Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police log: 5-10-19

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Nicole McCarthy, 28, of 12 Pope St., Salem, was arrested on warrant charges of trespassing, Class A drug possession and Class E drug possession at 12:34 a.m. Thursday.

Angel Sanchez, 41, of 195 Union St., was arrested on warrant charges of open and gross lewdness and arrestee furnishing false ID information at 11:15 a.m. Thursday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday at 72 Nahant St.; at 7:06 p.m. Wednesday at Bennett and Commercial streets; at 8:31 p.m. Wednesday at Laighton and Washington streets.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2:44 p.m. Wednesday at Lansing Road and Lynnfield Street; at 6:04 p.m. Wednesday at 14 Border St.; at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday at Broadway and Euclid Avenue.


A report of an assault at 8:37 p.m. Wednesday at Lynnway and Market Street.

A report of an assault and battery at 10:09 a.m. Thursday at Ford Elementary School on Hollingsworth Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday at 28 Hollingsworth St.


A report of motor vehicle theft at 6:31 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan’s Garage at 349 Lynnway.

A report of a larceny at 8:39 a.m. Thursday at 28 Meadow Court; at 11:06 a.m. Thursday at 185 N. Common St.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 6:47 a.m. Thursday at 6 Richard St.; at 9:59 a.m. Thursday at 81 Empire St.



Jorge L. Espinoza, 43, of 330 Salem St., Apt. 4, Wakefield, was summoned on Wednesday at 6:32 p.m. for speeding and the negligent operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 80 Salem St. and 1 Ramsdell Way.

Nicholas C. Loconte, 23, of 35 Lincoln Ave., was summoned on Wednesday at 6:49 p.m. for speeding and the negligent operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 80 Salem St. and 1 Ramsdell Way.


Accidental burglar alarm sounded at 2 Elizabeth Way on Wednesday at 1:36 p.m. Officer checked property with homeowner.

A hangup 911 call was received from Blue Cal Software at 50 Salem St. on Wednesday at 4:38 p.m. Officer spoke with employee who said it was an accident.


Caller reported a purse was stolen from her carriage from the Christmas Tree Shop at 28 South Broadway. Officer took report.

North Reading Police Department reported that they received a 911 hangup call from 40 Wing Road on Wednesday at 8:38 p.m. Officer reports Wing Road ends at number 36. All is quiet.


Ambulance requested on Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. for an elderly woman who fell at 201 Ross Drive. Patient taken to the hospital.

Caller reports his neighbor has fallen outside at 402 Essex Village on Wednesday at 10:13 p.m. and requested assistance. Patient taken to the hospital.



Mateo Eustaquio, 28, of 29 West Neptune Road, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 6:25 p.m. on Wednesday.


A caller reported a truck took off the bumper of a car and left the area on Atlantic Avenue at 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday.


A caller reported their car got stuck in the soft sand on Ocean Avenue at 9:27 a.m. on Wednesday.

A caller reported at 12:41 p.m. on Wednesday that their Ocean Avenue neighbor was having an event and there were at least 10 cars illegally parked. Responding officers stated they were having a memorial service.

A caller reported a loose manhole cover at Humphrey Street and Leicester Road at 1:27 p.m. on Wednesday.

A caller reported a large group of kids were fighting behind the grandstand on Wyman Road at 2:29 p.m. on Wednesday. Responding officers reported the kids were boxing and no one was injured.

A caller reported a group of kids on top of the restrooms on Front Street at 2:55 p.m. on Wednesday. The caller stated they were concerned the kids would cause damage to the roof or plumbing and they were hanging from the pipes on the building. Responding officers found the kids not doing anything but spoke to them anyways.

A caller reported at 3:11 p.m. on Wednesday that she has a problem with a man who brings his dog to a property on Phillips Street. She stated the man was harassing her. Responding officers found it to be a disagreement about dogs being off leash and the man and his dog were gone on arrival.

A caller from the fish market on Atlantic Avenue called at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday and said they got blamed last year for the foul odor of fish in the area. She stated the odor is back again but it is “NOT” from her market.

A caller reported he was out with his children on Cornell Road while they rode their bikes and they passed a male party in the bushes at 7:50 p.m. on Wednesday. He stated the male was “rocking back and forth” and he felt something was not right. Responding officers stated the party was gone on arrival.

A taxi driver called at 7:59 p.m. on Thursday and stated he picked up a fare on Smith Street and stated the male went unconscious. First responders reported it was a possible overdose and the male was transported via ambulance.



John W. Roy, 49, of 13 Mason St., was arrested on a warrant on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at East End Veterans Memorial Park at 45 Walnut St. and charged with violating municipal ordinances.


Irma Lopez-Ramerez, 23 of 50 Allen Ave., Lynn, was summoned following a traffic stop at Spinelli’s Function Facility at 10 Newbury St. on Tuesday at 3:21 p.m. for the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Ilmer Mendez-Nolasco, 23, of 562 Summer St., Apt. 3, Lynn, was summoned following a traffic stop at Spinelli’s Function Facility at 10 Newbury St. on Tuesday at 3:21 p.m. for allowing unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


Report of a hit and run crash at 7-Eleven on Lynn Street on Tuesday at 3:35 p.m. Witness got license plate of motor vehicle that left the scene. Operators left the scene prior to the officer’s arrival.

Officer flagged down by a motorist reporting a motor vehicle crash at 147 Summit St. and Lynnfield Street on Tuesday at 3:52 p.m.

Hit and run crash reported at 51 Warren St. on Tuesday at 4:13 p.m. Officer investigating crash which occurred on May 6 at 3:30 p.m.

Motor vehicle crash reported at Dunkin’ Donuts on Central Street on Tuesday at 10:03 p.m. Tri-City Cab said a motorist backed into the cab. There were no injuries.

Motor vehicle crash reported on Wednesday at 8:06 a.m. at Corkscrew Liquors at 23 Central St. Officer assist with paperwork exchange, no injuries or tows.

Caller reports that she was involved in a motor vehicle crash at the Shell Station at 85 Lynnfield St. on Wednesday at 8:11 a.m. Officer said the parties were exchanging paperwork.

Animal Control

Officer checking on the well-being of three dogs at 6 Maple St. on Wednesday at 12:56 p.m. Animal control officer reports the pets do not appear to be in imminent danger. They are licensed and vaccinated against rabies.


Road rage incident reported on Tuesday at 3:54 p.m. on Buttonwood Lane. Caller said a vehicle with Massachusetts license plate no. 6KCC60 is driving 70 mph on back roads with two children in the car who appear to be scared. Officers arrived but could not locate the vehicle.

Caller reports blood at Pierpont Park on Tuesday at 4:19 p.m. from a man who cut his hand. Peabody Fire Department en route for clean up.

Officer flagged down at 2 Bresnahan St. on Tuesday at 4:40 p.m. to report an unregistered vehicle with Massachusetts license plate no. 839VK5. Officer reports vehicle had a canceled registration, Mallia’s Towing en route.

Bartender at Su Chang’s at 373 Lowell St. reported a patron was served a drink at the bar but seems to be under the influence and is concerned she intends to drive home on Tuesday at 7:44 p.m. Officer reports woman will be driven home by a neighbor. Officer followed them home and they arrived safely.

Report of a motor vehicle with Massachusetts license plate no. 548YJ1 is swerving on Centennial Drive on Tuesday at 8:39 p.m. Officer reports vehicle was stopped on Summit Street and sent on its way.

Report of a loud party outside of lot 71 at Mobile Estates at 286 Newbury St. on Tuesday at 11:10 p.m. Officers checked the area, found nothing and heard no noise.

Caller from 11 Tanners Court reports her granddaughter was assaulted on Lynn Street near the Sunoco Station by a classmate on Tuesday at 11:24 p.m. Fight was over a pair of Uggs and she suffered a black eye.

An intoxicated man from 14 Foster St., Apt. 205 requested an ambulance for detox on Tuesday at 11:39 p.m. Patient to Salem Hospital.

Caller reported what appears to be a car horn is going off at 409 Lowell St. on Wednesday at 2:53 a.m. Reporting party called back at 2:54 a.m. to say owner of vehicle was located and it is a mechanical problem with the vehicle that is being corrected.

Disturbance over a set of keys was reported at 17 Sewall St., Apt. 1B on Wednesday at 4:22 a.m. Officer bringing party to Salem MBTA station, officer also noting that keys were not found and slight damage to vehicle.

Motor vehicle towed by All-Star Towing for parking in the fire lane at the Tannery Apartments at 16 Crowninshield St. on Wednesday at 6:43 a.m.  

Sargent spoke with representatives from Kelly, IRA and Lyon-Waugh auto groups at Audi Peabody at 252 Andover St. about unloading vehicles on Route 114 on Wednesday at 10:53 a.m. They were informed that any further infractions will result in citations.

Detective spoke to two men operating their ATVs on Ellsworth Road on Wednesday at 1:07 p.m. Parties agreed to put them back in the garage.

Officer reports a sinkhole at 39 Central St. near the curb on Wednesday at 1:59 p.m. The Department of Public Works contacted and told a barrel needs to be placed in it until it can be repaired.

Fight in progress reported on Wednesday at 2:48 p.m. at James Street Park. Officer reports there was no physical fight, all in order.



A report of a motor vehicle accident at Vine and Essex streets at 3:19 p.m. Wednesday; at 536 Lincoln Ave. at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday.


A caller reported he got into a physical altercation with his neighbor on Main Street at 9:32 a.m. Wednesday.

A caller reported a GMC Acadia crossed the double yellow line to get ahead of traffic near the Gospel Hall on Walnut Street at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday.

A report of a person slumped over the wheel at the traffic light at Main and Vine streets at 6:07 p.m. Wednesday.

A caller reported two people fighting at Square One Mall at 6:11 p.m. Wednesday.

A caller reported several dogs in kennels in the back of 6 Pinetree Drive that continuously bark throughout the night at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday. The caller wanted to speak with animal control about town bylaws and the treatment of the animals.

A report of loud music coming from a home on Bow Street at 1:40 a.m. Thursday.


A caller from Saugus House of Pizza reported that a woman took money off of a table and left the business at 1:37 p.m. Wednesday.

A report of shoplifting from DSW at 2:26 p.m. Wednesday.


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