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January 18, 2014




A caller from 5 Kennel Hill Drive reported a barking dog in the neighborhood at 2:41 a.m.

At 11:03 a.m., police received a report from the Bass Haven Yacht Club, located at 10 McPherson Drive, regarding several boats that were broken into.

Police responded to 59 Federal St. at 12:29 p.m. regarding a report of a small puddle of blood and human excrement found in the driveway.



Police responded to a 3:15 p.m. call from Sears on Andover Street and subsequently arrested Christina Gordon, 32, of 1 High St., Reading, on a charge of shoplifting by asportation over $100.

Police responded to a well-being check at Sears at 3:56 p.m. and arrested Heather Gormley, 37, of 765 Broadway St., Chelsea, on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, receiving stolen property over $250, and giving a false name and address to an officer. Gormley was also arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Malden.

A resident from 5 Emery St. called police at 7:18 p.m. on a report of vandalism. The caller said his lawn was damaged by a Boston Chauffeur Limousine driver who attempted to “turn his limo around using the front lawn,” according to the log.



At 3:20 p.m., police received a call from a resident of 12 Buchanan Road, saying she heard what she thought was six or seven gunshots earlier that morning, but did not see anyone in the area. Police advised her in the future to call immediately.

Police received a call from the area of Lafayette Street at 5:43 p.m. on a report of a possible hoarding situation.

Police responded to the area of 475 Highland Ave. at 7:51 p.m. on a report of two young kids who were pointing a red laser at passing cars.


At 2:15 a.m., police arrested Kevin Ferriter, 47, of 91 Lovett St., Beverly, on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and a marked lanes violation. Ferriter was pulled over on Highland Avenue for erratic driving.

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