A caller reported Thursday at 9 a.m. that someone was camping on Niles Beach. Police went to the beach and asked a lifeguard if she had seen a tent on the beach; she said she hadn’t. When police patrolled the area at 1:50 p.m. the lifeguard flagged them down and told them she had found a tent behind some trees on the private side of the beach.
An officer found the tent, full of food, clothing, and drinks. They found a hibachi-like grill outside as well, and inside found several containers of prescription medication. Officers left a note for the owner in the tent and took the medications back to the station. The owner came by at 3:49 p.m. to retrieve them, and police told him he had to take the tent down immediately.
A woman found a piece of bone on Coffin’s Beach on Thursday. She brought the bone into the police station at 1:58 p.m. Detectives are investigating.
A driver who struck a telephone pole on Eastern Avenue told police she was shaken but not hurt.
She told police that her steering wheel jerked to the right and pulled her car toward the pole as she was driving toward the traffic lights.
A driver behind her said he saw her Volvo station wagon’s front dip on the passenger’s side before it collided with the pole Thursday shortly after 2 p.m.
Paramedics transported the driver to Addison Gilbert Hospital for evaluation and Tally’s removed the vehicle.
Sabre Thompson, 23, of 87 Dennison St. was arrested on a charge of drunken driving Friday at 12:19 a.m. Police saw her car cross the median twice near Beacon Street and pulled her car over on Washington Street. The report states the officers noticed the smell of alcohol and ran her through field sobriety tests, which they said she failed.
A Hiltz Disposal truck backed into a house on Langsford Street on Thursday at 11:35 a.m. When police arrived, they found the truck parked on Viking Street. Officers discovered that driver Daniel Clarke, 22, of 52 Skytop Road in Ipswich had had his license suspended. He was issued a citation for that.
Police notified the homeowner of the damage, and Hiltz brought in another driver to move the truck.
Police found a man in a tuxedo walking up the Route 128 Extension on Friday at 2:44 a.m. He said a limo from a wedding dropped him off and he didn’t have a way to get home. Officers took the man to his residence at Mount Pleasant Avenue.
A Washington Street resident called police to report a possible hit-and-run accident on his property at 6:01 p.m. He said an outside wall had been moved four inches and he thought a large truck had struck it.
Officer told a man sleeping at the Fitz Henry Lane house to leave at 8:09 p.m. on Thursday.
Officers found a man passed out near Walgreens at 1:46 a.m. Friday. The man took some effort to wake up, but when officers finally roused him he refused medical treatment and walked home.
Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity in Burnham’s Field on Thursday at 8:26 a.m. They found three homeless people there and sent them on their way.
Beauport Ambulance transported a youth with a seriously injured arm to Addison Gilbert Hospital after he fell off his mountain bike Thursday at 10:37 a.m.
An Elm Street resident reported an intoxicated man in the road at 12:38 p.m. on Thursday. Police found the man standing in the middle of the road. He refused medical transport and walked home.
An Acacia Street woman told police Thursday at 1:15 p.m. that someone had stolen her son’s $150 mountain bike from her yard. She said she thought neighborhood kids might have taken it but didn’t have any specific suspects.
A Pearl Street man found someone had flattened his tire with lobster trap staples on Thursday at 2:43 p.m. He said his grandson, a lobsterman, might have done it as the two have a long-standing feud going.
Steven Fletcher can be reached at 978-283-7000 x3455, or email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @StevenGDT