, Salem, MA

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August 28, 2013




Police received an 8:07 a.m. report that a woman’s car on Ruby Avenue had been “ransacked” overnight and a GPS and chargers stolen from it.

A man reported at 9:46 p.m. that his vehicle had been broken into on Roosevelt Avenue at some point overnight. “Nothing was missing but some change,” wrote an officer.

Police were unable to locate a short man with a dollar bill tattooed on the back of his neck who was reported to have tried to pass a false check somewhere on Pleasant Street at 3:19 p.m.

Police received a 6:26 p.m. report that a man was playing music on his roof on Central Street.

Police responded to a 10:18 p.m. report that an alarm was sounding at a business on Atlantic Avenue and determined a woman had been inside shopping when the “lights went out.” The woman told police that she had “crawled” toward the front of the store, put her items on the counter and made her way outside to call the police. She was “concerned that they would lock up and leave without checking [the] store and stated that she was scared and embarrassed,” wrote police.



A Penny Lane man reported at 2:53 p.m. that somebody had cashed a money order he’d sent to his brother in Pennsylvania.

Police received a 3:35 p.m. report that a car was on fire near 161 Main St. The vehicle was subsequently towed; it was unclear from the log whether there actually was a fire.

A juvenile was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital after a 6:51 p.m. report that he’d possibly broken his arm while playing football at Higgins Field.

A 7:04 p.m. report of a mother-son domestic dispute at 45 Washington St., Apt. 4, resulted in the arrest of Angel Rodriquez, 22, of the same address, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

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