Police Log: Resident Complains About Trucks Using Loud Brakes

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Friday, April 18

At 11:29 a.m., a Chestnut Street resident reported that construction trucks are using their Jake brakes while passing his house. The trucks are going to the Railroad Avenue construction site and are causing a disturbance by using the loud brakes, he said. He would like the drivers to stop using their Jake brakes.

At 2:03 p.m., the North Reading Fire Department reported that 45 gallons of fuel were siphoned from Engine 6 while it was stored at the DPW yard.

At 9:42 p.m., police arrested Cassidy A. Bradley, 18, 172 Central St., North Reading, and Madeline A. Martini, 18, 59 Oakdale St., North Reading, and charged them with transporting alcohol under 21 and having an open container of alcohol in the passenger area of a motor vehicle. Police made the arrests after responding to Wren Circle about teens in a parked car.


Saturday, April 19

At 9:12 a.m., a Porter Road resident reported two dogs on her porch. Police contacted the dogs’ owner, who picked up the dogs.


Sunday, April 20

At 12:30 p.m., a Burditt Road resident reported a foxhole in the backyard. An officer helped the person block the hole with a wooden plank.

At 7:42 p.m., an employee at Wendy’s reported that an irate customer swore at employees and then threatened to blow up the drive-thru. Police spoke to the man, who denied he made a threat.

At 8:16 p.m., a Joanne Terrace resident reported a male rang his doorbell and ran away. Police were unable to locate the male.


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