Five Cars Broken Into Thursday

The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police logs. Where charges are mentioned it does not indicate a conviction.


The following is an excerpt from the logs.

Thursday, Sept. 13

  • At 10:11 a.m., an Essex Avenue resident reported that a camera was stolen from the resident's car overnight.
  • At 11:11 a.m., a Humphrey Street caller reported that a dog at a Bellevue Avenue residence had been barking and howling for several hours. 
  • At 12:13 p.m. an Elmwood Road resident reported that an American flag had been ripped from its staff, the post damaged and other property damaged. Flamingos were left behind.
  • At 12:32 p.m., a Pine Street resident reported that the resident's car had been broken into. 
  • At 12:33 p.m., the Senior Center reported sensitive material had arrived in the mail. 
  • At 1 p.m., an Essex Avenue resident said her Buick had been broken into overnight, though nothing was stolen.
  • At 5:23 p.m., a resident on Middlesex Avenue reported that a motor vehicle had been broken into.
  • At 5:51 p.m. police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Elmwood and Paradise Road. The vehicle struck the traffic island and at least two tires were flattened.
  • At 10:38 p.m., an Erie Street resident came into the station and reported her motor vehicle had been broken into overnight.  

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David E. Peterson, Esq. September 17, 2012 at 02:24 PM
So... vandals left flamingos as their calling card?
Terry Date September 17, 2012 at 09:36 PM
We've been meaning to confirm that, David.


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