ESSEX — Police investigated a report of illegal dumping on Apple Street.

A man called police at 6:58 a.m. Monday to report that the driver of a red Dodge pickup truck had just dumped several bags of trash on the side of the road.

Officers found the trash and searched through it in an attempt to identify the culprit. However, most of the trash bags were filled with empty beer cans and, as of Monday morning, officers were unable to identify the culprit.

The Rescue Squad transported a man from Woodman's Restaurant to Beverly Hospital at 3:35 p.m. Saturday.

Jonathan L'Ecuyer can be reached at 978-283-7000 x3451, or jl'ecuyer@gloucestertimes.com

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