, Salem, MA

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May 8, 2014



A Clifton Avenue resident contacted police at 2:40 p.m. to report a past larceny.

A wallet was reported stolen from a car on Hale Street at 2:54 p.m.



A Brentwood Avenue resident contacted police at 4:28 to report a scam. The man said he received a phone message at home from the Internal Revenue Service from someone who said he had a warrant for the resident’s arrest. The resident said he called the phone number left with the message and spoke to a man who identified himself as IRS officer John Loyte, who told him he would be arrested within the hour unless he sent $2,600. The resident then called Salem Police, who tried calling the same number but got no answer. The resident was told not to send any money and to contact police if he got any more calls.

Gener Nolasco, 21, of 48 Burrill St., Lynn, was arrested at 5:42 p.m. on Highland Avenue following a motor vehicle stop. He was charged with driving with a suspended license, failure to signal and providing a false name to police.

Camila Freitas, 25, of 88 Bomona St., Revere, was arrested at 7 p.m. on Fort Avenue on charges of driving without a license and speeding.

A Bridge Street resident contacted police at 7:14 p.m. to report she is being harassed through Facebook. Police told her to contact Facebook.


Staff at Waterfront Hotel contacted police at 8:05 a.m. to report that a man was harassing the staff by calling and then coming to the hotel asking for information about someone he thought was staying there. Police spoke with the man and told him not to contact hotel staff and to stay away from the property.

A man was taken into protective custody at 12:28 a.m. on Whaler’s Lane.

The driver of a 2008 Mercury Mariner was issued a citation at 7:42 a.m. on Bridge Street for driving around a school bus that was stopped with its flashing yellow lights blinking. The driver’s right-side mirror struck the school bus sign.

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