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Police log: 10-22-18

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Craig Catton, 37, of 92 Bypass Lane, Derry, New Hampshire, was arrested and charged with Class A drug possession and on warrant charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, Class A drug possession and state highway traffic violation at 10:26 p.m. Saturday.

Cornell Johnson, 36, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property and on warrant charges of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, uninsured motor vehicle/trailer and miscellaneous equipment violation at 3:37 p.m. Friday.

Georgios Keskinidis, 36, of 82 Judge Road, was arrested and charged with trespassing at 2:40 p.m. Saturday.

Brock Maison, of 100 Willow St., was arrested on warrant charge of intimidating a witness/juror/court official, assault with a dangerous weapon and threat to commit crime at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Igor Tereshchenko, of 17 Alice Ave., was arrested on a warrant charge of failure to register as a sex offender at 4:45 p.m. Friday.

Banard Williams, of 1821 Bay Road, Sharon, was arrested on warrant charges of violation of an abuse prevention order, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and use of a motor vehicle without authority at 10:16 p.m. Friday.


A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 12:40 p.m. Friday at Franklin and Lyman streets; at 1:10 p.m. Friday at 5 Brimblecom St.; at 5:30 p.m. Friday at 114 Union St.; at 5:34 a.m. Saturday at 191 Linwood St.; at 9:56 a.m. Saturday at Hanover and N Common streets; at 10:58 a.m. Saturday at 9 Herbert Place.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 1:14 p.m. Friday at Shop Kwik Superette at 534 Lynnfield St.; at 5:04 p.m. Friday at 54 State St.; at 11:18 p.m. Friday at 71 Birch St.; at 12:06 p.m. Saturday at Great Woods Road and Lynnfield Street; at 2:48 p.m. Saturday at 534 Western Ave.; at 3:23 p.m. Saturday at Florence and Gardiner streets; at 11:36 a.m. Sunday at 1067 Western Ave.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:55 p.m. Friday at Chatham and Saratoga streets; at 7:56 p.m. Friday at 484 Western Ave.; at 10:01 p.m. Friday at 9 Wellington St.; at 8:25 p.m. Saturday at Eastern Avenue and Stanwood Street; at 12:12 a.m. Sunday at 396 Chatham St.


A report of an assault at 2:21 a.m. Saturday on Newhall Street.

A report of an assault and battery at 10:02 a.m. Saturday on Springvale Avenue.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 3:01 p.m. Friday at 38 Exchange St.


A report of a gunshot at 6:30 p.m. Friday on Pleasant Street.


A report of an overdose at 7:21 p.m. Friday on Chestnut Street; at 8:37 a.m. Sunday on Lincoln Street.


A report of a larceny at 3 p.m. Friday at 161 Walnut St.; at 4 p.m. Friday at 1 Central Square; at 10:54 a.m. Saturday at 15 Bellevue Road; at 1:46 p.m. Saturday at 37 Essex St.; at 5:31 p.m. Saturday at Bruno’s Bar at 854 Western Ave.

A report of a robbery at 8:28 p.m. Friday at Chestnut and Pond streets; at 2:34 a.m. Sunday at 280 Union St.

A report of motor vehicle theft at 1:57 a.m. Sunday at 12 Regina Road; at 9:39 a.m. Sunday at 12 Regina Road; at 10:42 a.m. Sunday at 1 Everett St.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 4:30 p.m. Friday at 18 Holland Ave.



Jack A. Meyers, 30, of 24 Estes St., Lynn, was arrested and charged with heroin possession and on a warrant at 9:01 a.m. Saturday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 8:59 a.m. Friday on Bessom Street.

A woman reported a car struck her leg when she was walking/crossing Washington Street at 3:03 p.m. Friday. She said the driver got out of the car and apologized, saying there was a solar glare.


A caller reported at 9:20 a.m. Friday at School and Pleasant streets that a man was walking in the area of Starbucks and the bank with a sign that indicated he “wishes people would die.” The caller was aware of the man’s First Amendment rights, but felt the sentiment in the signs was escalating.

A caller reported a man in a red hat walking in the area of the station with signs she felt were threatening at 10:02 a.m. Friday. She was told he was exercising his First Amendment rights.

A report of suspicious activity at 1:31 p.m. Friday on Humphrey Street. A caller reported seeing a man in quasi-work clothes with a clipboard and meter of some sort walk onto and around the property. The caller thought the person was casing the property as the person seemed to be waiting for the mail person to finish. The homeowner told police there was work going on at the house, but no one matching the person’s description was found in the area; at 4:19 p.m. Friday on Front Street. A caller reported she found a man in her kitchen on Tuesday. She didn’t report it at the time, but said she now thought she knew who the man was and wanted to file a report. Police reported the man was a worker hired by a landlord. The caller was upset because the landlord didn’t tell her that anyone was going to do work and she was in her pajamas.

A report of kids on bikes with silly string riding through the parking lot at 1:50 p.m. Friday on Pleasant Street. A caller reported almost striking the pair as he drove into the lot. Police reported the kids were cleaning up the silly string before they moved along

A caller reported a crossing guard yelled at her for speeding in the school zone at 3:13 p.m. Friday on Turner Road. The crossing guard was from Coffin School, and was driving in front of the woman before getting out of her car to yell at her for speeding. The caller said she was a crossing guard herself for years and would never speed in the school zone.

An employee from 7-Eleven reported two people were fighting inside the store at 12:30 a.m. Saturday on Pleasant Street. The caller thought one of them had a weapon.

A report of a man on the porch at 9:01 a.m. Saturday on Pleasant Street. A caller reported there was a man sitting on his porch charging his phone, who told him that he had no money. The man said he lived in Lynn and needed to call for a ride home. The caller described him as in his 20s and dirty. The man was later reported to be hitchhiking on Pleasant Street. Jack A. Meyers, 30, of Lynn was arrested.

A report of man looking into windows at 11:59 p.m. Saturday on Water Street. No such person was observed by police.

A report of neighbors playing drums at 1:32 a.m. Sunday on Washington Street. An officer reported the neighbors were going to bed.



Anthony Giordano Jr., 41, of 21 Merrill Road, Saugus was arrested on Friday at 5:20 p.m. following a traffic stop at 527 Lowell St. and 2 Bourbon St. and charged with operating a motor vehicle after license suspension and a number plate violation.

Paul A. Caruccio, 43, of 11 Blueberry Way, was arrested following a neighborhood dispute on Saturday at 1:05 p.m. and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and threat to commit a crime.

Nicholas C. Harding, 26, of 111 Foster St., Apt. 401, was arrested following a traffic stop and charged with operating a motor vehicle after license suspension and a missing registration sticker on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Alex M. Larson, 29, of 199 Lowell St.was arrested following a traffic stop on Saturday at 8:23 p.m. at 192 Main St. and 2 Howley St. and charged with operating a motor vehicle after license suspension and no inspection sticker.


Alexandra Lee Demeo, 30, of 25 Franklin St., was issued a summons to appear in court following a traffic stop on Friday at 4:32 p.m. and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and not having an inspection sticker. All-Star Towing contacted for tow.

Joyce Santos, 35, of 23 Sherman St. Apt. 2, was issued a summons to appear in court following a motor vehicle crash with possible injuries on Saturday at 12:35 p.m. at 118 Lynn St. and charged with the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.    


A two-car motor vehicle crash was reported on Thursday at 4:23 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel at 8A Centennial Drive. Officer reports no injuries.

At 9:01 a.m. Friday, a motor vehicle crash was reported at 358 Lynnfield St. Officer assisted parties needing help exchanging paperwork

Caller requested assistance from an officer for a motor vehicle crash on Friday at 11:46 a.m. at Trader Joe’s at 300 Andover St. The officer assisted the operators with exchanging their information.
Report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:49 p.m. at the Cheesecake Factory at 210C Andover St.  Officer will stay on scene until AAA arrives to replace a flat tire.

Fire Department reports a motor vehicle crash on Friday at 12:50 p.m. at 81 Central St. at 1 Goldberg Road. Paperwork exchanged.

Animal Control

Caller from 111 Birch St. complained of an ongoing issue with a barking dog on Thursday at 6:41 p.m. Officer reports dogs are outside and homeowner will be taking them inside in five minutes; at 7:01 p.m. on Thursday reporting party called back to complain that the barking has continued since last response. Officer spoke with homeowner and reporting party.

On Friday at 1:17 p.m., caller from 2 Spinale Road reports his dog, Sonny, was bitten by his neighbor’s dog, Tucker, on Oct. 14, and Tucker has been quarantined. Tucker is licensed and vaccinated against rabies.


Caller reported a commercial truck is parked on the road where they are not supposed to be parked at 540 Jubilee Drive on Thursday at 6:35 p.m. Officer reports truck moved along.

On Thursday at 3:04 p.m. caller reported a man sleeping in a dark colored car on Grandview Avenue at Jills Way.  Officer reports no one was in the vehicle.

Caller from 122 Goodale St. reported a past assault on Thursday at 4:06 p.m. Officer will document the past road rage incident.

Request for assistance on Thursday at 4:44 p.m. by a party from 14 State St. who paid a contractor for work and has not seen or heard from them since. Officer will document and follow up as well.

A front desk employee from Extended Stay America at 200 Jubilee Drive, Apt. 201, reported a disoriented, barefoot woman attempting to get into rooms that are not hers on Thursday at 6:53 p.m. It is unknown if she is a guest of the hotel. Officer reports woman was taken to the hospital.

Employee at Shaw’s Supermarket at 210 South Andover St. reports a  bag of marijuana was left in the store on Thursday at 6:59 p.m. and will be left at the service desk.
Officer reports bag did not have any marijuana in it, just residue, officer will dispose of bag.
Caller who wanted to stay unknown reported a group of kids were jumping in and out of traffic on Foster Street on Thursday at 7:08 p.m.
Report of debris and glass in the left hand turn lane at Kappy’s Liquor at 175 Andover St. on Thursday at 7:24 p.m. Officer reports Department of Public Works notified.

On Thursday at 8:58 p.m. caller from 5 Tanners Court reported the sister of the owner of the home received a call from the neighbor who believes a party is in the residence who should not be there. Officer checked the area and could not locate anyone in the home.

A well-being checked requested on Thursday at 10:38 p.m.from a caller at 39 Murray St. who said she has not heard from her parents since 5:30 p.m. and it was unlike them. Officer reports all OK, parents will be making contact with reporting party.

A well-being check was requested by a father at 79 Aborn St.who told police he had concerns over statements made by his son on Thursday at 10:46 p.m. Officer reports party was taken  to Lahey Medical Center.

A 911 caller reported a disabled vehicle, possibly a black Honda Fit, at Lowell Street and Route 128 South on Thursday at 10:59 p.m. Party out of gas and officer will stand by. Vehicle is pulled off the road.

Report of a medical emergency at 12 Rutledge Road on Thursday at 11:41 p.m. where a 71-year-old woman fell and was unable to get up. Officer reports the patient refused medical attention.
On Friday at 12 a.m.  report of a party not feeling well at 24 Holten St., Apt. 3, a language issue. Party taken to Salem Hospital.

Caller reported a person having trouble breathing on Friday at 3:16 a.m. at 100 Brooksby Village, Apt. 507. Officer reports party taken to hospital.

Report of two suspicious vehicles  described as a white Jeep Cherokee, and a gray BMW parked on Westview Circle on Friday at 6:29 a.m. Officer reports area checked but vehicles not  located.

Overnight burglary reported at 8:02 a.m. on Friday at Bob Bonsaint & Sons  at 94 Foster St. Officer will document.

At 9:17 a.m. report of a person on the ground  at 13 Canterbury Drive. Unknown if the person is breathing. The resident was transported to Lahey Medical Clinic by Atlantic Ambulance.
A woman suffering from a possible stroke was reported on Friday at 9:18 a.m.at the Group Home, Bass River Inc. at 6 Azalea Lane. Patient taken to the Beverly Hospital

Resident from 91 Fairview Ave. reported she saw a suspicious person in the neighborhood on Friday at 10:54 a.m. The person is described as a white male with a beard and he was wearing a blue sweatshirt and blue plaid pajama pants. Officer searched area and could not locate anyone fitting that description.

Caller from the Main Barbershop at 146 Main St. reports someone broke the camera on Thursday at 6:56 p.m. Officer spoke with the involved party who said he would replace the camera. Reporting party said they are satisfied with that response.

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