Police Log: Smashed in Front Door and Attempted Break-In on Hearthstone Drive
Here's a look at the Medfield safety log for Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 including attempted break-in on Hearthstone Drive.
Wednesday, Nov. 21
8:49 a.m., Main Street. Caller reported a smell of gas by the Mobil station and library. Fire Chief Kingsbury said the smell is from workers taking gasoline tanks out of service at Mobil station.
11:43 a.m., station. Police assisted a resident with fingerprints.
12:55 p.m., Main Street. State police dispatch reported they a call about a motor vehicle accident with no personal injury. A wrecker was needed for one vehicle.
3:14 p.m., Farm Street. Caller reported a disabled motor vehicle at the Farm Street railroad tracks. The man lost his oil pan when going over the tracks and was waiting for a tow truck. Medfield Fire was called for some "speedy dry" for the oil spill. Police called a wrecker to move the vehicle which was blocking traffic.
Thursday, Nov. 22
12:02 a.m., North Street. Caller reported a dog had been barking for the last two hours. Police did not find the dog.
4:34 a.m., Hearthstone Drive. ADT reported an alarm at a house on Hearthstone Drive. Police discovered a smashed front door and an attempted break-in.
Editor's Note: Check back on Thursday for more information on this attempted break-in.
11:10 a.m., Wheelwright Road. ADT reported an alarm at a house on Wheelwright Road. Police reported the house was secure.
11:40 a.m., Quarry Road. Alarm company reports an alarm at a house on Quarry Road. Police reported the house was secure.
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1 p.m., Main Street. Caller reported he was just in a car accident and need an ambulance for himself. The Medfield fire and police departments responded. A wrecker was called for one vehicle.
3:30 p.m., Cedar Lane. An E911 caller requested an ambulance for a man having a seizure. Medfield Fire took the man to Norwood Hospital.
4:53 p.m., Main Street. Caller reported a man at the convenience store was asking customers for gas money and then leaving.
5:13 p.m., West Street. Caller reported that when her daughter arrived for work at the animal shelter, she saw a coyote and was afraid to get out of the car. It did not seem ill or aggressive; no further action was taken.