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January 21, 2013




The Fire Department went to 6 Ryan Ave. for an electrical fire on the third floor of a two-family home. The fire was called in by the homeowner at 11:47 a.m. A fire official estimated the damage at a few thousand dollars.



A three-car accident was reported at 4:13 p.m. at the Exit 25 ramp on Route 128 North.

Police went to Snip-its hair salon, 300 Andover St., at 6:05 p.m. to talk to the owner about an employee possibly stealing bank deposits. Police will issue a court summons to a 26-year-old employee, who has agreed to make restitution.

Julie A. Follansbee, 31, of 67 Bartemus Trail, Nashua, N.H., was arrested at 7:43 p.m. on Lynn Street on charges of drunken driving and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs. Police had responded to a call about a car driving into a utility box.


Robert J. Digregorio, 54, of 3305 Woodbridge Road, Peabody, was arrested at 6:44 a.m. in Puritan Lawn Cemetery on a charge of driving with a suspended license. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

The Peabody Institute Library on Main Street reported an intoxicated man at the entrance at 9:22 a.m. Police transported a 51-year-old man to the hospital.

A car drove into a telephone pole near Webster and Tremont streets at 9:52 p.m. The driver told police he was trying to avoid a raccoon.


Shelby Township Police from Michigan called at 3:49 a.m. to report they had recovered a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup truck stolen in Peabody. Peabody police contacted the owner.

A tree fell on Dearborn Road at 12:35 p.m., blocking the street. Police contacted the DPW to clear the road.

A car drove into a telephone pole on Elizabeth Lane at 1:24 p.m. With reports of live wires sparking, the Peabody Municipal Light Department was sent to the scene. The vehicle, described as a dark Mustang, fled the scene, police said.

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