A resident of Ballast Lane reported that an unknown man was on her roof about an hour ago, and though she assumed it was someone her husband had hired, she later learned that this was not the case, as logged at 1:39 p.m. When she checked on the roof again, the man was gone. The only description she could give was that he was “older,” had white hair and was wearing what looked like a “bomber jacket.” No property damage or theft occurred.
A resident of Gregory Street reportedly fell victim to an unpleasant prank: Someone rang his door bell and left dog feces in a Styrofoam cup in front of the door, according to the log at 8:22 p.m.
Paul Fagundes, 19, of 16 Jacobs St., Peabody, was arrested on Lafayette and Maple streets on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs, operating under the influence of liquor, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, being a person under 21 in possession of liquor, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and speeding, as logged at 2:27 a.m.
Tarik Wallid Elshrafi, 20, of 69 Tremont St., Salem, was arrested on charges of armed robbery, possession of ammunition and assault and battery, as logged at 5:34 p.m. The arrest was made after police responded to a reported robbery on Grant Street in which the suspect (or suspects, as was suggested in conversation over the police scanner at the time of the incident) allegedly pulled a man into a car, pistol-whipped him, took his cellphone and then threw him out of the vehicle. A be-on-the-look-out alert for the vehicle was sent to the authorities of all neighboring areas, and the car was eventually stopped in Lynn, near Manning Bowl.
Police responded to a home on Washington Street for a report of an unwanted guest, but when officers arrived on scene, everyone was getting along, according to the log entry at 11:08 p.m. It was noted that the issue was allegedly “a heated discussion about today’s election results.”
State police responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on Route 128 north near Andover Street around 7:45 a.m. One individual was transported to Lahey Clinic for “non-incapacitating” injuries, police said. The investigation is ongoing.
A resident of Lynn Street told police that he found a gray Maine coon cat and took it to his garage, but it did not match the descriptions of reported missing cats, so they advised him to return it to wherever he found it, as logged at 9:08 a.m. However, a call soon came in, logged at 10:24 a.m., about a similar-looking missing cat, so police helped put the involved individuals in touch so that the animal and its owners could be reunited.
Police investigated a report that a woman from Parsons Street and her family are being stalked by a man, as logged at 9:50 a.m.
A bag and laptop were reportedly stolen from a man’s vehicle while it was parked at Tannery Apartments on Crowninshield Street, as logged at 11:32 a.m.
A motor vehicle on Trofin Lane was reportedly vandalized, according to the log at 12:01 p.m.
Michael T. Miles, 64, of 83 Bow Ridge Road, Lynn, was arrested on a charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended license, as logged at 12:13 p.m. The arrest was made on Lynn Street at Columbia Boulevard after police responded to a request from Lynn to help arrest a juvenile, who was Miles’ passenger at the time, on two outstanding warrants.
Police investigated a report of a break-in to a motor vehicle, during which entry was gained through an open window, and a backpack containing an iPod Nano and laptop was stolen, at Barnes and Noble on Route 114, according to a 12:51 p.m. log entry.
An incident of vandalism to a vehicle on Dodge Street was reported, as logged at 7:03 p.m.
Crisniel Soto, 22, of 116 Shore Drive, Peabody, was arrested on River Street on charges of operating a vehicle with a suspended license and a motor vehicle lights violation, as logged at 11:02 p.m.
An individual called police to report a man with a bow and arrow walking on Elliott Street near Cummings Center, according to a 7:15 a.m. log entry. Responding officers learned that the man has a valid hunting license and a tree stand off County Way.
Police received a report of a woman screaming near Bridge Street and Winchester Terrace, but the situation was quickly cleared by responding officers, as logged at 7:19 a.m.
Police responded to Dane Street near the Methodist Church for a report of a man lying on the ground. They found the man, who is homeless, in such a state, but he was able to walk away, according to the log at 11:01 a.m. Officers also noted that human feces were found scattered around the area.
A larceny on Cabot Street was reported, as logged at 11:42 a.m.
A motor vehicle on Bridge Street was reportedly damaged, and responding officers found that the windshield had been broken and two tires were flattened, according to a 1:33 p.m. log entry.
A woman will be summonsed for operating under the influence of drugs (heroin, a class A substance), after police responded to Highland Avenue and Swampscott Road for a report of a vehicle driving with two flat tires, and an officer investigated a suspicious woman on scene, as logged at 4:06 p.m.
A voting discrepancy at a location on Lafayette Street was reported, according to the log at 4:45 p.m. It involved a copy of the ballot that was pre-marked with every Democratic candidate, and when the secretary of state’s office was contacted, it was decided that the document — which other people besides the family in the initial reported incident were observed using — could be used as a “cheat sheet,” but it was not handed out amongst voters. The woman originally “caught” with the paper said it had shown up in her mailbox.
A man told police that the front door of a building he owned on Derby Street was damaged sometime between 5 and 11 p.m. Monday, as logged at 9:20 p.m. He said it appears as though someone hit the glass door with a blunt object.
Police received a report of three suspicious males wearing dark clothing trying door handles on Monroe Street, but an area search did not turn up anything, according to the log at 11:53 p.m. However, after another call about similar activity on Nursery Street came in, the suspects were identified and arrested. All three are juveniles, and all were charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle and larceny of property over $250. One suspect was additionally charged with possession of burglarious tools.
A woman from Salem Street reported falling victim to a fraud that involved her wiring $2,200 to an account at Wells Fargo in Newark, New Jersey, according to a log entry at 8:45 a.m. The money was to serve as rent for a house for which she saw an advertisement online and subsequently spoke to the supposed owner. She sent him the money after a phone conversation but then did not hear from him again. The bank told her it was a scam and stopped the payment on the transfer.
Police took possession of two apparently abandoned bicycles — one red and silver Fuji men’s-style mountain bike and one red and silver Next brand bike — found on Bridge Street near the ongoing MBTA garage project, as logged at 9:07 a.m.
A woman reported that she was slapped in the face a couple of days ago while she was standing in front of Wendy’s on Lafayette Street by another woman with whom she has had multiple “run-ins,” according to the log at 11:41 a.m. She was advised to go to court to apply for a harassment order.
Police received a report that a woman was assaulted and robbed of her cellphone by two other women in the employee parking lot near her job on New Derby Street, as logged at 2:10 p.m. The victim said that she was thrown to the ground and kicked by the suspects, and as she was on the ground, one of them took her phone from her pocket. Police are seeking a warrant for the alleged assailants.
A resident of Courageous Court told police that over the past few weeks someone has been keying her car, and the responding officer noticed that the vehicle had damage to its front hood, passenger side door and the left front bumper, according to a 2:19 p.m. log entry. It was also noted that it seems that at the time of every incident, the car was parked in the handicapped spot in front of her building.
Police responded to a report of suspicious activity in the form of possible car-break attempts at AMC Theatre on Independence Way, as logged at 5:31 p.m.
A motor vehicle at TGI Friday’s on Route 114 was broken into, and a wallet was stolen from it, according to a 6:54 p.m. log entry.