Weekend Started With Widespread Road Flooding

The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police logs. Where charges are mentioned it does not indicate a conviction.


The following is an excerpt from the logs.

Thursday, Aug. 9

  • At 7:27 a.m., police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at 316 Paradise Road. Fire and ambulance were dispatched to the scene. 
  • At 11:30 p.m., a bicyclist apparently hit the curb on Paradise Road and crashed. The person was injured and transported to the hospital. 

Friday, Aug. 10

  • At 6:09 a.m., a caller reported that a dog was left outside a Priscilla Road residence all night and was barking, preventing the caller from sleeping. 
  • At 4:54 p.m., a Swampscott police officer responded to Weatherly Drive to assist Salem police with a possible stolen vehicle, taken from Swampscott.
  • At 7:16 p.m., street flooding was reported at 444 Humphrey Street.
  • At 7:22 p.m., a caller reported that Stetson Avenue was flooded. Traffic was diverted and DPW notified.
  • At 7:22 p.m., police received a report that Paradise Road at Franklin Avenue was impassable due to flooding.
  • At 7:26 p.m., a caller reported street flooding at Banks Road and Walker Road.
  • At 7:40 p.m., police received a report of street flooding at Banks Road and Farragut Road.
  • At 8:05 p.m., police received a report of a disabled motor vehicle at Burrill Street and Railroad Avenue due to flooding. A tow truck was called. The water in the road has drained to the point where traffic can now pass on Burrill.

Saturday, Aug. 11

  • At 12:01 a.m., police received third report from a caller about the loudness coming from Grown Ups 2 wrap party at Phillips Park. Police responded and started to disperse the large crowd. 

For questions about the log, email swampscott@patch.com

David Arsenault April 20, 2013 at 12:35 AM


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