Published in the July 10, 2015 edition

WAKEFIELD — A 59-year-old Bartley Street woman will be summonsed to court by police after allegedly knocking a mirror off a parked car on Farm Street as she drove to an appointment yesterday morning.

The Daily Item does not print the names of people police say they plan to summons to court.

According to a report, the Bartley Street woman allegedly was driving in an erratic manner southeast on Farm Street around 8:10 a.m. toward Saugus before her 2006 Ford Taurus came into contact with the driver’s side mirror of a 2014 Mazda 3.

A witness said the motorist kept on going toward Saugus.

A be on the lookout bulletin went out and the Bartley Street woman was stopped by Saugus Police.

She allegedly said she did not stop after hitting the Mazda 6 because she was late for an appointment.

She has been charged with leaving the scene of property damage.


Action Ambulance took a citizen to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital yesterday around 7:30 a.m. yesterday after police were told he was “out of it” near the Irving gas station at the corner of Montrose Avenue and Salem Street.

The man was described as being in his 20s, wearing black shorts and a white shirt. He reportedly was walking in the roadway and almost got struck by a car.


An elderly woman fell yesterday on Millbrook Lane around 10:15 a.m. and needed to be taken to the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital by ambulance.


Minor vandalism was reported around 10:40 a.m. yesterday to a boat and a car parked on Wiley Place. Both had been scratched. Police said they were unable to determine what had caused the damage.


A dog was reportedly running loose yesterday on Wakefield Avenue near the corner of Jefferson Road at 11:31 a.m. The on-call Animal Control officer was notified.


Overtime parking violators were reported yesterday on Albion Street around 11:50 a.m.


At 12:35 p.m. yesterday, Melrose Police reported that a white man apparently under the influence of something was entering Wakefield on Main Street at Hawley Road.

Police said the man was on the way to his Main Street, Greenwood, home.


A Pleasant Street man told police just before 1 p.m. yesterday that suspicious devices looking like radios were found smashed in the street. Police determined two children’s toy radios had been run over by a motor vehicle.


A Garden Lane woman reported around 2:35 p.m. yesterday that a suspicious gray BMW was parked in front of her home when she arrived around 1. The operator, police were told, got out of the vehicle then quickly got back into it when he saw her. The woman reported two young children were home alone when this happened.

She also said another mother reported a similar incident on social media.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s with light brown hair who may or may not live in Plymouth.


A woman came home around 3:15 yesterday afternoon and reported a motor vehicle was in her driveway. The driver of the motor vehicle was delivering newspapers.


A Water Street resident reported shortly before 5 p.m. yesterday that someone had taken about $3,000 from his Wells Fargo bank account over the last couple of months.

The unauthorized withdrawals were made in Florida.

Police continue to investigate.


Fire crews handled 14 calls for service over the 24 hour period ending this morning around 9 a.m.

At 1:10 p.m. yesterday, they went to 95 Audubon Rd. — the Colonial Point Apartments — to investigate a continuing problem with an elevator. The day before, a person got trapped in the elevator between the 10th and 11th floors, requiring firefighter response.

At 1:45 p.m., a small diesel fuel spill was soaked up at 1 Pleasure Island Rd.

At 7 p.m. crews went to an area of Salem Street after being told of a brush fire.

And at 3 a.m. today, firefighters went to the Irving gas station in Montrose to help someone locked out of his vehicle.