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July 10, 2013

Rockport Police/Fire: Fraudulent check reported

Rockport Police/Fire

ROCKPORT — A Main Street woman came into the police station about 4:30 p.m. Monday to report a fraudulent check she’d received.

Police said the woman just wanted it on record.

In other news from the logs of the Rockport Police and Fire departments:

On Monday at 7 p.m., people were reported going door to door on Marshall Street asking residents to sign up for cable services. Police advised the solicitors to get the proper permits and return later.

Firefighters responded to a Mount Pleasant Street residence when a carbon monoxide detector was sounding off Tuesday at 4:45 a.m. Police said the detector was defective.

A false fire alarm rang through just before 5 a.m. on Tuesday on Marmion Way.

At 3:45 p.m. Monday, a Broadway resident was transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester.

A man was transported from Long Beach at 5:20 p.m. Monday to the Gloucester hospital.

James Niedzinski can be reached at 978-283-7000 x3455 or

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