Peabody Police officers closed out the old year and opened the new with a minimum of criminal cases.
Officers took a report of theft of personal property Dec. 29. That case remains under investigation.
Some property was found and turned over to Peabody police officers Dec. 30. They returned the items to the owners.
On the last day of the month, local officers assisted Marion County sheriff’s officers with a DUI investigation.
Two subjects were arrested at 812 Chestnut Jan. 3, on battery charges. This case also is under investigation.