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March 29, 2014




Police spoke with a manager and an employee at Walgreens on Paradise Road after a 2:36 p.m. report that the latter had stolen medications from the pharmacy.

Police responded to 74 Pine St. after a 5:28 p.m. report that a woman’s son was overdosing. “He is blue” and not breathing, police wrote. “Mom being instructed to do CPR, and she has Narcan.”



Police responded to a 4:21 p.m. report that two males — one of whom was wearing an orange hat — were walking on School Street and asking people for money. “Parties leaving the area, taking the bus out of town,” police wrote later.



A woman was transported to Beverly Hospital after a 3:34 p.m. report that she was having a seizure in a van on Lowell Street.

A woman was transported to Salem Hospital after a 4 p.m. report that she had fallen down seven stairs at an address on Harris Street.

Police were unable to locate a woman in her 50s who was reported to be “making sexual gestures toward oncoming traffic” near Bagel World on Newbury Street at 4:11 p.m.

At 4:50 p.m., a second report that a female was “displaying sexual gestures” brought police to the jug handle on Newbury Street, but they were again unable to find her.

Police responded to Nordstrom at Northshore Mall after an 8:08 p.m. report of credit card fraud. Officers determined that a 24-year-old woman had used a credit card that wasn’t hers, and somehow they discovered that she had done so in other states, including Texas. She will be summonsed to court on charges of fraudulent use of a credit card and larceny. An officer said he believed she was back in Texas as of last night.

Somebody had broken into a residence on Highland Park via an unlocked kitchen window and stolen $780 from a drawer, according to an 8:54 p.m. report.

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