, Salem, MA

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October 17, 2012




A 5:31 p.m. report that a man broke into an apartment and took cash brought police to 45 Balch St. An officer later wrote: “Cleared — male hallucinating.”


Police tried to conduct a traffic stop on Brimbal Avenue at 8:55 a.m., but the driver wouldn’t pull over. “Followed vehicle with lights and siren down Budleigh onto Dodge, then onto Enon to the old Sunoco station,” an officer wrote. “Elderly operator stopped at gas station to get gas. Operator said he did not hear the siren or see me behind him. Citation issued.”

Eileen Carey, 49, of 606 Manor Road, Beverly, was arrested at 9:24 a.m. at her address on charges of disturbing the peace and trespassing.



The manager of J.Crew at the Northshore Mall reported finding a bullet in a fitting room at 4:57 p.m.

An Aborn Street woman reported vandalism to the Halloween ornaments on her front lawn at 5:06 p.m.

Police received a 6:12 p.m. report of illegal dumping in the Dumpster belonging to World Class Billiards at 82 Newbury St. “Suspect came back and retrieved what he dumped when caught,” police wrote.

An injured deer on Forest Street was reported at 8 p.m., but an officer was unable to locate it.


A $2,000 windshield was reported stolen from a Bobcat loader at a construction site on Upton Street at 7:01 a.m.

An employee of Five Guys at 227 Andover St. reported at 11:55 a.m. that he had received a counterfeit $5 bill.

Police received a 1:44 p.m. report of a sea gull “that will not fly” from a woman at 21 Johnson St. “She confirmed no apparent injuries at this time,” an officer wrote. “I advised her to let it be.”



A Palmer Street man reported at 4:02 p.m. that his $1,200 MacBook had gone missing after he hosted a party.

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