Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 3-9-19

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.



Glenn Coleman, 59, of 104 Lewis St., was arrested and charged with possession of a Class B drug at 6:50 a.m. on Friday.

Tammy Lafontaine, of 210 Maple St., was arrested on a warrant charge for sexual conduct for fee at 7:16 a.m. on Friday.

Adany Rosario, 55, of 7 Howard St., was arrested and charged with trafficking more than 36 grams of a Class A drug, possession to distribute a class drug, and conspiracy to violate a drug law at 5:47 p.m. on Thursday.

Brian Tatis, 24, of 104 Lewis St., was arrested and charged with possession to distribute a class drug at 6:51 a.m. on Friday.

Emanuel Thomas, 22, of 1717 Garfield St., Bronx, N.Y., was arrested and charged with possession to distribute a class drug at 6:42 a.m. on Friday.

Aysha Young was arrested on warrant charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a police officer, arrest furnishing to false identification information, and disorderly conduct at 7:10 a.m. on Friday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 528 Summer St. at 1:46 p.m. on Thursday; at Michigan Avenue and Ocean Street at 3:02 p.m. on Thursday; at Broad and Lewis streets at 3:16 p.m. on Thursday; at 35 Tremont St. at 3:28 p.m. on Thursday; at Chatham Street and Oakwood Avenue at 5:31 p.m. on Thursday; at Stanwood Street and Western Avenue at 5:50 p.m. on Thursday; at 48 Brimblecom St. at 6:18 p.m. on Thursday; at Taco Bell, 124 Boston St., at 1:33 a.m. on Friday; at 358 Broadway at 6:24 a.m. on Friday; at Broadway and Euclid Avenue at 10:07 a.m. on Friday; at Boston and Perley streets at 10:16 a.m. on Friday; at Boston and Gardiner streets at 11:53 a.m. on Friday.

A report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash at 24 Estes St. at 11:28 p.m. on Thursday; at 33 North Common St. at 11:32 a.m. on Friday.


A report of threats made at 10 Red Rock St. at 4:10 p.m. on Thursday; at 26 West Baltimore St. at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday; at 374-376 Chatham St. at 7:38 a.m. on Friday.

A report of a possible bomb threat at St. Mary’s High School, 35 Tremont St., at 1:04 p.m. on Friday.


A report of a possible overdose on Franklin Street at 12:55 p.m. on Friday.


A report of motor vehicle theft at Chestnut and Olive streets at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday; at 17 Beede Ave. at 9:11 a.m. on Friday.


A report of vandalism to a motor vehicle at Compare Supermarket, 2 Adams St., at 5:28 p.m. on Thursday.



Accidental burglar alarm sounded at 323 Main St. on Thursday at 8:50 a.m.

A 911 hangup call from the Summer Street School at 262 Summer St. on Thursday at 10:01 a.m. Officer confirms it was an accident.

Accidental burglar alarm reported by the homeowner at 15 Howard Ave. on Thursday at 8:13 p.m.

Burglar alarm reported at Lynnfield High School at 275 Essex St. on Friday at 5:42 a.m.

Smoke alarm sounded from smoke while cooking at Colonial Gardens on Ross Drive on Thursday at 4:39 p.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.


Caller reports cars parked on Longbow Circle on Thursday at 7:26 a.m. are making street impassable for school buses. Officer reports buses are passing without an issue.

Wilmington Police Department sought assistance with a notification to resident at 48 Grey Lane on Thursday at 1:03 p.m. to call Wilmington police. Officer reports message delivered.

Disabled motor vehicle reported on Market Street on Thursday at 7:16 p.m.

Resident at 500 Ross Drive reported they dropped keys and need assistance retrieving them on Thursday at 8:51 p.m.

Suspicious auto reported on Saunders Road on Friday at 6:48. Officer reports vehicle checked out.

Medical Aid

Request for an ambulance at 500 Ross Drive on Thursday at 11:52 a.m. Patient taken to Union Hospital in Lynn.

Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St. requested an ambulance on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital.



A report of a motor vehicle crash on Lighthouse Lane at 1:48 p.m. on Thursday; on Atlantic Avenue at 4:47 p.m. on Thursday.

A caller reported someone backed into her car on Maple Circle and took off at 8:43 p.m. on Thursday. She stated she followed the car and was able to get a license plate number.


A caller reported she confronted a male who was in Starbucks on Pleasant Street and told him his dog was outside freezing at 10:36 a.m. on Thursday. She stated a verbal exchange continued between the two and she felt threatened, wanting to speak to an officer. At 10:54 a.m., she called back and asked to speak with the police chief, stating the dispatcher refused to send an officer to speak with her. The dispatcher reported they offered to send an officer several times.

A walk-in reported at 12:02 p.m. on Thursday that his parents received a call from someone claiming their grandson was arrested in New Jersey and needed them to send $9,100. He stated his father walked in the room and was able to stop his mother who was in the middle of giving out information. The scam caller identified themselves as Walter Elliot, an attorney for the grandson.

A caller reported she was at home on Front Street when someone opened her door and stepped inside at 2:12 p.m. on Thursday. She stated she made eye contact with her and then left very quickly. Responding officers found the person was a cleaning lady who had the wrong house number.

A passerby reported to detail officers at 2:25 p.m. on Thursday that the snow banks at Atlantic Avenue and Smith Street were too high and he could not safely see over them. The DPW was notified.

A caller reported an active fight on Washington Street at 12:20 a.m. on Friday. Responding officers reported at 12:24 a.m. that it was a verbal disagreement and everything appeared to be OK.



Detectives report a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of 70 Endicott  and 52 Warren streets on Wednesday at 5:55 p.m. and requested two ambulances and two tow trucks.

A report of a motor vehicle crash in Wilson Square on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Officer reports operators exchanged information prior to police arrival.

Motor vehicle crash reported on Thursday at 5:48 a.m. at 567 Lowell and 2 Goodale streets. Officer reports no injuries and no tows needed.

Report of a hit and run crash at the Family Entertainment Group at 535 Lowell St. on Thursday at 12:38 p.m. Officer reports no injuries or tows.

Hit and run crash reported at Stop & Shop at 19 Howley St. on Thursday at 2:38 p.m. Suspect vehicle is Massachusetts license plate no. 4YT315. Officer was unable to speak with the suspect, but confiscated plates from the vehicle.

Animal Control

Caller left a voicemail for the animal control officer on Thursday at 8:29 a.m. that she wants to surrender her dog, Buddy, because he bit her daughter on March 5. On call back she was advised the dog must be quarantined for 10 days before she can get rid of him. She was also told the city does not accept surrender animals and suggested she contact rescue organizations.

Report of two large black dogs loose at 2 Antonio Drive and 278 Lynnfield St. on Thursday 1:03 p.m. Officer reports the home health aide let them out accidentally and they are on their way home.


Mother called police to report her son has not come home from Peabody High School on Wednesday at 4:25 p.m. and is not answering his cellphone. Mother will go to school to check to see if he’s there and will call police if necessary.

Report of loud music at 21 Caller St. on Wednesday at 11:34 p.m. Officer reports the TV was not loud and will be turned down.

Man from 26 Warren St., Apt. 3 reported an unwanted person in his apartment on Thursday at 2:20 a.m. Officer reports person left for the night and was told not to return.

Intoxicated person reported at Sports Medicine North at 1 Orthopedic Center on Thursday at 11:19 a.m. Officer reports the party left in a cab without incident.

Report from Speedway at 545 Lowell St. of a white truck all over the road. Officer reports all is OK.


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