, Salem, MA

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January 2, 2013

Police log



A hit and run accident near 284 Washington St. was reported at 5:40 p.m. According to the report, a snow plow struck another vehicle causing damage to the front end.

A report of loud music at 82 Derby St. was called in at 7:19 p.m. The resident turned down the volume despite a protest, according to the report.

A report was filed at 8:05 p.m. for a hit and run accident on Washington Street. A pickup truck rear-ended a car and drove off, according to the report. The bumper, which fell off the pickup truck, was taken as evidence.


Police officers responded to the Tavern in the Square at 189 Washington St. for a fight that broke out around 12:09 a.m. A man who had cuts to his face stated he had been punched but would not cooperate with police, according to the report.

A loud party at 24 Hazel St. was reported at 12:30 a.m. The party was ended, the report said.

Loud music was reported at 256 Jefferson Ave. at 12:31 a.m. Officers told the resident to turn the music off and she complied, the report said.

A loud party was reported at 32 Palmer St. at 12:33 a.m. The party had ended before police arrived.

An intoxicated man was placed into protective custody after it was reported he was yelling at cars in Washington Square around 2:08 a.m.

A 2:09 a.m. a car crash resulted in Brendon Geary, 21, 331 Jefferson Ave., Salem, being arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor and a marked lanes violation at 105 Canal St.

Loise Wanja, 26, of 84 Aborn St., Peabody, was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor at 459 Highland Ave., following a single-car crash at 3:02 a.m.

A hit and run accident was reported at 7:45 a.m. at Gallows Hill Road. There was considerable damage to the front end of the vehicle, according to the report.

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