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November 11, 2013




A Washington Street woman reported at 9:24 a.m. that she thought someone was “messing with her every two weeks regarding issues that she is having with the condo association.” Police wrote: “Today she reports someone tampered with her furnace by removing a wire.”

Police received an 11:03 a.m. report that somebody had stolen lobster traps from a man on Front Street, but police wrote later: “Appears to be civil issue. People who made the traps for him took them back because he didn’t pay them what he owed.”

A 91-year-old man was transported to an area hospital after a 2:32 p.m. report that he had fallen down six stairs outside a Darling Street address.

A Village Street woman reported 4:01 p.m. that her car had been egged overnight. “She noted after taking it to a car wash that the paint on the vehicle was damaged,” wrote police.

Police were unable to locate the large group of people who were reported to be smashing pumpkins on Robert Road at 6:23 p.m.


Police responded to Smith and Pleasant streets about 9:45 a.m. after a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a car and determined that a woman had actually fallen in the street at the same time a minor vehicle accident occurred across it. The woman sustained facial injuries and was hospitalized. Nobody was injured in the crash.

A 10:48 p.m. report of a domestic dispute brought police to a Pleasant Street address. Police wrote later: “Officers report the parties involved had a rough day and were not fighting.”



Police were unable to locate anything amiss after a Buena Vista Street resident reported “suspicious noises in house” at 12:55 a.m.

Police received a 9:34 a.m. report that a tomb at the cemetery on Capen Road had been opened.

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