Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 6-12-19

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.



Brad Cochran, 42, of 75 Mathewson St., Cranston, R.I., was arrested and charged with stalking at 4:29 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:29 p.m. Monday at Boston and Franklin streets; at 4:48 p.m. Monday at Jenness and Roanoke streets; at 5:36 p.m. Monday at Commercial and South Common streets; at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at 701 Western Ave.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 4:39 p.m. Monday at 490 Western Ave.; at 7:19 p.m. Monday at Euclid Avenue and Verona Street.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 7:44 p.m. Monday at 515 Boston St.


A report of an assault and battery at 6:10 p.m. Monday at Boston and Congress streets.

A report of an assault at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday on Nahant Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 5:36 p.m. Monday at 29 Rock Ave.


A report of an overdose at 7:22 p.m. Monday on Union Street.


A report of a larceny at 3:43 p.m. Monday at 43 Broad St.; at 3:53 p.m. Monday at 336 Western Ave.; at 9:56 p.m. Monday at 71 Eastern Ave.

A report of a robbery at 8:24 p.m. Monday at Coburn and Essex streets; at 2:37 p.m. Tuesday at Oxford and Willow streets.


A report of vandalism at 4:40 p.m. Monday at 33 Newcastle St.; at 6:29 p.m. Monday at 65 Whiting St.



Orlando Hernandez, 40, of 195 Garfield Ave., Apt.  2, Chelsea, was summoned on Monday at 7:42 following a motor vehicle violation at 11 Walnut and 449 Summer streets and charged with failure to stop/yield and the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Nubia Soto, 50, of 565 Walnut St., was summoned on Monday at 10:30 a.m. following a traffic stop on Salem Street and charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle with a revoked registration.


Woman reported she was struck by a car on Monday at 11:12 a.m. at the South Fire Station at 600 Salem St. Officer took report.

Caller reported a motor vehicle crash with property damage at Everett Bank at 771 Salem St. on Monday at 2:56 p.m. Officer took report.

Report of a motor vehicle crash on Monday at 3:49 p.m. at 993 Salem St. Officer reports Verizon was contacted. The Lynnfield Fire Department responded, patient refused medical attention.


Burglar alarm reported on Monday at 10:03 a.m. at 10 Magnolia Drive. Officer reports alarm accidentally set off by contractor.

Canceled burglar alarm reported at 2 Ashley Court on Monday at 10:59 a.m. Officer reports security company canceled the call.

A 911 hangup call was received on Monday at 11:50 from Our Lady of the Assumption School at 40 Grove St. Officer reports the call was accidental.

Burglar alarm set off by contractors working at 10 Magnolia Drive on Monday at 12:23 p.m.

Burglar alarm sounded at 8 North Hill Drive on Monday at 2:47 p.m. Officer reports home appears secure.

Accidental fire alarm sounded at 9 Dewing Road on Monday at 8:09 p.m.

Fire alarm reported at Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St. on Tuesday at 5:42 a.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Animal Control

Snapping turtle crossing the road at 45 Chestnut and 448 Main streets on Tuesday at 7:22 a.m. Call referred to the animal control officer.


Disabled motor vehicle reported at 11 Essex and 758 Main streets on Monday at 10:10 p.m. Officer reports Phil’s Towing en route.

Caller reported a tree down in the road at IAO High School on Essex Street on Tuesday at 7:38 a.m. Officer reports the call was unfounded and road is clear.

Medical Aid

Ambulance request at Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St. on Monday at 7:40 a.m. for an elderly woman who fell and struck her head. Patient taken to the hospital.

Medical aid requested on Monday at 12:39 p.m. at 96 Locksley Road. Patient taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington.

Ambulance requested at 606 Summer St. on Monday at 1:34 p.m. Patient taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington.

Well-being check requested at Smith Farm Trail on Monday at 2:57 p.m. for an elderly woman who is talking to herself. Officer reports the party is waiting for her grandchild at the bus stop.

Request for an ambulance on Monday at 3:46 p.m. at 33 Homestead Road. Patient taken to Massachusetts General Hospital.



Kacey J. Grzela, 28, of 108 Stetson Ave., Swampscott, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor, leaving the scene of property damage, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and vandalizing property at 8:14 p.m. on Sunday.


A report of a minor motor vehicle crash on Pleasant Street at 4:10 p.m. on Sunday; on Green Street at 4:24 p.m. on Monday.

A walk-in reported at 1:20 p.m. on Monday that someone hit her car on Gerry Street and took off.


A caller reported at 5:59 p.m. on Sunday that he went into Beach Hill Imports and when he came out, his vehicle was gone with the keys in the ignition. At 6:07 p.m., the caller stated his vehicle was not gone he just forgot he was driving his stepmother’s vehicle.

A caller reported the yearly graduates driving around and screaming on Elm Street at 5:45 a.m. on Monday. At 6:21 a.m., another caller reported the same thing.

A walk-in reported at 12:20 p.m. on Monday that he was scammed out of money on Craigslist.

A walk-in reported at 12:54 p.m. on Monday that someone stole tools from a job site on Nanepashemet Street.

A caller reported at 1:12 p.m. on Monday that a student took off from school and went down Arlyn Road. The school department was in contact with the child’s mother by 1:46 p.m. and they waited for her on Broughton Road with the child.

A caller reported a person in a vehicle that appeared to be intoxicated at 4:24 p.m. on Monday on Ocean Avenue. They stated the driver was stumbling around and was “hammered.” They stated the driver began banging his head on the steering wheel. Responding officers reported he had a mouth injury but there were no signs of impairment.

A caller reported at 8:36 p.m. on Monday that her daughter heard someone in the woods grunting. Responding officers and her husband were unable to locate anyone.

A caller reported at 10:19 p.m. on Monday that there was a beige SUV parked at the end of Stonybrook Road and she thinks the occupants were smoking pot. Responding officers found no vehicle matching the description in the area.



Orlando Alvarado, 34, homeless, was arrested in Peabody Square on Monday at 8:07 p.m. following a report of disorderly conduct.


Ashley Suellen Padova, 26, of 71 Bradford St., Everett,  was summoned on Monday 3:38 p.m. at 9 Thorndike St. following a report of an overdose. She faces charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license under the influence of Class B and E drugs.

Elias Sobrinho, 41, of 520 Essex St., Saugus, was summoned on Monday at 7:16 p.m. at Bruce McCorry’s Martial Arts at 220 Newbury St. for operating an unregistered, uninsured motor vehicle and attaching plates. Four-Star Towing en route.


Caller reported he was nearly struck by a white motor vehicle with possible Massachusetts license plate no. 5CG861 at the Northshore Mall at 210 Andover St. on Monday at 3:37 p.m.

Motorcycle crash with injuries reported on Monday at 3:51 p.m. at JRM Recycling. Dispatcher reports the Massachusetts State Police are en route.

Report of a motor vehicle crash at the Lahey Medical Center parking lot at 1 Essex Center Drive on Tuesday at 1:41 p.m. One vehicle towed by Phil’s Towing.


Report of a disturbance at 116 Washington St. on Monday at 4:23 p.m. Caller said someone owes him $1,200. Officer advised him it was a civil matter over the price of  a motor vehicle. Parties agreed to terms.

Caller reports she was downstairs alone at 25 Pulaski St. on Monday at 5:51 p.m. when she heard a door slam upstairs. She investigated and found the door locked from the inside and she left the home. Officer reports wind from an open window must have blown the door shut.

An employee at the Big Fin Poke at 210 Andover St. reported the tip jar was stolen on Monday at 9:23 p.m. Officer will document.

Caller reported loud noise coming from his neighbor’s house at 23 Warren St. on Tuesday at 2:44 a.m. Officer reports neighbor will be going to bed for the night.

Report from a resident of Mobile Estates at 286 Newbury St. who said her daughter’s boyfriend is yelling at her and possibly using drugs on Tuesday at 7:16 a.m.



A report of a motor vehicle accident at Square One Mall on Broadway at 2:08 p.m. Monday; at Nick’s Place on Central Street at 4:54 p.m. Monday; at York Ford on Broadway at 4:58 p.m. Monday.


A caller reported ducklings trapped in a drain at 5 Heritage Lane at 8:42 a.m. Monday. Firefighters successfully rescued all of the ducklings.

A police officer was flagged down for a report of a woman slumped over the wheel of a car at Cliftondale Square. One person was transported to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.


A report of shoplifting from Walmart on Broadway at 2:32 p.m. Monday.

A report of a breaking and entering on Lewis O Gray Drive at 8:10 p.m. Monday. The caller reported her back door was ripped and her kids report hearing someone in the house. Police report it was an attempted entry only and damage was done to the door.

A 911 caller reported the gas station attendant at Speedway on Broadway failed to give him back his $4 change for gas.


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