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October 20, 2012




Copper pipes were reported stolen from a Pierpont Street home at 2:44 p.m.

A youth in the skate park at 27 Perkins St. was transported to North Shore Medical Center after suffering a possible leg fracture, according to a 3:10 p.m. report.

Police received a 10:21 p.m. report that a Silverleaf Way resident’s neighbor was “banging at the door with a rock.” An officer determined the door had been damaged.


A Washington Street man reported at 12:55 a.m. that a pair of sweatpants and a blanket had been stolen from his apartment. The man told police “a homeless male took the items and to be on the lookout.”

Police responded to a 2:43 a.m. report of a domestic assault at 23 Johnson Ave. and arrested Kaitlyn Crane, 22, 391 Cedar Brook Road, Lynn, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

A caller reported a man pacing in the parking lot of the Peabody Diner at 1:19 p.m.



A Story Terrace man reported at 12:28 p.m. that a woman who had pulled into his driveway and jacked up her car after she got a flat tire “left it that way” for two hours. The caller ended up lowering the jack himself and police contacted the woman to move the vehicle.

Police received a 5:04 p.m. report that a Sevinor Road woman was missing a hubcap.

Police took a woman into custody on a warrant after responding to a 6:27 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance on Smith Street.


An erratic driver was swerving in and out of lanes, stopping for no reason and running red lights in the Humphrey Street area, according to a 7:05 a.m. report.



Police received an 8:36 p.m. report that a “solicitor” on Rantoul Street had looked into a mail slot. Officers couldn’t locate the man.

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