May 27 – June 2, 2021
Bad Customer: Store management called police about a woman, who is believed to have stolen stuff from the store last week, is back and she’s randomly putting items in her purse. Police rolled, talked to the woman and settled the issue.
Going Up: A woman slept in an elevator on Miller Avenue. When police arrived to move her along, she had left, but her belongings remained behind.
Episode: A woman, possibly the elevator woman, was reported in the downtown area screaming for her mother. Police checked the area, but she was not located.
Kids Being Kids: A citizen called police about kids fighting in the park on Ryan Avenue. Police found a bunch of sixth graders in the park behaving themselves. A parent in the park said the kids were just being kids. Nothing to worry about.
Bright Light: A homeowner on Plymouth Circle reported someone behind the creek shining a bright light into her house. Police rolled and watched the area. Nothing seen.
Rude & Racist: A store manager on Blithedale Avenue reported a woman being rude and racist in the store and harassing staff. She regularly drops the “f-bomb” on staff, the police were told.
Fine Now: A woman on Surrey Avenue called police during an argument with her husband. She could be heard to say “and you’re going to hit me with it?” She then told the dispatcher that she dialed police by mistake and she and her husband were “fine now and going to bed.” What could go wrong?
Theft: A woman told police that her purse was stolen from her shopping cart and that it had credit cards and about $500 cash in it.
Moon Howling: A man three sheets to the wind stood stood outside a residence “screaming at the moon.” Police cited the man for public drunkenness and sent him on his way, as there was no space at Helen Vine facility.
Creepy Looking: A citizen reported a man on Ryan Avenue with an open beer can staring at children. He was “creepy looking.” Police checked it out, but Mr. Creepy was gone.
June 10 – 16, 2021
Property Line: Neighbors on Filbert Avenue have involved the police in a property line dispute. Police are trying to set up a meeting to clear up the confusion.
Theft: A car left unlocked on Cypress had tools and clothes stolen on June 10. Report filed.
Pigeons: A resident of Easterby Street called the cops on a neighbor who he says is feeding the pigeons which then congregate on the street forcing cars to swerve.
Stolen Boat: A man called the police about a friend’s boat “stolen” by the harbor master. Police told the “friend” to call the owner of the boat.
Crazy Woman: A woman mumbling to herself at th front door of a business on Bridgeway frightened several would-be customers. Establishment called police and asked that she be moved along. Police talked to the woman and told her to “keep to herself and not bother anyone.”
Suspicious: A woman sitting in her house on Easterby Street spied two suspicious characters through her binoculars and called to tell the police that someone needs to check up on them. Subjects were gone when police arrived.
Rap Music: Cops were notified of “loud rap music” in the area of Stanford Way.
Ornery Homeless Man: A homeless man is camped out on Bridgeway and when people ask him to move he gets verbally hostile. Police talked to the man, gave him a bus pass, and sent him on his way.
Pee-Pee Man: A man urinated near the trash cans on Bridgeway. Police stopped him and told him to use the public toilets.
Tree Trimming: A dispute between neighbors on Filbert Street over whether one neighbor is allowed to trim a tree erupted into a cop call. One neighbor threw the other neighbor’s cell phone into the dirt.
Retired Police K9 Faro passed away recently. Faro enjoyed meeting children and being an ambassador for our department. He retired in 2018.