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October 4, 2013




A Conant Road woman reported at 8:58 a.m. that her $8,000 platinum-and-diamonds wedding band had gone missing at some point in the past three days, but police wrote later that she had called back: “Called to say her mom came over to help her look and they found the ring in her jewelry box!”

A cab driver on East Orchard Street reported at 5:57 p.m. that his fare had refused to leave. “She was unhappy with him as a driver,” wrote police. “Upon calling the police, the fare left the cab willingly.”

Police received a 10:46 p.m. report that a woman was walking up Shorewood Road “carrying a bag and crying and yelling,” but an officer was unable to locate her.


A male was transported to Salem Hospital after a 4:29 a.m. report that he had passed out in the back of a cab on Rose Avenue.



Police received a 911 hang-up from 30 Northend St. at 5:52 p.m., according to the log. Police wrote later: “Officer reports no disturbance. Mother was disciplining 12-year-old daughter.”

A Forbes Way woman reported a disturbance at 7:08 p.m. Subsequently arrested was Robert P. Fiore, 56, of 1 Forbes Way, Peabody, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.


A 7:30 a.m. report of a shoplifting at D & R Market at 54 Foster St. resulted in the arrest of Amanda L. Elwell, 30, of 121 Central St., Peabody, on charges of shoplifting by asportation and furnishing a false name or Social Security number as an arrestee. She was also wanted on three warrants, according to the log.

Police received a 10:06 a.m. report that a swan was trapped between a drainage ditch and a grate near 637 Lowell St., but the animal control officer determined thereafter that the bird had been able to free itself.

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