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November 30, 2012

Essex Police/Fire: Phone, owner reunited

Essex Police/Fire

ESSEX — A cellphone and its owner are back together, thanks to a good Samaritan.

On Thursday, shortly after 11 a.m., a person turned a cell phone in to police at the Martin Street station.

Police were able to locate and notify the owner, who picked up the phone.

Police were asked to check on a John Wise Avenue resident at 10:32 Friday morning. The responding officer said everything was fine.

A fire alarm was set off at 11:19 a.m. Thursday at a Western Avenue business. The alarm was set off by mistake.

James Niedzinski can be reached at 978-283-7000 x 3455 or

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