Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 4-11-19

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.



Michael Barr, 37, of 193 Middlesex St., Lowell, was arrested and charged as a fugitive from justice on court at 2:22 p.m. Tuesday.

Jeffrey Little, 63, of 121 North Common St., was arrested and charged with parole/probation violation and on a warrant at 8:54 p.m. Tuesday.

Mark Taylor, 61, of 59 High Crest Road, Roslindale, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer at 4:09 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 7:16 p.m. Tuesday at 205 Walnut St.; at 6:37 a.m. Wednesday at 448 Chestnut St.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday at Hanover and Johnson streets.


A report of an assault at 1:56 p.m. Tuesday at 162 Walnut St.

A report of an assault and battery at 2:26 p.m. Tuesday at Cliff and Walnut streets.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday at 20 W Green St.

A report of a breaking and entering at 8:44 p.m. Tuesday at 25 Hamilton Ave.


A report of a gunshot at 12:12 a.m. Wednesday at 72 Williams Ave.


A report of an opiate overdose at 10:59 p.m. Tuesday on Warren Street.

A report of an overdose at 1:04 p.m. Wednesday on W Baltimore Street.


A report of a larceny at 5:11 p.m. Tuesday at 33 Lincoln St.; at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at 184 Eutaw Ave.; at 9:49 a.m. Wednesday at 548 Summer St.; at 11:49 a.m. Wednesday at 23 Market Square; at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday at 548 Summer St.; at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at 88 Empire St.


A report of vandalism at 11:17 a.m. Wednesday at 27 W Baltimore St.



Motor vehicle crash reported at 425 Walnut and 100 Market streets on Tuesday at 4:41 p.m.


False burglar alarm was reported at 16 Apple Hill Lane on Tuesday at 2:32 p.m. Officer reports home is secure.

Animal Control

Report of a small dog running in the street in front of Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St. on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Officer reports animal returned to owner.


Officer wanted at 500 Ross Drive on Tuesday at 2:46 p.m. to report cell phones were ordered on her account. Officer took report.

Report of a trailer parked on New Meadow Road on Tuesday at 6:20 p.m. Officer checked the trailer and noted it is registered and legally parked.

Resident of 4 Abbey Lane reported a suspicious man, 6 feet tall, thin, wearing a black hoodie ringing the doorbell on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Caller did not answer the door and requested extra patrols.

Suspicious white SUV reported parked in a cul-de-sac at 900 Lynnfield St. on Tuesday at 9:19 p.m.

Loud noise reported at 14 Brook Drive on Tuesday at 11:52 p.m. for construction across on Route 1.

Medical Aid

Request for an ambulance at Lahey Health Center at 1350 Market St. on Tuesday at 11:32 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Caller reports an elderly man is confused at 6 Carpenter Road on Tuesday at 3:22 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Request for medical aid at 309 Summer St. on Wednesday at 4:33 a.m. Two people taken to Salem Hospital.



Cheryl Smith, 58, of 2 Chestnut St., was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle at 5:46 p.m. on Tuesday.


A caller reported an MBTA bus took out a piece of her property and continued down Franklin Street at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.


A walk-in reported at 8:34 a.m. on Tuesday that he was notified on Saturday that his Comcast accounts were hacked and his home phone number was redirected.

Over email, someone complained to the department that there was some minor vandalism on Naugus Avenue on Monday night. They stated the solar lights were smashed.

A caller reported at 3 p.m. on Tuesday she keeps getting calls from someone claiming to be from Social Security.

A caller reported at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday that two Amazon packages were missing from Washington Street.

A walk-in reported at 5:21 p.m. on Tuesday that on Friday he had an issue in his Pleasant Street restaurant with four people. He stated they cause problems every time they come in and one of them keeps calling and harassing. He stated, as they were leaving Friday night, one of them took a ball of napkins and lit them on fire with a candle. A neighboring table witnessed it and put it out with their glasses of water.



A Wilson Road resident reported his landlord was in his apartment and he can see her going through his things on video camera at 7:48 a.m. Monday. The landlord told police that she was in the apartment to attend to the leaky windows and provided written communications between the caller and the landlord acknowledging the need to enter under these circumstances. The caller will provide the video to police for the purposes of exhibiting her going through his stuff. He called back at 8:20 a.m. to say he did not want to pursue the matter any further.

A report of two dogs running in the street on Nahant Road with young kids trying to help retrieve the animals at 3:17 p.m. Monday.

A caller on Colby Way reported a suspicious person walking with a dog and knocking on doors at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.


A report of an overdose on Nahant Road at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday.



Casandra Phillip, 28, of 36 Keyes Drive, Apt. 5, was summoned following a motor vehicle stop at Kappy’s Liquor at 175 Andover St. on Tuesday at 2 p.m. for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, marked lanes violation, and defective equipment.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2 Perkins and 82 Lowell streets on Monday at 2:49 p.m. Officer reports no vehicles towed from the scene.

Caller reports a motor vehicle crash at 44 County St. and 1 Arnold Road on Monday at 3:28 p.m. Officer reports the operators exchanged information prior to his arrival.

Minor motor vehicle crash reported on Summit Street on Monday at 4:39 p.m. Officer reports no injuries and paperwork exchanged.


Report of a road rage incident on Monday at 2:05 p.m. at the Lahey Medical Center at 1 Essex Center Drive. Caller said he was scared a car followed him off the highway. Officer reported the incident stemmed from an incident on Route 128. Both parties were sent on their way.

Peabody Fire Department requested a police officer for a verbal dispute in progress at Public Storage at 240 Newbury St. between a clerk and customer on Monday at 4:14 p.m. Officer reports party was upset that her items in storage were wet. Officer will document.

Officer checking on a vehicle parked in the Stop & Shop Supermarket parking lot at 19 Howley St. on Monday at 9:25 p.m. Officer reports the operator was watching a movie.

Neighbor complained about loud music from 148 Shore Drive on Monday at 9:59 p.m. Officer reports music volume has been lowered.

A suspicious red Nissan was reported at 26 Sheffield Drive and 31 Wiseman Drive not familiar to the neighborhood on Tuesday at 2:09 a.m. Officer reports they could not locate any vehicle matching that description.

Caller reported his car was vandalized at Captain Pete’s Lobster Trap at 5 Caller St. on Tuesday at 2:21 a.m. The driver side window was smashed and reporting party will email officer video of two male suspects, nothing was stolen from the car.



A report of a motor vehicle accident on Main Street at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday; at YMCA on Main Street at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday; at Buffalo Wild Wings on Main Street at 12:48 a.m. Wednesday.


A caller at the Warden Street Apartments reported a car parked in the back of the lot with heavy damage to the vehicle at 7:29 a.m. Tuesday.

Police and Fire were dispatched to Walmart on Route 1 for a report of a child locked inside a vehicle and unresponsive at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of wires down in front of 5 Greatwoods Road at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of a man walking around in “Army clothes” in the parking lot of Kelly’s Roast Beef and possibly intoxicated at 11:46 p.m. Tuesday.



A report of a motor vehicle crash on Elwin Street at 1:42 p.m. on Tuesday; at Norfolk and Stetson avenues at 2:57 p.m. on Tuesday.


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