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September 16, 2013




Police received a report at 1:25 a.m. of a woman stumbling down Rantoul Street. She was gone by the time police arrived.

Residents on Pierce Avenue called at 5:53 a.m. to complain about a vehicle blocking their driveway. The car was tagged and about to be towed when the owner appeared. Police told her she could pay $45 and move the car herself, but the woman had only $21. She went to her house for more money but took too long. The people who had complained were being delayed getting to work. As a result, the vehicle was towed, police said.

Shawnpaul D. Filtranti, 34, of 703 Manor Road, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery at his address, according to a 11:20 p.m. log item.


A Police Department speed board was damaged after being hit by a motor vehicle at 12:14 a.m. on Essex Street. It was towed to the DPW yard.

Police responded to a call about a “man with a rifle in car,” at 8:03 a.m. Police searched an area near West Beach and surrounding properties but did not find a vehicle that matched the description.

Maria J. Harrold, 53, of 435 Cabot St., was arrested on a charge of assault and battery at her home at 6:04 p.m.



Paul Bean, 75, of Revere, was arrested at 3:40 p.m. on Putnam Lane on a charge of violating a restraining order.

Police were called to the Liberty Tree Mall at 7:56 p.m. for a report of an assault. Three girls were reportedly “jumped,” according to a log item.


Kenneth Schenck, 48, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of larceny over $250 and three counts of receiving stolen property over $250 at Hyundai Village, 24 Commonwealth Ave., at 5:08 p.m. Serafina Moreira, 45, of Lynn, was also arrested on charges of larceny over $250 and three counts of receiving stolen property over $250.

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