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July 16, 2013




A Redstone Lane man reported at 12:13 a.m. that he could see kids next door “drinking beer from bottles.” Police wrote: “He knows they are only high-school aged and is afraid they will be driving.” An officer later determined they actually were of age.

Police received a 1:41 a.m. report that six adults were “playing drunken children’s games” on Devereux Terrace.

A Market Square woman reported at 10:12 p.m. that she had kicked her husband out of the house after finding what she believed was heroin on him.



Somebody threw spaghetti on a vehicle at 21 Sunset Drive, according to a 3:14 p.m. report.

A 3:57 p.m. report of shoplifting at the Stop & Shop on Howley Street resulted in the arrest of Kymber Thomas, 46, of 73 Fowler St., Revere, on a charge of shoplifting by asportation, third offense.

Police received a 6:06 p.m. report that a male on Keys Drive had lost his cellphone and “now ex-girlfriend is texting his new girlfriend.” Police wrote later: “The phone was left in his child’s stroller. It was not stolen. When the ex-girlfriend found the [phone] she used it. The officer was able to convince her to return it.”


A Lowell Street caller reported at 10:51 a.m. that a skunk was living under his shed. “I advised him to hire an exterminator ... if he chose not to take care of it himself,” an officer wrote.

A Peabody Road man reported at 11:30 a.m. that a stray cat had been “hanging around his house for a few weeks.”

Police responded to an 11:34 a.m. report that a restraining order had been violated at a Central Street address and subsequently arrested Jacquelyn J. Michaud, 74, of 18 Walnut St., Apt. 508, Peabody, on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order.

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