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November 6, 2012




A Maple Street caller reported at 5:09 p.m. that yard rubbish had been on fire in a driveway. Police said the person wanted the Fire Department to make sure the blaze was fully extinguished.


A pedestrian crossing Pleasant Street in front of Starbucks was struck by a motor vehicle and transported to Salem Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Fire Department received the call at 3:26 p.m.



Police received a 12:31 a.m. report of threats from a Broughton Drive woman who said she was “upset over a public post” on the Internet.



Police received a 911 hang-up at 7:59 a.m. After calling back, an officer wrote: “Caller insisted it’s only a test.”

A Burrill Street woman reported “a rat or squirrel in the house” at 11:23 a.m.


A Parsons Drive man reported at 2:09 p.m. that his neighbor’s willow tree was “excessively tall” and that pieces of it “continue to fall on his house and property.”



At 11:52 p.m., Salem State University police at 4 Loring Ave. arrested Andrew Tubbs, 20, of 545 Cotuit Road, Mashpee, on a charge of disorderly conduct and threatening to commit a crime.


While attempting to move crowds at the corners of Essex and Washington streets at 12:58 a.m., officers came across two “highly intoxicated” men. One was placed into protective custody; the other then allegedly became “extremely loud” and “began to attract a crowd.” Police arrested Jonathan Anglero, 25, of 205 Highland Ave., Salem, on charges of failure to disperse and disturbing the peace.

Police responded to a 1:12 a.m. report of an assault in progress at 51 Canal St. and arrested David Wishnack 34, of 3 Pioneer Circle, Andover, on charges of assault and battery and domestic assault and battery.

A 3:14 a.m. report of an intoxicated man passed out on a table brought police to Dunkin’ Donuts at 152 Washington St., where they took the man into protective custody.

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