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November 5, 2012




When there weren’t any officers to send regarding noise at Tavern in the Square, management was consulted and “immediately agreed to address the problem and have it turned down without any complaint,” according to the log at 12:03 a.m.

Eugenio Burgos-Laboy, 40, of 191 Federal St., Salem, was arrested at 12:28 a.m. on Federal Street by Patrolmen Roberson Troncoso, Joshua Gerrard and Brian Butler on charges of intimidation of a witness and three counts of domestic assault and battery.

Police and the Fire Department joined forces at 8:12 a.m. to carry a dog on Spruance Way into a car. The 120-pound German shepherd was headed to a vet in Peabody.

Paul J. Lavoie, 47, of 9 Cottage St., Salem, was arrested at 10:15 a.m. on Cottage Street by Patrolmen Daniel Tucker and Mark Fabiszewski on charges of domestic assault and battery on an elderly person, domestic assault and battery, two counts of threatening to commit a crime, malicious destruction of property, and resisting arrest.

How high is the price of gasoline? High enough that a Loring Avenue resident reported at 10:30 a.m. that gas was pilfered from the tanks of two vehicles in driveway.

Michael A. Waselchuck, 24, of 148 Essex St., Swampscott, was arrested at 11:50 a.m. in the Traders Way/Whalers Lane area by Patrolman Daniel Tucker on charges of shoplifting, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. Waselchuck fled, sparking “a lengthy foot pursuit,” according to the log.

With the sun in her eyes, a woman on Derby Street making a left turn at Congress Street inadvertently drove up onto a traffic island and couldn’t get off, according to the log at 4:42 p.m. Her vehicle was undamaged, and no citation was issued. A sign on the traffic island had been previously broken. Bill’s Towing came to the rescue. On Sunday, a second driver made a similar mistake and was likewise stuck on the island, as logged at 11:24 a.m. Police note that this has happened several times.

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