Police Log: Channel Changer, Road Rage

Select items from the Feb. 16-17 police log.

Among the calls recorded in the last day’s log are a complaint from a man who said his neighbor was changing his tv channel from the next apartment, alleged illegal dumping from an out-of-town business truck and a road rage incident.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

1 p.m.: An 81-year-old woman fell on the ice on Fordham Drive.

1:06 p.m.: A caller from Taft Street said a white pickup truck with a ladder in the back pulled up to a pole near his house and tampered with a couple of wires. He said that the truck had no lettering and he did not get a plate number. Police responded.

1:26 p.m.: A caller said a truck bearing the “New England Retail Express” logo was illegally dumping on Luby Avenue.

2:26 p.m.: A caller said the occupants of a vehicle in the parking lot of tried to steal from him.

5:39 p.m.: A woman on Rolling Green Drive said her boyfriend was intoxicated and wanted keys to the car. Police arrested Christopher J. Hill, 31, of 2 Rollin Green Dr., Apt. A, and charged him with domestic assault and battery.

6:10 p.m.: A caller from Pheasant Circle wanted to talk to an officer about an issue he was having with his neighbor. He said his neighbor was changing his tv [channels] from nextdoor. His wife initially called and then the dispatcher spoke with the man, who could be heard yelling in the background. Police said the neighbor had Direct TV nextdoor and the caller was advised to follow up with the landlord.

7:47 p.m.: Police took a man into protective custody on Depot Street.

11:31 p.m.: An Uxbridge man went to the and said a vehicle, whose license plate he had, tried to run him off the road and almost struck his vehicle several times. The man said that when he pulled in to the station to file a report, the operator pulled up front and started yelling expletives at him. Police checked the area and did not find the driver.

11:52 p.m.: A caller said there was a lot of noise coming from a Bancroft Avenue apartment. The caller said they have parties almost every night and the rest of the people in the building cannot sleep. Police responded and said the music was loud. Residents turned the music off for the night and were told to keep the noise to a minimum.

Thursday, Feb. 17

8 a.m.: A caller from Grove and Forest streets said cars were speeding around the area while kids were waiting for the bus. Police were requested to respond to the area at that time.

9:39 a.m.: State Police requested back up on Dilla and Cedar streets for a vehicle that was off the road. The driver had possibly had a diabetic reaction.

10:37 a.m.: Police arrested a juvenile on a warrant at.

12:12 p.m.: A caller from the said she left a bag of money and keys on the floor by the vending machine and when she came back to get them, they were gone.

12:58 p.m.: There was a three-car accident in front of ; there were no serious injuries.

1:28 p.m.: Management at, 138 S. Main St., requested an officer to keep the peace and serve a stay away order to a female employee who was being let go.

2:08 p.m.: A caller from  said there was a man sitting by the side of the road. She said she was unsure if he needed help or was waiting for someone. Police were unable to locate the man.

2:18 p.m.: A caller from the Bugaboo Creek lot on Medway Road said driving in the lot is out of control and no one abides by the rules of the road. He requested more of a police presence and said he would also contact the owner of the property to try to make some changes to the lot.


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