Police responded to these and other calls for service on Tuesday, September 24,
At 7:37 a.m. a minor accident was reported near Main Street and Chestnut
At 8:52 a.m. a smoldering fire was reported in the woods near JJ Round Park.
The fire department handled it.
At 10:29 a.m. a woman called to report that she had stapled her hand and was
unable to remove the staple. EMS and fire personnel were notified.
At 11:06 a.m. a minor accident was reported near Main Street and Princess
Street. At 11:10 a.m. a Morningside Road resident reported a parked vehicle was
struck in front of the house, possibly by a neighbor. The neighbor denied
At 11:15 a.m. an individual reportedly fell down some stairs on North Ave. and
was transported to a nearby hospital.
At 11:43 a.m. an accident was reported on Turnbull Ave.
At 3:32 p.m. illegal trash dumping was reported on New Salem Street. Police recovered
a mailing address in the boxes of trash and intended to attempt to contact the
At 4:13 p.m. a suspicious male was
reportedly attempting to steal bicycles at the BMX park on Tyler’s Lane.
At 6:13 p.m. a Ford pickup truck was reportedly operating erratically on Water
Street. The operator checked out OK.
At 6:40 p.m. a caller reported an individual stole some copper wire, and
provided a license plate number to police. Further investigation found that the
wire was taken from the sidewalk next to some trash barrels and was apparently
mistaken for trash. No charges were filed.
At 10:22 p.m the K9 unit responded to Green Street for a vehicle narcotics
search. No drugs were reported found.
At 2:09 a.m. on Wednesday, September 25 police were called to do a well being
check on Chestnut Street and ended up issuing a summons to a 39 year old
Wakefield man for possession of an electric stun gun.
At 6:27 a.m. a motorcycle accident was reported near Prospect Street and Cedar
Street. The operator was transported to a nearby hospital.