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August 16, 2013

Police/Fire

Danvers

Wednesday

Police took a report of credit card fraud at Lowe’s Home Improvement, 153 Andover St., at 6:03 p.m.

An assault was reported at 450 Maple St. at 9:24 p.m.

Police took a report of a vehicle hit-and-run, with property damage, at Danvers Medical Building, 2 Orchard Lane at 9:42 p.m.

Salem

Wednesday

At 8:10 p.m., police were called to Ferris Auto Parts, 18 Franklin St. Upon arrival, police could hear “loud crashes and glass breaking,” and two males were found throwing rocks at cars, breaking the windows. Ryan Anastos, 23, of 6 Becket St., Saugus and Ryan Seavey, 24, of 33 Fairmount Ave., Saugus, were arrested and charged with trespassing and 10 counts of malicious destruction of property over $250.

Peabody

Thursday

Police responded to an accident — a car into a pole — at 83 Pine St. at 5:10 a.m. The vehicle was towed.

Firefighters battled a shed fire at 17 Bradford Road around 2 p.m. A shed in a pool area was fully engulfed, firefighters said. The blaze was knocked down within 15 minutes. As of last night, the cause remained under investigation.

Beverly

Wednesday

Police were called to two separate domestic incidents within minutes of each other Wednesday night. At 9:34 p.m., John Philip Diianni, 49, of 14 Pond St., Beverly, was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery. Juan Primo Vazquez, 23, of 66 Cabot St., Beverly, was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery at 9:46 p.m.

Thursday

At 11:44 a.m., police were called to 91 Herrick St. for an uncooperative patient in an ambulance. The patient “became compliant upon police arrival,” police wrote in the log.

Marblehead

Wednesday

At 12:51 p.m., a person walked into the police station to report a sign that read “road work” had fallen onto a parked car, causing damage.

Thursday

Jose Alicea, 28, of 391 Mountain Ave., Apt. 1, Revere, was arrested and charged with a drug violation near a school or park and distribution of a class D drug.

Swampscott

Wednesday

Police responded to Burrill and Essex Streets at 7:15 p.m. Gene Nelson, 33, of 116 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery where a restraining order is in effect and assault and battery on a pregnant victim.

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