Here are the highlights, for one reason or another, from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log this week.
- 2:16 p.m. Mall security reported "graphic photos" were sent to the Aerie store in the mall and there were also multiple suspicious phone calls received during the week. Police said no threats were made and there wasn't a return address on the envelope.
- 10:47 p.m. A caller reported a male with a cane and a blue sweatshirt was walking down Washington Street and urinated on the door to Paddy Kelly's. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the man.
- 3:37 p.m. A Peabody man reported his ex-girlfriend showed up at his house on Lynn Street and started smashing his belongings and threatened him with a knife. He said he had since left his house. The female in question then walked into the lobby of the police station and was detained by officers. After an investigation into the incident, police arrested both individuals. The man, a 43-year-old resident, was charged with aggravated domestic assault and battery and violating a restraining order. The woman, a 26-year-old Beverly resident, was charged with domestic assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property over $250.
- 4:38 p.m. The manager at Brooksby Farm reported a person was refusing to pay for apples after picking them. The manager then called back and said the person paid up before the officer arrived.
- 7:09 p.m. A caller reported a possible intoxicated driver. The person said a female entered the 7-Eleven on Lynn Street, was slurring her words and had trouble walking. The female got back into her car with difficulty, struggled to back up from her parking spot and took off down Lynn Street toward Lynn. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the car.
- 7:18 p.m. A caller reported a man threw a duck out of his truck on Lake Street. Police checked the area, but did not find the bird.
- 8:54 a.m. A 22-year-old Peabody man was arrested at his home on Pine Street on three warrants -- two from Peabody and one from another department. The charges included 10 counts of larceny by check, along with check forgery, uttering a false check and drug possession.
- 3:05 p.m. Police responded to a burglar alarm at a Michelle Road home. Police said the alarm was triggered by someone trying to enter a basement window. Neighbors told police they saw a white male running out the back door. He was described as thin, 19 or 20 years old, with red hair and wearing a red tee shirt, black sweat pants and white sneakers. A state police K-9 unit was called in from Tewksbury, along with two K-9s from the Sheriff's Department. Police searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
- 3:46 p.m. Police received a report of a gray Honda Accord being driven recklessly down Lowell Street. The car was allegedly passing multiple vehicles, going through stop signs and crossing marked lanes. The license plate came back as registered to the state Department of Transportation for its Route 114 site in Danvers. Police were unable to find the car.
- 7:38 p.m. A 54-year-old Peabody man was transported to Mass. General Hospital after his car struck a fire hydrant on Pulaski Street. Police said a second vehicle was involved in the accident. Pulaski Street was closed temporarily by police and the Water Department was notified to fix the leaking hydrant. The victim's car was towed from the scene.
- 10:09 a.m. A caller reported a customer at TD Bank on Cross Street became angry and started throwing things at her face. The customer was upset over charges on his account. Police said security officers would handle the incident.
- 6:13 p.m. A 43-year-old Lynn woman was arrested, following a report of suspicious activity on Diane Road. She was charged on a trial court warrant, breaking and entering for a misdemeanor, furnishing a false name and obstruction of justice. A caller said a white female was roaming the area and attempted to enter a white truck until the owner yelled at her. The woman said she was waiting for a white truck to pick her up. Police said that after further investigation and a return of her fingerprints, her identity came back with a different name and age.
- 8:53 p.m. A state police major requested assistance with an accident at the corner of Lowell Street and Roosevelt Avenue. He said a skateboarder hit his cruiser. Officers assisted with traffic and said they would wait for a state police accident reconstruction team. One person was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
- 1:13 a.m. A 33-year-old Gloucester man was arrested, following a motor vehicle stop at the corner of Washington and Main streets. He was charged with a third offense of driving under the influence, subsequent offense of driving with a suspended license, a marked lanes violation and furnishing a false name.
- 8:36 a.m. An officer checking the property at Bonkers Fun House reported finding a suspicious package behind Bonkers. The package was filled with merchandise from CVS. Twenty items totaling $267 was returned to the manager at CVS.
- 2:42 p.m. A caller at Alcea Jewelry Outlet on Route 114 reported a male came into the store and made some threatening comments before leaving on foot. He was described as a white male with scruffy facial hair, wearing jeans, a blue tee shirt and dark-colored sneakers. The caller said the male threatened to "hold up" the store. Police checked the surrounding area, but did not find the suspect.
- 9:21 a.m. A 35-year-old Peabody man was issued a court summons for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, driving with a suspended license and a marked lanes violation, following a report of a hit-and-run car accident on Swampscott Avenue. A gold SUV struck a parked car and fled the scene.
- 4:31 p.m. A caller reported her car was vandalized while she was getting work done at Desi's Auto on Route 1. She said that sometime since Friday her tires were slashed, the vehicle was keyed and the interior damaged.
- 6:25 p.m. Police received multiple calls of a garage on fire at 48 Paleologos St. See related story.
- 9:35 a.m. A Putnam Street resident reported someone wrote in the still-wet cement on the sidewalk.