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November 20, 2012

Police

Marblehead

Saturday

Police received a 12:18 p.m. report of an attempted scam from a Bonad Road man who said a check for $2,417.22 had been sent to him with instructions to deposit it, wait 24 hours, take out the cash and then forward it to Singapore via Western Union.

A report of “loud screaming” brought police to Washington Street at 11:18 p.m., where officers subsequently determined that it was “just a couple having an argument.”

Sunday

Police responded to an 8:42 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance on Intrepid Circle and arrested Colin McQuade, 43, of 9 Golden Oaks Lane, Andover, on a charge of larceny over $250 and larceny of a drug.

Beverly

Sunday

Police received a 12:06 p.m. report of a possible transformer explosion at 65 Dodge St. “National Grid on scene and will handle,” police wrote. “No fire.”

A report of a “customer irate over the perceived theft of 50 cents of gas by gas station” brought police to 61 Cabot St. “Customer argued with clerk and knocked candy display on ground,” an officer wrote. Police were unable to locate the individual.

Police received a 6:13 p.m. report of a fight inside an apartment at 210 Manor Road.

A Salem man was arrested on a warrant after police responded to a 9:51 p.m. report of a fight inside a white truck at Hardy Street and Railroad Avenue.

A “sketchy” man was reportedly going door to door on Jewett Road, according to a 2:58 p.m. report. Officers were unable to locate the man.

Peabody

Sunday

A 2:28 p.m. report of a shoplifter brought police to the Pink store at the Northshore Mall. Tammy Kendrick, 37, of 653 Western Ave., Lynn, was arrested on charges of shoplifting and destruction of property over $250.

Police received a 3:25 p.m. report that a man at 261 Newbury St. said he had been assaulted by his neighbor and determined that the neighbor was alleging that he had been assaulted, too. An officer spoke about the situation with them both. “Cooler heads are now prevailing,” police wrote later.

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