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January 16, 2013




Police responded to a 3:29 a.m. report that someone was “yelling for 911” at 315 Rantoul St., but an officer was unable to locate anyone in distress.

An officer cited a driver for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk on Cabot Street, according to a 4:44 p.m. report. The driver apparently went around another vehicle that had stopped to allow a young boy to cross the street, nearly striking the boy in the process.

A 5:34 p.m. report of a disturbance brought officers to 10 Emerson Circle, where they subsequently mediated a civil dispute between two people about a Craigslist transaction.

At 6:17 p.m., an officer at 6 Morgan Road arrested Timothy Shepard, 32, of the same address, on a charge of domestic assault and battery. He was also the subject of a warrant.



Twelve tires and rims were stolen off three cars in the lot at Kelly Motor Group at 1 Cross St., according to an 8:46 a.m. report.

A 1:07 p.m. report of a suspicious vehicle parked “on the side of the street for several hours” brought police to 100 Summit St., where they determined that it belonged to a private investigator.

A man was transported to Salem Hospital after he fell about 10 feet “off staging” at 13 Washington St., according to a 1:24 p.m. report.

A man at 16 Mandalay Drive was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital after a 3:50 p.m. report that he had suffered a hand laceration from a chain saw.

Police responded to a 10:20 p.m. report that a customer at Sylvan Street Grille took off without paying her $112 bill. An officer located her at a nearby gas station, but she was transported to Lahey Medical Center after apparently suffering a seizure. Emergency personnel subsequently told police that the woman left after the ambulance got to the hospital. The woman was again found and transported to the hospital. She will be summonsed on a charge of larceny of an innkeeper.

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