, Salem, MA

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May 8, 2013




One person was transported to Salem Hospital after a 10:11 a.m. report of “sand in eyes” on Farrell Court.

A Creesy Street woman reported at 4:31 p.m. that she could hear a child in an apartment below her yelling “Please mommy,” but police determined everything was fine.

Police received an 8:23 p.m. report that young men were “bothering people” and possibly drinking in front of the high school on Humphrey Street. Police wrote later: “Spoke to them about being there at this hour. Bottle was nonalcoholic but looked similar to a wine bottle.”


Police received a 6:39 a.m. report from a Beverly Avenue woman who said she could “see steam coming from something” outside, but police found nothing suspicious in the area.



A Roy Street man reported at 1:57 p.m. that his landlord was sitting in her vehicle in the driveway “and he believes he is being harassed.”

Police received a 4:35 p.m. report that a man was taking pictures of a house at 10 Priscilla Road, but police were unable to locate him.



A man known only as “Dave” was harassing customers at a restaurant at 48 Congress St., according to a 4:43 p.m. report. An employee told police that Dave had approached three women who were eating and said, “Hey would you like to make some money?” When confronted, Dave told the employee, “You just better watch out” and then walked off.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Traders Way and Highland Avenue at 5:25 p.m. and arrested Brendan Murray, 21, of 64 Coolidge Road, Lynn, on a charge of operating with a revoked license.

A 7:49 p.m. report of a confused woman “with luggage and tree branch” brought police to Wharf Street, where they determined she was fine and had just arrived from Madison, Wis.

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