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December 4, 2012




Police responded to a 10:11 a.m. report of a domestic dispute at 179 Boston St. Two people were arguing over a “lost bill.”

A Boston Street man reported at 12:56 p.m. that prescription medication had gone missing from an unlocked safe in his bedroom.

Police received a 2:15 p.m. report of a suspicious person carrying a file cabinet on Hathorne Street. An officer spoke to the man, who was actually carrying a small refrigerator and a portable dishwasher, and determined that he had found the items in a Dumpster by the Italian American Club on Pratt Street. The officer checked the Dumpster out and determined it was “not properly stored” on the Italian American Club’s property. “I went inside and spoke to the bartender to inform him that their Dumpster needs to be moved on their property to prevent people from illegal dumping,” the officer wrote.



Paul Maestranzi, 41, of 80 Larch Row, Wenham, was arrested at 2 p.m. at the Route 1 CVS by Officer Richard Barthelmess on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Police had been summoned regarding a “problem with a customer,” according to the log.

Courtney Ahern-Stetson, 19, of 23 Popes Lane, Danvers, was arrested at 7:50 p.m. at home by Officer Dana Hagan on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.


Max Paniagua, 37, of 32 North Shetland Road, Danvers, was arrested at 3:05 a.m. on Shetland Road by Officer Dana Hagan on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

Police received a 5:13 p.m. report that a laptop had been taken from a room at the Motel 6.


A domestic dispute between a daughter and her parents was reported on Hyde Street at 1:06 p.m.

A domestic assault and battery in which a male pulled a female’s hair was reported at 1:35 p.m. at Holten and Pine streets.

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