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December 19, 2013




Gregory B. Jones, 53, 21 Caller St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 2:19 p.m., on Lowell Street on charges of driving an uninsured vehicle with a revoked registration.

As the storm threatened, a woman on Abington Avenue told police at 2:29 p.m. that she took in a cat “that had been hanging around the neighborhood since November.” Police call it “an outdoor pet” that hasn’t been reported missing.

No injuries resulted after an accident on Endicott Street at 4:18 p.m. involving a school bus. Police report it was empty.

A driver was transported to Lahey North following an accident on Lynnfield Street, as logged at 5:57 p.m.

West Peabody water main breaks on Penn Road and Surray Drive meant low or no pressure, and sometimes no water, on Catherine Drive, Penn Road, Surray Lane, Magnolia Terrace, Manor Drive and Pequot Road, according to the log at 9:17 p.m.


Nothing could be found after a report at 1:08 a.m. of a woman chased by a guy “wearing all black” in the vicinity of Lowell and Endicott streets.

Don’t try this at home — police were unable to locate whoever was reported “snow surfing” off the back of a car on Herold Road at 1:37 a.m.

The former owner was “upset,” according to the log at 4:36 a.m., but National Investigations Inc. had checked in with police before repossessing a vehicle on Foster Street. Police stood watch.

An accident on Lowell Street at Kosciusko saw one driver taken to Beverly Hospital by Atlantic Ambulance, as logged at 12:56 p.m.



A caller alerted police at 1:51 p.m. that a tractor trailer came down Lee Street, “slid and jackknifed and damaged a stone wall, tree and bush at ... 4 Union St.,” according to the log.

A woman on Pleasant Street complained at 2:45 p.m. that “her daughter fell for the third time on the icy sidewalk in front of the school.” She wants the town to sand or salt the sidewalk, according to the log.

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