Driver Flees After Crashing Car

A handful of motor vehicle accidents, a house burglary, a stolen handicap placard and police recover a loose dog.

The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody police log from Wednesday to Thursday.

Wednesday, July 6

  • At 3:38 p.m., police responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident at Gardner Street and Abington Avenue. Passengers in one of the vehicles were injured and taken to Salem Hospital.
  • At 3:49 p.m., a Southwick Avenue resident called police about turning in a knife. An officer retrieved the knife and disposed of it.
  • At 3:54 p.m., a Central Street resident reported a broken window that may have been broken by a friend.
  • At 4:30 p.m., police responded to Pierpont Park in regards to white man in his 50s telling children he was from the FBI. An officer found the man was known to children in the area and there was no problem.
  • At 5:47 p.m., police responded to a one-car accident at Warren and Crowninshield Street. A driver struck a pole with his mirror. There were no injuries.
  • At 6:42 a.m., a Bartholomew Terrace resident reported motor vehicle vandalism.
  • At 9:35 p.m., police arrested Nelson R. Correa Jr., 20, 91 Central St., Apt. 1, Peabody, and charged him on a warrant out of Salem.
  • At 10:18 p.m., police responded to Walsh Avenue and Kenwood Road after a motorist struck a pole and fled on foot down Walsh Avenue. Police found the license plate was registered to a Jeep Cherokee, but the vehicle in the accident was a Ford Taurus.
  • At 11:31 p.m., police received a call on Lynn Street about a man exposing himself. Officers were unable to find the man.

Thursday, July 7

  • At 1:05 a.m., police responded to Lake Street concerning people acting suspiciously. Police summonsed an 18-year-old Peabody teen for being a minor in possession of alcohol.
  • At 6:22 a.m., police recovered a blue and gray mountain bike secured to a post at Higgins Middle School.
  • At 7:07 a.m., a Willowbrae Drive resident reported vandalism to a motor vehicle.
  • At 8:01 a.m., a Newbury Street resident reported two motor vehicles were broken into. A GPS and wallet were taken. There were no signs of forced entry.
  • At 8:45 a.m., police arrested Shauna M. Iudice, 24, 72 Lowell St., Apt. 2, Peabody, and charged her on a warrant.
  • At 9:40 a.m., a Elliott Place resident reported a bike was stolen.
  • At 12:18 p.m., police responded to the Northshore Mall after someone reportedly stole a handicap placard from a vehicle.
  • At 1:15 p.m., a Summit Street resident called police after someone reportedly stole between $1,500 and $2,000 worth of copper wire from a home.
  • At 1:44 p.m., police recovered a loose pitbull that was being held by an employee at Grossman’s Bargain Outlet. The dog, named Tiny, got loose when he ran out a door at a business on Mason Street. Police returned Tiny to his owner.


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