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October 26, 2013




A man complained at 8:32 a.m. that a crossing guard at Pond and Green streets “acts like a nut.”

A Washington Street woman reported at 11:23 a.m. that her neighbors were “dragging trash barrels against her car.” Police wrote: “She has not seen them and has no witnesses. She was advised to put up video cameras or wait until the woman whom she suspects to take out her garbage ... she did not want to pursue a harassment prevention order.”

Police received a 2:07 p.m. report that a suspicious dark-skinned man with a “very thick paperback book” had gone to the public schools superintendent’s office on Widger Road “asking to find out who his guidance counselor may have been in 1985.” Police wrote later that the man had somehow accessed the high school, but the “high school was not concerned about his behavior; he was making accusations about a guidance counselor.”


A Devereux Terrace woman reported at 3:26 a.m. that she had been upstairs when she heard her television turn on. “Units walked through the house with homeowners; everything is secured,” an officer wrote later.



A Brooksby Village Drive woman reported at 3:12 p.m. that her $12,000 wedding ring had been taken from her apartment at some point since 10:15 a.m.

A Newbury Street man reported at 4:15 p.m. that he’d sustained scratches to his arm after breaking up a cat fight the previous Monday. “ACO informed him to contact a medical professional in order to discuss the injury further,” wrote police.

A residence at 9 Endicott St. had been broken into, according to an 8:30 p.m. report, but nothing was apparently stolen.


Somebody was transported to Salem Hospital after a 7:17 a.m. report that he or she had passed out at McDonald’s at 133 Main St.

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