A woman reported at 8:11 a.m. that her two vehicles had been broken into on Pearl Street over the weekend. “Nothing was taken from the cars,” police wrote.
A man reported at 2:22 p.m. that a crane would be “coming into town for dock repairs” sometime soon. Police wrote: “He reports the crane may have problems with the turns on both State Street and Front Street. He wanted to let us know.”
Police received a 5:15 p.m. report of graffiti containing an explicit phrase and “male genitalia” on Pleasant Street, according to the log.
Police received a 4:24 a.m. report that somebody’s son on Harbor Avenue had seen a man walking through a yard with a crowbar and “went outside to find out what he was doing.” During the ensuing altercation, the son stabbed the man, who then left the area, according to the log. Police determined that hospitals in Salem and Lynn hadn’t received anybody with a stab wound; an officer wrote later: “Story given to me had no supporting evidence ...no blood evidence on ground or on meat cleaver. Incident unfounded.”
Police were unable to locate a disoriented elderly man who was reported to be walking on Tedesco Street in a coat and slippers at 6:47 a.m.
A 3:44 p.m. report of an intoxicated female shoplifter brought police to Sears at Northshore Mall. Subsequently arrested was Annemarie Fischer, 27, of 11 Savoy Road, South Hamilton, on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.
Police were unable to locate a deer with two broken back legs that was reported to be dragging itself behind a house on Lowell Street following an accident at 7:21 p.m.
Police received an 11:07 p.m. report that somebody’s sister on Harrison Avenue “is out of control ... and has a fork in her possession.”