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February 8, 2013



A 7:35 p.m. report that somebody was trespassing at the Macy’s at the Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Rosemary Pacini, 67, 16 Crowninshield St., Apt. 308, Peabody, on charges of trespassing and shoplifting over $100.

An Ellsworth Road woman reported her ex-husband had ripped off her rear windshield wiper at 9:07 p.m.

Police received a 10:20 p.m. report from a woman on McIntire Court who said she didn’t want her daughter’s ex-boyfriend at the residence. The man was also the subject of two warrants. John O’Brien, 25, of 18 East Highland St., Lynn, was arrested on a charge of possession of a class C drug, in addition to the warrants.


A 7:36 a.m. report of a domestic assault brought police to 9 Walker Road, where they arrested Lauren Marie McCarthy, 26, of 6 Cushing St., Apt. 1, Salem, on charges of two counts of domestic assault and battery.

A caller reported a howling cat in the vacant lot behind the library on Main Street at 11:26 a.m. “I advised her the feral cat could be in heat,” wrote an officer. “She said she would verify and call back if there was a problem.”



A motorist reported a missing manhole cover on Paradise Road at 1:49 p.m. Police contacted the DPW.

Police received an 8:03 p.m. report that an intoxicated woman on Columbia Street was threatening to drive herself to the hospital. An officer reported later that her husband would take her.


A caller reported wires down on Burrill Street near Railroad Avenue at 5:43 a.m. Police contacted Verizon.



An injured swan was reported at Harbor and Liberty streets at 7:54 a.m. Police contacted the animal control officer.



Police received a 5:30 p.m. report of a loose rooster at 32 Clifton Ave. “No rooster found,” police wrote three-and-a-half hours later.

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