Police were called to 107 Columbus Ave. by a neighbor for “someone or something trying to enter house,” at 2:43 a.m. It was discovered that a large raccoon was caught in a metal trap. The animal had to be put down due to injury, and the metal trap was confiscated and the matter forwarded to the animal control officer, according to the report.
Douglas S. Macarthur, 51, 3C Griswold Dr., Salem, was arrested on a charge of assault and battery by dangerous weapon (hat) at his home at 3:43 p.m.
Rolland Frazier, 26, of Lynn was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle with registration suspended and license not in possession during a traffic stop on Paradise Road, according to a 1:26 a.m. report.
Scott Maifeld, 51, 82 Essex St., Swampscott, was arrested on a drunken-driving charge on Paradise Road at 1:41 a.m.