Police responded to an ex-boyfriend reportedly following around a no-longer-interested girlfriend at 9:24 a.m. on Enon Street. They advised her of restraining orders available at the courthouse.

Police escorted a pregnant woman to Beverly Hospital from Herrick Street at 11:34 a.m.

Christopher Richard Ruest, 22, of 417 Cabot St., Beverly, was arrested by Patrolmen Eric Lynch and Antonio Diruzza on charges of assault and assault with a dangerous weapon. Police had responded to a report of domestic abuse between a mother and son at 5:14 p.m. on Cabot Street. A restraining order was later served on Ruest in his cell.

Police sought a warrant on a 49-year-old Beverly man for domestic abuse and neglect on Herrick Street at 5:24 p.m.

A 62-year-old bicyclist told police at 5:36 p.m. that after he waved hello to a former neighbor he was confronted by two men who "demanded that he stay away" from the woman, according to the log. He eventually admitted that he and the woman had had legal problems. He told police "he was just concerned about his safety."

An ambulance was called for a person "possibly high on drugs" and believed to be suicidal at 10:15 p.m.

Someone flagged down an ambulance at 10:55 p.m. on Cabot and Dane streets, then walked away.


A vehicle was reported vandalized on Cabot Street at 1:20 p.m.

A burglar slipped though a window at a home on Cox Court and made off with cash, a laptop and a digital camera, according to the resident at 1:42 p.m. Police are investigating.

Roommate troubles caused a Cabot Street resident to vent, telling police at 10:07 a.m. that his roomie had threatened him, drank heavily, got volatile and broke his electric toothbrush. But he also said "he did not think he wanted anything to be done," according to the log. He was told he could seek a complaint at court.

Efforts to locate a lost cellphone on Cabot Street at 1:41 p.m. had police track it first to Cabot Street and subsequently to Highland Avenue in Salem, headed for Lynn. The owner provided the license plate of the person who took it. He was advised to contact his provider and cancel.

The Fire Department responded when a candle set a curtain ablaze on Bartlett Street at 2:22 p.m.

A woman on Cabot Street, telling police at 6:31 p.m. she was being harassed by phone, was advised to go to Salem District Court and to document a pattern of three or more calls.

A Gloucester man and a Salem woman at Park Street surprised police at 7:39 p.m. because they "did not know each other" and yet had found something to argue about. Both were reported to be drunk.

A different Gloucester man on Park Street told police that another man had stolen his flip-flops at 8 p.m.

An accident on Rantoul and School streets at 10:45 with injuries will see a Salem man summonsed for drunken driving. An ambulance was called.


A possible break-in of a vehicle on Devon Avenue was reported at 12:35 a.m.

A woman visited the station at 7:39 a.m. to discuss her relationship with a Beverly man. She was "visibly upset," according to police, but did not want to make a formal report. She was advised of her rights and given access to "domestic advocates" who could give assistance.

A woman's bicycle was reported stolen on Rantoul Street at 2:54 p.m.



A man on Loring Avenue was advised at 5:42 p.m. to keep his barking dog away from the property line. He told police that the dog never leaves the property and wouldn't hurt anyone. Police implied that the dog doesn't look so harmless to passers-by, as "his property is raised 3 feet above the sidewalk level, the dog is almost at chest level when he approaches." The animal control officer was notified of the situation.

Two residents from the shelter on Margin Street reported to police at 6:29 p.m. that they were walking toward Steve's Market when a woman approached and told one man to pull up his pants, which she said were below his waist. When he insisted they were already up, "she pulled his pants down, exposing his underwear." He was told he could seek a complaint.

A wallet, including a Salem High bus pass, was found on Gedney Street 7:02 p.m.

Nicole D. Leblanc, 27, of 93 Pickering St., Danvers, was arrested at the Highland Avenue Walmart at 7:18 by Patrolman Charlene Sano on charges of shoplifting and three counts of committing larceny by lying. Leblanc, according to store security, arrived at Walmart with a backpack that she filled with store items. Three times, she went to the return counter with an item and a receipt, obtaining cash back. She later admitted, according to police, that she had found the receipts discarded in the parking lot. All the goods she attempted to take, police say, amounted to less than $100.

Police responded to the MBTA station at 8:52 p.m. for a report of a dispute between a man and woman. The couple reported that it was only a verbal argument, and it was over. But police noticed the man was "highly intoxicated" and "agitated." He was taken into protective custody, and the woman was advised of her rights to a restraining order.

A domestic dispute at 11:34 p.m. on High Street drew police. It was only verbal, but with volume. The father chided his daughter for coming home late and wanting to go out again. The daughter, according to the log, "began to scream at the top of her lungs when she didn't get her way." No actions were required by police.


A woman on Pope Street told police at 12:41 a.m. that an unwanted man was at the front door to see her daughter. Police escorted the man to the Lynn line "to alleviate the issue."

A woman on Hersey Street told police at 12:56 a.m. that a visitor came to retrieve a TV stand, but after he came out of her bedroom with the stand, she noticed $100 had gone missing. Police are investigating.

The Fire Department helped a woman on Boston Street change her 1-year-old's diaper. She was changing it herself in her 2000 Nissan Ultima when she accidently locked herself out of the vehicle. Firefighters helped her get back inside. "The child appeared fine and was reunited with the mother," according to the log at 1:44 a.m.

Jonathan Rivera, 24, and Manuel Medina Rivera, 27, both of 34 Hanover St., Lynn, were arrested at 3:44 a.m. at the Salem Heights Apartments by Sgts. Andrew Dacy and Frederick Ryan and Patrolmen Dana Mazola, Timothy Salvo and Michael Ball on charges of stealing a moped, having burglar's tools and destroying property. Police responded to a 911 call from a resident who heard noises and knew that there have been recent car breaks. Responding officers also heard noises — branches breaking in nearby woods beyond an abandoned moped — and sensed that someone was trying to get away. Jonathan Rivera, police say, was found "crouched down in leaves and branches trying to hide." The other man was also found hiding in the brush. The car the suspects identified as the one they were driving was seen to have custom tires and rims, leading police to note there has been a rash of thefts of just such things from Salem vehicles.

A man walking his dog near Witchcraft Heights School told police at 7:15 am. that his dog had jumped at another dog, whereupon the other dog's owner had slapped him on the head. Police have a description of the man, who had left the scene.

It was reported at 7:38 a.m. that during the night someone threw a rock through the window of Los Amigos Market on Lafayette Street. There were no witnesses.

A woman was stopped on Harbor Street at 8:06 a.m. and cited for driving with an expired license.

Police investigated the violation of a restraining order on Beachmont Road at 8:17 a.m. "Soon-to-be ex-husband drove down street last night," according to the log.

A man renting an apartment on Dow Street told police at 10 a.m. that the building has been foreclosed on, and he came home to find his locks changed and his door damaged one night and broken in half the next. He wanted the incident placed on the record.

Copper pipes reported removed and stolen from boilers at Washington Square were estimated to be worth $5,000. "Nobody saw or heard anything," according to the police report at 11:16 a.m.

Sunglasses worth $200 were reported stolen overnight from a 2011 Jeep Wrangler on Essex Street at 12:08 p.m.

Webster G. Smith, 57, of 21 Salem St., Salem, was arrested at the home address at 12:29 p.m. by Patrolmen Thomas Pelletier and Mark Fabiszewski on charges of domestic assault and battery, stealing something worth more than $250, and disturbing the peace. Police had responded to a report of a dispute between two roommates.

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