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August 27, 2013

Manchester Police/Fire: Gloucester man facing heroin charge

Manchester Police/Fire

MANCHESTER — A Gloucester man faces driving and drug charges after being found asleep in his car.

Jesse Grisson, 32, of Essex Avenue in Gloucester was arrested Saturday around 6:30 p.m. after an employee of Crosby’s Market on Summer Street reported seeing a man asleep in his car.

Grisson is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs and possession of a class A substance, heroin.

Police said Grissom was bailed out and was to appear in Salem District Court.

Sunday around 1:45 a.m., police received reports of fireworks going off in the area of Proctor Street. Officers responded but could not find anything when they arrived.

A group of youths on Singing Beach who were jumping off some nearby rocks Sunday around 3 p.m. attracted police attention. Police told the youths to stay off of the rocks.

On Singing Beach just past 6 p.m. Sunday, the animal control officer responded to an injured bird.

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

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