The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Jan. 15-16.
Tuesday, Jan. 15
- 2:05 p.m. A female caller on Laurel Street reported her aunt was threatening to make false allegations about her.
- 3:05 p.m. A female caller on Walsh Avenue reported there was a motor vehicle that failed to stop for kids in the area. She went after the vehicle to try and get the license plate, and as a result, she was involved in a car accident. She said she left the area without exchanging information with the vehicle that she hit. The driver of that other vehicle informed police she was involved in a hit-and-run accident. An officer spoke to both women and they then exchanged paperwork.
- 4:48 p.m. A female caller on Glen Drive reported her son was involved in a fight on Saturday that was recorded by an unknown person and the video was now being passed around the school at which her son attends. The woman said she would follow up with a school resource officer in the morning.
- 5:14 p.m. A caller on Winnegance Avenue reported her grandmother's gold, ruby and diamond ring was stolen from her home. She suspected her brother was the culprit and pawned the ring in Beverly.
- 5:18 p.m. Morayma Santiago, 32, of 568 Market St. #377, Lowell, was arrested for shoplifting at Ulta Cosmetics at the Northshore Mall. An employee called police, saying she believed there was a male inside the store stealing items. Santiago was charged with larceny over $250 and two counts of possession of a Class B drug.
- 5:25 p.m. Police activated the blue lights and sent out notices of a snow emergency and temporary parking ban.
- 8:44 p.m. A caller on Washington Street reported someone entered his car and stole his iPod while he left the car running to make a delivery.
- 10:29 p.m. A caller at Cedar Pond Village reported his daughter's credit card was stolen by a friend and subsequently used multiple times. He told police the card was stolen from the home on Jan. 10 and $450-$500 in charges had been racked up since then.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
- 4:13 a.m. A caller on Driscoll Street reported an attempted car theft. Police said the steering column was damaged. Apparently the engine stalled and was unable to be restarted.
- 5:42 a.m. An officer reported city roadways were starting to become hazardous due to the weather conditions. DPS was notified and sanders were beginning to head out.
- 6:49 a.m. A caller on Mount Vernon Street reported a red 2002 Dodge Caravan.
- 7:06 a.m. Report of a motor vehicle into the woods on Route 114 North at Route 114. State police were notified.
- 8:53 a.m. The owner of the Mini Mart called to report he was upset that snow hit his building while a city plow driver operated a plow truck on the street. An officer spoke to the owner and he said would contact City Hall about the incident.
- 9:10 a.m. A caller on Newcastle Road called to reported there were cars parked in the street in violation of the parking ban. Police said the driver of one car was visiting a resident and would be gone in 20 minutes.
- 11:55 a.m. William Prince, 17, of 483 Lowell St., Peabody, was arrested at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School for causing a disturbance and assault and battery. The school resource officer had reported the student was involved in an altercation. The victim was transported to Mass. General Hospital.
- 12:32 p.m. A caller reportd a broken down oil truck was blocking traffic on Route 114 at Andover Drive. An officer checked the area, but did not find a truck anywhere. He said they may have just been delivering oil.
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