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April 18, 2013



A heavy picnic table at a Flint Street address blew over and landed on a dog, injuring the animal, according to a 1:49 p.m. report. The dog was bleeding afterward and was brought to North Shore Animal Hospital.

Police received a 5:28 p.m. report of shoplifting at Shaw’s Supermarket at 11 Traders Way and arrested Malinda Oates, 42, of 603 Manor Road, Beverly, on a charge of shoplifting.

A 6:27 p.m. report of children hanging out a window brought police to 41 Rainbow Terrace, where they were unable to locate anything suspicious. A man at the residence said his son “may have been playing around with the window in his bedroom,” police wrote.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Highland Avenue and Mooney Road at 6:36 p.m. and arrested Caitlynne White, 22, of 38 Hanover St., Lynn, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and illegal possession of a Class B substance (Adderall).

At 6:59 p.m., officers at Lafayette and Holly streets arrested Edwin Colon, 34, of 117 Loring Ave., Salem, on a charge of illegal possession of a Class B substance, seventh subsequent offense.

Police responded to a 7:21 p.m. report of a domestic dispute on Cross Avenue and determined that a husband and a wife were arguing after the man informed the woman he was having an affair.


A 10:20 a.m. report that a man was “screaming and talking to himself for no apparent reason” brought police to Pope Street, where they were unable to find any signs of a disturbance.

Police responded to a 1:03 p.m. report that people were drinking in the Broad Street cemetery and arrested a 50-year-old Salem man on a warrant out of Peabody.

A Bridge Street man reported at 2:07 p.m. that an unknown man had smashed a fluorescent bulb in his driveway as part of an ongoing dispute.

A 2:24 p.m. report that people were engaging in a sexual act in a car brought police to 32 Clifton Ave., where they determined two people were hugging on a seawall. One person was taken into protective custody after police determined that he or she was intoxicated.

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