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November 13, 2013




A 1:26 p.m. report that somebody was “screaming and throwing stuff around the apartment” during a dispute brought police to a Pleasant Street address, but they were unable to locate anything amiss. An officer wrote: “Spoke to three different tenants, and no one is exactly [sure] where it was coming from. No answer at the apartment the calling party thought it was coming from. Tenants were advised to call back if it starts up again.”


Police received a 5:56 a.m. 911 call during which a child could be heard crying and a woman saying, “I’m not going to hurt you anymore.” Police wrote later: “Child was the one who called, back and forth between the two, ironed out.”



Police were unable to locate a pit bull that was reported to be tied to a tree at 43 Foster St. at 2:37 p.m.

A 5:34 p.m. report that a vehicle had struck a parked car brought police to 101 Central St. Subsequently arrested was Salyblue Tony Reach, 30, of 10 Birch Pond Road, Saugus, on charges of drunken driving, second offense, and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

Police were unable to locate two males who were reported to be fighting and threatening to kill each other on  Bartholomew Street at 6:42 p.m.


A Brooksby Village Drive woman was transported to Salem Hospital after a 5:40 a.m. report that she had fallen and struck her head.

Police received a 9:28 a.m. report that two vehicles had been broken into at 2 Amanda Way. Hair clippers and $80 in cash were stolen from one; a phone charger and $20 was stolen from the other.

A vehicle at 121 Bartholomew St. had been broken into and five oxycodone pills stolen from inside, according to an 11:04 a.m. report.

An 86-year-old woman was transported to Lahey hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into the building at 8 Essex Center Drive shortly before 1 p.m., according the log and an interview with an officer. It was unclear what caused the woman to lose control of her vehicle, but the officer said she apparently crossed a parking lot before driving into the building. The section of the building she drove into was vacant, and nobody else was injured.

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