, Salem, MA

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November 26, 2013




A window on Lynde Street had fallen out of its frame and onto two vehicles, according to a 6:20 a.m. report.

The animal control officer responded to 32 Federal St. after an 8:11 a.m. report that a cat was “not doing well” underneath a bush there. Police wrote: “Appears with the cold night, the cat was nearly frozen.” The animal was transported to a veterinarian, where it was placed onto a heating pad.

Police and the Fire Department responded to 152 Washington St. after an 11:21 a.m. report that a car was on fire there. “Upon arrival, vehicle appeared to have a small electrical fire,” police wrote later. “The fire appeared to have burnt out. Salem fire on scene and did flush the vehicle with water and searched for further smoke and fire.”

Police and firefighters responded to 88 Ocean Ave. after a 3:48 p.m. report of a small fire on a porch.

A 4:43 p.m. report of pickpocketing on Gedney Street resulted in the arrest of Amanda Leigh Wiedemann, 29, of 116 Lafayette St., Salem, on a charge of larceny from a person.

Officers responded to 53 Belleview Ave. after a 5:42 p.m. report of a domestic dispute and found a woman sitting in a driveway, bleeding from her nose and right wrist. Subsequently arrested was Tiffany Leigh Zemp, 28, of the same address, on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person 60 or older and two counts of assault and battery on an elderly or disabled person.

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