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:
Vehicle Strikes DPW Trailer at Melrose High School
10:59 a.m.: Boston Rock Road, report of wallet stolen from a vehicle overnight.
11:48 a.m.: Melrose High School on Lynn Fells Parkway, report of a harassment order violation. A 17-year-old Melrosian was summonsed on a charge of violating a harassment prevention order.
7:21 p.m.: Summer Street, report of vandalism to a vehicle.
10:29 p.m.: Porter Street area, report of a vehicular accident.
9:08 a.m.: Lynn Fells Parkway at Elm Street, report of a woman yelling that she wanted to get out of a red vehicle driven by a man. The vehicle reportedly made a right turn onto Lynn Fells Parkway, but police were unable to locate it.
2:35 p.m.: Lynn Fells Parkway at Tremont Street, report of a vehicular accident. State Police were on scene.
3:23 p.m.: Walk-in report of bicycle stolen from Mount Vernon Avenue.
4:53 p.m.: East Foster Street, report of a solicitor attempting to sell a woman a home security system. Police could not locate the solicitor.