An officer on patrol at 4:38 a.m. Tuesday found that the harborside lane of Western Avenue at Stacy Boulevard was filled with vehicles, when the city did allow parking there until 6 a.m. in preparation for Tuesday night's Horribles Parade.
Most of those vehicles had people sleeping in them, and police told them to move. The remaining vehicles were ticketed, and one was towed from the scene.
Gloucester police received a call from a Main Street man at 4:14 p.m. Monday saying that his landlord locked him out of his studio. Police said they couldn't order his landlord to open the studio and advised him to take the matter up as a civil issue.
An officer on patrol Monday at 10:02 p.m. saw that someone had dumped an exercise bike in Seaside Cemetery. The officer notified the Department of Public Works, and asked that a crew remove the bike.
A Sargent Street resident called police at 11:51 p.m. Monday to report that someone was looking into her windows. Police searched the area and found no one.
A Trask Street resident came into the station at 3:40 a.m, Tuesday and told police that, after he had two tenants evicted on July 1, he found the apartment destroyed and the glass top to the stove shattered.
Police advised him to take pictures of the damage and bring the matter to small claims court.
Steven Fletcher may be contacted at 1-978-283-7000 x3455, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at @stevengdt.