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April 6, 2013




Police notified the department of public works of a “significant sinkhole” at Warren Street and Drake Way.

Frank D. Maio, 54, of 16 Winoa St., Peabody, was arrested and charged with shoplifting over $250 from Victoria’s Secret.

A Washington Street resident told police that his garage door was kicked in but nothing was taken.

Paul J. Canning, 52, of 23 Mandalay Drive, Peabody, was arrested at 10:46 p.m. and charged with domestic assault.


The Fire Department put out a porch fire at 75 Lynn St. just after midnight.

Anthony Searcy, 27, of 21 Orange Court, Everett, was arrested at 7:08 a.m. on Main Street and charged with driving with a suspended license, failing to stop or yield, and a crosswalk violation.

Police received a report of suspicious activity in the area of Mansfield Street. A caller said a short, muscular man driving a silver Mercedes had been seen “creeping around” trying to get inside a house. The man also had “several confrontations” with women in the neighborhood on Thursday night, with one woman requiring a police escort home.

William Grasso, 41, of 24 Westford St., Saugus, was arrested at 9:27 a.m. on Mansfield Street and charged with driving after revocation of license and possession of a Class E drug. An Essex County Sheriff’s officer responded with a K-9 dog.



Carla Caefer-Cousino, 56, and Edmund R. Kelleher, 51, both of 19 Union St., Lynn, were arrested at 11:02 a.m. at Harrison’s Comics on Essex Street and charged with shoplifting.

Police looked into a report of a man in the woods on Fort Avenue. It turns out it was the driver of a tractor-trailer who said he was taking a nap on his lunch break.

A Pope Street resident reported that a catalytic converter was stolen from her mother’s car.

A bicyclist hurt his elbow after being hit by a car at the corner of Highland Avenue and Colby Street at around 2:30 p.m. The vehicle was traveling slowly and the bicyclist refused medical attention.

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