GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

Top Stories

September 13, 2013

Gloucester Police/Fire: No charges filed in 'distracted' crash case

Police/Fire

A woman who told police she was “distracted by her phone” struck a parked vehicle on Prospect Street Wednesday about 1:49 p.m., damaging the parked vehicle’s door, mirror and tire.

The 21-year-old driver does not face charges, and a baby who was in the 21-year-old’s vehicle at the time of the crash was uninjured, according to paramedics.

Police said the woman agreed to pay for damages to the parked vehicle.

A 41-year-old Cherry Street woman was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license Wednesday about 2 p.m., after police stopped her on Dale Avenue.

Police had run a random license plate reader scan of Jennifer E. Shairs’s license plate, which found that Shairs’s license was suspended and non-renewable.

A man pulled what he reported to police was a dog carcass from the waters of Gloucester Harbor near Cape Pond Ice’s wharf Wednesday about 4:20 p.m.

Police were unsure of how long the carcass had been in the water, but noted that part of its face “appears” to be missing. Officers called animal control to investigate.

Marjorie Nesin can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3451, or at mnesin@gloucestertimes.com.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Top Stories

Pictures of the Week
Your news, your way
AP Video
FIFA Rejects Suarez Appeal Against Biting Ban World Cup Final Pits Argentina Against Germany Obama Responds to Hecklers on Immigration Chimp-attack Victim Lobbies Congress Police: Prostitute Linked to 2nd Death Thousands Attend NYC Firefighter's Funeral Neighbors Mourn Killing of Texas Family Art of Haitian Machete Fighting Revived Israeli-Palestinian Tensions, Attacks Escalate UN Secretary-General Urges Mideast Ceasefire 'Game of Thrones' Leads Emmy Nominees Raw: Australia Hosts Annual Beer Can Regatta At Texas Border, a Daily Tide of Poor Migrants Raw: Rescuers Push Beached Whale Back to Ocean Mass. Mayor: Families Lost Everything in Fire Four Kids, Two Adults Shot Dead Near Houston Connecticut Boy Dies Inside Parked Car Fans Dying to Be Near Jazz Greats Robots Gearing Up for Their Own 'World Cup'