Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police log: 5-17-19

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Diego Mejia, 28, of 61 Bloomingdale St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrant charges of larceny, forgery of a check and uttering a false check at 12:16 p.m. Thursday.

Jarrid Reese, 31, of 8 Robinson St., was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, threat to commit crime and assault and battery at 8:41 p.m. Wednesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday at Blossom Street and Neptune Boulevard; at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday at Lansing Road and Lynnfield Street; at 6:09 a.m. Thursday at 31 Adams St.; at 2:37 p.m. Thursday at 362 Chestnut St.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 4:52 p.m. Wednesday at Bennett and South streets; at 4:59 p.m. Wednesday at 9 Union St.; at 1:03 p.m. Thursday at 130 Neptune Blvd.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 9:48 a.m. Thursday at Cumberland Farms at 668 Chestnut St.; at 3:33 p.m. Thursday at 290 Broadway.


A report of an assault and battery at 12:31 p.m. Wednesday at Barry Park on Waterford Street; at 11:08 p.m. Wednesday on Baker Street.


A report of a gunshot at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday at Cedar and Walnut streets; at 11:54 p.m. Wednesday on Eade Street.


A report of a larceny at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday at 9 Marilyn Court; at 6:27 p.m. Wednesday at 31 Acorn St.; at 12:01 a.m. Thursday at 25 Larch Road; at 9:06 a.m. Thursday at 182 Eastern Ave.; at 2:21 p.m. Thursday at 104 Lewis St.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 8:24 a.m. Thursday at 32 Shepard St.



Caroline T. Bakhushi, 22, of 359 Salem St., Woburn, was summoned on Wednesday at 10:02 p.m. following a traffic stop at 618 Main and 5 Summer streets for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, expired inspection sticker, and equipment violations.   


Motor vehicle crash with property damage on Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Main Street and Route 128 S ramp. One operator taken to the hospital.

Report of a motor vehicle crash on Wednesday at 4:51 p.m. at 771 Salem St. and 462 South Broadway. Officer took report.

Caller reported a motor vehicle crash on Thursday at 3:36 a.m. at 807 Salem St. and 5 Canterbury Road. Massachusetts State Police contacted to handle.


Burglar alarm reported at Banana Republic at 1515 Market St. on Wednesday at 9:05 a.m. Officer reports it was accidental.

Accidental burglar alarm at 5 Cider Mill Road on Wednesday at 11:49 a.m.

False burglar alarm reported on Wednesday at 2:11 p.m. at 38 Phillips Road.

Hangup 911 call received from the 99 Restaurant at 317 Salem St. on Wednesday at 6:31 p.m. Officer confirmed it was an accident.

A child playing with the telephone at 169 Essex St. called 911 and hung up on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m.

Security company reported accidental burglar alarm on Thursday at 5:42 a.m. at 200 Chestnut St. Officer spoke with resident and confirmed it was an accident.


Suspicious person reported on Wednesday at 2:36 p.m. at 15 Archer Lane. Officer reports everything is OK.

Microwave fire reported at 100 King Rail Drive, Apt. 102 on Wednesday at 4:28 p.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.


Request for an ambulance on Wednesday at 7:43 a.m. at 70 Bourque Road. Patient taken to Winchester Hospital.

Caller reported resident at 960 Summer St. fell unconscious on Wednesday at 11:37 a.m. Caller said she is breathing. Patient taken to the hospital.

Ambulance requested at 18 Nottingham Road on Wednesday at 1:36 p.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Well-being check requested at 506 Salem St. on Wednesday at 3:12 p.m. Officer reported everything is OK.

Medical alert at 534 Salem St. on Wednesday at 3:48 p.m. Call canceled.

Elderly woman fell and hurt her leg at 73 Carter Road on Thursday at 7:34 p.m. Patient take to the hospital.



A report of a motor vehicle crash on Pleasant Street at 8:09 a.m. on Wednesday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with damage to a building on Merritt Street at 12:21 p.m. on Wednesday.


A caller reported a cat toy that was on a lamp caught fire on Angenica Terrace at 12:12 p.m. on Wednesday.

A caller reported a car was driving 50 mph on Lincoln Avenue at 3:35 p.m. on Wednesday. He stated he yelled at the driver to slow down but they swerved the car toward him and flipped him off.

A walk-in reported, at 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, they got a voicemail from someone claiming to be from Social Security.

A caller reported a young male was doing wheelies down the middle of Pleasant Street and Ocean Avenue at 5:59 p.m. on Wednesday. Responding officers found the male and confiscated his bike for a 15-day hold.

A walk-in reported, at 7:50 p.m. on Wednesday, that she believes she was scammed through a babysitting website.

A caller reported loud music coming from the end of Sevinor Road at 10:43 p.m. on Wednesday. At 10:51 p.m., another caller reported a woman screaming in the same area. Responding officers found the screaming was from a neighbor telling the other people to shut the music down.



Eric B. Reeves, 50, of 18 Miller Place, Lynn, was arrested on two warrants on Wednesday at 7:40 a.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts at 79 Lynnfield St.


Motor vehicle crash reported at Teachable Moments on Tuesday 3:42 p.m. at 1 Centennial Drive. Officer will document, no injuries or tows.

Animal Control

Caller asking animal control officer if she had followed up on license and vaccination status of his tenant’s dog at 119 North St. on Wednesday at 10:26 a.m. On callback, the officer advised him that it is a puppy and is not required to be licensed/vaccinated until six months of age. There is an ongoing dispute with both parties.

Resident of 9 Sanborn St. reports one of her dogs killed a possum last night and may have been exposed to saliva on Wednesday at 12:08 p.m. She was told to take the animal to Borash Veterinary Clinic on Prospect Street for testing. Borash staff notified.

Caller reported on Wednesday at 12:31 he was chased and knocked down by a dog from 8 Coolidge Ave. on May 5 at 8:45 a.m. The incident was witnessed by neighbors. Animal control officer mailed a citation for $175 to Stephen Kent, 8 Coolidge Ave. A license application, and a copy of the leash law, was included. He will have one week to comply with licensing. Kent owns two unlicensed dogs, vaccination status is unknown.

Animal control officer issued a $125 citation to Christopher Tilley, 60 Harrison Ave., for the failure to license his Rottweiler, Isaac, despite several warnings and citations. Last known rabies vaccinated has expired.


Report of two used stolen tires from an outside bin at the rear of Audi Peabody at 252 Andover St. on Tuesday at 4:27 p.m. Caller said the theft occurred on May 12 at 7:30 a.m., someone stole two used tires. Officer spoke with the reporting party and will contact the owner of vehicle with Massachusetts plate no. 1CTM54 about stealing the tires. Officer spoke to the alleged culprit, who agreed not to go back to the dealership.

Report of a suspicious gray Hyundai SUV with several people inside drinking at Plum Tomatoes at 145 Summit St. on Tuesday at 5:35 p.m. Officer reports the operator was waiting for a friend and all appeared to be OK.

Mother called from 15 Central St. requesting police assistance for her daughter, who was attempting to harm herself with a razor blade on Tuesday at 5:38 p.m. Officer reports patient taken to Salem Hospital.

Former resident of Park Place Mobile Home Park at 266 Newbury St., Apt. 15A requested police assistance on Tuesday at 6:12 p.m. while he picked up his belongings at his ex-girlfriend’s home. Reporting party said she has been committed to a mental hospital and her daughter is on scene and refusing to let him in. Officer reports the man picked up his things without incident.

Caller from 49 Washington St., Apt. 1 reports she is being harassed by phone and that person is making false accusations against her on Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. Officer reports the reporting party was concerned after she was notified of an anonymous Massachusetts Department of Children & Families report on her and she was worried someone will make other accusations. Officer checked on sleeping motor vehicle operator at 7-Eleven at 100 Lynn St. on Wednesday at 1:29 a.m. Officer reports it was an Uber driver catching a rest.  

Motor vehicle with Connecticut license plate no. 785YNM was towed by 4-Star Towing for trespassing at 84 Aborn St. on Wednesday at 5:38 a.m.

Resident of 21 Winter St. reports that a neighbor is acting inappropriately on Wednesday at 9:39 a.m. Officer spoke with neighbor who agreed to close his shades when he is home.

An employee of Acura of Peabody at 233 Andover St. reports an upset customer in the parking lot on Wednesday at 11:18 a.m. Officer said the man has his vehicle and paperwork and left without incident. Both sides are satisfied and do not want to pursue it further.

Disabled truck causing traffic backup at 52 Russell St. on Wednesday at 11:28 a.m. Officer reports truck moved to parking lot.

Report of a pothole at 48 Andover St. at 2 Buttonwood Lane on Wednesday at 11:44 a.m. Robert Mello from the Department of Works was advised. He said there’s already a work order in for the repair.

Caller reports a person sitting inside a gray SUV for an hour at 1 Lynch St. on Wednesday at 11:53 a.m. Officer stated the operator had pulled over to return phone calls.

Report of a downed wire at 45 Bartholomew St. on Wednesday at 3:02 p.m. Peabody Fire Department notified.

Caller reports a missing manhole cover at 44 Oak and 47 Washington streets on Wednesday at 3:51 p.m. The Department of Public Works was notified.



David J. Ross, 47, of 37 Park Road, Lynn, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor second offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation at 1:56 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 9:04 a.m. Tuesday at St. Margaret Church on Lincoln Avenue.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday on Bow Street; at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday at Lincoln Avenue and Vincent Street; at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday at Walnut Street and Blueridge Avenue.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 12:06 Tuesday at 1 Oriole Ave.; at 5:59 p.m. Wednesday on Walnut Street. A four-car crash was reported in the area of Walnut and Pond streets. Police reported the crash was minor.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 6:16 a.m. Wednesday at 15 Clinton Ave. A woman came into the police station to report a man opened her car door and left the area in a black sedan with Florida plates. She said nothing was taken, but wanted it noted.


A report of suspicious activity at 9:04 a.m. Tuesday at 9 Broadway. A caller reported she could hear someone yelling for help in the area. Police checked and reported the noise appeared to be construction equipment running that may have sounded similar to a person yelling for help.

A suspicious motor vehicle was reported at 11:46 a.m. Tuesday at 17 Bristow St. A caller reported there was a suspicious white van parked near the playground with two males inside. Police reported a man inside the van was waiting for a friend to help him move into a house there.

A caller reported several baby ducks fell into a sewer at 3:17 p.m. Wednesday at 1806 Founders Way. Police reported animal control was dispatched and all the ducks were rescued from the sewer.


A report of a larceny at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday at Dunkin’ Donuts at 86 Broadway. A manager reported a past larceny with one of his employees

A larceny was reported at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday at 2 Blueridge Ave. A man came into the police station to report that UPS delivered a package to his residence last Friday that he didn’t receive. He told police it was a vacuum cleaner.

A report of identity fraud at 9:02 a.m. Wednesday at 12 Pratt St. A woman came into the police station to report her identity, along with her credit card information, was stolen and used in making numerous fraudulent purchases on her account.

A larceny was reported at 9:37 a.m. Wednesday at 8B Austin Court. A man came into the police station to report two checks of his were fraudulently cashed against his account for $2,500.



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 182 Paradise Road at 12:18 p.m. on Wednesday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at Norfolk Avenue and Paradise Road at 12:25 p.m. on Wednesday.


A report of suspicious activity on Puritan Avenue at 11:14 a.m. on Wednesday.


A report of a larceny at Marshalls, 1005 Paradise Road, at 2:32 p.m. on Wednesday.


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