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November 10, 2012



A window of the Tedeschi at 115 Main St. was smashed, according to a 3:34 p.m. report.

Police received a 5:02 p.m. report that a house on Jacobs Street had been burglarized.

A Summit Terrace woman reported at 6:55 p.m. that she had found a yellow envelope hanging from her front door with a yellow note instructing her to call Bank of America. “When she called that number it requested her account number or social security number,” wrote police. Bank of America subsequently informed her that this was fraudulent activity and they had not left the envelope.

A leopard-print pocketbook was stolen from a motor vehicle parked at the West Congregational Church at 27 Johnson St., according to a 9:31 p.m. report.

Somebody smashed a window on a motor vehicle parked at 106 Main St. and stole a diaper bag worth $30, according to a 10:29 p.m. report.


Police called back a Perkins Street residence after a 911 hangup at 9:23 a.m. and heard a man yelling in the background and “a dish sounded like it had just been broken.” Police wrote: “A female stated that the number was dialed in error by a child.” An officer determined that there had been a verbal dispute at the address.



A 9:52 p.m. report of threats brought police to 282 Washington St., where they arrested Whester Canela, 25, of 50 Warren St., Peabody, on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250 and intimidation of a witness.


A deer was reported to be in the median at Highland Avenue and Swampscott Road at 1:02 a.m., but police were unable to locate it.

Police responded to a 2:41 a.m. report of a “group of a kids about to fight” at 6 Gallows Hill Road and determined that there was no fight — the youths had locked their keys inside a car.

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