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February 28, 2013




A woman on Washington Street reported to police at 8:41 a.m. that a vehicle had been parked in a 15-minute loading zone for “the past couple weeks.” An officer advised the owner of the vehicle to park elsewhere.

A “raving maniac” in a maroon SUV was passing cars on Humphrey Street, according to a 2:36 p.m. report. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

Police received a 6:56 p.m. report that two cars went through a crosswalk on Washington Street while a woman was trying to use it and that “further down the street, a bus did the same thing.” Police wrote: “No description on cars, and she stated that there were three buses parked and she didn’t know which one was the offending bus.”


A 3:45 a.m. report of a domestic disturbance brought police to Evans Road, where a man said his ex-wife showed up at his shop and was “trying to take his dogs.”



A 10:38 a.m. report of a past assault at 26 Home St. resulted in the arrest of David Trethaway, 47, of 89 West St., Beverly, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

Police responded to a 7:56 p.m. report that an ice ball had been thrown at a car coming off the bridge at Cabot and Front streets, but an officer was unable to locate anything suspicious.

An 8:38 p.m. report of a man passed out in a car brought police to 23 Enon St., where they determined “party took a nap.”


A man at a Sohier Road address told police at 12:31 a.m. that he thought someone had stolen his “depositions,” but then he relocated them, according to the log. “Depositions consisted of incomprehensible scribblings on cardboard and random drawings,” police wrote.



A Lafayette Street man reported at 5:36 p.m. that one of his friends “became angry for an unknown reason” and struck him in the face with her fist. The man refused medical attention.

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