By Mark Ouellette
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:
Melrose Man Summonsed Following Disturbance Call
At 6:52 a.m. Aug. 19, Melrose police responded to a Main Street apartment for a report of a domestic disturbance, according to a police log. The call was transferred from a 911 state police line, and a woman could reportedly be heard saying "give me the keys" to someone else during the call. A 56-year-old Melrose man was summonsed for unlicensed operation of a vehicle.
9:30 a.m.: Police called to Pleasant Street for a report of damage to a vehicle, according to a police log.
1:22 p.m.: Police responded to the area of Lynn Fells Parkway and Main Street for a report of an accident, according to a police log. Two vehicles were towed from the scene, while one person was taken to a hospital, according to the log.
2:29 a.m.: Police called to Walgreens parking log for a report of kids playing kickball, according to a police log. The kids were sent on their way, the log adds.