Police Log: Reading Man Charged With Drunk Driving for Third Time

The following information was supplied by the North Reading police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Thursday, Nov. 28

At 1:21 a.m., police placed two intoxicated 21-year-old North Reading men into protective custody. Police responded to Kitty’s about a disturbance and put the men into protective custody. They were released to their fathers.

At 7:02 p.m., a resident reported receiving a threatening phone call from an unknown person. The caller said the woman owed him money because of an alleged car accident that day. She hung up on the caller. The woman gave police the caller’s phone number and they tried to contact him.


Friday, Nov. 29

At 6:19 a.m., a Walmart employee called police about a shoplifting. The store issued a no trespass order to the alleged shoplifter.

At 7:24 a.m., police received a call about a coyote in a Main Street parking lot. The animal left before police arrived.

At 10:40 a.m., a motorist reported striking a deer at Park and Concord streets the previous night. The woman was not injured. Her vehicle suffered front-end damage.

At 10:47 a.m., a resident reported a phone scammer called her and asked her for personal information. The caller said he was from the Social Security Administration. She hung up on the caller and notified police. Police found that the number used by the caller is one that has been connected to various scams.

At 2:16 p.m., police arrested Daniel C. True, 46, 22 Chapin Ave., Reading, and charged him with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (third offense). Police responded to Main Street about an alleged intoxicated driver of a bucket truck. Police arrested True.

At 10:10 p.m., a motorist reported a deer was struck on Haverhill Street. Police put down the injured animal.


Saturday, Nov. 30

At 10:50 p.m., a Kings Row Street resident reported his house was egged.

At 11:39 p.m., police summonsed a North Reading man for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and speeding. Police pulled over the man on Strawberry Lane.


Sunday, Dec. 1

At 11:21 a.m., a Greenbriar Drive resident called police after someone attempted to steal his car. 


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