, Salem, MA

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July 19, 2013



Police responded to a 6:51 p.m. report that two males in a vehicle were throwing water out the window at people on the sidewalk on Lowell Street. According to the log, an officer found the males, who “admitted to squirting water out the window at cars. They were advised of the dangers of distracting other drivers and sent....on their way.”

An officer was unable to locate an intoxicated man with no shirt on who was reported to be arguing with a woman near the monument in Peabody Square at 7 p.m.

A caller reported at 7:53 p.m. that a donkey was injured at Brooksby Farm on Felton Street, but an officer was unable to locate anything amiss. “No animals outside upon arrival,” wrote police. “Store is closed so no contact can be made at this time.”

A 10:25 p.m. report of an “unwanted husband” brought police to a Crowninshield Street address, but the man had already left.


At 6:29 a.m., officers at 176 Newbury St. assisted the U.S. Marshals in arresting Shane Hansen, 28, of the same address, on an outstanding warrant. It was unclear where the warrant originated from or what charge or charges it included. Peabody police declined to release any further information.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Washington Street at 1:49 p.m. and arrested Arao Dornela, 36, of 23 Mason St., Apt. 2, Peabody, on charges of operating with suspended license and failure to display owner’s name.



Police were unable to locate two drunk women who were reported to be throwing traffic cones in the road near 210 Hale St. at 9:13 p.m., but an officer did find the cones and moved them out of the roadway.



A Cherry Street caller reported a “threatening letter on door” at 11:30 a.m.

A person was transported to Salem Hospital after a 5:55 p.m. report that they had “a fish hook or other equipment impaled in ankle” at the end of the pier at Fisherman’s Beach.

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