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October 17, 2013

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Marblehead

Tuesday

A man was transported to Beverly Hospital after a 12:02 p.m. report that he’d told his mother “invisible ninjas were fighting him” and “someone injected him with medication” during a court appointment earlier in the day.

Police were unable to locate a teenager who was reported to be walking with a rifle on Lafayette Street toward the Forest River conservation area at 1:58 p.m.

A Harding Lane man complained at 2:51 p.m. that his son had put a lock on the steeling wheel of his car, despite the fact that he “recently passed his driving test.”

A Lafayette Street woman reported at 6:01 p.m. that her husband’s ex-girlfriend had broken into her shed and tried to break into her house, but an officer wrote later: “No larceny, no break.”

Peabody

Tuesday

Police were unable to locate a disabled trash truck that was reported to be at Main and Washington streets at 4:02 p.m.

A Lowell Street resident reported at 4:14 p.m. that a family member had been missing since July.

A 5:07 p.m. report of shoplifting brought police to the J.C. Penney at the Northshore Mall. Subsequently arrested was Lorraine M. Pacini, 59, of 644 Broadway, Malden, on a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise, third offense.

Police responded to a 6:02 p.m. report of an accident near 107 Main St. and subsequently arrested Jonathan R. Hart, 55, of 62 Forrester St., Apt. 1, Salem, on a charge of drunken driving, second offense.

A Central Street woman reported at 6:33 p.m. that her granddaughter had taken her house keys and was refusing to give them back. Samantha M. Rosano, 25, of 23 Carlton St., Peabody, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.

A Newbury Street resident reported at 9:37 p.m. that a $699 Kindle Fire had been stolen. “Suspect is daughter,” an officer wrote.

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