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Police & Fire
The following was provided by the Salem Police. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Thursday afternoon was jam-packed for the Salem Fire Department with fires that were possibly started by an air-conditioning unit and a grill.
A dog was rescued from the fire Thursday afternoon.
A porch was reportedly engulfed.
No injuries were reported in the incident.
Johan M. Morales will appear for a dangerousness hearing at that time.
Morales is a suspect in carjackings in Salem and Peabody.
Police said a carjacking in Salem Tuesday launched an investigation that involved two local departments.
Police believe the woman who reported the Aug. 20 incident was attempting to commit identity fraud.
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