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February 12, 2013

Police/fire

Marblehead

Friday

A woman reported at 10:43 a.m. that a woman in a “giant SUV” nearly struck her child as the two crossed Atlantic Avenue near Commercial Street. The female driver then gave the mother and child the finger and followed them into the nearby CVS, where she made a “huge scene,” wrote police. The “really terrifying” woman was described as being blonde and having “tons of makeup on and fancy clothes.”

A Winthrop Avenue woman reported at 11:04 a.m. that her husband had found a small bag of marijuana in their driveway.

Police received a 12:51 p.m. report that a Birch Street woman had found food items in her yard. “She said it is evidence of someone being in her yard which is gated and she would like to see an officer regarding same,” wrote police. An officer reported later: “Raccoon left the food items.”

Waves knocked down a fence and left debris in the roadway on Phillips Street, according to a 10:51 p.m. report, but an officer was unable to locate the damage.

Police responded to a 10:53 p.m. report of snowmobiles “cruising” on Sewall Street, but were unable to locate them.

Saturday

An Evans Road woman reported at 12:27 a.m. that her possibly intoxicated neighbor was “banging on the walls” and “horsing around with the dog.”

A Wallace Road woman called police at 11:14 a.m. to complain about the “ridiculous job” the town had done with plowing on her road. “She was displeased and complained about my lack of empathy,” wrote an officer. “I explained that all residents are in the same situation with a lot of snow.”

Police received a 9:13 p.m. report that a man in white ski jacket and a baby blue sweatshirt was “outside in the snow ranting and raving” on State Street.

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