Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 2-7-19

All address information, particularly arrests, reflect police records. In the event of a perceived inaccuracy, it is the sole responsibility of the concerned party to contact the relevant police department and have the department issue a notice of correction to the Daily Item. Corrections or clarifications will not be made without express notice of change from the arresting police department.



Michelle Griffen, 39, of 846 Broadway, Saugus, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday.

George Reed, 62, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at MBTA garage at 985 Western Ave.; at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday at 87 Chestnut St.; at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday at Chestnut and Union streets; at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday at Silsbee and Union streets; at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Street and Western Avenue; at 3:58 p.m. Tuesday at Lynnway and Shepard Street; at 6:56 a.m. Wednesday at 100 Green St.; at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday at Dungeon Avenue and Walnut Street.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 1:12 p.m. Tuesday at 124 Boston St.; at 2:02 p.m. Wednesday at Broadway and Mayfair Street.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 11:41 a.m. Wednesday at South and Summer streets.


A report of an assault at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday on Granite Street.

A report of an assault and battery at 4:04 p.m. Tuesday at Broad and Green streets.


A report of a larceny at 12:46 p.m. Tuesday at 34 Nahant St.; at 1:23 p.m. Tuesday at 20 Wheeler St.; at 2:46 p.m. Tuesday at 8 Fortesque Terrace; at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday at Lynn Vocational Technical Institute at 80 Neptune Blvd.; at 9:16 p.m. Tuesday at 119 Lewis St.

A report of a robbery at 6:27 p.m. Tuesday at 37 Waterhill St.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 9:39 a.m. Tuesday at 75 Tracy Ave.



Fire alarm from the Colonial Gardens on Ross Drive on Tuesday at 8:39 a.m. Officer reports incident was from food on the stove and the call was handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Alarm Burglar Accidental burglar alarm reported from David’s Tea at 1140 Market St. on Tuesday at 9:09 a.m.

Fire alarm at Gaslight Restaurant at 100 Market St. on Tuesday at 10:51 a.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Kitchen burglar alarm sounded at 915 Summer St. on Tuesday at 11:21 p.m.  Officer checked with homeowner and all is OK.


Saugus Police Department report they arrested a party on a warrant and took them into custody from 275 North Broadway on Tuesday at 11:59 a.m.

Report of two suspicious men on Fairfield Avenue on Tuesday at 4:32 p.m. Officer reports the parties are from a group home, a resident and a counselor, and there no problems.

Caller from 19 Bluejay Road reported a broken window and possible past breaking and entering on Tuesday at 4:34 p.m.

Medical Aid

Request for an ambulance on Tuesday at 10:12 a.m. at 695 Salem St. Patient taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington.

Report of a man from 16 Munroe St. who injured his back at work on Tuesday at 7:33 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Caller from 6 Center Village reported she needs medical aid at 6:23 a.m. on Wednesday. Officer reports she refused help.



A caller reported she was crossing her daughter in the crosswalk at Shepard Street and Turner Road and a white Honda failed to stop, almost striking her daughter at 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday. She stated she said something to the driver and he took off.

A caller reported a flatbed truck was stuck on Lee Street and traffic was unable to get through at 10:04 a.m. on Tuesday.

An officer reported observing an erratic operator travel across the double yellow lines and slam on her brakes repeatedly at Lafayette Street and West Shore Drive at 12:24 p.m. on Tuesday. The vehicle was stopped and the officer issued a verbal warning.

A caller reported she located a needle on the beach near Stramski Way at 3:27 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding officers retrieved it.

A caller reported at 5:01 p.m. on Tuesday that her son just “up and left” without speaking to anyone and she was concerned he went to Ohio to meet a girl there. She stated when she checked with the local police there, they advised her to contact her local department. She stated her son had not picked up the phone all day and she was concerned something happened to him. By 5:28 p.m., officers responded and found everything to be clear.

A caller reported there was a suspicious male that came into their Ocean Avenue establishment and was asking a bunch of questions about dogs at 6:44 p.m. on Tuesday. They stated after asking the questions, the man hung by the door and didn’t leave. He was not in the area upon the arrival of responding officers.



Daniel R. O’Brien, 31, of 38 Tracey St. was arrested at McDonald’s Restaurant at 133 Main St. on Monday at 7:45 p.m. and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, speeding, and failure to stop/yield.


Wendrel Dossantos, 18, of 13 Wonderland Ave., Saugus, was summoned following a motor vehicle stop on Monday at 10:25 p.m. at 73 Washington St. for the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


Single-car motor vehicle crash with an injury reported on Tuesday at Long’s Jewelers at 35 Cross St. on Tuesday at 12:19 a.m. Officer reports stop sign damaged while vehicle was exiting the mall onto Cross Street. Operator was driven to Danvers.


Caller from 12 Crowninshield St. reports a vehicle parked in the handicapped parking space on Monday at 10:27 a.m. Officer spoke with the vehicle’s owner and she moved the car.

A 911 caller requested an ambulance for an intoxicated person at Peabody Steakhouse at 150 Main St. on Monday at 5:48 p.m. Officer reports person not causing an issue at this time, but said he would only leave by ambulance.

Caller from Plaza Motel at 125 Newbury St., Room 29 reported his tablet was misplaced on Monday at 6:01 p.m. but it’s somewhere in the motel according to a tracking device. Will meet officer in the lobby. Officer reports property located.

Customer from Anna’s Alteration at 99 Central St. reported she dropped off a dress to have pearls sewn into the garment. But when her husband picked up the dress on Monday at 6:20 p.m. there were fake beads on the dress and the pearls were missing. Caller also said the shop owner was aggressive on the telephone. Officer reports it was a misunderstanding and the property was returned without incident.

Theft of a cell phone reported on Monday at 6:53 p.m. at CVS Pharmacy at 174 Main St. Manager called back to say cell phone was returned to the owner without incident.

Employee of Scrubbles at 23B Central St. reported a group of teen girls loitering, swearing, and refusing to leave on Monday at 8:01 p.m. Officer reports girls left prior to the arrival of police.

Report of a red car driving around the Sheffield Street neighborhood on Tuesday at 2:06 a.m. and stopping at random homes. Officer reported the area was checked and a red car was parked on the street.

Resident at 36 Keys Drive reports an argument and screaming in one of the apartments on Tuesday at 7:24 a.m. Officer reports the dispute was over a juvenile not wanting to go to school, there was no disturbance.



Jeffrey Satterwhite, 28, of 11 Seaside Ter., Lynn, was arrested on a courtesy booking for Revere on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at Main Street and Lynn Fells Parkway at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday.


A caller reported that while out on her walk, she saw a man wearing a brown uniform pull someone over, get into a silver sedan, and leave the area of Central Street and Adams Avenue at 1:17 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of a scam on Western Avenue at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of credit card fraud at Best Buy at 2:08 p.m. Tuesday.

Revere Police requested assistance with locating a man wearing a blue Gronk jersey who brandished a firearm in his waistband in the area of the Barn Car Wash at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of a past vandalism at 146 Forest St. at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday.

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