, Salem, MA

Local News

June 12, 2013





Police responded to a 5:55 p.m. report of a suspicious vehicle at Lafayette and Dow streets and found a woman asleep inside “with the keys in her hand.” The woman lived across the street, according to the log.

Police responded to a 10:17 p.m. report of an unarmed robbery at the Coffee Time bakery at 96 Bridge St. According to the log, a male took an undetermined amount of money from the store; it was unclear whether he simply took the cash from an open register or demanded it from a cashier. There were no injuries or weapons shown, and police are continuing to investigate. No further information was available as of last night.

Police and the Fire Department responded to an 11:36 p.m. report of smoke in the building at 281 Essex St. and determined it had come from a malfunctioning dishwasher.


Police were unable to locate a vehicle that was reported to have a key in its ignition near 250 Jefferson Ave. at 4:53 a.m.

Police advised a Clark Street woman to contact Facebook after she reported at 12:51 p.m. that somebody had an account with her details. “Several years ago she had opened up a Facebook account,” wrote police. “Last year someone hacked into her account. So she opened up a new one. Whoever hacked the original account is still using it. They have pictures of her and her family up on the Facebook page.”

A Beckett Street woman reported at 2:08 p.m. that a piece of mail containing a check from her aunt in Mississippi had been stolen.



A 12:35 a.m. report that a bat was in a house brought an officer to 30 Hillcrest Ave. “Unable to get bat out but it was isolated in a mudroom for the night and home owner advised to call exterminator in the morning,” wrote police.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News

AP Video
Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Palestinians and Israeli Soldiers Clash Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive
Comments Tracker