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November 22, 2013




Police received a 9:30 a.m. report that the roadway at Lafayette and Pleasant streets was “covered in black ice.”

A woman on Cowell Street reported at 10:32 a.m. that her boyfriend had “hit her in the face a few times this morning before she left for work.” Police wrote: “She would like for an officer to make sure he does not come back around the house.” An officer was unable to locate him.

A 54-year-old man on Beacon Street was transported to Salem Hospital after a 12:18 p.m. report that he had sustained a “hit to the groin by a piece of wood.”


A child was transported to a hospital after a 7:31 a.m. report that he or she had fallen off a bicycle at Tedesco Street and Elmwood Road.

Harbor Avenue was closed to traffic as firefighters worked to extinguish a fire in a large, metal trash bin near a residence about 7:30 p.m. No injuries were reported, and the blaze was knocked down before it could spread to any buildings.



A 3:18 p.m. report of shoplifting brought police to Sears at Northshore Mall. Subsequently arrested was Michelle L. McKeon, 45, of 19 Christopher Drive, Stoughton, on charges of two counts of larceny over $250.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Lowell Street at 3:44 p.m. and subsequently arrested Brian M. McBride, 30, of 46 Edward Ave., Lynnfield, on a charge of possession of a class A drug, and Anthony M. Turcketta, 27, of 72 Emerald St., Malden, on a charge of being knowably present where heroin is kept.

A man at the Mobile Estates trailer park on Newbury Street reported at 5:47 p.m. that he believed somebody had unlocked his door, gone into his residence and “turned up the heat” at some point in the last two hours.

An injured rabbit was transported to the Borash Veterinary Clinic after a 7:28 p.m. report that somebody had a found it on Tamarack Lane and “would prefer to not keep the animal overnight.”

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