Thief Makes Off With A Moped
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 on Thursday, August 16.
At 9:34 a.m., a caller reported an elderly female was walking around the Rotary. Reading Police were also notified. A search came up negative.
At 11:12 a.m., a minor accident was reported on Salem Street.
At 12:10 p.m., an individual walked in to report that a car had been keyed on Pleasant Street.
At 1:13 p.m., a caller reported that an unknown individual had tried to acquire banking information over the phone.
At 1:20 p.m., an accident was reported on New Salem Street.
At 2:22 p.m., some gates behind a church on Main Street were reported vandalized.
At 2:40 p.m., a woman walked in to report that a man had been following her and taking pictures of her. An officer spoke with the two and the matter turned out to be a misunderstanding.
At 3:01 p.m., a moped was reported stolen from Vernon Street.
At 4:17 p.m., an accident was reported at the Vets Field parking lot.
At 5:05 p.m., an intoxicated youth was spotted walking down third street. He declined medical treatment and was turned over to his parents.
At 7:03 p.m., police recovered some hypodermic needles reported discarded on Albion Street.
At 8:07 p.m., a woman walked in to report receiving a bad check.
At 9:19 p.m., a caller reported that youths were running around and throwing beer cans in the road on Anjim Lane.
At 9:33 p.m., police arrested a 17 year old Wakefield resident for trespassing, possessing liquor under age 21, and providing a false name/Social Security number.
At 11:12 p.m., police were informed of someone causing a disturbance in the park on Maple Way. They arrested Jason Bondi, 18, 42 Juniper Ave., Wakefield for trespassing and possessing liquor under age 21. They also arrested Lydia Noonan, 18, 4 Everett Ave., Wakefield, for trespassing and possessing liquor under age 21.