Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 5-23-19

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.



Renee Gubitosi, 44, of 100 Willow St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, violation of an abuse prevention order and assault and battery at 10:57 p.m. Tuesday.

Wilder Mendez, 28, of 24 Rockaway St., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, forging/misusing an RMV document, disguise to obstruct justice and failure to stop/yield at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:32 p.m. Tuesday at High Rock and Rockaway streets; at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Broad and Market streets; at 6:36 p.m. Tuesday at Lynnfield Street and Verdmont Avenue; at 2:39 a.m. Wednesday on Lynnway; at 1:46 p.m. Wednesday at Ellis Street parking lot; at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday at School and Union streets.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday at 175 Alley St.; at 8:02 p.m. Tuesday at 78 Central Ave.


A report of an assault at 10:47 p.m. Tuesday on Flint Street.

A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 10:46 a.m. Wednesday on Washington Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 3 a.m. Wednesday at 45 Bellevue Road.


A report of a gunshot at 9:23 p.m. Tuesday at 19 Lookout Terrace.


A report of motor vehicle theft at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday at 37 Vine St.  

A report of a robbery at 5:02 a.m. Wednesday on Liberty Street.

A report of a larceny at 2:04 p.m. Wednesday at 34 Moulton St.



Motor vehicle crash with property damage on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. at Chico’s at 325 Market St.


Fire alarm sounded at 17 Edgemere Road on Tuesday at 3:01 p.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Animal Control

The animal control officer reported the resident at 16 Juniper Road is having a dispute with a neighbor on Tuesday at 9:54 a.m. Report taken.


The principal of Our Lady of the Assumption reported a child who lives on Longbow Circle was missing from school on Tuesday 3:18 p.m. Officer reports child is at home.

Officer spoke with a resident of 6 Kimball Lane on Tuesday at 4:23 p.m. about ongoing harassment texts.

Caller reported a suspicious automobile at 42 Maple St. on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. Officer reports vehicle is locked and legally parked. Officer spoke with resident who said it has been there since Sunday night. Reporting party said they will call back if the vehicle is not moved.

Medical Aid

Caller from Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St. requested an ambulance for an elderly woman who fell and hit her head on Wednesday at 7:42 a.m. Patient taken to the hospital.



Craig A. Boutin, 47, of 14 Reed St., was arrested on two non-Marblehead warrant charges at 12:02 p.m. on Tuesday.

Saul Rudy Perez, 29, of 63 Laurel St., Lynn, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to yield at an intersection at 11:13 a.m. on Tuesday.


A caller reported at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday that he owns a store on Humphrey Street and when he arrived for work he noticed one of his employees sitting outside and crying. He stated he attempted to ask her questions about what was wrong but she was unresponsive. He stated she ran into the bathroom and began crying again. First responders arrived and transported the female to North Shore Medical Center.

A caller reported two boats were parked in a bad spot at the intersection of Abbot Street and Ramsdell Road at 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding officers contacted both of the boat owners.

A caller reported at 2:53 p.m. on Tuesday that his launch service shut down because of the wind and he was stuck on his boat in the Salem Harbor. The harbormaster responded and brought them to the Village Street dock at 3:32 p.m. on Tuesday.

A walk-in reported at 4:18 p.m. on Tuesday that they heard a loud bang outside their house on Gerry Street and were concerned someone was in the house. Responding officers stated the house was clear.

A caller reported that a tree on Cedar Street came down and took wires with it at 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday. Electric Light was on scene and cleaned it up by 5:53 p.m. on Tuesday.

A caller reported he heard a female screaming on Stonybrook Road at 5:37 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding officers found the apartment, where a mother and her ninth grade daughter reside, and reported the young girl was the one screaming.

A caller reported loud music on State Street at 9:05 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding officers could hear the music and saw the house’s door was open. They made entry and advised the homeowners to turn it down.

A caller reported a loud outdoor party on Elm Street at 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding officers advised them to turn it down and bring the party inside.


A caller reported at 6:44 a.m. on Wednesday that her friend was staying at her condo on Washington Street and his red motorcycle was stolen overnight.



Valesca E. Sacherski, 37, of 95 Prospect St., Apt. 5,  Gloucester, was summoned on Monday at 4:49 p.m. after a caller reported a 2003 Honda Accord was swerving on Washington Street and turned onto Lynn Street and charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle with a suspended license and a revoked registration. All-Star Towing towed the vehicle.


Hit and run crash reported on Monday at 6:48 p.m. at the Northshore Mall at 210 Andover St. No suspects at this time. Officer will document.

Single-car motor vehicle crash into a pole reported at 492 Lowell St. on Monday at 11:58 p.m. Four-Star Towing and the Peabody Municipal Light Plant connected. Driver refused medical attention.

Two-car crash reported at 15 Lynn St. on Tuesday at 5:44 a.m. Officers checked the area, vehicles were gone upon arrival. Crash occurred over the city line on Broadway in Lynn.

Car into a Verizon pole at 73 Tremont and 36 Union streets on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Verizon notified. Operator taken to Salem Hospital. Vehicle towed by All-Star Towing. Officer will document.

Motor vehicle crash reported at the Turnpike Car Wash at 80 Newbury St. on Tuesday at 1:02 p.m. Massachusetts State Police notified. Four-Star Towing en route.

Animal Control

Report of a Labrador Retriever wandering in the front yards at Posh Nails & Spa on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Animal control officer reported the animal was gone upon arrival.

Animal control officer issued and mailed a $75 fine for the two unlicensed barking dogs to 7 Cardigan Road on Tuesday at 12:17 p.m.

Caller complained about Toto, a small dog from 10 Baldwin St., that ran out of its yard and bit his pant cuff on May 17. There was no exposure. Citation was issued and mailed to Irakli Qirjazi with copies of the leash law and license application.

Marlon, a cat from 3804 Woodbridge Road, was reported missing on Tuesday at 3:03 p.m. On callback, she said he had been located.

Caller from 48 Washington St., Apt. 2 reported her cat, Becky, missing on Tuesday at 3:49 p.m. The white, gray, tan domestic short-hair was last seen on May 18.  She is not microchipped and is not wearing a collar.


Caller reports two men in their 20s wearing T-shirts and jeans came into Sunrise Assisted Living at Gardner Park at 73 Margin St. on Monday at 3:24 p.m. trying to sell mattresses. Staff person was unsure if they left in a vehicle. Officers checked the area and he could not locate them.

Resident at 21 Caller St., Apt. 307 reports he is being harassed by the property manager on Monday at 4:13 p.m. Officer spoke to the tenant. Officers will attempt to speak to the property manager, Peter, about the issue and will document.

Intoxicated person from 6 Rutledge Road called to go to detox on Monday at 4:21 p.m. Patient taken to Beverly Hospital.

Caller from 6 Arch St. reports his neighbor was harassing his son over misplaced street hockey balls on Monday at 5:06 p.m. Officer said they are playing street hockey and the resident was upset because the punch went in his driveway.

Employee of Town Variety at 116 Central St. said a man is begging customers for money and cigarettes on Monday at 7:11 p.m. Derek Smith was given a no trespassing written order by the employee.

Report of a suspicious dark colored pickup truck of unknown make and model circling the Baldwin Street neighborhood multiple times on Monday at 9:08 p.m. Officer spoke to the operator who was returning home to a nearby street.

Suspicious activity reported at the Peabody House at 18 Walnut St. on Monday at 11:28 p.m. Caller said an unknown person was banging on the door. Officer reports the door is locked. The reporting party’s phone went to voicemail.

Fight in progress in front of 63 Pierpont St. on Tuesday at 12:26 a.m. Officer reports the matter was a past assault with one party having left the scene prior to police arrival. None of the parties wish to file charges.



Martin Aguilar, 21, of 405 Washington Ave., Revere, was arrested on warrant charges.


A report of a motor vehicle accident at Walnut Street and Broadway at 9:36 a.m. Tuesday; at Big Y parking lot on Broadway at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday; at Barnes & Noble on Broadway at 5:14 p.m. Tuesday; at Jimmy’s Steer House on Broadway at 11 p.m. Tuesday; at 78 Elm St. at 7:33 a.m. Wednesday.


A report of a noise complaint on Founders Way at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday.

A caller reported locating a 3-year-old child wandering in the street next to Ironwood Apartments on Fairmount Avenue at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday. Police report locating the child’s father in Kings Lynn.

A caller reported several baby ducks fell into a sewer grate near K Pub on Lincoln Avenue. Ladder 1 responded and rescued the ducks from the sewer at 1:51 p.m. Tuesday.

A caller reported a baby duck fell into a sewer grate on Houston Avenue at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a breaking and entering at 74 Lincoln Ave. at 4:56 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of shoplifting from The Paper Store on Broadway at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday.



A report of suspicious activity at 238 Windsor Ave. at 12:46 a.m. on Tuesday; at 16 Andrew Road at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday.

A report of threats made at 197 Essex St. at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday.

A report of a disturbance at 70 Essex St. at 1:02 p.m. on Tuesday.

A report of a neighbor problem at 42 Nason Road at 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday.


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