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May 9, 2014

Police/Fire

Danvers

Wednesday

Malicious damage to a motor vehicle was reported at Best Buy, 230 Independence Way, at 6:40 p.m.

Marblehead

Wednesday

A Fort Sewall Terrace resident reported at the station at 10:02 that an 11-foot inflatable boat next to his house had been moved and tied to a nearby float. The gas in the motor was turned on, and there was gas in the boat. Items were stolen from a 16-foot Lund powerboat that he also owns.

A resident reported at the station at 10:50 a.m. that she lost a 2-carat diamond out of her ring at the carnival on Ocean Avenue.

Police responded to a crash at 51 Pleasant St., Gut ‘n’ Feathers badminton club, at 7:12 p.m. A person said she was parked when a blue 1998 Volvo sedan struck her car while leaving a parking spot. The vehicle then struck another car. Police found front-end damage to the parked 2003 Honda Odyssey and rear-end damage to a parked 2007 Honda SE Accord. The vehicle returned to the scene while police were on the phone with the victim, dropped off a passenger and left, heading toward Washington Street. Police arrested Normita M. Snow-Creeden, 53, of 8 Summit Ave., Salem, and charged her with drunken driving, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. She was to be arraigned in Lynn District Court yesterday.

Middleton

Thursday

Firefighters spent all afternoon dousing a sizeable brush fire at 56 North Liberty St. that scorched about 12 acres. Firefighters responded to the call at 11:30 a.m. and returned to the station at 6:15 p.m. A North Andover engine, a North Reading brush truck and engine, and Boxford’s brush truck responded to the scene. Danvers Fire was called to cover the station. State forestry crews were also on scene.

Peabody

Wednesday

Two people were transported to Salem Hospital after a multiple car accident near 38 Sutton St. A mail truck had to be towed from the scene at 2:47 p.m.

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