, Salem, MA

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March 13, 2013




Police received a 2:41 p.m. report that a woman had collapsed in a driveway on Corning Street.

A catalytic converter was stolen from a car at 152 Conant St., according to a 9:14 p.m. log item.


A purse was stolen from a vehicle in a garage at 54 Paine Ave., according to a 12:32 a.m. report.

Police received a 1:29 a.m. report from a Cabot Street man: “Party was cut off by red Corolla and was concerned after Corolla followed his vehicle to his residence, then drove by twice. Party was unable to get plate and did not speak to the occupants.”

A 9:19 a.m. report of a man with a sword brought four officers to 314 Cabot St. “Found to be an umbrella,” police wrote later.

A brick with the message “keep the money” and an expletive written on it was left on steps of a home at 17 Essex St., according to a 1:12 p.m. report.



A woman reported at 6:10 p.m. that her wallet had been stolen while she shopped at The Children’s Place at the Northshore Mall.

Police sent a man on his way after a 6:36 p.m. report that a man’s son was approached by a “strange male” at Sunshine Laundry, 48 Foster St.

A 46-year-old man was arrested on a warrant after a 7:36 p.m. report from a caller at 14 Collins Street who said she believed “her daughter is being struck by her husband.”


Police responded to a 1:42 a.m. report of a disturbance in a hallway at 9 Holten St. and determined that it was just two people “fixing a light.”

Police received a 4:55 a.m. report that a “federal officer” was locked out of his motor vehicle in front of the Golden Banana at 151 Newbury St. Police wrote later that assistance had been rendered “without incident.” No further information was available.

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