Police responded to a 12:20 p.m. report that an “unstable” man in gray sweatpants and a gray T-shirt was walking outbound on Lafayette Street near Widger Road. Police were unable to locate him.
A motorist reported at 1:10 p.m. that he had struck a rock “a bit smaller than a basketball” in the roadway on West Shore Drive. “He does not know how the rock got in the street,” wrote police.
Police received an 11:32 p.m. report of fireworks or gunshots in the area of Richard Road. An officer was unable to locate anything amiss in the area.
A net was stolen overnight from a basketball hoop on Greystone Road, according to an 8:40 a.m. report.
An Evans Road woman went to the station at 11:47 a.m. to “relate several domestic issues she is having within her home ... She wanted to have them documented for an upcoming court date,” according to a log item. Subsequently arrested was Harry K. Noyes, 53, of 67 Evans Road, Marblehead, on charges of rape, violation of an abuse prevention order and unlawful wiretap.
Police received a 12:35 a.m. report that a “strange” man in an olive coat and sunglasses with yellow rims was looking into yards along Lattimer Street. Police were unable to locate him.
A woman reported at 6:12 p.m. that she had to wait 10 minutes for traffic lights on Maple Street at Lafayette Street to change.
A woman reported at 9:03 p.m. that a toilet at Fort Sewall was constantly flushing, according to the log. The woman said she felt bad because “thousands of thousands of gallons” of water were being wasted. After contacting somebody about the problem, police later said the bathroom was “all set.”
Two men were transported to their homes after a 1:05 a.m. report that they were arguing in a parking lot at Village Street and Nonantum Road.
A Linden Street man called police at 9:39 a.m. to make a complaint to the chief — but was told the chief was out for the holiday. The man said it was a “lame excuse for the chief to be out,” according to the log.
Police received a 7:32 p.m. report that drunken people at “Chris Piper’s grave” on West Shore Drive “shouldn’t be driving.” Police located the three people and reported: “They appear fine.”
Police were unable to locate a 7- or 8-year-old boy who was reported to be riding a go-kart in the street at Riverside Drive and Leggs Hill Road at 8:23 p.m.
Police received a 2:20 p.m. report that $217 in costume jewelry had been stolen from the Apricot Lane Boutique at the Northshore Mall.
A Winona Street woman reported at 8:03 p.m. that a man had been stalking her for the past week.
A Henry Terrace woman reported at 11:28 p.m. that an unknown man had run out of her residence when her son came down from the second floor. “Only description is a male wearing a black baseball hat,” wrote police. “Party fled into the woods by the country club.” Officers were unable to locate him and determined nothing had been stolen during the incident.
Police received a 12:31 a.m. report that the owner of the Tedeschi store at 598 Lowell St. would be spending the night inside his business because the lock on the door was broken.
An officer gave a motorist a verbal warning for trespassing after he was seen exiting the property at 300 Andover St. at about 1:15 a.m. “Stated he was Dumpster-diving to feed his pigs,” wrote police.
A Lynnfield Street woman reported at 8:30 a.m. that somebody was “stealing her trash on a weekly basis.”
A Rockdale Avenue man reported that a family of rabbits was in his yard, according to a 9:01 a.m. log item.
A Lowell Street woman complained that “random dogs” were defecating on the sidewalk in front of her house, according to a 9:45 a.m. log item.
A vehicle at 4 Washington St. was vandalized with a rock, according to an 11:20 a.m. report. “Suspect is a six-year-old male,” wrote police. “This incident happened sometime during the day yesterday.”
Police received a 4:59 p.m. report that there was anti-Semitic graffiti in a park at Thoreau and Emerson circles.
A woman was transported to Beverly Hospital with minor injuries after she jumped out of a moving vehicle on Lothrop Street during an argument with her boyfriend, said officer Mike Boccuzzi. Police received a report of the incident at 9:01 p.m.
Keys were taken from a vehicle at 24 Chapman St., according to a 10:56 p.m. report.
Skateboarders were making noise at Pond and Chapman streets, according to a 1:35 a.m. report. An officer was unable to locate them.
A 3:09 p.m. report that two men were screaming and “squaring off” in a yard brought police to 23 Chase St.
Police received a 7:27 a.m. report that somebody was looking in car windows at 250 Burrill St.
A 1:28 p.m. report of a domestic dispute brought police to 8 Dory Way, where they determined two brothers had been arguing over video games.
Police received a 1:13 a.m. report of a fight at 84 Norfolk Ave., but officers were unable to locate anything amiss in the area.
Flowers were missing from a grave site at 300 Essex St., according to a 9:08 a.m. report.
Police conducted a traffic stop on Essex Street at 5:41 p.m. and arrested Mauro Strano, 29, of 37 Tracey Ave., Lynn, on a charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended license.
A Bond Street caller reported at 4:56 p.m. that a group of young adults had “taken over the street as their personal street hockey rink.” Police wrote: “Caller reports that the game is over, but the players have left all types of equipment in the middle of the street making it impossible for cars to get through.”
An individual on Ellis Road was shot in the arm with a BB pellet, according to a 7:58 p.m. log item.
Police received a 5:27 p.m. report that youths were loitering near Dick’s Sporting Goods on Commonwealth Avenue.
A Ledgewood Drive caller reported hearing screaming at 10:07 p.m.
Police and the Fire Department responded to a report at about 6:45 p.m. of an outside grill fire near a residence at 951 Highland Ave. Responding emergency personnel determined there was a “ring of fire” around a propane tank, according to radio reports. The tank was disconnected and the fire extinguished.
A trolley tour guide reported at 2:35 p.m. that a bag containing $164 in cash and $1,380 worth of trolley tickets had been stolen from a trolley parked near 2 New Liberty St.
A 4:06 p.m. report that a person was “climbing on light poles” brought police to Essex Street, where they were unable to locate anybody matching that description.
Police were unable to locate the man who was reported to be exposing himself in the dog park on Commercial Street at 5:50 p.m.
Police and the Fire Department responded to a 12:16 a.m. report of a vehicle fire at 89 Flint St.
A Gallows Court man turned over to police assorted ninja-training items and weapons, according to a 10:17 a.m. log item.
A 12:17 p.m. report of an assault on Lafayette Street resulted in the arrest of Robert Santos-Dejesus, 19, of 341/2 Cabot St., Salem, on charges of assault, assault and battery by dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property over $250.
Officers on patrol in the area of Forest River Park at 2:25 p.m. observed a suspicious vehicle and arrested Jessica Valente, 31, of 25 Folger Ave., Beverly, on a charge of being knowingly present in a place where heroin is being kept, and Eric Stephen Conant, 31, of the same address, on a charge of illegal possession of a class A substance, according to the log.
Police received a 4:26 p.m. report that people were sleeping behind 10 Jefferson Ave. An officer was unable to locate anybody doing so.
A man wearing an orange sweatshirt, white shorts and white sneakers with orange laces stole a package of Domino sugar from the CVS at 200 Essex St., according to a log item.
A 6:19 p.m. report that a suspicious man was near the swings brought police to the Salem Common. The man told police “he was not aware he was near the swings” and that “he was looking for cute guys,” according to the log. An officer advised him to “maybe not stop near the swings and sit in a different location on the commons.”
A Holly Street woman reported at 6:39 p.m. that she had been receiving harassing phone calls “with sexual advances” from an unknown man. An officer advised her to contact her cell provider to have the number blocked.