POLICE LOG: 85-Year-Old Danvers Man Charged With Drunk Driving

The following information was provided by the Danvers Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

At 9:04 p.m., police responded to Walmart for a report of a shoplifting involving three suspects.


Wednesday, Jan. 29

At 1:15 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Newbury Street. There were no injuries.

At 2:27 p.m., police arrested Richard Putnam, 85, 5 Coolidge Road, Danvers, and charged him with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (second offense). Police responded to Locust and North streets about a motorist stuck on a snow bank. Police arrested Putnam.


Thursday, Jan. 30

At 11:22 a.m., an officer spoke to a motorist on Charter Street who was parked in a crosswalk.

Voice of Reason February 02, 2014 at 04:36 PM
POLICE LOG: 85-Year-Old Danvers Man Charged With Drunk Driving. I wonder if this is the same elderly gentleman in a grey car who runs the four way stop in front of Danvers Town Hall. Watch out for him!
Brandon Souza February 04, 2014 at 06:11 PM
^^I have seen the guy your talking about he doesn't even break he just cruises right on through.
Voice of Reason February 04, 2014 at 06:31 PM
Exactly! He has no business on the road.


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