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News in Salem

27

Oct

2016

Police Make Arrest in Shots Fired Incident

Early this morning at approximately 12:30 a.m., officers from the Salem Police Department responded to the area of Ward Street and Springfield Avenue in reference to a report of shots fired.

24

Oct

2016

Commonwealth's Attorney Secures Plea in Couvrette Case

City of Salem Commonwealth’s Attorney, Tom Bowers, has secured a no contest plea and conviction against Edward Francis Couvrette, a former Salem businessman.

6

Oct

2016

Guilty Pleas Secured in Child Murder Case from 2015

The City of Salem Commonwealth’s Attorney has secured guilty pleas against two adults who were responsible for the death of a four-year-old and injuries to a six-year-old who lived in the same home on Front Avenue.

28

Aug

2016

Salem Police Investigate Ambulance and Motorcycle Accident

This afternoon at 2:24 p.m., Salem Police Officers and Salem Fire and EMS members responded to the 1800 block of West Main Street in reference to a vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.

29

Jul

2016

Salem Police Make Arrest in Thursday Night Shooting

On July 28, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Salem Police responded to the 200 block of Chestnut Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a wounded victim lying outside of a home.

19

Jul

2016

Grand Jury Hands Down Additional Charges in James' Case

On Friday, July 15, a Grand Jury for the City of Salem returned indictments in connection with the November death of a three-month-old child.

19

Jul

2016

Arrest Made in Indecent Exposure Case

On July 7, officers responded to the 1800 block of West Main Street in reference to an indecent exposure complaint.

8

Jul

2016

Salem Police Seek Suspect in Road Rage Incident

On Thursday, July 7, at approximately 3 p.m., the Salem Police Department responded to the 100 block of Upland Drive in reference to a road rage incident.

8

Jul

2016

Salem Police Make Second Arrest in 7-Eleven Robbery

Both of the suspects involved in the armed robbery of the 7-Eleven store on Roanoke Boulevard in Salem last Saturday are now in custody.

6

Jul

2016

Salem Police Seek Suspect in 7-Eleven Robbery

On Saturday, July 2, at approximately 5:09 a.m., Salem Police responded to an armed robbery call at the 7-Eleven store located in the 2000 block of Roanoke Boulevard.
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