The following is an excerpt from the Salem Police Department's log:
Wednesday, Nov. 27:
- At 4:40 p.m., police responded to a report of a drunk man on Margin Street. A man was reportedly taken into protective custody.
- At 4:41 p.m., police responded to a dispute between two business owners over a parking space on North Street.
- At 5:31 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Washington Square involving a Hyundai Elantra and a Ford Focus.
- At 5:35 p.m., while attempted to serve a paper on Dow Street, officers reportedly heard a man yelling from an upstairs apartment. The man told officers that his stove stove had caught on fire while he was cooking and he was yelling at his kids to stay back. The fire was extinguished, so firefighters were not called to the scene.
- At 5:44 p.m., police conducted a well-being check on a man sitting in a wheelchair at the intersection of James Ayube Bypass Road and Bridge Street.
- At 6:10 p.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious man near some dumpsters on Highland Avenue.
- At 6:21 p.m., police stopped a motor vehicle at the intersection of Boston and Bridge streets. Amy J. Junker, 27, of 4 Mello Place, Danvers, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, subsequent offense.
- At 6:25 p.m., police received a report that there were coyotes in the area of Phelps Street and Stearns Place. Police were unable to locate any coyotes.
- At 7:19 p.m., police received word that an abandoned bike had been locked up on Essex Street since Halloween.
- At 7:26 p.m., police responded to a report of an unarmed robbery at the intersection of Aborn and Ord streets. A local resident said he was jumped by two acquaintances and was robbed more than $490 cash. Arrest warrants were reportedly issued for Joseph Fronduto, 19, of 31 Joy Road, Peabody and Brandon Rinalidi, 23, of 78 Orchard St., Salem.
- At 8:31 p.m., a woman called police to report that her car was broken into while parked at Salem Fitness on Swampscott Road and a purse was stolen.
- At 8:43 p.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Burnside Street. A man was placed into protective custody.
- At 9:11 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on Roslyn Street.
- At 10:03 p.m., police responded to a report of a drunk man on Lafayette Street. He was placed into protective custody.
- At 10:04 p.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious man walking barefoot up Highland Avenue near Market Basket. The man reportedly left North Shore Medical Center and was later returned to the hospital.
- At 10:34 p.m., a woman called police to report that someone stolen the registration out of her car while it was parked on Highland Avenue.
Thursday, Nov. 29:
- At 4:48 a.m., police responded to a report of a man refusing to leave the emergency room at North Shore Medical Center. The man reportedly became belligerent after being caught smoking in the facility.
- At 5:47 a.m., an employee at Starbucks on Washington Street called police to report that a customer was yelling and threatening staff members.
- At 6:51 a.m., police responded to a reported larceny on Outlook Hill. A summons will be served for Amanda Latorella for larceny under $250.
- At 1:30 p.m., a Mason Street resident called police to report there was a raccoon on their porch.
- At 2:38 p.m., police assisted members of the Marblehead Police Department with serving an arrest warrant. Victoria Styskina, 47, of 320 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested for having an outstanding warrant.
- At 3:03 p.m., police responded to a report of a fight on Federal Street.
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