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September 10, 2013




Police received a 10:42 a.m. report that a 1994 Buick Century had gone up on a sidewalk and then struck a wall on Atlantic Avenue. The three people inside refused medical treatment. An officer later sent paperwork to the Registry of Motor Vehicles “requesting a medical evaluation” of the operator, whom police didn’t name.

A West Shore Drive woman reported at 12:13 p.m. that her elderly neighbor with Alzheimer’s disease “keeps slamming the door.” An officer wrote: “She...has left notes asking them not to but she keeps slamming the door.”

A woman at an undisclosed address reported at 1:48 p.m. that “her stalker was back” and that the suspect had balloons. “Activity is on camera,” an officer wrote.

Police were unable to locate a man in his late 40s or early 50s who was reported to be “awkward the way he’s walking and staring at the houses” at Pond and Cowell streets at 2:30 p.m.

Police received a 5:37 p.m. report that a “crazy” woman was yelling obscenities at the front of a house on Heritage Way. “Spoke to both parties involved and will cease to cause problems with one another,” wrote police, but a man called back later saying “she is at it again and he can’t even go out of his house.” The woman subsequently left the area.

A 6:08 p.m. report that there was a large bag “propped up by large rocks” brought police to Tedesco Street, where they determined the bag was full of trash.

The sewer department was notified after a 6:11 p.m. report that keys had been dropped down a storm drain on Central Street and “they got the cover off with a crowbar but can’t get keys.”


Police received a 2:22 a.m. complaint of a loud group of people in a hot tub on Middle Street. “Parties moving inside for the night,” an officer wrote later.

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