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December 27, 2013





Police received a 3:02 p.m. report that fireworks were coming from the vicinity of 5 Franklin St. “They were spoken to, and the display has concluded,” police wrote later.

A Cashman Road man reported at 7:27 p.m. that he “wanted his three daughters to leave.” Police wrote later: “They left without incident.”


Police received a 1:11 a.m. report of an erratic operator at Tremont and Wallis streets but later determined that the driver had been “having difficulty seeing” because the person who reported him had his high beams on.

A Magnolia Way man reported at 10:15 a.m. that his ex-wife had accessed his account.



Police received an 11:49 p.m. report that a vehicle at TGI Fridays at 49 Newbury St. had been broken into.



Police responded to 62 Glidden St. after a 9:21 p.m. report of a disturbance and determined it was part of a “long-standing neighbor dispute.” Police wrote that the man who called said he had heard his neighbor’s friends mention the word “shotgun” while outside. The neighbor said his daughter had been walking to her car when one of her friends stated, “I have shotgun” — “As in he wanted the front seat,” police wrote.


A 7:46 p.m. report that people were fighting at 5 Ashton St. resulted in the arrest of Ralph F. Ozual, 25, of 572 Walnut St., Lynn, on a charge of disturbing the peace. He was also wanted on a warrant, according to the log.


About 11 a.m., police arrested Nicholas Digiovanni, 48, of 315 Rantoul St., Beverly, on charges of domestic assault and threatening to commit a crime.

A 6:58 p.m. report of a disturbance resulted in the arrest of Andrew J. Pritchard, 42, of 342 Old Essex Road, Beverly, on a charge of assault and battery.

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