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November 5, 2013




A Pearl Street woman reported at 5:31 p.m. that she “came home and there was trash thrown all over her apartment; she said nothing was missing, and she didn’t know if she left her door opened.” An officer wrote later that the woman believed someone had brought a loose dog into the house, and it had made its way to her apartment, where it “tore through her trash.”



Police were unable to locate a suspicious male who was reported to have entered a Pine Street man’s backyard as his son was playing there at 4:17 p.m. An officer determined the man had likely been looking for scrap metal.

A television and two drills had been stolen during a break-in at a Newbury Street address, according to a 7:05 p.m. report.

Police received numerous reports that people had received phone calls — purportedly from North Shore Bank — saying their credit cards had been “locked,” according to a 7:44 p.m. log item. “The message further asks you for your credit card number,” police wrote. Police determined it was scam.

A Lowell Street woman reported at 10:14 p.m. that her husband had left her 3-year-old daughter alone “for an undetermined amount of time while he went next door to neighbor’s. She came home to find child crying in the middle of the kitchen floor.”


Police received a 6:34 a.m. report that a man’s girlfriend had kicked his vehicle on Keys Drive. Police wrote later: “Dent on rear panel. Dent on front right tire side. Honda emblem missing.”

A woman at the Sunrise assisted living facility at 73 Margin St. reported at 9:54 a.m. that her mother’s hearing aids had gone missing. She called back later to report that they’d been found.

A 26-year-old Tewksbury man was arrested on warrants out of Lowell and Woburn after a 12:34 p.m. report that somebody was selling vacuums on Beckett Street.

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