Police Log Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020

Major crime and incident report
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020


12:38 am.: weather complaint, Hayre Street, a caller reports a tree has fallen on power lines, a G&E representative was notified and said that crews are aware of the situation and will respond soon as possible, DPW and G&E workers (and in some cases firefighters) responded to similar issues created by the storm on Pontoosic Street at Robinson Drive, Park River Drive and Long Pond Road;
7:15 a.m.: identity fraud, Pauline Lane, a resident reports via the on-line reporting option that a fraudulent unemployment claim was made in her name, the complainant was advised of her reporting options;
9:20 a.m.: weather complaint, Harold Street, a caller reports a tree fell on his house during the previous day’s storm, the responding officer reports the tree was on private property and the homeowner will deal with it and also minor damage to a neighbor’s house;
12:03 p.m.: noise complaint, Summer Street, a caller reports music from the top floor of a residence can be heard on the entire street, the responding officer reports extremely loud music was audible upon arrival but was turned down to a reasonable level when he parked, no resident responded at the relevant apartment;
1:30 p.m.: assist resident, an officer was detailed to assist a resident gather property from a residence he is barred from by a protective order, the responding officer reports the resident initially denied entry as it was 17 minutes earlier than the agreed time to collect the man’s belongings and then refused to allow him to take anything from the house, the man found that the computer he hoped to take with him had been removed and hidden and he was only able to take a few boxes from the garage;
2:26 p.m.: animal complaint, North Road, a caller reports she took custody of a stray horse found in her driveway, the responding animal control officer reports she had previously received a report of a missing horse and she advised the owner who went to retrieve it;
10:39 p.m.: fraud, Meadowbrook Lane, a caller reports she received a phone call claiming her son was in jail in Pennsylvania and sent $7,500 in cash via FedEx to bail him out before she spoke with her son who said she had been scammed, an incident report was filed.

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