Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for
service between Friday, January 17 and Sunday, January 19, 2014.
On Friday, January 17 at 10:44 a.m., Wakefield assisted State Police and Gloucester Police with an investigation.
At 12:44 p.m. an accident was reported near Sugar Hill Lane.
At 1:33 p.m. a Brook Street resident reported damage done to his lawn. It turned out to be accidental by a newspaper delivery person and the matter was resolved.
At 3 p.m. police were informed of a woman down on the ground on Albion Street. She was taken to a nearby hospital.
At 3:10 p.m. an accident was reported on Water Street.
At 4:33 p.m. a caller reported a suspicious man in a small black car on Water Street who was going into some bushes behind a business. He turned out to be cleaning his car.
At 7:14 p.m. an altercation between two men was reported on Chestnut Street. The matter was resolved, one was transported to a nearby hospital.
At 7:37 p.m. an older white Cadillac was reported speeding on Stoney Hill Lane. It was gone on arrival.
At 10:53 p.m. a caller on Alyssa Drive reported a person in the woods with a large light. It turned out to be a neighbor who claimed to be trying to scare away deer.
On Saturday, January 18 at 1:13 a.m. a noise complaint came in from Salem Street.
At 6:08 a.m. State Police took a woman into custody who had apparently passed out in her car at an intersection near 128 North.
At 9:22 a.m. the fire department responded to Audubon Road after a caller reported that a loud bang had just occurred in the boiler room and that the fire alarms were going off.
At 10:21 a.m. a caller reported a possible domestic dispute in a vehicle headed toward Saugus. Police in that town were informed.
At 12:46 p.m. a minor accident was reported near Converse Street and Dell Ave.
At 12:57 p.m. a woman reported that a white male with a scali cap, a fat face and green eyes had driven past her on the wrong side of the road at a high rate of speed in a gold sedan, almost running her off the road. He was not located.
At 1:01 p.m. a car was reported off the road on Melvin Street. No citations were issued and the vehicle was towed.
At 1:22 p.m. a vehicle slid off the road on Richardson Street, with only very minor damage.
At 2:11 p.m. several cars were reported stuck on a hill near Farm Street and Rivers Lane due to icy conditions.
At 3:18 p.m. an accident was reported on Harrison Ave.
At 4:12 p.m. a caller on Water Street that a group of youths appeared to be having some sort of meeting with an older male. The group was apparently just taking shelter from the weather.
At 5:21 p.m. a clerk at a Vernon Street business reported a problem with a customer. Police advised the individual not to return.
At 5:42 p.m. a downed stop sign was reported at Chestnut Street and Prospect Street.
At 10:10 p.m. a clerk at the Subway in the Irving Station on Salem Street reported being assaulted by a customer because the place had closed. The culprit fled in a gray sedan, possibly a Mercury Marquis. The caller reportedly did not wish to pursue further action, and the police report noted that video of the incident had not been immediately available.
At 10:13 p.m. police responded to a domestic argument on a porch on Lee Street.
At 10:30 p.m. a caller reported a possible fight between two groups of males in their 20s on Main Street. Police found all quiet on arrival and spoke with the group.
At 11:17 p.m. the fire department responded to Main Street for fire alarms going off in a building with an odor of smoke.
At 11:26 p.m. Peabody Police requested assistance with a BOLO alert involving a car containing a possible kidnapping victim. Wakefield Police located the vehicle in the McDonald’s parking lot on Main Street. Wakefield Police arrested Kyle Robert Colantuoni, 25, 152 Beech Ave., Melrose, and charged him in a courtesy booking for the Peabody Police with kidnapping. The vehicle was towed back to Peabody and Peabody Police were reportedly interviewing the victim soon after. For more about this incident, read the complete story on Peabody Patch.
At 4:40 a.m. a town sign was found damaged at Main Street and Bryant Street.
Around noon, a couple of vehicles were towed for interfering with snow removal.
At 6:53 p.m. a man requested a well-being check for a family member. Police later arrested Michael J. Sanborn, 51, 2 County Road, Wakefield, and charged him with assault and battery – domestic.
At 9:17 p.m. an unwanted guest was given a verbal no-trespass order on Hidden Place.
At 11:38 p.m. a caller reported the yard’s motion light kept turning on. Police determined that the matter was caused by an animal.