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Man Flees Target With Stolen Video Games

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:

Tuesday, Nov. 27:

  • At 4:19 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highland Avenue involving a Kia Sophia and a Honda Civic.
  •  At 6:01 p.m., police responded to a report of an injured hawk on Federal Street. It was later transported to a wildlife rehab specialist in Byfield. Click Here for our full story.
  • At 6:01 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Jackson Street.
  • At 6:33 p.m., a man entered the police station to turn himself in. Martin Santana, 33, of 73 Harbor St., Salem, was arrested for having an outstanding warrant.
  • At 6:56 p.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Lafayette Street.
  • At 7:26 p.m., an Orleans Avenue man called police to report that a solicitor had become verbally abusive. Two solicitors located nearby told police the man was threatening to let his dogs loose on them.
  • At 8:42 p.m., police conducted a search warrant on Fairfield Street in response to an ongoing graffiti issue. A case was reportedly created for photographic evidence.
  • At 9:09 p.m., police received word that someone in a wheelchair was traveling northbound on the shoulder of Highland Avenue.
  • At 10:04 p.m., a Crescent Drive woman called police to report that someone had opened an Instagram website and was using to make fun of other kids online.
  • At 11:15 p.m., a man was reportedly found drunk in the parking lot of the Dunkin' Donuts on Washington Street. He was taken into protective custody.

Wednesday, Nov. 28:

  • At 1:46 a.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Lee Fort Terrace. Daniel W. Kozik, 26, of the streets of Salem, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery.
  • At 7:04 a.m., police responded to a report of a 12-year-old acting up on Pope Street.
  • At 10:48 a.m., a Lafayette Street woman called police to report that someone has been tapping her telephone line and listening to her conversations. The woman was advised to contact the phone company.
  • At 1:00 p.m., a man called police to report that someone had stolen his wallet from his jacket at the YMCA on Leggs Hill Road. After receiving a description, police were able to determine that a local teen had been in the building at the time of the theft and skipped school. At about 4 p.m., Austin T. Shea, 17, of 19 Victory Road, Salem, turned himself in at the station and was arrested on charges of larceny from a building and fraudulent use of a credit card less than $250.
  • At 1:15 p.m., police responded to Target on Highland Avenue for a report of a shoplifter. A man reportedly fled the store with four video games, valued at $59 each. The investigation is ongoing.
  • At 1:31 p.m., a Queensbury Road resident called police to report that items had gone missing from his garage.
  • At 2:12 p.m., police responded to a road rage incident at the intersection of James Bypass Road and Bridge Street.
  • At 4:16 p.m., a man called police to report that he returned home to find that his landlord had removed the front his door to his apartment because he was being evicted. The man said he thought he had until Dec. 3 to leave the apartment and removing the door was a "landlord move".

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Other arrests:

Catherine M. Olson, 21, of 116 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of receiving stolen property valued above $250.

Jennelle A. Junker, 27, of 4 Mello Place, Danvers, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, subsequent offense.

Nicole E. McCarthy, 22, of 7 Heritage Drive, Salem, was arrested for having two outstanding warrants and on two counts of larceny of property valued above $250.

If you have a question about this police log, please send it to Salem Patch.

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