Wakefield Police Log for Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Wakefield Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Featured item: A resident of Evergreen Street reported that more than $4,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from her home over the last few weeks. The victim said she had been doing remodeling on her home, and starting on April 3rd, she began to notice jewelry was missing. Reported stolen was a diamond ring worth $1000, diamond earrings worth $1500 and a diamond necklace worth $2,000. Police reporting finding no sign of forced entry into the home.
11:36 p.m. - A candidate reported that some of his campaign signs have been stolen off of peoples lawns, and recovered in the area of Preston Street.
12:58 p.m. - An Everett man will be summoned to court for an alleged hit-and-run accident that occured in Wakefield yesterday. A victim reported to police that she was driving on Prospect Street when a white van came out of Emerson Street and struck her vehicle as it crossed her lane, then sped off without stopping. Police were able to locate a car with the license plate numbers the victim provided in a driveway on North Emerson Street. Police determined the person they believed to be the driver of the car did not have a valid license. The Everett man will be summoned to Malden District Court for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, an improper left turn, and leaving the scene of propety damage.
1:30 p.m. - Staff at the Northeast Metro Technical Vocational School reported that more than $2,000 worth of copper had been stolen from the school's plumbing classroom. Reported stolen was some half-inch copper piping, half-inch copper tubing, and copper adapters. Police detected no signs of forced entry.
8:25 p.m. - A female reported to police that a male followed her as she ran the lake and took photos of her, then fled the area when he was noticed. The victim said the man appeared to be in his late 20s, heavy set, balding, wearing a pink button-down shirt and driving a gray Saab with New Hampshire plates. However, police were unable to locate anyone matching the description in the area.
11:11 p.m. - A resident of Flanders Lane reported that her son had left their home several hours ago after an argument, and had not yet returned home. Wakefield Police put out a "be on the lookout" call to neighboring police departments. The man was later located in Stoneham and returned to Wakefield.
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