Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


July 18, 2013

Police Log


At 2:25 p.m., police were called to Bartlet Street after a caller reported seeing “three kids sitting on the bench smoking out of a bong.” Three officers reported back that the kids “were smoking tobacco out of a hookah.”

At 5:05 p.m., an assault was reported on Chestnut Street.

At 9:46 p.m., police received a report of a car driving on Kathleen Drive “possibly shooting fireworks off from the vehicle.” A similar call involving firecrackers being thrown from a vehicle was reported on Pleasant Street at 10:38 p.m. No suspects were found in either incident.

Saturday, July 13 — At 7:25 a.m., an Osgood Street resident reported a neighbor “landscaping on his property” for the third time. Police spoke with the property owner and reported to the caller that the neighbor “will be removing the grass clippings from the property.”

At 3:39 p.m., a domestic incident was reported on Orchard Crossing.

Sunday, July 14 — At 11:57 a.m., police were called to Railroad Street by a railroad company employee who reported “four girls playing chicken with the train as it was going through Andover.” Police checked the tracks from the Horn Bridge at the end of Central Street to where the tracks pass under Route 28, but didn’t find anyone on the tracks.


Tuesday, July 9 — At 9:49 a.m., an accident was reported on Beacon Street. One car was towed from the scene.

Thursday, July 11 — At 11:28 a.m., a crash with personal injury was reported on Frontage Road. A car was towed.

At 7:57 p.m., a crash with personal injury was reported on Central Street. Two cars were towed.

Friday, July 12 — At 11:24 a.m., a crash involving a bicycle was reported on Osgood Street. One person was taken from the scene to an area hospital.

At 3:54 p.m., a hit-and-run crash was reported on Main Street.

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