Tales From the Marblehead Police Log

Here's a look back at some of the entries that were included in our police log posts this week.

Every weekday morning, Marblehead Patch posts entries from the Marblehead Police Department's log from the day before. Then, on Sunday, we offer a round-up of some of the more notable entries.

Saturday, Feb. 11

  • At 1:03 p.m., police received word from the Salem Police Department that they would be applying for a warrant for a local resident they believe stole her grandmother's boyfriend's checkbook and cashed several checks, before leaving her ID behind at an area bank.

Sunday, Feb. 12

  • At 7:08 a.m., police responded to Tioga Way for a report of a heavy leak coming from the water tower. A public works crew reportedly shut off water to Tioga Way.
  • At 12:03 p.m., a Jersey Street woman called police to report seeing a "man wearing fatigues and work boots" walk into a downstairs apartment with a shotgun. The man turned out to be a juvenile and the shotgun was found to be a pellet gun.
  • At 4:52 p.m., a local man called police to report losing a silver money clip with between $200 and $300 in it somewhere between his home and Crosby's Market
  • At 8:39 p.m., a 14-year-old boy on Broughton Road was arrested for assault and battery on his father.
  • At 11:05 p.m., a pouch containing syringes was found on Pleasant Street. The pouch was retrieved and tagged by police.

Monday, Feb. 13

  • At 5:01 p.m., a Sevinor Road woman called police to report several items, including medication, had recently gone missing from her home. A full report was taken.
  • At 5:22 p.m., a resident entered the police station to file a complaint about a clerk at Richdale Convenience Store whom she believes is knowingly selling tobacco products to underage persons. The town's Board of Health was notified.

Tuesday, Feb. 14:

  • At 12:01 a.m., a High Street woman called police to report that she could hear "someone in her house" and she heard them "open the refrigerator door." While on the line with police the woman reportedly found it was her husband.
  • At 2:17 p.m., a Farrell Court woman entered the police station to report that someone had done "more damage to her car." The woman requested a letter be written by police about the incidents so she could present them in court. The woman said her car was "scratched in the same place as before but did more damage than in the past."
  • At 3:48 p.m., police were notified of a road rage incident that occurred at the intersection of West Shore Drive and Village Street.
  • At 4:13 p.m., an Alexander Circle resident called police to report that her two daughters were "throwing the F-word around."
  • At 4:14 p.m., a woman requested an emergency restraining order against her ex-husband because she feared he would "kill her tonight." The woman was picked up by police and brought to the police station to fill out paperwork for a restraining order. When she got back home she told police she found her "rear porch screen windows had been sliced."

Wednesday, Feb. 15:

  • At 8:57 a.m., a local resident reported that there was a twin-sized mattress in the middle of the street near the intersection of West Shore Drive and Cornell Road. The Department of Public Works was notified and removed the mattress.
  • At 10:23 a.m., a Pitman Road resident called police to report receiving a phone call from a suspected scammer regarding a lottery in Jamaica.
  • At 11:42 a.m., police received a 911 call from a woman on Stonybrook Road. The woman said she called police when she noticed a car she didn't recognize coming up her driveway. The driver, she said, turned out to be her father.
  • At 6:19 p.m., a Gallison Avenue woman called police to report that the lights were on at a neighbor's house and they were supposed to be away. Responding officers determined the family had returned home.
  • At 10:39 p.m., a Fort Sewall Lane resident called police to report kids rolling a joint in a car. The caller was able to provide police with the vehicle's license plate.

Thursday, Feb. 16:

  • At 8:16 a.m., an Atlantic Avenue man called police to report that his gate had been broken overnight.
  • At 10:51 a.m., police responded to a report of an assault on Humphrey Street.
  • At 1:54 p.m., a man entered the police station to report that his wife had lost her gold wedding band on Saturday. The man said she had been at John Fagone Hair Salon, Dunkin' Donuts and one other place in Old Town before she noticed it was missing. The ring, he said, may have an inscription with initials and a date of 1989.
  • At 3:09 p.m., a resident called police to report losing a silver wedding band with the inscription "tuya es mi vida."

Friday, Feb. 17:

  • At 6:39 a.m., police and fire units responded to the intersection of Elm Street and Roosevelt Avenue for a report of burning building materials. The fire was small, did not spread to any buildings and was extinguished quickly.

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