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Among the calls that kept Andover police busy this week, according to the police log:

  • A man parked at the YMCA who appeared to be drunk but was “making a tiktok.”
  • A noise complaint about a neighbor “washing dishes in the bathtub and being loud.”
  • A skinny man “walking around parking lot looking suspicious.”

Call of the Week

Thursday, April 27, 8:01 pm: Snake in kitchen on Somerset Drive. “Snake is contained. She will have an exterminator come in the morning.” More about snakes from Andover Animal Control.

Those and other selected entries from the Andover Police Department’s public log for April 19-25 are listed below. Some entries may updated after publication to include additional details from Andover Police Lt. Edward Guy. Those comments will be in bold.

You can download a PDF file of the complete, unedited log and view past entries from the Andover police log.

Wednesday, April 26

2:23 am: Suspicious activity, Salem Street/Vine Street.
7:01 am: Erratic operator, River Road.
8:36 am: Suspicious activity, North Main Street.
9:40 am: Scam, Andover Country Club Lane.
12:31 pm: Man in car at Andover/North Andover YMCA on Haverhill Street. “He was making a tiktok.”
12:56 pm: Fraud, Main Street.
4:08 pm: Lost dog returned to owner, Swan Lane.

Thursday, April 27

10:48 am: person who tried to move family member out of building on Steven Street without permission arrested on trespassing charge, Stevens Street.
11:01 am: Assisted State Police with foot chase on Tewksbury Street. Suspect arrested behind 8 Copley Drive.
11:04 am: Suspicious activity, River Road.
1:37 pm: Possible ID fraud, Whittier Court.
1:51 pm: Fraud, Salem Street.
1:59 pm: Fraud, Athena Circle.
2:48 pm: Harassment, Stowe Court.
2:50 pm: Injured dog, Bypass Road/Salem Street.
5:25 pm: Apple Watch found n Central Park, Bartlet Street.
7:32 pm: Kids climbing on walls, counters at Dundee Park. No damage, kids spoken to.
8:01 pm: Snake in kitchen on Somerset Drive. “Snake is contained. She will have an exterminator come in the morning.”

Friday, April 28

5:14 am: Well-being check on Haverhill Street. 20-year-old man transported to Lawrence Genral Hospital.
12:15 pm: Possible fraud, Colonial Drive.
12:58 pm: Illegal burn, Canterbury Street.
1:35 pm: Teenage boy “hanging around the bridge, acting strange” on Chandler Road.
1:57 pm: Lost truck needs help turning around, Andover Street/Central Street.
2:01 pm: Identity fraud, Saint James Drive.
3:46 pm: Identity fraud, North main Street.
4:00 pm: Man “making people uncomfortable” on Burnham Road. Gone on arrival.
6:34 pm: Andover Recreation asking for help contacting a parent who has not picked up their children.
7:36 pm: Caller wants to speak to officer about pictures they sent to someone, Tilton Lane.
10:00 pm: Six or seven kids throwing golf balls at house on Ivana Drive. No damage, unable to locate.

Saturday, April 29

9:03 am: Door smashed at Fringe Salon on Main Street.
9:29 am: Possible squatter, River Road.
12:35 pm: Loose dog on Chandler Road. Owner located.
1:03 pm: Caller heard gun shot, Federal Street. Officer reports gun club is open.
6:06 pm: Well-being check, Elm Street/Pine Street.

Sunday, April 30

1:29 am: Loud music, Dascomb Road.
9:13 am: Lost hiker needs ride back to car, Whittemore Terrace.
9:40 am: Identity theft, Cameron Road.
11:46 am: Unemployment scam, Lowell Street.
12:55 pm: Window smashed by rock, Brady Loop.

Monday, May 1

12:37 am: Fuel theft, River Road.
2:21 am: Doorbell rung three times, Wedgewood Drive, no one there when homeowner answered. Likely due to weather.
10:53 am: Larceny, Boutwell Road.
12:08 pm: Paving truck backed into parked car and left, Park Street/Whittier Street.
3:31 pm: Possible scam, Florence Street.
4:48 pm: Crash with injury, Karlton Circle/Porter Road.
5:29 pm: Earlier incident at Andover High School reported.
5:52 pm: Erratic operator, Cheever Circle/Shipman Road.
9:28 pm: Caller’s neighbor is “washing dishes in the bathtub and being loud.”
11:23 pm: Possible motor vehicle theft, Brookside Drive.

Tuesday, May 2

3:59 am: Loud noise against hour. Possibly an animal, Samos Lane.
4:02 am: Multi-car crash. See: Andover Police Respond To Mental Health Emergency
9:48 am: Well-being check, Hampshire Street.
12:09 pm: Skinny man “walking around parking lot looking suspicious.” His car was broken down and he was waiting for a tow, Dascomb Road.
12:28 pm: Report of past hit-and-run, Summer Street/Whittier Street.
1:35 pm: Fraud, Tessier Drive.
2:33 pm: Stirling Street flooded by backed-up catch basin.
2:39 pm: Dog complaint, Tewksbury Street.
3:19 pm: Erratic operator forced woman to jump out of Central Street cross walk.
3:20 pm: Custody issue, South Main Street.
3:46 pm: Crash with injury to seven-year-old, Smithshire Estates.
8:09 pm: Unemployment scam, High Street.
9:04 pm: Noise complaint, South Street.
11:34 pm: Suspicious activity, River Road.

File photo: Dave Copeland/Andover News

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