Police Log: Resident Reports Expensive Diamond Ring Missing

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

Tuesday, Jan. 14

At 12:54 a.m., a Burroughs Road resident called police after his tires were slashed. Police took a report.

At 6:36 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Main Street. One man was injured. Firefighters treated the man at the scene, but he declined transportation to a hospital.

At 2:38 p.m., a North Reading resident reported that a diamond ring was missing from a drawer. The ring is valued at $13,000. Police took a report.

At 2:51 p.m., an employee at a Lowell Road business called police after a man became angry and swore at employees. He also pulled his car up to the front of the business and gave employees the finger.


Wednesday, Jan. 15

At 8:53 a.m., police received a call from Park Street after a motorist reportedly passed a stopped school bus and nearly struck a woman and her child. The vehicle proceeded into Reading. North Reading Police notified Reading Police.

At 11:49 a.m., a North Reading resident reported a Medical Alert phone scam. The automated call tried to get the man’s personal information. Police said the call is part of a nationwide scam.

At 12:30 p.m., police summonsed a 49-year-old North Reading man and charged her with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (table), threat to commit crime (murder), witness intimidation and attempted murder (strangulation). Police responded to Lowell Road concerning a person not seen in three days. Officers found the person in an apartment and she needed to be taken to an area hospital because of injuries sustained during a domestic dispute. Police summonsed the North Reading man, who was not at the scene, to court on the above charges.


Thursday, Jan. 16

At 3:53 p.m., a Winter Street resident reported that a stone wall was damaged. It may have been caused by a motor vehicle.

At 4:50 p.m., a Forest Street resident reported that a large truck pulled into his driveway and caused about $1,000 worth of damage. Police found an area about three feet by four feet needed to be replaced because of the damage.

At 6:35 p.m., police responded to Haverhill Street and Railroad Avenue after a deer was struck and killed. The driver of the vehicle said she would take the dead animal. 


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