Police Log: OUI Arrest, Mischievous Bottle Throwers, Harassing Phone Calls from Escapee
Here is a look at Medfield's safety log from Nov. 10 and Nov. 11.
Saturday, Nov. 10
6:18 a.m., West Street. Caller reported hearing what sounded like gun shots in the area of West Street and Adams Street. Police said it sounds like a hunter across Route 27.
8:08 a.m., Lee Road. Caller reported an ongoing problem with a car speeding up and down the road doing about 50 mph. Police spoke with the caller who will file a complaint with the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
8:30 a.m., Spring Street. Police provided a funeral escort from St. Edward's Church to Vine Lake Cemetery.
8:46 a.m., North Street. Police received a report of mischief behind Larkins Liquors. Caller said school kids keep throwing bottles and cans up the back stair case of his building which is an ongoing problem.
11:36 a.m., Main Street. Caller reported a car accident at Main and Spring Streets. Cars are in the convenient store parking lot. Two cars were towed. Medfield Fire responded by no ambulance was needed.
1:36 p.m., North Street. Waltham Police called to ask Medfield police to check on a party at Brook Street. Mother said she hasn't seen her son "in some time now" but, if she does, she will have him call Waltham Police.
3:10 p.m., North Street. Walk-in report of annoying/harassing phone calls.
3:33 p.m. and 5:15 p.m., Cottage Street. Police discovered the signals at the CSX railroad crossing on Cottage Street were signalling repeatedly with no train. CSX fixed the problem.
4:06 p.m., Pine Street. Walk-in report of annoying/harassing phone calls.
5:05 p.m., North Meadows Road. Environmental Police dispatch requested backup from Medfield Police for a car that had a shotgun shell inside and was parked by the conservation land. All clear.
5:35 p.m., Pleasant Street. E911 caller reported a 90-year-old woman having difficulty breathing. Medfield and Westwood ambulances responded. Medfield ambulance transported patient to Needham Hospital.
5:45 p.m., Algonquin Road. Caller reported a large number of youths creating a disturbance in the neighborhood. Gone on arrival.
5:50 p.m., Spring Street. Police helped with church traffic.
8 p.m., North Street. Caller asked about progress locating a man who made threatening phone calls to him after the patient walked away from Taunton State Hospital last week. Police informed the caller that the search is ongoing though, as yet, there was no basis to hold the patient once located.
10:18 p.m., Indian Hill Road. E911 caller reported a man on foot with a flashlight had followed his daughter up the driveway when she returned home in her car. A second E911 call reported the man -- older white male, dark windbreaker -- rang the doorbell. Four police cars responded. While searching the area, police were flagged down by another man (not related to the incident) who reported fireworks going off somewhere over the Norfolk line. [Editor's Note: This entry was clarified by the Chief of Police to reflect the fact that the man who reported the fireworks located at the corner of Indian Hill and Onondaga was not related to the initial incident.]
11:49 p.m., Main Street. Police stopped a motor vehicle near Main and Bridge Streets. A tow truck was needed.
Sunday, Nov. 11
4:47 a.m., Blacksmith Drive. Caller reported a car at Blacksmith Drive and Marlyn Road with a driver behind the wheel but not responsive. The driver lives on the street. A tow truck was called. Kyle Connolly, 22 of Blacksmith Drive, was arrested and charged with two counts of operating under the influence of liquor.
8:11 a.m., Spring Street. Police helped with church traffic.
8:19 a.m., Emerson Road. E911 caller reported her husband had fallen in the tub. Police and Fire responded. The man was not injured.
9:22 a.m., Main Street. Police helped with church traffic.
10:45 p.m., Police reported they removed a car -- Grey 2008 Toyota Camry hybrid -- with kids in it from the parking lot at Rocky Woods on Hartford Street.