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October 12, 2012



Staff at the North Shore Medical Center reported to police at 7:46 p.m. that a patient had walked away from the hospital with an IV still in his arm.

A tow operator on Bridge Street reported being struck by the side mirror of a passing SUV while he was putting a vehicle onto his truck at 7:53 p.m. The man declined medical attention.

A worker at the McDonald’s at 150 Canal St. reported to police at 8:35 p.m. that a man in a gold or silver two-door Honda had made threats to him at the drive-through.

Police received a 9:27 p.m. report from a Chase Street man who said he discovered $600 had been stolen from his top dresser drawer when he returned home from the gym. The man said two contractors had been in the house earlier in the day to fix a roof leak.


Police responded to an 8:54 a.m. report of a domestic disturbance at 37 Turner St. and determined a woman there “was late for work in Boston and was upset.”

A Jefferson Avenue man reported at 9:17 a.m. that he had been slapped in his face by his business partner during an argument.

A man walking around in a clown mask at Bridge and North streets was reported to police at 11:36 a.m. An officer subsequently determined that the man had a permit to play an instrument on the mall.

A tractor-trailer lost its trailer as it exited the Walmart lot at 450 Highland Ave., according to a 12:59 p.m. report. “No collision with any other vehicle or property occurred,” police wrote.



Police took a 12:26 p.m. report of breaking and entering at the Texas Roadhouse at 301 Newbury St.

A 2:41 p.m. report of shoplifting brought police to Kohl’s, where they subsequently arrested Israel Santiago, 38, of 299 Allen Park Road, Springfield, on charges of shoplifting and illegal possession of a knife.

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