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May 24, 2013





An Ocean Avenue resident turned in four boxes of ammunition to police at 6:04 p.m.

A woman reported at 6:46 p.m. that another woman had attempted to steal her pocketbook in the parking lot of the Market Basket on Highland Avenue.


Police conducted a traffic stop on Washington Street at 2:55 a.m. and arrested Michael Bussey, 19, of 30 Rabbit Road, Salisbury, on a charge of carrying a dangerous weapon. He was in possession of brass knuckles, according to the log.

A traffic stop at 211 Washington St. at 9:29 a.m. led to the arrest of Aleksandr Goncharenko, 34, of 104 Bridge St., Salem, on charges of operating a vehicle without a license and operating a vehicle without an inspection sticker.

A Loring Avenue man reported at 12:50 p.m. that somebody had moved his scooter after picking its lock, resulting in three scratches.

A Norton Terrace woman reported at 1:04 p.m. that somebody had left three Dunkin’ Donuts cups in her car — for the second time in a week. An officer advised her to call police if she saw anyone with a Dunkin’ Donuts cup near her vehicle.

Police received a report of a road rage incident at North and Mason streets in which a man in a hat showed a handgun to another motorist, according to radio alerts at about 9:55 p.m. The suspect was said to be in a silver 2006 Toyota Solara and may have had a female passenger.



A 6:27 p.m. report of shoplifting at the Walmart on Brooksby Village Drive resulted in the arrest of Avery Morrow, 18, of 99 Bowers St., Nashua, N.H., on a charge of shoplifting.

Police responded to a 9:34 p.m. report that men had tried to steal a television from the Walmart on Brooksby Village Drive, but they were unable to locate them.


Cash and credit cards were stolen from a vehicle at 562 Maple St., according to a 3:58 p.m. report.



At 5:55 p.m., an officer on Deer Run arrested Larry Tibbets, 37, of Main Street, Topsfield, on a charge of drunken driving.

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