Man Calls for Help With Handcuffs
The following information was submitted by the Marblehead Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following is an excerpt from the Marblehead Police Department's log:
Friday Dec. 16:
- At 8:56 a.m., police responded to a false burglar alarm on Washington Street.
- At 8:57 a.m., a local man called police to report an ongoing traffic problem in front of Marblehead High School. The man told police that he watches the traffic closely and noticed that cars frequently "scream down the side of the road and cut through the Marblehead Savings Bank's drive-thru parking lot." The man said he worried that the combination of the speeding cars and students crossing when the lights are green could create a dangerous situation.
- At 11:27 a.m., a Broughton Road reported to police that another man had threatened to "come over there and beat (his) head in" after an argument over a stolen cigarette lighter.
- At 12:43 p.m., a motorist on Lafayette Street called police to report a hit-and-run in progress. The woman said she had just seen a blue vehicle hit a parked car and drive away with front-end damage. The vehicle was later located near the Tower School.
- At 12:49 p.m., a local man entered the police station to report that he had just struck a red Honda on Bessom Street and wanted to leave his information. The man said he left a note on the vehicle.
- At 7:40 p.m., police responded to Atlantic Avenue after it was reported that a 17-year-old and an older man were fighting.
- At 9:31 p.m., a Broughton Road resident called police to ask for assistance getting out of handcuffs. After refusing help from the Fire Department, the man agreed to go to the hospital to see if they can remove them.
Saturday, Dec. 17:
- At 1:30 a.m., poice and fire units responded to Pond Street after it was reported that a group of males were being "loud and destructive" near Redds Pond. Samuel Frej, 17, of 69 Beach St. was arrested for being a minor in possession of alcohol and one person was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
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