Police Respond to 'Loud Praying' on Chestnut Street

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:

Thursday, Jan. 3:

  • At 7:45 a.m., police responded to a parking complaint on Washington Street.
  • At 8:38 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on West Shore Drive.
  • At 9:05 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Westport Lane.
  • At 9:24 a.m., Marblehead Firefighters responded to a request for mutual aid as the result of a three-alarm fire on Andrew Road in Swampscott.
  • At 11:05 a.m., police stopped a motor vehicle at the intersection of Beacon Street and Crowninshield Road. George M. Landry, 48, of 275 Nason Road, Shapleigh, Maine, was arrested on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
  • At 1:56 p.m., police responded to a report of a gas odor inside a house on Cleveland Road. National Grid was called to the scene.
  • At 2:22 p.m., an employee at Marblehead High School called police to report that they were in possession of Facebook posts that contained "threats of physical violence and death threats."
  • At 11:29 p.m., police responded to a report of people screaming near the intersection of Chestnut Street and Atlantic Avenue. A responding officer determined that a man was "praying loudly."

Friday, Jan. 4:

  • At 12:02 a.m., police dispersed a small group in a parking lot on Gerry Street.
  • At 2:10 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm on Village Street.

If you have a question about this police log, please send it to Marblehead Patch.

David Fallon January 07, 2013 at 03:50 PM
My neighbor in Shapleigh Maine (population 2000) had to drive all the way to Marblehead to get arrested. Dave Fallon, former 50+ year resident of Mhead
Brutally Honest January 07, 2013 at 04:51 PM
He got caught breaking the law. Not Marblehead's fault, his fault.


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