Police received a 911 hang-up at 7:46 a.m. An officer wrote: “Young child called 911 and wanted to ask a few questions. I asked if they had an emergency because they had dialed 911. She said no. I asked her to call back on the business number but she has not called back yet. I called the house and the line is busy.” Police wrote later: “Complaint was about construction, clear.”
A motorist reported at 4:20 p.m. that she had struck a fence on Beacon Street after she “closed her eyes” while driving. The woman said “she was tired,” according to the log. There were no injuries.
A Maple Circle man reported at 6:05 p.m. that his 10-year-old son was assaulting him with a Razor scooter.
Police received a 2:02 p.m. report that a Caller Street woman’s purse had been stolen. It reportedly contained her license, Social Security card, $75 in cash and prescription bottles, according to the log.
The animal control officer was flagged down by somebody on Linden Road, according to a 2:48 p.m. report. “Parties were trying to get a ride,” wrote police. “They were instructed to call a taxi.”
A woman on Perkins Street was transported to Salem Hospital after a 6:18 p.m. report that she’d sustained “leg and arm lacerations” during an altercation with two of her boyfriend’s cats.
A 7:46 p.m. report that a group was causing a disturbance brought police to 11 Wheeler St., where they found a 9-year-old was playing outside. “Call is unfounded,” wrote an officer.
Police responded to a 2:27 a.m. report of a suspicious person at Lowell Street and Hoover Terrace and determined the individual was out for a walk.
A person was transported via ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital after a 9:39 a.m. report that he or she had passed out at Peabody District Court.
A Joyce Road woman reported at 10:17 a.m. that three or four teens were throwing rocks at her house. An officer checked the area but was unable to locate them.
A Dark Lane caller reported finding a spoon near a park at 12:15 p.m. Police wrote: “She believes the spoon was involved in [drug] activity and wants an officer to take possession of it.”
Police received a 10:39 p.m. report from a Loring Avenue woman who said her daughter had struck her in the head with an unidentified object. Subsequently arrested was Melissa Comins, 44, of 1 Loring Ave., Swampscott, on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault and battery on a person disabled or 60 years old or over.
Police received a 6:10 p.m. report that a 7-year-old on Manor Road was “out of control.”
A 10:07 p.m. report of a fight brought police to the area of Neptune Street and Lawnbank Road. Police wrote later: “No fight. Men yelling at each other.” One man said a group of 19-year-olds had “tossed a beer in his yard”; the other said the first had accosted him and his friends “for no reason.” Neither wished to pursue the matter, according to the log.
A 10:46 p.m. report that a male was banging on a female’s door at 46 Wallis St. resulted in the arrest of Jason Thomas Lee, 35, of 2 Collins St., Salem, on charges of intimidation of a witness and violation of an abuse prevention order.
At 10:59 a.m., an officer at 48 Pleasant St. arrested Allen Delisle, 26, of 70 Dodge St., Salem, on charges of disturbing the peace. He was also wanted on five warrants, according to the log. An officer said Delisle was arrested after a brief foot chase.
Police were unable to locate a woman “with apparent mental health issues” who was reported to be in the area of Charnock and Knowlton streets at 12:08 p.m.
A 12:38 p.m. report that an intoxicated person was “sleeping in bushes” brought police to 225 Cabot St., but they were unable to locate anything suspicious.
At 2:25 p.m., police received a report that a girl had been inappropriately touched at a public pier. Police declined to provide any further information.
A Highland Avenue woman reported at 4:39 p.m. that “someone called her phone that she didn’t know.” Police wrote: “The person was not threatening, she just didn’t know it was. She was advised not to answer the phone if she didn’t recognize the number.”
Police responded to a 4:57 p.m. report that a woman was yelling near the old city hall and determined “she was having a bad day and was just venting.” Police advised her to keep her voice down if she was to remain in the area; she subsequently left.
Police received a 5:22 p.m. report of a Craigslist scam from a man on Savoy Road. An officer wrote later: “Reporting party called back to cancel police response; stated it was a misunderstanding with his Realtor.”
An officer was unable to locate youths who were reported to be “jumping into traffic” near 56 Washington Square at 6:01 p.m.
A woman at Chestnut and Cambridge streets reported at 6:45 p.m. that a homeless person had been “sleeping in the bushes in the park across from her home.” Police were unable to locate anybody suspicious in that area, though they did locate “a piece of cardboard and a sofa pillow.”
A 10:23 p.m. report that a man was “breaking windows” brought police to 26 Cross St. Subsequently arrested was Paul Richard Surette, 28, of the same address, on a charge of wanton destruction of property. According to the log, Surette and his girlfriend were engaged in a verbal argument when she locked him out of the house; he then punched a small window on the door to get back inside.
Police were unable to locate anything suspicious in the area of Derby and Central streets after an 11:51 p.m. report that somebody had heard a female call for help.
A 9:33 a.m. report that somebody was “dispersing trash around the street” brought police to Summit Street, where they determined an elderly female had placed her trash bag in front of a neighbor’s home “because she already had too many bags.” Police wrote: “She was advised that her trash should go in front of her home. She agreed and moved the bag back to her home.”
A 9:45 a.m. report of an outdoors domestic dispute brought police to 231 Jefferson Ave., where they determined two people had been arguing, but no physical assaults occurred. Police wrote: “Parties were advised not to have personal arguments in public.”
An officer spoke to a woman who was sitting in the grass of Broad Street Cemetery after responding to a 10:21 a.m. report of a suspicious person. Police wrote: “She stated that she was just relaxing and reading her books. She was checked for warrants and came back negative. No problems.”
A Bridge Street woman reported at 12:02 p.m. that items had been moved around in her house. Police wrote: “She stated that a few pictures hanging on the walls were slightly skewed to one side. A teapot was facing in the wrong direction. Also, two jackets in a closet were moved a little.” An officer found no signs of forced entry.
Police received a 12:13 a.m. report that two males had tried to steal $2,700 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Trader’s Way and, when confronted, fled — without the items — in a U-Haul vehicle with Arizona plates.
A 5:20 p.m. report of shoplifting at Kohl’s on Independence Way resulted in the arrest of Diane Calos, 52, of 2 Rogers Ave., Lynn, on a charge of larceny over $250.
Police received a 7:58 p.m. report that a fox was running in the area of 29 Wildwood Road.