Police Log: Danvers Woman Charged with Shoplifting at J.C. Penney

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.

Thursday, Feb. 6

At 2:04 p.m., police summonsed a 32-year-old Haverhill woman to court for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a miscellaneous motor vehicle equipment violation. Police pulled over the woman on Central Street.

At 2:08 p.m., a Macy’s employee reported a shoplifter. The store said it would handle.

At 2:31 p.m., police and fire responded to Lynn Street about a possible house fire. There was an item left in the stove, which caused the fire. Firefighters and an officer forced their way into the apartment and extinguished the small fire.

At 3:01 p.m., a caller at South Memorial School reported an injured seagull. The seagull flew away.

At 3:07 p.m., police notified the Department of Public Works about Cashman Road not being wide enough for two-way traffic because of snow. The sidewalks were also not plowed or shoveled.

At 3:28 p.m., police arrested Whitney L. Taylor, 20, 27 Princeton St., Danvers, and charged her with shoplifting more than $100 by concealing merchandise. Police responded to J.C. Penney about a shoplifter. Police made the arrest.

At 5:27 p.m., a Birch Street resident reported a snowplow damaged a driveway.

At 6:16 p.m., police responded to a Lowell Street business after a pocketbook was stolen from a break room.

At 6:28 p.m., police received a call from Foster Street about homeless people panhandling at a business. Police sent them on their way.


Friday, Feb. 7

At 9:03 a.m., a caller reported that a dog or wolf fell through the ice on Huntington Drive. An officer found a coyote was on the ice, but was not in distress.

At 10:53 a.m., an officer spoke to a person smoking marijuana on Lowell Street. The officer had the person dispose of the marijuana and sent him on his way.

At 11:20 a.m., a Grandview Avenue resident reported that a neighbor yelled at her home. She went over to the neighbor’s house and found the neighbor on the ground. The neighbor told her that a man threw a box at her and then ran away.

At 12:04 p.m., police responded to Brooks Brothers concerning possible fraudulent returns involving gift cards. The woman was given a no trespass notice by Northshore Mall security.  


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