The following are excerpts from arrest reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Sept. 23-24.
Sunday, Sept. 23
- 3:05 p.m. A caller on Washington Street reported some construction equipment was stolen.
- 3:30 p.m. A caller at a Shore Drive apartment reported her son was beaten up on his way home -- a person threw a basketball at his head and knocked him off his bike. Police said the matter was a "playground dispute" and there was no actual physical altercation.
- 3:37 p.m. A Peabody man reported his ex-girlfriend showed up at his house on Lynn Street and started smashing his belongings and threatened him with a knife. He said he had since left his house. The female in question then walked into the lobby of the police station and was detained by officers. After an investigation into the incident, police arrested both individuals. Kurt A. Kaden, 43, of 147 Lynn St., Peabody, was charged with aggravated domestic assault and battery and violating a restraining order. Jenna E. Wood, 26, of 13 County Way, Beverly, was charged with domestic assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property over $250.
- 4:38 p.m. The manager at Brooksby Farm reported a person was refusing to pay for apples after picking them. The manager then called back and said the person paid up before the officer arrived.
- 7:09 p.m. A caller reported a possible intoxicated driver. The person said a female entered the 7-Eleven on Lynn Street, was slurring her words and had trouble walking. The female got back into her car with difficulty, struggled to back up from her parking spot and took off down Lynn Street toward Lynn. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the car.
- 7:18 p.m. A caller reported a man threw a duck out of his truck on Lake Street. Police checked the area, but did not find the bird.
- 8:11 p.m. A caller at Aborn Place reported his neighbor has a spotlight that shines in his windows and he refuses to reposition it. Police spoke with the neighbors and told the caller it was up to them [the neighbors] whether or not they chose to reposition the lights.
Monday, Sept. 24
- 1:07 a.m. A caller at a Mt. Vernon Street apartment reported a possible attempted break-in. The first floor tenants said somebody banged on the door then fled the area in a white car. Police checked the area and stopped a 2005 Nissan Altima driven by a Beverly man. He said he and his passenger were cleaners picking up a friend.
- 2:11 a.m. Matthew J. Quinn, 27, of 286 Newbury St. #137, Peabody, was arrested at his residence, following a report of a domestic incident. He was charged with two counts of domestic assault and battery.
- 8:54 a.m. Ryan C. Ouellette, 22, of 16 Pine St., Peabody, was arrested at his home on three warrants -- two from Peabody and one from another department. The charges included 10 counts of larceny by check, along with check forgery, uttering a false check and drug possession.
- 11:26 a.m. A Tuckers Court resident reported he was approached by a person in a yellow custom paving truck. The man offered to re-pave his driveway. Police checked the area and said the offer may have been legitimate -- there was a crew working in the area that may have had a surplus of asphalt from its other job.
- 1:22 p.m. A Peabody man walked into the police station to complain his neighbors were allowing their dog to come into his yard and relieve itself. The man, however, said he did not the Animal Control Officer to send a notice or pursue the matter at that time -- there was an ongoing dispute between the neighbors.
- 1:52 p.m. Salem police reported that a motor vehicle stolen from Peabody was recovered and towed back to the Salem station. Police asked for the owner to not be notified for the time being, however, because the vehicle was part of an ongoing investigation.
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