, Salem, MA

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January 24, 2014




Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at 94 Ocean Ave. at 1:43 a.m. and subsequently arrested Aaron Amnott, 21, 94 Ocean Ave., on charges of assault by a dangerous weapon.

A caller from 21 West Ave., reported credit-card fraud to police at 10:45 a.m. The victim stated she received a phone call from the credit-card company saying there were two large transactions made on Tuesday, one for $786.46 and another for $1,430. According to the log, the victim said she did not make those transactions, nor did she authorize the transactions.

Police responded to a call from Highland Avenue and Green Ledge Street at 11:15 a.m. on a report of a motor vehicle fire. Upon arrival, a white Honda was engulfed in flames, the log said. The Salem Fire Department was at the scene and extinguished the flames. No injuries reported.

At 11:38 a.m., police arrested Jennifer Buswell, 26, 12 Norman St., Marblehead, on charges of operating a motor vehicle after license revocation and driving with an invalid inspection sticker in the area of 38 Endicott St.

A caller from 82 Derby St. reported to police at 12:27 p.m. that someone has been tampering with her mail.

At 12:30 p.m., a resident of 35 Flint St. reported to police that high school kids have been cutting through his property around 2:30 p.m. each day. According to the log, the party has spoken with the kids in the past and advised them not to cut through; however, they just “flip him off and continue on.”

At 1:53 p.m., police responded to a possible gas leak in Walgreens at 450 Highland Ave. According to the log, the smell of natural gas was coming from the break room. The Salem Fire Department determined it to be a problem with a heater-fan unit and rectified the issue, the log said.

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