In news taken from the logs of Cape Ann’s police and fire departments:

GLOUCESTER

Wednesday, May 20

1:48 p.m.: Sean T. Kelley, 38, of Prospect Street Apt. 2, was arrested for violating an abuse prevention order. 

ROCKPORT

Thursday, May 21

5:16 p.m.: Medical emergency on Thatcher Road. The person was transported by ambulance to Addison Gilbert Hospital. 

4:47 p.m.: Officers assisted a Mt. Pleasant Street resident who claimed to be the victim of identity theft. 

3:43 p.m.: Report of a smoking pile of wood chips on Main Street. The Fire Department was dispatched and cleared the area a short time later. 

3:13 p.m.: Medical emergency on Country Club Road. The person was transported by ambulance to Addison Gilbert Hospital. 

9:17 a.m.: The DPW assisted in removing boulders from the roadway on the corner of Thatcher Road and Glenmere Road. 

8:32 a.m.: Animal Control was notified of a raccoon walking around Smith Street.

MANCHESTER

Thursday, May 21

5:40 p.m.: A Woodcrest Road reported a group of snakes in their basement. Animal Control was notified. 

1:26 p.m.: Report of a car with a wheel falling off on Route 128 northbound. Officers pulled the vehicle over and told the driver to stop driving the car until the wheel was fixed. 

8:16 a.m.: Report of a deer hit by a car on Route 128 southbound. The state DPW was notified to remove the corpse. 

ESSEX

Friday, May 22

6:06 a.m.: A driver on Western Avenue received a citation for speeding. 

Thursday, May 21

1:38 p.m.: A truck parked on Main Street was tagged for having its attached boat trailer partially on the roadway.

11:26 a.m.: Two locked gates on Pond Street were reportedly cut open. Tire tracks were also found in the area. The matter is currently under investigation. 

9:28 a.m.: Medical emergency on Maple Street. The person was transported by ambulance to a hospital.

7:38 a.m.: A lost wallet was turned into police custody.

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