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April 18, 2013



A 7:57 p.m. report of that a man had been “sitting around acting suspicious for the last couple days” brought police to Johnson Avenue. Police wrote later: “Party was sent on his way.”

A Coleman Street woman reported at 8:58 a.m. that four or five teens had been on her front porch “for no reason.” When the woman approached them, they left toward Arnold Road, according to the log. An officer was unable to locate them.

Police received a 9:17 p.m. report from a Crane Brook Way woman who said she could hear obscenities in a neighboring apartment. An officer determined that a nearby resident had been “yelling at her kids, putting them to bed.”

A house and vehicle at 5 Judith Road had been struck by paintballs, according to a 9:26 p.m. report.

A Mansfield Street resident reported that two women in a silver Camry were “possibly performing drug-related activities” at 10:18 p.m. An officer was unable to locate them.

An 11:33 p.m. report of an unwanted guest at the Charles Motel, 4 Mill St., resulted in the arrest of Eric Amor, 41, of 106 Second St., North Andover, on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order. He was also wanted on a warrant, according to the log.


Police received a 10:46 a.m. report from a Webster Street man who said someone had broken into his backhoe and damaged the ignition in an attempt to hot-wire it.



Police received a 9:04 a.m. report that “unknown parties” were arguing at 45 Broadway. “ATF agents were on scene looking to question an individual,” police wrote in the log. Officer Mike Boccuzzi wrote in an email that the agents “wouldn’t comment on what they were looking for” and that the owner of the building had been concerned “with the identification presented.” Boccuzzi wrote: “Everything checked out and officers cleared.”

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