WAKEFIELD — Liberty Chevrolet on Bay State Road was struck by major theft for the second time in 24 hours yesterday.

Police said a manager at Liberty Chevrolet on Bay State Road called at 8:45 a.m. to report the theft of a 2006 Chevrolet box truck that had been stolen from the parking lot sometime overnight.

Patrol Officer Shane Pelletier responded to the scene and handled the investigation. The truck was later found at a location in Waltham and was towed back to Bay State Road.

On Sunday, a manager at the dealership reported the theft of thousands of dollars worth of tires and rims from five vehicles.

No arrests have been made, police said.

A police watch on the property was arranged until 5 a.m. today.

On Sunday, a padlock on a fence was found cut.


Police responded to the scenes of two accidents yesterday morning and last night.

Yesterday morning, an accident was reported at the intersection of Richardson and North avenues just after 11:30.

Police said a 60-year-old woman from Malden was traveling north on North Avenue in a 2004 Subaru sedan when she tried to take a right turn onto Richardson Avenue. She had been traveling in the left lane on North Avenue and when she turned she collided with a 2007 Dodge sedan operated by a 65-year-old woman from Wakefield.

The Subaru driver was cited for an improper right-hand turn.

Last night, an 89-year-old woman from Malden got a ticket for going through a stop sign on High Street at the intersection where High Street becomes Brook Street at Prospect Street. She was driving a 2006 Ford.

The woman’s failure to stop at the stop sign resulted in a collision with a 20-year-old man from Wakefield who was driving a 2005 Ford.

The accident took place at about 7:30 p.m. The Fire Department also responded.

Injuries were not reported during either crash.


Police received multiple calls yesterday to check on people in the following locations:

• On Grafton Street just after 4 p.m. A resident asked police to speak to someone who was reportedly snow blowing snow into the street.

• On Clifton Avenue at about 4:45 p.m. where a person was reportedly acting in an aggressive manner with a child. The woman left the area with the child in a car.

• On Richardson Street at 6:50 p.m. A wellbeing check was requested for a woman who had not returned calls to the person requesting the check.

• On Richardson Avenue at 11:10 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious white truck parked in front of his home. The caller also said two people had been inside the truck for about two hours. Police said everything checked out OK.


• On Water Street just after 1 a.m. two vehicles were spotted behind a business. Police said the vehicles were disabled.


Also today:

• A disturbance involving loud noise was reported on West Water Street at about 5:30 a.m. A similar call at the same location was logged at 6:15 a.m. when someone heard people laughing and carrying on. Police resolved the matter.


The Fire Department responded to 12 calls on Monday, nine for medical aid. Firefighters went to 68 Preston St. at 1:30 p.m. for a fire alarm system malfunction. This morning at 8:30, a crew went to the intersection of Salem and Vernon streets where an accident took place.