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August 15, 2013




Police took a report of malicious damage to a motor vehicle — a window smashed — at Twin Oaks nursing home, 63 Locust St. at 11:15 p.m.


Larceny of copper downspouts was reported from Cell Signaling Technology, 3 Trask Lane, at 4:34 p.m.



Christopher Young, 18, of 5 Dyer Court, Apt. B4, Danvers, was arrested around 3 p.m. and charged on a warrant for breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony. Young was the fourth of four arrests made in connection to a rash of vehicle break-ins in Middleton just after 3 a.m. Monday. The first three suspects were arraigned in Salem District Court Monday.



John Leger, 28, of 21 Forest Ave., Salem, was arrested and charged with driving with a revoked license at 8:52 p.m.

At 9:57 p.m., firefighters and police responded to Mack Park for a report of a fire. They arrived to find a portable toilet on fire outside the left field fence of the baseball field. The fire was extinguished by firefighters. Police did a search of the area and found “fresh bicycle tracks” but no evidence of what caused the fire, police said. The fire also damaged the field’s scoreboard.

Jorvan Hill, 23, of 286 Washington St., Salem, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct as police were dispersing a group of people playing dominoes and blocking the sidewalk in the alley between 51 and 59 Harbor St. at 11:19 p.m. The area is clearly marked with “no loitering” signs, police said.


At 10:14 a.m., a skunk found at 33 Lawrence St. backyard was determined to be rabid and was euthanized.

At 12:52 p.m., a manager at Crosby’s Market, 125 Canal St., reported a woman had stolen three strip steaks valued at $30. The manager did not want to pursue the matter criminally, said police, but asked that a no trespass order was issued. Police later caught up with the woman on Harbor Street — she no longer had the steaks, police said — and issued a no trespass order for Crosby’s.

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