Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 2-25-19

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.



Antonio Colop-Huinac, 48, of 131 Blossom St., was arrested on a courtesy booking at 10:13 a.m. Sunday.

Teddy Dorsett, 21, of 8 Collins St., Peabody, was arrested and charged with carrying a loaded firearm weapon, unlawful possession of ammo without a firearm identification card, drug possession with intent to distribute and possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds at 6:42 p.m. Saturday.

John Flaherty, 62, of 3 Huron St., was arrested and charged with violation of an abuse prevention order at 6:19 p.m. Friday.

William Hiltz, 61, of 389 Salem St., Medford, was arrested on a warrant charge of refusing to produce a DNA database sample at 4:36 a.m. Sunday.

Wilfredo Rivera, 63, of 6 New Ocean St., Swampscott, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and Class B drug possession at 12:07 a.m. Saturday.

Edward Soriano, 23, of 163 Lewis St., was arrested and charged with wanton destruction of property and on warrant charges of two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of assault and battery on ambulance personnel, assault and battery on a police officer, threat to commit crime, malicious damage to a motor vehicle and malicious destruction of property at 8:41 p.m. Friday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 1:53 p.m. Friday on Blossom Street Extension; at 5:17 p.m. Friday at 195 Market St.; at 11:45 p.m. Friday on City Hall Square; at 3:05 a.m. Saturday at 442 Summer St.; at 3:53 a.m. Saturday at MBTA garage at 985 Western Ave.; at 1:07 p.m. Saturday at Atlantic and Lewis streets; at 3:15 p.m. Saturday at Commercial Street and Lynnway; at 6:11 p.m. Saturday at Ida Street and Western Ave.; at 10:58 p.m. Saturday at 264 Essex St.; at 1:34 a.m. Sunday at 71 Mall St.; at 12:19 p.m. Sunday at Baker and Franklin streets; at 12:21 p.m. Sunday at 2 Adams St.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 2:33 p.m. Friday at 160 Ocean St.; at 10:51 p.m. Friday at Chestnut and Maple streets; at 6:04 p.m. Saturday at 329 Essex St.; at 6:22 p.m. Saturday at AL Prime Energy at 969 Western Ave.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at CVS at 200 S Common St.


A report of an assault at 10:09 a.m. Sunday at Walgreens on Joyce Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Liberty and Washington streets; at 9:28 a.m. Sunday at 94 Newcastle St.


A report of an overdose at 10:04 p.m. Friday on Western Avenue; at 12:32 a.m. Sunday on Washington Street.


A report of a larceny at 2:28 p.m. Friday at 95 Pleasant St.; at 10:50 a.m. Saturday at 360 Washington St.; at 1:17 p.m. Saturday at 33 Lincoln St.; at 2:32 p.m. Saturday at 158 Lewis St.; at 3:12 a.m. Sunday at Bank of America at 1 State St.; at 7:20 a.m. Sunday at 17 Ingalls St.

A report of motor vehicle theft at 12:16 p.m. Saturday at 294 Parkland Ave.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 5:58 p.m. Friday at 190 Union St.; at 8:07 p.m. Friday at Phillips and Seymour avenues; at 4:15 p.m. Saturday at 12 Brownville Ave.

A report of vandalism at 5:24 p.m. Saturday at 12 Brownville Ave.



A caller wanted to know why bells were ringing at a church on Washington Street at 12:22 p.m. Friday.

A report of a mail diversion at 3:08 p.m. Friday on Beacon Street. A caller complained to the post office about missing mail and after some digging, found that someone went online and changed her mailing address to have her mail forwarded to Miami. Police reported the woman was working with the post office.

A report of a suspicious person at 7:47 p.m. Friday on Birch Street. A caller reported receiving a report from a home camera while on vacation in Vermont that someone was on their property. Video showed a male wearing a baseball cap enter through the gate on the right side of the house and go into the backyard. Video was sent to police.

A caller reported seeing a man wearing a jacket with reflective yellow going door to door at 1:04 p.m. Saturday at Rockaway and Atlantic avenues. She said the man was not wearing a lanyard, had a phone in his hand and did not seem to have a car in the area. Police reported the man was selling windows for Renewal by Andersen. The man’s boss picked him up and he was advised about needing registration for soliciting.

A report of a neighbor trespassing at 1:38 p.m. Saturday on Smith Street. A caller reported her neighbor was coming up to her bathroom windows.

A caller reported there were “door knockers” in the area and she was home alone with her children at 2 p.m. Saturday on Auburndale Road. Police reported the group had spoken with the department earlier about a “pass” for a period of time to go door to door leaving sticky notes. Police reported a bus came and took the registered solicitors to another area.


A report of an opioid overdose at 10:14 a.m. Friday on Washington Street. A man took heroin and was taken to Salem Hospital.



Victor Luis Nunez, 31, of 29 Oak St., Apt. 2, was arrested on a warrant at 9:48 a.m. Sunday.

Rafael G. Souza, 39, of 180 Newbury St., Apt. 1311, Danvers, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and window obstructed/non-transparent at 5:13 p.m. Friday.


A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 3:42 p.m. Friday at Winn Residential/Brown School Residences at 200 Lynn St.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 5:56 p.m. Saturday at Legal Seafoods at 210L Andover St.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 9:16 a.m. Sunday at 89 Fairview Ave.; at 11:45 a.m. Sunday at 36 Washington St.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 12:56 p.m. Saturday at 12 Hamerick Road. A man with a ski mask was seen on video going through two vehicles. Police reported only change was taken.


A caller reported his dog was struck by a car at 3:25 p.m. Friday at 1 Forbes Way. The caller later reported he was hit by the car’s mirror while walking his dog in the street. He said the driver backed up, yelled at him and the dog’s foot was injured when the driver took off.

A report of a road rage incident at 7:18 p.m. Friday at Outback Steakhouse at 300 Andover St. A caller reported a driver accused her husband of cutting him/her off, followed them to the Outback and shoved her husband when he got out of the car

A report of drug violations at 7:39 p.m. Friday at Town Variety at 116 Central St. A caller reported she just witnessed a drug deal occur in the parking lot.

A report of a suspicious motor vehicle at 5:27 a.m. Saturday at 2 Lynn St. and 288 Washington St. A caller reported people in a vehicle were passed out. Police reported the people fell asleep at the intersection.

A report of a disturbance at 5:56 p.m. Saturday at 3 Union St. A caller reported a woman was harassing her brother. Police spoke with both people involved who said they had an argument earlier but went their separate ways.

A caller reported his jacket was stolen from the bar at 11:04 p.m. Saturday at Paddy Kelly’s at 154 Washington St. An officer spoke with a man who was missing his jacket and notified the bouncers to look for it throughout the bar. Police reported a second man had been wearing the jacket all night.


A report of vandalism at 10:18 a.m. Sunday at 10 Stevens St. Damage to the front picket fence was reported from the previous night.  

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