Friday, Aug. 30
- 1:57 a.m. A caller reported trash and landscaping debris were dumped illegally on Stacia Road. A message was left with DPS.
- 8:04 a.m. An officer reported the traffic light at the intersection of Forest and Lowell streets was stuck on red. The Fire Department was notified.
- 10:27 a.m. A juvenile female at a Keyes Drive apartment reported that her Instagram account was hacked by a stranger who posted derogatory comments about her. She advised to report the incident to Instagram.
- 11:27 a.m. A caller reported her car was broken into outside Burlington Coat Factory. Police said the rear driver's side window was broken and a laptop, Blackberry phone and a nurse's bag were stolen.
- 11:57 a.m. A caller reported some medication was stolen at Woodbridge Assisting Living.
- 12:24 p.m. A caller at Auto Mall on Route 114 reported receiving a threatening phone call. Police said a Revere woman had allegedly threatened to make false statements about the business via the Internet.
- 2:29 p.m. A Lowell Street resident reported her home was broken into. Police said there were signs of forced entry through a rear door and assorted jewelry was stolen.
- 3:43 p.m. A 43-year-old Lynn man was issued a court summons for larceny over $250 by false pretenses, following a report of a guest at the Holiday who refused to pay his bill.
- 5:17 p.m. A car struck a fire hydrant at the corner of Ellsworth Road and Perkins Street and the female driver cited by police. The car was towed from the scene.
- 5:29 p.m. A Prospect Street resident reported a theft of a credit card.
- 8:30 p.m. A clerk at the Holiday Inn reported a package was dropped off at the front desk that contained marijuana. Police confiscated the package and destroyed it.
- 10:33 p.m. A caller on Page Street reported a car drove by and someone threw something at his vehicle. Police said the projectiles were bananas.
- 11:04 p.m. Police responded to a noise complaint due to a loud part at an Arnold Avenue home. The music was turned down and the homeowner was advised of the consequences if police were called to the home a third time.
Saturday, Aug. 31
- 6:40 a.m. A Swampscott Avenue resident reported approximately $300 worth of tools were stolen Friday morning.
- 7:07 a.m. A Winona Street resident reported vandalism to a motor vehicle. Police said it appeared the vehicle was sprayed with whipped cream.
- 8:10 a.m. A car struck a fire hydrant at the corner of Central and Tremont streets. Police said there were no injuries, but the vehicle was towed from the scene. DPS was notified to pick up the hydrant.
- 8:31 a.m. A work crew of inmates with the Essex County Sheriff's Office was at the Peabody police station to do some painting.
- 9:56 a.m. A caller on Winthrop Street said someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole some change.
- 1:10 p.m. Claudia A. Mendez, 28, of 102 Newbury St. #308, Danvers, was arrested, following a motor vehicle stop at the corner of Foster and Birney streets. She was charged with driving with a suspended license, failure to stop or yield and not having her license in her possession.
- 2:43 p.m. Jessica Candray, 24, of Chelsea, was arrested, following a report of a shoplifter at JC Penney. She was detained after allegedly stealing $185 worth of merchandise and was charged with one count of shoplifting by concealing merchandise.
- 3:08 p.m. Report of a water main break on Holten Street. DPS was notified.
- 3:51 p.m. A male was transported to Mass. General Hospital from a Birch Street home after he suffered a leg injury due to a nail gun.
- 9:11 p.m. A caller reported a possible fire at Dunajski Dairy on Buxton Lane. Police said farm workers were just burning some wooden pallets.
- 11:56 p.m. A 25-year-old Peabody man was issued a court summons for charges of assault and making threats after an incident at the 7-Eleven on Lake Street. A store clerk said there was a problem with a customer who then left the area in a vehicle. The man is being charged with aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a bike), threatening bodily harm and resisting arrest.
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