, Salem, MA

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March 22, 2013




A catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle at 138 Conant St., according to a 4:48 p.m. report.

Police received an 8:37 p.m. report that a deer had been struck on Hale Street. Police wrote: “The deer dragged itself into the wooded area next to the road and was located about 30 yards in from the road. It had two, maybe three, broken legs and was unable to move any further. The animal was dispatched with the shotgun.”

A 10 p.m. report of a loud argument brought police to 11 Simon St. Subsequently arrested was Patricia Moscillo, 51, of the same address, on a charge of domestic assault.


A 9:13 a.m. report of two men behind a house brought police to 47 Webster Ave., where they determined that the men were surveying property lines.

A catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle near Hale and Oak streets, according to a 10:17 a.m. report. Another was reported stolen from a vehicle at 181 Elliott St. at 2:36 p.m.



Police received a 3:26 p.m. report that a man in his 60s was pointing a suspicious object — “possibly a radar gun” — at oncoming traffic on Lowell Street. Police were unable to locate him.


An injured sea gull was brought to Borash Veterinary Clinic after a 8:35 a.m. report of the animal near 26 Aborn St.

Police responded to a 12:22 p.m. report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on Andover Street, but an officer was unable to locate either.



A 12:14 p.m. report of shoplifting at Marshalls at 1005 Paradise Road resulted in the arrest of Philip Drago, 53, of 145 Stevens St., Revere, on a charge of larceny over $250.

Police received a 6:25 p.m. report of gunshots near 11 Highland St., but an officer was unable to locate anything suspicious. “Several pedestrians reporting it was fireworks,” police wrote.

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