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February 24, 2014



Police were dispatched to Congress Street at 11:17 p.m. for a male party rapping down the street. The man stated “he was walking home to Lafayette Street and was singing on his way,” according to the log item. Police advised him to “keep it down and to stay on the sidewalk.”

Richard Coombs, 31, 7 Harmony St., Salem, was arrested on charges of drunken driving and operating to endanger after crashing into a parked car on Buffum Street at 11:41 p.m. There were no reported injuries.


Jocelyn E. Smolinsky, 19, of Waltham was arrested by Salem State University police for possession of class D substance with intent to distribute and minor transporting liquor, according to a 2:10 a.m. log item.



Officers were called to 15 Duke St. at 3:08 p.m. on a report that “a resident put stray dog in yard.” The animal control officer was notified and will retrieve the dog, according to the log item.


A tractor trailer was stopped at the intersection of Paradise and Walker road at 1:49 p.m. for running a red light, and the driver, Juan Maldonado, 38, of Lynn was subsequently arrested on charges of operating with a suspended license and failing to stop/yield. The owners of the trucking company were issued a civil citation for allowing an employee to drive with a suspended license, according to the log item.

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