LAWRENCE — A woman returned to her Chester Street apartment to discover she had been the victim of a burglary, police said.
Angela Nunez, told Officer David Moynihan Jr. she found the common entry door to the building open and the front door to her apartment wide open when she returned at 3 p.m. Thursday.
Once she went inside, she noticed an Acer laptop computer, a DSI game, a Sony DVD player, and a PlayStation 3 were missing.
Moynihan checked with an upstairs neighbor who said he wasn't home between noon and 3:30 p.m. and not heard anything while he was home.
Police said there are no suspects or witnesses.
The break was reported at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, police said.
Manager thwarts try to pass bogus $100 bill
HAVERHILL — A man who tried to pay for $8 worth of food at the South Main Street McDonalds with a counterfeit $100 bill, left hungry and minus the change after the night manager detected the fake bill and refused to give him his order.
Kyle Van Buskirk, manager of the restaurant at 63 S. Main St., told Officer Paul Malone the man entered the restaurant about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and ordered $8 worth of food and paid with a $100 bill. Van Buskirk said night manager Emil Concepcion examined the bill in the back room, determined it to be a fake, and refused to give the man his food order.
The man left the store leaving the bill behind.
The bill was seized and held as evidence by police.
The following were taken from area police logs for Thursday:
Loud music: 171 East St., 3:28 a.m.
Disturbance: 5 Pheasant Hill Lane, 7:32 a.m.
Car crash: 9 Park Ave., no injuries, 9:55 a.m.
Car crash: 400 Lowell St., no injuries, 12:35 p.m.
Car break: 67 Pleasant Valley St., 2:40 p.m.
Disturbance: 11 Lippold Ave., 3:05 p.m.
Arrest: Amy Wasson, 28, 102 Railroad Ave., Seabrook, N.H., knowingly being present where heroin is kept, no license in possession, equipment violations, 224 East St., 3:20 p.m.
Arrest: Nathan Eaton, 29, Milford, distribution of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate drug laws, possession of heroin, 224 East St., 3:20 p.m.
Arrest: Steven Crowe, 28, Raymond, N.H., possession of heroin, conspiracy to violate drug laws, 224 East St., 3:20 p.m.
Arrest: Rosendo Ortiz, 29, 192 Union St., Lawrence, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, distribution of heroin, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate drug laws, 224 East St., 3:20 p.m.
Disturbance: 70 Pleasant Valley St., 5 p.m.
Car crash: East and Prospect streets two cars, no injuries, 5:25 p.m.
Loud music: 53 Oakland Ave., 7 p.m.
Loud music: 446 Prospect St., 10:52 p.m.
Disturbance: 90 Pleasant Valley St., 11:43 p.m.
Theft: 360 Winthrop Ave., 11:47 a.m.
Theft: 30 Marblehead St., 12:44 p.m.
Car crash: Berkeley Road and Turnpike Street, no injuries, 2:07 p.m.
Disturbance: 2170 Turnpike St., couple arguing in the middle of Route 114, 4:15 p.m.
Car crash: 733 Turnpike St., hut and run, 6:04 p.m.
Disturbance: 86 Beverly St., 6:54 p.m.
Car crash: 550 Salem St., under investigation, 9:32 p.m.
Car crash: Lowell Street, no injuries, 7:33 a.m.
Arrest: Barry Santini, 59, Waltham, driving under the influence of alcohol second offense, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, 100 Tewksbury St., 9:54 a.m.
Car crash: Main Street, hit and run, 12:33 p.m.
Arrest: Timothy Herman, 29, 40 Lisa Lane, Lawrence, speeding, failure to stop for a police officer, 1 Union St., 8:28 p.m.
Disturbance: 383 Haverhill St., 2:08 a.m.
Disturbance: 279 S. Broadway, 2:32 a.m.
Car theft: 98 Cross St., 2:49 a.m.
Vandalism: 49 Basswood St., 5:19 a.m.
Car theft: 68 Hancock St., 5:32 a.m.
Car break: 113 Dorchester St., 6:52 a.m.
Theft: 89 S. Broadway, 7:13 a.m.
Car break: 65 Greenfield St., 10:22 a.m.
Disturbance: 106 Parker St., 11 a.m.
Theft: 175 Abbott St., 12:46 p.m.
Arrest: Christopher Rivera, 23, Lowell, driving after suspension, speeding, Common and Lawrence streets, 1:05 p.m.
Disturbance: 57 Winthrop Ave., 1:28 p.m.
Arrest: Prandy Tavarez, 34, 5 Whitman St., assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, 75 Newton St., 2 p.m.
Disturbance: 99 Winthrop Ave., 2:35 p.m.
Car crash: Lawrence and Methuen streets, no injuries, 2:49 p.m.
Theft: Ames and Providence streets, 3:07 p.m.
Disturbance: 34 Haverhill St., 3:53 p.m.
Theft: 200 Common St., 5:48 p.m.
Disturbance: 56 Railroad St., 6:39 p.m.
Arrest: Manual Diaz, 18, 20 Jasper St., driving without a license, driving an uninsured vehicle, driving an uninsured vehicle, attaching improper plates, receiving stolen property under $250, 134 Bernard Ave., 8 p.m.
Disturbance: 660 Haverhill St., 8:09 p.m.
Car crash: Lawrence and Park streets, 8:16 p.m.
Arrest: Leann Baker, 40, 620 Haverhill St., driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, reckless operation of a vehicle, driving without a license, 28 Bodwell St., 9:30 p.m.
Noise complaint: Groton Street and South Broadway, 9:31 p.m.
Disturbance: 143 Exchange St., 9:42 p.m.
Noise complaint: 294 Salem St., 9:45 p.m.
Arrest: Algenis Paulino, 19, 8 Washington St., reckless operation of a vehicle, negligent operation of a vehicle, speeding, failure to stop for a police officer, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, Broadway and Holly Street, 10 p.m.
Burglary: 135 Margin St., 10:36 p.m.
Noise complaint: 60 Allen St., 10:37 p.m.
Noise complaint: 54 Margin St., 11:05 p.m.
Disturbance: 20 Park St., 11:14 p.m.
Disturbance: 52 Myrtle St., 11:35 p.m.
Noise complaint: Lowell and Morton streets, 11:42 p.m.
Loud music: Beach Street, 12:41 a.m.
Shots fired: 1243 Cogswell St., 2:15 a.m.
Car break: 33 Observatory Ave., 3:33 a.m.
Car crash: 211 S. Main St., under investigation, 3:46 a.m.
Arrest: Maylene Arana, 31, 275 Washington St., driving under the influence of alcohol, open container violation, Bank Road, 6:30a.m.,
Vandalism: 141 Winter St., car damaged, 7:10 a.m.
Vandalism: 21 Bellevue Ave., car damaged, 8:39 a.m.
Car theft: 2 Bethany Ave., 11:38 a.m.
Loud music: 10 Hillside Place, 12:04 p.m.
Car break: 12 Blaisdell St., 12:29 p.m.
Disturbance: 25 Tersolo Road, 2:37 p.m.
Vandalism: 93 Beach St., car damaged, 4:05 p.m.
Theft: 18 Jackson St., 4:45 p.m.
Theft: 51 Belvidere Heights, 5:28 p.m.
Car crash: Broadway, under investigation, 6:05 p.m.
Loud music: High Street, 6:26 p.m.
Arrest: Filipe Jimenez, 32, 945 Riverside Drive, Methuen, driving after suspension, attaching improper plates, driving an unregistered vehicle, driving an uninsured vehicle, no inspection sticker, safety glass violation, Lafayette Square, 7 p.m.
Loud music: 368 River St., 7:02 p.m.
Arrest: Daniel Sargent, 21, 1 Ridgefield Road, Merrimac, driving after suspension, driving an unregistered vehicle, attaching improper plates, Franklin Street, 7:11 p.m.
Disturbance: 75 Temple St., 8:37 p.m.
Disturbance: 46 Newcomb St., 9:12 p.m.
Loud music: Blaisdell Street, 9:27 p.m.
Fireworks complaint: 22 Juneau Ave., 9:21 p.m.
Disturbance: 95 Winter St., 9:45 p.m.
Disturbance: 9 Dustin St., 11:04 p.m.
Disturbance: 41 Sterling Lane, 11:14p.m.
Car crash: 1020 North Broadway, under investigation, 11:40 p.m.