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A caller from the vicinity of Kappy’s Liquors, 175 Andover St., reported, at 4:11 p.m., that a little girl who appeared to be 6 or 7 years of age was crossing the highway on her own. The officer checked the area and the girl was no longer around. The sergeant said that he had passed there earlier and believed the girl was a little person, not a child.

An employee of the Peabody Municipal Light Plant reported to police, at 4:15 p.m., that copper wire, valued at more than $900 had been stolen from two different USA Inc. trucks between March 3 and March 7. They will check the security videos and contact police if needed.

An Emmett Street resident will be summonsed to court for operating a motor vehicle while not having a license, after a 4:42 p.m. motor vehicle stop on Hardy Street. The passenger in the vehicle, an Ipswich resident, will be summonsed as well for allowing an unlicensed person to operate a motor vehicle. The vehicle was released to a licensed operator.

A Birch Street woman will be summonsed to court for operating a motor vehicle without a current inspection sticker and for operating a motor vehicle while having an expired license, after a 5:06 p.m. motor vehicle stop, in the vicinity of Lake Street and Elginwood Road.

An officer was dispatched to the Main Branch Library, 82 Main St., at 6:49 p.m., after the library reported a woman urinating on the floor and causing a disturbance. Marilena Reyes, 31, of 170 Union St., Apt. 301, Lynn, was arrested and charged with vandalizing or defacing real or personal property and with disturbing the library.

A Salem man was arrested, at 7:06 p.m., in the vicinity of 58 Washington St., after a motor vehicle accident. The vehicle was first reported to have struck a utility pole but was later determined to have hit a parked car. Both vehicles were towed, and the operator, Jamie C. Norden, 30, of 44 Butler St., Salem, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs, second offense, and with a marked lanes violation.

Police responding to the vicinity of Esquire Drive, at 9:57 a.m., for a report of suspicious activity, arrested Brian R. Colagiovanni, 41, of 10 Esquire Drive. He was charged on a warrant from another department for shoplifting by asportation, second offense.

A Bedford Street resident called at 10:50 a.m., to complain of excessive barking from dogs at a Pierpont Street address. He said he had called Peabody Animal Control several times about it in the past. The caller was advised that the Pierpont Street address he gave does not exist in the Peabody database, but a Google search shows the address to be in Salem.

Police and an ambulance were dispatched, at 11:07 a.m. to Bishop Fenwick High School, 83 Margin St. for the report of a male having a seizure in a vehicle, possibly the result of an overdose. The male was transported to Salem Hospital where it was confirmed he was suffering from a seizure, not an overdose.

Police went to the vicinity of Dublin Road and Belfast Street, at 12:43 p.m., on the report of a vehicle driving around the neighborhood, possibly casing houses. The vehicle was stopped at St. Adelaide Church on Lowell Street, where the operator, a Salem man, was given a summons for operating a motor vehicle while having a suspended license. The vehicle was driven away by the passenger, who has an active license.

An officer was dispatched to Walmart, 450 Highland Ave., at 1:32 p.m., on a report of a dispute. A man told police he gave his driver’s license to a cashier so he could use a check to pay for his purchases. After making the purchases, he left the store, but soon realized he did not remember getting his license back from the cashier. He returned to the store, but the cashier had finished her shift and gone home for the night. The manager looked for the man’s license but could not find it and advised him request a new license from the RMV.

An officer on routine patrol in the vicinity of 73 Summer St., at 2:25 p.m., was flagged down by a driver who asked for Fire Department assistance because smoke was coming from the engine compartment of his vehicle. Salem firefighters responded and hosed the engine compartment with a water fire extinguisher. The vehicle was towed.

A man came into the station, at 4:33 a.m., to relate an incident that took place just after midnight on Saturday. The man said he and a friend were inside O’Neil’s Bar, 124 Washington St., when he was approached by a bouncer who told him that his friend had just bumped a female and he should go and apologize. The man said he didn’t know why the bouncer was asking him and not his friend to apologize, but that he spoke with his friend, and the friend went and apologized to the female. They were then asked to leave, and when they went outside, the man was punched in the face by a white bouncer from O’Neil’s. The man said he did not notify police but that he did want a report on file. While in the police station, officers checked the man’s record, and he was found to have a default warrant out of Lynnfield. He was placed into custody and booked without incident.

A Buena Vista Road woman called at 9:53 a.m., to report getting a bunch of anonymous phone calls with nothing but heavy breathing on the other end. She called back a few minutes later to say she knows who the person is and everything is fine.

A caller from the vicinity of Pleasant Street and Mohawk Road told police, at 5:14 p.m., she was with a male on the trail who stated he was struck by a truck and that he was conscious and alert. He was transported to Salem Hospital. CID was to take pictures and interview the man at the hospital. The man “eloped” from NSMC at 11:51 p.m.

Police, fire and ambulance reported to the vicinity of Atlantic Avenue and Smith Street, at 5:16 p.m., for the report of a two-car crash with possible air-bag deployment. One operator was reported in custody for operating a motor vehicle after license suspension. Arrested was Lydia A. Donnelly, 27, of 483 Temple St., Duxbury. She was charged with operating a motor vehicle after suspension of her license and with negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

A Wyman Road caller reported, at 6:19 p.m., that the kids playing basketball at Seaside Park were making excessive noise, and when a woman who works at the church went out and spoke to them, they used excessive profanity toward her. An officer spoke with the youths and told them to behave.

Police were dispatched to Marshalls, 1005 Paradise Road, at 5:50 p.m. for a report of a shoplifter who was apprehended. Arrested was Serafina Moreira, 47, of 183 Chestnut St., Lynn. She was charged with larceny over $250 and with possession of a knife with a blade over 2-1/2 inches. She was also charged on default warrants with charges including possession of a burglarious instrument; three charges of larceny over $250; operating a motor vehicle while her license was revoked; failure to stop or yield; operating a motor vehicle without her license in possession; and receiving stolen property over $250.