Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 5-16-19

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.



Amanda Falagan, 30, of 100 Willow St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery in the presence of a police officer at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday.

Edward McCusker, 36, of 117 Eastern Ave., was arrested and charged with trespassing at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday.

Brittany Singleton, 30, of 19 Hanover St., was arrested on a warrant charge of assault and battery at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 1:52 p.m. Tuesday on Mt. Pleasant Street; at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at Blossom Street and Lynnway; at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday on Stanwood Street; at 7:08 a.m. Wednesday at 590 Boston St.; at 7:51 a.m. Wednesday at Waitt and Western avenues; at 9:54 a.m. Wednesday at 42 Market St.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 4:41 p.m. Tuesday at 43 State St.; at 12:07 a.m. Wednesday at 63 River St.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 8:04 a.m. Wednesday at Ford and Locust streets; at 8:06 a.m. Wednesday at 264 Essex St.


A report of an assault at 7:41 p.m. Tuesday at Greater Lynn Senior Services on Silsbee Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 17 Carlton St.; at 2:04 p.m. Tuesday at 167 Allen Ave.; at 8:12 p.m. Tuesday at 5 Hamilton Ave.; at 12 p.m. Wednesday at 330 Lynnway.


A report of a larceny at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday at 112 Union St.; at 4:29 a.m. Wednesday at 12 Rogers Ave.; at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday at 14 Lander St.; at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at 15 Franklin St.; at 10:43 a.m. Wednesday at 114 Union St.

A report of motor vehicle theft at 10:49 a.m. Wednesday at 111 Marianna St.



The Saugus Police Department reported a woman called for help near a construction site at Lynnfield Exxon at 8 South Broadway on Tuesday at 9:08 a.m. Officer spoke to construction foreman, and reported all is OK.

Property check at the Summer Street School on Tuesday at 5:39 p.m.

Caller reported the operator of a white Ford F150 is driving erratically on Summer Street and headed toward Main Street on Tuesday at 10:01 p.m. Officer searched the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

Report of a tree limb in the road at 327 Lowell St. and 2 Old Wood Road on Wednesday at 4:43 a.m. Reading Municipal Light Department and Verizon were contacted for downed wires.


Caller reported a resident at Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St., Apt 204, with a do not resuscitate order, died overnight on Tuesday at 7:51 a.m. Officer took report.

Lahey Health Center at 1350 Market St. requested an ambulance for a person with chest pain on Tuesday at 12:32 p.m. Officer reports patient taken to the hospital.

Medical assistance requested for an elderly woman who was confused at Town Hall on Summer Street on Tuesday at 12:57 p.m. Officer reports patient refused assistance.

Wireless caller from Danvers requested a medical rescue at 409 Summer St. on Tuesday at 9:11 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Ambulance requested at United Parcel Service on Kimball Lane on Wednesday at 5:42 a.m. Patient taken to Union Hospital in Lynn.

Caller from 70 Bourque Road requested an ambulance on Wednesday at 7:43 a.m. Patient taken to Winchester Hospital.



A caller reported at 2:09 p.m. on Tuesday that a vehicle drove over the embankment on Widger Road and landed in someone’s yard. Responding officers reported property damage.


A caller reported at 9:16 a.m. on Tuesday that her email account was hacked over the weekend.

A caller reported two roofing trucks completely blocking the top of the hill on Gingerbread Hill Road at 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

A caller reported at 12:34 p.m. on Tuesday that he was hacked and they tried to get into his National Grand Bank account. He stated he then started to get threatening emails and has since deactivated his Facebook.

A caller reported at 2:20 p.m. on Thursday that her Linden Street neighbor parks his boat on the street and she doesn’t believe it is registered. She stated the boat is parked in such a way that it is difficult to get out of her driveway.

A caller reported at 2:33 p.m. on Thursday that he was watching the news on his computer and saw that a “Mass Gen physician” had been arrested for operating under the influence. He stated when he saw the face, he recalled he had seen the doctor on May 5.

A caller reported loud guitar music on State Street at 2:56 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding officers spoke to the tenant and the music was turned down.

A caller reported kids with BB guns on Greystone Road at 3:32 p.m. on Thursday.

A caller reported at 5:07 p.m. on Tuesday that they received a piece of mail in Spanish and she believes it came from a male who has been harassing her. She stated she can’t read or understand the letter but she is sure about who it came from. She said if the police department does not handle it then she will call the FBI. At 6:19 p.m., she called back and stated she spoke to the FBI and they told her it was her local police department’s problem, not theirs.

A caller reported aggressive solicitors in the area of Susan Road at 7:19 p.m. on Tuesday. The caller stated they were very pushy about the services they were trying to sell. Responding officers spoke with their manager, who said they will have a conversation with them.



Francisco J. Gonzalez, 51, of 188 Washington St., Apt. 7, Lynn, was summoned following a report of shoplifting at Macy’s at the Northshore Mall on Monday at 5:43 p.m. for stealing $300 worth of jewelry. Officer reported the man appears to be overdosing and was taken to Beverly Hospital.


Report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash on Elm Street on Monday at 4:09 p.m. Operator fled down Wallis Street. Officer attempted to speak with suspect at 50 Warren St. Officer contacted and operator said it was an accident. Officer assisted with paperwork exchange.

Pedestrian motor vehicle crash was reported at the Lahey Medical Center at 1 Essex Center Drive on Tuesday at 10:46 a.m. Officer reported Joan Coddens of 109 Elliott St., Danvers operating a 2005 Toyota Corolla backed into a person in a wheelchair. No injuries.

Motor vehicle crash reported at 310 Lowell St. and Route 128 North on Tuesday at 1:40 p.m.

Animal Control

Caller complained about his neighbor who walks his Boxer off leash in the neighborhood around Marshall Circle on Monday at 4:06 p.m. Animal control officer sent a complaint and a copy of the leash law to Adriana Tacu, of 2 Marshall Circle. Her dog is licensed and vaccinated against rabies.

Report of a raccoon in the driveway at 2 Princeton St. on Tuesday at 3:29 p.m. and has been there for several days. Animal was gone upon police arrival.


Resident of the Park Place Mobile Home Park at 22 Newbury St. called to say there’s a man under the trailer using a drill on Monday at 3:48 p.m. She said the man has been staying in a trailer next door on occasion. A neighbor told police that he hasn’t seen or heard anything unusual. Officers arrived and said there’s a resident working on his trailer next door. No further action required.

Caller from 25 Abington Ave. reported a neighbor at 23 Abington Ave. repeatedly throws trash over the fence into his yard on Monday at 3:52 p.m. Officer will document and follow up.

Telephone wires reported down on Dalton Court on Monday at 5:07 p.m. Verizon and Peabody Municipal Light Plant contacted.

Intoxicated person reported at the Peabody Public Safety Memorial on Perkins Street on Monday at 5:07 p.m. Officer checked with party, no impairment.

Report of a silver Honda Civic without plates parked at 9 Rockdale Park for several days on Monday at 6:59 p.m. Officer reports the vehicle belongs to a home health aide who is working out of that address. Officer informed her the vehicle is scheduled for salvage pick up Tuesday.

Employee of 7-Eleven at 115 Main St. reports a customer tried to purchase cigarettes for an underage customer and became angry and refuses to leave when the store declined to sell it to him on Monday at 9:50 p.m. Man was wearing black jacket and black cap and left in a brown pickup. Officer reports employee not looking to pursue.

Vehicle with Massachusetts license plate no. 6XL313 was towed by All-Star Towing on Tuesday at 4:37 a.m. for trespassing. Officer reports vehicle was impounded.

Burglary of a large amount of tools was reported on Tuesday at 6:42 p.m. from 795 Jubilee Drive. Officer will document.

Duck family reported crossing Lowell Street at Ridgefield Avenue on Tuesday at 9:39 a.m. and causing a traffic hazard. Officer reports the ducks made it across the street safely.

Caller from 50 Aborn St. reports a handicap parking sign was installed in front of her home and said it was put there by a neighbor in the last 24 hours on Tuesday at 2:47 p.m. Police report sign is legitimate.



A report of a motor vehicle crash at Marshalls, 1005 Paradise Road, at 2:39 p.m. on Tuesday.


A report of a disturbance at Burpee Road at 2:52 a.m. on Tuesday.


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