Elderly Driver Allegedly Hits Pillar at Local Bank
The following is an excerpt from the Marblehead police log.
The following is an excerpt from the Marblehead police log:
- At 9:59 a.m. Friday, a Wyman Road resident called police to complain about an abandoned car in one of her neighbor's driveways. The woman said the car looks "like crap" and is sitting on flat tires and she would like the police to do something about it. Police found that the car belongs to the home owner's niece and she is working on getting rid of the car.
- At 11:32 a.m. Friday, a Cottage Street resident called police to report a tree company was working in the area and was taking up most of the roadway. The caller said the workmen were waving traffic along as if they were working a traffic detail.
- At 12:42 p.m. Friday, a Gerry Street resident called police to complain about a man stealing recyclables from the neighborhood. The woman said her neighbor across the street has twice seen a man taking things from her paper recycling bin. The man, she said, is white with a long pony tail.
- At 4:36 p.m. Friday, a local resident entered the police station to return a lost Blackberry they found by the bus stop. The owner later came in and retrieved their phone.
- At 4:39 p.m. Friday, a caller at a Pleasant Street bank called police to report that someone had struck a pillar attached to the structure. The driver, who was reported as being an elderly woman in a gray sedan, was later tracked down by police.
- At 9:35 a.m Saturday, a caller reported a car parked with two wheels up on the sidewalk on Franklin Street. Police decided the sidewalk was not blocked and the situation did not warrant a ticket.
- At 9:45 a.m Saturday, an Auburndale Road resident called police to report that sometime overnight he had a four-lantern post moved off of the post and onto the driveway. Two other solar lights, he said, were stolen from his property.
- At 1:12 p.m. Saturday, a Smith Street resident called police to report that a local store is selling tobacco products without carding teens. The woman said she knew it was happening because her 16-year-old son bought a tin of smokeless tobacco from another younger kid who was not carded when he bought it.
- At 11:51 p.m. Saturday, a Pleasant Street woman called police to report someone at her apartment was kicking a door down. Police later found a man bleeding from his hand. The man was later placed in protective custody.
- At 10:47 a.m. Sunday, a Preston Beach Road resident called police to report that he found what appeared to be a motor on the side of his house. The man said he wasn't sure where it came from and said that would have taken a lot of effort to put it on the side of his house. The man said the motor was placed in a black plastic bag and thrown in the bushes.
- At 11:21 a.m. Sunday, a local resident called police to report that there were some kids who were "staggering" coming out of the woods near Hopkins Football Field. The caller said they were three clean-cut youths staggering down the street. Police were unable to locate anyone matching that description.