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September 4, 2013




A Jersey Street man reported at 8:09 p.m. that his neighbors were “murderers.” An officer wrote: “He didn’t want a police response, he just wanted us to be aware.”



Police conducted a traffic stop near 189 Andover St. and cited a motorist for failing to stop at a red light and having an expired inspection sticker, according to a 3:02 p.m. log item. “I destroyed half a marijuana cigarette,” wrote an officer.

An officer was unable to locate two male teenagers who were reported to be “hanging out by the stone wall” at the Puritan Lawn cemetery on Lake Street around 3:13 p.m.

A Cosmos Drive man reported that his tire was flat and six window screens on his house had been slashed, and that he suspected his ex-girlfriend, according to a 3:20 p.m. log item.

Police responded to a 4:27 p.m. report of a disturbance involving two males in a white truck near 3 Linden Road and determined they were arguing over “sports.”

Somebody complained at 5:14 p.m. that a homeless person was “feeding rats and birds” near 77 Lowell St. An officer was unable to locate the individual.

An elderly female on Coolidge Avenue was transported to Lahey hospital after a 5:52 p.m. report that she was “out of it” and her eyes were “rolling in back of head.”

A black Kawasaki motorcycle at Forest Street and Farm Avenue had caught fire, according to a 7:46 p.m. log item. It was towed from the scene after the fire was extinguished.

Police received a 9:04 p.m. report that somebody in a black Mercedes Benz was soliciting for money near 137 Newbury St. An officer wrote later: “Party looking for gas money was sent on his way.”

A man reported at 9:55 p.m. that somebody in a red Jeep had thrown eggs at him near 46 Margin St. “Officer reports party was not injured,” wrote police.

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