Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Thursday, October 25, 2012.
At 8:48 a.m., a caller reported that some metal was stolen during the night from a property on Winship Drive.
At 10:20 a.m., a woman reported that a man in a pickup truck had followed her near Lafayette Street. The vehicle was described as a large black Ford pickup, while the drive was described as a white male in his 40s or 50s with glasses and a green sweat shirt. The woman reported that the man had watched her get into her car after she finished jogging, and then followed her around the area.
At 11:05 a.m., a caller reported that there was a vehicle parked on Quannapowitt Parkway with a dog that had been in it for at least three hours. Police found the dog to be in no distress and contacted the owner.
At 2:41 p.m., police and rescue personnel were dispatched to Humphrey Street for an initial report of a car that had struck a house. However Wakefield Police reported in a followup email that the car did not strike a house. Apparently a woman in her 70s was driving and swerved to avoid a squirrel. She reportedly went through a plastic fence, and then through a wooden fence, before coming to a stop against a retaining wall in an adjoining yard.
At 6:34 p.m., a minor accident was reported at Main Street and Richardson Street.
At 8:50 p.m., a caller reported a woman possibly yelling for help near Water Street and Delcarmine Street. It turned out to be a verbal argument between a man and a woman.