Police Log: Tractor-Trailer Takes Down Pole, Wires on Lowell Road

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

Tuesday, Jan. 21

At 3:20 p.m., police summonsed a 42-year-old North Reading man to court for operating a motor vehicle after his license was suspended. Police pulled over the man at North and Main streets.


Wednesday, Jan. 22

At 11:44 a.m., police responded to North and Main streets after a motor vehicle accident. Both vehicles were towed. No one was transported to the hospital.

At 12:41 p.m., police received a call after a Chestnut Street resident received a call saying that she won $180,000, but needed to send $4,000 for a processing fee. The woman told the scammer that she didn’t want the money and hung up.

At 5:33 p.m., police responded to Haverhill Street after a motorist struck a deer. There were no damages to the car and the deer fled the scene.


Thursday, Jan. 23

At 11:11 a.m., police received a call about a man urinating outside his vehicle at Walmart. An officer spoke to the man, who was remorseful for his actions. Police warned that they could summons him to court for urinating in public.

At 1:18 p.m., police received a call from Main Street after a woman mistakenly left her wallet on her vehicle and drove away. She told police she couldn’t find her wallet and asked she be notified if it is found.

At 2:40 p.m., a Park Street resident reported receiving an IRS scam call. The caller tried to get the resident’s personal information.

At 10:56 p.m., police responded to Lowell Road and Shirley Avenue after a tractor-trailer took down a pole, causing wires to fall onto the street. Police set up detours and notified the Fire Department and Reading Municipal Light Department. 


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