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September 6, 2013



A youth was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital after a 5:51 p.m. report that he or she has sustained a broken ankle at Lt. Ross Park on Johnson Street.

Police were unable to locate a woman who was reported at 6:55 p.m. to have waved a bat and attempted to cause an accident by stopping short during a road rage incident at Margin Street and Elginwood Road.

A Lowell Street man reported at 6:58 p.m. that somebody had poured motor oil on his driveway. “Party reports he is having a problem with a relative,” wrote police.

Police were unable to locate a green Blazer with a person wearing dark clothing inside that was reported at 9:10 p.m. to have been on Crane Brook Way for about six hours.

Police received a 10:15 p.m. report of a suspicious vehicle in a rear lot at Lahey hospital, “tucked away in the corner with 2 parties in the back seat.” An officer determined they were French tourists “trying to set up a camp in the area.” They were dispersed.


Police in Danvers informed the department at 12:36 p.m. that a female had driven her vehicle on the Rail Trail and gotten stuck. “They believe that the vehicle is in Peabody,” wrote police. “The officer stated that Danvers PD will be handling the incident, and they will be filing an immediate threat form with the Registry of Motor Vehicles.”

An officer responded to a 12:44 p.m. report that a Munroe Court woman had found a suspicious item in her backyard and determined that it was an “old train set [that] was being thrown out.”



Police received a 4:08 a.m. report that a person in an orange kayak had tried to board a man’s boat near Swampscott Yacht Club on Humphrey Street. “Harbormaster responding,” wrote police.

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