The following are excerpts from reports in the press log from Aug. 12-13.
Sunday, Aug. 12
- 2:41 p.m. An 18-year-old Salem female was issued a summons for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. A female caller on Northend Street said she was attacked by a female with a key. The victim said her face, chest and arms were scarred by the key.
- 3:30 p.m. A Peabody woman reported fraudulent activity on her bank ATM card for a purchase of $364.87.
- 6:32 p.m. A caller at the Carroll School reported a child had a compound fracture to his arm. He was transported to North Shore Children's Hospital.
- 7:46 p.m. A caller reported a load of lumber spilled from a truck in the center lane on Route 114 at Cross Street. Police said the driver was able to get the lumber off to the side of the road and was loading it back on the truck.
- 8:20 p.m. A caller on Wilson Terrace reported she noticed some items were missing from her residence. She said there are no signs of forced entry. Police said $2,500-$3,000 in jewelry was stolen.
- 8:33 p.m. Police said a car crashed into a fence at a home on Perley Avenue. The fence was damaged, but there were no injuries.
- 10:35 p.m. A caller at the reported a woman sitting at the bar, about 70-years-old, kept nodding off and the person was concerned about the woman driving home. Police gave the woman given a ride to the Motel 6 in Danvers, but no rooms were available, so they took her to the Days Inn on Endicott Street.
- 10:40 p.m. Anthony Apuzzo, 32, of 9 Magnolia Way #928, Peabody, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a plastic tube) and intimidating a witness, following an incident at his apartment. A female victim said she was hit in the back with an object and Apuzzo then fled in a car.
Monday, Aug. 13
- 10:47 a.m. A woman reported she was approached at the corner of Lynnfield Street and Elmwood Circle by a male in a newer model gray pickup truck asking if she wanted her driveway paved. She said she then followed the truck to the area of Bartholomew Street. An officer checked the area, but was unable to find the truck.
- 12:28 p.m. A resident at a mobile home park on Route 1 reported he believed a neighbor put dog feces on his property, but he could not prove it since he did not witness the incident.
- 1:24 p.m. A County Street resident reported a past break-in. The man said he left his door open and someone entered the home and stole his prescription medication.
- 1:40 p.m. A 78-year-old Peabody man was transported to Mass. General Hospital after he was struck by a car on Lynnfield Street. The car involved was a Toyota Camry driven by an 81-year-old Peabody man, according to police. The victim's car was left behind with the store's permission, police said. Both men live in the general area of the convenience store.
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