Vandalism To Tires Reported, And A Swan Obstructs Parking Lot Traffic
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 between Friday, January 25th and Sunday, January 27th, 2013.
On Friday, January 25th at 1:08 a.m. a clerk at an Albion Street business reported a customer causing a disturbance. The matter was resolved before police arrived.
At 1:13 a.m. emergency personnel assisted state police with a single car crash on Route 128 South.
At 7:30 a.m. a Cumberland Road resident reported her car’s gas tank had been opened. Further investigation found it was probably oversight by the caller.
At 7:47 a.m. police were informed of a vehicle near Evans Place with four flat tires that had been damaged intentionally.
At 8:13 a.m. a woman reported an accident near Chestnut Street and North Ave. involving a pedestrian.
At 10:07 a.m. a damaged window was reported on North Ave.
At 10:19 a.m. an individual walked in to report vandalism to car tires on Salem Street.
At 11 a.m. a suspicious white van was driving up and down Nahant Street.
At 12:49 p.m. police took a report of credit card fraud.
At 12:52 p.m. a caller reported a trailer and a number of parked cars near Salem Street and Tobey Lane. It turned out to be people shooting a film.
At 1:09 p.m. a caller on Foundry Street reported that a large swan was in a parking lot not moving for incoming cars. Animal Control responded and the swan flew away.
At 7:38 p.m. a dog running in traffic was reported on Nahant Street.
On Saturday, January 26th at 1:40 a.m. the fire department assisted with a house lockout on Chestnut Street.
At 9:46 a.m. police issued a summons to a 36 year old Malden man for violating a 209A abuse prevention order.
At 2:28 p.m. police issued a summons to a 38 year old Saugus man for an uninsured motor vehicle, attaching a number plate not assigned, and for an unregistered motor vehicle.
At 5:07 p.m. a caller reported that a blue Chevy sedan on New Salem Street appeared to have a motorist slumped over the wheel with a child in a car seat in the back. The occupant turned out to be reading the newspaper.
On Sunday, January 27th at 1:09 a.m. a caller on Murray Street reported being struck by a vehicle.
At 2:22 a.m. a hit and run accident was reported near Brewster Road.
At 2:16 p.m. a woman reported suspicious emails and an online scam. Police advised her not to give any personal information.
At 6:12 p.m. police took a report of a restraining order violation. They issued a summons to a 44 year old Wakefield man for violating a 209A restraining order, witness intimidation, and larceny over $250.
At 8:52 p.m. Wakefield Police located a vehicle for Lexington Police thought to be involved in a hit and run accident in that town.