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August 1, 2013

Police

Marblehead

Tuesday

Police received a 3:57 p.m. report that a female hadn’t heard from her uncle on Sagamore Road in three weeks. An officer wrote later: “He is in Middleton Jail.”

A youth was transported to a hospital with undisclosed injuries after an 8:41 p.m. report that he or she had fallen off a skateboard near Skinners Path.

Peabody

Tuesday

An officer at the Northshore Mall at 2:22 p.m. arrested Hector Orlando Cano, 33, of 118 Broad St., Apt. 3, Lynn, on charges of obstructing an emergency vehicle and operating with a suspended license.

A 5:55 p.m. report that a man was “howling and crying” brought police to the Barnes and Noble at the Northshore Mall. Police subsequently determined a 25-year-old man was “going to meet his parents at the food court. All in order at this time.”

A Swampscott Avenue woman complained at 7:10 p.m. that youths were playing ball next door “and the ball came into her yard.” Police wrote that an officer “spoke with both neighbors in regards to the issue, they agreed to stop playing ball in the yard.”

An officer was unable to locate youths who were reported to be ringing doorbells and speeding down Paul Avenue in a white car at 11:05 p.m.

Wednesday

A 94-year-old Forest Street woman was transported to Salem Hospital after a 5:13 a.m. report that she was “barely responsive.”

Swampscott

Tuesday

Police conducted a traffic stop at Cedar Hill Terrace and Humphrey Street at 10:41 a.m. and subsequently arrested Jose Medina, 19, of 204 Cypress Ave., Lawrence, on charges of operating with a suspended license, having no inspection sticker and a number plate violation.

Police didn’t report finding anything suspicious after a 9:49 p.m. report that youths were lying in the roadway near 35 Burpee Road.

Beverly

Tuesday

A woman reported that she had confronted a group of youths who had discarded an old rowboat on the beach near 3 Silver St., according to a 7:10 p.m. log item. Police were unable to locate them.

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