Norton Police Log: April 14 - 20
The following information was supplied by the Norton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Saturday, April 14
1:31 p.m.: E. Main Street, fraud/embezzlement. Walk in with report of identity theft that occurred in Utah.
2:13 p.m.: E. Main Street, drug offense. Caller reports he is on the ramp with a male with a heroin overdose.
3:48 p.m.: W. Main Street, harassment/threats to employees.
Sunday, April 15
10:25 a.m.: S. Worcester Street, motor vehicle accident, left scene. Less than $1,000 in damage.
1:00 p.m.: Reservoir Street/Indian Road, suspicious condition. Caller reports he was driving his motorcycle down the road and a group of youths threw rocks at him. One damaged his helmet. Area search negative.
1:09 p.m.: Mansfield Avenue, identity theft. Walk-in reporting her social security was compromised.
6:37 p.m.: W. Main Street, harassment/threats. Man in store attempting to video tape her.
Monday, April 16
1:03 p.m.: W. Main Street, motor vehicle accident. Less than $1,000 in damage.
5:26 p.m.: Elm Street, harassment/threats.
7:25 p.m.: Shelly Road, domestic disturbance.
7:44 p.m.: Elm Street, suspicious condition. Caller complaining about a homeless person who is living at the park near his house. He was advised and will be moving along.
Tuesday, April 17
5:31 p.m.: E. Main Street, two-car motor vehicle accident with injuries. Jaws of life used. Transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital.
Wednesday, April 18
12:32 a.m.: Mansfield Avenue, domestic disturbance.
2:25 a.m.: Agorista Lane. Police arrested Matthew D. Shea, 26, of Hingham Street, Rockland, and charged him with breaking and entering at nighttime for a felony, larceny of more than $250 and possession of a burglarious instrument.
1:49 a.m.: N. Washington Street, suspicious condition. Report of mailbox on fire. Was an explosive device and it has been extinguished. Norton Fire Department will notify the U.S. Postal police.
9:51 a.m.: Mansfield Avenue, harassments/threats. Extremely irate customer on phone who stated he was going to come to Norton store location. No further information on the individual at this time. They are locking all the doors and request an officer in the area and will call
if he shows up. Reporting party called back and reports they have been in contact with the customer in Rhode Island and the situation has been defused.
12:28 p.m.: Walker Street, motor vehicle accident, left the scene.
2:54 p.m.: Cobb Street, larceny. Walk-in reporting assorted items taken from his yard.
9:07 p.m.: Eddy Street, motor vehicle accident, car versus pole. Road shut down. National Grid notified for snapped pole. Transport to Sturdy Memorial Hospital.
10:04 p.m.: Spring Lane, harassment/threats.
Thursday, April 19
11:39 a.m.: N. Worcester Street, assisted the fire department with old gas main leak. Road closed. Columbia Gas enroute with a cleanup team.
Friday, April 20
1:00 a.m.: Freeman Street, fraud/embezzlement.
10:52 a.m.: Hill Street, vandalism.
2:25 p.m.: Richardson Avenue, animal incident. Motorcycle struck animal. Minor damage to bike, no injuries.
6:01 p.m.: W. Main Street, robbery. Suspect passed note and stated had weapons. Witness stated he was a hispanic male.
8:22 p.m.: Eddy Street, motor vehicle accident, car versus rock. No injuries reported.
8:26 p.m.: Old Colony Road, breaking and entering of a building.