The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from April 19-21.
Friday, April 19
- 2:23 p.m. A caller reported there were multiple kids behind the Welch School trying to steal pieces from the new playground. Police checked the area, but didn't find anyone.
- 3:05 p.m. A Sachem Road resident reported a stolen car.
- 4:42 p.m. Theresa A. Hartford, 35, of 111 Main St. #3F, Peabody, was arrested, following a report of two shoplifters at the Walgreens on Main Street. She was charged on a default warrant out of Salem District Court. A 24-year-old Peabody woman was issued a court summons on a charge of shoplifting. Police said one woman was detained and the other female, who had pink hair and was carrying a broom and a Red Sox bag, left on foot toward Santoro's.
- 6:26 p.m. Report of a car break-in at Salem Country Club. Police said the passenger side window was broken and a purse was taken.
- 8:24 p.m. A Sparrow Lane resident reported his wife's car was entered last night through an unlocked door. A DVD player with two screens was stolen.
Saturday, April 20
- 1:15 a.m. Report of a motor vehicle accident on Birch Street by Scott Drive. Police said the man "capsized" the vehicle and was taken to Salem Hospital by ambulance.
- 1:30 a.m. Sage M. Miller, 37, of 8 Proctor St., Peabody, was arrested at his residence on a charge of domestic assault and battery.
- 8:32 a.m. Fred J. Lisk, 59, of 75 Central St. #218, was arrested at his apartment on a charge of domestic assault and battery. A caller reported he found his girlfriend's stolen car at her ex-boyfriend's residence. Peabody officers called Revere police who said the car wasn't stolen. They said the owner filed a report the day before over the theft of some money. Revere police were searching for that suspect on charges of domestic assault and battery and unauthorized use of a vehicle. Lisk was arrested and booked as a courtesy for Revere police.
- 10:10 a.m. A caller on Maple Street Extension reported his passenger side mirror was ripped off and the other one was damaged.
- 10:27 a.m. Two adults were transported to Salem Hospital and two juvenile passengers were transported to North Shore Children's Hospital after a two-car accident at the corner of Lynn Street and Morgan Road.
- 10:43 a.m. Report of a past break-in to a home at Proctor Circle. Police said the inside porch door lock was pried and $25 was taken.
- 11:58 a.m. Report of a car break-in on Central Street.
- 6:03 p.m. A caller reported a motorist was driving on Route 114 while reading the newspaper at the same time. Police were unable to find the person.
- 8:52 p.m. A caller reported a leaking water pipe caused a ceiling collapse at a Washington Street apartment and injured a female. Police said falling debris hit the the woman in the eye and she was transported to Salem Hospital.
Sunday, April 21
- 1:22 a.m. Christian E. Vasquez, 39, of 14 Foster St. #204, Peabody, was arrested on Route 114, following a motor vehicle stop. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a marked lanes violation and speeding.
- 6:14 a.m. An unidentified male at Tedeschi Food Shops on Main Street claimed he was assaulted the night before. Police said the 56-year-old man declined any medical attention for the incident, which he said happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. The suspects were described as a black male and two Hispanic males. The victim said he didn't call until then "because he was knocked out."
- 3:08 p.m. A caller reported an erratic operator on Central Street was crossing the double yellow lines and almost struck two telephone poles. Police responded to the scene and located the vehicle. They said the driver appeared to be fine.
- 4:55 p.m. A caller at Wilson Terrace reported her mountain bike was stolen on April 10.
- 5:25 p.m. A caller at Lincoln Place reported a break-in. Police said multiple vases and figurines valued at $1,100 were taken from the home.
- 6:17 p.m. Peabody officers assisted Salem police with serving paperwork at a Proctor Street residence. Police said no one was home at the time, but an officer was able to recover a Marlin 780 .22 caliber rifle from the home. The firearm was listed as stolen by Hudson police.
- 6:55 p.m. The owner at Backyard Adventures reported juveniles between the ages of 10 and 13 were jumping on his trampolines and moving other equipment after he closes his business between 6 and 8 p.m. He said they were causing damage and feared they would get injured on the property.
- 8:55 p.m. A caller reported that multiple teens in a vehicle on Lowell Street were trying to cause a road rage incident by jamming on the car's brakes and speeding.
- 10:53 p.m. Salem police issued an alert for a gray Nissan Sentra with a loud muffler that was involved in a shooting in Salem on Boston Street. Police located what appeared to be the suspect vehicle on Washington Street, but after Salem officers at the scene it was determined the vehicle was not involved in the incident.
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