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July 5, 2014



A caller reported there was a man dressed in camouflage on Orne Street at 2:39 p.m. Police located the man who said he just ran a mile and was doing push-ups inside the cemetery. He said he was wearing camo in celebration of the Fourth of July.

A Washington Street resident reported a past theft. She said someone entered her parked car around 9:30 p.m. the night before and stole a cellphone.



Police responded to a two-car crash with property damage at the intersection of Bridge Street and Western Avenue at 6:09 p.m.

Officers assisted state police with an accident on Route 128 North at Exit 18 at 6:24 p.m.


Police responded to a report of a house party and fireworks on School Street at 2:02 a.m.

A deer was struck in the area of Apple Road and Trask Court at 10:09 a.m. Police said the deer was located in Danvers and Danvers police were notified. There wasn’t any damage to the vehicle.



Eric Davis, 33, listed as homeless, was arrested at 5:34 p.m. and charged with larceny over $250 following a report of shoplifting at BJ’s. Police said $400 worth of merchandise was stolen.

Police received a report of a sinkhole forming on Cabot Road at 6:06 p.m.

An officer intervened in a dispute outside Ocean State Job Lot after a carriage bumped a car at 7:04 p.m.


A caller reported a boy sitting in the rain at the corner of Coolidge Road and Sherwood Avenue at 2:10 p.m. An officer checked the area, but didn’t find anyone.



At 12:21 p.m. an Essex Street resident reported he discovered someone had opened credit card accounts under his name after he ran a credit report on himself.

A victim from a previous car break-in on Hardy Road reported finding a steak knife in her yard at 2:11 p.m. She believed the person who was arrested might have dropped it.

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