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December 28, 2013

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Swampscott

Tuesday

A Hemenway Road woman reported at midnight that somebody had thrown eggs at her house. She believed a neighbor on Priscilla Road was responsible.

A Pine Street woman reported at 1:45 a.m. that a car had pulled into her driveway. “When she put on the lights, the car backed out really fast,” wrote police. “Now it is stuck in the driveway.” Subsequently arrested was Theodore Booras, 55, of 65 Ware Lane, Marblehead, on charges of drunken driving and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Police were unable to locate anything amiss in the vicinity of 44 Walker Road after someone reported that an “electrical-sounding hum” was coming from somewhere in that area at 2:06 a.m.

Wednesday

Police received no reports of anything amiss between a 7 a.m. report of a residential alarm on Atlantic Avenue and a 10:07 p.m. report that somebody on Paradise Road had a stomach ache.

Peabody

Thursday

A woman reported at 2:19 p.m. that she had been “stared down by a pit bull” on Holten Street. Police wrote later: “Units located the owner of the dog. He will be properly secured.”

Police received a 3:27 p.m. report that a motor vehicle on Summit Terrace had been broken into and an iPad, laptop, sunglasses and a video recorder stolen.

A child was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital after a 4:31 p.m. report that he or she had passed out at Metro Bowl at 63 Foster St.

A woman reported anonymously at 6:27 p.m. that homeless people — including a possible sex offender — were living in an unoccupied white trailer “without red shutters” near the highway at the Mobile Estates park, 286 Newbury St. Police wrote later: “Officer was unable to locate the trailer in question, reported that the trailer described as being white without red shutters near highway appears to be incorrect. Officers unable to follow up with anonymous call. Officers clear, call appears unfounded.”

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