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February 7, 2013




A woman reported at 9:05 a.m. that she had been “discriminated against and humiliated and attacked and lied about” at the Worldly Pets store on Pleasant Street. Police wrote: “She wants to file a discrimination complaint against the owner because the owner accused her a year ago of shoplifting.” Police advised her the owner could remove her from the store if he wanted to and advised her to “take her business elsewhere.”

An officer conducted a traffic stop at Pleasant and Watson streets at 1:06 p.m. Donna Cohen, 57, of 274 Washington St., Marblehead, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of drugs and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.



An Aborn Street woman reported somebody had tampered with her mail at 3:18 p.m.

Police received a 6:30 p.m. report of an injured turkey on Lynn Street. An officer reported later that it had flown away.

A 7:42 p.m. report of a shoplifter at J.C. Penney at the Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Wanda Tejeda Sauzo, 30, of 25 Garden Terrace, Salem, on charges of shoplifting over $100 and furnishing a false name or social security number as an arrestee.

A Park Street man reported at 7:46 p.m. that he was having a dispute with his roommate in regards to an assault “that never took place.”


A 17-year-old male was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital with hip and knee injuries after he was struck by a vehicle at Lowell and Endicott streets, according to a 6:41 a.m. report. Lt. Arthur Yeo said the teen apparently walked into traffic without waiting for the crosswalk signal. The operator of the vehicle, identified as Linda Sacco, 52, was not cited.

An employee of Abercrombie Kids at the Northshore Mall reported at 12:49 p.m. that he had been threatened by two men after “they were told that they could not buy in bulk and that there was a limit on how many items they could buy.”

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