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March 10, 2014



Gun control came to Willow Avenue when police got word of two kids with a pistol. It turned out to be a toy. “The toy was taken and the kids were sent on their way,” according to the log at 4:48 p.m.

Some friend. A man on Derby Street told police at 7:20 p.m. that his friend had stolen his credit card from the glove box of his truck.

A suspect in Lynn is facing a Turbo charge after the Salem police dog Turbo was loaned out to that department and uncovered narcotics hidden in his vehicle, as logged at 10:03 p.m.


A 24-year-old woman will be summonsed into court for leaving the scene of an accident after a hit and run was reported at 12:36 a.m. on Fairfield Street.

Officers advised a panhandler at Traders Way to move along after complaints at 1:11 p.m. he was interfering with traffic.



David J. Cook, 51, of 7 Newbury St., Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 6:32 p.m. on Dodge Street by Patrolmen John McCarthy and Mark Panjwani on charges of drunken driving, failure to use care, possession of a class C drug and two counts of possession of a class B drug. Officers initially responded to a report of a small, black car against a pole.


Officers investigated a report of a “man yelling for help” at McKay and Elliott streets, according to the log at 9:21 a.m. “No one around,” they reported, “only screaming seagulls.”

Two protesters on Elliott Street told police at 9:35 a.m. they weren’t bothering anyone and “only waving at passing motorists and speaking to people who come to them,” according to the log.

An ambulance was called at 12:45 p.m. for an intoxicated person who had passed out in a Cabot Street church.

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