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November 21, 2013




A Page Street man reported at 3 p.m. that a delivery was “being made to his home, and he does not want to receive it.” Police wrote: “Caller said it is building materials/fencing. He has a contract with the company and claims they have now changed the price. He wishes to cancel the contract, and the workmen are continuing to make the delivery of materials.” Police wrote later that the man was “working it out” with the company making the delivery.

Police received a 9:55 p.m. report that a man on Pearl Street was looking into cars with a flashlight, but an officer wrote later: “Woman parking her car and had a flashlight.”



Police received a 5:35 p.m. report that a male was screaming at a female “over parking” at 24 Union St.

A 10:16 p.m. complaint about lights and noise brought police to Court Street. “Workers supervising and finishing concrete as it cures,” an officer wrote later. “Crew advised of complaints. They agreed to shut off lights and try to be quieter.”

Officers were unable to locate a suspicious man who was reported to be looking into cars at Sturtevant and Pearson streets about 11 p.m.



A 4:54 p.m. report that a drunken man was “falling in and out of traffic” brought police to Jefferson and Ocean avenues. The man admitted to an officer that he had “a few drinks earlier in the day” and was subsequently transported to his residence.

Police and the Fire Department responded to 20 Federal St. after a 6:47 p.m. report of a possible chimney fire and spoke with a woman who said “it was the first time she has used the fireplace.” Firefighters advised her to have the chimney cleaned once a year but also determined that it appeared clear, according to the log.

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