Published in the July 15, 2015 edition
WAKEFIELD — Patrol Officer Christopher Whalen cited the driver of a 2010 Acura yesterday morning for failing to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Chestnut and Emerson streets. Because of the driver’s failure to stop, he collided with the operator of a 2015 Subaru, said police.
The accident occurred just before 9 a.m.
In other police business on Tuesday:
• Police went to a Bennett Street residence after receiving word that a man was experiencing tightness in his chest and shortness of breath. He was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital just after 9 a.m.
• An Elm Crest Road resident notified police at about 10:15 a.m. about vehicles parking in the roadway that would inhibit emergency vehicles from passing. Another call came from an Elm Crest Road resident at about 2:45 p.m. about someone parking in front of a fire hydrant.
Another complaint was logged at about 1:20 p.m. when a caller from Druid Hill Avenue reported that a construction crew working in the roadway was making it impossible for emergency vehicles to pass. Police checked both areas but found no violations.
• Police responded to a home on Woodbury Road at about 10:40 a.m. following a report that a woman was not feeling well. The Fire Department and Action Ambulance also responded.
• Police arranged for an ambulance to be sent to a home on North Avenue following a call just after 11 a.m. about a man who was not feeling well.
• A hit-and-run accident on Lowell Street was reported at about 12:45 p.m.
• A Forest Street resident was taken to a hospital following a complaint about having difficulty breathing. The Fire Department and Action Ambulance also responded. The call was logged at 4:15 p.m.
• An Albion Street resident having an anxiety attack called police at about 4:45 p.m. The person was taken to Winchester Hospital. The Fire Department and Action Ambulance responded.
• An Avon Street resident called police at 4:55 p.m. when he spotted a car blocking a driveway. Police issued a parking ticket.
• A minor collision at the Rte. 129 rotary took place at about 5:45 p.m. Police determined that the accident took place on the Reading side of the rotary.
• Police responded to a call from someone on Main Street around 5:45 p.m. when two children were spotted locked inside a vehicle. One of the children was able to open the door, police said.
• A caller told police at 5:50 p.m. that two or three people in a white Toyota were using squirt guns to shoot people with water on North Avenue near Lake Quannapowitt.
• Police went to Hopkins Street at about 7:20 p.m. to help a man suffering from a high fever. The man was taken to a hospital for treatment. The Fire Department and Action Ambulance also responded.
• A hit-and-run collision at Exit 41 on Rte. 128 took place just after 11 p.m. State Police were notified.
• A Lovis Avenue resident was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital following a complaint about chest pain at 3:50 a.m.
• A manager from the Lakeside Inn on North Avenue requested additional police patrol of the area due to a potential problem with an employee. The call was logged at about 6:30 a.m.