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July 18, 2013




A Eustis Road woman reported at 9:49 p.m. that there were people on the beach in front of her house and that she could hear “oar locks and boat sounds.” Police wrote later: “Officer states the owner gave permission for the men to be there.”

Police received an 11:51 p.m. report that two females were walking down Pleasant Street “trying to pull on every car handle that they walked past,” but an officer found nothing suspicious in the area.



Police conducted a traffic stop on Lowell Street at 2:02 p.m. and arrested Flavio Pacheco, 27, of 777 Central St., Lowell, on charges of operating without a license, having no inspection sticker and truck failure to display owner’s name.

Police received a 2:13 p.m. report that there was a dog locked in a car with the windows up near 10 Sylvan St., but an officer found the vehicle and determined there was a person sitting inside, too.

Somebody had stolen 60 bras from the Victoria’s Secret at the Northshore Mall at some point in the past couple days, according to a 2:27 p.m. report.

A Sherry Lee Lane man reported at 2:56 p.m. that he had found a half-dead bat in his kitchen sink. Police wrote: “He contained the bat in the sink and went to work. The bat is now dead. He reports all residents and pets slept upstairs last night. He does not know when the bat entered the house, or if they were exposed.” The bat was to be sent out for testing.

Police and the Fire Department responded to a 7:54 p.m. report of a structure fire at 30 Shore Drive and determined it was just food burning on a stove.

The DPW was notified after a 10:57 p.m. report that a water line had broken near 33 Gardner St., and the pavement was buckling.

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