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April 2, 2013





A laptop was taken during a break-in to a vehicle at 107 Locust St., according to a 5:58 a.m. report.

A cellphone was stolen from a car at 3 Huron Ave., according to a 6:51 a.m. report.

Police received a 7:59 a.m. report that a window was smashed on a vehicle at 10 Riding Club Road and a wallet stolen from inside.



Police responded to a 10:20 p.m. report of an undesirable at 18 Turner Court and determined that a man there was playing a guitar and singing the George Jones song “The Race is On.” Police wrote: “He was in the area looking to reunite with his former wife ... but has not talked to her in a year and does not know her residence.” An officer transported him to a shelter and advised him to phone his ex-wife, “as opposed to seeking her out unannounced in the middle of the night.”


Randolph Lilley, 49, of 43 Boston St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of trespassing after he refused to leave Salem Hospital, according to a 6:52 a.m. log item.

Salem and Beverly police responded to the Veterans Memorial Bridge after a 10:30 a.m. report of a possible jumper and determined that the man wasn’t suicidal but had been “sitting on one of the concrete light police footings,” panicking the people who saw him. George Perruzzi, 18, of 3 Mount Pleasant Drive, Peabody, was arrested on a charge of violating the city’s knife ordinance.



Police received a 12:34 p.m. report that somebody had smashed a working television that was left outside for anybody who wanted it on Broughton Road.

A Sargent Road caller reported that a woman had come to the door saying she drove 21/2 hours to “shampoo a neighbor’s carpet,” but nobody was home. Police were unable to locate the woman.

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