders Who Won't be Getting 'The Golden Shovel Award'
Information provided by Wakefield Police. Where Arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Editor's Note: The Golden Shovel Award is an award presented by the town of Wakefield to residents who go above and beyond in keeping their sidewalks safe and clear of snow in winter.
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Monday, February 11th, 2013.
At 9:14 a.m. a past break-in was reported on Lafayette Street.
At 9:19 a.m. an accident near Vernon Street and Highland Street was reported.
At 10:30 a.m. a woman informed police she had been receiving threatening phone calls.
At 12:17 p.m. a caller reported a man near Morel Circle causing a hazard with snow from his driveway. An officer spoke to him and the matter was resolved.
At 12:29 p.m. a caller reported a neighbor on Columbia Road had pushed snow into his driveway.
At 5:17 p.m. an Armory Street resident reported that a neighbor was dumping snow on school property and on other nearby property. The individual was advised not to deposit snow on town property.
At 5:26 p.m .the smell of natural gas was reported on Forest Street.
At 6:14 p.m. a caller on Albion Street reported a past assault and battery. The individual did not wish to press charges to police told the two parties to separate for the evening.
At 6:14 p.m. some mysterious footprints were found in the snow near an Oak Street home. They belonged to some neighborhood children.