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TALES FROM THE POLICE LOG: May 5-11

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

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

May 5

  • 2:53 a.m. A 58-year-old Peabody man was arrested, following a report of a domestic disturbance at his home. He was charged with domestic assault and battery, two counts of assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest. Police were called to the scene by a neighbor. Officers said the man attacked a female and then fled the scene on foot.

May 6

  • 7:33 p.m. A caller on Crane Avenue reported one of his neighbors was speeding through the neighborhood. Police spoke to a 79-year-old Goodale Street resident and advised him to slow down.
  • 8:28 p.m. A 49-year-old Endicott Street resident and a 43-year-old homeless Peabody man were both arrested, following a report of a disturbance at a Washington Street apartment. The Endicott Street man was charged on an outstanding warrant from Essex Superior Court while the homeless man was charged on a straight warrant from Lawrence District Court. He was also issued a summons on two charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

May 7

  • 12:47 a.m. A caller at Mobile Estates on Route 1 reported someone entered his residence while he wasn't home and stole a $400 camera, $100 in loose change, jewelry valued at $500 and a baseball card collection worth $4,000.
  • 7:34 p.m. A caller on Washington Street reported a male was urinating her driveway. Police checked the area, but could not find anyone.
  • 11:13 p.m. An officer reported a truck piled with metal was coming out of  and then went down Second Street. The officer spoke to the individuals and told them to return the metal. He then followed them to Farm Avenue across from the city garage. The officer said it appeared there was a metal fence being installed on the lot.

May 8

  • 9:18 a.m. A 25-year-old Lynn man was arrested at a Central Street apartment on two outstanding warrants from Salem District Court. Police assisted Lynn probation officers in serving the warrants. The charges were for multiple counts of assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon, armed robbery and armed assault in a dwelling.
  • 10:48 p.m. A caller reported two males pulled a knife on him in the area of Main and Caller streets. The suspects were described as a young white male on a bicycle, wearing a jacket or sweatshirt and jeans, and a black male or dark-skinned Hispanic wearing a jacket and jeans. Police identified a possible suspect, a 19-year-old resident, but were unable to contact him. An officer later reported it appeared no assault took place and was possibly a mental health issue.

May 9

  • 8:59 a.m. A 64-year-old Lynn man was issued a summons for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, following a report of a hit-and-run car accident near the site of the Container Store at the mall. A caller reported a man drove through a fence of the construction site, got out to look at the damage and then took off in the car, headed toward Shaw's. Two sections of fence were damaged and valued at $400.
  • 7:53 p.m. A caller reported a driver was emptying large amounts of trash on the ground in the parking lot outside . Police were unable to find anyone suspcious.
  • 10:27 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious motor vehicle was out next to a Dumpster at an apartment building on Central Street. The caller said the occupant of the car was urinating on the property.

May 10

  • 4:20 a.m. Police received a report of a single car into a pole behind the  on Route 1. No injuries were reported, but the pole was knocked down.
  • 3:17 p.m. Police responded to a car accident at Bosun's Marine on Route 1. Police said it appeared the vehicle came off the highway, striking and damaging a boat.
  • 6:02 p.m. A caller on Felton Street reported a group of seven to eight youths were playing in traffic. He said the youths were stepping in front of cars and trying to hit the vehicles as they drove by. Police located the youths and said they weren't causing any problems at the time.

May 11

  • 12:59 p.m. A caller reported he saw someone tie a dog to a tree in and then leave the area in a black Monte Carlo. An officer took the dog -- a female tan and white boxer with a pink collar -- to .
  • 1:29 p.m. A caller on Route 114 reported a burglary at the person's home. Police said a window on a door was broken. It was unknown at the time what was stolen.

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