Salem

Wednesday

Officers were sent to 17 Fort Ave., at 5 p.m., for vandalism or grafitti.

Officers were sent to 29 New Derby St., at 7 p.m., for a drunk.

Police were dispatched, at 7:35 p.m., to the intersection of Intervale and Cedar Hill roads for reported gunshots.

Police stopped a vehicle, at 8 p.m., in the vicinity of 153 Fort Ave., for a traffic stop. After a brief investigation, they arrested Pedro Herrera, 26, of 33 Summer St., Revere. Herrera was booked on 12 charges: Disorderly conduct, a marked lanes violation; failure to stop or yield; failure to signal; improper operation of a motor vehicle; speeding at a rate greater than reasonable and proper; operating a motor vehicle on a revoked license; operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, subsequent offense; negligent operation of a motor vehicle; failing to stop for police; possession of Class A drugs; and possession of Class B drugs. A passenger in the vehicle with Herrera, Benjamin Ramirez, 25, of 43 Falmouth St., Lawrence, was also arrested in the same motor vehicle stop. Ramirez was charged with disorderly conduct.

Thursday

Police were dispatched, at 8:05 a.m., to 38 Boston St., for a motor vehicle accident with airbag deployment and possible personal injury.

Officers responded, to three separate locations, within 20 minutes, for undesirable or unwanted guests: At 9 a.m., they were sent to 10 Congress St.; at 9:15, they were sent to 189 Washington St; and at 9:20 a.m., they were sent to 430 Essex St. At Washington Street, they arrested Melissa J. Cote, 31, of 14 Gardner St., Salem, and Paul W. Labonte, of the streets, Salem. They were each charged with violating a city ordinance by drinking alcohol in a public place. At Essex Street, they arrested David William Pierce, 52, homeless of Salem. He was charged with trespass.

At 1:15 p.m., police went to 46 Peabody St., to speak with a party who said they were being harassed.

Police were sent to the intersection of Harbor and Lafayette streets at 1:25 p.m., for a motor vehicle accident without any injuries.

Peabody

Wednesday

Police were called to 147 Summit St., at 5:55 p.m. for a third-party report of a motor vehicle accident. A dump truck dumped a load on a motor vehicle. There were no injuries. Parties exchanged papers and went on their way.

Thursday

The manager of Federal Express, 4 Lakeland Park Drive, called police, at 10:35 a.m. to report a case of fraud. He said they were holding a package containing $20K in cash, reportedly from a Texas bank, and they were advised to contact local police. The officer stated that FedEx will hold onto the package and work with the bank to return the money to its owner.

A caller reported to police, at 12:35 p.m., that there was a female wrapped in a blanket stumbling around the parking lot. She was located at 8 Essex Center Drive, was checked by Atlantic Ambulance and refused further medical treatment. The officer drove her home to her Fulton Street residence.

Marblehead

Wednesday

An Angenica Terrace resident called Central Fire, at 12:10 p.m., to report that a cat toy was on a lamp and caught fire, and they would like the wall inspected.

A woman called police, at 12:20 p.m. to report she watched a truck hit and do damage to a building. She said she took photos of the damage and the truck. The license on the truck was tracked to Dudley, Massachusetts, and the Dudley PD was asked to swing by the truck driver’s address and have him call Marblehead. Dudley called back to say they went by the address, the truck was not there nor did anyone by that name live there.

A caller reported, at 3:35 p.m., that a 1987 Mercedes was driving 50 mph on Lincoln Avenue. He said he yelled at the car to slow down, but the driver swerved toward him and flipped him off.

The Fire Department was dispatched to a Front Street address at 4 p.m. for a Central Station fire alarm indicating smoke in the second floor living room. Firefighters on scene reported nothing showing and investigation indicated the alarm had been set off by cooking.

A Humphrey Street caller reported, at 5:40 p.m., that he had gotten a voice mail from someone claiming to be from Social Security. He wanted to make sure it was not legitimate and for police to be aware of the call. He was advised that the call was a scam and not to call back

A party called police, at 6 p.m., from Pleasant Street and Ocean Avenue to report a young male was doing wheelies down the middle of the street, and he was dangerous. Last seen inbound on Pleasant. An officer located and stopped the youth by Village Liquor. Police confiscated the youth’s bike. They said it would be held for at least 15 days and he must be able to verify ownership prior to release. The youth was given a traffic citation.

A Washington Street woman came into the station at 7:50 p.m., to say she believes she was scammed through a babysitting website she uses.

Officers were dispatched to the vicinity of Sevinor Road, at 10:45 p.m., for a complaint about loud music from the area. It was determined to be coming from the end of Sevinor near the path. A few minutes later, an officer reported a female screaming. Officers were unsure where it was coming from. Just before 11 p.m., officers determined that the screaming was the neighbor telling the other people to shut the music down and that he had called police. They will shut down the music for the night.

Beverly

Wednesday

Police were sent to 40 Woodland Ave., at 5:40 p.m., to investigate a tent behind the school.

At 6:30 p.m. police were sent to 19 Radcliff Road to investigate a complaint of dirt bikes riding in the streets.

Police were called to Rantoul and Broadway, at 7:25 p.m., for a female being harassed.

The report of a person yelling for help brought three cruisers to the vicinity of 5 Bennett St., at 10:20 p.m.

Thursday

Police were sent to the vicinity of 278 Rantoul St., at 12:05 a.m. to check on a suspicious man on a bicycle.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Cabot and Colon streets, at 1:20 a.m., for a female on the ground.

Officers were sent to 7 Auburn Road, at 8:10 a.m., to assist in finding a missing elderly male.

Officers were called to CVS, 19 Dodge St., at 8:50 a.m., to assist with two individuals who had been in the store for 7 hours.

Officers were called to the Kernwood Bridge on Kernwood Avenue, at 9:50 a.m. The bridge was stuck open.

Officers were dispatched, at 10:15 a.m., to a Charnock Street address for a woman who had been locked in the nursery by her husband.

Police and ambulance responded, at 10:25 a.m., to a Middlebury Lane address, for a 2-year-old who drank cleaning fluid.

Police were sent to 32 Essex St., at 1:35 p.m., for the alleged past larceny of a purse.

Police were sent to 12 Devon Ave., at 3:15 p.m., after a stolen iPad was found to be pinging from that address. After a brief investigation, police arrested Gabriel Martinez-Gonzalez, 22, of 182 Lafayette St., Salem. He was charged on two counts of receiving stolen property and on three outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Police, fire and ambulance responded to Sohier Road, at 4 p.m. for a player hit in the mouth with a ball bat.

Officers were dispatched, at 6 p.m., to Bridge Street and Folger Ave., for a man with a razor knife.

Danvers

Wednesday

An officer was sent to 395 Maple St., at 5 p.m., after a vehicle hit a fence and fled without leaving their information.

Police were called to Bed Bath & Beyond, 180 Endicott, St., at 5:25 p.m. for a larceny. A customer had taken a Cuisinart without paying.

Police were called to Gulf Express, 160 Andover St, at 8 p.m. for a male slumped over the wheel. Officers roused the male and after checking his information, determined there were three separate warrants for his arrest. The 43-year-old Woburn man was charged on the warrants and transported to Beverly Hospital.

The animal officer was sent to 113 Collins St., at 8:10 p.m., for a dog that had been out all day crying.

Thursday

Police were called to Motel 6, 65 Newbury St., at 4:20 a.m., for a male who refused to leave. He was transported to Beverly Hospital.

Officers were sent to Portside Diner, 2 River St., at 6:40 a.m., for a motor vehicle accident without personal injury.

An officer was dispatched, at 9:40 a.m., to Hunt Nursing Home, 90 Lindall St., to take a report of elder abuse. A resident reported that one of the aides used abusive and profane language.

Swampscott

Wednesday

An officer went to 15 Currier Court, at 8:35 a.m., on an investigation.

Reports of a suspicious party brought police to Puritan Ave., at 11:15 a.m.

Officers were dispatched, at 12:20 p.m., to 182 Paradise Road for a motor vehicle.

At 12:25 p.m., officers were sent to the intersection of Norfold Avenue and Paradise Road for another motor vehicle accident, this with personal injury.

Police were sent to Marshalls, 1005 Paradise Road, at 2:30 p.m., for a larceny.