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Police were called to 45 Washington St. at 7:38 a.m. for a past assault. Some were taken to Salem Hospital and police arrested Manel Vagas, 39, of 45 Washington St., Apt. 1, Peabody. Vergas was charged with assault and battery and strangulation or suffocation.

A resident of 88 Aborn St. reported at 7:40 a.m. that she found an open window and scattered items in the apartment. She said she would meet an officer in the back.

A caller from 11 North End St. reported at 12:46 p.m. that she saw a woman walk onto a neighbor’s porch, pick up a speakerphone, place it in her car, and drive away toward the carroll school. Police have confirmed who the rightful owner is.

Police were dispatched to Preserve North after a caller reported his 11-year-old neighbor had been locked out of his apartment. An officer transported the minor to her Higgins Middle School in Cruiser 18. The officer contacted the minor’s father, who returned her to their apartment.

A caller from the Tropical Smoothie Cafe reported that a co-worker received a call from the “Treasury Department” on her cell phone instructing her to withdraw all cash from the company’s cash registers and go to Walgreens from the across the street to buy gift cards, but the clerk refused, so she left. Police issued a BOLO to the woman’s vehicle and it was located by Shaw’s. The woman was inside the store, but she had already given the gift card number to the scammer. The officer has documented the case and will speak with the business owner.


Police were called to Lakeside School, 629 Lowell Street, at 12:05 p.m. to a disturbance between four minors. The school did not allow officers to enter school grounds. An officer documented their action.

An ambulance was dispatched to Marrs Park on Home Street at 6.05pm after a child was injured after falling from a swing.

A party at 90 Avalon Drive reported at 7:11 p.m. that a man in his twenties, 6ft tall, wearing a dark shirt and red and black sweatpants, attempted to enter through his front door, and it had happened before. . He wasn’t sure if the group lived nearby. The officer will check the neighborhood.

Police were called to nearby 2 Robert Road and 11 Wentworth Road at 7.42pm to a large group of teenagers ringing doorbells and running into yards. One of the teenagers has been identified as living in a community center and police have spoken with his parents.

A driver notified police at 10.49pm at the intersection of Lowell Street and Broadview Road of a car all over the road with no headlights on. He said the other vehicle nearly hit his vehicle. Police stopped the vehicle at the intersection of Lowell Street and Meadowview Road and arrested the operator, Kim Marie Shanahan, 58, of 486 Merrimack Ave., Peabody. She was charged with impaired driving and a motor vehicle headlight violation.


A caller from 10 Elliott Place reported, at 5:15 p.m., that his grandson’s bike, a purple, gray and black Big Flyer SE worth $800, had been stolen. The correspondent called back to report that the bicycle had been located.

A caller from Sina’s Kabob House, 150 Main St. reported, at 9:32 p.m., a suspicious vehicle that returns each night. The officer spoke with the driver, who said he was a Doordash driver and waits in that area when taking orders.



Police were dispatched to 227 Highland Ave., at 4:12 p.m., for an unwanted or unwanted guest.

An officer was dispatched to 200 Essex Street at 6.57pm to speak with a party who said they had been threatened.

An officer was called to 17 Paradise Road at 7:27 p.m. for a shoplifting.

A report of a suspicious person and/or motor vehicle brought police to the vicinity of Marlborough Road and Verdon Street at 8:26 p.m.


At 3 Horton St., party notified police at 12:32 a.m. of the theft of a motor vehicle or motor vehicle license plate.

Police were dispatched to 429 Highland Ave. at 2:29 a.m. to break up a fight.

A report of vandalism or graffiti brought police to 1 New Liberty St. at 9:05 a.m.

Police were dispatched to 83 Bridge St. at 10:17 a.m. to report a robbery.

Complaint of fraud or scam brings officer to 4 Paradise Road, 10:34 a.m.

Report of another robbery brought officers to 56 Tremont Street at 11:15 p.m.

Another report of fraud or scam brought officers to 56 Tremont Street at 11:14 a.m.

Officers were dispatched to 4 Harrison Ave. at 3:08 p.m. to quell a disturbance.



Police were called to 57 Dodge Street at 4 p.m. to report a shoplifting.

A disturbance between neighbors brought police to 38 Northridge Road at 5.36pm.

Two officers and a sergeant were sent to a house in Balch Street at 6.31pm after a man was seen grabbing a branch, entering a house and then hearing a child cry .

Police were dispatched to Pasture Road at 10.12pm after a resident called to complain about young people knocking on the door.

Police, fire and ambulance were dispatched at 10:27 p.m. to the vicinity of 295 Dodge St. for a car in a fence. The police arrested Ryan E.Murphy42, of 2 Miles River Lane, Wenham, and charged him with impaired driving.


An officer was dispatched to 69 Neptune Street at 6:52 a.m. to report a stolen vehicle.

Police were dispatched to 14 Bartlett Street at 11:40 a.m. to check on two elderly women who did not look well.

The police intervened at 346 rue Rantoul, at 1:22 p.m., for a broken front window.

Three officers were dispatched to Hilltop Drive at 2 p.m. for a party with a stick, shouting in the Hilltop Drive parking lot.

An officer attended 175 Elliott Street at 4:23 p.m. to investigate a food truck scam.

A bicycle was reported stolen at 5:16 p.m. from an apartment at 139 Park St.

Police found a stolen Jeep at 6:29 p.m. on the street near 14 Oceanside Drive.

Two officers were dispatched to 15 New Balch St., at 7:40 p.m. to dispatch a group of disruptive children to the area on the way.

A group called the police, at 8:49 p.m., to report a stolen bicycle at the Stop & Shop, 224 Elliott St.

Police were dispatched to Essex Street and Thoreau Circle at 10:31 p.m. to report that his vehicle had been stolen.


Police were dispatched to Cabot Street on the Salem line at 12:40 p.m. to assist Salem police in a car accident.

A property damage crash brought police to nearby Beckford and Mill Streets at 1:47 a.m.

Two officers were dispatched to 126-127 Water St. at 1:49 a.m. to search for a suspicious party.

Police were called to 10 Webster Ave. at 10 a.m. to check on a man and woman walking around the property.

Police and an ambulance were called to an Amherst Road address at 11.05am for a possible suicidal woman.

Officers were dispatched to 38 Bow Street at 3.33pm for a man taking items from the house.

Police, fire and ambulance were dispatched to Albany Circle at 3:40 p.m. to help a man who had multiple bee stings.

Police were dispatched to Conant St. at 4:52 p.m. to disperse a fishing party on MBTA property.



An officer was dispatched to McDonalds, 77 High St., to speak to a 12-year-old who refused to leave.


Police have been dispatched to the area of ​​Salem Plumbing Supply, 10 Newbury St. for a black bear in the woods. The ACO has been notified.

Police were called to the Putnamville Reservoir, 320 Locust Street, at 4:40 p.m. for several dead geese.


An officer was dispatched to the Prince Street area at 12:14 p.m. for a road rage incident.

An ambulance was dispatched to St. John’s Prep Athletic Commons at 3:40 p.m. for a group that had suffered a traumatic injury.

Police attended The Home Depot, Route 1, 92 Newbury St., at 8:22 p.m. for a former shoplifter.

Police were dispatched to Target, 240 Independence Way, at 8:52 p.m. for the theft of a wallet.

Police were called to the Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., at 11 p.m. to entice an unwanted guest, a former employee, to leave the premises.

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An officer and a fire truck were dispatched to Tedesco Street at 11:02 a.m. for a motor vehicle accident.

Unemployment fraud report brought police to West Shore Drive, 1:07 p.m.

Police arrested and cited a driver at 8:24 p.m. on Tedesco Street.

An officer was sent to Tedesco Street at 9:19 p.m. to settle a disturbance.

At 10:20 p.m., police pulled over and cited a driver on Kimball Street.


An officer was dispatched to Harbor Avenue and Foster Street at 9:21 a.m. to enforce the speed.

Police were called to Humphrey Street at 10:14 a.m. to calm an argument between neighbours.

An officer was dispatched to Angelica Terrace at 1:20 p.m., to take a report of theft, forgery or fraud.

A report of blackmail and/or harassment brought an officer to Pleasant Street at 7 p.m.


Police were dispatched to six different intersections throughout the city at 6:50 p.m. to provide traffic control for the Wicked Half Marathon.


Police, fire and ambulance were dispatched to Humphrey St. at 12:24 a.m. for a car accident.

Two officers were dispatched to Commercial Street at 2:10 p.m. to investigate a complaint about someone’s pet being held hostage.

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