The following was taken from the Salem Police Department logs for Monday and Tuesday. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Monday, Oct. 29
2:03 p.m. Police responded to a report of numerous tree limbs down on Federal Street.
2:26 p.m. Police took a report of a tree hanging on the wires on Ocean Avenue.
2:28 p.m. Police responded to a report of wires down on North Street.
3:04 p.m. Police responded to a report of wires down at Orne Street and Appleton Street.
3:05 p.m. Police responded to a report of a tree on the rear of a house on Symonds Street.
3:25 p.m. Police responded to a report of a portable garage in the middle of Salem Street.
3:44 p.m. Police took a report of a tree hazard on Federal Street and Flint Street.
3:50 p.m. Police responded to Loring Avenue where a tree fell into a house.
4:14 p.m. A tree was reported down on Ocean Avenue.
4:15 p.m. Police responded to 146 Boston Street where a tree was down, partially blocking traffic. One lane was blocked while a DPW subcontractor shredded the tree and the road was re-opened.
5:08 p.m. Police responded to Glendale Street for a boat check. Clear, harbormaster on scene and secured the boat.
6:04 p.m. Wires were reported down on Federal Street.
8:40 p.m. Police issued a formal disorderly house notification to the owner of 96 Broadway based on a pattern of disturbance-related incidents. He has been notified in the past of activity there, and since last notification police have responded four times, most recently on October 26 where the resident was issued a noise ordinance violation. Future calls to 96 Broadway will result in a keeper of a disorderly house city ordinance violation ($200 fine).
Tuesday, Oct. 30
1:07 a.m. Police responded to a robbery with a knife on Essex Street. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim, who stated he was attacked by an unknown male who fled the area prior to police arrival.
6:04 a.m. A male party walked in to the police station to report that a 60-foot tree fell onto the roof of his home on Clark Street. He was given the phone number to emergency management at the fire station and was advised to contact his insurance company.
11:48 a.m. Police assisted the fire department with a person stuck in an elevator on Highland Avenue.
2:50 p.m. Police took a report of a preacher with a megaphone on Essex Street causing a disturbance.