Police were sent to 28 Loring Road, at 1:50 p.m., for a report of vandalism or graffiti.

A fraud or a scam was reported, at 3 Harbor St., at 4:50 p.m.

An officer was sent to 8 Hersey St., at 5:50 p.m., for a person who had been threatened.

Police stopped a vehicle at 8:55 p.m., in the vicinity of 95 Congress St. They arrested Kenneth Luis Mota, 20, of 53 Harbor St., Apt. 2, Salem. He was charged with failure to stop or yield and with OUI drugs.

Police arrested Shondella Holloway, 20, of 9 Lincoln St., Apt. 3, Lynn. she was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


Officers were dispatched, at 1:05 a.m., to Derby and Congress streets for a motor vehicle accident with airbag deployment. Police arrested Daishaun Terrell Tucker, 22, of 56 Dow St., Apt. 51, Salem. He was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle; negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and drunken driving.

Police were sent to 100 Loring Ave., at 7:20 p.m., for a party saying they were being harassed. 

Police were called to 20 Essex St., at 9:05 p.m., for a case of shoplifting. Police arrested Margarita Cruz, 1000 Loring Ave., Apt. C30, Salem. She was charged with violating a harassment prevention order and with threatening to commit a crime.

Police arrested a Salem man, at 11 p.m., after a motor vehicle traffic stop at the intersection of Loring Avenue and Leggs Hill Road. Jason Cruz-Baez, 23, of 10 Beckett St., Apt. 1, Salem, was charged with a marked lanes violation and with operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license.


Police, responding to the report of a vehicle into a utility pole at about 5:50 a.m., in the vicinity of 88 Cypress St.,  arrested Christopher Brian Kerry, 31, of 17 Hancock St., Apt. 2, Salem. He was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and with drunken driving.



Police were called to 1 Forbes Way, at 3:25 p.m., by a caller who reported his dog was hit by a car. On a callback, he reported he was hit by the car's mirror while walking his dog in the street. He said the driver then backed up and yelled at him, and the dog's foot was injured when the driver took off. Dispatch was advised of a pedestrian accident, but animal control notified Peabody control that this is a pet-pedestrian accident since the man was hit first then the dog was hit.

Police stopped a vehicle, at 5:15 p.m., on Hardy St. and arrested the driver, Rafael G. Souza, 39, of 180 Newbury St., Apt. 1311, Danvers. Souza was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and having an obstructed or non-transparent window.

A caller reported, at 7:20  p.m., from the Outback Steakhouse, 300 Andover St., to report a case of road rage. She said the operator of a vehicle with Mass. plate # 5JX582, had accused them of cutting him off on Route 128, then followed them to the Outback and shoved her husband when he got out of the vehicle. The officer spoke to both parties and they dispersed without further issue.


Police stopped a vehicle, at 12:30 p.m., at 19 Bartholomew St., on a motor vehicle stop and summonsed the operator, a 21-year-old Lynn man, for operating a motor vehicle with its license suspended and operating a motor vehicle without a valid inspection sticker.

Police were called to 12 Hamerick Road, at 1 p.m., for two past breaks-and-entries to motor vehicles. The suspect, caught on video, was a male wearing a ski mask, jeans and white sneakers.

Police were sent to the vicinity of Legal Seafoods, 210L Andover St., for a 2-car collision. Two parties, a 5-year-old and a 22-year-old reported injuries, but there was no indication whether they were transported to a hospital.

Police were notified, at 8:45 p.m., that a woman fell on the ice outside Shaws, 210S Andover St. Officers reported she was walking to Lahey on her own.


An officer was sent to the vicinity of the South Peabody Library, 78 Lynn St., at 1:05 a.m., for an intoxicated woman who keeps falling down as she tries to walk. The woman was picked up by an officer and transported to the station where she was picked up by a friend.

Police stopped a vehicle at 9:50 a.m., in the vicinity of Walgreens, 35 Main St., and arrested the operator, a Peabody man, on an outstanding other-department warrant.



A woman called police, at 3:10 p.m., to advise them about a problem she had had with missing mail. She said she had complained to the Postal Service about the mail, and, after some digging found that someone had gone online, changed her mailing address and had her mail forwarded to Miami. She told officers she was working with the USPS on the case.

A woman came into the station, at 5 p.m. with a parking ticket she had just gotten for parking too close to the corner. She was told she could appeal it to the parking clerk. Her explanation was that she couldn't see the white hash marks on the street due to the snow banks. She was advised to put a note with her explanation inside the envelope and send it to the parking clerk.


A Westminster Road caller notified police, at 9:35 a.m., that she had gotten a Microsoft scam call that had appeared to have originated in Brewster, New York. They wanted her to stay on the line while they secured personal information to assist her with securing her info, which they said had been compromised. She knew it was a scam and hung up.

A Pond Street resident got a call, also claiming to be from Microsoft, saying there was a problem with his computer. He was unsure about the call, so he hung up.

A Smith Street woman called police, at 1:40 p.m., to complain that her neighbor keeps coming up to her bathroom windows.


A caller notified police, at 2:50 a.m., that there was a man sleeping in a white Jeep on Atlantic Avenue. They found a grey Volkswagen Jetta, but it was empty and in the lot. The Jeep could not be found.



A party called police, at 5:15 p.m., from 485 Rantoul Street to complain about a vehicle that had exceeded the two-hour parking limit.

Police were sent to 191 Cabot St., at 6:50 p.m., for a male and a female causing a disturbance at a Planning Board meeting.


Police were sent to Tyler and Museum Road, at 7:45 p.m., for a truck that took down some wires.

Officers were called to an Enon Street location, at 4:30 p.m., for a man down in the parking lot.

Police were called to 19 Lyman St., for a window smashed out at the residence.

A report of a possible heroin overdose brought fire, ambulance and two police cruisers to a Trafalgar Drive location, at 5:25 p.m., for a possible heroin overdose.

Police were sent to 5 Chase St., at 1:20 p.m., for a loud stereo.


A party called police, at 10:15 a.m., from a 22 Woodland Ave. address to complain that someone had fraudulently opened an AT&T account in their name.

A 50 Broadway resident notified police, at 11:10 a.m., that their rear car window had been smashed.

Police were sent to 55 Ober St., at 2:10 p.m., for two men possibly fighting.

Officers went to the vicinity of 19 Putnam St., at 3:30 p.m., for a suspicious party looking into vehicles.

Someone from 12 Dearborn Ave., called police, at 7:50 p.m., to report hearing gunshots.


Five units were dispatched, at 12:30 a.m., to 14 May St., for a vehicle with two confrontational parties.

An ambulance, a fire truck and three units were sent, at 10:15 a.m., to assist the state police with an accident at Route 128 south at the Hamilton/Wenham Exit 20.

Police were called to 175 Rantoul St., at 12:35 p.m., for stolen cigarettes, fencing and a laptop.

Police were called to 278 Rantoul St., at 4:40 p.m. for a man who said he had been robbed at knifepoint by a female yesterday.