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November 3, 2012




Police received an 8:06 a.m. report from a Jersey Street woman who said when she woke up her bowl of Halloween candy was upside down with “only five pieces of candy left.” The woman reported that nothing else was missing and all her doors had been locked. She also said her high school-aged daughter “denied knowing anything.”



A man tried to steal an iPad from the Apple Store at the Northshore Mall, according to a 6:42 p.m. report. Police were unable to locate him.

A loud bang was reported in the area of 252 Lynnfield St. at 7:46 p.m., but police were unable to locate its origin.


Police responded to a 12:42 a.m. report of people making noise and laying in the street at Warren and Buxon streets and arrested Jessica Robinson, 18, of 4 Buxton St., Peabody, and Andrea Kenney, 21, of 4 Buxton St., Peabody, each on a charge of disturbing the peace.

Jewelry worth $250 was reported stolen from a Goldberg Road residence at 12:44 p.m.



Police responded to a 2:04 p.m. report of neighbors fighting at 20 Sohier Road and determined the two had been arguing about a parking space.



An Aurora Lane woman told police at 4:40 p.m. that a ring in a blue pouch which had been stolen from her mother’s house over a year before had “returned to the exact spot where it was taken from” earlier in the day. The woman said “she has no idea how these people got into the house,” wrote police. “Nothing else was disturbed.”

A man working a jewelry stand at 21 Front St. flagged down officers at 5:50 p.m. to report that a woman had taken off with one of his rings on her finger.

The man pointed the woman out to police, who subsequently arrested her. Caroline Claffey, 30, of 32 Hathaway Ave., Beverly, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting.

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