[Editor's Note: The following information was supplied by the Melrose Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.]
The Melrose Police Department has an anonymous tip line: 781-665-TIPS (8477). To text a tip to the Melrose Police Department, text MELROSE to 847411 (TIP411). The tip line is sponsored by the Melrose Police and the Melrose Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition.
The following is a sampling of entries from the Melrose Police log:
Peabody Man Arrested on Trio of Charges in Melrose
At 12:08 a.m. Sept. 22, Melrose Police conducted a motor vehicle stop. Andrew McKechnie, 20, of 3 Crestwood, Peabody, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a vehicle, failing to stop/yield and failing to wear a seat belt.
8:09 a.m.: Lebanon Street, reports of several cars broken into overnight. 12:34 p.m.: Kingsley Avenue, caller reported her car was burglarized overnight. 3:22 p.m.: Upham Street at Gooch Street, report of an accident involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene, and one person was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 5:07 p.m.: Lebanon Street, caller reported that someone went through their car and stole a 1/2 roll of quarters. 11:02 p.m.: Upham Street and Main Street, report of an accident.
4 a.m.: Franklin and Vinton Streets area, report of an accident.
9:38 a.m.: Warren Street, report of an infant trapped in a vehicle. Police and fire responded to the scene and rescued the child.
10:28 a.m.: Sixth Street, report of a dead hawk on a sidewalk. DPW was notified.
3:20 p.m.: Lincoln Street and Burrell Street, report of a large tree down on house.