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Police Log: North Reading Couple Charged After Leaving Children Alone

Police Log: North Reading Couple Charged After Leaving Children Alone

Friday, May 23

At 5:49 p.m., police summonsed a 34-year-old North Reading resident and 47-year-old North Reading resident to court and charged them with wanton or reckless behavior creating a risk of serious bodily injury to a child. Police summonsed the residents after a report of parents leaving two children under the age of 8 alone in an apartment. Police referred the matter to the state Department of Children and Families.

 

Saturday, May 24

At 11:05 a.m., police responded to Walmart after a road rage incident that resulted in vandalism and threats. Walmart planned to review surveillance system to see if a suspect can be identified.

 

Sunday, May 25

At 11:52 a.m., a North Reading resident reported receiving harassing text messages. Police saw the messages and found they were not harassing or threatening. An officer called the man who sent the messages, who agreed to stop contacting the North Reading resident.

 

Monday, May 26

At 12:36 a.m., police summonsed a 20-year-old Tewksbury man to court and charged him with leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Police summonsed the man after a report of screeching tires and a loud crash in the Haverhill Street area. The Tewksbury man struck a tree on Pine Ridge Road. Police pulled him over and summonsed him to court. They brought the man and his passenger to the police station and the man’s father picked them up.

 

Tuesday, May 27

At 10:09 a.m., police arrested Patrick D. O’Malley, 41, 30B Colonial Drive, Apt. 3, Andover, and charged him on a warrant. Police made the arrest after a report of a shoplifter at Stop & Shop.

At 11:04 a.m., police received a call that someone organized rocks into a swastika at the water treatment facility on Lowell Road.

At 1:32 p.m., police summonsed a 24-year-old Reading man to court and charged him with not wearing a helmet while driving a moped, operating a moped without a registration sticker and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Police summonsed the man during a traffic stop on Main Street. 

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