Police log excerpts from Monday, Jan. 9 to Thursday, Jan. 12.
Monday, Jan. 16
At 2:58 p.m., police arrested a 50-year-old Swampscott man for being a fugitive from justice on a court warrant for fraud by check, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, operating an uninsured vehicle and operating an unregistered vehicle.
Editor's Note: These charges were later dismissed.
Thursday, Jan. 12
At 1:56 p.m., a 911 caller reported to police that a tree limb had broken free on Mountain Avenue, ripped down a power line and fallen on a motor vehicle. Police notified the fire department and National Grid.
At 3:30 p.m., police received a report of a tree limb falling at Thomas Road and Burrill Street, and debris from the limb striking a motor vehicle parked under the tree.
Friday, Jan. 13
At 9:24 a.m., police received a report of a possible breaking and entering at Willow Terrace. It turned out that the incident was weather/wind related.
At 2:15 p.m., police received a report of a traffic light being down on Burrill Street. Police notified the state Department of Public Works.
At 4:13 p.m., police received a report of a tree limb falling on Salem Street.
At 8:07 p.m., police received a report of yelling and screaming on Humphrey Street. The caller told the arriving officer that the loud people had left before police arrived.
Saturday, Jan. 14
At 1:57 a.m., an elderly female fell and broke her leg at an Atlantic Avenue address. She was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
At 7:11 p.m., a caller notified police of a loose dog on Sutton Place. A resident was holding the dog. An animal control officer was notified.
Sunday, Jan. 15
At 1:31 a.m., police received a report of an underage drinking party on Nason Road.
At 2 a.m., police received a report of a drunk pedestrian on Humphrey Street.
At 3:31 p.m., police received a report of a breaking and entering to a motor vehicle on Smith Lane.
Monday, Jan. 16
At 1:11 p.m., a resident reported an earlier breaking and entering attempt at an Essex Street residence.
At 4:11 p.m., a caller reported an earlier breaking and entering to a motor vehicle on Galloupes Point Road.
At 4:51 p.m., a Littles Point Road resident asked for help with water in the basement. The fire department was notified.
Tuesday, Jan. 17
At 12:08 p.m., police received a report from a Pine Street resident who came home and found a person inside the apartment. The intruder was a woman, perhaps in her mid-30s, wearing a black wool hat, black jacket and sunglasses. The person fled on foot down Superior Street toward Lynn.
At 3:34 p.m., police reported vandalism at the middle school.
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