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Woman Faces OUI Charges After Allegedly Fleeing Crash Scene

A roundup of Wenham Police and Fire Department activity for July 11-12.

The following activity for the and comes from the Hamilton-Wenham Emergency Center for Wednesday, July 11 through Thursday, July 12.

Wednesday, July 11

1:18 a.m. A verbal warning was issued after a car stop at Cherry and Pleasant streets.

7:06 a.m. Assistance was rendered on School Street.

7:11 p.m. Animal control was called for an animal call at a William Fairfield Drive address.

7:24 a.m. A fire alarm on William Fairfield Drive was caused by an accidental activation or defective alarm.

8:13 a.m. Mutual aid was provided to Gloucester.

8:47 a.m. Traffic control was provided in the downtown square.

12:02 p.m. A verbal warning was issued after a car stop at Grapevine Road and Larch Lane.

1:31 p.m. A suspicious person reported on Route 128 northbound north of exit 17 was gone when officers arrived.

3:46 p.m. A verbal warning was issued after a car stop on Main Street.

5 p.m. Suspicious activity was reported on Grapevine Road.

5:18 p.m. A female was arrested after a hit-and-run crash on Larch Row. Police said the crash occurred near 200 Larch Row. Nobody was injured and there was minor damage to both vehicle that were involved, but one vehicle allegedly fled afterward. Later, police arrested Caren L. Bensley, 48, of 110 Larch Row in Wenham at her home. She was charged with operating under the influence of liquor and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

Thursday, July 12

12:52 a.m. Medical attention was refused after an ambulance call to Ferrin Hall at .

9:32 a.m. A ticket was issued after a car stop on Larch Row.

11:08 a.m. A ticket was issued after a car stop on Grapevine Road.

12:45 p.m. An animal call was handled in Topsfield Road.

2:29 p.m. A 911 hang-up or wrong dial call came from a William Fairfield Drive address.

3:35 p.m. A verbal warning was issued after a car stop on Grapevine Road.

3:50 p.m. A verbal warning was issued after a car stop at Grapevine and Gussett roads.

For any questions on this blotter, please contact robertg@patch.com.

Yuri October 09, 2012 at 08:50 PM
I remember hearing about this when it happened this summer, and forgot to follow up til now. I asked my car accident lawyer friend who works a lot in Newburyport what the outcome of this case would probably be. http://www.leojdunnlaw.com/newburyport-ma-personal-injury-lawyer/

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