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November 14, 2013




A Cottage Street woman reported at 8:34 a.m. that a UPS package had been stolen after it was delivered to her address, but police wrote later: “Complainant called back to say her brother picked up the package, and he has it.”

Police were unable to locate anything amiss after an 11:50 p.m. report of a loud “boom or crash” from nearby the Glover school.



A Warren Street woman reported at 4:08 p.m. that six DVDs and one CD were missing from her apartment after a possible break-in.

Police received a 4:16 p.m. report that a baby sitter had locked a father out of his house at 16 Bowditch St. and was “throwing oranges at him.” An officer subsequently determined that “the oranges were not being thrown, and all was in order at this time.”

An 8:33 p.m. report that there were “large flames coming from outside house” brought police and the Fire Department to Pine and Broad streets. Police wrote later: “Officers report all in order. Party was burning construction equipment.”

Police responded to 111 Foster St. after an 11:10 p.m. report that somebody could hear screaming there. “Verbal argument over laundry,” an officer wrote later.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Putnam Street at 11:35 p.m. and subsequently arrested Egidio Perez, 33, of 13 West Green St., Apt. 2, Lynn, on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


A 12:41 p.m. report of a possible basement fire brought police and the Fire Department to 8 Olsen Road. Police wrote later: “Problem with an appliance in the basement. Some smoke in the house, but no fire at this time. PFD will handle the issue.”

Police were unable to locate a white man in a black hooded sweatshirt who was reported to be drinking in the library on Main Street and refusing to leave at 1:54 p.m.

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