Police Log: Threat to Commit Suicide, Summonses, Dog Bite, Snow Blowing Manners, Big Fight in Dover

Here is a look at the Medfield safety log for Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

Monday, Dec. 31, New Year's Eve

12:08 a.m., Main Street. Police stopped a car with revoked insurance. Car was towed. Police are seeking a summons for a 47-year-old resident of Arrowhead Road, Bellingham, for (1) uninsured motor vehicle, (2) operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, and (3) unregistered motor vehicle.

9:27 a.m., Hartford Street. Caller said there is a hunter in his back yard. He spoke with the hunter who said he has permission to hunt in the area. Gone on arrival.

12:57 p.m., Wilkins Glen Road. Caller reported "some kind of alarm" sounding in her apartment. Medfield Fire discovered the carbon monoxide alarm going off. Resident will not use the gas stove until it is repaired.

1:52 p.m., Wichita Road. A resident of Fruit Street, Norfolk, called to report that his son and dog were just bitten by a dog (medium-sized white dog) on Wichita Road. Gone on arrival. Police spoke with the victim who said only the dog was bitten. Animal Control issued a citation to the homeowner.

3:02 p.m., Harding Street. Caller reported a driver (black Toyota Land Cruiser) was driving erratically on Farm Street in Dover, they are now on Harding Street. Driver did not want to give personal information or get involved. Police said the car is in the driveway and no one is around.

4:02 p.m., Main Street. Caller reported a tractor trailer had broken down on Route 109 near Hartford Street with smoke coming from the rear tires. Police discovered it was a water tank truck dropping off water in the area.

5:50 p.m., Brastow Drive. Caller said he lost his wallet on Dec. 30 in Foxborough and he wanted it logged.

11:30 p.m., Dover. Dover Police requested mutual aid on Rocky Brook Road for a large fight (New Year's Eve).

January 1, 2013, New Year's Day

4 a.m., Frairy Street. Caller wanted to speak to an officer about an assault involving a female subject who has left the area. A temporary restraining order was issued. Police are seeking a summons for a 22-year-old Torrington, Conn., woman for (1) assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and (2) assault and battery.

9:19 a.m., North Street. Walk-in report of a traffic incident that happened in Boston on Dec. 31. Police referred him to Boston Police.

11:06 a.m., Belknap Road. Caller reports her son never came home last night. Friends saw him last night at a party but no one has seen him since. At 1:18 p.m., police drove around searching the "likely areas." The boy later returned home.

11:09 a.m., Ice House Road. E911 caller said someone fell on the tennis courts and now can't walk. Medfield Fire responded.

11:43 a.m., North Street. Caller from Fresh Catch Seafood & Butcher Shop reported a broken gas pipe. The gas was turned off. 

1:41 p.m., High Street. Walk-in report of a motor vehicle accident near 109 High Street. Driver was pulling into his driveway when his 2008 Nissan Altima was struck by a 2000 Chrysler 300M on the right side of his vehicle. There is also a lot of damage to the fence. 

3:52 p.m., North Street. Dover Police reported a man near North and Farm Streets snow blowing his driveway into the street. Police advised the man of the town bylaw; he will not do it again. Medfield Fire moved the snow to the side of the road with the fire department's pickup truck. 

4:38 p.m., Lantern Lane. Attempted suicide. Caller reported a family member indicated he may commit suicide. Westwood Paramedics took the male to Norwood Hospital.

9:38 p.m., Dale Street. Walk-in report that the railroad crossing lights are going off but no train around. Lights are now off.

10:59 p.m., Dale Street. Railroad crossing lights are going off again. CSX will come out. At 12:29 a.m., a similar problem occurred at the Cottage Street crossing; at 2:02 a.m., CSX reported it had been fixed.


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