Vehicle Strikes Pole, And Missing Dog Reported Over Weekend
Information provided by Wakefield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
On Friday, January 24 at 8:58 a.m., police were informed that a vehicle struck a telephone pole on Green Street. The vehicle was towed from the scene and the operator was transported to a nearby hospital.
At 1:25 p.m. police took a report of a larceny.
At 2:51 p.m. police took a report involving harassing phone calls.
At 6:26 p.m., a caller near Prospect Street and North Ave. reported a two car accident with one vehicle apparently on fire. Police issued a summons to a 35 year old Reading man charging him with operating an uninsured motor vehicle, attaching a number plate not assigned, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, and a marked lanes violation.
At 10:44 p.m. the fire department responded to Lowell Street for a report of smoke coming from an oven.
On Saturday, January 25 at 12:59 a.m., a building owner on Princess Street reported a burst water pipe. The fire department responded.
At 1:32 a.m. police took a call about a loud party on Salem Street. They agreed to quiet down for the evening.
At 6:14 a.m. police received a call about a possible attempted phone scam.
At 10 a.m. police took a report about a possibly stolen item.
At 1:44 p.m. police arrested David J. Spadafora, 20, 9 Greenwood Street, Wakefield, and charged him with violating a 209A abuse prevention order.
At 4:06 p.m. a caller reported a pedestrian stuck by a vehicle near Main Street and Centre Street.
At 6:43 p.m. a caller reported his car was struck by a snowball near Oak Street and Acorn Ave. No culprits were spotted and there was also apparently no snow in the roadway.
On Sunday, January 26 at 2:10 a.m. a caller reported that his roommate had returned home drunk and assaulted him and left. He declined to pursue charges.
At 8:23 a.m. a man was reported down on the ground on Lassell Street and was transported to a nearby hospital.
At 5:06 p.m. a black and white Chihuahua as reported missing from Dillaway Street.
At 5:53 p.m. a car alarm was reported going off for hours on Meriam Street. The matter was resolved.
At 10:42 p.m. a caller reported two females possibly looking into cars on Madison Ave. They turned out to be looking for a missing dog.