, Salem, MA

April 5, 2013


The Salem News

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Youths discovered a Social Security card in a yard on Cornell Road, according to a 10:41 a.m. report. Police took the item.

Police received a 7:08 p.m. report of the “same loud love people” in a car near the Stramski Way park. Police had received a similar complaint on March 22. “Just sitting in the car, they are moving along,” police wrote after an officer investigated.


A Pitman Road woman reported hearing “popping” sounds at 4:29 a.m., but police were unable to locate anything suspicious in the area.



A vehicle’s windshield was broken by a baseball at 24 Dunham Road, according to a 5:09 p.m. report.

Police received a 10:05 p.m. report that somebody was yelling for help in a field near 7 Sohier Road, but were unable to locate anything suspicious after responding to the area.



An Arbutus Road resident reported at 4:58 p.m. that jewelry had been stolen from the home during a carpet installation.



A 6:45 p.m. report of smoke in a residence brought police and the Fire Department to 31 Summit Ave., where they determined that food had been burned.

Police received a 7:34 p.m. report that a white sedan pulled up near two children on Buffum Street and that they “thought the operator was taking pictures of them.” Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

An 11:21 p.m. report of an undesirable person at the Hawthorne Hotel resulted in the arrest of Steven Levesque, 53, homeless, on a charge of trespassing.


Police responded to a 3:13 a.m. report of a disturbance at 31 Park St. and arrested Gittaria Calcano, 31, of the same address, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

Police investigated a 4:29 a.m. report of “loud pops” in the area of 73 Moffatt Road, but were unable to locate anything amiss.

The Fire Department extinguished a brush fire off Fort Avenue in the area of Salem Willows Park around 1:30 p.m.

A 2:04 p.m. report of an “odor of burnt drugs” brought police to 1000 Loring Ave., where they were unable to detect anything suspicious.

A woman went to the station at 2:06 p.m. to report that she’d lost a baby bag with 400 oxycodone pills in it at the Roller Palace in Beverly. She was advised to speak with Beverly police about the issue.



Police received a 7:53 p.m. report of a “confused” elderly man wearing a long, white coat at 53 Pulaski St., but an officer was unable to locate him.


Police conducted a traffic stop at 1:18 a.m. near 474 Lowell St. and arrested Richard Tardiff, 20, of 10 Dahlia Ave., Peabody, on charges of drunken driving, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, being a minor in possession of alcohol, speeding and a marked lanes violation.

At 1:40 a.m., an officer at 420 Lowell St. arrested Kimber Edwards, 22, of 40 Topsfield Road, Ipswich, on charges of drunken driving, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and having no license in possession.

A Lowell Street man reported at 4:31 a.m. that his daughter had snuck out of the house. Police wrote later: “Officer reports the daughter has returned to the father’s custody.”



Police received a 3:17 a.m. report that a vehicle had been broken into at the Comfort Inn, 50 Dayton St.