Mason police logs: Aug. 22, 2013
Monday, August 5
Noise disturbance: At 11 a.m., a Nutting Hill Road resident reported concerns about the quantity and duration of ATV riding at a neighboring residence over the weekend having an adverse impact on his business. According to the resident, multiple ATVs were being ridden between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Police advised the resident that the issue is a land-use complaint and not a criminal matter, and referred the resident to the Select Board.
Tuesday, August 6
Criminal mischief: At 3:30 p.m., a Jeds Lane resident reported that his mailbox had been destroyed within the last several days. The resident advised that the mailbox has been damaged on one other occasion within the last two months, which he did not report at the time of the incident. Police have no suspects.
Wednesday, August 7
Suspicious person: At 8 a.m., a resident reported someone loading wood onto a pickup truck from the side of the road on Pratt Pond. Police located the person, who was picking up dead wood on the side of the road. Police advised that one should obtain the permission of the landowner before picking up or removing wood.
Thursday, August 8
Suspicious incident: At 10:02 a.m., a Starch Mill Road resident advised police that he had found a garage door open at his property that he had not opened. Police checked the area with the property owner, but nothing appeared to be missing. The owner believed it may have been acquaintances of his son’s, retrieving storage items, and will report any missing items.
Assist: At 3:58 a.m., police assisted the Mason Fire Department with extinguishing a small brush fire on the class VI portion of Old county Road, about 300 yards down the trail from the Gilman Hill end of the road. There is no indication of what started the fire, and no evidence of arson.