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November 23, 2013




An 11:10 a.m. report that a possible fire alarm was sounding brought police and the Fire Department to an Edgewood Road address. Police wrote later: “Radio alarm clock going off.”

Police received a 1:44 p.m. report that a man on Lincoln Avenue had received 31 texts from his ex-girlfriend. “Some included threats that she was going to get him in trouble with the police again and some were threats that she was going to show up at his house and start trouble.”


A Nonantum Road caller reported at 1:13 a.m. that there was somebody walking downstairs in the house. “Caller said the door is unlocked, the caller is in the closet upstairs,” police wrote. Later: “Did a walk through. No one in or around the house.”

The Fire Department responded to a 2:12 p.m. report of a fire at the boatyard at 3 Beacon St. and extinguished a small blaze in a wall there. Firefighters were on scene for about a total of 90 minutes. The fire started in electrical wiring, a firefighter said. There were no injuries.



Two females were transported to Beverly Hospital with undisclosed injuries after a 2:42 p.m. report that they had fallen at the Sears at the Northshore Mall.

A 4:15 p.m. report of a bedroom fire brought emergency personnel to 9 Eastman Park. Police wrote later: “Party was burning incense on stove and fire.”

A woman at 103 Central St. reported at 4:34 p.m. that “her neighbor stole one of her pies.” Police wrote later that an officer had “rectified the situation and got the pie back.”

A pedestrian was transported to Salem Hospital with minor injuries after a 5:51 p.m. report of that he’d been struck by a vehicle at Centennial Drive and Summit Street.

Police received an 8:45 p.m. report that two vehicles had been broken into at 15 Newbury St. “Taken was a purse, nothing of value inside,” police wrote.

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