Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police log: 1-10-19

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Rafael Dejesus, 31, was arrested on a warrant charge of receiving stolen property at 2:44 p.m. Tuesday.

Kyla Horton, of 103 Washington St., was arrested on a warrant charge of armed robbery at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday.

Miguel Molina, 36, of 16 Sheldon St., was arrested and charged with operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and on warrant charges of two counts of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, no inspection/sticker and marked lanes violation at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday.

Shanaya Ramirez, 56, of 27 Lynn St., Chelsea, was arrested at 2:26 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 11:09 a.m. Tuesday at 53 Eastern Ave.; at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday at 303 Western Ave.; at 5:59 a.m. Wednesday at Essex and Rockaway streets; at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday at 43 State St.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 4:28 p.m. Tuesday at 103 Liberty St.; at 11:32 p.m. Tuesday at 30 Congress St.; at 10:26 a.m. Wednesday at 122 Johnson St.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 6:23 p.m. Tuesday at Western Avenue and Whiting Street.


A report of an assault at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday on Franklin Street.

A report of an assault and battery at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday on Collins Street; at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday on Gardiner Street.


A report of an overdose at 8:49 a.m. Wednesday on Hanover Street.


A report of motor vehicle theft at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday at 11 Howard St.

A report of a larceny at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday at Shaw’s Supermarket at 43 State St.; at 2:14 p.m. Tuesday at Richdale Convenience Store at 585 Essex St.; at 3:51 p.m. Tuesday at 9 Norcross Terrace.


A report of vandalism at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday at 20 Morris St.



Minor motor vehicle crash reported at 410 South Broadway on Tuesday at 2:32 p.m. Officer took report and stood by for tow.

False Alarms

An accidental 911 call was received from 9 Kimball Lane on Tuesday at 12:03 p.m. Officer confirmed it was accidental.

Lifeline alarm sounded at 15 Stanley Road on Tuesday at 12:25 p.m. Officer confirmed it was an accident.

Fire alarm reported at the Lynnfield Senior Center at 525 Salem St. on Tuesday at 12:38 p.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

False burglar alarm reported at the Lynnfield Middle School at 505 Main St. on Wednesday at 2:36 a.m. Officer reports building appears secure.

Medical Aid

A lift assist requested from 401 Ross Drive on Tuesday at 5:48 p.m. Service provided. Police were called back to the residence at 8:27 p.m. because the homeowner was locked out of the house.



A caller from the Blue Canoe called to report she received a call from someone claiming to be National Grid at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday. She stated they told her the electricity would be shut off if she didn’t pay her bill. She stated she was aware it was a scam but just wanted the police department to be aware.

A caller reported at 11:06 a.m. on Tuesday that the sign at the bottom of State Street is missing and, as a result, vehicles were illegally parking on the street. The Highway Department was notified.

A walk-in reported at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday that she received a call regarding her social security. She was advised not to call them back.

A caller reported a motor vehicle almost struck hers after it was driving at a high rate of speed on Pond Street and Peach Highlands at 4:27 p.m. on Tuesday. She stated she followed the motor vehicle and it went behind the Veteran’s School and believed the driver may be young or impaired. Responding officers checked the surrounding areas and were unable to locate the vehicle.

An officer was flagged down by someone who stated there was a child left unattended at CVS Pharmacy on Atlantic Avenue at 5:12 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding officers checked the store for the owner of the vehicle and reported the child did not seem to be in distress at the time. Officers found the child’s father and he stated his child is 6 years old and ran into the store for a brief moment to buy something.



Mayco Mendez, 24, of 57 Beacon Hill Ave., Apt 2, Lynn, was arrested on Tuesday at 11:12 a.m. following a motor vehicle stop at 286 Washington St. and 2 Granite St. and charged with the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no inspection sticker, and window obstruction.


Motor vehicle crash reported without injuries at Walgreens at 35 Main St. on Monday at 12:39 p.m. Officer reports paperwork was exchanged.

Report of a motor vehicle crash at 6 Esquire Road and 85 Andover St. on Monday at 1:11 p.m. Officer reports All-Star Tow en route, no injuries.

A motor vehicle crash without injuries was reported on Monday at 4:17 p.m. at 321 Lowell St. Both vehicles were towed by Arrington Towing. Passengers on the bus were picked up by a new bus. Officer will document.

A two-car motor vehicle crash with no injuries was reported at 85 Andover St. and 6 Esquire Drive on Monday at 4:41 p.m. Officer reports parties exchanged paperwork.

Motor vehicle crash with airbag deployment at 751 Lowell St. and 2 Catherine Drive on Tuesday at 8:19 a.m. Officer reported Gaeta’s Towing en route. Operator of the first car was being checked out by EMS from Atlantic. Operator of the second vehicle refused treatment.

Minor motor vehicle crash reported on Tuesday at 1:12 p.m. at the U.S. Post Office on Essex Green Drive. Officer assisted with paperwork exchange.

Animal Control

Fine in the amount of $25 was issued and mailed to Thomas Zellen, 5 Penn Road, for an unrestrained dog on Monday at 4:06 p.m. He received written and verbal warnings in 2018.

Report of an 8-year-old runaway red Labrador with an orange collar on Tuesday at 10:49 p.m. Cooper was last seen near Calumet Street. Animal Control officer reports pet was found and returned to the owner.

Caller left a voicemail reporting her neighbor was walking his dog off leash on Tuesday at 10:57 p.m. Animal Control officer suggested she continue to video the incidents in the event he continues to disregard the leash law.  


Woman reported her cell phone was stolen Saturday night at the Northshore Mall at 210 Andover St. on Monday at 4:19 p.m. Officer reports there are no suspects at this time.

Caller from Richdale at 139 Lynnfield St., Apt. 100 reported a gray sedan pulled into the parking lot and drove 15 miles per hour down Lynnfield Street while swerving on Monday at 6:20 p.m. Caller said he was concerned driver might be drunk. Officer checked the area and could not find any matching vehicle.

A small black plastic bag was found on Donna Street near a guardrail to enter the woods filled with nips and drug paraphernalia on Monday at 7:25 p.m. Officer will dispose.

Strong odor of gas reported at 6 Harris St. on Monday at 10:27 p.m. Found to be unfounded following an investigation by the Peabody Fire Department.

Homeowner at 2 Aborn Place said a car was left in front of his home after an accident on Tuesday at 8:01 a.m. Vehicle is being towed from the public way with heavy damage. Officer will document.  

Contractor requested an officer stand by while he collects his ladders from a client’s home at 59 Harrison Ave. on Tuesday at 8:36 a.m. The officer reports the ladders are not at the house. The homeowner has them at a different location and will have the ladders returned and contact the contractor to pick them up.

Starbucks at 240 Andover St. reports a woman screaming at another customer on Tuesday at 11:01 a.m. Officer reports suspect left prior to police arrival.

Suspicious 25-year-old man reported wearing a black hoodie pacing back and forth in front of 9 Oak Ave. on Tuesday at 11:43 a.m. Officer spoke with party who said he was waiting for a cab and working for a moving company in the area.

Medical Aid

Well-being check requested on Monday at 8:54 p.m. by a Dunkin’ Donuts employee about a man in a green jacket sleeping outside the coffee shop at 3 Central St. and is concerned for his safety since he could be under the influence of drugs. Store reports party is alert and leaving the area on foot toward Walnut Street. Officers checked the area and could not locate him.

Request for a well-being check requested at 6 Downing Road on Tuesday at 10:35 a.m.



A report of a motor vehicle accident at Polcari’s Restaurant on Broadway at 12:22 p.m. Tuesday; at Staples Office Supply Store on Broadway at 1:34 p.m. Tuesday; at 2:18 p.m. Tuesday; at Ken’s Car Care Center on Ballard Street at 6:36 p.m. Tuesday; on 107 at the Revere line at 9:31 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of wires down at 113 Essex St. at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday.

A caller reported she received several inappropriate letters over the past few months from an unknown person on Waban Street at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

A caller reported her father broke a door inside a residence on Main Street at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday.

A caller reported a man was giving him a hard time about a lighter and how much it cost and the caller believed the man was going to come into the shed where he was and strike him at 6:12 p.m. Tuesday.

Multiple calls for two unknown men pulling on car handles on Broadway at 7:48 a.m. Wednesday.



A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 110 Paradise Road at 3:24 p.m. on Tuesday.


A report of suspicious activity at CVS Pharmacy, 413 Paradise Road, at 7 a.m. on Tuesday; at 115 Paradise Road at 12 a.m. on Wednesday.

A report of a neighbor problem at 5 Ingalls Terrace at 11:36 a.m. on Tuesday.

A report of a disturbance at 215 Burrill St. at 5:06 p.m. on Tuesday.


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