Cat Litter, Feces Dumped in North Salem Truck
The following information was provided by the Salem Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The Salem Police responded to the following calls on Saturday and Sunday. For a full list of arrests, click here.
Saturday, Feb. 12
12:56 a.m. — A loud house party was reported on School Street. Police said a resident was issued a noise violation fine. The resident was cooperative, police said, and the gathering was dispersed.
1:03 a.m. — Police received multiple calls about a large and loud house party at a Geneva Street residence. When they arrived, police said they heard "extremely loud" music and they made contact with the three hosts of the party. Officers said there were over 40 people in the apartment and alcoholic beverages in the home. The hosts were told to turn the music off and have everyone leave, which they did. Police said an officer went to the same residence on Feb. 10, for the same complaint and one of the residents was issued a citation for violating the city ordinance. "Due to the time of night and multiple complaints of the loud party and total disregard for the quality of life for other tenants in the neighborhood," Joshua Vokes, Alex Greenwood and Ryan Frost were arrested, police said. All three were also issued citations for violating the city's noise ordinance.
1:08 a.m. — A person in an electric wheelchair in the road was reported on Highland Avenue. Police were not able to locate the person.
1:26 a.m. — Police responded to a dispute over towing at Hertz Rent-a-Car on Canal Street.
1:38 a.m. — A missing person was reported on Boston Street.
1:41 a.m. — Loud music was reported on Cherry Street. Police said the music was turned off.
1:47 a.m. — A man pounding on a door was reported on Collins Street. Police found the man pounding on a back window to be let it. Officers said he was highly intoxicated. The was no answer at the door, and after making numerous attempts to contact the man's live-in girlfriend via phone, police said they took the man into protective custody. The man said he did not have keys and simply wanted to be let in.
3:01 a.m. — Police responded to a possible fight on Salem Street. When they arrived, officers said loud music was heard. The music was shut off and police said "there were three guests present who were not pleased at the music being shut off. They did indicate that the music should be allowed to be played loud because it was Friday." One of the officers reminded the group that it was actually Saturday, and if police had to return, it could result in the arrest of everyone in the apartment.
3:10 a.m. – A fight outside an Endicott Street building was reported. Police said they found a man who had six people in the apartment and he said he had to tell his friend to leave, and the friend started to get loud. While police were there, the friend kept buzzing the apartment and he had come back looking to get some items. Police said everyone was advised to end the party for the night.
5:28 a.m. — Police responded to North Shore Medical Center on a report a mental health counselor had been assaulted.
8:51 a.m. — An undesirable at a Lafayette Street laundromat was reported.
11:08 a.m. — Damage to a vehicle on Liberty Hill Avenue was reported. Police said a passenger window was open and there was cat litter and animal feces in the passenger compartment of the truck. Police are investigating the incident.
11:41 a.m. — Police responded to Harbor Street to check on three people in the basement. Police found five people in the basement and not one of them lived there. They were advised to leave. None of the people had warrants or no trespass orders, police said.
2:09 a.m. — A stolen shopping carriage was reported at the Family Dollar Store. Police spoke with the woman, who was located on Broadway Street, and she said she was using it to transport her laundry. She was advised to return the carriage immediately, which she did. She was issued a no trespass order to the Family Dollar Store.
7:19 p.m. — A man in a wheel chair in the street was reported at Broad and Pickering streets. He was told to get out of the street for the third time that night, police said.
7:26 p.m. — Fire and police responded to Heritage Drive on a report of an alarm sounding and smoke in the building. Police said food was left cooking in the oven and it burned. The fire department brought in fans to air the home out.
8 p.m. — A kitchen fire was reported on Pope Street. The Salem Fire Department put the kitchen fire out, which was caused by oil in a pan, police said.
8:46 p.m. — Three loud bangs were reported at Green and Messervy streets. Police said a woman said she heard gunshots, not fireworks. Police were not able to locate any disturbances.
11:19 p.m. — Police received a nose complaint about loud bangs/possible gun shots on Roslyn Street. Police were not able to find anything.
11:32 p.m. — A loud party was reported on West Avenue.
Sunday, Feb. 12
1:08 a.m. — Police received a noise complaint on Canal Street. Officers said they ended a large college party with about 50 attendees. The residents were issued citations.
1:25 a.m. — Officers responded to Washington Street on a report a bar was not closed. Police said there were no beverages being consumed, the employees were just cleaning up for the night.
5:24 a.m. — Loud music was reported on Pope Street.
5:49 a.m. — Police received a reported of a man yelling in the street at Rockdale and Belleview avenues. Officers were not able to locate the man.
12:11 p.m. — A motor vehicle break-in was reported on Highland Avenue.
2 p.m. — A lost pocketbook was reported on Grant Road.
2:05 p.m. — An out-of-control patient was reported at North Shore Medical Center.
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