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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 on Sunday and Monday.
Sunday, Nov. 27
- At 3:24 p.m. Sunday police received a report about a past mugging on Essex Street
- Police received a call about three suspicious women trying windows at 3:39 p.m. Sunday. Police said a resident forgot her keys, and there was no problem.
- Harassment was reported on Salem Street at 4 p.m Sunday.
- Three undesirable men were reported at Higginson Square and Essex Street at 4:21 p.m. Sunday.
- At 4:26 p.m., a sign was reported stolen from Forest River Park.
- A domestic dispute between brothers involving a pit bull was reported at 4:38 p.m. Sunday.
- Another case of Craigslist rental fraud at 11 Boston St. was reported to police at 4:58 p.m. Sunday.
- Police said a lost or stolen plate was reported at 5:24 p.m. Sunday on First Street.
- At 5:38 p.m., police received a call to check a man's well-being on Jackson Street. Police said a wife was concerned her husband was drinking and was worried he might hurt someone if he drove. Police said they spoke with the man, and he said he would go home with his wife. While responding to another call, police said they saw the wife waving her hands at the officer on Highland Avenue. She told police her husband wanted to jump out of the vehicle. Police said the man was placed into protective custody.
- Police responded to Loring Avenue on a call that a woman was slumped over a wheel at 8:56 p.m. Police said they woke up the driver and she told them she stopped at Tedeschi after working at the hospital to play Keno, and she works long hours. The woman was driven home by her husband, and police said the vehicle was towed.
- Police responded to Roslyn Street on a past break-in at 9:25 p.m. Sunday. Police said Nikon digital camera was taken.
- A group of kids in the road on Warren Street was reported at 9:55 p.m. Sunday.
Also on Sunday
- Wyatt L. Paige, 32, of 30 Leach St., was arrested on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.
- David R. Xisto, 40, of 386 Summer St., in Lynn, was arrested on a warrant.
Monday, Nov. 28
- A drunk man yelling in a Leach Street apartment was reported at 5:17 a.m. Monday.
- At 5:28 a.m., police said an officer noticed a light on in a business on Colby Street. At this time of day, police said, the office is usually in darkness. Police said they found the front door unsecured. The officer found the fish tank cleaning man in the office, going about his business. He was allowed to continue his work.
- At 7:11 a.m., police said a small dryer fire was reported on Messervy Street. Police said the Salem Fire Department responded and helped the resident put it out. SFD also assisted with ventilation.
- Police said they sent a disorderly house notification to the owner of a residence on Lawrence Street at 8:56 a.m. Monday. Police said the house is infringing on the quality of life in the area. Officers are in touch with the President's Office at Salem State University to determine if the tenants are students. If so, police said they will be will be held to the student code and consequences involved with the violation of it. Furthermore, police said if additional calls for disturbances are made, the residents will be charged with keeping a disorderly house.
- Craiglist rental fraud was reported at 11 Boston St. at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
- A report of homeless people living in the woods by Grove Street was reported at 10:43 a.m. Monday. Police said a tent set up with a tarp was found, but there was no one inside. The officer dismantled the tent.
- At 10:46 a.m Monday, police said a woman reported an unknown person used her debit card four times in succession at Wal-mart. The woman told police the charges, totaling $400, where all made on Black Friday.
- Illegal dumping was reported at Loring Avenue and Leggs Hill Road at 10:51 a.m. Monday
- Larceny at the Clipper Ship Inn was reported to police at 10:54 a.m. Monday.
- Possible larceny of mail was reported on Carlton Street at 1:18 a.m. Monday.
- A truck struck a fire hydrant on Lynde Street at 12:05 p.m Monday, police said.
- Police said a stolen bicycle was reported on Courageous Court at 12:36 p.m. Monday.
- Police said a Front Street business owner requested extra checks at 12:46 p.m. Monday, as her flower boxes and plantings have been damaged over the past couple of weeks, possibly by intoxicated patrons leaving nearby bars.
- Police received a call from Bank of America at 1:48 p.m. Monday about an irate woman. Police said the woman was disputing a charge. She was escorted off the premises.
- A past sexual assault was reported at 2:01 p.m Monday.
- Vandalism to a vacant building on Grove Street was reported at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Police said it appeared golf balls had been thrown throughout the window.
- Police wrote another report about the 11 Boston St. rental property scam at 4:06 p.m Monday.
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