SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 14, 2013

Police/fire


The Salem News

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Thursday

A man reported at 11:59 a.m. that he had just been hit by a car on Elm Street. “He related his elbow was injured,” police wrote. The man declined to be taken to a hospital.

Police received a 12:25 p.m. report that the back door of a fish truck heading outbound on Pleasant Street was “open and swinging.” An officer pulled the truck over. “Door secured, nothing lost from back,” police wrote later.

A 2:20 p.m. report that a woman was trying to pass a bad check at a business on Pleasant Street resulted in the arrest of April Ann Umble, 34, of 100 Washington St., Apt. 201, Biddeford, Maine, on charges of uttering a false check and attempting to commit a crime.

A Franklin Street man reported at 2:31 p.m. that a wreath had gone missing from his front door.

Police received a 2:48 p.m. report that an elderly man was standing on Humphrey Street with a shovel and a sign reading “2 young men wanted.” Police determined that he was “trying to hire kids to shovel some properties he takes care of in the winter.”

A 10:15 p.m. fire alarm brought police and the Fire Department to Terry’s Ice Cream on Atlantic Avenue. Police wrote later: “Set off by belt on ice cream machine.”

Friday

A Commercial Street man reported at 12:15 a.m. that his coat had been taken from a bar earlier in the night. Police wrote: “House and car keys were in the coat pocket. Luckily the house was open but if the coat or keys get turned in, he would like them back.”

Swampscott

Wednesday

Police received a 5:54 p.m. report that a vehicle had struck a house at 12 Banks Road. There were no injuries.

A Pine Street woman reported at 6:34 p.m. that her boyfriend had received threats from a “former relative.”

Thursday

A 71-year-old woman on Doherty Circle was transported to Salem Hospital after a 3:15 a.m. report that she had fallen and hit her head.

A 82-year-old woman on Burrill Street was transported to Salem Hospital after a 3:53 a.m. report that she had fallen and broken her leg or hip.

A 10:19 a.m. report that somebody in a white vehicle “with windows all fogged up” might have needed assistance brought police to Humphrey Street and Nirvana Drive, where they determined the person had been taking a nap.

Peabody

Thursday

Police conducted a traffic stop on Andover Street about 7 p.m. and subsequently arrested Courtney Avery, 20, of 11 Fiske Ave., Apt. 2, Lynn, on a charge of receiving stolen property over $250, and Haridon Duvli, 26, of the same address, on charges of receiving stolen property over $250 and carrying a dangerous weapon. Avery was also wanted a warrant, according to the log.

Police were unable to find anything suspicious after a 7:41 p.m. report that a person was filming customers as they used the ATM at the TD Banknorth at 31 Cross St.

About 8 p.m., an officer arrested Edmund A. LeBlanc, 58, of 157 Holten St., Apt. 3, Danvers, on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order.

A Warren Street man reported at 10:38 p.m. that he was missing bank statements. “Officer advised to seek assistance at bank,” police wrote.

Police received an 11:55 p.m. report that an employee had stolen $1,600 worth of merchandise from the Macy’s at the Northshore Mall. Subsequently arrested was Amanda K. Rano, 20, of 69 Franklin St., Lynn, on charges of shoplifting by asportation and larceny over $250.

Friday

Police responded to 4 Perkins St. after a 1:41 a.m. report that a man’s mother had called him saying her house was on fire. “Officer reports no fire, a broken radiator was releasing steam,” police wrote later.

A man was transported to Salem Hospital after a 10:38 a.m. report that he’d collapsed in the parking lot of the Stop & Shop on Howley Street.

A Thorndike Street man reported at 10:51 a.m. that his neighbor was being nosy. Police wrote later that it was part of an “ongoing neighbor issue.”

Salem

Thursday

An officer was unable to locate two males who were reported to be asking people for their IDs at 152 Washington St. at 7:05 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Washington Street about 10:30 p.m. and subsequently arrested Andres Emilio Reyes, 21, of 56 Dow St., Salem, on a charge of possession of a class D substance with intent to distribute.

A 10:31 p.m. report of a screaming child brought police to 190 Bridge St., where they determined a 7-year-old had been yelling because he didn’t want to do his homework.

Friday

About noontime, an officer on Boston Street arrested Isaac J. Gaines, 26, of 7 Holten St., Peabody, on charges of operating a motor vehicle after license suspension and entering a restricted way.

Danvers

Friday

Police received an 11:26 a.m. report of a residential break-in at 149 High St.

A report shortly before 5 p.m. that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle brought police to the area of High and Water streets, but they were unable to locate the individual.