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June 11, 2013



Police and the Fire Department responded to the Swampscott Road transfer station after a 3:10 a.m. report of a fire. The inbound lane of Swampscott Road was closed by police while firefighters extinguished the blaze. A firefighter said the blaze was confined to a trailer full of trash and did not extend to any building. Crews were on scene until about 9 a.m. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

An officer retrieved six hypodermic needles from the bushes in front of 1000 Loring Ave., according to a 9:59 a.m. log item.

Police received a 2:40 p.m. report that somebody had climbed onto the roof of the attendant’s shack at 24 Kernwood St. and turned the security cameras the wrong way. The person might have been caught on surveillance footage, according to the log.

Plants of various shapes and sizes were reported stolen from a woman’s backyard at 6 Daniel St. at 3:05 p.m. The woman’s neighbor reported seeing two males with landscaping shirts in the yard that morning.



A 12:27 a.m. report of a car all over the road on Endicott Street resulted in the arrest of Charles Rehal, 61, of 28 Holten St., Danvers, on charges of drunken driving, driving to endanger and a marked lanes violation.

A 4:33 p.m. report of shoplifting at the Kohl’s on Independence Way led to the arrest of Mariah Almeida, 21, of 77 High St., Gloucester, on a charge of shoplifting.



Police received a 1:39 a.m. report of an alarm at the China Villa restaurant, 239 Maple St., and determined the business had been broken into. An officer said police also learned around that time that three youths had gone missing from the CAB adolescent program on Middleton Road in Danvers. Later in the day, at 1:30 p.m., police went to that location and arrested three people — Andrew See, 17, of Hubbardston; Emmet Leahey, 17, of Marblehead; and a 15-year-old male — each on charges of breaking and entering in the nighttime to commit a felony and destruction of property over $250.

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