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June 7, 2013




Police received an 8:04 p.m. complaint from a woman who said workers were making noise on Sewall Street. “Someone is sanding and it is disturbing her,” wrote police. An officer determined the noise was actually from someone vacuuming their vehicle.

A Pond Street woman reported at 9:25 p.m. that somebody had turned on her hose “full tilt.” Police wrote: “She left the house around 5:30 and returned now to find the hose gushing.”

Police responded to a Sewall Street address after an 11:45 p.m. report of a loud party in a backyard. “They went inside for the night,” an officer wrote later.


Police received a 9:20 a.m. report of an incident between neighbors on Pierce Street. “Caller is a diabetic,” wrote police. “Last night, the crows got into her trash which she put out and there were needles which she uses for her diabetes in the street. Caller said a neighbor came over and was taking picture of the needles in the street and words were exchanged.”

An officer stopped to assist a person on Ralph Road “with what appeared to be a car on fire,” according to a 2:25 p.m. log item. The officer determined shortly thereafter, “Car is not on fire.”

A woman reported at 3:35 p.m. that a maroon pickup truck had just gone the wrong way down Front Street at “490 mph.” Police wrote: “Caller said there is going to be a terrible accident and someone would get killed.” Police didn’t report finding the vehicle.

Police received a 6:03 p.m. report that a woman in a tan sedan had run over a child’s beach ball on Ocean Avenue, popping it.



Police responded to Sunset Drive after a 3:38 p.m. complaint of dirt bikes and ATVs in the area. “Three parties advised that a return to the area for recreational vehicle play will result in their arrest for trespassing,” police wrote.

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