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Antrim Police Log: May 9, 2013


Tuesday, April 30

Services rendered: At 5:50 p.m. while on patrol, police observed a vehicle on the side of the road missing a left rear wheel and tire. The vehicle, a tan Chevrolet pick-up truck, was on an embankment just off Main Street near the High Street intersection. Police learned that the operator had called for a tow truck. There was no damage to town or private property.

Wednesday, May 1

Complaint: At 8:15 a.m., a male subject came into the Antrim Police Department to inform police that someone was fishing at Mill Pond behind Antrim Marketplace. Police responded to Mill Pond and advised the male fishing that there was a fishing derby that upcoming weekend, and no fishing was permitted until then. The male fisherman apologized and left the area.

Motor vehicle complaint: At 12:25 p.m., dispatch advised police of a motor vehicle entering Antrim from Stoddard on Route 9. The reporting party stated a silver pick-up truck with a red plow had a male occupant hanging out of a vehicle window. Police responded to the area and did not make contact with the reported vehicle.

Arrest: At 3:20 p.m., police initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 202 and made contact with Robert Recio, 59, of Alexandria, who was having lane control problems and was not maintaining a constant speed. Recio told police he was very tired and on his way home from work. Police determined Recio was not intoxicated. Upon running his license, police discovered Recio had an electronic bench warrant out of Plymouth District Court for non-payment of a fine for speeding. Recio was arrested and transported to the Antrim Police Department. He was released on $261.67 personal recognizance, and was given a court date of June 10 at Plymouth District Court. Recio was transported back to his vehicle by police.

Thursday, May 2

Motor vehicle crash: At 9:54 p.m., police received a report of a single-car motor vehicle crash on Route 202 in Antrim near Cross Road. Police arrived on the scene and spoke with Susan Bartlett, 57, of Antrim, who said she had fallen asleep at the wheel. Police determined she had crossed into the oncoming lane and onto the road shoulder, where she has struck a mailbox. No injuries were reported, and moderate damage was done to the front end of the vehicle, which was towed from the scene.

Friday, May 3

Kidnapping: At 7 p.m., police received a call from a female party located on Clinton Road stating her daughter was the victim of an attempted abduction. While playing in the front yard, her daughter stated a green SUV or wagon pulled up and the driver told the girl to “come here.” The daughter ran back inside immediately, and could not provide any further details on the driver. Officer Brian Lord searched the area for the described vehicle, but did not make contact.

Sunday, May 5

Complaint: At 7:46 p.m., police were notified of a male juvenile throwing rocks at a beaver near the dam on Summer Street. Police responded and spoke to the juvenile, who denied throwing any rocks but did say that he saw a beaver. Police instructed the juvenile to go and speak with his parents about the issue.

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