The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Nov. 18-19.
Sunday, Nov. 18
- 2:28 p.m. Tammy L. Kendrick, 37, of 653 Western Ave., Lynn, was arrested, following a report of a shoplifter at the Pink store in the Northshore Mall. She was charged with shoplifting (third offense) and malicious damage of property over $250.
- 3:07 p.m. Robert E. Balsum, 37, of 94 Richardson Rd., Lynn, was arrested, following a motor vehicle stop at the mall. He was charged with driving with a suspended license.
- 3:49 p.m. A female caller reported her Realtor was hosting an open house for her on Ralph Road and saw two visitors steal prescription drugs from one of the homeowners' drawers. Police checked the suspect's home, but found no one there. See related story.
- 4:31 p.m. A caller reported two vehicles were racing down Roosevelt Avenue. An officer located one of the involved vehicles parked outside a home on the street and spoke to its owner, who said he was visiting a friend. The officer advised him not to race his car.
- 6:46 p.m. A caller reported her vehicle was broken into while she was at the Northshore Mall. She said a GPS device was taken, but it wasn't working well anyway, so she would forgo making an official report.
Monday, Nov. 19
- 2:41 a.m. A caller reported the area of Lowell Street and Edgehill Road was icing up due to a water main break the night before. DPS was notified to salt and sand the area.
- 7:50 a.m. A male driver was transported to Lynn Union Hospital after a single car crash on Route 1 South near Gaeta's Shell station. Police said there was no property damage.
- 10:51 a.m. A caller on Tracey Street reported her house was damaged by BBs -- two windows and vinyl siding were damaged. She believed the shots came from a building on Walnut Street.
- 1:32 p.m. A caller at a Centennial Drive business reported a white van and a small silver car were in the rear parking lot. The caller was concerned because he had a problem before with people meeting up in the parking lot to have sex. Police said there was no problem, the people worked nearby and just met up for coffee.
- 1:44 p.m. A female employee at a kiosk in the Northshore Mall reported she locked up her purse in a cabinet and when she went to retrieve it, $95 in cash was missing.
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