Sister Threatens to Hire Hit Man to Settle Dispute

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

The following are excerpts from reports in the press log from Nov. 10-13.

Thursday, Nov. 10

  • 6 p.m. Tremont Street was shut down due to a water main break near the corner with Wallis Street.
  • 6:27 p.m. An officer on detail at the received a report of a stolen wallet at the Food Court. The wallet contained $200.

Friday, Nov. 11

  • 2:10 a.m. A female caller on Endicott Street reported she was being stalked. She said a male kept following her in a car, but never spoke to her or threatened her. Police attempted to contact the person to get his side of the story, but no one answered the door at his residence and the lights were off.
  • 7:49 a.m. An employee at John Deere Landscapes on Summit Street reported someone stole a fertilizer spreader.
  • 9:54 a.m. A 49-year-old Peabody man was issued a court summons after the car he was driving struck a pedestrian at the corner of Wallis and Walnut streets. The car then fled the scene when police tried to stop it. The suspect is charged with driving to endanger, failure to stop for a pedestrian, failure to stop for police and also has an active warrant out for his arrest.
  • 11:46 a.m. A Lynnfield woman was issued a citation for allowing her dog to run unleashed in Peabody. The 2-1/2-year-old female pit bull has repeatedly showed up without its owner or leash at the on Route 1. The woman lives at an apartment complex off Route 1 in Lynnfield. The animal control officer was also investigating possible neglect of the animal.
  • 1:31 p.m. A caller on Winona Street reported all four tires on his car were slashed.
  • 2:07 p.m. An employee at the reported a locker was broken into and some cash was missing. Police said $35 was taken. A second victim also reported a break-in to a locker, but nothing was missing.
  • 2:18 p.m. A caller on Endicott Street reported his scooter was stolen.
  • 5:44 p.m. Two individuals were transported Salem Hospital after a two-car accident on Lowell Street. The driver of the second car refused medical transport.
  • 6:01 p.m. A Moulton Road resident reported he and his sister had an argument, which escalated to the point where she threatened to “have him taken care of by a hit man.” The sister then threw some money on the table toward her husband, who was also present, the brother told police. He also said it was a petty argument between the siblings.

Saturday, Nov. 12

  • 9:52 a.m. A caller reported some construction equipment was stolen from the worksite at on Main Street. No further details were available.
  • 9:53 a.m. Police responded to a multi-car accident on Lynn Street. Four cars were towed from the scene and all the occupants inside one vehicle were transported to Salem Hospital. Police cited the driver of the fourth car.
  • 11:20 a.m. Police responded to a report of a man running into the roadway on Centennial Drive. Police said the man was trying to give away free books. His operation was shut down.
  • 3:20 p.m. Police received a report of a past car break-in at the . The victim said $349 was stolen from her car.
  • 4:11 p.m. One male was transported to Salem Hospital after he “dumped” his motorcycle while riding on Margin Street near .
  • 8:16 p.m. A caller on Perkins Street reported a pizza deliveryman drove over his lawn and then yelled at him. The driver then took off.
  • 10:41 p.m. Police received a report of an older model blue Mercedes traveling north on the southbound side of Route 1. Police checked the highway from to the jughandle, but didn’t spot anyone driving the wrong way.

Sunday, Nov. 13

  • 1:04 a.m. Lynn police reported they received a call of an erratic operator. Peabody officers located the vehicle in question at the corner of Lynn Street and Macarthur Road and said the occupants – an elderly couple – were looking for Lowell Street.
  • 7:44 a.m. A caller on Alexandra Road reported her garage door was damaged the previous evening.
  • 9:23 a.m. A caller on Herold Road reported his front lawn was vandalized. No further details were available.
  • 10:38 a.m. A 30-year-old Danvers man was issued a summons for driving with a suspended license, negligent operation, an unsafe lane change and speeding, following a motor vehicle stop at the interchange of Route 128 and Route 1.
  • 10:38 a.m. A caller at Bodytalk on Washington Street reported a man came into her store and tried to kiss her. The man was described as wearing a big blue jacket, blue hat and Patriots’ shirt.
  • 2:38 p.m. A caller reported that while parked outside the , a male suspect approached the car and slashed a rear tire.
  • 9:28 p.m. A caller at McIntyre Court reported her upstairs neighbor was jumping up and down and causing pieces of her ceiling to fall down. An officer said it was an issue with the building, not the jumping.
  • 9:48 p.m. Police responded to a report of a car break-in outside the on Route 114.

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


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