Montague Police Logs: May 15 to June 8, 2020

Published: 7/2/2020 5:13:20 PM
Modified: 7/2/2020 5:13:10 PM
Montague, May 15

7:51 p.m. — Caller reporting a possible lightning strike has started four small fires in his front yard. Montague Center Fire Department toned out. Sgt. James Deery advising pole and wires down, sparking. Eversource requested.

Montague, May 16

12:01 p.m. — Multiple calls reporting a bear or possibly bear cub on Vladish/Coolidge/Nadeau avenues. One caller reports children playing in the area. Located bears at Chester Street and Millers Falls Road, crossed toward riverbank.

Montague, May 17

4:19 p.m. — Reporting party found multiple small Ziploc bags on his property that he believes are drug related and is outside the station wanting to drop them off. Officer Jacob Lapean advised; retrieved bags.

Montague, May 19

5 a.m. — Caller reports the three bears are in his oak tree. Officer Cody Wells advised. Wells in the area, states bears are in the tree. Will stay in area in case anyone is walking their dogs, but the bears don’t appear to want to come down.

Montague, May 22

Officer Jacob Lapean flagged down by someone reporting illegal dumping inside Springdale Cemetery on Turnpike Road. A large box of old Christmas decorations located down the dirt road on the Oakman Street entrance, right-hand side. Message left for DPW to pick it up.

Montague, May 23

2:27 p.m. — Reporting party found drug paraphernalia on his property on Randall Road.

Montague, June 1

4:31 p.m. — Caller reporting two to three teenage boys on roof of Hillcrest Elementary School. States this is an ongoing issue. Officer Michael Sevene advised. Sevene reports the parties have been moved along, they were sitting on the lower roof on the playground side off of Griswold Street.

Montague, June 7

7:30 p.m. — Caller rescued a baby bunny from a cat and believes its back legs/hips are injured. Made contact with animal control officer. Will pick up the rabbit in the morning.

Montague, June 8

4:45 p.m. — Caller states that after his mother was transported to the hospital, her debit card went missing and charges were made on it.

6:55 p.m. — Caller states someone went into the back of his pickup truck and stole a cordless drill and a socket set from the tool box. Caller to email Sgt. James Deery about the missing items.


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