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November 26, 2013



Police conducted a traffic stop on Essex Center Drive about 12 p.m. and subsequently arrested Michael Eng, 30, of 1621/2 North St., Apt. 2, Salem, on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, receiving stolen property over $250 and possession of a burglarious instrument.



Police responded to a 6:37 a.m. report of gunshots in the vicinity of 62 Water St. and determined they had likely come from duck hunters in the harbor.

Police were unable to locate somebody who was reported to have knocked on a door at 14 Beach St. and then run off at 6:12 p.m.

Somebody had smashed the window of a vehicle on Enon Street and stolen a briefcase from inside, according to a 6:19 p.m. report.

Police wrote in a 6:58 p.m. log item: “Female called 911 speaking Spanish and asked if I speak Spanish. I asked if she speaks English, and she did not answer. I contacted an interpreter, but by that time she had hung up. Two call-backs went straight to voice mail. Call was a cellphone call and was shown to be in the area of 893 Hale St. on the map. 906 searched the area with negative results.”

Police received a 7:49 p.m. report that a pumpkin had been thrown at the house at 38 Everett St.


Police received 911 calls from kids in a “program” at 6 Echo Ave., according to a 12:56 a.m. log item. “Wants more food from the staff or wants out of program,” police wrote. “Was advised not to call 911 for non-emergency.”

A 4:57 p.m. report of a transformer fire brought police and the Fire Department to Essex Street and Old Rubbly Road.


A 2 a.m. report of “someone with a forged script” at a 54 Elliott St. business resulted in the arrest of Christopher J. McDonough, 24, of 7 Sunset Drive, Beverly, on a charge of uttering a false prescription.

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