The following was taken from the Salem Police Department logs for Tuesday and Wednesday. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Tuesday, Oct. 30
5:14 p.m. Police responded to a report of a tree on wires on North Street.
5:27 p.m. Police issued a disorderly house notification to the tenants of the second floor of 20 Summit Street.
8:59 p.m. Police took a report of a past larceny. An employee of the Congress Street Market stated to police that at about 7:30 p.m. a male with short black hair entered the store as he was exiting to check the outside of the building. As he was coming back in the man exited the store with a 12-pack of Natural Ice, and when he saw the employee he froze for a second and then continued on his way. Another employee inside stated that the man did not pay for the beer.
10:55 p.m. Police responded to the Wendy's parking lot on Lafayette Street on a report of a male party laid out. Upon arrival he was seen laying on the ground in a handicapped spot. After making contact, the party stated "leave me alone I was sleeping." He was asked to stand up and found to be highly intoxicated. He was placed into protective custody.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
4:58 a.m. Police responded to a report of a suspicious party in the area of Gallows Hill Road and Almeda Street. Unable to locate a party dressed in black walking down Almeda Street.
8:48 a.m. Police responded to a report of flooding at the intersection of First Street and Traders Way; DPW on scene.
9:22 a.m. Police assisted the fire department with a telephone pole issue on Dearborn Street.
1:14 p.m. Police responded to a drunk person trying to get into a motor vehicle on Congress Street. The male party was found to be disoriented in a highly intoxicated state. He was confused and smelled of alcohol. He was placed into protective custody.
3:08 p.m. Police responded to a report of a party with an air horn on Essex Street. The party was an employee of the Gulu Gulu Café, and was using an air horn to overpower the volume of a religious group that was attracting a crowd through their preaching. She ceased her activity.
Clinton W. Henderson, of 17 Leavitt Street, will be charged with illegal possession of a Class A substance.
Kristy Lynne Silva, of 47 Leavitt Street, will be charged with illegal possession of a Class A substance.