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Zapped Raccoon Prompts 'Shut Down' at Footprint Power

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

Salem Police Department.
Salem Police Department.

The following is an excerpt from the Salem Police Department's log: 


Friday, March 14

  • At 4:15 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highland Avenue.
  • At 4:21 p.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Pond Street.
  • At 4:43 p.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Heritage Drive.
  • At 4:56 p.m., police responded to a fire on the railroad tracks near the intersection of Margin and Mill streets.
  • At 5:09 p.m., police conducted a well-being check near the intersection of Essex and Flint streets.
  • At 6:49 p.m., police responded to a shoplifting incident at the TJ Maxx on Traders Way. Jessica A. Disisto, 31, of 102 Newbury St., Danvers, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting merchandise valued above $100.
  • At 7:50 p.m., police responded to a reported fight near the intersection of Congress and Harbor streets.
  • At 8:06 p.m., police responded to an animal complaint on Bridge Street.
  • At 8:23 p.m., police made an arrest near the intersection of Congress and Harbor streets. Allison Avagianos, 32, of 36 Perkins St., Salem, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
  • At 9:54 p.m., police responded to a cab fare dispute on Essex Street.
  • At 10:46 p.m., police responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Canal Street.

Saturday, March 15

  • At 12:02 a.m., police conducted a well-being check on First Street.
  • At 12:47 a.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Lyme Street.
  • At 1:29 a.m., police responded to a past break-in on Mason Street. A woman told police a friend she was letting stay at her apartment stole her TV, video game console and cell phone while she was away.
  • At 3:24 a.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Rainbow Terrace.
  • At 8:05 a.m., police responded to a report of an electrocuted raccoon on Fort Avenue. Responding officers learned that at about 1:30 a.m., a raccoon came into contact with an electrical transformer in the switchyard at the Footprint Power Plant and "shut the plant down." Once the area was ruled safe by plant engineers, an officer put down the badly injured raccoon with his service pistol.
  • At 8:15 a.m., police responded to a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident on Congress Street.
  • At 8:28 a.m., police responded to a past break-in on Federal Street.
  • At 8:32 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Marlborough Road.
  • At 8:58 a.m., police responded to a report of suspicious activity on Appleton Street.
  • At 10:00 a.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Forest Avenue.
  • At 10:11 a.m., police responded to a complaint regarding a five-gallon bucket of home heating oil on Northend Avenue.
  • At 10:24 a.m., police responded to a report of identity theft on Bridge Street.
  • At 1:00 p.m., an office disposed of hypodermic needles found on Boston Street.
  • At 2:47 p.m., police and fire units responded to a report of smoke coming from a building on Jefferson Avenue.
  • At 4:08 p.m., police responded to a noise complaint on First Street.
Arrest

Michael M. Derosa, 31, of the streets of Randolph, was arrested for reportedly violating an abuse prevention order.

If you have a question about this police log, please send it to owen.boss@patch.com. 

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