The following is an excerpt from the Marblehead Police Department's log:
Wednesday, Oct. 24:
- At 7:50 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Seaview Avenue.
- At 8:47 a.m., a resident entered the police station to discuss a friend of his who is now homeless.
- At 9:07 a.m., a flip-phone was reportedly discovered outside of Abbot Hall.
- At 10:35 a.m., police responded to an accidental 911 call from a home on Goldthwait Road.
- At 11:04 a.m., a woman on Humphrey Street called police to report two Republican political signs were taken overnight.
- At 11:35 a.m., a resident called police to report that debris was piling up on the front lawn of a home on Pleasant Street. A responding officer determined that the four or five items on the front lawn weren't causing any problems.
- At 11:38 a.m., a woman called police to report seeing someone with a flashlight walking around a construction site on Orchard Street overnight.
- At 2:48 p.m., the principal at Marblehead High School called police to report that there was a "large group congregating in front of the Post Office."
- At 2:54 p.m., a local bus driver was given a verbal warning on Community Road for failing to use the bus' flashing lights and stop sign when picking up and discharging passengers for an entire trip. The warning was part of "Operation Yellow Blitz" a statewide effort to increase school bus safety awareness.
- At 3:09 p.m., a resident entered the police station to request VIN verification.
- At 3:26 p.m., police responded to a parking complaint at the intersection of Harbor Avenue and Brown Street.
- At 3:54 p.m., a resident called police to report that kids exited a black Mercedes and walked down to the dock and they felt it was suspicious.
- At 5:50 p.m., a resident on Lee Street called police to report "a large oil leak in the harbor." The Harbormaster told police he was aware of the oil leak, investigated the situation and couldn't find the source.
- At 6:33 p.m., police received word of a disabled 16-foot sailboat in the harbor. The Salem Harbormaster reportedly responded to the scene and towed the vessel to Cliff Street.
- At 7:43 p.m., police conducted a well-being check at a home on Powder House Court.
- At 8:21 p.m., police conduced a property check on Maple Street.
- At 10:20 p.m., police responded to an accidental 911 call from a home on Barnard Street.
Thursday, Oct. 25:
- At 12:54 a.m., police responded to a report of a drunk man making a lot of noise on a porch on Hawkes Street. The two men on the porch reportedly agreed to take it inside for the night.
- At 5:08 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Village Street.
- At 5:17 a.m., an Elmwood Road woman called police to report a loud crash downstairs. Officers reportedly checked her house and did not find anything.
- At 6:41 a.m., police responded to an accidental 911 call from a home on Barnard Street.
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