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.

June 2

  • 1:08 p.m. A 19-year-old Swampscott female was transported to Salem Hospital by ambulance after she was hit by a car at the corner of Washington and Sewall streets. The Toyota Camry was driven by a 55-year-old Peabody man. No charges or citations were filed at the time.
  • 8:50 p.m. Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Main Street near . The male was transported to Mass. General Hospital. No information was available on the suspect vehicle, police said.
  • 10:09 p.m. Police responded to a report of a dispute between the manager and an employee at . The caller said an employee was asked to leave and threw a hot dog at her. The worker was then picked up by a taxi, police said.

June 3

  • 1:39 a.m. A Winnegance Avenue resident reported he just returned home to find someone broke into his home. Police said a rear sliding door was smashed. A sapphire ring and a box of jewelry were taken.
  • 4:01 p.m. The manager at  reported a loose pit bull was in the parking lot. Lynnfield sent its Animal Control Officer over. Police were unable to contact the dog's owner. About 30 minutes later, police received a complaint of some kids trying to catch a pitbull near the highway at  (next door to the hotel). Police said the owners showed up this time and collected the dog.
  • 9:14 p.m. A female caller reported her personal information was being posted on an online gaming site. Police instructed the woman to contact the game company and have it remove her information from the site.

June 4

  • 8:54 a.m. A Cunha Road resident reported her umbrella was stolen from her backyard. She said the umbrella was valued at $200. The woman called back at 12:40 p.m. to report she found the missing item -- it was up on her roof.
  • 3:55 p.m. A 27-year-old Chelsea woman and a 26-year-old Revere man were both issued court summonses, following a report from a caller on Colfax Street of a suspicious motor vehicle. The caller said two people were picking up scrap metal from the trash when the female of the pair took a package from a person's porch and placed that into the truck as well. The woman will be charged with receiving stolen property and larceny under $250 while the man will be charged with trespassing. An officer returned the package to the proper home.

June 5

  • 3:57 p.m. A 43-year-old Peabody man was arrested on Loring Avenue in Salem by Swampscott and Salem police. He was charged with domestic assault and battery in connection to an assault on Humphrey Street in Marblehead. Police said the man was driving a white van with the lettering "Juan in a Million" on the side.
  • 3:04 p.m. A caller reported her mother was a victim of a telephone scam. The woman was scammed out of $1,800 cash by a person claiming to be her grandnephew.
  • 9:58 pm. A homeowner on Ralph Road reported he was drinking with a friend when that man became out of control. He said he pushed the friend out of the house and was now holding a baseball bat inside the house. He was transported to his residence for the night.


June 6

  • 10:21 a.m. A 70-year-old resident reported an antique wedding band was stolen from his car while he was at the  on Central Street the day before.
  • 12:31 p.m. The Animal Control Officer received a message from a Harris Street resident complaining about the odor coming from the neighbor's chickens. The ACO spoke with the city's Health Department and learned the woman had already filed a complaint there. The Board of Health regulates permits for chickens and other birds in Peabody. The ACO said she left a return message with the complainant, informing her the Health Department had jurisdiction over such complaints and would investigate on its own.
  • 8:38 p.m. Police received a call reporting that some kids lit the basketball nets on fire at Macarthur Park. Officers responded to the scene and said the suspects were three white males wearing white shirts and black shorts. Police said they had actually set the basketball on fire first and the nets caught fire as the trio continued shooting hoops.

June 7

  • 7:49 a.m. The owner of the  on Washington Street reported someone stole a bush from outside the store overnight. The thief was caught on a surveillance camera.
  • 2:32 p.m. Police received a report of nine people stuck in an elevator at Pilgrim Nursing Home. The elevator was fixed by the Fire Department.
  • 6:28 p.m. A caller on County Street reported a dispute with her tenant. Police said the two were arguing over cigarette ashes.

June 8

  • 1:58 a.m. An officer reported that while on a detail in Peabody Square he witnessed a train go through the intersection without using crossing lights and while the traffic light was green, causing two motor vehicles to come close to striking the train. The railroad company was notified and was sending someone out to look at the crossing.
  • 11:54 a.m. An employee at called to report a guest who may be using the room for illegal activities. Police said a male left the area without incident and a female was given until the end of the day to remove her belongings from the room.
  • 1:43 p.m. A 20-year-old female was arrested on a warrant, following a two-car accident at the corner of Lowell and Goodale streets. The warrant charges were for breaking and entering, receiving stolen property, receiving stolen motor vehicle and drug possession.


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