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October 24, 2013




A Colgate Road woman reported at 9:17 a.m. that she’d received a “disturbing call on her cellphone accusing her of stealing.” Police wrote: “She stated that she is a multimillionaire and is bothered about that, and she wouldn’t steal a paper clip.”

Police conducted a traffic stop on Pleasant Street at 10:03 a.m. and subsequently arrested Jonathan E. Gerson, 28, of 83 Pleasant St., Apt. 6, Marblehead, on charges of possession of a class A drug and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.



A male was transported to Salem Hospital via ambulance after a 5:01 p.m. report that he’d fallen off a bike near 7 Sandra Road and was bleeding from his ear.


A Krochmal Road resident reported at 7:23 a.m. that a female “was just dropped off in front of the house with a suitcase” and was “sitting on the curb.” Police wrote later: “The officer stated that the female lives a few houses down. She will be going back to her residence.”



Police received a 1:06 p.m. report that a female with two children had stolen a Red Sox shirt from the Olympia Sports store on Paradise Road.

A woman reported at 4:55 p.m. that she had tried to return an iPad at Radio Shack on Paradise Road, but the “manager stated they don’t have enough money to give her for the return.” An officer wrote later: “They were able to work it out.”



A 9:09 a.m. report of a man in a sleeping bag brought police to 315 Rantoul St. An officer wrote later: “Party stated [he] was in between places to stay. Will make plans to find shelter. Advised to leave garage area. Clear.”

Police received a 1:33 p.m. report that a man was throwing leaves into the street at Charnock Street and Pierce Avenue, but an officer was unable to locate him.

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