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June 19, 2013



A 9:46 p.m. report of a fight in an apartment brought officers to 325 Cabot St., where they determined there was no disturbance. “Nelson was on the phone with a friend,” police wrote.

Police responded to 352 Cabot St. at 9:50 p.m. for a well-being check of a man and his baby, according to the log. Police wrote: “Man wished for police to provide a DNA test to determine if his baby was actually his. He was shocked to hear that the police do not provide that service and more surprised to hear that he might have to pay for such a test.”


A 12:57 a.m. report that a plane hadn’t checked in with the tower brought police and the Fire Department to the Beverly Airport, but an officer later determined everything was OK. Police wrote later: “Pilot called and checked in.”

A Poland Springs truck clipped the mirror of a vehicle at 272 Cabot St., according to a 10:13 a.m. report.



Police received an 11:07 a.m. report that a vehicle had been stolen from nearby 44 Humphrey St., but police later determined it had only been “misplaced.”

A vehicle at 281 Humphrey St. had been vandalized with graffiti, according to a 7:32 p.m. report.

A woman reported at 10:57 p.m. that two cats had attacked her dog while she was walking it on Andrew Road the previous Friday. The dog “suffered bites which eventually required vet visit,” police wrote.



A Grove Street man reported at 7:54 p.m. that several items had gone missing from his room. “No signs of forced entry were noted,” wrote police. “Victim related the apartment door was unlocked upon his return. The apartment was untouched other than the missing items.”

Police took an intoxicated woman into protective custody after an 8:12 p.m. report that she was laid out and sleeping on rocks near 50 Traders Way.

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