Montague Police Logs: Aug. 11 to Aug. 13, 2022

Published: 8/19/2022 4:23:22 PM
Thursday, Aug. 11

9:34 a.m. — Owner of the Millers Falls Laundry Co. on East Main Street reports the washing machines were vandalized overnight. Owner called back, advising he reviewed video surveillance footage and can identify the person who did it.

10:50 a.m. — Caller states that a young man let himself into her screened-in porch and when she opened the door, he spoke in a very pushy manner. He reportedly then walked past her and sat at her kitchen table. She asked him to leave and he did without incident, but she felt uncomfortable. Officers located the man at 7 Randall Wood. He has a permit from Montague. He was advised of the complaint.

10:22 p.m. — Officer conducting a traffic stop on First Street. Officer advised the vehicle ran a stop sign, and driver jumped out and went into the passenger seat.

Friday, Aug. 12

12:43 a.m. — Officer conducting a traffic stop on Millers Falls Road. Officer advises the involved vehicle is an unregistered moped. Tow requested and operator placed under arrest.

1:05 a.m. — Officer advises he was almost struck by a vehicle on Millers Falls Road while assisting in a traffic stop. Vehicle was a red SUV, with a possible roof rack on top. Vehicle was last seen traveling toward Cross Street.

8:42 a.m. — Caller on Federal Street reports she found a gun in her mailbox. Unknown if it’s real or fake. Determined to be an Airsoft gun.

1:37 p.m. — Caller on Randall Road was made very uncomfortable by a male solicitor earlier today. He was overly pushy and was pushing his way into her home. Officers checking the area. This is the second complaint in two days of this kind of behavior. Officer suggests a permit review.

10:07 p.m. — Officer conducting a traffic stop at the one-way hill section of Fifth Street. Officer advises the vehicle, an Acura, has license plates that come back to a Mazda. Tow requested.

Saturday, Aug. 13

2:19 p.m. — Caller reports people letting their dogs run loose in Unity Park.

7 p.m. — Caller at The Country Creemee on Avenue A reports four parties, two male and two female, about to fight. Yelling at each other, believed it had turned physical. Fight reported to be over $20. All parties dispersed upon officer’s arrival.

9:39 p.m. — Caller on Oakman Street calling about very loud music, like a band, in the area, stating it’s shaking her windows. Second caller reports a possible band playing at the old Stewart’s Nursery that is loud. Officer spoke to the parties involved in the band; they are shutting down for the night.


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