, Salem, MA

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December 4, 2013




A Crown Way woman reported at 10:54 a.m. that “about five months ago, she had a repair done to her rare pinball machine.” Police wrote: “The repair person took the part to be repaired. She has since been unable to contact him. She states he will not answer the phone. In addition, she had another repair professional come to the house and look at the machine. This professional told her there was no need to remove the part, as it was unbroken.” Police later made contact with the repair person in question and determined that he would be sending the piece back soon.

Police received an 8:12 p.m. report that a 4-year-old on Florence Road had swallowed a penny.



Police were unable to locate a white male with red hair who was reported to have motioned for a child to “come over to him” in the vicinity of 39 Shore Drive about 3 p.m. The juvenile ran home, and the man apparently left in a silver vehicle with a back fin, according to the log.

A Holten Street man reported at 3:39 p.m. that he believed his cousin had stolen his green card.

Somebody at Stop & Shop on Howley Street reported at 6:18 p.m. that he or she had lost money, but whoever it was later found it in his or her rear pocket.

About 10:30 p.m., an officer in the area of 23 Newbury St. arrested Ebrima Marong, 26, of 11 Lakeview Drive, Lynnfield, on charges of distribution of a class D drug, operating a motor vehicle with a license revoked as a habitual traffic offender and resisting arrest.


Police received an 8:24 a.m. report that a car had struck a fence at 90 Washington St. One vehicle was subsequently towed. No injuries were reported.



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