The following is an excerpt from the Peabody Police log:
Wednesday, Aug. 15
- At 2:10 p.m., Lynnfield Police told Peabody Police a motorist called them to say they were following an erratic driver. The driver later pulled over and a family member picked the driver up.
- At 3:46 p.m., police arrested a 17-year-old juvenile on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. A 16-year-old was issued a summons for domestic assault and battery.
- At 3:49 p.m., police responded to Goldberg Road for a report of a person with a laceration on the leg with heavy blood flow. The person was transported to Salem Hospital.
- At 4:05 p.m., a live wire was reportedly down on Walnut Street. The Fire Department responded.
- A "big turtle" was reported on Essex Center Drive at 5:49 p.m. The turtle returned to the pond on its own.
- At 6 p.m., police received a report that protesters at Verizon on Andover Street were hindering traffic in the area. Police said it was a peaceful protest and there were no traffic impacts.
- At 8 p.m., police received a complaint that a drunk male took a swing at a younger male. Police brought the juvenile home.
- At 8:25 p.m., an intoxicated person was attempting to sleep on the sidewalk on Foster Street.
- Police responded to a car accident at 100 Lynn Street at 11:29 p.m. The driver of one of the vehicles and two passengers were taken to Salem Hospital.
Thursday, Aug. 16
- A tree came down on the wires on Baldwin Street at 6:31 a.m. PMLP was called.
- At 8:50 a.m., a caller reported several turkeys visiting his yard every morning on Raymond Circle.
- Wires down were reported on Winter and Oak streets at 9 a.m.
- One person was taken to Lahey after a car accident on Newbury Street at 9:27 a.m.
- At 11:04 a.m. a resident of Eastman Park called police and reported she was locked out of her house and naked. An officer was able to help the woman back into her home.
- At 12:12 p.m., a sick raccoon was reported in a dumpster on Birch Street. Animal Control found the animal was not sick but it was stuck in the dumpster.
- At 12:47 p.m., a resident of Fifth Street reported homeless people sleeping on his property. Police checked the area and found people on a break from their job, laying in the grass.
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