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Police Log: Peabody Resident Reports IRS, Police Scam

Police Log: Peabody Resident Reports IRS, Police Scam

Sunday, June 15

At 2:55 p.m., police arrested Maria Helena Maia, 43, 34 Balcomb St., Salem, and charged her with operating a motor vehicle without a license and failing to use care. Police made the arrest during a traffic stop at the Northshore Mall.

At 3:40 p.m., police summonsed a 37-year-old Salem man to court and charged him with domestic assault and battery.

At 5:18 p.m., police summonsed a 37-year-old Beverly man to court and charged him with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license (subsequent offense).

At 5:32 p.m., police received a call about a woman making rude gestures at cars on Andover Street. Police sent the woman on her way.

At 6:28 p.m., police arrested Daniel Aguilar, 27, 70 Walnut St., Apt. 1, Lynn, and charged him with operating a motor vehicle without a license. Police made the arrest during a traffic stop on Lowell Street.

At 9:45 p.m., police placed a 34-year-old Peabody woman into protective custody.

 

Monday, June 16

At 7:37 a.m., a person reported that he collected a bag-full of hypodermic needles along Route 1.

At 9:10 a.m., police received a call from Newbury Street about children’s toys being stolen. Police plan to summons a 31-year-old Salem man to court for larceny.

At 12:56 p.m., police summonsed a 47-year-old Peabody woman to court and charged her with shoplifting more than $100 by concealing merchandise. Police summonsed the woman after a report of a shoplifter at Sears.

At 1:57 p.m., a Peabody resident reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS. The caller said the Peabody woman owed back taxes. The Peabody resident hung up, but another person called claiming to be from Peabody Police. She was threatened with arrest. The resident knew it was a scam, but wanted to make police aware of the calls.

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