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Police Log: Slippery Roads, Flooded Streets Cause Problems

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. 13

At 2:03 p.m., police asked the Department of Public Works to send plows and sanders to Perkins, Prospect, Cross and Felton streets after vehicles became stuck in the snow.

At 2:23 p.m., police notified the DPW that Centennial Drive needed plowing.

At 2:23 p.m., police ticketed two parked cars that were on Caller Street during the snow emergency.

At 2:29 p.m., police responded to Felton Street after a motor vehicle became stuck in the snow. An officer helped push the car off the side of the road.

At 2:48 p.m., an officer ticketed three vehicles that were parked on Aborn Street during the snow emergency. One vehicle was towed.

At 3:03 p.m., police received multiple calls of a traffic light stuck on red for more than 10 minutes on Andover Street. Motorists were reportedly yelling at each other.

At 3:08 p.m., a Peabody resident reported he lost his debit card and it was used without his consent.

At 4:18 p.m., police notified the DPW that Washington Street at Allens Lane needed plowing.

At 4:27 p.m., police ticketed two cars parked on Fulton Street during the snow emergency. One vehicle was towed.

At 5:16 p.m., a Central Street resident reported an acquaintance stole money from her purse.

At 5:48 p.m., police responded to Felton Street about a wire sparking. Police notified the Fire Department and Peabody Electric Light Company.

At 9:43 p.m., police summonsed a 48-year-old Lynn man to court and charged him with threatening to commit a crime. A Peabody resident reported the man left threatening voicemail messages.

 

Friday, Feb. 14

At 12:31 a.m., police found that Endicott Street and Jubilee Drive were flooding. Police notified the Department of Public Works. Police also found that Lake, Main and Howley streets flooded overnight.

At 5:07 p.m., police arrested Steven J. Bossler, 35, 135 Lowell St., Apt. 2, Peabody, and charged him with possessing a Class B substance with the intent to distribute and trafficking in heroin/morphine/opium, and a 17-year-old juveile and charged the teen with possessing Class A, B and C substances. Read more about the arrests in this article.

At 8:54 a.m., a Eastman Park resident reported that someone left a bag of dog feces on his doorstep.

At 9:38 a.m., an officer found two people selling flowers at Sylvan and Andover streets who had not checked in with the station. The officer sent them on their way.

At 10:46 a.m., a Peabody resident reported a scam call in which the scammer said her son was kidnapped in Lawrence. The call came from a New York number. The resident did not give the scammer any information.

At 11:13 a.m., police received a report of a sinkhole on Margin Street. Police found the sinkhole was about three or four inches and was still passable. Police notified the Department of Public Works.

At 1:47 p.m., police notified the Department of Public Works that Dexter Street, Hillside Avenue and Granite Road needed plowing and sanding. 

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