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March 22, 2014

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Swampscott

Thursday

A Galloupes Point Road woman reported at 10:20 a.m. that her baby sitter had stolen cash from her and had admitted so. “Resident stated she was meeting this person later today, as the cash will be returned,” police wrote. “Resident only wanted...incident logged at this time.”

Marblehead

Thursday

A caller reported at 1:39 p.m. that he’d seen a motorcycle going about 70 mph on Ocean Avenue. “All he could see was his white helmet,” police wrote. An officer subsequently gave the motorcyclist a verbal warning for speeding.

Police were unable to locate the trash truck a woman reported seeing hit a parked car on Ruby Avenue at 3:05 p.m.

Police received a 10:57 p.m. report that a woman’s 14-year-old grandson had left a house on Baldwin Road two or three hours before “in an agitated state” with no shoes on. Police wrote later: “Male party has been located under the bed in the house.”

Friday

Police responded to a 12:05 a.m. report that a vehicle with fresh damage to its rear was “making weird turns into driveways” near Orchard Circle and Clifton Avenue. Subsequently arrested was Paul S. Stevens, 72, of 5 Carna Road, Marblehead, on charges of drunken driving, second offense; negligent operation of a motor vehicle; and a marked lanes violation.

An Elm Street woman reported at 7:19 a.m. that she’d heard a sound around 2 a.m. and that “some things downstairs are disturbed around the house. She would like an officer to take a look around.” Police wrote later: “Cat knocked over the litter box.”

Peabody

Thursday

Police responded to a 5:15 p.m. report of a disturbance on Warren Street and determined a female juvenile was “upset her younger brother broke her computer and had a verbal argument with the mother.”

Friday

A 80-year-old woman refused medical transport after her husband reported at 4:38 a.m. that she was in “extreme” pain after having had knee surgery the previous week.

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