The following is an excerpt from the Salem Police Department's log:
Tuesday, Sept. 10:
- At 8:03 p.m., police and fire units responded to a report of someone grilling on a porch on Bridge Street.
- At 8:30 p.m., police conducted a well-being check on Margin Street. Leslie Ferreira, 31, of the streets of Salem, was arrested on two counts of possessing a class E substance and for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
- At 9:09 p.m., the owner of Salem Grill and Chicken called police to report that someone broke one of his business' front window panes overnight.
- At 9:23 p.m., a Hathorne Street man called police to report that both of his BMX bikes were stolen from his backyard overnight.
- At 10:13 p.m., a Hardy Street man called police to report that someone recently stole his bike from Hawthorne Boulevard.
- At 10:18 p.m., a man called police to report that someone stole his bike from the rack at the MBTA station.
Wednesday, Sept. 11:
- At 12:03 a.m., police responded to a domestic assault and battery on Boston Street.
- At 12:04 a.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Green Street.
- At 12:46 a.m., police responded to a dispute on Flying Cloud Lane.
- At 6:07 a.m., police responded to the Harbor Walk behind Beverly Coop Bank after receiving word that a man was feeding a large flock of ducks. Police asked the man to stop feeding the ducks because it was also attracting rats. The man told police he was saddened by the request because he had been feeding them since the ducks were baby ducklings in February. He agreed to stop feeding the ducks because it had become a public health issue.
- At 8:57 a.m., a contractor called police to report that someone had just stolen a transmitter valued at $4,000 on Lafayette Place.
- At 9:22 a.m., police responded to a dispute between neighbors over a city-owned tree on Arbella Street.
- At 12:21 p.m., police responded to a reported larceny on Highland Avenue.
- At 1:09 p.m., two hypodermic needles were discovered on Cypress Street.
- At 1:46 p.m., a hypodermic needle was discovered on Jefferson Avenue.
- At 2:30 p.m., a man called police to report that someone sold him a washing machine that didn't work.
- At 3:25 p.m., a Dow Street woman entered the police station to report that a package was stolen from her home.
- At 4:26 p.m., police responded to a fireworks complaint on Bridge Street.
- At 5:20 p.m., police located a man known to have an outstanding warrant on Canal Street.
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