A resident on Orchard Lane called police at 5:34 p.m. to report his house had been broken into during the day. Stolen was a Wii game system and an iPod valued at $500. The robber broke in through a door, the resident said.
An official at Pope's Landing Marine on Harbor Street contacted police at 11:06 a.m. to report malicious damage to a canvas boat cover, which had been torn off a boat and left on the dry dock.
A resident on Trask Lane told police that prescription medication and cash had been stolen from his home.
Police received a report at 2:33 p.m. of a breaking and entering at a home on Locust Street. The robber forced open a side door and stole jewelry, an iPod and a camera.
A resident on Pound Lane called police at 5:32 p.m. to report that a neighbor had put snow in front of his garage. Police advised the resident that it was a civil, not a criminal, matter.
A resident on Perkins Street reported seeing a coyote running in the street late in the afternoon.
A Peabody woman told police that her 2006 Ford Focus was broken into between 7:15 and 8:15 p.m. outside the Latitude Sports Club on Route 1. The driver's window was smashed, the woman said, and the following items were stolen: a $200 GPS and a black pocketbook containing a $100 gift card to Bloomingdale's, a driver's license, a nurse's license, a new camera and prescription sunglasses.
Randolfo Belteton-Hernand, 33, of 55 Park St., Lynn, was arrested at 10:42 p.m. on Centennial Drive by officers David McGovern and James Festa on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Davair Rosa, 27, of 2 Tremont St., Apt. 1, Peabody, was arrested at 9:04 a.m. on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. A caller told police his car had been hit and a suspect had fled in a small red car. A Ford Mustang fitting that description was found near Wilson Square.
A resident on Ellsworth Road reported there is a feral cat in the neighborhood that howls at night. The officer told the resident that the animal control officer does not trap feral cats since they are considered wildlife and that she should contact a feral cat rescue organization.
Omar Nyang, 18, of 7 Carlton St., Apt. 2, Lynn, was arrested at 2:04 p.m. at Macy's at the Northshore Mall on a charge of shoplifting.
George Fiasconaro, 42, of 31 Salem St., Salem, was arrested at 5:54 p.m. on Essex Street on charges of operating a motor vehicle after his license had been revoked and failure to turn right in a right-turn-only lane.
Police received a report at 6:19 p.m. of a homeless man sleeping in the hallway of an apartment building at 248 Washington St. The man was sent on his way. Police returned at 12:16 a.m. Friday on a complaint of the same man sleeping in the hallway. The man told police he would go to his aunt's house for the night.
An intoxicated man who was found sleeping in a snowbank on Derby Street at 6:45 p.m. was placed in protective custody.
Police said they came upon a fight outside Murphy's, 300 Derby St., at 12:53 a.m. The patrons scattered, police said, as an officer approached. One man was taken into protective custody for intoxication.
Alicia Pacini, 19, of 134 Bridge St., was arrested at 1:42 a.m. on charges of domestic assault (threats) and criminal harassment (two counts). Two men told police they received numerous text messages and phone calls from her over several hours.
The Fire Department went to a Beacon Street house at 3:06 a.m. on a report of smoke in the building. The smoke was caused by macaroni and cheese in the microwave, police said.
The city put out a missing person report in the morning on an elderly woman with dementia who was last seen near her home in a downtown neighborhood near the Salem YMCA. Police later called a regional law enforcement group and requested search dogs, while the city put out a telephone alert to residents and businesses in the area. The woman was found a few hours later in front of her apartment building.
Jamie Torres, 32, of 149 High St., Apt. 2, Ipswich, was arrested at 9:13 p.m. and charged with violation of a restraining order, breaking and entering in the nighttime, and stalking, following a report from his ex-girlfriend that he was inside her home on Blueberry Lane. Torres was held at Middleton Jail and was scheduled to be arraigned on Friday. Patrolman Stephen Walsh made the arrest with the assistance of Detective Kenneth Nagy.
A police cruiser and a car collided on Neptune Street at 7:52 a.m. Lily Dyer, 45, of 5 Hugh Hill Lane, Beverly, was cited for failure to yield at an intersection. There were no injuries and no major damage to the vehicles, police said.
A 46-year-old Beverly man reported at 10:02 a.m. that he damaged his plow and two tires driving over the Hall-Whitaker Bridge.
A woman came into the station at 2:37 p.m. to report that several thousand dollars' worth of jewelry has been stolen from her Doane Avenue home since November. She said it may have happened during real estate open houses.
Robert Kenney, 56, of 145 Locust St., Winthrop, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. on Brimbal Avenue on charges of driving with a suspended license, possession of fireworks, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and registering a motor vehicle in another state to avoid taxes.