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May 8, 2014




A Pleasant Street woman was transported to Salem Hospital at 12:23 p.m. after falling down the stairs at her home.

A Taft Street resident called police at 1:17 p.m. to report the theft of a black double-stroller from her front yard.

A Washington Street resident called at 1:45 p.m. to report a robbery that he believed happened Sunday night. He told police he has a black eye, sore ribs and is missing $1,200. The man said he was either “knocked out” or “out of focus,” which is the reason he didn’t report the incident sooner.

A Green Street resident called at 6:21 p.m. to report that a neighbor “keeps touching his property” and moving things in and out of his yard.



Police went to Emerson Park at 3:09 p.m. to extricate a 15-year-old girl who was stuck in a child swing.


Rory O’Brien, 28, of 390 Walnut St., Lynn, was arrested at 12:08 a.m. following a traffic stop on Washington on charges of drunken driving and a one-way street violation.

Security at Northshore Mall contacted police at 9:46 a.m. to report graffiti on a bike path, a traffic sign and mailboxes.

Peabody Police got a call from Lynn Police at 12:29 p.m. about a suspect they were pursuing with multiple warrants who was headed toward Peabody. Peabody officers apprehended the man after a foot chase in the vicinity of Lynn Street. He was turned over to Lynn Police.

Police went to Franklin Street to serve a 10-day quarantine notice for a dog named Joey.



A man asking people for money on Park Street at 4:16 p.m. was sent on his way by police.


A pedestrian was taken to the hospital with a possible shoulder injury after a motor vehicle accident at 10:12 a.m. in McDonald’s parking lot on Elliott Street.

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