Athol Police Logs: March 12 to March 19

Published: 03-28-2024 5:00 PM


Tuesday, March 12

6:45 p.m. - Male party into the lobby regarding a shop vac he lent to someone and they are refusing to give it back. Party was advised of his options. Attempted to contact involved party, negative contact, a voicemail was left.

9:57 p.m. - Suspicious activity reported on Crescent Street. Male party reporting two men carrying an iPad came into his apartment complex Monday evening and were knocking on doors. They stated they were from National Grid and asked for his electric bill and his SSN.

Wednesday, March 13

10:29 a.m. - Arrested Steven Michael Cote, 27 of South Main Street in Athol on a warrant.

12:38 p.m. - Caller from Daniel Shays Highway reporting that her car has been keyed. Female party had a scratch on her front bumper around 18 inches long that is believed to be from someone keying her car.

12:59 p.m. - Caller would like to speak to an officer about the neighbors on Beacon Street that are parking in the street and blocking the trash trucks from being able to take the trash.

1:20 p.m. - Multiple callers are reporting a person in front of the post office in his underwear. Male party was working out on his property in his underwear, he was asked to put on a shirt, which he did.

1:31 p.m. - Caller would like to speak to an officer about someone who is swapping plates on vehicles. Caller reporting they believe the neighbors are swapping plates on vehicles. Caller stated they would call if the vehicles leave the driveway.

Thursday, March 14

10:12 a.m. - Male party reporting a suspicious vehicle circling the block on Walnut Street and seems to be getting closer and closer to the kids playing in the park. Male party was playing “Pokemon Go.” Party was advised of complaint.

Friday, March 15

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2:29 p.m. - 911 misdial. Female party stating her partner asked her if she even knew how to dial 911, so she dialed it. Female did say she did not need police or fire. Officer heading to address to confirm. Female party was changing the password on her phone and wanted to prove a point to her husband that she knew how to dial 911. She was advised not to call 911 unless it is an emergency.

Saturday, March 16

8:26 a.m. - Female party stating her ex-boyfriend was calling/texting her all night from ‘No Caller ID’ numbers and is unable to block him. She also stated there are handfuls of screws and nails thrown in her parent’s driveway and she is certain it was him. Spoke to the female party and advised her of her 209A options. She was referred to her local police department if any issues happen in her town.

Tuesday, March 19

9:20 a.m. - Party requesting follow-up about an issue with a cell phone that his ex-girlfriend is keeping from him. Spoke to the male party on the phone. Male party explained that he already mentioned wanting his phone back in court and she was supposed to bring it to a hearing, but did not. Advised to contact the court.

4:52 p.m. - Two car motor vehicle accident on Main Street with unknown injuries involving a 2016 Honda Accord and a 2012 Chevy Impala. Chevy rear ended Honda causing minimal damage. Damage was under $1,000 and the operator of the Chevy was issued citation for following too closely.