Police Log: Attempted Meat Thief Summonsed to Court

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

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Friday, March 7

At 2:46 p.m., police arrested Laura Lemus, 37, 55 Franklin St., Apt. 2, Lynn, and charged her with shoplifting more than $100 by concealing merchandise. Police made the arrest at Sears.

At 3:38 p.m., police responded to Forever 21 concerning a fight. Security broke up the fight. Police are investigating.

At 6:18 p.m., police arrested Gary E. Insuik, 56, 65 Newbury St., Apt. 408, Danvers, and charged him with operating a motor vehicle with an expired license, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. Police made the arrest during a traffic stop on Lynn Street.

At 7:07 p.m., a motorist reported striking a deer on Prospect Street.

At 8:18 p.m., police received a call from Joyce and Wright streets about a loud group of teenagers. An officer asked the group to keep it down.


Saturday, March 8

At 11:15 a.m., a Walnut Street business reported that two lottery books were missing.

At 12:03 p.m., police responded after a driver struck People’s United Bank. There were no injuries. Police took a report.

At 2:23 p.m., a resident of Mobile Estates on Newbury Street reported a bag of hypodermic needles in the street. Police disposed of the needles.

At 3:17 p.m., police summonsed a 49-year-old woman to court after a report of a stolen pocketbook at Sears.

At 5:51 p.m., police disposed of an air soft gun that was found at Whispering Meadows on Newbury Street.

At 7:18 p.m., police responded to Bonkers Fun House after two parents got into an argument. The argument was about two 4-year-olds who bit one another. Police took a report.

At 8:42 p.m., police summonsed a 44-year-old Salem woman to court and charged her with shoplifting by concealing merchandise. The woman allegedly tried to steal nearly $100 worth of meat from Stop & Shop.


Sunday, March 9

At 12:03 a.m., police responded to Caller and Walnut streets after a pedestrian was struck. The pedestrian was taken to Mass General Hospital.

At 12:33 a.m., a Margin Street resident reported her car was stolen by someone she knows.

At 5:18 a.m., police arrested Scott R. Solesky, 31, 100 Willow St., Lynn, and charged him with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a U-turn violation. Police made the arrest at Route 95 and Hotel Road. 


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