[Editor's Note: The following information was supplied by the Melrose Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.]
The Melrose Police Department has an anonymous tip line: 781-665-TIPS (8477). To text a tip to the Melrose Police Department, text MELROSE to 847411 (TIP411). The tip line is sponsored by the Melrose Police and the Melrose Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition.
The following is a sampling of entries from the Melrose Police log:
Malden Man Accused of Disorderly Conduct in Melrose
At 10:51 p.m. Sept. 25, Melrose Police responded to Main Street near the Main Street Mobil after receiving a 911 call with a man allegedly ranting on the phone. Brian Coleman, of 21 Clinton St., Malden, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
1:13 p.m.: East Wyoming Avenue, report of annoying phone calls.
1:20 p.m.: Main Street at Crystal Street, report of a fox running around in the street. The animal control officer was notified.
7:39 p.m.: Whitman Avenue, report of a past breaking and entering. The homeowner reported his home was broken into.
8:15 p.m.: Myrtle Street resident visited the police station to report a larceny.
5:04 p.m.: Lebanon Street, report of a breaking and entering. A woman returned home and found that it had been broken into. 5:56 p.m.: Lebanon Street, report of an hypodermic needle found on the ground. The needle was recovered and disposed of properly.