, Salem, MA

Local News

May 17, 2014




Police received a 5:43 a.m. report that $700 had gone missing from somebody’s wallet in the vicinity of Essex Street and Mall Access Road.



Police received a 6:13 p.m. report of a father-daughter dispute on Brookside Avenue.

An officer was unable to locate lumber that was reported to be in the roadway on Newbury Street about 11:30 p.m.


Police were unable to locate seal-coating salesmen who were reported to be on Maple Street about 12:50 p.m.



Police received a 10:40 p.m. report that the window of a woman’s vehicle had been smashed out while she was traveling outbound on Loring Avenue. “Her passenger side window was shattered by some type of projectile,” wrote police. An officer searched the area but found nothing suspicious. The woman was uninjured.


A man reported at 9:31 a.m. that $176 in cash had been stolen from the wallet of a woman who was holding it for him on Salem Street.

Police will seek a warrant with a charge of threatening to commit a crime for a man after they received a 1:21 p.m. report that he had threatened somebody at the court on Federal Street. The man allegedly told the victim: “I’m gonna kill you, and I will do it very soon.”

Police responded to a Harris Street address after a 3:25 p.m. report that a raccoon was “acting strange” in trash, but they were unable to locate the animal.



Police received a 7:02 p.m. report that a television had been stolen from a house on Cabot Street.

An 8:03 p.m. report that a man was calling girls names brought police to 376 Cabot St. Police wrote later: “Woman parked in fire lane. Man confronted her about it.”


Officers were unable to locate a man who was reported to be throwing rocks at a window on Broadway at 12:51 a.m.

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