Caller Reports Possible Gunshot

Information provided by the Lynnfield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

responded to these and other calls for service between Friday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 29.

On Friday, May 25, at 7:50 a.m., a very large turtle was reported in the road at Exit 41. It was gone on arrival. This is apparently the turtles' nesting season so there have been several such reports in recent days.
At 9:30 a.m., police provided traffic control for the annual .
At 10:23 a.m., a disabled auto was reported on Rt. 128 North.
At 12:46 p.m., a man called about a growling dog he had encountered on this and previous occasions in the area. Animal Control spoke to the owner.
At 2:47 p.m., police responded to an issue involving a restraining order. From there, they issued a summons to a 58-year-old Lynnfield man for violating an abuse protection order.
At 3:03 p.m., police gave a verbal warning to some youths operating a motorbike on Tophet Road.
At 4:05 p.m., a minor accident was reported at Forest Hill Ave.
At 4:09 p.m., police took a report involving a civil matter.
At 4:18 p.m., a minor accident occurred on Salem Street.
At 8:35 p.m., a loud music complaint came in from Timberhill Lane.
At 10:45 p.m., a Cortland Lane resident reported some juveniles were yelling and running through yards.

On Saturday, May 26, at 12 a.m., a loud party was reported on Shady Nook Lane.
At 11:10 a.m., a motor vehicle complaint came in from Carpenter Road. An area check was negative.
At 9:39 p.m., a suspicious auto was reported on Crest Road.
At 10:44 p.m., some youths were reported at . They ended up fleeing into the woods.
At 11:47 p.m., a neighbor called about a nearby party with a live band and cars parked on both sides of Maple Street. The party was breaking up when police arrived.

On Sunday, May 27, at 1:28 p.m., police provided a lift assist to a town resident.
At 2:37 p.m., Danvers Police informed Lynnfield that a stolen motor vehicle had been dumped at the rotary. The owner reportedly recovered it soon after. At 4:23 p.m., a caller reported a man appeared to be sleeping in a car in front of the library. He was leaving when an officer was arriving. At 4:27 p.m., a caller reported an unwanted individual on Green Street. At 9:40 p.m., a disabled auto was reported on Condon Circle. At 11:39 p.m., a Tophet Road resident reported hearing noises in the garage. 

On Monday, May 28, at 12:08 a.m., a Locksley Road resident reported hearing a possible gunshot, which may have come from the vicinity of the Puritan Lawn Cemetery. Peabody Police were also informed.
At 12:43 a.m., a cab driver requested assistance with an intoxicated female passenger. She was dropped off at a relative's house.
At 2:57 a.m., a loud party was reported on Pillings Pond Road.
At 3:13 p.m., police took a motorcycle noise complaint.
At 6:11 p.m., a suspicious white van was reported on Salem Street. It was painters waiting for the homeowners.
At 10 p.m., police did a well being check in town.

On Tuesday, May 29, at 6:11 a.m., a female cyclist fell near Strout Ave. and suffered facial lacerations.
At 7:18 a.m., a disabled auto was reported on Walnut Street.
At 8:25 a.m., an accident was reported on Lynnfield Street. It turned out to be in Lynn.
Around 11:36 a.m., an officer issued two verbal warnings for speeding near Pillings Pond.
At 9:27 a.m., a Fernway resident reported a burglary that occurred over the weekend.
At 10:23 a.m., a North Broadway resident reported a stolen cable box.
At 12:48 p.m., a trash receptacle was discovered pushed down the back outside steps of the .
At 2:20 p.m., police did a civil standby.
At 6:22 p.m., a loose dog was reported on Ramsdell Way.
At 8:13 p.m., a broken screen door was reported on Fairview Ave.
At 9:13 p.m., a suspicious auto was reported at Lynnfield Exxon.

For questions about this police log, email william.laforme@patch.com.


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