Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 1-20-21

 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
Jashauna Jackson, 28, was arrested and charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct at 5:39 p.m. Monday.

Accidents
A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:55 p.m. Monday at 50 Western Ave.

Overdose
A report of an overdose at 5:35 p.m. Monday on Chestnut Street.

Theft
A report of a motor vehicle theft at 4:14 p.m. Monday at 309 Boston St.

MARBLEHEAD

Accidents
A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 6:54 p.m. Monday on Harris Street.

Complaints
A report of unemployment fraud at 12:01 p.m. Saturday on Adams Road
A caller reported a young man who shows up at the park regularly was near the far end of the gazebo at 2:04 p.m. Saturday on Front Street. The caller said the man wears the same clothes every day and carries a big pack. The man had reportedly rolled a joint and was smoking it, and the caller wanted him checked out. Police reported the man was just sitting there swinging and that he was all set.
A report of fraudulent checks at 10:06 a.m. Monday on Pleasant Street. A caller reported he had been notified by his bank that someone had written fraudulent checks under his business name. Some of the checks were stopped, but others were cashed.
A report of a guy hitting golf balls at 3:52 p.m. Monday on West Shore Drive. A caller reported there was a guy hitting golf balls in the park and that she wanted it to stop. She claimed that the town’s parks and recreation department had said it was illegal to hit golf balls on park property. A dispatch officer left a message with the town regarding what the protocol was for enforcement, in terms of the claimed ruling.

Fire
A report of a chimney fire at 2:58 p.m. Monday on Mohawk Road. Police reported there was smoke coming from the chimney. The fire department responded.

Theft
A report of a larceny/forgery/fraud at 10:03 p.m. Monday on Meadow Lane. A caller reported he purchased a Playstation online, but that the seller had blocked him after he sent the initial payment and did not complete the sales transaction.

PEABODY

Arrest
James F. Swales, 50, of 23 Warren St., Apt. 3, was arrested on a warrant at 6:32 a.m. Tuesday.

Accidents
A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 10:15 a.m. Monday at 56 Endicott St.
A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:01 p.m. Monday at 43 Central St. and 2 Elm St.; at 3:13 p.m. Monday at 6 Stone Drive.

Vandalism
A caller reported vandalism to her vehicle at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday at 61 Washington St.

SAUGUS

Accidents
Police received a call at 2:29 p.m. Sunday from a man who reported an Audi struck his Honda Odyssey near Macy’s at the Square One Mall on Broadway and left the lot without exchanging information.
A manager on scene reported a male in a black Nissan struck a handicap sign at Home Depot on Broadway at 12:25 p.m. Sunday.
Police received a call for a motor vehicle accident with injury at 8:56 p.m. Sunday on Walnut Street.
Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident  at 8:52 a.m. Sunday on Main Street and Broadway.

Breaking and Entering
A woman called the station at 3:33 p.m. Monday to report her motor vehicle was broken into in the last 30 minutes while parked at Kasabuski Rink and items were stolen. Officers were dispatched for more information.

Missing Person
Police received a missing person report at 1:28 a.m. Tuesday.

Theft
A caller reported at 10:27 a.m. Monday that rims were stolen off of a motor vehicle at Pro Collision Center on Hamilton Street sometime overnight. An officer was dispatched for a report.
Loss Prevention at Macy’s on Broadway called at 6:06 p.m. Monday to report two females were in the loss prevention office with no ID. Officers were dispatched for more information.

Vandalism
A caller reported at 11:38 a.m. Monday that an unknown party threw some kind of liquid at her car. An officer dispatched to the scene at Kohl’s Department Store on Broadway reported speaking with the woman, who was upset about an iced coffee that was spilled on her vehicle. 

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