, Salem, MA

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March 9, 2013




Police received a 12:31 p.m. report from a woman on Elm Street who called “saying someone had come to the store to kill her and they were still in the store.” The suspect was a woman who left in a white sedan down Pleasant Street, according to the log item, but that description changed to an SUV as the incident unfolded. Police didn’t report finding the woman.


Police and the Fire Department responded to a 6:02 a.m. report of a small electrical fire in front of a house on Harbor Avenue.



A burglary at a West Dane Street address was reported at 4:22 p.m.

Police responded to a 5:25 p.m. report of a possible break-in on Gary Avenue. “Appears a squirrel damaged sliding door,” wrote police. “Not a break.”

A 7:32 p.m. report that somebody was ringing a residence’s door bell and trying the knob brought police to Cole Street, where they were unable to locate anything suspicious.


Police received an 11:47 a.m. report that a “student ran with pants down” at 100 Sohier Road.

A boat was stolen from Lynch Park, according to a 4:26 p.m. report.



A Joyce Road woman reported at 3:11 p.m. that she had been scammed while attempting to rent a vacation home.


Police received a 5:14 a.m. report of loud music from an apartment at 111 Foster St. “Television was shut off,” police wrote later.

A GPS device and sunglasses were stolen from a car at Upton Manor, 75 Walnut St., according to a 12:39 p.m. report.



An officer responded to 2 Wisteria St. after a 6:38 p.m. report of a man claiming to be from National Grid, but was unable to locate anybody in the area matching that description.

A man turned in a wallet he found on Paradise Road at 9:33 p.m. “Marblehead police were able to contact the owner who picked up the wallet without issue,” wrote police.

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