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October 19, 2013




A Washington Street man reported at 10:26 a.m. that he awoke Tuesday to find egg on his vehicle’s windshield, and “this morning, he woke up to find that his mirror was smashed.” Police wrote: “He did not wish to speak to an officer at this time but will if it occurs again.”

Police received an 11 p.m. report of a loud banging noise on Gerald Road. “She went outside to look and didn’t see anything but can still hear it,” wrote police. An officer was unable to locate anything amiss; the banging later ceased.


A Hathaway Road woman was transported to Salem Hospital after her home health aide reported at 7:28 a.m. that she had fallen and gotten “tangled in her walker.” Police wrote: “Leg is bleeding, and home health aide cannot stop bleeding because of the way she is tangled in the walker.”



A Parkview Lane man reported at 2:53 p.m. that he’d seen two males inside his home and that they’d apparently stolen cash and jewelry. Police searched the area for the suspects — later described as three males in a white van — but were unable to locate them. Items taken included a safe with $8,000 in cash, $8,000 worth of jewelry, personal documents and $1,000 from a purse.

A 67-year-old man was transported to his home on Lowell Street after a 8:37 p.m. report that an intoxicated man was sleeping inside the Bill and Bob’s Roast Beef on Central Street.

Police received a 9:25 p.m. report that a Collins Street woman’s 2011 Suzuki motorcycle had just been stolen from her driveway. The vehicle was later located when an Oakland Street caller reported at 11:19 p.m. that there was a motorcycle behind his residence.


A woman reported at 3:32 a.m. that she had been “knocked down by a male” while she was running on Warren Street on Wednesday.

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