Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 4-15-19

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.




Steve Almonor, 26, of 2 Main St., was arrested and charged with trespassing at 7:06 p.m. Friday.

Melissa Argueta, 36, of 829 Saratoga St., Apt. 1, East Boston, was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and wanton destruction of property at 7:50 p.m. Friday.

Donnell Bailey, 48, was arrested and charged with trespassing at 7:09 p.m. Friday.

Desmond McKenzie, 65, of 107 W Neptune St., was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon at 4:54 p.m. Friday.

David Torres, 29, was arrested and charged with daytime breaking and entering for a felony at 10:09 a.m. Sunday.

Saira Zapata, 21, of 213 Chestnut St., was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at 2:11 a.m. Saturday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:04 p.m. Friday at Hanover and Johnson streets; at 4:27 p.m. Friday at 255 Boston St.; at 5:11 p.m. Friday at Boston Street and Keslar Avenue; at 1:13 a.m. Saturday at Allen Avenue and Chestnut Street; at 7:40 a.m. Saturday at Adams and Chestnut streets; at 8:57 a.m. Saturday at 96 Laurel St.; at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 421 Essex St.; at 11:27 a.m. Saturday at Eastern Avenue and Marianna Street; at 7:23 p.m. Saturday at Eastern Avenue and Essex Street; at 10:44 p.m. Saturday at 675 Western Ave.; at 1:41 a.m. Sunday at Chestnut Street and Western Avenue; at 2 a.m. Sunday at Gibbs Auto Service at 240 Western Ave.; at 8:08 a.m. Sunday at Franklin and Laighton streets; at 2:45 p.m. Sunday at 28 Brimblecom St.

A report of a police motor vehicle crash at 8:12 p.m. Friday on Severance Street.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 2:16 a.m. Saturday at Blossom Street and Neptune Boulevard; at 1:10 p.m. Saturday at Eastern Avenue and Essex Street; at 2:24 p.m. Saturday at 76 Lewis St.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 10:52 a.m. Sunday at 71 Alden St.


A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 5:31 p.m. Saturday on Broad Street.

A report of an assault at 11:48 p.m. Saturday on Grove Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 6:32 p.m. Friday at 37 Park St.; at 9:46 a.m. Saturday at 104 Newhall St.; at 2:04 p.m. Sunday at 104 Newhall St.

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 9:50 a.m. Sunday at 10 Lincoln St.


A report of a gunshot at 7:18 p.m. Friday at 23 Breed St.


A report of an overdose at 8:08 p.m. Saturday on Curwin Circle; at 2:22 a.m. Sunday on Lewis Street.

A report of a medication overdose at 9:48 p.m. Saturday on Liberty Square.


A report of a larceny at 10:47 p.m. Friday at 24 Ellsworth Terrace; at 1:32 p.m. Sunday at 20 Neptune Blvd.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 3:56 p.m. Friday at 16 Tarmey Lane; at 1:36 p.m. Sunday at 655 Summer St.

A report of vandalism at 8:44 a.m. Saturday at 40 Ocean Ave.




A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:21 p.m. Saturday on Tedesco Street. One of the drivers involved in the two-car crash said she blacked out and crashed. A worker in the back of the parked van that was hit was flung out of the van on impact. One person was taken to Salem Hospital and another person was taken to Beverly Hospital.


A report of suspicious activity at 9:51 a.m. Friday on Barnard Street. A caller reported a man was walking down the street looking into every car along the way.

A caller reported her home video camera showed a woman known to her going into and out of her residence at 10:43 a.m. Friday on Intrepid Circle. The caller said the woman was not supposed to be there. The apartment was unlocked.

A disturbing sign was reported at 3:57 p.m. Friday on Gerry Street. A caller said the sign was offensive.

A caller reported her son was followed home by another driver who didn’t like his driving at 6:40 p.m. Friday on Pilgrim Road. The incident took place in Swampscott and the caller was concerned the other driver would show up again at their home.

A caller reported two males were throwing beer cans at vehicles at 1:08 a.m. Saturday on Waldron Street. The males were gone upon police arrival.

A report of kids on bikes in traffic at 12:44 p.m. Saturday at Humphrey and Lafayette streets.

A caller reported at 4:27 p.m. Saturday that while driving inbound on Atlantic Avenue, a driver was tailgating him and at some point, passed him on the left hand side and spat at his window in the process.


A report of a larceny/forgery/fraud at 10:37 a.m. Friday on Farrell Court; at 12:22 p.m. Friday on Barnard Street. A caller reported her phone was stolen on Thursday night from either the Riptide Lounge or her home. The woman later told police the phone was suddenly found in the back seat of her vehicle.




Jill K. Cormier, 43, of 40 Grove St., Shrewsbury, was arrested on a warrant at 3:23 p.m. Friday.

Leandro Emerique Des San, 37, of 10 Oak St, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 12:31 p.m. Saturday.

Eduardo Greenlaw, 22, homeless, was arrested on a warrant at 2:41 p.m. Saturday.


Mozer Iracildo, 26, of 24 Tracey St., Apt. 2, was summoned for permitting unlicensed/suspended operation of a motor vehicle.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 5:13 p.m. Friday at Petco at 10 Sylvan St.; at 12:02 p.m. Saturday at 220 Lowell St. and 2 Forest St.; at 2:13 p.m. Saturday at 649 Lowell St.; at 4:06 p.m. Saturday at Down River Ice Cream at 86 Andover St.; at 5:08 p.m. Saturday at Microsurgical Eye Consultants at 31 Centennial Drive; at 8:32 a.m. Sunday at Central Bakery at 48 Walnut St.

A motor vehicle crash was reported at 1:14 a.m. Saturday at 2 Forest St. and 220 Lowell St. No driver was found on the scene, but a person later reported his car was stolen after being found crying.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 11:51 a.m. Sunday at Mobil Gas Station at 137 Newbury St. A store employee reported a U-Haul truck struck the gas pumps and fled the scene.


A report of suspicious activity at 3:05 p.m. Friday on Main Street. A man was reportedly riding a bike in and out of traffic.

A caller reported the mailman pepper sprayed his dog behind the fence at 4:45 p.m. Friday on Dennis Street.

Suspicious activity was reported at 5:15 p.m. Friday at Lahey Medical Center at 1 Essex Center Drive. A caller reported her daughter was being picked up from Lahey by a person who has two warrants and wanted him arrested.

A caller reported suspicious activity after noticing a light on in the basement of an abandoned building at 8:11 p.m. Friday at R.G. Faberi at 2 Washington St. Police checked the building and reported everything was in order.

A caller reported a possible drug transaction in a car at 9:39 p.m. Friday on Sherman Street. Police reported the person in the car was listening to a podcast.  

A suspicious person was reportedly looking into the windows and then went behind the building at 11:14 p.m. Friday at Petrillos at 6 Foster St.

A caller reported hearing three gunshots in the area at 11:20 p.m. Friday at 91 Endicott St. and 137 Lowell St. Police couldn’t find anything.

A suspicious motor vehicle was reported, in that it was running with the lights on and heavy body damage at 12:45 a.m. Saturday at Wood Trucking at 13 Lakeland Park Drive. Police reported the vehicle belongs to the son of the owner of Wood Trucking.

A possible dispute or domestic incident was reported at 1:17 a.m. Saturday at an apartment on Avalon Drive. Police reported the incident was not a domestic, but rather involved a mother who was yelling at her child for playing a video game.

A caller reported a suspicious man was testing the door to a motor vehicle at 5:51 p.m. Saturday at The Jade at 4 Bourbon St. and then sat in another vehicle. Police reported the man was locked out of his vehicle and then sat in a co-worker’s car.

Threats were reported at 6:02 p.m. Saturday at MacArthur Park on MacArthur Circle. A juvenile at the park said he was threatened by an unknown resident of the neighborhood who said he was going to throw rocks at him and toss him in the pond. Police spoke with the juvenile and his mother. His mother said she felt her son hadn’t shared the whole story and was satisfied everything was smoothed over.

A physical altercation was reported at 11:53 p.m. Saturday at Capone’s Restaurant at 147 Summit St.

A disturbance was reported at 3:17 a.m. Sunday on George Road. A resident reported hearing a woman calling for help and possibly hearing fireworks or gunshots. The woman was taken into protective custody.

A resident told police she woke up and thought she heard someone trying to get into her house through the front door at 3:35 a.m. Sunday at 42 Driscoll St. An officer reported everything was in order at the residence.

A resident reported a disturbance regarding lawnmowers at the Meadows Golf Course at 58 Granite St. at 5:48 a.m. Sunday. Police will speak with a representative at the golf course about the early morning lawn mowing.


Stolen clothing was reported at 7:01 p.m. Saturday at Workout World at 216 Newbury St. Police reported the clothing was found in an adjacent locker.

A stolen iPhone was reported at 11:32 p.m. Saturday at In The Game at 535 Lowell St.


Vandalism was reported at 7:09 a.m. Saturday at Tannery Apartments at 16 Crowninshield St. A caller reported her vehicle’s window was broken and some loose change was taken.

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