Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service between Friday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 23.
On Friday, Sept. 21 at 9:16 a.m., a woman reported that several weeks ago, her daughter was delivering newspapers around Spring Street when a white male in his 30s driving a red sports car drove up and asked where she was going. The girl reportedly ran off and the driver left in an unknown direction.
At 12:31 p.m., a man told police that two men doing tree work on Old Nahant Road were possibly connected to previous tree scams and attempted break-ins. The two men identified themselves as proprietors of a Maine-based masonry company.
At 1:58 p.m., police were informed of a man sleeping on the front lawn of the library. An officer sent him on his way.
At 4:37 p.m., a caller reported that some juveniles had set up a bike jumping ramp in front of the library. An officer sent the group on their way and the ramp was taken because nobody took ownership of it.
At 5:51 p.m., a group of youths were sent on their way after causing a disturbance on Main Street.
At 6:48 p.m., a caller reported a hit and run accident in the Walgreen’s parking lot on Main Street. The matter is under investigation.
At 7:23 p.m., Wakefield notified Saugus Police of an erratic operator as it traveled near Nahant Street toward that town.
At 8:40 p.m., a caller on Elm Square reported a group of youths causing a disturbance in her neighborhood. Police arrested three juveniles for possession of liquor and also charged one with possession of an ounce or less of marijuana.
At 9:04 p.m., an accident was reported at Prospect Street and North Ave. A caller reported a dark SUV struck a light pole and drove off. The vehicle was found on Lothrup Road in Reading. Police issued a summons to an 18 year old Reading man for leaving the scene of property damage.
At 9:09 p.m., a caller reported that a white Jeep was parked near his home on Spaulding Street and that some youths appeared to be mixing drinks inside of it.
At 9:41 p.m., police took a report of bank fraud.
At 10:01 p.m., police sent a carload of youths on their way from Spaulding Street.
On Saturday, Sept. 22 at 6:45 a.m., a minor accident was reported at North Ave. and Albion Street.
At 10:10 a.m., a custodian reported a bench was vandalized on Main Street.
At 10:26 a.m., a caller reported suspicious contractors working at a neighbor’s house on Eunice Circle. They turned out to be legitimate.
At 12:33 p.m., police took a call about men going door to door on Bartley Street. They were gone on arrival.
At 2:29 p.m., a caller reported the driver of a red car on Cedar Street was possibly passed out. The vehicle was gone on arrival.
At 8:29 p.m., police were informed of youths drinking near the playground. A male and female were located and picked up by parents.
At 9:32 p.m., a group of about 30 youths were reportedly sent on their way from J.J. Round.
At 9:56 p.m., police took a walk-in request for an officer regarding an incident at the Clarion Hotel on North Ave.
On Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1:26 a.m., police issued a summons to a 25 year old Melrose woman for operating with a suspended/revoked license.
At 4:57 p.m., police took calls from a gas station and then from a jogger in town about a dark colored Toyota Corolla with 4-5 males who had either thrown or shot something at them on North Ave.
At 6:12 p.m., multiple calls came in about a motorcycle accident. Two individuals were transported to Lahey Clinic in Burlington. The motorcycle was reportedly traveling South on Main Street approaching Cooper Street when a Ford Focus pulled out of Cooper Street and made a left onto Main Street, resulting in the collision. The two motorcycle occupants, a man and a woman, had non-life threatening injuries, according to Wakefield Police.
At 7:19 p.m., a BOLO was put out for a vehicle registered to a Wakefield individual that was seen operating erratically after leaving the Macaroni Grill in Reading.