Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 2-16-19

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.



Taiwo Adeniyi, 18, of 11 Nelson St., was arrested and charged with unarmed robbery at 7:18 p.m. on Thursday.

Dennis Caufield, 28, of 24 Estes St., was arrested and charged with violation of parole or probation at 11:28 a.m. on Thursday.

Denzel Davis, 27, of 63 Laurel St., was arrested and charged with trespassing, resisting arrest, assault and battery on a police officer, and disturbing the peace at 10:38 p.m. on Thursday.

Ryan Eaton, 23, of 100 Willow St., was arrested on a warrant charge of assault and battery and a default warrant charge at 10:41 p.m. on Thursday.

Jason McDonald, 36, of 22 High Rock St., was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at 6:55 p.m. on Thursday.

Aaron Mwankuga, 27, of 78 Central Ave., was arrested on warrant charges of breaking and entering nighttime for felony, breaking and entering for misdemeanor, and a straight warrant charge at 4:21 a.m. on Friday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 17 State St. at 10:38 a.m. on Thursday; at Laighton and Washington streets at 6:34 p.m. on Thursday; at 341 Union St. at 2:25 a.m. on Friday; at Lynnway and Washington Street at 7:48 a.m. on Friday.

A report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash at Essex and High streets at 3:12 p.m. on Thursday; at 45 Hood St. at 6:05 p.m. on Thursday; at Heald Package, 6 Commercial St., at 11:01 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with property damage worth more than $1,000 at 22 Union St. at 7:49 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of an assault and battery at 47 Ingalls St. at 8:56 p.m. on Thursday; at 32 Morris St. at 1:47 a.m. on Friday.


A report of an unwelcome guest at 196 Franklin St. at 4:09 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of a possible overdose at Curwin Circle at 11:46 a.m. on Thursday.


A report of larceny at 31 Rockaway St. at 3:25 p.m. on Thursday; at 56 Rogers Ave. at 7:05 a.m. on Friday; at 40 Broad St. at 12:13 p.m. on Friday.

A report of a robbery at 19 Baker St. at 5:33 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of vandalism at 268 Chatham St. at 4:52 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of vandalism to a motor vehicle at 121 Empire St. at 8:02 a.m. on Friday.



Motor vehicle crash with possible injury reported at 1100 Main and 228 Lowell streets on Thursday at 3:55 p.m. Officer reports no personal injury.


Fire reported at 19 Driftwood Lane on Thursday at 8:38 p.m.


Property check requested at Newhall Park on Oak Street on Thursday at 11:18 a.m.

Request for a property check at the Reedy Meadow Golf Course on Thursday at 2:41 p.m. Officer reports no issues at this time.

Resident of 305 Ross Drive reported a stolen package on Thursday at 6:39 p.m.

Disabled motor vehicle reported on Main Street on Friday at 4:45 a.m. Officer waited for tow.

Medical Aid

Elderly woman from 2 Candlewood Road suffering from back pain requested an ambulance on Thursday at 9 a.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Request for an ambulance from an 88-year-old man suffering from back pain at 408 Essex Village on Thursday at 2:20 p.m. Officer reports patient was taken to the hospital.

Caller reports a person fell in the driveway at 32 Heritage Lane and struck their head on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Patient was taken to the hospital.

Request for medical assistance on Thursday at 9:08 p.m. at 1 Cooks Farm Lane.

Caller from 424 Chestnut St. reported they might be passing out on Friday at 4:50 a.m. Officer reports patient refused assistance.



A caller reported someone backed into her parked car and drove away on Rose Avenue at 1:35 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash on Washington Street at 6:42 p.m. on Thursday.


A caller reported her mother drives a bus and was not able to fit through Broughton Road and Humphrey Street because of the parked cars at 10:53 a.m. on Thursday. Responding officers contacted the vehicle owners to get the cars moved.

A caller reported getting a call from someone named Mark Rockwell at 11:04 a.m. on Thursday. He stated “Rockwell” told him that his grandson was in an accident while texting and would need $8,000 or more to clear it up. He stated he asked which grandson was involved and “Rockwell” said Michael, but the caller does not have a grandson with that name.

A caller reported at 12:39 p.m. on Thursday that a neighbor told them there was an “official-looking person” in a safety vest taking photos of her house on Laurel Street. She stated she has a light pole in front of her house and there were Electric Light trucks there and she would call that department to ask if it was them.

A caller reported at 1:39 p.m. on Thursday that his boat was missing from where it was dropped off on Maverick Street on Oct. 10, 2018.

A walk-in reported at 2:03 p.m. on Thursday that he’s been getting calls from someone claiming to be from the Social Security office. Responding officer showed him how to block the calls.

A caller reported finding a needle on the beach on Ocean Avenue at 4:28 p.m. on Thursday. Responding officers disposed of it.

A caller reported they were concerned about a child left unattended in a motor vehicle that was running at Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue at 5:07 p.m. on Thursday. They stated the child was alone in the car seat for 20 minutes. Responding officers found the mother who was in the store getting a card. The child is 9 years old and was reported as fine.



Marcelo Juarez, 37, of 41 Hanover St., Apt. 1, Lynn, was arrested and charged with the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and failure to stop for police after police received a report of an erratic motor vehicle operator on Wednesday at 10:14 p.m. at 91 Lynn St. and 2 County St.


Jefferson C. Peres-Felipe, 38, was summoned following a traffic stop at the Hallmark Building at 215 Newbury St. on Thursday at 10:49 a.m. for the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Officer reports vehicle will be towed by Four-Star Tow.


Motor vehicle crash with airbag deployment was reported on Wednesday at 6:31 p.m. at 415 Lowell St. at 30 Baldwin St. Woman was taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. Vehicle was towed by Mallia’s Tow.

Report of a motor vehicle crash with possible injury was reported on Wednesday at 6:53 p.m. at 443 Lowell St. and 2 Apple Hill Road. Officer assisted with paperwork exchange.

Two-car crash reported on Thursday at 4:56 a.m. at the Tannery Apartments at 50 Warren St. Officer reports no injuries, one vehicle towed by Mallia’s Tow. Department of Public Works notified of the slick road conditions, and responded with a salt/sanding truck.

Caller reported a hit and run crash at 2 Winona St. at 132 Newbury St. on Thursday at 7:13 a.m. but refused to give any information other than it was a black Hyundai and a partial plate number. Reporting party refused to pull over at the scene, stated she was going to the Peabody Police Department. Upon arrival at the station, the party said the suspect plate was no. 8BNV70. Officer reports that plate is registered to a gray Ford F-150 in Hyannis. Reporting party also said the suspect vehicle had traveled Lowell Street towards downtown, and had turned at an unknown side street. Officer will document.

Motor vehicle crash reported on Thursday at 7:59 a.m. at 32 Warren St. and 18 Crowninshield St. Officer assist with paperwork exchange.

Motor vehicle crash reported on Thursday at 9:08 a.m. at 51 Andover St. and 2 Andover Drive. Officer reports one vehicle was towed by Mallia’s Towing.

Animal Control

Caller left voicemail for the Animal Control officer complaining about a barking dog at 25 Trask Road on Thursday at 9:03 a.m. Officer reports Chance, a German shepherd, is licensed and vaccinated against rabies and was not barking when she arrived on scene.

Caller from 202 Washington St., Apt. H1R, who had previously contact the Animal Control officer about turning in her late sister’s cat, left a voicemail on Thursday at 12:40 p.m. saying she is now considering keeping her sister’s cat. On callback, she was advised to discuss her decision with the rescue person who reached out to her.


Report of a fire in a manhole at the Peabody Car Wash at 27 Central St. on Wednesday at 3:13 p.m. Officer reports no fire found.

Woman from 15 State St. reported a man has been stalking and harassing her on Wednesday at 5:56 p.m. She also said her back door to her house was kicked in. She is unsure who did it, but thinks it might be the man stalking her. Criminal Investigation Department has been notified.

An unoccupied suspicious motor vehicle was reported on Wednesday at 9:05 p.m. at 1100 Salem St.

A report of a motor vehicle parked illegally at 8:09 a.m. on Thursday at 363 Lowell St. and 2 Prospect St. Sergeant spoke with the resident and there seems to be some confusion over the city ordinance. Sergeant will look into it and get back to the resident.

Employee from 7-Eleven at 115 Main St. called to say a customer is stealing from the store on Thursday at 8:54 a.m. The officer said the customer left the store without incident. The store issued a notice to keep her from the store.

Report of large potholes between Tracey and Fulton streets on Thursday at 9:49 a.m. The Department of Public Works was notified by telephone.

Well-being check requested for a resident of 151 Bartholomew St. on Thursday at 2:18 p.m. Caller reports that the resident has not shown up for work the last couple of days. Officer reports resident is at the Essex County House of Correction.



A report of a motor vehicle accident at Lynn Fells Parkway and Athens Drive at 3:44 p.m. Thursday; on Spring Street at 5:51 p.m. Thursday.


A report of a man stuck in the median on Route 1 near Walmart trying to cross at 10:11 a.m. Thursday.

A caller reported that she dropped off a Rolex for a cleaning at ASA Jewelers on Broadway and the employee is trying to give her back a different watch at 1:49 p.m. Thursday.

A Crescent Avenue resident walked into the station to report that her vehicle was stolen from in front of her home at 2:36 p.m. Thursday.

A report of a possible shoplifter at Macy’s Department Store at 6:38 p.m. Thursday.



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 36 Rock Ave. at 12:41 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with property damage less than $1,000 at 222 Paradise Road at 3 p.m. on Thursday; at 64 Farragut Road at 8:41 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of an erratic operator at Vinnin Square Chiropractic, 990 Paradise Road, at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of suspicious activity at the high school, 200 Essex St., at 8:07 p.m. on Thursday; at Orangetheory Fitness, 450 Paradise Road, at 1:13 a.m. on Friday; at Jersey Mike’s, 425 Paradise Road, at 2:04 a.m. on Friday.


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