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February 21, 2014




People were reported in a vacant house that a real estate agent was showing to new owners at 4:36 p.m. on Woodland Avenue.

A man in a yellow coat was jumping into traffic at 11:25 p.m. in the Bridge Street and Western Avenue area. The man was walking home from a bar and was transported to his apartment in Danvers, the log entry said.


Police arrested Glenn Norwood, 51, 53 Lovett St., on a charge of shoplifting by asportation at 8:27 a.m. on Cabot Street.



At 2:11 p.m., a caller from Walden Hill Drive reported his tow truck was stolen from in front of his residence.

An elderly woman reported at 6:30 p.m. that she was threatened by a man because of where she parked her car on Wilson Terrace. The officer spoke with the woman and advised her that it is a parking problem caused by the snow and to speak with housing about the issue, according to the log. In another log entry from 7:08 p.m., the same woman said that when the man threatened her earlier, he mentioned guns and being a member of the Hells Angels. The officer said the man was “unbalanced and was spoken to.”


Police arrested William Kennedy, 53, 5 Walden Hill Drive, at his home at 12:05 a.m. on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

A caller from Prospect Street left a voice mail with police at 8:58 a.m. complaining about a mobile deer with an injured leg that is living in a wooded area on his and his neighbor’s properties, and he wanted it removed. The officer advised that animal control doesn’t remove “nuisance wildlife” because it isn’t equipped, authorized or licensed to remove deer. By law, the log entry said, deer cannot be shot and killed unless the animal is being a threat to public safety. A member of Mass Wildlife said that he would consult a deer specialist and call the homeowner back to discuss the complaint, the log entry said.

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