Montague Police Logs: Aug. 19 to Aug. 23, 2022

Published: 8/29/2022 3:27:56 PM
Modified: 8/29/2022 3:27:43 PM
Friday, Aug. 19

8:16 p.m. — Caller at Unity Park reports she was recording a man who was allowing a small child on a skateboard and she didn’t feel it was safe. They got into an argument, he put his hands on her and then she put her hands on him. After police spoke with all involved parties and watched the video, the caller was found to be the aggressor. Man declined to press charges.

10:57 p.m. — Caller across from 50 Greenfield Road reports a transformer blew and sparks caused the ground to catch fire.

Saturday, Aug. 20

9:24 a.m. — Caller from Fourth Street reports a woman undressing in the street. Unable to locate.

9:02 p.m. — Caller from Lake Pleasant Road reports hearing three gunshots. Police found the area to be quiet.

Sunday, Aug. 21

3:56 p.m. — Caller from Marshall Street reports his pistol may have been stolen. He said it might also have been misplaced and would continue to look for it, but wanted to report it as soon as possible. He filled out a statement form and the gun was entered into the National Crime Information Center database.

6:41 p.m. — Caller from L Street has a raccoon that has been on her back deck all day, bringing vegetables from her garden and just laying around. She reported spraying it with water and Listerine to get it to move, but it continued to lay on the deck. She said she tried a couple numbers for animal control and had not gotten a return call. She was unsure what to do next, but was afraid that the raccoon wasn’t acting normal.

Monday, Aug. 22

3:11 p.m. — Caller from the canal bridge reports a van broken down in the middle of the bridge. A tow was requested, but was canceled when the driver started the vehicle and got it off the bridge.

7:17 p.m. — Caller from Energy Park in Greenfield reports taking a small kitten from the park near the train tracks, was unsure what to do with it. Caller said he thought there was some other meowing, but he couldn’t find any other cats at the time. Contact was made with Greenfield, who did not have any report of a missing cat. Caller was advised to contact animal control in the morning.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

1:01 a.m. — Police spoke with a party standing in the road between L Street and 11th Street.

12:14 p.m. — Employee from Food City requesting an officer review surveillance footage of a recent shoplifting. While responding, police saw a woman matching the description with the item that was stolen at Peskeomskut Park. Suspect was identified and she admitted to shoplifting.


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