Hypodermic Needle at a Beach Water Bubbler

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

Thursday, Oct. 25

  • At 8:35 p.m., police received a call reporting a small bonfire by the baseball stands at Phillips Park with kids possibly congregating at the fire.
  • At 9:23 p.m., a motorist stopped at the police station and reported seeing a hypodermic needle by a water bubbler on Humphrey Street at King's Beach. Police located the needle and secured it.

Friday, Oct. 26

  • At 8:22 a.m., a resident reported a napsack at the intersection of Redington Street and Sheridan Road.
  • At 9:32 a.m., a caller reported coming home to his Puritan Road home and finding that it had been broken into.
  • At 4:54 p.m., the manager at the Homegoods store at the Swampscott Mall reported a purse was found at the store.
  • At 10:28 p.m., a caller reported a loud party in the area of the Essex Street bridge.

Saturday, Oct. 27

  • Police responded to a report of a loud group in the street in the area of Essex Street and Essex Avenue. Police advised the parties to quiet down.

  For questions about the log, email swampscott@patch.com

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