The following are excerpts from arrest reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Sept. 18-19.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
- 3:38 p.m. Wilda Jackson, 44, and Jamilee Francois, 26, both of 31 Bradstreet Ave., Danvers, were arrested for shoplifting at Sears. Store security reported they were watching two female shoplifters who had concealed more than $250 in merchandise. The pair's motor vehicle was towed from the mall.
- 4:44 p.m. A caller reported a past shoplifting incident at the CVS at 535 Lowell St. Police said a male was checking barrels for receipts and once he found one, he would take it to another CVS, find the item on the shelf and attempt to return the merchandise with the false receipt. In this instance, he was advised by employees to return the item to the store on Main Street.
- 5:17 p.m. A caller at Boston Canine reported someone stole a white mini bus from the Route 1 business.
- 7:16 p.m. An employee at Pacific Sunwear reported the theft of some jeans. Someone stole 20 pairs of jeans valued at $1,500.
- 10:38 p.m. Police received a report of a single car crash at the Northshore Mall with deployment of an air bag. State police were on the scene and handled the investigation. There were no apparent injuries.
- 11:18 p.m. Victor A. Sunderland, 21, of 261 Newbury St. #2A, Peabody, was arrested at his home, following a report of a domestic incident. He was charged with domestic assault and battery and intimidating a witness.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
- 1:33 a.m. Report of a tree down on Putnam Street, completely blocking the roadway. PMLP and DPS were notified and a detour was put in place temporarily.
- 1:36 a.m. Parts of Summit Street were starting to flood.
- 2:11 a.m. An officer reported that Route 114 near the Northshore Mall was starting to flood.
- 5:41 a.m. Report of a tree down across Forest Street, blocking roadway near Salem Country Club.
- 7:07 a.m. A caller at a Shore Drive apartment reported a past break-in.
- 8:13 a.m. Nicholas A. Barbuto, 21, of 1 Henry Ter., Peabody, was arrested, following a report of a disturbance between a male and female on the side of the road at the corner of Lowell Street and Northshore Road. Barbuto was charged with domestic assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, intimidating a witness and malicious damage to a motor vehicle.
- 9:06 a.m. A caller at a Munroe Street apartment reported there were rats in her yard. The Animal Control Officer advised her the property owner was responsible for hiring an exterminator to remove the pests.
- 9:27 a.m. One person was transported to Salem Hospital after a two-car accident on Foster Street.
- 9:39 a.m. Mall security reported someone broke into a soda machine in the Food Court. They did not know how much money, if any, was missing. The security guards said they would speak to the Coca Cola representative when he came in.
- 11:32 a.m. A man at Sears reported a television scam to store security.
- 12:05 p.m. A female caller reported she believed she located her stolen vehicle in Michigan. She said the person who stole it had re-registered the vehicle with Michigan license plates. The county sheriff's department and auto theft task force there was contacted and given the information about the vehicle in question.
- 1:28 p.m. A 45-year-old Beverly woman was issued a court summons for larceny over $250, following a report of a past theft at Salem Collision on Foster Street. The owner said the woman was his secretary.
- 1:31 p.m. A 24-year-old Lynn woman was issued a court summons for larceny over $250, following a report of a theft from a kiosk at the mall.
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