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Police Log: 7-11-20

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All address information, particularly arrests, reflect police records. In the event of a perceived inaccuracy, it is the sole responsibility of the concerned party to contact the relevant police department and have the department issue a notice of correction to the Daily Item. Corrections or clarifications will not be made without express notice of change from the arresting police department. 

LYNN 

Arrest 

John Hartford, 20, was arrested on warrant charges of receiving stolen property, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop/yield, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct at 10:25 a.m. Friday. 

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2:54 p.m. Thursday at 80 Granite St.; at 3:55 p.m. Thursday at 290 Broadway; at 8:12 a.m. Friday at Bay View and Western avenues; at 10:20 a.m. Friday at Maple Street and Western Avenue.  

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 7:48 p.m. Thursday at Adams and Sheridan streets; at 9:21 p.m. Thursday at Buffum and Liberty streets.  

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 7:59 p.m. Thursday at 18 Wolcott Road; at 9:24 p.m. Thursday at Broad and Market streets; at 1:14 a.m. Friday at 225 Boston St.   

Assaults 

A report of an assault at 7:10 p.m. Thursday on S Common Street. 

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 7:55 p.m. Thursday at 346 Boston St. 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 11:15 p.m. Thursday at 60 Granite St. 

Complaints 

A report of an injured cop at 5:24 p.m. Thursday at 300 Washington St.

Theft 

A report of a larceny at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at 118 Chestnut St.; at 5:58 p.m. Thursday at 103 Johnson St. 

A report of a motor vehicle theft at 10:36 a.m. Friday at 671 Lynnway. 

 

MARBLEHEAD 

Accidents 

A caller from a doctor’s office reported a bicyclist rode into a parked car that belonged to a patient at 10:22 a.m. Thursday on Atlantic Avenue. 

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 8:47 a.m. Thursday on Bessom Street A caller reported a cinder block was used to smash the window. The DPW was notified for glass cleanup. 

Complaints 

A report of a disturbance at 9:36 p.m. Thursday at Marblehead Harbor. A caller reported people were yelling and screaming on a boat in Doliber’s Cove. The harbormaster spoke with two male teenagers on the boat who were quiet, but relayed that there were 10 females swimming into the Grace Oliver’s Beach who were hooting and hollering.  

Theft 

A report of stolen plants at 8:52 p.m. Thursday on Pleasant Street. A caller reported she saw someone pull up to her flower shop in a black Corvette, steal some plants and then drive off. The man told police he had left $20 in cash for the plants underneath the door. He returned to the shop to point out where he left the money and police reported everyone involved was satisfied with the outcome.

Vandalism 

A report of graffiti at 5:47 p.m. Thursday on Mugford Street. A caller reported she noticed a swastika and some other writing with racial slurs on the side of a house while she was walking by. The building owner was notified and said she would try to clean it up when she returned home later that night. 

 

PEABODY 

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:19 p.m. Thursday at 21 Caller St. 

A report of a police motor vehicle crash at 8:02 a.m. Friday at the Police Department at 6 Allens Lane. A police vehicle backed into a dumpster.

Complaints 

A report of suspicious activity at 8:55 a.m. Friday at the Police Department at 6 Allens Lane. A caller reported someone was taking pictures of the parking lot and thought it was one of the police agitators. 

Suspicious activity was reported at 2:43 p.m. Friday at 2 Pump Station Road. A caller reported a person was having an episode near his vehicle. Police reported the person was upset about running out of gas and was waiting for his mother to bring him gas. A neighbor assisted with providing gas to the person. 

SALEM 

Arrests 

Michael Mackie, 48, of 71 Sumner St., Gloucester, was arrested and charged with Class E drug possession with intent to distribute and violation of the city knife ordinance at 12:41 p.m. Friday. 

Thomas F. Mackie, 36, of 71 Sumner St., Gloucester, was arrested and charged with no inspection/sticker, Class B drug possession, Class E drug possession and violation of the city knife ordinance at 1 p.m. Friday. 

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 9:45 a.m. Thursday on Pickman Road; at 2:06 p.m. Thursday at Broad Street and Dalton Parkway; at 2:16 p.m. Thursday at 40 Walter St.; at 3:13 p.m. Thursday at 450 Highland Ave.; at 9:54 a.m. Friday at 9 Heritage Drive; at 10:37 a.m. Friday at 323 Highland Ave.  

Theft 

A report of a larceny at 2:54 p.m. Thursday at 109 Congress St.; at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 295 Derby St. 

 

SAUGUS

Burglary

Police received a call at 10:40 a.m. Friday about a motor vehicle break and enter on Broadway. An officer was dispatched for a report. 

Complaints

A caller at 10:57 p.m. Thursday reported she saw a group of teenagers who appeared to be intoxicated in front of a house on Golden Hills Rd. who were yelling at cars. Dispatched officers performed a search of the area and reported all seemed to be in order. 

A caller at 9:24 p.m. Thursday reported several cars parking on her street (Cheever Ave.) with teens exiting the cars and going into the woods. Officers were dispatched to disperse the teens. 

Police received a call at 8:37 p.m. Thursday about several youths in the area of Newhall Ave. banging on windows. An area check was performed and no youths were located. 

Police received a call at 8:16 p.m. Thursday from a man who reported he was approached by a white male, approximately 6 feet with LSW brown shorts, sneakers, and no shirt who the caller believed appeared to be on drugs and who may be suicidal. Dispatched officers were unable to locate the man. 

Police received a call at 8:10 p.m. Thursday from a resident of the apartments on Newhall Ave. who reported a female from a neighboring apartment screaming for assistance in the hallway. Dispatched officers reported speaking with the parties in that unit and determined no services were needed. 

Vandalism

A caller at 8:45 a.m. Friday reported his vehicles were damaged on July 8 by someone throwing fireworks under the vehicle. An officer was dispatched to Appleton St. where they reported no damage and that the caller simply wanted the incident documented. 

Wellbeing check

Police received a call at 7:12 a.m. Friday about a Black male with no shirt on walking in the median on Broadway. A dispatched officer reported being unable to locate the man. 

 

SWAMPSCOTT 

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 10:56 a.m. Thursday at 584 Humphrey St.; at 11:08 a.m. Thursday on Bar Link Way.

Complaints 

A report of a neighborhood dispute at 10:16 p.m. Thursday at 406 Paradise Road. A caller reported her neighbor began swearing at them after her child let the neighbor into their house. 

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