, Salem, MA

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February 12, 2013




Police contacted the DPW after receiving a 9:48 a.m. report that a stop sign was missing at Orchard and Phillips streets.

A man was hospitalized after he collapsed while shoveling his driveway on Ocean Avenue, according to a 10:27 a.m. report.

A Lindbergh Road caller reported at 7:23 p.m. that she was unable to get her car off the street because her door handle had broken off and the other door was frozen shut.



A juvenile was transported to Beverly Hospital after sustaining a shoulder injury while sledding near 60 Northend St., according to a 4:27 p.m. report.

Police received an 8:08 p.m. report of a motorcycle rider without a helmet at 3 Nancy Ave., but were unable to locate the individual.

A man on Oakleaf Way reported at 9:33 p.m. that his girlfriend had tried to hit him with a glass candle and then “tried to pick up a kitchen knife.” An officer determined it was only a verbal argument.


A Florence Road called reported at 1:33 p.m. that his 15-year-old son kept hitting his 10-year-old son. An officer spoke to everybody involved and said “there should be no more issues.”



Police and the Fire Department responded to 95 Margin St. for a 5:09 p.m. report of a smell of smoke in the building. Personnel were subsequently informed that the MBTA was cleaning in a nearby tunnel.

A man reported finding the handle of a handgun while he walked along the shoreline looking for sea glass near 155 Derby St., according to a 5:14 p.m. report. An officer brought the item to the police station.


Police received an 8:57 a.m. report of counterfeit $20 and $100 bills from a caller at 146 Boston St.

Police conducted a well-being check on a Langdon Street woman after her daughter reported to her therapist that she had made threats “to burn her house down,” according to a 12:41 p.m. report.

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