, Salem, MA

Local News

July 9, 2014




A purse was stolen from a car parked on Hale Street sometime in the afternoon.

Police and the fire department were called after a juvenile got stuck in a pool ladder on Jordan Street at 5:04 p.m.

An abandoned car was towed around 8:30 p.m. after it had been parked near the intersection of Rantoul and Pleasant streets for a full week without being moved.

Police were called around 8:39 p.m. on a report of a neighbor stealing packages. The accused neighbor told officers that he feels he’s being harassed by his accuser because he’s new to the building.


Police were called at 2:03 p.m. to respond to a threatening text message.



A blue Schwinn mountain bike with black tires and handlebars was stolen from Lynch Street between 3 and 4:30 p.m. The bike had been unlocked and was leaning against the building.

The fire department was called to 84 Highland Ave. to free a child trapped in a car after the doors automatically locked at 5:23 p.m.

An apartment was reported damaged on Butler Street at 6:17 p.m. Police found a hole punched in the kitchen wall, damage to the cellar door lock and front-door damage.

Katie Mcclory, 31, of 392 Lowell St., Peabody, and Tiffany Lach, 25, of 251 Jefferson Ave., were arrested at 6:35 p.m. from a parking lot on School Street on charges of possession of crack cocaine and various other drugs.

Police were called at 6:41 p.m. to Dunlap Street on a report of a domestic argument between two sisters. One will be summonsed on charges of assault and battery with pepper spray.

John Lapointe, 55, of an unlisted address, was arrested on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after a call was made to police about a fight in front of Steve’s Quality Market on Margin Street at 6:44 p.m.

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