, Salem, MA

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May 22, 2013



An air conditioner was reported stolen from the Holiday Inn on Newbury Street at 2:13 p.m.

A Buxton Street woman reported at 4:17 p.m. that her daughter had stolen her laptop. “Officer reports that the daughter had agreed to return her mother’s laptop,” wrote police. “Officer will follow up tomorrow to confirm that has been done.”

Police received a 5:39 p.m. report that a man with a stick was chasing another man near 36 Foster St. Police were unable to locate them.

A player on the football field at the Bishop Fenwick School had a seizure and was suffering from heat exhaustion, according to a 5:40 p.m. report. He was transported to Salem Hospital.

A caller at the YMCA on Lynnfield Street reported at 5:47 p.m. that a baby squirrel was “running after people in the parking lot.” Police wrote later: “Officer reports that the baby squirrel was scooped up into a barrel and put back into the woods.”

A woman at 20 Central St. reported at 6:07 p.m. that things were missing from her porch, but she later found the items.

Police received a 9:52 p.m. that a group of motorcycles with loud pipes were driving up and down Warren Street, but an officer was unable to locate them.

An Endicott Street caller reported at 11:09 p.m. that three youths inside a black SUV had thrown eggs at her car. Police wrote later: “Unable to locate perpetrators. Damage rinsed off. All in order.”


A 47-year-old Newbury Street man was transported to Lahey Medical Center after a 1:47 a.m. report that he was suffering from severe foot pain.

After a 7:48 a.m. report that a female on Shillaber Street had been assaulted by her stepfather, police sought a warrant for the man on charges of domestic assault and battery, malicious destruction of property over $250 and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. The victim was transported to Salem Hospital with undisclosed injuries.

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