Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service between Friday, February 15th and Sunday, February 17th.
On Friday, February 15th at 9:28 a.m. a broken window was reported on Tuttle Street.
At 10:10 a.m. police were informed that a vehicle on Salem Street was entered during the night and some coins were stolen.
At 12:37 p.m. a New Salem Street resident reported a break-in that occurred earlier in the morning and provided police with a description of a suspect and vehicle.
At 1:55 p.m. fire and ambulance personnel responded to the vocational school for a report of a student with metal in his eye.
At 2:15 p.m. a caller on Bennett Street reported a possible break-in. Police determined that instead of a break-in, some screws had apparently come loose on the door.
At 3:17 a black pickup truck was reportedly spotted swerving into traffic near Indian Lane. The vehicle was not located.
At 3:55 p.m. an accident was reported near Main Street and Albion Street, and the caller reported that one vehicle was leaving the scene. Police issued a summons to a 50 year old Peabody woman for leaving the scene of property damage and failure to stop for police.
At 5:41 p.m. an accident was reported on the 129 Rotary.
At 6:06 p.m. a past hit and run was reported on Chestnut Street. An officer located the other vehicle and assisted with the paper exchange.
At 10:06 p.m. some homeowners on Holland Road reported that they came home and found lights on in the house. Officer conducted a walk-through and everything appeared in order.
On Saturday, February 16th at 1:40 a.m., an officer sent a man on his way who was sleeping in a Main Street doorway.
At 11:02 a.m. police took a report of a past hit and run near North Ave. and Yale Ave.
At 11:34 a.m. a caller reported a man panhandling and bothering customers at an Elm Street business.
At 5:56 p.m. some youths near Montrose Ave. were reportedly throwing snowballs at passing cars.
At 6:50 p.m. a caller reported some youths carrying a large object into the woods from a waiting car on Lantern Lane.
At 10:27 p.m. a caller reported his car had just been stolen out of the Honey Dew Donuts parking lot. Reading Police and State Police were also notified. Officer Lyons of the Wakefield Police reportedly spotted the stolen vehicle turning onto Willow Street from North Ave., and the suspect allegedly fled on foot after spotting the cruiser. A perimeter was established and the Chelsea and State Police K9 units were also reportedly on the scene. Police arrested Derek M. White, 38, 15 Evelyn Street, Lynn, and charged him with: receiving a stolen motor vehicle, breaking and entering for misdemeanor, resisting arrest, and trespassing.
At 11:06 p.m., a Wakefield officer reported finding an abandoned vehicle in a snow bank in the same Honey Dew parking lot that the vehicle was stolen from. The vehicle came from Lynn but was not reported stolen. The vehicle was towed.
On Sunday, February 17th at 2:52 a.m. a woman on Main Street reported being attacked by her boyfriend but declined to press charges.
At 11 a.m. an accident was reported on 128 North.
At 1:26 p.m. a car reportedly drove into a tree, with no injury, near Forest Street.
At 3:29 p.m. a caller reported striking a light pole on Main Street.
At 4:16 p.m. police investigated an open door on Franklin Street. All appeared in order.
At 6:11 p.m. an officer reported a suspect took off on foot after a motor vehicle stop on Smith Street. The suspect was not located, and the car appeared stolen out of Revere. Police in that city were notified.
At 7:25 p.m. an assault was reported on Charles Street. Police issued a summons to a 46 year old Wakefield man for assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250.
At 10:13 p.m. a plow reportedly struck a parked car on Columbia Road.
At 11:14 p.m. an individual on Harts Hill Road called about noise coming from the wall. The matter was referred to the Wakefield Housing Authority.
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