Montague Police Logs: April 8 to April 14, 2024

Published: 04-20-2024 2:07 PM

Monday, April 8

9 a.m. — Reporting party states he was making a delivery to 38 Industrial Drive and while leaving, some type of road rage incident occurred. Caller states he was thrown against his trailer by a large male in a black Ford pickup truck. Reporting party left the scene but thinks the truck may be following him on Interstate 91 southbound. Caller states he does not need medical attention.

Tuesday, April 9

4:49 p.m. — Firearm theft reported on Wendell Road. Reporting party states he just flew back from Florida, but before he went, he had a gun in his car that was under the rear passenger seat. The gun is now gone. Officers advised. Vehicle was parked in Connecticut while the reporting party was in Florida. Gun was entered into the National Crime Information Center as stolen.

8:07 p.m. — Caller from Fifth Street states she noticed yesterday that her car was vandalized, Mirror was ripped off and is hanging on by a wire. She believes it was done intentionally by the upstairs neighbor and that they were mad at her for previously calling the police on them. Officer advised.

Wednesday, April 10

7:33 a.m. — Caller from Franklin County Technical School advises they had two cows go missing overnight. Requesting officers check the area. Cows were located. Attempting to get the cows back into the pen.

11:35 a.m. — Walk-in to the station reports his rear license plate was stolen. Officer advised.

10:34 p.m. — Caller on Third Street states she heard a loud bang and then what sounded like people running on the roof. Nothing found.

Thursday, April 11

8:46 a.m. — Department of Public Works is advising that all winter, and now again with street sweeping, there is a gray Dodge pickup that is parked in the area, with no plates on it, that doesn’t move. It seems like there has been someone living in it. Officer advised. Vehicle is parked on the tree belt on 12th Street. Two occupants were in the vehicle. They were advised of the complaint and were given a day to either tow the vehicle or move it to private property.

2:36 p.m. — Husband and wife on Taylor Hill Road state they received a call from an anonymous phone number stating they won $18.5 million and a new Mercedes, and they gave the caller their home address. Caller requested the couple go to CVS and get two Visa giftcards worth $500 each. They are agreeable to this but called police to make sure this is real. Parties were advised they are being scammed. Parties say they understand and state they will ignore future calls. Female later called back stating her husband is on the phone again and she wants police to talk to the possible scammer through the phone lines. Female was advised this is not an option, and that they should hang up and not engage with the scammer again.

Friday, April 12

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5:52 p.m. — Reporting party states there are construction vehicles on the side of Montague City Road and there is no warning. Caller is concerned with the speed of the road someone might come around the corner and hit one of the trucks. Referred to an officer.

Saturday, April 13

6:51 p.m. — A DoorDash driver in the area of Hatchery Road states a gray truck was following him. Truck waited for him at Rau’s Sunoco Service when he pulled into the Montague Bookmill. Caller states the truck followed him to Hatchery Road before turning around and heading back toward the Montague Center area. No plate number, make or model provided. Officer advised.

Sunday, April 14

11:30 a.m. — Employee from Walgreens on Avenue A reports a male party is harassing customers outside the store. He is sitting under their “No soliciting” sign. Male party was moved along and caller was advised of options.

12:03 p.m. — Reporting party states that a man almost hit him while he was walking. Male was driving a motorized scooter. The two individuals are now arguing in the alley on Fifth Street.

12:17 p.m. — Caller on Fourth Street reports seeing a suspicious male party who drove up in a car, put on rubber gloves and is talking on the phone behind a dumpster. Area checked, no one found.

10:31 p.m. — Reporting party from Randall Road states there is a white car with an illegal exhaust that drives by too quickly every two hours. Sports car, no other description or plate number. Last time it drove by was 9:40 p.m. Officers advised. Caller would like an officer to sit in the area from 5 to 9 p.m. daily, but was told that’s not possible at this time.