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June 20, 2013

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Marblehead

Tuesday

Police responded to a 9:46 a.m. report of a disabled vehicle with an infant inside at Maple and Cypress streets. Police wrote later: “Found it, has hazards on, no one around.”

A woman at the high school on Humphrey Street reported that a student had been found in possession of a “smoking device” she had never seen before. Police wrote later: “Bringing the device in.”

A Harbor Avenue woman reported at 11:29 a.m. that the windshield of her car had been “shattered” the night before. “She said nothing was taken, but wanted it note in case there were other calls,” police wrote.

An envelope containing two checks was stolen from a vehicle on Clifton Avenue, according to a 4:51 p.m. report.

A Bass Rock Lane woman reported receiving scam phone calls from “Viacom” at 7:16 p.m. “Caller said the calls originate from 212-254-2321 — a number which cannot be called back,” police wrote. “Caller said they ask for passwords and social security numbers. Caller said it sounds like calls are being made from a boiler room in India.”

A Washington Street woman was hospitalized after a 10:14 p.m. report that she was having “some sort of nervous breakdown.”

Wednesday

Police received a 6:37 a.m. complaint that a construction company was “causing a lot of noise in the neighborhood.” An officer advised the caller that there was no town bylaw prohibiting such work that early in the morning.

The sunroof of a vehicle on Gallison Avenue was smashed overnight and a purse stolen from inside, according to a 6:58 a.m. report.

Peabody

Tuesday

A Driscoll Street woman had a verbal argument with her neighbor after she accused them of “stealing from her garage,” according to a 2:55 p.m. log item.

At 8:49 p.m., an officer at 25 Felton St. arrested Mark Fialkowski, 51, of the same address, on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of domestic assault and battery.

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