Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 3-14-19

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.



Heather Donlan, 47, of 2 Rice St., Saugus, was arrested and charged with trespassing with a motor vehicle, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, motor vehicle lights violation, violation of the open container law, alcohol from an open container in a motor vehicle and on a warrant charge of uttering a false prescription at 8:09 p.m. Tuesday.

Meaghan Furey, 33, of 64 Mudge St., was arrested and charged with Class B drug possession at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Michael Holmes, of 10 Houghton St., was arrested on warrant charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property at 12:10 pm. Wednesday.

Santina Lewey, 34, of 100 Willow St., was arrested on a warrant charge of shoplifting by asportation at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday.

Elder Lopez-Merida, 34, of 219 Chestnut St., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and motor vehicle lights violation at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday at 35 Market Square; at 5:54 p.m. Tuesday on Pendexter Street; at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday at 102 South St.; at 12:37 p.m. Wednesday at South and Summer streets; at 12:54 p.m. Wednesday at 70 Walnut St.; at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday at 150 Blossom St.; at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at 12 Birch St.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday at Ford Elementary School at 49 Hollingsworth St.


A report of an assault and battery at 9:12 a.m. Wednesday on Commercial Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 4:04 p.m. Tuesday at 10 Houghton St.; at 10:42 p.m. Tuesday at 10 Houghton St.


A report of a larceny at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday at 10 Houghton St.; at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday at 51 Breed St.

A report of motor vehicle theft at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday at 11 Graves Ave.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 5:09 p.m. Tuesday at 35 Washington St.



A 911 hangup call on Tuesday at 9:40 a.m. from the Christmas Tree Shop at 28 South Broadway.

Burglar alarm canceled by the alarm company for 527 Salem St. on Tuesday at 2:58 p.m.

Accidental burglar alarm sounded at 9 Perkins Lane on Tuesday at 3:55 p.m.


Water in the basement reported at 620 South Broadway on Tuesday at 8:01 a.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Odor reported on Tuesday at 8:16 a.m. at Johnson Controls at 39 Salem St. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Caller reports vehicles are parked in a no parking area on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. on Yorkshire Drive.

Report of a person throwing snowballs on Tuesday at 8:28 a.m. Officer reported he was unable to locate anyone.

Caller requested assistance for a child who will not stay seated in the vehicle on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at 1066 Main St. Officer reports child has special needs and supervisor is en route.

Motorist reports being locked out of vehicle on Tuesday at 4:05 p.m. at the Village Pharmacy at 590 Main St. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Suspicious auto reported in the driveway at 1 Trickett Road on Tuesday at 5:59 p.m. Officer reports vehicle belongs to a neighbor.

Medical Aid

Ambulance requested on Tuesday at 12:20 p.m. at 4 Wheeler St. Patient taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 5:08 p.m. Tuesday at Ocean Avenue and Weston Road.


Eveleth School staff reported a man came to the door and was pulling on the handles trying to get in at 1:17 p.m. Tuesday on Brook Road. An employee went to the door and spoke through the door. The man was reportedly asking questions about how many people and students were in the building. Staff reported the man left.

A report of suspicious activity at 7:32 a.m. Wednesday on Crestwood Road. A caller reported she was getting ready to leave her house and there was a silver Sedan parked opposite the home. Police checked the area and didn’t see the car.


A report of a larceny/forgery/fraud at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday on Atlantic Avenue. A caller reported someone took money from her account.



Brian A. Fabrizio, 44, of 14 Adams St., was summoned on Monday at 4:17 p.m. following a traffic stop at 243 Washington St. and 1 Allens Lane for operating an unregistered motor vehicle with a suspended license, and no inspection sticker.

Gjyste Martini, 63, of 21 Warren St., was summoned for disorderly conduct on Tuesday at 11:16 a.m. following a report of an irate customer at Walgreens at 35 Main St.

Luciana P. Desouza, 33, was summoned following a motor vehicle crash at Walgreens at 35 Main St. on Tuesday at 1:18 p.m. for the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Timothy Blodgett, 63, was issued a criminal summons on Tuesday at 2:38 p.m. following a traffic stop at 29 Lynn St. for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and having an open container of alcohol in the car.


Two-car motor vehicle crash reported on Monday at 4:07 p.m. at Jiffy Lube at 230 Andover St. Officer reports no injuries, no tows, no visible damage to either vehicle.

Hit and run crash reported on Tuesday at 8:33 a.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts at 162 Washington St. Officer assisted with paperwork exchange.

Report of motor vehicle crash at 113 Lowell St. involving a Toyota Corolla on Tuesday at 10:13 a.m. No injuries, vehicle towed.

Minor motor vehicle crash reported at Walgreen’s at 35 Main St. on Tuesday at 1:18 p.m. See summons for Luciana P. Desouza above.

Animal Control

Caller left message for animal control officer on Tuesday at 10:49 a.m. about three unleashed dogs in the park behind the William A. Welch Sr. Elementary School at 45 Clement Ave. She also complained there should be more signs about the city’s leash law. Officer reports no answer on call back. Advised her to call as the violation is happening and she will respond if available. She was also told the Parks Department is in charge of posting signs.

Report from the North Shore Medical Center about an animal bite on Tuesday at 2:14 p.m. Party was bitten by an unknown cat on March 8. Animal control officer left a message for the patient to confirm the cat is unavailable for quarantine.


Mom from 112 Birch St. reports son and another driver were arguing in front of the house on Monday at 3 p.m. Officer will document.

Caller reports he was at the hospital last night and a friend stole his belongings on Monday at 4:37 p.m. Officer spoke with the man but he was unable to provide much information, will be on the lookout for the suspect.

Abandoned baby stroller reported at Macy’s at the Northshore Mall by pole no. 54 on Monday at 5:59 p.m. Officer reports he will have mall security retrieve it, which they did.

Mom from 60 Veterans Memorial Drive reports her 12-year-old daughter is getting crass, harassing messages on Instagram on Monday at 6:04 p.m. Officer spoke with mom, the messages are from an unknown person and she was advised to delete them.

Intoxicated person reported at Gregory’s Lounge at 50 Walnut St. on Tuesday at 1:40 a.m. Officer reports person taken to Salem Hospital.

Disoriented person has refused to leave Extended Stay America at 200 Jubilee Drive on Tuesday at 7:10 a.m. Person taken to Beverly Hospital.

Wire down at Golden Shears at 1 Mount Pleasant Drive on Tuesday at 8:22 a.m. Officer reports cable was rolled up and placed by the side of the road.

Report of stolen rims overnight from a 2016 Audi from Auto Mall Collector at 282 Andover St. on Tuesday at 8:26 a.m. Officer will document.



Amilcar Lopez Garcia, 24, of 54 Elm St., Lynn, was arrested on warrant charges.


A report of a motor vehicle accident at Sake Japanese Restaurant on Broadway at 9:56 a.m. Monday; at Burger King on Broadway at 10:19 a.m. Monday; at Lynn Fells Parkway and Broadway at 3:28 p.m. Monday; at 1481 Broadway at 10:19 a.m. Tuesday; at Irontown Diner on Main Street at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday; at Hurd Avenue and Central Street at 3:37 p.m. Tuesday;  at 24 Frank Bennett Highway at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday; at York Ford at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday; at the Route 1 South ramp on Walnut Street at 6:24 p.m. Tuesday;


A caller reported what she believed to be the sound of a gunshot behind 41 Newhall Ave. at 9:22 a.m. Monday. Police report checking the area with one officer on an ATV in the woods. The noise is believed to have been a trash truck dropping off the dumpster.

A report of a loose dog in the area of Juniper Drive at 10:34 a.m. Monday.

A resident walked into the station to report that a kitchen set had been illegally dumped behind Rollerworld at 1:13 p.m. Monday. The vehicle was captured on surveillance video. Police contacted the registered owner of the vehicle, who stated that her husband was responsible for using her vehicle. They agreed to have the items removed by the next day in lieu of criminal proceedings.

Multiple 911 callers reported a woman’s tires were slashed at 87 Broadway at 2:32 p.m. Monday.

Police were dispatched to 317 Main St. for a report of a man walking in Army fatigues who looked possibly disoriented and wearing a holster that possibly had a firearm in it at 10:46 a.m. Tuesday. Police report the man did not need services and had a cell phone holster on his waist, not a firearm.

A caller reported a black sedan pulled up in front of 7 Eustis St. and a black or Hispanic man and a white man exited the car and chased two kids, who escaped into a nearby apartment complex at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday. The caller reported the suspects threw something into the back seat and left the scene. He also suspects the white man may have been carrying a weapon on his right side. Police found the possible suspect vehicle with no signs of a weapons and the occupants claim they were not involved.

A report of wires down at Hood and Essex streets at 2:48 p.m. Tuesday; at Morton Avenue and Endicott Street at 3:08 p.m. Tuesday.


Police were dispatched to Savers Department Store on Broadway for a report of a shoplifter who was cooperating to give the merchandise back at 9:09 p.m. Monday.

A report of a breaking and entering at 10 Enmore Road at 11:06 a.m. Tuesday.

A report of shoplifting from Bob’s Store on Broadway at 4:28 p.m. Tuesday. Two women reportedly refused to have their bags checked and the dressing room they occupied contained the price tags from alleged stolen items.

A report of a breaking and entering at 17 Davis St. at 5:58 p.m. Tuesday.



A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 3:31 p.m. Tuesday at Hadley Elementary School at 24 Redington St.


A report of suspicious activity at 9:41 a.m. Tuesday at 110 Foster Road.


A report of a larceny at 8:29 a.m. Tuesday at Swampscott High School at 200 Essex St.


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