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Medfield Police Logs: August 13-17

Here's a look at the police logs from August 13 to August 17.


Monday, August 13

4:13 a.m., Penobscott Street. Resident called for an ambulance to take her nine-month-old son to the hospital because he was having trouble breathing. He was taken to Norwood Hospital.

6:30 a.m., Evergreen Way. Caller reported a dumpster in the roadway. Police did not find a dumpster in the road.

4:29 p.m., Mutual aid. Police assisted Norfolk at the scene of a motor vehicle crash at Seekonk and Cleveland Streets.

Tuesday, August 14

5:33 a.m., CVS. Caller reported construction workers being very loud. Police said they had permission to be there at that early hour.

5:48 a.m., Dale Street. Resident reported a continuous problem with cars parking on the sidewalk. A citation was issued.

12:13 p.m., Indian Hill Road. Caller reported his dog was involved in a fight with a woodchuck. Resident had the woodchuck. The Animal Control Officer took the woodchuck to the lab to have it tested.

6:19 p.m., Pine Street. Caller reported somebody drove over his lawn and did some damage.

7:25 p.m., Main Street. Caller reported a large dog in a Toyota Corolla with closed windows near Marshall's that appeared to be in distress. Police discovered the car was unlocked and were able to roll down the windows. Animal Control Officer also responded. Police knew who the dog owner was and looked for her in Marshall's but could not find the person. Police called the Laurel Street resident and left a message for her. 

10:23 p.m., Indian Hill Road. Caller reported phone mischief after someone rang her doorbell at 9:15 p.m. but there was no one there when she opened the door. She said that when she opened the door, it looked like someone had urinated on the entry.

Wednesday, August 15

11:22 a.m., Elm Street. Walk-in complaint of a damaged mailbox.

1:17 p.m., Wilkins Glen. A 911 caller reported an animal complaint at Wilkins Glen. The manager reported a resident of the 700 building said a bobcat walked up to her backyard. Animal Control was contacted and police responded but were not able to locate the bobcat. 

2:59 p.m., several streets. Caller reported seeing an old Volvo station wagon leaving the scene of recent mailbox damage.

5:47 p.m., mutual aid. Medfield provided medical assistance at the Millis Police Station on Main Street for a laceration with heavy bleeding. 

7:56 p.m, South Street. Police provided traffic enforcement on South Street after a caller reported a car blocking the exit from First Parish Church. Police were able to move the car from the entrance and issued a citation for blocking the driveway.

8:14 a.m., Adams Street. Resident reported theft of scrap metal at the back of her property. She said a visitor had asked 4 weeks ago and then 2 weeks ago if he could remove the metal and she declined. She asked for additional patrols in the area.

Thursday, August 16

5:46 a.m., Charlesdale Road. 911 caller reported her oil burner was smoking. Police determined the oil burner had backfired.

10:08 a.m., Main Street. 911 caller reported a past assault and battery at the Bank of American ATM in the Shaw's plaza. The Bank of America manager called to report that an elderly customer said she was robbed by a mother and son team.

7:43 p.m., West Street. Traffic enforcement; two verbal warnings were issued.

Friday, August 17 

8:18 a.m., Harding Street. Caller reported a German Shepherd mixed-breed dog that was running around the neighborhood. Animal Control responded.

8:30 a.m., Harding Street. Caller reported there was a man in the river by South Street and Indian Hill Road in waders looking around; she thought it was suspicious. Police spoke to the man who was pulling his boat out of the water. Police said there was no problem. 

9:58 a.m., Main and North Streets. Caller reported a large oil spill in the roadway at North and Main Streets. DPW was notified. 

11:22 a.m., North Street. Motor vehicle accident with property damage. 

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