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February 22, 2013

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Beverly

Wednesday

A stop sign was reported missing at the intersection of Rantoul and Edwards streets at 5:49 p.m. The DPW was contacted to erect a temporary one.

A 10:40 p.m. report that two men were looking into cars at 29 River St. resulted in the arrest of Zachary Risotti, 17, of 136 Oldshire Road, Marlborough, on charges of two counts of breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony.

Thursday

Police received a 10:44 a.m. report of a suspicious man in a mask at 230 Elliott St., but were unable to locate him during a search of the area.

Peabody

Wednesday

The Fire Department reported to police at 2:06 p.m. that there was a hawk stuck in the river, but the bird apparently freed itself and flew off shortly thereafter.

A garage at 38 Herrick Road was broken into and various tools stolen, according to a 6:35 p.m. report.

A North Central Street woman reported at 8:48 p.m. that she had four unwanted family members in her residence who were refusing to leave.

A man told police at 10:56 p.m. that another man pulled out a gun during a verbal argument with him at a Lynn Street address. The victim did not want to return to the residence or go to the police station to file a complaint, so a sergeant advised officers to “stand down.”

Police conducted a traffic stop at 545 Lowell St. at 10:57 p.m. and arrested Maurice Terrell Perkins, 41, of 1170 Flowing Creek Way, Osteen, Fla., on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a lights violation.

Thursday

A man will be summonsed on a charge of larceny over $250 by a single scheme after he admitted to stealing money from a secured cash box at Temple Ner Tamid, 368 Lowell St., according to an 8:05 a.m. log item.

Police received a 10:04 a.m. report from Danvers police that a man operating a champagne-colored Toyota Camry had exposed himself in the vicinity of 8 Newbury St. The suspect was described as a white man in his mid-30s, with short brown hair and a clean shave. He was wearing a red shirt and shorts at the time of the incident, about which officers declined to provide further information.

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