Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 3-19-19

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.



Damaris Colindres, 19, of 95 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop/yield and failure to wear a seat belt at 1:41 a.m. Monday.

Yuber Rodriguez, 22, of 24 James St., was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, leaving the scene of property damage and reckless operation of a motor vehicle at 10:59 p.m. Sunday.

Jose Umanzor, 26, of 42 Belle Ave., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of property damage at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 11:16 a.m. Sunday at 725 Western Ave.; at 12:23 p.m. Sunday at Dunkin’ Donuts at 577 Walnut St.; at 2:01 p.m. Sunday at 86 Cottage St.; at 2:53 p.m. Sunday at 790 Western Ave.; at 4:43 p.m. Sunday at Franklin and Laighton streets; at 6:05 p.m. Sunday at 91 Rockaway St.; at 6:49 p.m. Sunday at 1000 Western Ave.; at 10:43 a.m. Monday at Bay View and Western avenues; at 11:05 a.m. Monday at 524 Boston St.; at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Holyoke and Walnut streets; at 12:20 p.m. Monday at 70 Market Square.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 2:15 p.m. Sunday at Bellaire and Western avenues.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 10:04 p.m. Sunday at 99 High Rock St.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at 30 Empire St.


A report of an overdose at 11:17 p.m. Sunday on Broadway.


A report of a robbery at 7:19 p.m. Sunday at Green and Union streets.

A report of a larceny at 10:20 p.m. Sunday at 780 Lynnway.



Brie A. Baker, 42, of 500 Ross Drive, was summoned on Friday at 1:23 p.m. for domestic assault and battery.    

Frank R. Baker, 43, of 16 Griggs St., Dracut, was summoned on Friday at 1:23 p.m. for leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury.

Shannon Brogna, 22, of 116 Lincoln St., Winthrop, was summoned on Saturday at 11:23 p.m. at King’s Entertainment at 510 Market St. for domestic assault and battery.


Motor vehicle crash with property damage reported at 47 Brook Drive on Friday at 5:49 p.m. Officer reports Gaeta’s Tow on scene.

Minor motor vehicle crash with property damage reported on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on Grove Street. Officer stood by for paper exchange.

Hit and run crash reported on Market Street on Saturday at 11:53 p.m.

Motor vehicle crash reported at midnight on Sunday on Market Street. Officer took report.


Video alarm at 15 Ramsdell Way shows a man walking up the driveway on Friday at 7:04 a.m. Officer reports the man seen on camera is a maintenance worker.

A 911 hangup was received from 972 Main St. on Friday at 11 a.m. Officer reports everything is OK.


Caller locked out at 570 Broadway on Friday at 8 a.m. Call handled by Lynnfield Fire Department.

Pedestrian struck by a car at 500 Ross Drive on Friday at 1:23 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital. See above for summons of Brie A. Baker and Frank Baker.

Caller reported a suspicious person at Whole Foods Market at 100 Market St. on Friday at 6:19 p.m. Caller said the operator of a dark sedan wearing a black hoodie appears to be conducting a drug deal. Officer checked the area but was unable to locate anyone fitting that description.

Report of a small, white, four-door sedan with a spoiler on the rear driving up and down Phillips Street blowing the horn on Friday at 9:49 p.m. Officer reports checked the area and all is quiet.

Medical Aid

Ambulance requested from 6 Westover Drive for a 2-year-old having a seizure on Friday at 1:20 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Caller from 4 Wheeler St. reported a woman who is not feeling well on Saturday at 8:35 a.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Well-being check requested by a daughter whose mother lives at 3 Wymon Way on Saturday at 12:08 p.m. Officer spoke with resident and everything OK.



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 1:24 p.m. Sunday at Tedesco Street and Leggs Hill Road.


A report of a woman in the road at 4:23 a.m. Monday at West Shore Drive and Turner Road. A caller reported he passed a woman in the roadway attempting to flag cars down. He passed by her twice while she was doing the same thing. Police spoke with the caller who said the woman was standing in the driveway of a West Shore Drive home. Police searched the area, but couldn’t find her.


A report of a larceny/forgery/fraud at 8:20 a.m. Sunday on Pearl Street.



Michael K. Russell, 37, of 133 Wilson Road, Apt. 2, was arrested on warrant charges.

Julia Rene Yanakopulos, 29, of 10 Dearborn St., Medford, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and speeding at a rate of speed exceeding the posted limit.

Charles J. Montroy, 26, of 55 Wilson St., Clinton, was arrested and charged with a motor vehicle lights violation and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.


A caller reported a vehicle passed him crossing the double line on Nahant Road at 5:35 p.m. Friday. The caller wanted police to be aware of the person’s driving habits.

A caller reported she locked herself out of her running vehicle with a 6-month-old baby inside on Winter Street at 12:36 p.m. Saturday.

A report of a large tree in the middle of the road at Little Nahant and Simmons roads at 3:07 p.m. Saturday.



Billi Jo Castillo, 50, of 1 Goldberg Road, was summoned following a traffic stop on Thursday at 3:34 p.m. at 310 Lowell St. and Route 128 North for operating an uninsured and unregistered motor vehicle.

Chaian Santiago, 22, of 10 Holten St., Apt. 6, was summoned to court for trespassing on Thursday at 3:40 p.m. at 7-Eleven at 115 Main St.

Gerard E. Oathout, 26, of 237 Jenness St., Lynn, was summoned following a motor vehicle stop at 1 Summit St. and 0 Christian Drive on Friday at 12:02 p.m. for operating a motor vehicle after license suspension. Vehicle was taken from the scene by a licensed operator.

Talon G. Ouellette, 21, was summoned following a traffic stop at North Shore Home Medical Supply at 104 Newbury St. on Friday at 1:14 p.m. for the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Raynel Mazara, 25, was summoned following a traffic stop at North Shore Home Medical Supply at 104 Newbury St. on Friday at 1:14 p.m. for the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on a permit.


Past hit and run crash in the parking lot at 4 Centennial Drive was reported on Thursday at 4:57 p.m. Officer will document.

Report of a car off the road on Friday at 12:44 a.m. at 50 Farm Ave. Officer reports the vehicle swerved and struck a fence. Gaeta’s Tow has the vehicle and officer will document.

Caller reports her vehicle was struck by a trash truck at Eastern Bank at 37 Foster St. and fled on Friday at 10:46 p.m. The officer has a possible suspect and he will be following up the incident.

Report of a motor vehicle crash in the parking lot of 150 Main St. on Friday at 2:16 p.m. Officer reports no injuries and no tow needed.

Motor vehicle crash reported at Route 128 and 0 Centennial Drive on Friday at 2:44 p.m. Massachusetts State Police will handle and are on scene. No personal injury reported.


Possible stroke reported at a doctor’s office at Essex Neurological Associates at 6 Essex Center on Thursday at 3:18 p.m. No police needed. Call handled by Atlantic Ambulance.

Woman from 30 Abington Ave. wanted to speak to an officer regarding her neighbor’s recent behavior on Thursday at 5:16 p.m. Officer will document.

Report of clothing left on the side of Howley Street on Thursday at 5:17 p.m. The Department of Public Works was asked to pick it up.

The Peabody Municipal Light Plant at 210 Warren St. Extension reported suspicious activity on Thursday at 5:27 p.m.

Bill & Bob’s Roast Beef reporting juveniles destroying the bathroom at 2 Central St. on Thursday at 7:43 p.m. Officer reports juveniles left without incident, no damage to the bathroom.

Caller reported he saw a woman at Stop & Shop at 19 Howley St. on Thursday at 8:09 p.m. who appears disoriented and lost. She is described as a white woman wearing jeans and a navy hoodie pushing a laundry cart headed toward Main Street. Officer checked the area and could not locate her. Officer spoke with the reporting party who caught up with her on Colonial Terrace where she lives. After speaking with her, she was coherent and not in need of assistance.

Suspicious motor vehicle reported at Tannery Apartments parking lot at 50 Warren St. on Thursday at 8:20 p.m. Officers spoke with Mark Munford in a vehicle with New Hampshire plates and he was sent on his way.

Report of two motor vehicles parked on the sidewalk near a fire hydrant on Barrett Road on Thursday at 8:28 p.m. Caller said it was difficult to walk on the sidewalk and it poses a safety issue for pedestrians as well as a fire safety concern. Officers reported both vehicles were parked slightly on the sidewalk. They spoke with the owners who agreed to move them.

Officer checked 3 Terri Road and 12 Scott Drive for potential parking issues due to school drop off and release hours. Officer reports between there is a no parking sign between 8:15-9:15 a.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. at 4 and 5 Terri Road.

Caller reports a large piece of metal in the left lane of Route 128 at Exit 25 on Friday at 1:07 p.m. The Massachusetts Highway Department notified.

Caller reports losing his keys at or near Anytime Fitness at 2 First Ave. on Friday at 2:30 p.m. Caller was unsure if another patron may have taken his keys in error. Key chain should have a key to a Chevrolet pickup with no other distinguishing features.

A 911 hang up from a cellphone in Peabody Square on Friday at 2:41 p.m. On the call back, the man said his phone dialed the number. There is no emergency.

Animal control officer conducted annual kennel inspection at The Dog Mother at 558 Lowell St. on Friday at 8:50 a.m.



Richard M. Imperato, 39, of 44 Essex St., Lynn, was arrested and charged with failing to stop or yield, receiving a stolen motor vehicle, failure to keep right for an oncoming motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Alec P. Sartanowicz, 25, of 60 Dudley St., Medford, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor and malicious destruction of property under $1,200.


A report of a motor vehicle accident on Broadway at 8:07 a.m. Friday; at 217 Water St. at 1:59 p.m. Friday; at Walnut Street and Great Woods Road at 9 p.m. Friday; at Dick’s Sporting Goods on Broadway at 2:34 p.m. Saturday; at 444 Broadway at 1:20 a.m. Saturday; at 1201 Broadway at 1:39 p.m. Sunday; on Broadway at 2:03 p.m. Sunday; at Main Street and Broadway at 2:18 p.m. Sunday.


A report of a suspicious motor vehicle at 19 Atkinson Drive at 2:17 a.m. Friday.

Staff at Wood Spring Suites on Route 1 reported a customer asked to extend his stay but was denied, then became very aggressive at 11:05 a.m. Friday.

An Essex Street resident reported that he ordered take out from Uber eats and when he was notified they were nearby, he found an unknown man climbing through his neighbors’ window at 8:12 p.m. Friday. He questioned what the man was doing and he stated that his friend lived there. The caller asked the man what his friend’s name was and when he gave the wrong answer, he took off running toward Essex Street.

A report of a manhole cover missing in the road at 1 Cheever Ave. at 9:22 a.m. Saturday. Police found the manhole cover and secured it in place.

A caller reported a man and a child went into the bathroom at Dunkin’ Donuts on Lincoln Avenue and left a syringe at 11:44 a.m. Saturday.

A report of wires down at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Wendell Street at 12:24 p.m. Saturday.

A report of a shopping cart in the roadway on Route 1 South near Eastern Bank at 3:22 p.m. Saturday.

A report of a verbal altercation with a customer at Bank of America on Broadway who is upset the bank is closed at 1:46 p.m. Saturday. The customer was reportedly refusing to leave the bank.

A report of a group of youths shooting a BB gun out of a car window on Alvah Street at 4:44 p.m. Saturday.

A report of a sick skunk crawling across Carson Street at 5:38 p.m. Saturday.

A police officer removed a goose from the roadway on Central Street at 8:51 a.m. Sunday.



A report of suspicious activity at 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Eastern Bank at 405 Paradise Road; at 8:05 p.m. Sunday on Beach Bluff Avenue.


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