Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service between Friday, April 19th and Sunday, April 21st, 2013.
On Friday, April 19th at 9:53 a.m. a caller on Aborn Ave. reported a suspicious individual walking up and down the street with a clipboard. He was gone on arrival.
At 10:56 a.m. an injured dog was reported on Church Street.
At 11:39 a.m. police took a call about a suspicious individual talking on a cell phone at the corner of Princesss Street and Main Street while staring at a local bank.
At 11:40 a.m. police took a report of a road rage incident near North Ave. and Church Street.
At 11:51 a.m. police were informed of a worker at the carnival on Main Street who was reportedly drunk and out of control. Place placed a 50-year old Fitchburg man into protective custody.
At 1:33 p.m. a caller reported an individual trying to launch a high-powered boat on the lake. The individual was using a trolling motor, according to the police note.
At 4:06 p.m. a woman on North Ave. called police about a neighbor she is afraid of because he reportedly drinks and swears a lot and apparently reported her to police for damaging his vehicle. The matter was resolved.
At 5:14 p.m. the fire department responded to a report of fire in the woods near Sylvan Ave. and Oakland Road.
At 5:50 p.m. police took a report of a restraining order violation.
At 5:51 p.m. a caller reported that somebody driving a silver vehicle with yellow rims and a modified exhaust near Greenwood Street and Main Street appeared to resemble Boston Marathon bombing suspect #2. That individual was captured by police later Friday evening in Watertown.
At 8:58 p.m. a caller reported hearing gunshots near Salem Street and New Salem Street. Police found that the noise came from fireworks nearby.
At 10:04 p.m. a woman reported somebody banging at her door. Nobody was spotted.
On Saturday, April 20th at 12:05 a.m. the fire department put out a fire on a front porch on Nichols Street.
At 12:28 a.m. police placed a 50 year old Wakefield woman into protective custody.
At 10:22 a.m. a vandalism report came in from Tylers Lane.
At 6:56 p.m. a caller reported a woman on Main Street slumped on a bench and possibly fumbling with a pill bottle. She was gone on arrival.
At 7:50 p.m. a citizen turned in a wallet found in the Walgreen’s parking lot.
At 10:35 p.m. a caller reported either gunshots or fireworks on Albion Street. Police found nothing out of order.
At 11:49 p.m. a caller reported that three youths were possibly trying to get into a building on Water Street. Nobody was spotted.
On Sunday, April 21st at 3:30 a.m., police responded to a disturbance on Chestnut Street. Two Wakefield residents were placed into protective custody. Police also issued a summons to a 22 year old Wakefield man for assault and battery, a summons to a 19 year old Wakefield man for disturbing the peace, and a summons to a 24 year old Woburn man for disturbing the peace.
At 10:40 a.m. a caller reported a vandalized vehicle on Overlake Road.
At 12:06 p.m. a caller reported a man walking on West Water Street throwing objects onto commercial property. Police gave him a ride to his destination.
At 12:18 p.m. a caller reported his car had been struck by a golf ball while parked next to the golf course. Police advised him to call his insurance company.
At 1:37 p.m. a syringe was recovered on Audubon Road.
At 3:45 p.m. police spoke with a group of youths riding scooters on Main Street.
At 5:41 p.m. police responded to a request from the fire department for assistance with a man on Madison Ave. causing difficulty over a burning permit.
At 6:18 p.m. a caller reported a suspicious man in a long robe with a long beard and sandals pacing around on Murray Street and Chestnut Street. He checked out OK.
At 7:28 p.m. a stolen or lost bicycle was reported on Elm Street.
At 10:07 p.m. police took a report involving a drug offense near Broadway and Plymouth Road.
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