A Gloucester man was arrested for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after police found him pulling at the doors of Action Inc.’s offices on Pleasant Street.
According to police, officers received a call saying that a man in a red, hooded shirt was panhandling and yelling at people walking on Main Street, Saturday at 2:43 p.m.
Police who responded found a man drunk and pulling on the doors of Action’s offices. Officers had warned the man — William Page, 44, of 16 Old County Way in Manchester — earlier in the day that if they found him panhandling again, they’d arrest him. An officer handcuffed Page, who allegedly resisted arrest and was uncooperative during booking, on charges of resisting arrest and disturbing the peace.
Officers had initially found Page panhandling near the Dunkin’ Donuts on Rogers Street Saturday at 10:07 a.m.
No one was hurt in a car accident on the Blynman Bridge at 2:44 p.m. on Sunday.
Police responded to the accident and found that one car had rear-ended another. The driver of the rear-ending car said her foot slipped off the brake as she drove up to the bridge. Her car was towed by Tally’s, while the other motorist was also able to drive off after exchanging insurance paperwork.
A woman called police to report that a group of young people in a black Nissan Maxima “shot something” out of the car’s window at her daughter Saturday at 5:35 p.m. Police put out an alert for others to be on the lookout for the vehicle, but there was no indication in the police report that it was not found.
The woman said her daughter didn’t need medical attention.
An Essex Avenue resident called police at 5:41 p.m. and said the sewer was backing up into his house because of a broken sewer line. Police notified the Department Public Works, and a DPW crew arrived at the house to take care of the backup.
Police found a group sleeping in the Green Street playground at 5:05 p.m on Saturday and asked them to leave.
An officer responded to Magnolia Woods at 5:07 p.m. and found that someone had apparently run over a portable toilet at the athletic fields. His report states the toilet appeared flattened in several places.
A Quarry Street resident called police at 5:28 p.m. Saturday and reported several cars illegally parked on the street. When police responded, however, they found no vehicles on the road.
At 8:42 a.m. Saturday, a woman called police and told them someone had entered her unlocked car at 1157 Washington St. Friday night. She said she found the contents of the glove box thrown all over her car, and her pocketbook was missing. She said a neighbor found her checkbook nearby.
Another woman on Washington Street said someone also entered her unlocked car Friday night. She said whoever got into her car took her wallet. A neighbor found the wallet and brought it into the police station on Saturday and she retrieved it.
A man called police at 12:47 p.m. from River Road and said someone had taken a radar detector from his car. He said he locked the car and that whomever took the detector had broken in through the sunroof.
A Woodbury Street resident called police, Saturday at 12:54 p.m. and said someone stole an iPod Touch, sunglasses and loose change from his unlocked car at 35 Woodbury St.
Police responded to Cleveland Place Saturday at 11:44 a.m. after a neighbor called and said two men were looking at houses on the street. Officers found the men who said they were waiting for a ride. Police left the area when the men’s ride arrived and picked them up.
Police found a man sleeping in a Jeep in the Shaw’s parking lot off Maplewood Avenue, Saturday at 6:20 p.m. The man said he fell asleep while waiting for a family member to get the Jeep running again. The man left when he got the vehicle started.
A Knowlton Square resident called police Saturday at 11:16 p.m. and said that her boyfriend’s former girlfriend had bombarded them with thousands of text messages, e-mails, and voice mail messages over the last few months. Last month, she said, she received 1,700 texts from the woman. Police told her to fill out a harassment order, and officers are investigating.
Police told three intoxicated men to get out of Burnham’s Field, Friday at 10:44 a.m. The men left without incident.
After getting a call reporting an elderly man missing on Main Street at 5:53 p.m on Friday, police found the man on Main Street about 20 minutes later. No further information was available.
Fire Department paramedics transported a bicyclist from Hough Avenue to Addison Gilbert Hospital after a cycling accident Friday at 9:22 p.m. No further information was available as of Monday.
At 12:08 a.m. Saturday, Fire Department paramedics transported a Hampden Street resident to Addison Gilbert Hospital.
Steven Fletcher can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3455, or at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @StevenGDT