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November 12, 2013




Two men were arrested during a traffic stop at 6:45 p.m. on Park Street after police smelled a strong odor of marijuana and found various weapons in the vehicle, according to police. Jarrod M. Grinnell, 25, 15 Wheeler St., Peabody, the passenger, was arrested for violating the city’s knife ordinance after police said they found a folding knife exceeding 2 inches in a holster near the small of his back. The driver, Ryan R. Maker, 38, 5 Charles St., Beverly, was arrested on charges of possession of class D substance, failure to use care and violating the city’s knife ordinance. When police questioned the smell of marijuana, Maker handed police a marijuana pipe and said, “Here this is what you are smelling,” police said. Besides the knives on the men, there were various other knives and tools found in the vehicle, including a 3-pound hammer.


Someone reported “bloody clothes in street” at the intersection of Charnock and Knowlton streets at 10:11 a.m.



A car was reported “keyed” at Monkey Joe’s, 10 Newbury St., at 6:09 p.m.


Michelle King, 26, of Lynn was arrested on charges of drunken driving, second offense, marked lanes violation and lights violation, according to a 1:33 a.m. log item.

Amanda Maddock, 23, 6 Cheever St., Danvers, was arrested at 3:50 a.m. at her address on charges of domestic assault and battery and intimidation of witness.

A caller at the Peabody Institute Library reported that someone was “throwing rocks at ducks” at 11:03 a.m. But police were unable to find anyone, according to the log item.



Carl A. Vitello, 27, of Revere was arrested on a charge of shoplifting by asportation from Sears, 210 Andover St., according to a 3:04 p.m. log item.

Maria C. Giacalone, 41, 76 Catherine Drive, Peabody, was arrested at 4:06 p.m. on a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise over $100 at Sears, 210 Andover St. Giacalone reportedly was seen running on foot through the parking toward Route 114, according to the log item.

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