Police are investigating breaks into 11 cars Gloucester between Sunday morning and Tuesday noon, with the items taken ranging from global positioning system (GPS) units to medications.
Though the cars were located all over the city, the common denominator, police said Tuesday, was that the cars were all unlocked.
Police said the breaks do not seem to all be related to one another.
The Fire Department rushed to the scene of a brush fire off Western Avenue at 11:38 a.m. Tuesday, and were able to clear the scene at 1:23 p.m.
The fire was confined to brush and woods, with no reported property damage and no injuries.
Robert Hopkins, 26, of Granite Street in Gloucester, was arrested at 3:13 a.m. Tuesday on charges of assault and battery, trespassing and disorderly conduct.
Hopkins allegedly forced his way into a party on Granite Street, and is accused of striking a woman after he was forced to leave the party.
Police found Hopkins and the woman he is alleged to have hit arguing in the street. The woman refused medical treatment.
Benjamin Muise, 22, of Mount Vernon Street, was arrested on a drug charge and three outstanding warrants in his home at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Muise was found in the house, and police allegedly found needles and several bags of what they believe to be heroin on Muise.
Muise was charged with possession of a Class A substance in addition to the existing warrants.
A Beverly woman attempted to drive the wrong way onto Main Street at 4:50 p.m. Monday, but was stopped by police. The woman said she had not seen any indication that Main Street was one-way, but she was cited anyway.
Police ticketed several cars on Bass Avenue and Nautilus Road on Monday afternoon, turning Harbor Road into a one-way street at Atlantic Avenue to ease the traffic to, from and around Good Harbor Beach.
Stephanie Bergman can be reached at 978-283-7000 x3451, or email@example.com.