All was quiet and orderly in North Andover on Monday night when suddenly a resident at 105 Kara Drive saw a coyote on the front porch.
Police were called at 7:19 p.m. and Officer Jay Staude went to the home. Staude asked that the state Environmental Police be called, but that agency did not have any officers on duty in the area, according to the police log.
Staude was able to shoo the coyote away from the front porch and it headed into the nearby woods, police said. The animal was a young coyote and residents reported it made more appearances in the neighborhood the following day, according to police Lt. Charles Gray.
Residents with concerns or questions about coyotes should call Animal Control Officer Amy McCarthy at 978-683-3168, Gray said. Police advise residents to keep their dogs and cats inside if coyotes are seen in their neighborhoods.
The following items were recently taken from area police logs:
:House break: North Main Street, 11:19 a.m.
Theft: Martingale Lane, 12:15 p.m.
Theft: Railroad Street, 3:35 p.m.
:Domestic incident: Lincoln Circle, 8 a.m.
Theft: Elm Street, 10:01 a.m.
:Arrest: Jill Day, 28, of 96 North Main St., Andover, assault and battery on a household member, North Main Street, 1:12 a.m.
Arrest: Brittany Primeau, 23, of 11 Al St., Derry, operating under the influence of liquor, Dascomb Road, 2:28 a.m.
Domestic incident: River Road, 11:13 a.m.
:Hit-and-run crash: Balmoral Street, 12:32 p.m.
:Arrest: Fernando Alvarado, 38, of 119 Annex St., first floor, Methuen; distribution of heroin, Water and Chandler streets, 3:20 p.m.
Arrest: Lyndsay Pratt, 20, of 88 Hall Road, Londonderry; knowingly being present where heroin is kept, Water and Chandler streets, 3 p.m.
Arrest: Brandon Dumont, 20, of 88 Hall Road, Londonderry; illegal possession of heroin, Water and Chandler streets, 2:38 p.m.
Arrest: Pablo Ortiz, 38, of 5 Pearl St., Lawrence; armed robbery while masked, 305 South Broadway, 6 p.m.
Arrest: Juan Dedios Muniz, 33, of 275 Water St., first floor, Lawrence; armed robbery while masked, illegal possession of a firearm, disorderly conduct, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, 305 South Broadway, 8:32 p.m.
:Arrest: Gilberto Caraballo Ortiz, 26, of 4 Hey St., Lawrence; illegal distribution of heroin, illegal possession of heroin with intent to distribute, Saratoga and Myrtle streets, 2:22 p.m.
Arrest: Edwin Richardo Harrigan, 26, of 49 Exchange St., Lawrence; disturbing the peace, 49 Exchange St., 8:27 p.m.
Arrest: Fabiola Tejeda-Reyes, 48, of 330 Jackson St., #1, Lawrence; domestic assault and battery and malicious destruction of property valued under $250, 1 So. Union St., 1:49 a.m.
:Arrest: 15-year-old girl, domestic assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property, 194 Park St., 12:19 p.m.
Arrest: Michael Angel Duran, 25, of 11 Lawrence St., #803, Lawrence; disorderly conduct, Broadway and Cross street, 3:16 a.m.
Arrest: David Vasquez, 69, of 246 Farnham St., #3, Lawrence; larceny of property valued under $250, 220 South Broadway, 2:17 p.m.
Arrest: Jesus Gonzalez, 18, of 318 Lawrence St., #1, Lawrence; trespassing, disorderly conduct, threats, 179 Arlington St., 11:43 p.m.
Arrest: Jose Valdez, 20, of 174 Arlington St., Lawrence; trespassing, disorderly conduct, 179 Arlington St., 11:57 p.m.
Arrest: Walton Valentin, 30, of 290 Broadway, #4, Methuen; violation of a protective restraining order, domestic assault and battery, larceny of property valued over $250 and threatening to commit a crime, 161 So Broadway, 10 a.m.
Arrest: Anny Sanchez, 34, of 418 Howard St., Lawrence; disorderly conduct, 418 Howard St., 5:11 a.m.
Arrest: Evigan Nieves, 30, of 9 Falmouth St., Lawrence; drinking in public, 389 Broadway, 2 a.m.
Arrest: Nelson Santiago, 32, of 31 Whitman St., Lawrence; drunken driving, driving an unregistered motor vehicle, 4 Chelmsford St., 7:41 p.m.
:Arrest: Erasno Aragon, 34, of 78 East Haverhill St., #1, Lawrence; driving without a license, weaving, Franklin and Concord streets, 12:08 a.m.
Arrest: Joshua Garcia, 22, of 6 Oakland Road, Lawrence; illegal possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, 14 Beacon St., 6:22 p.m.
:Crash: Golf cart hit by motor vehicle, Summit Place Apartments, 142 Pleasant Valley St., 3:28 p.m.
Hit and run: 41 Center St., 10:55 p.m.
:Citation issued for speeding: Turnpike Street, 6:24 a.m.
Arrest: Arianna Jackson, 24, of 42 Preston St., Danvers, driving after license suspension, failure to stop or yield, Chestnut and Turnpike streets, 1:50 p.m.
Accident with injury: near 550 Turnpike St., 2:58 p.m.
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