Sunday, January 27, 2013
The call came in at about 3:45 p.m. this afternoon.
Update 8:37 a.m., Monday, Jan. 28 The car's remote key ignited flammable vapors causing the explosion. Read the full story here. Update 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 The owner of the vehicle told WCVB that she was about 30 yards away from her car, a 2012 Honda Civic, when she attempted to open her trunk remotely and the explosion occurred. The woman, a nurse at Winchester Hospital, told the news station that she did not have oxygen tanks or anything else flamable in the vehicle. See the full WCVB report. ----- Update 5 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 No injuries were reported, according to initial reports. ----- A vehicle exploded in the BJ's Wholesale Club parking lot at about 3:45 p.m. this afternoon, according to police scanner reports. The initial …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Find out what types of calls the Stoneham Police Department responded to recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 3:23 p.m. July 17, Stoneham police were called to BJ's parking lot on Cedar Street on a report of a hit-and-run accident. The caller reported a female driver flung her door open and struck his car, causing significant damage. The woman declined to identify herself and left the lot; however, she did go to the police station later on. July 17 @2:53 p.m.: Police responded to Montvale Avenue for a report of a property hit-and-run incident. A possible suspect motor vehicle in parking lot. Police to file a report. @4:53 p.m.: Police called to Campus Academy on William Street on a…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Find out what types of calls the Stoneham Police Department fielded recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 1:48 p.m. May 31, Stoneham police responded to William Street for a report of a juvenile male destroying a room with a weapon. The male was taken to Salem Hospital with parental consent. A summons was to follow for malicious destruction of property. May 31 @12:32 p.m.: A woman visited the police station to report elderly fraud at a Mountain View Drive apartment. Her father was allegedly the victim of the fraud. A report was taken. @2:43 p.m.: Police responded to Montvale Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash. The caller reports a vehicle drove into a fence near the …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Find out what types of calls kept Stoneham Police Department busy recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] On May 24, Stoneham Police responded to several reports of car break-ins on Campbell Road. Here's a look at the different calls handled by officers that day: May 23 @7:48 a.m.: Police called to Beacon Street for a report of a vehicular hit and run. The victim claims someone hit his vehicle and took off. The suspect's vehicle was possibly a white Acura. The incident was determined to have taken place in Wakefield and victim told police they would contact Wakefield Police Department. @8:13 a.m.: Police respond to the area of Main Street and Montvale Avenue on a report of a minor…
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Stoneham detectives plan to review surveillance footage from the Dunkin' Donuts at 2 Lynn Fells Parkway to generate leads following Thursday's attempted armed robbery.
Friday, May 18, 2012
There was an attempted robbery at Dunkin' Donuts, 196 Main St., Thursday evening, according to reports.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Check out some of the recent calls that kept Stoneham Police Department busy recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 10:25 p.m. May 12, Stoneham police responded to Center Beverage on Main Street for a report of liquor stolen from the store. A man allegedly ran out of the store with a bottle of vodka. Police to investigate. May 12 @2:44 a.m.: Police called to a Pomeworth Street apartment for a report of a drunk woman. The caller told police that there was an intoxicated blonde woman on her steps with no shoes on and is crying. The drunk woman was taken to the police station lobby, where her mother picked her up. @10:40 a.m.: Police respond to a minor two-car accident on Whittemore Lane. …
Saturday, May 12, 2012
The first accident happened around 3:30 p.m. Saturday between exits 36 and 37, while the second happened at about 4:30 p.m., according to Twitter reports.
Multi-vehicle accidents have caused traffic issues on Route 93 northbound in Stoneham Saturday afternoon, according to Twitter reports. The first accident took place around 3:30 p.m., and the right lane of the highway was closed and traffic was "backed up a couple miles," according to Twitter user @CelestialAxis. However, all lanes recently reopened and traffic is backed up to Spot Pond, according to Twitter user @NEFirebuff. No reports of any injuries or tows. About 4:30 p.m., @NEFirebuff tweeted: "Another 2 car crash on (Route) 93N at exit 34 in #Stoneham. Left lane taken. And a 3 car paper exchange at (Route) 128 off in the (break down lane)." We'll post more updates as they come in.
Friday, May 11, 2012
We'll post updates as we receive them.
Police are searching for a man who broke into a home on Lynn Fells Parkway Friday afternoon, according to reports. The incident happened after 2 p.m. and Melrose police arrived on scene first. It's unclear what, if anything, was taken from the Lynn Fells Parkway home. Stoneham police also responded and are searching for a suspect described as a white man in his late 20s or early 30s, wearing all dark blue sweats with a blue-and-red backpack. The suspect was last seen riding a mountain bike, heading in the direction of J.J. Grimsby's. We'll post more updates as we receive them.
The accident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. Friday
A truck struck a pole in front of Stone Zoo Friday afternoon, according to State Police. The accident reportedly occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m. It appears the truck hit a green light post in the median located near the zoo and Greenwood Park. Two state troopers and cruisers were on scene, as well as a NSTAR truck and employee. A man in a blue truck with emergency lights also was parked along Pond Street near the park. The NSTAR employee was going to find out who the light post's owner to tend to the damaged pole, according to a State Trooper. Small shards of glass could also be seen on the roadway near the park. It's unclear if anyone was injured and State Police couldn't readily provide additional details.