Road Rage on Paradise and Laser Beam Shined Into House Next Door

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

Saturday, Nov. 17

  • At 9:12 a.m., Swampscott police received a report that a motor vehicle was broken into on Hillside Avenue.  
  • At 9:22 a.m., a caller reported that a group of young people were playing soccer in the road at Longley Avenue and Ocean Avenue, creating a hazardous condition. They moved to the grass.
  • At 1:25 p.m., Lakeville police requested that an Elliott Street resident contact them regarding an abandoned black Saturn in Lakeville. 
  • At 1:29 p.m., police received a report that an older man in a white convertible blocked the street with his vehicle at Elmwood Road and Paradise Road to yell at a woman in another vehicle. The man yelled at the woman after she honked her horn at him for cutting her off. He took off east on Paradise and she went south. The man was an older guy with white hair and a goatee.
  • At 3:27 p.m., police received a report of a mother and daughter panhandling outside Whole Foods Market. Police were to check on them and see if they needed assistance.
  • At 5:16 p.m., police received a report form a Hillside Avenue caller that their car had been entered overnight. 
  • At 8:22 p.m., a caller reported what looked like flames in a third floor window on Humphrey Street at Incognito Salon. They were Christmas lights in the window. No fire.
  • At 10:11 p.m., a caller reported that there were a lot of loud people at the Veterans Post on Pine Street.  Police talked to the bartender. It was a Toys for Tots event. The music was shut down and the event was to end early.

Sunday, Nov. 18

  • At 11:31 a.m., a Windsor Avenue caller reported that his neighbor's dog was in the backyard, loose, and his kids couldn't go out to play because the dog was barking at them. Police located the dog's owner on Elmwood. 
  • At 5:41 p.m., police received a report that a maroon Altima parked at 960 Humphrey St. was struck by another vehicle. 
  • At 7:07 p.m., an upset caller on Redington Street reported that a juvenile in the home next door was shining a laser beam into his living room. 
  • At 9:05 p.m., a woman on Puritan Road said she and her boyfriend had a verbal argument. He took off in her car. The woman said she wanted to talk to police but not press charges.

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



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