The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Jan. 16-17.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
- 2:25 p.m. A caller on Paleologos Street reported a car slid off the road and damaged the fence at her house.
- 4:01 p.m. A caller on Lowell Street reported that sometime since 5:30 a.m. four sections of stockade fencing at his home were knocked down.
- 4:43 p.m. Mall security reported there was a theft of fragrances from Victoria's Secret. The suspect left the area in a car headed east on Route 114. "L&L Cleaning" was written on the side of the vehicle. State police were notified about the incident.
- 5:47 p.m. Myles E. Tennihan, 52, of 3 Stockton Rd., Peabody, was arrested, following a car accident at the corner of Lowell and Birch streets. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a marked lanes violation and a lights violation. Both vehicles were towed and there were no injuries.
- 5:48 p.m. Nicholas A. Circiello IV, 31, of 41 Marshall St., Winthrop, was arrested, following a motor vehicle stop at the Hannaford plaza. He was charged on an outstanding warrant from Newburyport District Court.
- 5:55 p.m. A caller on Bresnahan Street reported someone was hacking into her computer. An officer spoke with the female who said she was having a problem with her computer. The officer advised her how she could solve the problem.
- 9:26 p.m. A caller reported he received a phone call from his ex-girlfriend accusing him of making faces at her 10-year-old daughter when he drops his own 10-year-old daughter off at the Center School. He denied making faces and said his ex contacted his current girlfriend as well by text message and also had her sister call his girlfriend. He wanted the chain of events to be documented and was advised by police to speak with the principal at the school as well.
- 11:05 p.m. Police recovered a stolen motor vehicle at the corner of Forest Street and Farm Avenue. The car -- a gray 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser -- was stolen in Lynn. Lynn police were notified and a message was left with the registered owner. The car was towed from the scene.
Thursday, Jan. 17
- 4:40 a.m. A caller reported construction equipment being used in the area of the Northshore Mall. Police said it was just some snow removal going on in the mall parking lot.
- 5:21 a.m. An officer reported roads were icing up citywide. DPS was notified by phone that sanding was needed.
- 5:44 a.m. A caller reported a vehicle spun out in the median strip on Route 128 near Route 114 and was facing the wrong way. Police checked the area, but the car was gone.
- 10:49 a.m. A caller reported an "extremely hazardous pothole" near the Post Office on Essex Center Drive. The DPS said it was the mall's responsibility to maintain that road, but the mall then confirmed it wasn't mall property and the city should maintain the road. Police said DPS refused to acknowledge the pothole and passed on the number for the department's assistant director, who is in charge of snow and ice operations.
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