Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police log: 4-30-19

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Santina Lewey, 34, of 100 Willow St., was arrested and charged with trespassing at 7:52 p.m. Sunday.

Nicole McCarthy, 28, of 12 Pope St., Salem, was arrested and charged with Class A drug possession, Class E drug possession and trespassing at 7:56 p.m. Sunday.

Billy Ortega, 26, of 312 Union St., was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and on warrant charges of assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, motor vehicle use without authority and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license at 6:16 p.m. Sunday.

Michael Ramirez, 34, of 40 Danube St., Boston, was arrested and charged with Class A drug possession at 8:47 p.m. Sunday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 6:40 p.m. Sunday at 51 High Rock St.; at 6:05 a.m. Monday at 819 Western Ave.; at 8:22 a.m. Monday at 70 Eastern Ave.; at 11:14 a.m. Monday at Mall Street and Western Avenue.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 8:15 p.m. Sunday at 947 Western Ave.; at 8:13 a.m. Monday at Burns and River streets; at 8:14 a.m. Monday at Linden and Summer streets.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 1:26 a.m. Monday at Conga Lounge & Rest at 170 Broad St.; at 9:39 a.m. Monday at 589 Essex St.


A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 4:52 a.m. Monday on Estes Street; at 10:38 a.m. Monday on Estes Street.

A report of an assault at 12:09 p.m. Monday on N. Common Street.


A report of a gunshot at 6:05 p.m. Sunday at 500 Essex St.; at 10:18 p.m. Sunday at 29 Estes St.


A report of an overdose at 4:58 p.m. Sunday on Summer Street; at 9:44 p.m. Sunday on Lewis Street.


A report of a larceny at 4:18 p.m. Sunday at 51 Nahant St.; at 1:27 a.m. Monday at 48 Broad St.; at 12:02 p.m. Monday at 18 Clinton St.


A report of vandalism at 8:37 p.m. Sunday at 41 W Baltimore St.; at 12:18 a.m. Monday at 23 Acorn St.; at 10:26 a.m. Monday at 172 Commercial St.

A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 1:04 p.m. Monday at El Malecon Bar & Restaurant at 170 Union St.




Motor vehicle crash with property damage reported at Condon Circle on Friday at 9:37 p.m. Call handled by the Massachusetts State Police.

Report of a motor vehicle crash with injury  on Route 128 North on Sunday at 3:27 p.m. Accident handled by the Massachusetts State Police, patient taken to the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington.


Accidental fire alarm reported at 6 Kimball Lane on Friday at 10:39 a.m.


Suspicious person reported walking around North Hill Drive on Friday at 9:02 a.m. Officer reports person gone upon arrival of police.

Caller reported a motor vehicle in the work area at 5 Sylvan Circle on Friday at 10:55 a.m.

Burning complaint reported from 4 Harvey Park on Friday at 3:10 p.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Officer requested for a family quarrel at 10 Lovell Road on Friday at 3:30 p.m. Officer spoke with family.

Burglary, breaking and entering reported at 14 Midland Road on Friday at 7:15 p.m.

Assist motorist request from an Uber driver with an intoxicated patron on Friday at 11:14 p.m. at 311 Main St. and Village Row.

Caller reported tree in roadway at Wildewood Drive and Shady Hook Lane on Saturday at 12:11 p.m. Officer reports tree moved to side of road. Dispatch called the Department of Public Works.

Caller from 15 Ramsdell Way, Apt. U20 reported children playing around an area where concrete was poured on Saturday at 7:04 p.m. Officer sent them on their way.

Kids reportedly ringing doorbells on Saturday at 8:56 p.m. at Durham Drive. Officer located group and spoke to them and their parents.

Disabled motor vehicle reported on Sunday at 1:22 a.m. at  228 Lowell St. at 1100 Main St. Officer was unable to locate car.

Caller reported loud music and screaming from Lynnfield Commons at 375 North Broadway, Apt. 201 on Sunday at 2:11 a.m. Officer reported party shut down for the night.

Caller reported a disabled vehicle at Main Street near Route 128 on Sunday at 1:03 p.m. Officer reports operator has assistance on the way.

Report of a suspicious van following the caller on Pine Street from the rotary on Sunday at 3:57 p.m.

Dead turkey reported on the side of the road on Sunday at 5:44 p.m. at 261 Chestnut St. Dispatch reports animal control officer contacted.

Medical Aid

Ambulance requested at 972 Main St. on Friday at 10:13 a.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Medical aid request from 130 Market St. for a dehydrated 9-year-old child on Saturday at 8:25 a.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Medical aid requested from 3 Alderney Way on Sunday at 8:49 a.m. Patient taken to Massachusetts General Hospital.

Ambulance requested at 18 Trickett Road on Sunday at 11:16 a.m. Patient taken to Union Hospital in Lynn.

Walk-in to the Lynnfield Fire Department at 59 Summer St. requested medical aid on Sunday at 3:11 p.m. Patient taken to Beverly Hospital.

Ambulance request from Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St. at 3:48 p.m. Patient take to Union Hospital in Lynn.




A report of a motor vehicle crash at 11:47 a.m. Sunday on Pleasant Street.


A caller reported at 12:06 p.m. Sunday that someone entered his Rockaway Street apartment over the weekend with a key. He was unsure who might have done it, but there was nothing taken and the place wasn’t vandalized.

A report of a suspicious person at 9:18 p.m. Sunday on Foster Street. A caller reported someone appeared to be poking around his neighbor’s house.




Celso E. Pojoy Juarez, 30, of 142 Washington St., Lynn, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor at 2:24 a.m. Sunday.


A caller reported her group of Girl Scouts found syringes on the beach between two of the entrances at 2:43 p.m. Sunday at DCR Long Beach on Causeway.

A report of suspicious activity at 4:28 p.m. Sunday on Cliff Street. A caller reported the door was wide open. Police reported the residence was secured and a note was left for the homeowner.


A report of a larceny/forgery/fraud at 5:13 p.m. Friday on Nahant Road. A caller reported he was contacted by someone claiming to be from social security who was asking for money. He was told it was a scam. No personal information or money was shared.




Jeffrey A. Grullon, 21, of 114 South Common St., Apt. 1, Lynn, was arrested on Thursday at 4:44 p.m. at 98 Lake and 0 Lindauer streets and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, the negligent, unsafe, and reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to yield/stop.

Murilo F. Baldon, 20, of 18 King St., was arrested following a traffic stop at 115 Main and 2 Holten streets on Thursday at 8:32 p.m. and charged with the unlicensed operation of motor vehicle. Officer reports a licensed operator took possession of the vehicle.

Kevin Gueuara, 17, was summoned for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to use care in starting, stopping, and turning on Friday at 11:46 a.m.


Mariama Ba, 27, of 28 Nottingham Court, Lynn, was summoned following a crash into a utility pole at Puritan Lawn Cemetery on Thursday at 3:20 p.m.


Motor vehicle crash into a pole reported on Thursday at 3:20 p.m at Puritan Lawn Cemetery at 185 Lake St. Officer reports Peabody Municipal Light Plant contacted. Operator taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and summoned.

Caller reports his vehicle was struck at 2 Hancock St. on Thursday at 8:08 p.m. Officer reports he located both parties and will investigate video footage.

Report of a motor vehicle crash at 260 Washington St. and 2 Hourihan St. on Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. Officer assist with paperwork exchange.

Report of a minor motor vehicle crash on Friday at 9:41 a.m. at 3 Andover Terrace and 12 Andover St. Officer reports parties pulled into Citgo Station, no injuries.

Motor vehicle crash at 126 Lowell St. at 2 Kosciusko St. on Friday at 11:46 a.m. See arrest of Kevin Gueuara.

Animal Control

Landlord from 13 Swampscott Ave. reported his first floor tenant has a dog, violating the lease on Thursday at 9:53 a.m. Animal control officer advised him that this is a civil matter, but will follow up to see if the animal was licensed and vaccinated. An order to license was sent and, as a courtesy, a license form and a copy of the leash law were included.

Lost dog reported by owner at 2 Meredith Road on Thursday at 10:28 a.m. The pet, Brady, escaped when her toddler opened the door. On callback, she confirmed the dog had been located. She was warned to license the dog by the animal control officer and a warning with a license application will be sent.

Caller from 2 Dana Road reports his lost cat, Sam, may have been spotted on Thursday at 10:50 a.m. He wants to know if the animal control officer had received any calls on it. He was advised she had not heard anything but took a detailed description, and suggested he call the microchip company to report the cat as missing. Sam has been missing since the house fire in March and owner has received calls about sightings since the fire.

Report of a pit bull off leash at the Peabody Dog Park charged two dogs on Thursday at 12:50 p.m. Animal control officer reports she had advised the pit bull owner to use the dog park, the animal is very nice.

Animal control officer reported checking on the well-being of a calf at 278 Farm Ave. on Thursday at 2:12 p.m. Officer reports the calf, and all of the other animals, were in good health and had access to food, water, and shelter. No further action required.


Unwanted former resident reported at 3 Anthony Road on Thursday at 4:51 p.m. Officer reports the person was gone upon arrival of police.

Report of two suspicious men driving a gray Ram pickup truck at Cedar Grove Cemetery at 100R Cedar Grove Ave. on Thursday at 4:53 p.m. Officer reports the vehicle was gone upon arrival of police.

Homeowner of 16 Columbia Boulevard reported the screen on the side of the home towards the driveway was cut sometime in  the last month on Thursday at 4:56 p.m. Officer will document, no entry into the home.

Second complaint about an old BMW without plates parked at 4 Sherman St. on Thursday at 7:01 p.m. Officer located the owner who will be moved by 8 p.m.

Report of disorderly conduct at 7-Eleven at 100 Lynn St. on Thursday at 9:57 p.m. Clerk said a man with a beard and wearing a hat threatened him after he refused to let the man use the phone. Danvers Police Department checked the operator’s home but he no longer lives there.

Intoxicated person left Stonewood Tavern at 139 Lynnfield St. and yelled at the bartender before leaving on Thursday at 10:57 p.m. Police in surrounding communities notified.

Station attendant reported two men in a dispute on Friday at 1:39 a.m. at J&H Truck Repair at 129 Newbury St. Officer reports argument was verbal only, one of the men left prior to police arrival.




Dominick J. Powers, of 186 Wakefield St., Reading, was arrested on a warrant at 11:19 a.m. Saturday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 10:46 a.m. Friday at Cliftondale Congregational Church at 50 Essex St.; at 2:08 p.m. Sunday at Picariello Drive and Essex Street; at 6:41 p.m. Sunday at Kohls at 333 Broadway; at 8:19 p.m. Sunday at McDonald’s at 738 Broadway.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 3:46 p.m. Saturday at 25 Howard St.; at 4:42 p.m. Saturday at Marshalls at 655 Broadway. A three-car crash was reported. One male driver was taken to Beverly Hospital, but all other people involved refused treatment.

A motor vehicle crash with personal injury was reported at 4:23 p.m. Saturday at 63 Salem Turnpike. A single car crash into a pole was reported with wires down and possible entrapment. The trapped woman got out of the car, refused medical treatment on scene and reported she would go to the hospital with her son.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 8:14 p.m. Sunday at Polcari’s Restaurant at 92 Broadway.


A report of an assault with a dangerous weapon at 3:25 p.m. Saturday at Square One Mall on Broadway. Mall Security reported a woman was hit with a baseball bat and then hit on the side by a car. The suspect took off on foot, but is reportedly known to the victim.

A report of an assault and battery at 1:44 p.m. Monday at Chestnut Woods on Chestnut Street. A caller reported an altercation occurred between a patient and a worker.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 7:22 p.m. Sunday at 5 Broadway. A caller reported she was watching someone break into her business. Police conducted a walk through with the business owner and determined there was no entry gained. There was no suspect found.


A report of a disturbance at 12:13 p.m. Friday at 15 Kennedy Drive. A caller reported a cleaning company walked into his home, started cleaning the home without permission and was refusing to leave. Police reported the cleaning service went to the wrong home by mistake

An anonymous 911 caller reported someone was breaking into the building at 8:19 p.m. Friday at 77 Newhall Ave. The caller refused to answer any questions and hung up. Police traced the caller to a man who said he didn’t remember calling the station.

A disturbance was reported at 8:36 p.m. Friday at 68 Newhall Ave. A caller reported she and her husband were assaulted by one man and two women who walked into her residence after a verbal altercation in the parking lot.

A report of suspicious activity at 9:24 a.m. Saturday toward Cliftondale on Essex Street. A caller reported he saw a man wearing a tan coat possibly carrying an assault rifle walking toward Cliftondale Square. Police located the man who was carrying an umbrella waiting to get on an MBTA bus.

A report of harassment at 9:48 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble at 444 Broadway. A caller reported an incident at work where an unknown male customer approached him after work as he was getting into his car. The unknown man followed him in his car, leading the caller to pull over and confront him. When the caller asked why the man was following him, he asked the caller to have a drink. The two went their separate ways after the caller said he wasn’t interested.

Suspicious activity was reported at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at 24 Curtis Road. A caller reported a car in front of his home was egged and there were two dead squirrels in front of the driveway.  

A report of suspicious activity at 6:56 p.m. Sunday at 110 Grill at 855 Broadway. The manager called to report the security guard who works for the Avalon Construction site was acting erratically and scaring customers.


A report of a larceny at 12:16 p.m. Friday at 16 Jackson St. A caller reported she left $700 for rent in the lockbox on her door and it went missing.

A larceny was reported at 3:29 p.m. Saturday at Bank of America at 1093 Broadway. A caller reported he suspected a bank employee was responsible for more than $32,629 that was missing from the ATM. An internal investigation resulted in the termination of the employee.

A report of a larceny at 5:06 p.m. Saturday at Square One Mall at 1201 Broadway. A caller reported her tire was stolen off of her car.


A report of vandalism at 7:51 a.m. Sunday at 35 Springdale Ave. A caller reported multiple vehicles were vandalized with eggs overnight.

A caller reported her home was egged sometime overnight at 10:22 a.m. Sunday at 26 Springdale Ave.

A caller reported several vehicles had been egged on Morton Avenue at 11:18 a.m. Sunday.




A report of suspicious activity at 7:04 p.m. Sunday at 71 Puritan Road; at 8:47 p.m. Sunday at 67 Ocean View Road.

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