The following is an excerpt from the Swampscott Police logs.
Monday, Sept. 17
- At 6:50 a.m., police found a manhole cover that had been opened on Humphrey Street on the northbound lane about 50 yards away from Anthony's Pier 4. They put the cover back on the hole.
- At 8:50 a.m., police received a complaint from a Morton Hill Avenue residence about wood-cutting on Manson.
- At 9:48 p.m., police checked the driveway at a Gale Road residence for a white Lexus with Florida plates that was reportedly involved in a hit-and-run accident in Salem.
- At 4:36 p.m., a caller reported that youth were setting up skate ramps on the tennis courts at the Swampscott Middle School. The caller was concerned that the skateboards would damage the courts.
- At 4:51 p.m., police received a report of a single-vehicle accident in a parking lot near Whole Foods Market. The driver hit a wooden barrier and backed over it and was stuck. Police called a tow truck.
- At 8:23 p.m., two car loads of kids were partying at the corner of Phillips and Hawthorne. Several of the kids took off running. Police noted there were youth under 21 in possession of alcohol. Police waited for parents to come pick up their kids.
- At 9:16 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident between a car and a motorcycle at Greenwood and Humphrey.
- At 10:27 p.m., police responded to a report of a person throwing bottles off a porch on Phillips Street. Police found a bottle smashed in the driveway.
- At 11:14 p.m., police received a report of a man in a Black Honda accosting a female who was walking on Redington Street.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
- At 1:17 a.m., police received a report of from a Berkshire Street caller who said her brother was threatening to kick in the door and get violent.
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