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May 14, 2012




Alberto Acevedo, 30, of 56 Dow St., Salem, was arrested at 10:39 a.m. on Dow Street by Patrolman Edward Vaillancourt on a charge of violating a protective order.

Don't open the door, police told a Harrison Road woman who complained at 4:09 p.m. that "some kind of animal is inside her wood stove," according to the log. They gave her the number of animal control.

A man found with a sleeping bag and four pit bulls near the railroad tracks off Flint Street was told at 4:27 p.m. to go elsewhere. Police are monitoring the area.

Joseph C. Noel, 50, of 7 Jackson St., Salem, was arrested by Patrolmen Rafael Gonzalez and Daniel Tucker on a charge of domestic assault and battery, according to the log at 4:35 p.m.

Somebody called a Prince Street woman at 4:36 p.m. to say she has all her information. Just to make the point, the caller left the woman's Social Security number. The woman wanted this documented.

A log entry at 5:02 p.m. headlined "firearm in bushes" relates that two individuals at Orne and Felt streets "found an item and turned it in to police."

Richard M. Allain, 23, of 75 Ellsworth Road, Peabody, was arrested at 6:32 p.m. on Mason Street by Patrolmen Derek Sears and John Burke and Sgt. Kristian Hanson on charges of possession of Class B and Class D substances and violating the city knife ordinance. Brittany L. Temkin, 26, of 10.5 Mason St., Salem, was arrested in the same incident on a charge of illegal possession of a Class C substance.

Police told a man at Flint and Chestnut streets to stop yelling in the street. He gave "the thumbs-up and then walked away," according to the log at 9:02 p.m.


Loud, but not loud enough, was apparently the case on First Street where police answered a complaint about music at 2:16 a.m. No one answered the door. The Fire Department was called to open it. The resident "was found sleeping on a couch in the living room," according to the log. "The music was shut off, and after taking some time to wake up (the resident), he was advised of the complaint and why we were in his apartment."

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