Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police log: 5-15-19

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.



Christine Lerebours was arrested on a warrant charge of assault and battery on a police officer at 12:10 p.m. Monday.

Jahleel Sanders-Williams, of 10 Lawton Ave., was arrested on a warrant charge of armed assault to rob at 7:29 p.m. Monday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2:26 p.m. Monday at Washington Street and Western Avenue; at 4:11 p.m. Monday at Blossom and South Common streets; at 5:23 p.m. Monday on Joyce Street; at 6:12 p.m. Monday at 141 Eastern Ave.; at 10:31 p.m. Monday at Broad and Washington streets; at 7:57 a.m. Tuesday at Chatham Street and Trinity Avenue; at 8:54 a.m. Tuesday at 129 Lawton Ave.; at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday on Sisson Terrace; at 11:32 a.m. Tuesday at 35 Washington St.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday at Franklin Street and Western Avenue.


A report of an overdose at 4:47 p.m. Monday on Fayette Street.


A report of a larceny at 11:53 a.m. Monday at 128 Western Ave.; at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at 5 Hamilton Ave.

A report of motor vehicle theft at 1:14 p.m. Monday on Upham Road; at 1:14 p.m. Monday at 161 Chestnut St.; at 1:47 p.m. Monday at 361 Lynnway.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 1:27 p.m. Monday at 12 Portland St.



Caller from Our Lady of Assumption School at 40 Grove St. reported a suspicious man on the property on Monday at 10:59 a.m. Officer reports the person has left the area.

Report of a truck parked on the lawn at 63 Canterbury Road on Monday at 3:13 p.m. Officer reports no vehicles are parked at 63, but there’s a motorcycle that is parked legally.

Property check requested at the Lynnfield Middle School at 505 Main St. on Tuesday at 1:23 a.m. Officer reports services rendered.


Request for an ambulance at 513 Walnut St. on Monday at 7:33 a.m. Officer reports patient was taken to the hospital.

Ambulance requested on Monday at 1:31 a.m. at Lynnfield High School at 275 Essex St. Officer reports patient was taken to Winchester Hospital.

Caller from 101 Ross Drive reported resident fell and was suffering from an injured leg on Tuesday at 6:57 a.m.



A caller reported at 9:38 a.m. on Monday that her son left his wallet at Dunkin’ Donuts on Pleasant Street on Sunday and the manager pulled up video which showed someone stealing it. Responding officers found the suspected wallet thief is a student at The Charter School.

A caller reported two men going door-to-door on Sewall Street at 10:05 a.m. on Monday. They stated the men looked shady and were “talking about God.” Responding officers were unable to locate them.

A caller reported glass at West Shore Drive and Lafayette Street at 12:33 p.m. on Monday.

A caller reported at 4:45 p.m. on Monday that a female appeared to be very unsteady on her feet on Creesy Street. Responding officers reported she did not know her name or surroundings and she was transported to a local hospital.



Bartosz Matczak, 24, of 148 Western Ave., Lynn, was arrested following a complaint of an intoxicated man at 7 Gallant Road on Monday at 6:34 a.m. He was charged with possession of classes A, B and E substances.

Benjamin Macieski, 29, of 84 Aborn St., Apt. 1101, was arrested on a warrant following a traffic stop on Monday at 1:51 p.m. at 192 Main and 2 Howley streets. He was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, driving under the influence of alcohol, a marked lanes violation, speeding, and the negligent operation of a motor vehicle.


Report of a motor vehicle crash between an automobile and a dump truck at 124 Newbury St. on Sunday at 9:39 p.m. Operator of the car left the vehicle on Route 1 facing the wrong way and ran into the nearby Dunkin’ Donuts. The Massachusetts State Police were notified. EMS contacted for an operator with a head injury, but the patient refused medical help.

Motor vehicle crash was reported at the Down River Ice Cream, at 86 Andover St. on Monday at 8:38 a.m. Officer assisted with paperwork exchange.

Animal Control

Caller complained of two barking dogs at Neves & Son Landscaping at 201 Lowell St. on Monday at 10:33 a.m. Animal control officer mailed a complaint notice and copy of the barking ordinance to Rui Neves at that address. Both dogs are licensed.

Report of a loose dog from 5 Marshall Circle on Monday at 11:14 a.m. No further information was provided and there was no answer on call back.

Caller from Salem left a voicemail saying she needs to surrender two dogs on Monday at 3:09 p.m. No answer on call back. Voicemail left suggested she call the Salem animal control officer.


Caller from 3 Oak St. reported loud music coming from vehicles out front of the home on Sunday at 6:32 p.m. A second caller also complained about the music. Officer reports the music has been turned off.

A Goodridge Street resident reported a neighbor is illegally dumping on the trail on Sunday at 6:44 p.m. Officer spoke with reporting party who said the resident of 17 Main St. is the culprit. Officer located debris along the trial but residents could not identify the party responsible. Officer will follow up with the Department of Public Works.

Report of a disturbance in the area of 4 Shillaber St. on Sunday at 8:57 p.m. Officer reports the parties were gone when police arrived.

Resident of 6 Essex Place reported gunshots heard near the Big Apple Circus at the Northshore Mall on Sunday at 10:55 p.m. Officer said workers were disassembling the tent, which produces loud banging noises. All is OK.

Suspicious motor vehicle reported by the resident of 31 Felton St. on Monday at 8:31 a.m. who said the SUV does not belong there. Officer reports the owner of the vehicle is working at 30 Felton St. and was told to move off the street.


Report of a man overdosing at the Plaza Motel at 125 Newbury St., room 32, on Sunday at 8:22 p.m. Officer reported the room was empty.  



A caller reported a motor vehicle crash with property damage only at Ballard and Newhall streets at 3:11 p.m. on Monday.

A caller reported a motor vehicle crash with non-fatal injuries at 575 Lincoln Ave. at 5:56 p.m. on Monday.


A caller reported at 8:19 a.m. on Monday that a white male wearing a plaid shirt, beard and dreadlocks seemed out of it at Alfred Road and Walnut Street. Responding officers reported the male was reluctant to cooperate with police but appeared to be fine.

A caller from Chestnut Woods reported at 3:39 p.m. on Monday that a patient was assaulted by a nurse.

A caller reported at 3:47 a.m. on Tuesday that an audible alarm was going off near Tucker’s Auto Supply, 375 Central St., for more than an hour. Responding officers stated it was a car inside the shop and they contacted the key holder to come turn it off.


A walk-in reported at 7:54 a.m. on Monday that his van was broken into overnight. He stated a dash cam and some change was taken.

A walk-in reported at 11:04 a.m. on Monday that someone scammed him out of $650 in gift cards from his bank account. He stated he was contacted via his computer that he had a virus and it needed to be fixed and they would do it after he purchased gift cards from Walmart.

A caller from Best Buy at Square One Mall, 1201 Broadway, reported they were having issues with a shoplifter regarding a cellphone case. Responding officers recovered the item upon arrival and peace was restored.


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