Underage Drinking Party Leads to Hunt for Missing Girl
The following information was provided 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, April 13:
- At 1:28 p.m., police responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Pleasant Street involving a 2011 Toyota Sienna and a 1995 Ford Ranger.
- At 1:55 p.m., police received a report of a hit and run near the intersection of Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue involving a 2010 Subaru Outback and a 2009 Jeep Cherokee.
- At 2:40 p.m., police responded to a report of a 1990 Honda Civic out of gas on Humphrey Street.
- At 3:51 p.m., a resident at the intersection of Beacon and Green streets called police to report that there were "eight skateboarders in the street."
- At 4:29 p.m., a Stramski Way resident called police to complain about a man who was bottom-painting his boat. The resident called police because they were reportedly "concerned about the environmental hazards of having paint dust in the air."
- At 5:14 p.m., a Glendale Road man called police to report that a red and white Specialized Rockhopper, valued at $880, was stolen over the weekend. The man said the bike was last seen on Devereux Street.
- At 7:16 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Maple Street and Old Salem Road for a report of a drunk woman in the street.
- At 7:37 p.m., a probation officer called police to report that she was at The Fen Yang House and saw a woman drinking at the bar who shouldn't be. Responding officers did not make an arrest but did take a full report.
- At 7:48 p.m., a Calthrope Road resident called police to report a bike stolen.
- At 8:02 p.m., a Stramski Way resident called police to report that they believed kids were drinking and smoking nearby. Responding officers stopped a group but found nothing on them.
- At 9:03 p.m., a Broughton Road woman entered the police station to report that her daughter "would not leave a house." The daughter was later transported to the hospital by ambulance.
- At 9:49 p.m., a Beacon Street resident called police to report that a woman in a nearby parking lot was "trying to confront someone else over a problem with her son."
- At 10:09 p.m., police responded to a report of a hit and run on Washington Street involving a 2006 Honda Civic and 1995 Ford Ranger and a 2003 Honda Pilot. The striking vehicle reportedly left the area with about seven occupants. A witness later came to the station and provided police with additional information and said the car was filled with "girls from Pingree School."
- At 10:16 p.m., a Mechanic Street woman called police to report a "severely inebriated girl in back of her home near the parking lot of Gerry School." While transporting that girl home, police learned of a second possibly drunk girl missing in the area. Police officers reportedly searched Elm Street, Mechanic Court, Crocker Park and the High School. The girls' friend reportedly told police there was an underage drinking party in the area and she had gone missing soon afterward. The girl was later located behind 7 Mechanic St. and was transported to Salem Hospital.
Saturday, April 14:
- At 2:27 a.m., a motorist on Ocean Avenue called police to report a moped in the area swerving.
- At 6:13 a.m., firefighters extinguished a small mulch fire off of Elm Street.
- At 11:04 a.m., a contractor on Rose Avenue called police to report that an electrician working on site had stolen a tool from him.
- At 12:27 p.m., a local man entered the police station with a bike discovered off of the tracks on Village Street. The bike was described as a BMX style Diamondback 78 with black and white stickers.
- At 12:35 p.m., a girl called police to report that she had gotten into a fender bender on Washington Street Friday night at about 10:30 p.m.
- At 2:41 p.m., a man on Atlantic Avenue called police to report that a woman in a 2005 Honda CRV shouldn't be driving. The man said he asked the woman to stop driving after seeing her nearly hit two vehicles and drive up on the curb. Police later found that the woman, who waited for them inside House of Pizza, just had major back surgery and "could barely move."
- At 4:25 p.m., officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run accident on Spring Street.
- At 5:05 p.m., a Kimball Street resident called police to complain about a "good-sized blue tent" that had been set up at the park. Responding officers found that it was "just a picnic tent."
- At 10:01 p.m., a Crestwood Road resident called police to report that a neighbor called him to tell him his house, which was being renovated, was occupied by teenagers. Responding officers found "signs of a party."
- At 11:20 p.m., a resident on Pleasant Street called police to report that someone who "looks like Rodney Dangerfield" appeared to be intoxicated and hitchhiking. Responding officers were unable to find anyone matching that description.
Sunday, April 15:
- At 7:21 a.m., a man entered the police station to report that a backhoe and an excavator had "been trashed" overnight near the grandstand at Seaside Park. The damage was limited to broken windows.
- At 10:28 a.m., police responded a dispute between two neighbors on Martin Street regarding children playing with a lacrosse balls.
- At 12:06 p.m., a Rainbow Road resident called police to report that they had been the victim of credit card fraud.
- At 1:35 p.m., police received word of a kid driving around in a Go Kart on Elm Street.
Monday, April 16:
- At 12:06 p.m., a janitor at Malcolm L. Bell School called police to report that someone had shot out a window at the school with a BB gun.
- At 1:19 p.m., a Gerald Road woman called police to report that a baseball went through her window.
Tuesday, April 17:
- At 1:30 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Ferry Lane.
- At 2:43 a.m., police responded to a report of a man walking down the center of Leggs Hill Road. Officers were unable to locate anyone.
- At 2:53 a.m., a resident on Atlantic Avenue called police to report that the plants from in front of the Paper Moon were vandalized.
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