The following is a look at some of the calls handled by the North Reading Police Department from Friday through Sunday. The information is open to the public.
Monday, Sept. 9
At 7:41 a.m., police responded to Elm Street and MacIntyre Drive concerning a two-car accident involving a US mail truck. Police found one driver had brake problems, which caused the crash. The mail vehicle was towed. There were no reported inquiries.
At 8:05 a.m., police responded to Main and Park streets about a two-car motor vehicle accident. One driver was summonsed to court for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. There were no reported injuries.
At 8:10 a.m., a Main Street property manager reported someone stole scrap metal. Police are investigating.
At 11:31 a.m., a Shady Hill Drive resident reported a stolen bicycle. Police took a report.
At 4:20 p.m., police received a call about vandalism to a motor vehicle at the middle school. A tire was slashed and sugar was dumped into the gas tank. Police took a report.
At 5:59 p.m., Walmart reported a shoplifter. Police summonsed an Andover man to court for larceny more than $250.
Tuesday, Sept. 10
At 8:51 p.m., a North Reading resident reported “an incident” on a dating website and wanted to speak to an officer.
Wednesday, Sept. 11
At 8:31 a.m., a Parsonage Lane resident called police about missing prescription medication.
Thursday, Sept. 12
At 11:10 a.m., a Linwood Avenue resident called police after a construction vehicle reportedly damaged the street. Police spoke to the company and will issue a citation for the damage.
At 6:20 p.m., a juvenile reported being the victim of assault and battery at Ipswich River Park skatepark. Police are investigating.
For questions about this blotter, email firstname.lastname@example.org.