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February 8, 2013




Police received a 2:18 p.m. report that a man in fatigues with a “full pack” was standing in front of the library on Pleasant Street. “Caller found it to be unusual,” wrote police. An officer was unable to locate the man.



A 4:55 p.m. report of a domestic dispute between a mother and son brought police to 139 Park St. Regina Ronci, 40, of the same address, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

A 6:08 p.m. report that kids might have been going in and out of vehicles brought officers to 245 Cabot St., but they were unable to locate anything suspicious.

Police received an 8:10 p.m. report that neighbors on Memorial Drive were “being vulgar” and harassing a family.



A 4:01 p.m. report of an accident brought police to 3 Central St., where they determined an intoxicated pedestrian had walked into a vehicle and suffered a minor injury. Police transported the man to his residence.

A Pine Street man reported at 4:27 p.m. that he could hear people “throwing stuff around” in an abandoned building next door to his home. “Officer reports three youths that said they were doing a history project about the old firehouse,” wrote police. “They were sent on their way.”

Police received a 5:44 p.m. report that an injured turkey was obstructing traffic at Lynnfield and Washington streets. An officer responded to the area and determined the animal had already left. “Turkey has flown the coop,” police wrote.

A 5:47 p.m. report of a disturbance brought police to an Abbott Street residence, where they determined tenants were engaged in an ongoing dispute regarding “furniture being moved.”

A caller reported at 6:52 p.m. that he was followed by a vehicle that had cut him off on Central Street. Then the caller said he followed the vehicle and “exchanged words” with the other driver. Then the other driver “called him a name.” When police asked whether it was a road rage incident between him and the other driver, the caller “used profanity and hung up the phone,” wrote police.

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