Neighbor Reports 'Profanity-Laced' Sign; ER Says Patient Has Drugs, Paraphernalia

The following information was provided by the Peabody Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following excerpts are from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log on Oct. 8-9.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

  • 3:30 p.m. A caller at the Torigian Center reported someone stole a suitcase that was left next to her vehicle.
  • 4:20 p.m. A caller on Wilton Street complained about kids playing baseball at Carroll Savage Park and hitting balls onto his property. The man was advised to speak with the Recreation Department and his ward councilor.
  • 4:49 p.m. The Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in a dishwasher at a home on Emerson Street Extension.
  • 5:07 p.m. Police received multiple calls of an injured seagull at the corner of Randall and Jordan roads. The environmental police were notified and the bird was placed in a box and moved to the side of the road.
  • 8:51 p.m. Store security at Sears reported a white female shoplifter fled in a gray Volkswagen headed east on Route 114. Police obtained the license plate number and notified Lynnfield police.
  • 9:04 p.m. Emergency room staff at Lahey Medical Center reported a patient had drugs and related paraphernalia. An officer confiscated the items and brought them back to the station to be destroyed.
  • 9:33 p.m. William K. Conda, 33, of Kittery, Maine, was arrested, following a motor vehicle stop on Route 1. He was charged with driving with a suspended license and on two default warrants from other departments.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

  • 1:09 a.m. A caller on Stacia Road reported there was a large amount of trash in the woods near the cul-de-sac. DPS was notified.
  • 9:08 a.m. A caller on Lynnfield Street reported she found needles in the street.
  • 11:54 a.m. An officer responded to Sears to assist with a shoplifter. A 35-year-old Peabody woman was issued a court summons on four counts of receiving stolen property.
  • 2:26 p.m. A caller reported there was a suspicious vehicle in the area of Dearborn Road and Farm Avenue. Police said the person was hired by the state to do water testing.
  • 5:09 p.m. A caller at Eastman Park reported her canoe was stolen sometime on Monday. The canoe was worth $300.
  • 5:42 p.m. A caller on Elizabeth Lane reported a neighbor hung a "profanity-laced" sign outside that was directed at his home and which was in violation of a restraining order. The neighbor -- a 66-year-old man -- was then issued a court summons for violation of a harassment order.
  • 6:52 p.m. A caller reported he found a bag of ammunition while fishing at Brown's Pond. An officer took possession of the bag and disposed of it per department policy.

For questions on this log, email peabody@patch.com.


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