Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

May 16, 2013

Police Log

Compiled by Dustin Luca
The Andover Townsman

---- — The following items were recorded in the Andover police logs from Tuesday, May 7 to Monday, May 13:


Saturday, May 11 — At 1:54 a.m., Caroline Glancy, 18, 24 Phillips St., Andover, was arrested at her home and charged with three counts of assault and battery on a household member.

Sunday, May 12 — At 5:03 a.m., Jamiel Williams, 22, 37R Pickering St., Danvers, was arrested on River Road and charged on two warrants.


Tuesday, May 7 — At 7:54 p.m., a checkbook and credit card were reported stolen on Whittier Court.

Thursday, May 9 — At 7:49 a.m., a theft from two motor vehicles was reported on Paulornette Circle.

Friday, May 10 — At 10:43 a.m., a theft from a motor vehicle was reported on Trumpeters Lane. A similar incident was reported on Woodhaven Drive at 11:10 a.m. Then, at 11:34 a.m., another vehicle break was reported on Swan Lane.

Sunday, May 12 — At 6:18 a.m., a theft from a motor vehicle was reported on Somerset Drive.

Monday, May 13 — At 8:26 a.m., a theft from a trailer was reported on Noel Road.

At 9:45 a.m., tires were reported stolen from a vehicle on Bullfinch Drive.


Saturday, May 11 — Motor vehicle reported stolen from Railroad Street at 11:03 a.m.


Tuesday, May 7 — At 11:04 a.m., a Sunset Rock Road resident reported a coyote in the yard and said she was concerned because she has a 3-year-old child who plays on the property. The responding police officer offered some advice.

Wednesday, May 8 — At 1:19 a.m., a cab driver on North Main Street reported a passenger “refused to wake up” at the end of a cab ride. The passenger was taken home.

At 9:41 a.m., an assault was reported on Bartlet Street.

At 9:45 a.m., an Oriole Drive resident reported a “for sale” sign belonging to the house next door was on his property. The caller “would just like the sign removed.”

At 12:46 p.m., a caller on Park Street reported her husband and several people were waiting outside a store displaying a note “saying it would re-open at noon.” The caller was concerned because the owners are prompt in opening on time and they were not getting any answers.

At 3:38 p.m., vandalism was reported on Vine Street.

At 5:58 p.m., a domestic incident was reported on Lowell Street.

Thursday, May 9 — At 7:50 a.m., fraud by debit card was reported on Elm Street.

At 4:10 p.m., fraud by an ATM account was reported on Elm Street.

At 11:08 p.m., a vehicle was reported to have “struck trash cans on Fosson Way and is in the middle of the road.” Police determined the car rolled out of a nearby driveway.

Friday, May 10 — At 7:44 a.m., a male was reported carrying what was thought to be a rifle out of a house on Morton Street. Police investigated and found a man matching the description who was “bringing cleaning equipment such as brooms and mops to his car, but not firearms.”

At 1:36 p.m., a theft involving fraud, by means of paying for unrendered services, was reported on Summer Street.

At 2:51 p.m., a domestic incident was reported on River Road.

At 4:15 p.m., police were called to Shawsheen Road after a youth sports coach reported “a male in the woods in a blue polo, but completely nude from the waist down, watching (the athletes).” The man was described as bald and in his 40s, and was last seen running into the woods.

At 9:16 p.m., police were called to Central Street for a noise complaint at St. Augustine School. An officer on the scene reported that the seventh- and eighth-grade dance would be ending at 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 11 — At 7:59 a.m., a caller on Route 125 in the area of Route 28 contacted police because of a “male on the side of the road” who was “picking up ducklings.” The caller also noted that the man was impeding traffic. Police checked the entire length of Route 125 but didn’t find the man.

At 11:01 a.m., a domestic incident was reported on Interstate 93 in the area of Route 133.

At 9:31 p.m., police were called to Burton Farm Drive on a report of “what sounded like a man and woman yelling at each other,” with “one saying get out and the other saying no.” Police found “kids in a pool.”

Sunday, May 12 — At 12:09 a.m., police were called to Basswood Lane on a report of “someone driving around the area announcing on a bullhorn they are the Andover police.” Police couldn’t locate the vehicle.

At 9:08 a.m., police were called to Rattlesnake Hill Road on a report that someone broke into a house and “rearranged plants and placed dyes in his washing machine.” The caller was advised to come down to the station and fill out a form, but the caller “became agitated” and “stated he was done and will go to the attorney general.” The incident was categorized as a “disturbed person.”

At 11:03 a.m., a domestic incident was reported on Lowell Street.

At 4:03 p.m., a domestic incident was reported on College Circle.

At 11:08 p.m., a caller reported that “she has a baby squirrel in her bathroom and needs help.”

Monday, May 13 — At 12:54 p.m., a Morton Street resident reported a case of identity fraud.

At 2:42 p.m., a Whittier Street resident reported “a large raccoon that chased a woman down the road.” The caller “was concerned because the bus is about to drop off students in the area.” Police couldn’t find the animal.

At 4:32 p.m., a Dufton Road residence reported “a suspicious male who was knocking on the door asking to test the light switches in the house.”


Tuesday, May 7 — At 12:25 p.m., a one-car crash involving a car into a tree was reported on Osgood Street. The car was towed from the scene.

Wednesday, May 8 — At 1:57 p.m., a one-car crash was reported on Rattlesnake Hill Road. The car was towed from the scene.

Thursday, May 9 — At 11:59 a.m., a hit-and-run crash was reported on Central Street.

At 7:50 p.m., a hit-and-run crash was reported on Elm Street.