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March 24, 2014





A resident of Joy Road called police to report that an $1,800 ring was missing.

A resident of Elmwood Circle contacted police at 8:56 p.m. to report that something just “shot through” his back sliding door and broke the glass. Police spoke to teenagers in a nearby residence who admitted shooting an air gun. The families will work out damages, police said.

A Forest Street resident said she was bit at 9:31 p.m. in her yard by an injured muskrat. A female dog was also injured, the woman said.


A juvenile female was arrested at 9:25 p.m. on Fountain Street on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

After getting a report at 11:18 p.m. of a car swerving and almost striking several police on Lowell Street, police arrested Claudia Ferro, 48, of 30 King St., No. 3, Peabody, on a charge of drunken driving.


Scott Webber, 30, of 170 Newbury St., No. 11, Peabody, was arrested at 10:03 a.m. on a charge of possession of an illegal drug with intent to distribute.



Police removed a homeless encampment at 4:27 p.m. behind the Ayers-Ryal Side Elementary School on Woodland Avenue.

A man who was unresponsive due to a possible heroin overdose was transported at 5:39 p.m. to the hospital from a building on River Street.

Police went to a home on Rantoul Street at 10:19 p.m. on a noise complaint. A man and woman said they were watching the Bruins game.


A Sohier Road resident called police at 3:58 a.m. to complain about an upstairs resident walking around in the apartment and making noise. Police told the caller that walking around at night was not a crime and to contact the landlord.


A motor vehicle was towed off the railroad tracks at 12:45 p.m. at Cabot and Colon streets.

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