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April 12, 2013

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Marblehead

Wednesday

A man was transported to Salem Hospital after a 9:29 a.m. report that a “man trying to harm himself” had “gone down into the water” on Front Street.

A Bayview Road man reported at 12:51 p.m. that he had received a call on his cellphone from a woman who said she was with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Thursday

An Endicott Avenue woman reported at 6:21 a.m. that she had left her keys in her vehicle overnight and it was stolen.

Peabody

Wednesday

A purse was stolen from a vehicle parked at 194 Newbury St., according to a 2:25 p.m. report.

The Fire Department ventilated a building at 6 Silverleaf Way after they received a 9:48 p.m. report that there was a strong odor of gas there and determined that a running vehicle in a garage was giving off a “great amount of heat and strong fumes.”

Thursday

Police received an 8:31 a.m. report that somebody had pried the door open to a vehicle on Foster Street and stolen $10 in change and two radio faceplates from inside.

A man on Salem Street reported at 12:23 p.m. that his vehicle had been broken into via an unlocked door and the owner’s manual stolen.

Police and the Fire Department responded to a report of a three-car accident on Route 128 south just before Route 114. According to radio reports, air bags had deployed, but there was no entrapment or injuries.

Beverly

Wednesday

An officer euthanized a sick raccoon at 19 Wedgemere Road, according to a 5:09 p.m. log item.

A man was hospitalized after a 5:45 p.m. report that he was sleeping on the back steps at 311 Cabot St.

At 6:27 p.m., officers at Chapman and Bow streets arrested Ronnie Alford, 42, of 245 Rantoul St., Beverly, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license and a miscellaneous equipment violation.

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