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Owl, Cows Cause Traffic Disturbances in Norton Police Log: Nov. 24 - 27

The following information was supplied by Norton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Saturday, Nov. 24
1:22 a.m.: Pleasant Street, general disturbance. Attleboro Police reports fight in progress in the City Oasis parking lot. Attleboro also reports they have cars enroute. Call from Attleboro Police requests Norton officer to their station for assault victim from incident. Patrolman Cameron reports victim was taken to hospital. He and an Attleboro officer enroute to Bank Street to speak with other parties involved. Patrolman Cameron reports clear of Bank Street enroute to Sturdy Hospital to speak with the victim.
1:39 a.m.: Wilbur Street, general disturbance. Caller reports unwanted male on her neighbor’s property, caller reports she does not know his name.  
1:42 a.m.: Taunton Avenue, suspicious condition. Caller reports approximately 45 minutes ago an alleged heroin addict was in and made some statements that made her nervous. Male stated he knew who she was. Caller reports she does not know male, no vehicle description. Caller requests extra patrols for the evening and did not need an officer at this time. Caller was advised
to dial 911 if any issues take place. Norton cars advised.
2:09 a.m.: Wilbur Street. Police arrested Daniel Robert Rix, 31, of Wampanoag Trail, Riverside, R.I., and charged him with disorderly conduct.
3:36 a.m.: W. Main Street, vandalism. Patrolman Cameron reports three Porta Potty's knocked over behind middle school.
4:21 p.m.: W. Main Street, vandalism. Patrolmen Schepis and Cota enroute to Solmonese School for report of quads on softball field doing damage. No damage to field, gravel is torn up a bit and they will be heading back to rake it tomorrow.
5:54 p.m.: Burt Street, harassment/threats. Reporting party requests officer for verbal argument between mother and son. Patrolman Schepis reports male subject is attempting to leave. Sergeant Goodwin standing by with male party. Patrolman Schepis heading back to residence to get rest of the story. Son has been advised to leave and stay away from the house for the evening.
6:21 p.m.: W. Main Street, assisted the Norton Fire Department. Caller reports seeing what he believed was fire coming from the chimney of the house across from the hot dog stand. Smoke showing from the chimney. Fire is contained to the chimney and there is no extension. The aerial is in place and will be running chains down the chimney to try to knock down fire. Fire is knocked down and contained to chimney. Ladder crew will be running the chains down one more time.

Sunday, Nov. 25
1:54 a.m.: Freeman Street. Police arrested Eric K. Brown, 22, of Keith Drive, and charged him with speeding, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.
11:08 a.m.: W. Main Street, general disturbance. Caller reports patron is verbally harassing employees and refuses to leave. Patrolman Robichaud reports female left prior to arrival, store manager has her information and will send her a trespass notice.
5:36 p.m.: Faith Way, suspicious condition. Caller reports man in a white pick up is stealing the light post at the entrance to ELAM housing. Caller was disguising her voice and hung up before giving call back information.
7:25 p.m.: Maple Street, animal incident. Caller reports there is an owl in the middle of the road, causing a road hazard. Several motorists are now stopped, trying to move the owl. Patrolman King reports owl was pushed off to the side of the road, and flew off into a tree.   
11:58 p.m.: Mansfield Avenue, suspicious condition. Caller reports that someone stole her car keys at Alberto's.

Monday, Nov. 26
2:56 p.m.: Barrows Street, assault. Caller reports he  was a victim of a past assault.  He
was struck by a bottle from someone who has a restraining order against him and is requesting an officer to take a report.
5:33 p.m.: E. Main Street, harassment/threats. Walk-in reports sexually explicit photos of her have been posted on the internet without her permission.

Tuesday, Nov. 27
9:21 a.m.: James Street, suspicious condition. Resident has received checks in
the mail to her address but under another name. She was advised to bring them back to the original bank so they can determine if they were mailed to the wrong address or it's a fake account.
10:39 a.m.: W. Main Street, assisted Norton Fire Department. School nurse request rescue for 14-year-old male not feeling well, nausea, dizzy and his face feels numb. Transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital.
11:19 a.m.: Reservoir Street, suspicious condition. Patrolman Ruskey off with an open door, vacant house. Minor damage inside the residence, unsure how long it has been like that. Unable to secure the residence.
12:17 p.m.: Cobb Street, motor vehicle accident. Caller reports a white van struck a telephone pole. Vehicle tried to leave but stalled. Minor damage to pole. National Grid advised.
3:54 p.m.: Mansfield Avenue, fraud/embezzlement. Patrolman Greco reports he was notified that Produce Barn has been receiving fraudulent checks.
4:35 p.m.: Oak Street, motor vehicle accident. Caller reports that she hit two cows on Oak Street and has substantial damage to the passenger front. Animal control notified.
5:01 p.m.: E. Main Street, assisted another agency. Amy from Taunton DCF called to request police assistance in removal of a child from their home. Patrolman King reports they have gained access to the residence and are speaking with the subject. Patrolman Schleicher reports the issue has been resolved. DCF has the child.
6:28 p.m.: Charlotte Avenue, assisted Attleboro Police Department regarding someone they have in custody. Attleboro Police Department reports they have contacted him by phone.

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