Peeping Tom Reported on Pioneer Terrace

The following was provided by the Salem Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The responded to the following calls on Sunday and Monday.

Sunday, June 3

5:17 p.m. — The Salem Police assisted the with a fire alarm activation on Cherry Street. Police said the alarms were set off by food on the stove.

5:59 p.m. — A man panhandling on Derby Street was reported to police.

6:56 p.m. — Police responded to an oven fire on Forest Avenue, but police said it was out before they arrived.

7:36 p.m. — A possible fight in the area of Bertuccio Avenue was reported to police.

9:04 p.m. — Police received a call about a peeping Tom on Pioneer Terrace. Police spoke with a woman who said she was on her bed when she saw a man looking through the window at her. The woman said she screamed and the man took off running. The man was described as in his 20s wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.

11:28 p.m. — Flooding was reported in the Bridge/Commercial Street area. Police said Commercial Street was not passable, and the flooding occurred in the usual place.

Monday, June 4

12:30 a.m. — A man reported he had been receiving harassing texts from his former employer.

12:54 a.m.  — Police spoke to a man on North Street who reported an incident that occurred earlier that day. The man told police he was at a downtown establishment and he called for a taxi to pick him up and give him a ride home. The man said a white van pulled up and he got in. He told police the van had no taxi markings, and it contained about 12 other people. "The van drove into Beverly, where he jumped out," police said. The man told police he was not assaulted and nothing was stolen, but the man was afraid "something may have happened" if he stayed.

8:41 a.m. — A woman told police she thinks someone has been entering her Oakland Street residence when she is not home.

9:02 a.m. — A small child walking down the street was reported on Derby Street.

9:37 a.m. — Police responded to on a report of a vehicle fire. Police said the Salem Fire Department was working to extinguish the fire. The car had been sitting on the side of the building awaiting repairs. That morning a person walked into the business and told employees the hood was smoking. Police said the fire department said the blaze was not suspicious.

9:38 a.m. — Police responded to Bridge Street on a report a customer had made threats.

11:08 a.m. — A Boston Street caller reported a door to a residence was kicked in, a screen was cut and items missing from the house.

1:39 p.m. — Police received a call an employee at on Canal Street stole $1,620 in cash over the weekend. Police were not able to contact the employee, but he will be summonsed to court.

For questions about this log email salem@patch.com.


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