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July 19, 2013




The rear window of a Ford Excursion on Reed Street had been pried open and items stolen from inside, according to a 9:38 a.m. report.

A woman reported that a possibly drunk motorist had nearly rammed the side of her car at Atlantic Avenue and Hawkes Street, then almost ran over pedestrians she had stopped to allow cross the road. Police later determined it was a “miscommunication over who had right of way.”

Police received a 5:50 p.m. report that kids were jumping into the water from a shed on Redstone Lane. “All individuals were made aware of a no-trespass warning,” an officer wrote later.

A Commercial Street man reported at 7:13 p.m. that his downstairs neighbor was “throwing food into the street.” Police wrote later: “Food has been removed.”

Police responded to Front Street after an 8:24 p.m. report that three young men were in a vehicle with “police lights” in the grill, but they didn’t report finding anything suspicious.


A woman on Washington Street reported at 12:04 a.m. that she could “hear a group of people in the parking lot of Crosby’s and they are being very loud and sounds like they are playing a game.” An officer wrote later: “Parties will be clearing out.”

Police responded to a 2:27 a.m. report that kids were lighting fireworks on the beach near Ocean Avenue. Police wrote later: “Parties were told to move along. They are leaving the area.”



An employee of the Bonkers Funhouse on Lowell Street reported at 2:56 p.m. that female customers were causing a disturbance. An officer determined that they were “unhappy with service” and that the “matter has been resolved and parties have left.”

The Fire Department extinguished a brush fire in the area of 27 Downing Road, according to a 6:28 p.m. log item.

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