, Salem, MA

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October 4, 2013





Police received a 7:18 p.m. report that somebody on Crowdis Street had received an obscene phone call.


Police responded to McDonald’s at 150 Canal St. after a 1:29 a.m. report that a male was “wandering around” in the restaurant’s parking lot. The man told police he was “just trying to eat” — the employee who had reported him said she’d given him a Big Mac and french fries to “make him go away.” Police wrote: “Howard was advised to leave the area and not to return for the remainder of the evening.”

A Park Street woman reported at 12:12 p.m. that somebody had told her father in El Salvador, “We know where you live.” Police wrote: “She doesn’t have any idea why someone would visit her parents in El Salvador.” The woman said the only “problems” she had was with a man whom she had a permanent restraining order against. An officer advised her to call police if she saw anybody suspicious near her apartment.

A Jefferson Avenue woman reported at 12:43 p.m. that she had let another woman borrow her shoes six weeks before and they had yet to be returned. Police spoke to the woman in question, who said that the first had “asked her to sell the shoes because she need[ed] the money, possibly for drugs.” The first woman was advised it was a civil matter that she could pursue in court. She said she didn’t plan to.



Police were unable to locate two males who were reported to be in a Dumpster near the Econo Lodge on Endicott Street at 11:43 p.m.


Police received a 2:36 p.m. report of a domestic dispute between a male and female at D & D Paintball at 23 Locust St.

Police and the Fire Department responded to a report that a car was on fire on Route 1 northbound near Route 114 shortly after 7 p.m. Firefighters had extinguished the blaze by 7:12 p.m., according to radio reports.

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