When there’s something strange, in your neighborhood ... A woman reported seeing someone walking around using a penlight in an unoccupied house at the intersection of Tedesco Street and Lindbergh Road. However, the responding officer did not find a sign that anyone had been there, according to the log at 9:51 p.m.



Should this teacher be happy her student was paying attention? A 911 call from Sabino Farm Road turned out to be a false alarm, as the caller was simply a child who had learned in school that day how to call emergency services, according to a 4:10 p.m. log entry.

Rony Neo Yoc Mendez, 22, of 28 Brimblecom St., Lynn, was arrested on a charge of driving without a license. The arrest was made on Mulberry Drive, as logged at 4:55 p.m.

Lawrence Joia, 25, of 16 Pond St., Lynn, was arrested on Lynn Street on a charge of driving with a suspended license, being a fugitive from justice on a court warrant, and on two additional outstanding warrants, according to the log at 5:05 p.m.

Michael T. Stevens, 47, of 64 Arnold St., Methuen, was arrested on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, unarmed robbery and larceny of a credit card, as logged at 6:40 p.m. Police had responded to a report of a fight on Pierpont Street and, after interviewing the victim, asked surrounding police departments to watch for the suspect’s vehicle. They also enlisted the help of Methuen police, who were able to track down the man in question for Peabody.

The girls who cried wolf? A caller reported that she and her friend were threatened, via a phone call, that a group of five girls were going to fight her, but according to the log at 7:54 p.m., the responding officer stated “there were no threats made.”

Spencer Cate, 23, of 676 Littleton Road, Monroe, New Hampshire, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct, as logged at 8:04 p.m. The arrest was made at the Extended Stay America hotel on Jubilee Drive after police responded to a call about a different person attempting to buy drugs at the hotel. Officers on the scene reported that the attempted drug purchase situation was unfounded.

Things that go bump in the night: A woman reported suspicious activity upon hearing branches breaking outside her house on Roosevelt Avenue. She thought the noise was too loud to have been caused by an animal. The responding officer assessed that it was caused by some sort of large wild animal in a tree, as logged at 10:26 p.m.


Daniel J. Carrion, 28, of 106 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while under the influence of liquor (third offense), operating a vehicle with a revoked license, providing a false name to a police officer and on an outstanding warrant. The arrest was made at Sheldon Road, according to the log at 2:23 a.m.

A pedestrian was transported to Salem Hospital after being struck by a motor vehicle on Lynnfield Street at County Street, according to a 6:09 a.m. log entry. The person was conscious, breathing and talking, police said.

A resident of Anthony Road reported multiple items missing from her home, and stated that items were “taken recently and a month ago,” as logged at 8:33 a.m.

A caller reported that their vehicle was broken into on Basford Court, according to the log at 8:49 a.m. The caller said that a cellphone, valued at $450, and copy machine, valued at $300, were missing.

A 2009 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the vicinity of School Street, as logged at 9:51 a.m.

Someone reported a vehicle break-in on Foster Street, outside the office of the North Shore Community Action Programs, according to an 11:15 a.m. log entry. The caller said the vehicle was entered sometime the previous day and tools were stolen.

Tools were reported stolen from a vehicle on Elenas Way, as logged at 11:27 a.m.



Dude, where’s my car? A woman retrieved her car — which she did not know was missing — from Brimbal Avenue after police tracked her down in response to a report of a suspicious vehicle left in the back of St. Mary’s Cemetery. The woman suspected her boyfriend had taken the car, according to the log at 5:01 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity outside their home on Bridge Street, as logged at 6:25 p.m. When police arrived, they told a man in the area to “no longer look into residents windows.”

A caller reported their neighbors on Cabot Street were being too loud, just another issue among the “history of problems” that has left the complainant “at their wits end,” according to the log at 6:25 p.m.


James Christopher Rooney, 36, of 47 Chase St., Danvers, was arrested on charges of speeding, driving an unregistered vehicle, driving with a suspended license, giving police a false name, and carrying a concealed dangerous weapon in his car. Police made the arrest after a traffic stop at Hart Street and Farms Lane, as logged at 9:56 a.m.



An injured hawk was discovered on Princeton Street, according to the log at 6:45 p.m. The animal control officer was notified.



A man reported that his mail was stolen from his home on Congress Street, as logged at 4:47 p.m. He stated that his neighbor saw a man go in to his mailbox, take out a few items, including one manila and one white envelope, and then run off when he realized she was watching him.

All he wanted was a good connection: Police were called to the Dunkin’ Donuts at 31 Bridge St. when, according to the complainant, a customer started yelling and cursing over the wireless Internet connection. Responding officers advised the customer to leave and not return for the night, as logged at 6:42 p.m.

Beware of the toys you walk around with: Someone reported a suspicious person who appeared to be carrying a rifle, but responding officers located the individual in question and discovered it was a black Nerf toy gun, according to a 7:28 p.m. log entry. Police informed the person of the complaint and took possession of the toy as evidence for safekeeping.


Malicious damage to a vehicle (estimated to be over $250 worth) on March Street was reported, according to the log at 1:10 a.m. The caller said he saw two men standing by his vehicle, which was parked by his home, and after the men fled, he saw scratch marks along both sides and Xs scratched into the front hood.

A television, valued at $250, was reported stolen from a room in the Clipper Ship Inn on Bridge Street, according to an 11:28 a.m. log entry. The last time the television was seen by the woman reporting the theft was about two weeks ago.

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