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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 and made the following arrests on Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, March 14
4:47 p.m. — Larceny of a laptop from a car on Broad Street was reported to police.
5:37 p.m. — Shoplifting was reported at Wal-Mart.
5:40 p.m. — An injured cat was reported at Tremont and Harrod streets. Police said the cat was assisted.
7:14 p.m. — Possible animal abuse was reported on Plymouth Street. Police spoke with a woman who said when she was walking her dog with her husband, they saw a man at the rear of a building "take his dog down off the porch by its neck." The woman told police "he then dragged the dog around the yard by its neck, pointing out holes that the dog had dug." The woman said the dog was never kicked or struck. Police said the case was forwarded to the animal control officer for proper follow up and investigation.
7:37 p.m. — A possibly intoxicated man was reported in front of a Paradise Road store, but police were not able to locate him.
9:34 p.m. — A stolen wallet was reported at Wal-Mart. A man told police someone stole his wallet after he put it on one of the registers while waiting for his wife. Police were able to spot a man on the surveillance tape with the loss prevention manager. The woman accompanying the man in the tape was identified, but she would only give police the suspect's first name. Police said they told the woman "if she didn't forward the full name of the suspect to the officer, by that time she would be summoned to court for the larceny of the wallet because she was with the suspect at the time of the theft." Police said the case was left open for investigation.
10:59 p.m. — An intoxicated man was arrested near the Gulu Gulu after police said they were called for an undesirable and subsequently found out he had a warrant.
Wednesday, March 14
Shane M. Davis Jr., 18, of 13 High St., was arrested on a domestic assault and battery charge.
Ringo Mare Sousa, 27, of 40 Raymond Ave., was arrested on a warrant.
Thursday, March 15
12:14 a.m. — Police responded to the Gulu Gulu Cafe again on a report of an undesirable, but by the time police responded, the person was gone.
12:19 a.m. — A possible water break was reported at Marlborough Road and Orleans Avenue.
1 a.m. — A loud group on a porch was reported on Roslyn Street. They were advised of the complaint and moved along without incident, police said.
3:27 a.m. — Loud neighbors were reported on Becket Street, but police said they were not able to locate any noise.
8:21 a.m. — Police responded to Roslyn Street to speak with a man who said his landlord had a leaf blower next door and blew some debris in his driveway. The man said he has been dealing with the issue for years, and wanted it on record.
8:48 a.m. —Police said an officer reported suspicious teenagers at Highland Avenue and Mooney Road. The officer saw a group of teens walking in the opposite direction of the cruiser, police said. The officer said he saw one of the teens "holding a Mass. highway sign that read: 'Speeding Fines Double in a Work Zone."' Police said the officer spoke with the teens. The one holding the sign "said the sign was found laying on the ground and he thought it would be funny to walk down the street while holding it," according to police. Police said the sign was left on the side of the road and the officer who works with the schools was notified.
9:22 a.m. — A search warrant was issued at 90-92 Congress Street and police said they arrest Pedro Alix (see below) on heroin charges.
11:33 p.m. — A possibly rabid squirrel was reported on Highland Avenue. Police said the squirrel was injured/sick. It was secured and brought to the Department of Public Works where it was euthanized, police said.
11:38 a.m. — An undesirable was reported on Memorial Drive. When they arrived, police said a man said he saw a camp set up a few hundred yards behind his house. Police said two people were seen in the woods with a tent set up. The people said they intended to leave and they had spoken to someone at Lifebridge about getting bed space. The people were told to pack their things and leave the area.
12:06 p.m. — Police said an iPod was reported stolen from a car that was parked on Buffum Street.
12:11 p.m. — People possibly casing homes in the Valley Street area were reported. Police found two men and they were identified as workers for Coastal Windows. The company was in the area for the job and the men said they were going door-to-door offering free estimates. Police said they needed to check in with the police department if they were going to go door-to-door. The men stopped for the day. A woman from the company called police, and she was forwarded a copy of the ordinance and application for door-to-door activities in the city.
12:34 p.m. — Possible illegal dumping was reported on Mason Street.
1:11 p.m. — A purse was stolen from a vehicle at the Hess station on New Derby Street while a woman was gassing up her car, and police said there were no witnesses.
1:45 p.m. — A dispute between roommates was reported on Derby Street.
2:18 p.m. — Police said a woman on Ober Street reported another person's dogs got out of an open gate, scratched her and injured her dog's eye. Police said both people involved were "more than cooperative with the officer" and both said the dogs were up to date on shots. Police said the dog officer would be notified.
Pedro R. Alix, 47, of 92 Congress St., was arrested on charges of possession of a class A substance with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute within 100 feet of a park (Mary Jane Lee)
Thomas R. Collins, 49, of 116 Bridge St., was arrested on a warrant.
Jennifer L. Goodman, 41, of 165 Washington St. in Peabody, was arrested on charges of receiving stolen property and attempting to commit a crime as well as on two forgery charges.
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