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Youth With Alcohol and Possible B&E

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

Wednesday, Nov. 7

  • At 8:17 a.m., a motorist reported to police that a black El Camino struck a parked motor vehicle at 90 Humphrey Street and continued to Lynn.  
  • At 1:16 p.m., two complaints were requested by the school resource officer at the high school for two youths in possession of alcohol. 
  • At 1:34 p.m., an Atlantic Avenue resident reported hearing the downstairs door slam while she was alone in the upstairs. Possible breaking and entering. Police carried out a walk-through at the residence and found that the home was secure.
  • At 4:56 p.m., a caller reported a motor vehicle being operated erratically on Paradise Road as it turned on to Longwood Drive.  
  • At 8:04 p.m., a caller reported receiving suspicious emails.
  • At 8:40 p.m., a Berkshire Street resident reported that a GPS device was stolen from a vehicle parked in the driveway.

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

Uncle Leo November 09, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Newsflash: high school kids sometimes drink alcohol. Happened 30 years ago when I was at SHS. The handful of burn-outs per grade were also known to have some blunts on the fire escape from time to time. Nothing new, certainly not an epidemic.
Whisky November 09, 2012 at 04:32 PM
"the fire escape..." We called it "The Verandah".
Lee Eric Freedman November 09, 2012 at 06:53 PM
We were allowed to smoke cigs between classes in the center courtyard at SHS -- 1984-85.(now the Middle School) if there was a signed parental permission slip on file in the office. Of course the teachers all smoked in the teacher's lounge. This was an attempt to curb smoking in the bathrooms and obviously before second hand laws, etc. All the burn-out kids hung out across the street from the main driveway. At the old Junior High on Greenwood Ave the burn-outs hung out at the wall on the Greenwood Terrace side of the school.
Frances Speranza November 13, 2012 at 05:01 PM
nothing new. just as sad

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