, Salem, MA

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December 21, 2012



Police responded to a 12:20 p.m. report that a man was taking pictures of kids at 15 Buena Vista Ave. and determined that the man in question might have been actually photographing a home there as part of an appraiser evaluation.

A 5:53 p.m. report of shoplifting brought officers to 318 Derby St., where they subsequently arrested Colette Olcott, 43, of 44 Pingree St., Salem, on charges of shoplifting and illegal possession of a class C substance.


Police fielded a 2:07 p.m. report from a woman at the station who said she was being harassed by people who once lived in her house in New Hampshire. She said the people “had tapped into the wires in her house and are talking to her through them.” The woman said her lawyer advised she talk to police about the people; an officer was unable to contact him.



Police received a 5:49 p.m. report that a vehicle at 12 Shetland Road had a smashed windshield.

A 9:18 p.m. report of shoplifting at Walmart resulted in the arrest of Kyle Lopez, 23, of 320 Newbury St., Danvers, on a charge of shoplifting.


A woman was transported to Beverly Hospital with injuries one firefighter called “minor” after her vehicle rear-ended another vehicle and rolled over at Route 114 and Rosewood Drive at about 8 p.m. No entrapment or fire was reported. The state police were called to help at the scene, according to radio reports.

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