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December 7, 2012




Police received a 9:25 a.m. report from a Peach Highlands couple who said they had received a threatening anonymous letter “alleging their dogs were barking.”

A Beach Street woman reported at 9:51 a.m. that “there has been an increase” in the nails, tacks and beer bottles being thrown at her house and property. The woman said she believed it stemmed from her reporting her neighbor to the zoning board for an illegal shed.

Police received a 1:57 p.m. report of a gold Mercedes going 100 mph on Ocean Avenue. Police were unable to locate it.



Police responded to Sonic Drive-In after a 3:01 p.m. report that an employee who was “unhappy with his new work schedule” had been terminated and was refusing to leave the parking lot.

Police received a 4:14 p.m. report that an FBI special agent in Boston had received a call from a local resident who was “upset over not receiving any assistance for flooding issues and land issues from the city.” Police wrote: “He made verbal threats that he will have to do what he has to do.”

A Veterans Memorial Drive woman reported at 5:26 p.m. that a USPS package was stolen from her home on Monday, and she suspected that her neighbor had taken it “because food items that can only be purchased in Puerto Rico were in her trash.”

Police received a 7:41 p.m. report that a man was “refusing to pay the grooming fee to Petco because they have gone up in prices, and they are refusing to give his dog back.”

A Troy Street man reported at 9:36 p.m. that lights were on in his neighbor’s house when he was supposed to be on vacation. “Officer reports that the homeowners just came home from vacation,” police wrote.

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