Box Truck Damages House on Merritt Street

The following information was submitted by the Marblehead Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Marblehead Police Department.
Marblehead Police Department.

The following is an excerpt from the Marblehead Police Department's log: 

Wednesday , Feb. 26

  • At 8:51 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Ocean Avenue.
  • At 9:19 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Faye Circle.
  • At 12:13 p.m., police responded to a medical emergency on Green Street.
  • At 8:33 p.m., a Pleasant Street man called police to report that his daughter, who is a new driver, said she was followed by another vehicle earlier in the day.
  • At  9:27 p.m., a Lincoln Park woman was transported to the hospital after a fall at home.
  • At 11:50 p.m., police responded to a report of an erratic operator near the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Gerry Street.

Thursday, Feb. 27:  

  • At 12:24 a.m., police responded to a report of a woman calling for help on Front Street. Responding officers determined a woman had slipped on some ice.
  • At 6:28 a.m., a caller told police a white box truck had just struck a house on Merritt Street and fled the scene. The truck driver was located by police and he reportedly said he thought he hit some tree branches. He agreed to come in to the station to fill out an accident report.
  • At 6:48 a.m., an officer disposed of a hypodermic needle discovered near a trash barrel on Pleasant Street.
If you have a question about this police log, please send it to owen.boss@patch.com.
Missy Scarlet February 27, 2014 at 11:51 AM
A note to anyone who is followed in a vehicle: if possible, you should drive directly to a police station. I was followed years ago in the early morning hours from Salem into M'head...as soon as I pulled up to the police station, that was the end of being followed.


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