Suspicious Vehicle Call Leads To Arrest
All information is provided by Lynnfield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Lynnfield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Monday, Sept. 26 and Tuesday, Sept. 27:
On Monday, Sept. 26 at 1:12 a.m., police were informed of a motor vehicle fire on Route 1 South. The fire department handled it.
At 2:01 a.m., a burglar alarm went off on North Hill Drive.
At 5:11 a.m., police provided a lift assist to a town resident.
At 12:42 p.m., police took a report of suspicious vehicles in a parking lot on Lynnfield Street, possibly engaged in drug activity. Soon after, they arrested Eric Easton Ragsdale, 28, of 45 Mountain Road, Burlington, for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and possession of a class D drug.
At 2:10 p.m., a caller reported that a man was walking toward Post Office Square and appeared to be smoking a crack pipe. Police did not spot the individual.
At 4:59 p.m., North Reading police informed Lynnfield of an erratically operating box truck heading toward town.
At 5:33 p.m. a burglar alarm went off on Pillings Pond Road.
On Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 4:46 a.m., a disabled auto was reported near Lynnfield Meat and Deli. It was gone on arrival.
At 6:26 a.m., police issued a summons to a 25-year-old Lynn man for speeding and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
At 11:39 a.m., there was a minor motor vehicle accident on Grove Street.
At 12:12 p.m., a vehicle was reported to be parked in a fire lane at Sunrise Assisted Living. It was gone on arrival.
At 3 p.m., a buglar alarm accidentally went off on Ledge Road.
At 4:15 p.m., a disabled auto was reported at Salem Street and Walnut Street.
At 6:20 p.m., a motor vehicle accident was reported on North Broadway. The individuals were gone on arrival.
At 6:26 p.m., police took a walk-in motor vehicle complaint from a Fairview Road resident.
At 8:36 p.m., a Main Street resident told police that somebody had apparently driven over his lawn earlier in the day.
At 8:37 p.m., a Lowell Street resident reported that a coyote had emerged from some nearby woods and almost went after her cat.
At 9:34 p.m., a verbal altercation was reported on Summer Street. The matter was resolved.
At 9:36 p.m., a Green Street resident called with a loud music complaint. It turned out to be coming from a party on the top floor of a nearby office building in Peabody.
At 10:38 p.m., an alarm went off and was canceled on Northway.
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