, Salem, MA

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April 5, 2014




A woman told police at 2:14 p.m. that someone broke into her father’s residence on Bresnahan Street sometime after Wednesday night. “At this time, it appears that nothing has been taken,” according to the log.

Our union wants you. That was the message carried by a 62-year-old Malden man and a 39-year-old Chelsea man at the Hannaford’s on Lowell Street. The store management called police complaining that they wouldn’t leave. “The two left without incident,” according to the log at 3:05 p.m., “and they were advised if they return that they will be subject for trespass.”

Blood pressure medication proved taxing for a person on Main Street who needed assistance at 3:16 p.m., but who wanted it from someone who spoke Portuguese or Spanish. Officers transferred the caller to “Quest,” which provides translations. “Party was fine,” according to the log.


After hitting a pole on Central Street, a 58-year-old Peabody motorist was taken to Salem Hospital by Atlantic Ambulance. The Municipal Light Department was advised to check on the pole and they decided it is “secure for now,” according to the log.

Though now in New Hampshire, a former Lynnfield Street tenant will be summonsed for larceny over $250, according to the log at 7:46 p.m.



They know what you look like — if you’re the 5-foot-11, heavy set, balding man wearing sunglasses and a blue nylon jacket and you used someone else’s credit card to buy $50 worth of liquor on Loring Avenue. It was also used at another location, according to the log at 5:30 p.m.

“You want to fight?” That was the message a woman at Planet Fitness on Traders Way said she got from another person at the exercise center on Tuesday. It was followed by yelling and a punch in the face, according to the log at 6:22 p.m. Then, the victim added, the aggressor’s male friend pushed her to the floor. The woman told police that bother and harassment led up to the incident. She was advised that she could file a complaint in court.

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