Threats Reported To Police

The following is an excerpt from the Wenham Police. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following is an excerpt from the Wenham Police log:

Monday, Aug. 27

  • At 4:41 p.m., a carbon monoxide alarm went off on Main Street.
  • A general disturbance was reported at Burley and Maple street at 8:18 p.m.
  • At 10:10 p.m., an ambulance was called to Old Country Road.
  • Mutual aid was provided to Beverly on Enon Street at 11 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

  • Police performed a well-being check on Larch Lane at 8:55 a.m.
  • Hazards were removed from Cedar Street at 2:32 p.m.
  • Police stopped a vehicle on Larch Lane at 6:34 p.m.
  • Hazards were removed from Longfellow Road at 8:26 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

  • Police investigated threats at 12:32 p.m. The call was transported to another department. 

For questions about the log, email robertg@patch.com

kerstin locherie October 08, 2012 at 05:22 AM
Maybe there would not be so much trouble with our local police if they used different criteria in hiring local town police. Maybe different profiles for hiring local police officers and their demeanor should be considered. A local police officer hired to protect and serve should have the same demeanor as a firefighter. If you had the personality, demeanor and character traits of firefighters and hired and trained a firefighter candidate as a police officer. Then maybe the police would get it. That their occupation/career is not to be a tough guy or gal but actually to protect and serve our rights as citizens. What we need today is what we had years ago, the police at one time were regarded as peace makers, local neighborhood citizens who were looked up to and therefore commanded the respect of our citizenry. Salaries are too high, along with details, it's time to bring this position back to earth and hire people who are interested in public service and not so much about the money and the power trip.


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