, Salem, MA

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December 1, 2012




Police responded to 17 Harbor St. after a 12:08 a.m. 911 call from that address. Officers determined a man there had called 911 to “ask a question about sending mail to the police station.” He was advised “that he could use the Post Office to send mail and that he should not call 911 unless it was for an emergency.”

Police assisted a Salem Housing Authority inspector and manager carry out a court order allowing for an inspection and photos regarding a “hoarding issue” at a residence on Lee Fort Terrace, according to a 9:11 a.m. report.

Police received a 9:57 a.m. report of two men fighting with baseball bats at 38 Boston St., but subsequently determined it was only a verbal dispute over a custody issue.

A 1:11 p.m. noise complaint brought an officer to 7 May St., where he advised a woman in a Dodge Neon to lower her music.

A man told police at 2:14 p.m. that he had been struck by a young female in a red car while he was driving by the Hawthorne Hotel. He said he had intended to “work it out with her” but had left the scene without getting any information except her phone number.



Police responded to a 6:08 p.m. report of a break-in at 9 Walker Road, where they determined someone had kicked in the front door and spit on the carpet.

A heroin overdose was reported on Crane Brook Way at 7:06 p.m. “Party not breathing and turning blue,” wrote police.

Police received a 7:54 p.m. report that a woman had overdosed in a hallway of the Homewood Suites hotel but were unable to find her after responding to that location.

A neighborhood dispute over trash barrels brought an officer to 194 Washington St. at 10:40 p.m.


A Washington Street woman reported “persons standing over her bed threatening her” at 4:39 a.m., but police found nothing suspicious after responding to her house.

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