WAKEFIELD — Police continue their search for a man who tried to rob a clerk at 7-Eleven on Albion Street Saturday morning at knifepoint.
Police searched the West Side neighborhoods after responding to the 3 a.m. call. According to police, a man wearing a “Scream” mask entered the store armed with what was described as a kitchen knife. He demanded the clerk give him all the money in the register.
Apparently impatient, the suspect jumped over the counter and tried to open the register himself. Police said that for some reason he “could not access the money” so he ran out of the store, heading in an unknown direction.
He was described as also wearing a blue hoodie, blue pants and white sneakers.
Police used a State Police dog to help look for the suspect.
State Police arrested a 30-year-old Kingston man early Sunday morning for drunk driving after he reportedly crashed his 2003 Ford Focus against a guardrail on Route 128 between exits 42 (Montrose) and 43 (Walnut Street, Lynnfield).
Wakefield and Lynnfield police responded to the area as well after State Police asked for some assistance around 3:50 a.m.
After an investigation, State Police charged Rory M. Tiernan with driving under the influence of liquor (second offense), negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lane violation.
On Friday, police were asked around 9:35 a.m. to help an Everett Avenue mother who told them she had not seen her daughter for two weeks.
Police were able to contact the daughter’s boyfriend. Not long afterward, the daughter called her mother saying she was fine.
An abandoned 911 call was traced back Friday around 10:25 a.m. to a Hopkins Street resident who said he was trying to make an overseas phone call.
A citizen dog sitting a canine apparently lost the animal on Converse Street Friday around 11:25 a.m. and called police. Police were told the dog, named Jake, took off from the sitter in the area of 80 Converse St. The small brown dog was described as being the size of a toaster.
Police were unable to contact the Animal Control Officer on the radio.
A citizen on the Common told police he was having chest pains Friday around 12:30 p.m. Firefighters treated the person at the scene.
A tan Shar-Pei dog was reportedly running loose on Cedar Street near Albion Street Friday around 1 p.m.
Police pulled over a driver Friday afternoon on Farm Street at June Circle and eventually arrested a passenger on outstanding warrants.
Blake Lee Coughlin, 21, of Estes Street in Everett was taken into custody around 5:45 p.m.
At 6:35 p.m. Friday a Bartley Street resident reported that people were smoking marijuana outside her residence.
A woman called police after she was told by her children they had seen a used syringe on the ground near the Broadway railroad tracks Friday around 7:25 p.m.
Police went to a Prospect Street house party around 9:10 p.m. Friday after being told partiers were disturbing the peace. Peace was restored.
Police sent two cars and their occupants on their way Friday around 10:15 p.m. after someone heard loud music being place in the rear of the Dolbeare School on Lowell Street.
People hosting a party on Hickory Hill Road around 11 p.m. Friday agreed to take the festivities indoors for the night.
On Saturday, police:
• Responded at 12:48 p.m. to a report of a suspicious truck on Holland Road and determined that it belonged to painters working in a nearby residence.
• Notified Action Ambulance and the Fire Department at 1:04 p.m. after someone fell inside a North Avenue store, possibly injuring a leg.
• Called the ambulance company around 3:05 p.m. after being told that a woman’s father had fallen on Spring Street.
• Checked on a woman who reportedly was walking in and out of traffic near the intersection of Main and Humphrey streets around 3:15 p.m. The woman returned to her home.
• Were told that 29 year old Jillian Walsh was missing from her Bartley Street residence. Her mother said she had been missing since 2:30 p.m. Friday. Jillian is an African American woman with brown hair and eyes, standing about 5 feet 4 inches and weighing about 135 pounds.
• Were told with a loud dirt bike was riding in the Lake and Ballister streets neighborhood around 8:30 p.m. Two cruisers checked the area and found nothing.
• Police notified the Fire Department after being told that a MacKenzie Lane resident was smelling gas coming from a clothes dryer around 2:40 p.m.
• Police were told by a father that his 13-year-old son was approached the night before in the strip mall at the Four Corners by two men in their late teens who asked the youth if he wanted to buy heroin.
• A work truck was reported stolen on New Salem street around 5 p.m.
Today at 12:39 a.m. a Columbia Road woman told police she received a message on her phone that her apartment was going to blow up. The woman, police said, refused any assistance.