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June 11, 2013

Police/fire

Marblehead

Friday

A May Street woman reported at 12:48 p.m. that she had received a scam phone call from a man asking for money and claiming to be “in trouble in Cancun.” Police wrote: “Caller said she does not have a grandson old enough to be in Cancun.”

Police received a 1:50 p.m. report that youths had thrown a rock “or something like that” at a passing car at Atlantic Avenue and Gerry Street. An officer determined no damage had been done.

Somebody dumped beer cans at the end of Auburndale Road, according to a 2:26 p.m. report. Police wrote that a resident requested extra patrols of the area. “She has picked up the mess,” wrote an officer.

Police received an 8:04 p.m. report that a white SUV was “all over the road” at Atlantic Avenue and Greystone Road. “Person was eating while driving,” an officer wrote later.

Saturday

The Fire Department extinguished a basement fire on Atlantic Avenue, according to a 1:44 a.m. log item.

Police received a 1:51 a.m. report of a burst water pipe from a Cliff Street woman. An officer wrote: “Caller reports that she is holding the pipe up. Caller was hysterical.” An officer determined the leak was in a sump pump hose and fixed the problem, according to the log.

A vehicle crashed into a pole on Lafayette Street, according to a 10:22 a.m. report. There were no reports of injuries.

A Pleasant Street caller reported at 3:42 p.m. that a group of three people were in the apartment across the hall “making noise, yelling, drinking beer and a strange odor in the hallways,” police wrote. An officer told the three to quiet down.

Peabody

Sunday

A $100 lawn mower was stolen from 87 Fairview Ave., according to a 2:05 p.m. report.

Monday

Police received a 5:32 a.m. report that a customer was refusing to leave the bathroom at the Sunoco on Newbury Street.

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