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Aggressive Driver Possibly Carrying Weapon; Man Upset Neighbor Parks on Street

The following information was provided by the Peabody Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following excerpts are from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Sept. 17-18.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • 3:50 p.m. A caller reported possible drug activity at her brother's residence on Lynnfield Street. She said her brother left money in the shed and a gray SUV then pulled up with two males inside. Police said the two males reportedly entered the shed after $40 was left inside.
  • 4:09 p.m. A caller on Murdock Drive reported a possible scam with the company that installed a window at her home.
  • 4:21 p.m. Report of a head-on collision with head injuries at 350 Lowell St. See related story.
  • 5:03 p.m. Report of a three-car accident at 305 Lowell St. One driver was transported to Salem Hospital with a head injury.
    5:59 p.m. A caller on Walnut Street reported vandalism to a motor vehicle. The driver's side door keyless lock was broken, the radio faceplate was stolen and the console the radio sits in was damaged.
  • 6:15 p.m. A Garden Road resident reported vandalism to a motor vehicle. While the car was parked outside, someone spilled red fingernail polish on the passenger side rear door and rear quarter panel.
  • 7:49 p.m. A caller at Mandoulidis Auto Repair on Willard Street reported a clerk at the shop refused to give her vehicle back to her. An officer said the shop owner went out to dinner and called back later to say the female customer took her vehicle with a tow truck, but she still owed money on her bill.
  • 8:34 p.m. A female caller reported her cousin was unwillingly being taken down the train tracks by Stop & Shop by an ex-boyfriend. She said her cousin was yelling for help and the ex had a shovel. Salem police were notified and checked the area. Peabody officers said the incident actually occurred in Salem.
  • 9:46 p.m. A caller complained of a neighbor who regularly smoked pot at a Washington Street apartment. Police checked the apartment and spoke to the resident -- there was nothing amiss at the time.
  • 9:56 p.m. A 31-year-old Peabody woman was issued a court summons for domestic assault and battery, following a report of a domestic incident at her residence.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

  • 9:56 a.m. A Lynnfield Street reported he was upset his neighbor and an assessor were on his property. Police said there was an issue over the property line.
  • 10:11 a.m. A caller reported he received a text message from a friend at Esquire Circle who threatened to commit suicide by overdosing on medication. Police said a female was transported from that residence to the hospital.
  • 10:22 a.m. A caller reported an aggressive driver was inbound on Route 114 from Danvers and Middleton toward Peabody at a high rate of speed, running traffic lights and passing other motorists. The vehicle was described as a gold Nissan. The caller said he saw the driver holding what might have been a weapon. Police checked the area, but didn't find the car.
  • 11:27 a.m. A Forenza Road resident reported his neighbor was harassing him. An officer said a man, who lived on Lindauer Street, was upset because his neighbor was parking his vehicle on the street. He was informed his neighbor was allowed to do that.
  • 12:14 p.m. A 43-year-old Saugus man was issued a court summons for larceny, following a report of a theft by an employee at the Jiffy Lube on Route 114.
  • 4:01 p.m. A caller at Foster Street apartment reported packages that were delivered were being stolen.
  • 6:51 p.m. A 46-year-old man was transported to Lahey Medical Center, Peabody from Lt. Ross Park after falling approximately 10-12 feet.
  • 7:05 p.m. A caller reported some items were stolen and his vehicle was damaged while it was at Gaeta's Towing at 14 Newbury St. The vehicle was towed there after an accident in Lynnfield. Gaeta's was contacted and the management said it would go through a video and speak to the driver.
  • 9:22 p.m. Security at the Tannery Apartments on Warren Street reported hearing what sounded like gunshots. They told police they saw a flash near the corner of Endicott and Warren streets. Police checked the area, but didn't find anything.

For questions on this log, email peabody@patch.com.

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