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April 11, 2014



A fire hydrant was reportedly struck by a car at 110 Park St. at 9:42 a.m. A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado suffered damage to the right rear quarter-panel as it turned out of the yard for Boston Fence. The hydrant was not damaged.

Police found that someone had backed into cruiser 912 while backing out of a parking space at the lot at the police station and City Hall, 191 Cabot St. The unknown car then left.

A bicycle was reported stolen from 1303 Broughton Drive at 7:06 p.m.


Needles on the sidewalk were reported at Jordan Street and Snell Road at 9:29 a.m. Police disposed of three hypodermic needles.

Police watched surveillance video of young people loitering in the parking lot at the rear of 150 Sam Fonzo Drive at 10:33 a.m. The video showed cars coming and going between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m., and it appeared the young people were drinking in the lot. Police plan to conduct extra overnight checks of the area.

Police took a report of a hypodermic needle on the ground on Balch Street at 12:51 p.m.

A hypodermic needle was found in the vicinity of 211 Rantoul St. at 2:42 p.m.

A delivery truck struck a sign in the Meineke Car Care Center parking lot, 119 Rantoul St., at 3:29 p.m. Owners exchanged paperwork.



Police took a report of counterfeit money being passed at the Corner Grocery Store, 1 Hobart St., at 5:57 p.m.

Bryanna Ambrose, 27, of 191 Pleasant St., Marblehead, was arrested at Wal-Mart, 55 Brooksby Village Drive, at 6:38 p.m., and charged with shoplifting, second offense.

A motor vehicle break was reported at 6:38 p.m. at 5 Donegal Circle.

Two diamond rings were reported lost at Liberty Tree Mall, 100 Independence Way, at 6:49 p.m.

A road-rage incident was reported at Concord Gas Station, 112 Water St. at 8:31 p.m.

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