, Gloucester, MA

April 30, 2013

Essex Police/Fire: Dog is OK after brush with car

Essex Police/Fire

By James Niedzinski
Staff Writer

---- — ESSEX — Police responded to reports of a dog hit by a car on Main Street Friday around 5:45 p.m.

Police managed to find the owner, and said Monday that the dog was in good condition.

An erratic operator was reported to police Friday around 9 p.m., however police could not find any vehicle near Addison Street.

Police said a Patriots Landing resident reported a neighbor was threatening their dogs Saturday around 11:17 p.m. Police responded, but said no charges are being sought.

Police responded to a commercial burglar alarm Saturday around 3:30 p.m. on Western Avenue, but officers at the scene found it had been accidentally set off by an employee.

Another false alarm sounded off at a Main Street business Sunday around noon.

Saturday, around 2:30 a.m., a Western Avenue woman was transported to Beverly Hospital.

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