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October 10, 2013





Police responded to a 5:32 a.m. alarm at Bertucci’s restaurant on Enon Street. “Upon arrival, units found an open rear door,” wrote police. “905 and 901 searched the interior, and everything appeared in order. 905 was able to re-secure the door; however, the alarm was still audible.”

A 6:59 a.m. report of an erratic driver brought police to Elliott and Rantoul streets. Subsequently arrested was David P. Melnick, 27, of 203 Cranberry Meadow Road, Berwick, Maine, on charges of driving under the influence of drugs, possession of a class B drug and possession of a class D drug.



A woman reported at 5:40 p.m. that somebody had broken the $300 passenger-side mirror on her 2010 Nissan Sentra while it had been parked near Canal and Laurel streets the previous evening.

Police were unable to locate a male with a bat who was reported to be yelling in the area of Harbor and Prince streets at 7:01 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop at North Washington Square and Brown Street about 10 p.m. and subsequently arrested Robert Glenn Dailey, 45, homeless, on a charge of operating with a suspended license, subsequent offense.


Police were unable to locate anything amiss in the area of Moffatt Road after a 6:44 a.m. report of a “single loud bang” there.

A 7:56 a.m. report that somebody was yelling brought police to 56 Dow St., where they determined a mother had been yelling at her daughter because she was refusing to get dressed and go to school. “Daughter advised to get dressed and was escorted to her mother’s [motor vehicle] to be taken to school,” an officer wrote later.

A Loring Avenue woman interrupted a break-in at her residence about 2:30 p.m., according to the incident log and an interview with an officer. The woman heard noises downstairs, went to investigate and startled a man who was trying to climb though her window, apparently after pushing in an air conditioner. Nothing was stolen. Police searched the area with help from a K9 unit but didn’t locate anybody suspicious. Officers are investigating the incident.

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