, Salem, MA

Local News

November 14, 2012



An 8:31 p.m. report of people with a rifle in a red motor vehicle brought police to 245 North St., where a man told them he had seen a man in the rear seat of a vehicle pass a rifle to the driver, who then passed it back. The man then inserted a 7-inch clip into the rifle, and the vehicle drove off toward the center of Salem, the man said. Police were unable to locate the vehicle, and attempts to run possible plate numbers were unsuccessful.

Officers responded to a 9:11 p.m. report of kids in the MBTA tunnel at 242 Bridge St. and advised youths there that if they entered the tunnel they would be trespassing and subject to arrest. The youths said they were mourning the loss of their friend and that they would not enter the tunnel.


Police responded to the Moose Lodge at 50 Grove St. after a 12:06 a.m. report that a man had been chased by three men in the area of Flint Street, possibly in connection to a past domestic dispute incident. “Party was escorted into Peabody with no additional incidents occurring,” police wrote.

A tree on Broad Street was reported to be on fire at 1:46 a.m. The Fire Department extinguished “a small amount of flames,” according to the log.

A woman was arrested after allegedly crashing into a car parked on Boston Street around 3:30 a.m. Lindsey Weiss, 24, of 113 Wapiti Loop, Hyrum, Utah, was charged with drunken driving, operating a motor vehicle negligently to endanger and illegal possession of a Class C substance.

A 6:08 a.m. report of a man yelling out a window brought police to 1 Carol Way, where they were unable to find anybody doing so.

A Summer Street woman reported at 8:25 a.m. that a couch she was selling on Craigslist had been stolen from outside her house. She also told police she had stopped two people from carrying metal tables away from her yard earlier. “The tables were placed back in her yard, but she noticed that the couch was missing.” She was later told that a man had walked off with her couch, which she valued at $100. Three vases were also reported missing.

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