Blood-Soaked Quilt Found on Ocean Avenue
The following information was submitted by the Salem Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following is an excerpt from the Salem Police Department's log:
Wednesday, March 13:
- At 4:29 p.m., police responded to a reported domestic assault and battery on Read Street.
- At 4:33 p.m., police located a man on New Derby Street known to have outstanding warrants. William E. Hartwell, 42, of 32 Cobblestone Lane, Gloucester, was arrested for having two outstanding warrants.
- At 4:42 p.m., police responded to a dispute over stolen money on Lafayette Street.
- At 5:17 p.m., police received word that there was a man loitering in front of a store on Norman Street. A man told police he was just catching some sun rays. He was moved along by police.
- At 5:34 p.m., police located a man known to have an outstanding warrant on Dow Street. Jared J. Morrison, 18, of 31 Salem St., Salem, was arrested for having an outstanding warrant.
- At 6:04 p.m., police responded to a dispute between landlord and tenant on Symonds Street.
- At 7:03 p.m., police responded to a report of someone throwing trash out of a second floor window on Boston Street.
- At 8:51 p.m., police received word that a Pope Street resident heard an adult and baby screaming in a nearby home. Responding officers did not hear anything suspicious in the area.
- At 11:20 p.m., police responded to a reported domestic dispute on Congress Street.
Thursday, March 14:
- At 12:43 a.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Cleveland Road.
- At 7:24 a.m., a West Avenue resident called police to report that there was a stray cat in their house.
- At 8:06 a.m., police responded to a dispute between landlord and tenant on Boston Street.
- At 8:07 a.m., a quilt covered in blood was discovered on Ocean Avenue.
- At 10:58 a.m., Anthony J. Silva, 19, of 5 Obert St., Salem, was arrested for having an outstanding warrant.
- At 11:55 .m., a man called police to report that his vehicle had been broken into overnight while parked on Congress Street. The only item missing, he said, was his registration.
- At 2:00 p.m., a Gardner Street woman called police to complain about her daughter who was "lounging around with her friends instead of looking for a job."
- At 2:06 p.m., police located a man on Lynch Street known to have an outstanding warrant. Christian Santiago, 21, of 4 Lynch St., Salem, was arrested for having two outstanding warranats.
- At 2:14 p.m., a Jefferson Avenue business owner called police to report that he believed two youths entered his store and stole his cell phone.
- At 3:15 p.m., a Herbert Street woman called police to report that someone stole an unemployment check worth $64 from her mailbox.
Juan J. Claudio, 28, of 5 Read St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault and battery.
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