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.”
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.
Police received an 8:05 a.m. report that an “unlawful dog” was walking in the St. Mary Cemetery on Margin Street, but wrote later: “The officer checked the area and there were zero violations.”
A Sabino Farm Road man reported at 9:33 a.m. that there was an ongoing break-in at his residence, then reported that it was only “somebody turning around in his driveway.” An officer determined it was the actually man’s roommate “getting picked up.”
A Newbury Street woman reported at 12:20 p.m. that a man was throwing trash on her lawn, but an officer later called it “unfounded.”
Police received a 7:58 a.m. report of a minor accident involving a school bus with children on board at Burrill and Columbia streets. An officer determined there were no injuries.
A man in a sweatshirt was asking people for money on Paradise Road “because his roommates kicked him out,” according to 1:04 p.m. log item.
A Pine Hill Road resident reported at 5:27 p.m. that $15,000 in silverware had gone missing.
A Cherry Street woman reported at 8:16 p.m. that an “unknown kind of animal” was “outside her house trying to attack her cat.”
Police received a 9:15 a.m. report that somebody had smashed a window on a building at Cabot and Charles streets and stolen a gumball machine from inside.
A 10:32 p.m. report that somebody had found a gun brought police to 91 Hale St. An officer wrote later: “Toy gun. Retrieved and returned to station for destruction.”
Police responded to Rantoul and Fayette streets after a 6:23 a.m. report that somebody was walking down the street naked. “Staying in room above 208 Rantoul St.,” an officer wrote later. “Locked out...got him back in.”
A 12:43 p.m. report that a man was out of control in front of a home brought police to 9 Mill St. Derrick A. Silvano, 18, of 23 Mill St., Beverly, was arrested on a charge of destruction of property.
Police responded to 8 Hardy St. after an 8:38 p.m. report that an unwanted man was in an apartment there and spoke to a woman who said that her relationship with the man had “dissolved” and wanted him to move out, and that he had lived there rent-free for more than a year. An officer advised her to seek an eviction order in court.
A 9:36 p.m. report of domestic assault resulted in the arrest of Lucie C. Wallace, 24, of 12 Pope St., Salem, on a charge of two counts of domestic assault and battery.
A Briggs Street man reported at 10:44 a.m. that he had received a scam phone call from somebody claiming to be calling on behalf of his oldest grandson. “The caller stated that the grandson was in custody in Mexico and needed $1,500 in cash wired to avoid going to jail,” police wrote. The man realized it was a scam and hung up on the caller.
Police and the Fire Department responded to 10 Butler St. after a 2:01 p.m. report of a possible house fire and determined there was no fire. Workers had been apparently clearing vines from a foreclosed property there: “They relate they took down the wires coming from the electrical box to the utility pole and the wire began to smoke,” an officer wrote. “SFD determined there was no fire and National Grid responded and removed the wires.”
A Hazel Street woman reported at 3:06 p.m. that she was being harassed. “She reported she is being harassed by people inside her apartment and sometimes by phone,” an officer wrote. “She doesn’t know who they are. She was advised to call SPD if someone is actually in her apartment or if the same phone calls continue.”
Police were unable to locate a possibly injured coyote that was reported to be in the area of 40 Burley Farm Road at 6:53 p.m.
An officer was unable to locate a possibly “wounded” coyote that was reported to be in the area of 3 Sycamore St. at 11:02 p.m.
A 4:25 a.m. report of a domestic dispute brought police to 8 Putnam St. Kayla Tanzella, 22, of the same address, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery.