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August 29, 2013




A woman reported at 3:20 p.m. that a rug worth $100 and a dock line worth between $50 and $100 had been stolen from her boat in Marblehead Harbor.

A 6:17 p.m. report of “loud guitar playing” brought police to Rowland Street. An officer wrote later: “Music turned way down.”

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate a man from a vehicle that had rolled onto its side during a three-car accident on Atlantic Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. The man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was subsequently transported to Massachusetts General Hospital via ambulance. The vehicle was towed.

Police received a 10:47 p.m. report of an underage party at an Intrepid Circle address. Police wrote: “Report that one of the partygoers threw up over the ledge onto the downstairs neighbor’s property and the one below that.” Police didn’t report finding anything suspicious upon responding to the area.

A Sandie Lane woman reported at 11:18 p.m. that she feared somebody was outside because her dog was barking and growling.


A woman reported at 3:32 a.m. that her daughter on Ruby Avenue had “sent her pictures of her cutting herself.” Police wrote: “Mother states this has happened in the past and her daughter was transported to the hospital.” An officer determined the daughter was “fine” and that she’d sustained no recent cuts.



A woman reported at 2:15 p.m. that there was a seagull on the property at 3 Bourboun St. “She has provided it with food and water,” wrote an officer. “I advised her to let it be and call me back with its status tomorrow morning.”

A 27-year-old man was transported to Salem Hospital from a Main Street address after a 4:51 p.m. report that he had overdosed and wasn’t breathing.

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