'Intimate Solicitations' Made on Fort Avenue
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 Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
3:26 p.m. — Larceny of a bank card was reported on Dearborn Street.
4:07 p.m. — A suspicious man was reported on Lafayette Street.
4:15 p.m. — A suspicious man was reported at a different location on Lafayette Street. Police responded to Salem Laundry on a report of a man harassing customers. Police said he left when approached by the owner of the business. Police were not able to find the suspicious person, and the man who reported the incident was advised to call the police back if there were further issues.
4:30 p.m. — A board with nails in the roadway was reported on Highland Avenue. Police were not able to locate it.
4:32 p.m. — Police said a hypodermic needle was found on Washington Street. It was retrieved and disposed of properly, police said.
6:27 p.m. — An issue with a landlord was reported on Loring Avenue.
6:34 p.m. — A suspicious party was reported on Summer Street.
8:13 p.m. — Debit card fraud was reported on Eden Street.
8:38 p.m. — A stolen bike was reported on Washington Street.
9:17 p.m. — An undesirable man was reported on Webb Street.
9:18 p.m. — Malicious damage was reported on Mason Street.
9:47 p.m. — Found bikes were reported on Lafayette Street.
10:23 p.m. — A lost wallet was found on Congress Street.
11:21 p.m. — A man pounding on a door was reported on First Street. Before they arrived, police said a man left in a beige car.
11:44 p.m. — Police received a call that a daughter left a house on Federal Street.
Wednesday, Feb. 22
12:12 a.m. — Police received a call that a person had a substance in a bag at Lifebridge.
12:13 a.m. — A person was approached on Fort Avenue by the Willows. A man told the officer he was approached another man "making intimate solicitations," police said. Police said a brief description of the man was provided. The officer were not able to locate the suspect.
12:47 a.m. — A person giving a cab driver problems was reported on Derby Street. A member of the security staff from Murphy's said a man was having a difficult time getting into a taxi. Police said John F. Sullivan Jr. (see below) had active warrants and was placed into custody.
12:57 a.m. — Three men trying door handles were reported on Shillaber Street.
1:17 a.m. — The smell of marijuana was reported on Prince Street. Police said the house was in darkness and there were no problems.
1:27 a.m. — A loud party was reported on Becket Street. Police said the resident was having a small get together. The music was shut off, police said.
8:55 a.m. — Identity theft was reported on Pope Street.
9:59 a.m. — A man looking into cars was reported on Swampscott Road.
10:04 a.m. — Police said a no trespass order was reported at Tavern in the Square. Police said the manager told them he found a man in the bathroom and he comes in often and make a mess. A no trespass order was issued for the person. An order was served in hand, police said.
10:26 a.m. — A gas odor was reported at Lafayette Street and Loring Avenue.
11:31 a.m. — Police received a call a person was threatened on Upham Street.
12:07 p.m. — Damage to a vehicle door was reported on Leggs Hills Road.
12:11 p.m. — A stolen bike was reported on Washington Street.
12:55 p.m. — Police said a stolen cell phone was reported on Heritage Drive. Police said a brand new Blackberry was stolen after it was delivered to the home by FedEx. The empty box was found in the hallway, police said.
1:10 p.m. — A couple arguing was reported on Essex Street.
1:28 p.m. — Police received a call that a child was bitten by a dog. A woman said she thought her daughter had been bitten by a dog at Forest River Park. The woman said while she was sitting at a picnic table, a dog off its leash came over to see her dog. She said the dog went under the table. Then, the woman said, the dog began to growl, and her daughter said she was bitten on the right thigh. Police said the girl had two red marks on her right leg that appeared to be possible bite marks. The marks were red, police said, but they were not bleeding. The owner said she didn't think her dog bit anyone, but she did say the dog was off the leash. The woman said she has only had the dog three weeks, and the pet was was up-to-date on all shots, including rabies. All people involved were told the dog officer would be notified for follow-up.
2:38 p.m. — Kids on skateboards were reported at the Museum Place Mall.
3:14 p.m. — A past break-in was reported on Charter Street. A woman said she parked at the Housing Authority for about five minutes. When she returned, she noticed her work bag was missing from her front passenger seat. The woman said said she didn't remember locking her car. Several items were stolen, police said.
3:30 p.m. — Lost jewelry was reported on Roslyn Street.
5:03 p.m. — A lost purse was reported on Highland Avenue. A woman said she forgot her purse in the shopping cart at Market Basket.
5:54 p.m. — Larceny was reported on Sewall Street. Police said someone entered an unlocked locker at the YMCA and took Air Jordans worth $200.
6:59 p.m. — A motor vehicle fire was reported on Canal Street. Police said it was extinguished by the Salem Fire Department.
7:10 p.m. — A loud group/loud horn and vehicle were reported on Brittania Circle.
Jason James Noury, 35, of 83 Maple St., in Danvers, was arrested on two warrants.
John F. Sullivan Jr., 69, of 29 Hancock St., was arrested on a warrant.
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