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TALES FROM THE POLICE LOG: July 7-13

Here are the highlights, for one reason or another, from the pages of the Peabody Police Department press log this week.

Here are the highlights, for one reason or another, from the pages of the press log this week.

July 7

  • 12:11 a.m. A caller reported he and his girlfriend were walking along Washington Street near Colfax Street when she was hit in the back with an egg. He said the unknown egg-thrower was in a vehicle.
  • 5:58 p.m. A caller on Granite Street reported a male was banging on her back window, shouting obscenities at her and then fled in a car when he was confronted by another male who lived there. Police stopped the vehicle at the Lynn line and reported later that it was a case of a "mistaken location."
  • 7:49 p.m. A female caller reported she was removing her child from a large group of people at a Veterans Memorial Drive residence. The child was complaining of his ribs hurting. Officers said it was a sexual assault and was under investigation.

July 8

  • 2:58 a.m. A store clerk at the  on Lynn Street reported a male entered the store in his underwear and tried to fight him. The male fled the scene in a dark-colored vehicle with another passenger. Police said there was a strong language barrier and all individuals were sent on their way.
  • 6:46 p.m. Police spoke with a Washington Street resident regarding alleged threats and harassment of a woman in California via her Facebook page. The victim said she did not want to file a report, but if the harassment continued. Police advised the man to stop all contact with the woman.
  • 9:43 p.m. A female caller reported her wristlet was stolen at  by a man in his 60s, who had a cane and appeared to be intoxicated. She said the man also approached a second woman for cash, and she took off in her car after the man. She said he was on his way to the 99 Restaurant in Danvers, just down the road. Danvers police were notified and checked the suspect's residence on Oak Street in Danvers. Police said no one was home at the time.

July 9

  • 2:32 a.m. A caller on Mansfield Street reported a male was "slamming tools around in [his] yard, keeping the neighbors awake." Police said the man was fixing his car and had become aggravated. Officers advised him to take the night off and continue later in the morning.
  • 9:06 p.m. A caller reported a 17-year-old male whom she knew pulled up beside her car on Lowell Street (near ) and began to yell profanities at her and "give her the finger." Police said the behavior stemmed from another incident they investigated involving the teen. His father was notified and advised that if the issue continues, the teen would be issued a court summons for criminal harassment.
  • 10:21 p.m. An employee reported two customers entered  and made threats towards another employee. They left the scene in a black GMC Jimmy. The caller said the pair appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. State police in Danvers were notified. After further investigation, an officer said one male was white and one black -- they started making threats toward employees when they did not get their food fast enough. None of the employees were familiar with the two.

July 10

  • 12:01 p.m. A caller at the  on Foster Street reported he believed he was struck by a motor vehicle the night before, but didn't report it at the time because he was too drunk. The man was taken to Salem Hospital.
  • 3:58 p.m. A resident of Northend Street reported a 20-year-old entered her backyard and asked her 12-year-old daughter and her friends if he could play with them. Police could not locate the man.

July 11

  • 1:41 a.m. Police responded to 7-Eleven on a report a couple arguing. The clerk told police the woman pulled a knife on a man and then they both left the store and drove away in separate cars. Saugus police arrested a 41-year-old Saugus woman and charged her with intimidating a witness, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery.
  • 9:35 p.m. A caller reported two white males were seen attempting to break into a motor vehicle on Lowell Street. The suspects were described as follows: one male with long dark hair and a mustache and another male with long blond hair in a ponytail with acne on his face. They were seen leaving the area in a white and yellow 2005 Scion that had "Geek Housecalls" lettering on the side. The car was headed west on Lowell Street toward Route 128. Lynnfield police tried to stop the car, but the two males then bailed out in Lynn at the corner of Rockingham and Chestnut. State police were also on-scene with a K-9 unit along with Lynn and Lynnfield officers who set up a search perimeter. The car was towed away.
  • 11:04 p.m. A caller reported someone was hiding in the bushes at the corner of Central Street and Wilson Terrace and throwing water balloons at cars.

July 12

  • 9:52 a.m. A caller on Lynn Street complained of a feral cat coming into her yard and killing birds. The Animal Control Officer advised her to stop feeding the cat and to contact feral rescues for traps.
  • 11:19 p.m. A 22-year-old Peabody man was issued a summons for speeding and driving to endanger, following a car accident on Lynnfield Street. The man's SUV rolled over and snapped a utility pole in half. He was transported to Salem Hospital. See related story.

July 13

  • 2:26 a.m. A caller on Dennis Street reported a male tried to break into her apartment. Police spoke with Salem officers who identified the suspect with a last known address on Boston Street in Salem at the city line. Police said the suspect might have been armed with a gun. Peabody and Salem officers checked on the man's apartment and reported back that he was never at the Dennis Street apartment that night.
  • 12:21 p.m. A 65-year-old Peabody woman was transported to Salem Hospital, following a two-car accident at the corner of Lynch and Holden streets. The woman's SUV rolled over onto its side, but she was not trapped inside.

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