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January 30, 2013

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Marblehead

Monday

Police received a 12:08 p.m. report that an elderly woman at the library on Pleasant Street would swing her cane each time her caretaker tried to get her to leave.

A Mercury Mountaineer slid into a guardrail at Spring and Sewall streets, according to a 4:52 p.m. report. Police said there was “minimal damage” and no injuries were reported.

A 7:30 p.m. report of a man “screaming and yelling” while he walked his dog brought an officer to Elm Street and Evans Road. “Denied making any statements and is in for the night,” police wrote later.

Beverly

Monday

Police escorted two people off a train at Park Street for fare evasion and creating a disturbance at 2:43 p.m.

At 5:44 p.m., officers received a report that a woman’s son had dropped an envelope containing $1,393 at the post office, officer Dave Costa said in an email. A teller at the post office provided the name and address of a woman who may have picked up the envelope, but the woman wasn’t home when officers responded to her address. The woman who found the money later returned it to police, saying “she had planned to bring the money in but just had to run a couple errands first,” Costa said.

Tuesday

A youth punched a vehicle in a parking lot at 181 Elliott St., according to a 3:48 p.m. report.

Peabody

Monday

Police conducted a traffic stop at 100 Summit St. at 2:50 p.m. and arrested Joel Aniceto Navarro, 28, of 26 W. Green St., Apt. 1, Lynn, on charges of giving an officer a false name and address, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a vehicle lights violation.

A Goldberg Road woman reported at 4:14 p.m. that her son was trying to take a television out of the house “to sell against her wishes.” An officer reported later that they had resolved the issue.

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