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June 12, 2013




A mail carrier lost a brown wallet on West Shore Drive, according to an 8:58 a.m. report.

Police received an 11:06 a.m. report that all of the traffic lights at the intersection of Smith and Pleasant streets were green. An officer wrote later: “Lights are currently working fine.”

A solicitor was selling windows on Cedar Street, according to a 6:48 p.m. report. Police were unable to locate the individual.

Police responded to a 6:53 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance at a Washington Street address and determined a woman was yelling at her husband “for burning dinner,” according to the log.


There were bullet casings in some trash that had been knocked over in front of a man’s house on Front Street, according to a 7:11 a.m. report.



A window was damaged — possibly by a pellet — at 39 Bradford Road, according to a 2:07 p.m. report.

Police received a 5:24 p.m. report that somebody had stolen a $200 wrought iron bench from near 4 Lake St. about 3 a.m. the night before.

Scrap metal worth $1,500 was stolen Saturday night from 19 Bradford Road, according to an 8:06 p.m. report.


Police and the Fire Department responded to a 10:27 a.m. report that smoke was coming from a rear window at 12 Bowditch St., but an officer wrote in the log that they were unable to locate anything amiss in the area.

A 1:18 p.m. report that a guest was refusing to leave brought police to the Homewood Suites Hotel. An officer said later that management would allow the individual to leave at 2 p.m.



Police received a 7:54 a.m. report of a break-in at a business at 497 Humphrey St.


The DPW was notified about blocked storm drains on Stetson and Norfolk avenues, according to a 6:11 a.m. log item.

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