Police Log: Missing Man, Maimed Deer, Raccoon in Dumpster, Oven Fire & More

Here's a look at the police log for Feb. 7 and Feb. 8.

Thursday, Feb. 7

6:06 a.m., Main Street and Pound Street. Traffic enforcement. No citations issued. 

7:55 a.m., High Street and Homestead Drive. Traffic enforcement. No citations issued. 

9:24 a.m., Noon Hill Road. Caller reported two dogs running around the area with a cowbell on. Animal Control was notified, and later informed police the two dogs were back at their Noon Hill Road home. 

10:27 a.m., Pound Street. Police responded to a disturbance on Pound Street. Police spoke with all parties and there is no problem at this time. 

2:30 p.m., Vinald Street. Caller reported three young boys with golf clubs behind a vacant house. She did not know if they were trying to break in or vandalize the property. She called to them, they ran off. Police checked area but did not find them. The house was secure.

4:26 p.m., Lilac Lane. Police conducted a building check and found all was well.

5:50 p.m., Penobscot Street. Police and Fire Departments responded to an oven fire and put it out. 

6:50 p.m., North Street. Chief Meaney reports there will be no school in all schools in town on Friday, Feb. 8. Crossing guards were notified.

6:51 p.m., Main and Park Streets. Unknown man from CXS Railroad called to say he has some men working on the Main Street crossing, and he will call back when they are done.

7:38 p.m., Turner Hill Road and High Street. Caller reported she just hit a deer on High Street near Turner Hill Road. Another caller reported the deer is near Forest Street and is now bumping into vehicles. Animal Control was notified but could not find the deer.

11:44 p.m., North Meadows Road. Traffic enforcement. One citation issued.

Friday, Feb. 8 (Blizzard of 2013)

8:28 a.m., Miller Street. Funeral home requested an escort from the Millis town line to the Westwood town line. 

8:57 a.m., West Mill Street. Animal Control Officer radioed the station to say she was contacted directly by a business that said they had a raccoon in the dumpster. She removed the raccoon but may have injured her shoulder. 

11:31 a.m., Philip Street. Walk-in report about a case of fraud involving her mother. Police are seeking a summons for a 52-year-old man from Billerica for "false statement to obtain credit card." 

4:36 p.m., Pleasant Street. E911 caller reported someone in the building is running extension cords from his window to his vehicle. Police spoke with the man, and it looks safe. 

6:03 p.m., Knollwood Road. Caller reports snowplow pushing snow onto the street. Driver called and reported an on-going dispute.

6:11 p.m., Nauset Street. Police received a report of a missing person, Scott Friedman.

  • Feb. 8, 6:11 p.m. A 21 year old male from Nauset Street. Officer Pellegrini reports Scott Friedman, about 6 foot 1 inch tall, black hair, brown eyes, last seen wearing a green coat and gray sweat pants. 
  • Feb. 8, 7:10 p.m. Police spoke with Verizon to ping Friedman's phone, last location on Seekonk Street, Norfolk. Norfolk Police notified to check that location.
  • Feb. 8, 9:07 a.m., Police Chief Bob Meaney sent out a Reverse E911 call about Friedman.
  • Feb. 8, 10:50 p.m., Sgt. Burton notified MEMA through web EOC to attempt to secure search and rescue team resources. Rich LaToure from MEMA responded saying he is attempting to get those resources for us.
  • Feb. 9, 12:25 p.m., Lt. Hogan from the Mass State Police called and got a SIT rep and stated to Sgt. Burton that he is going to run our request by his captain and try to assemble resources and get them to us.
  • Feb. 9, 1:10 a.m., Lt. Hogan called back and reported that they cannot send out any resources tonight.
  • Feb. 9, 2:17 a.m. Search suspended. All officers clear for the night.
  • Feb. 9, 10:59 a.m. Pinging cell phone again.
  • Feb. 9, 11:20 a.m. Notified Natick Police to check a hotel on Speen Street.
  • Feb. 9, 11:30 a.m. Natick Police located Friedman at the hotel.
  • Feb. 9, 11:44 a.m. Sgt. Burton notified State Police to stand down.
  • Feb. 9, 11:46 a.m. Sgt. Burton notified Metro to stand down.

8:03 p.m., Pound Street. Caller asked that someone check on her mother; she said her mother is cold but will not turn on the heat. The town checked on her but she will not turn on the heat. Daughter called back to request an ambulance for her mother but the senior refused transport. 

8:43 p.m., Spring Street. Caller reported the snowplow driver is plowing all the snow into her yard. Police called the plow company who will go by her house and clean it up.

9:43 p.m., Bridge Street. E911 caller said she heard an explosion, the lights went out and now she smells smoke in the house. Police and Fire Departments responded. Medfield Fire reported a pole down. NSTAR was notified, and the family was taken to a relative's house on Harding Street.


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