Police found an abandoned helicopter in an Essex Street parking lot at 4:42 p.m., the toy secured in a red-and-black duffel bag. The working model included a remote.
A woman attended a divorce hearing with her boyfriend and came out onto Church Street to find someone had keyed her car, as logged at 5:04 p.m. She pointed out that the hearing went better for her boyfriend than it did for his ex-wife, suggesting she might be responsible. But police have no evidence against her.
A woman admitted she was wrong to threaten the ex-boyfriend of her niece after he called the Department of Children and Families regarding issues in the home. The aunt allegedly told him "she knows where he lives and that he should start looking behind his back," according to the log at 9:57 p.m. The aunt told police this was done "in the heat of the moment." Police advised the man that he could seek protection from the courts.
Kids said to be throwing eggs at passing cars on Highland Avenue at 10:51 p.m. must have scrambled soon after, as police were unable to find them.
Police investigated a house break on Barton Street at 12:52 a.m.
Joseph Edward Bedard, 32, of 40 Cedarcrest Ave., Salem, was arrested at 2:07 a.m. in the vicinity of Loring and Jefferson avenues by Salem State University police on charges of drunken driving, a second offense; driving recklessly; and marked lanes violations.
Stephen Allen Caisse, 19, of 18 Rantoul Ave., Lynn, was arrested at 5:46 a.m. on Congress Street by Patrolmen Daniel Tucker and Derek White on charges of driving with a suspended license and having defective equipment.
A man told to go home after missing his shift at Beer Works on Derby Street was apparently mad enough to spit, specifically on his supervisor's computer screen. He then found the supervisor's BMW on the street and threw a brick at it, leaving a dent, according to the log at 8:22 a.m. Rather than press charges, management "wanted to fire him and have him never return to the Beer Works."
Coming home to his apartment, a 9-year-old on First Street was startled to find a neighbor in his room holding part of the boy's PlayStation 3. When the man saw the boy, he told him "his sister told him he could use the remote," according to the log at 12:06 p.m. Later, the boy discovered a $100 PlayStation Portable missing. Still later, police sought a warrant against the visitor on charges of breaking and entering in the day to commit a felony and larceny.
Another mom got relief at 1:18 p.m. when the Salem Fire Department rescued her baby from a locked vehicle.
Police responded to North Street at 2:27 p.m. and a report of kids with pellet guns.
John J. Lapointe, 53, homeless, was arrested at 6:34 p.m. on Charter Street by Patrolmen Daniel Tucker and Rafael Gonzalez and Sgt. Harry Rocheville on a charge of open and gross lewdness. Officers had responded to a report of two homeless people in a dispute atop the wall to the Charter Street Cemetery. "This has become a popular location for the homeless to sleep," according to the log.
A woman on Gardner Street told police at 7:17 p.m. that Salem State students had caused damage to her property in the past and now the pickets on her fence have been ripped out.
Lamar C. Harris, 29, of 45 Roundy St., Beverly, and Ryan W. Deshields, 27, of 1 Lussier St., Salem, were arrested at Klop Alley at midnight on charges of assault and battery and being disorderly. Responding to a report of a fight were Patrolmen Daniel Tucker, Rafael Gonzalez, Derek Sears and William Riley.
Dana Nicholas Gallien, 24, of 38 Willson St., Salem, was arrested at 1:40 a.m. at his address by Patrolman William Riley on a charge of disturbing the peace. Responding to a noise complaint, police found Gallien at a party.
Police responded to Federal Street at 7:02 p.m. and a report of a "man defecating in a driveway," according to the log. He was soon taken into protective custody.
Police were called at 8:02 p.m. when a 13-year-old ran away from home after her cellphone was taken away. She was found at a friend's house on Saturday and transported back to her mom.
The log at 9:33 p.m. notes a check at Laurel Street and Oakmont Road for a peeping Tom. This person has been an ongoing concern, according to police, and they have stepped up their checks on the area.
A girl was hit in the crosswalk on Cabot Street, according to the log at 9:34 p.m., causing minor injuries.
A house on Carver Street was the victim in a case of egg-and-run at 10:15 p.m. A "group of youths fled the area prior to arrival," according to the log.
A man refused treatment after a fight on Rantoul Street, according to the log at 11:11 p.m.
A house on Bridge Street was egged, according to the log at 11:45 a.m.
Kids trespassing at 4:21 p.m. were suspected of taking things on McPherson Drive. They were — worms for fishing. Police told them not to trespass in the future.
Police were called to Grant Street at 8:03 p.m. and a report of a "brother and sister fistfight," according to the police report. No arrests were logged.
Complaints to the MBTA are expected to follow a disturbance at 12:10 a.m. A man demanded the "Rockport train take him to Newburyport because the online schedule said so," according to the log. He eventually had to call someone for a ride.
Sarah Wolniewicz, 19, of 12 Weeks Road, Danvers, was arrested at 7:42 p.m. at home by Officer Phil Tansey on a charge of domestic assault and battery. Police had responded to an incident labeled "father/daughter."
Police responded to a report of a vehicle vandalized on Prince Street at 12:17 a.m. More vandalism was reported at 8:45 a.m. at Tapley Hall on Page Street.
Michaels Charles, 40, of 58 Monroe Road, Venice, Fla., was arrested at 3:10 p.m. on Route 128 by state police Trooper Steve Browning on charges of drunken driving, a third offense; driving unlicensed; and misuse of an ignition locking system. The arrest followed a two-car accident. Charles was said to score 0.30 on the Breathalyzer; the legal limit is 0.08.
A complaint of copper stolen from a well at Tapley Park drew police at 11 a.m.
Malicious damage was reported inside Old Navy at the Liberty Tree Mall, according to a 7:54 p.m. log entry.
Odilia Gomez, 27, of 49 Kirkland St., Lynn, was arrested at 3:01 p.m. on Lynn Street by Officer Mark Falco on charges of driving without a license and speeding.
A woman yelling on Lowell Street drew police at 7:09 p.m. There was no crime, however, as the woman "sustained some minor wounds slamming the rear door while yelling at her boyfriend," according to the log.
Salvatore Fazio, 54, of 11 Winship Drive, Wakefield, was arrested at 6:43 a.m. on Route 1 by Officer James Harkins on a charge of driving with a suspended license. A woman traveling with him was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to report for jury duty.
A man on Summit Street reported his 1997 Dodge Caravan stolen from his address, according to a 10:47 a.m. log entry.
A man on Franklin Street is missing a 7-foot-tall rabbit, and it isn't named Harvey. It's a decoration stolen from his property.
A driver on Foster Street reported at 5:49 p.m. that someone had tried to pry open the door of the car.
Police received a report of break-in at a Lynnfield Street resident at 8:59 p.m. Investigators were notified.
Dariel Perez, 17, of 50 Warren St., Peabody, was arrested at 12:24 a.m. at his address by Officer James Christman on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and domestic assault and battery. He was also wanted on an outstanding warrant. Police had been called on a report of a fight, possibly involving a knife.
Kevin M. McCormick, 40, of 24 Fourth St., Medford, was arrested at 1:58 a.m. on Route 1 by Sgt. Vincent Patermo on charges of drunken driving, speeding and marked lanes violations.