Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 6-20-19

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.



Lawrence Cocoran, 67, of 47 Collins St. Terrace, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor second offense at 9:26 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday at CVS at 200 South Common St.; at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at 10 Joyce St.; at 12:29 p.m. Tuesday at Liberty and Washington streets; at 2:32 p.m. Tuesday at 1103 Western Ave.; at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday at 471 Broadway; at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday at 300 Washington St.; at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday at Essex and Washington streets; at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday at 24 Rockingham St.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 11:53 a.m. Tuesday at 46 Conomo Ave.


A report of an assault and battery at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday on South Common Street.

A report of an assault at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday on Washington Street; at 11:03 p.m. Tuesday on Wardwell Avenue; at 11:31 p.m. Tuesday on Lewis Street.

Breaking and Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 2:41 p.m. Tuesday at 19 Porter St.; at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday at 61 Piedmont St.


A report of a larceny at 11:21 a.m. Tuesday at 99 Memorial Park Ave.; at 11:49 a.m. Tuesday at 20 Neptune Blvd.

A report of a robbery at 7:23 a.m. Wednesday at 111 Washington St.

A report of motor vehicle theft at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday at 67 Addison Ave.  


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday at 3 Stanwood St.



Bryn Tattan, 35, of 25 Charlton St., Apt. 23, Everett, was arrested for trespassing, resisting arrest, and assault and battery on a police officer at MarketStreet on Tuesday at 6:14 p.m.


Caller reported a two-car crash with injuries on Tuesday at 4:55 p.m. at 605 Walnut St. and 1 Sparhawk Drive.


Burglar alarm reported at the Huckleberry Hill School at 5 Knoll Road on Tuesday at 6:36 p.m. and at 9:09 p.m. Officer reports all is OK.

Fire alarm reported at the 99 Restaurant at 317 Salem St. on Tuesday at 10:24 p.m. Officer reports alarm set off by a workman.


Department of Public Works reports a motor vehicle parked on Lynnbrook Road on Tuesday at 7:40 a.m. with a posted no parking sign for paving. Officer reports no answer at the home.             

Winthrop Police Department requested assistance from Lynnfield to ask the resident of 3 Rossmore Road to call Wakefield on Tuesday at 11:35 a.m. Officer left a note at the residence.

Caller reported a truck has dumped debris along Lowell Street on Tuesday at 12:49 p.m. Officer reports the company made arrangements for clean up.

Party came to the police station to report large piles of stone have been left on Freeman Street on Tuesday at 1:28 p.m. Officer spoke with the resident and the materials will be moved.

Medical Aid

Ambulance requested at 12 Charing Cross on Tuesday at 11:51 p.m. Patient take to the hospital.

Property Check

Officer reports a property check was complete at the Lynnfield Middle School at 505 Main St. on Wednesday at 1 a.m.



A caller reported a motor vehicle crash where a car hit a pole on Rockaway Street at 11:09 a.m. on Tuesday. Electric Light responded to the scene and reported the pole was OK. Responding officers reported one patient refusal and one vehicle towed.

A caller reported someone hit her vehicle while it was parked on Bessom Street and took off at 2:04 p.m. on Tuesday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at Lafayette and Martin streets at 2:09 p.m. on Tuesday.

A report of a minor motor vehicle crash in a parking lot on Front Street at 4:48 p.m. on Tuesday.


A caller reported, at 8:06 a.m. on Tuesday, graffiti on the boulders halfway between the Forest River Conservation entrance and the marsh near Old Salem Road. They stated they were concerned because the writing had hate speech.

A caller reported at 11:36 a.m. on Tuesday that she had no phone, email, or Internet. The dispatcher advised her that it’s an emergency line only and she needed to contact her provider.

A caller reported a male with headphones, a hat and a Superman shirt walked into their salon on Atlantic Avenue at 12:41 p.m. on Tuesday. They stated he just looked around, took a cookie, and just left for the fashion store next door. They stated they felt the man was on drugs. Responding officers spoke with the male and reported he is a sub-contractor for Google and was making sure the local businesses show up on the App.

A caller reported heavy smoke coming from a roof at the house across the street from the Franklin Street station at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Responding crews reported it was a kid having a book burning party for the end of the school year.

A caller reported at 4:44 p.m. on Tuesday that her 90-year-old mother got a call from a “John Archer” who said he was coming over to bring her money. She stated she knew it was a scam but was concerned for her mother, who lives alone.

A walk-in reported at 6:07 p.m. on Tuesday that her ex co-worker was harassing and threatening her.

A caller reported at 9:08 p.m. on Tuesday that she could hear loud cheering and yelling near South Street and Middle Street. Responding officers reported the area was quiet.

A caller reported at 11:24 p.m. on Tuesday that their West Cottage Street neighbor was having a party where people were yelling and screaming. Responding officers advised the parties to shut down for the night.

A caller reported two young kids on a red scooter, possibly intoxicated, on Gregory Street at 6:36 a.m. on Wednesday. She stated the operator of the scooter hit a curb and was smoking a cigarette. Responding officers dropped off the kids to their homes.



Phillip D. DiPaolo, 37, of 42 Pine St., was arrested on Monday at 3:39 p.m. following a motor vehicle stop and charged with possession of a Class B drug and child endangerment.

Carmen A. Higgins, 47, of 240 Conant St., Apt. 407, Danvers, was arrested on Tuesday at 11:53 a.m. following a motor vehicle stop at Sports Collectibles at 14 Peabody Square and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and multiple counts of possession of  Class B and C substances.


Motorcycle crash with injuries reported on Monday at 9:21 p.m. in Wilson Square. Police closed the square, and the Criminal Investigation Unit is on scene. All Star Towing  en route.

Minor motor vehicle crash reported on Tuesday at 9:09 a.m. at 85 Andover St. and 6 Esquire Drive. No tows or injuries and officer will document.


Disabled motor vehicle reported by a police officer at 100 Northshore Road and Andover Street on Monday at 2:39 p.m. A portion of the vehicle is in the road causing a traffic hazard. The owner told police his vehicle is completely off the street and not obstructing traffic and he has arranged for a tow from Santos Towing in Milford. Sergeant is en route to determine who will tow the vehicle. Sergeant arrived and said the vehicle is not a traffic hazard. It was towed by Santos.

Dunkin’ Donuts manager reports she had to fire an employee on Monday at 3:34 p.m. and the former employee’s husband followed her home. Police reported the suspect vehicle was found unoccupied and parked at 5 Sabino Farm Road. Officer reported he saw a man enter the parked vehicle, possibly the suspect. The officer said the owner of the vehicle is in the Cumberland County Jail in Maine. Officer talked with operator who said he had nothing to do with the incident at Dunkin’ Donuts. Officer will document.

Resident of the Tannery Apartments at 16 Crowninshield St. reports three iPhones were supposed to be delivered on Wednesday, June 13 and she has not received them as of Monday, June 17 at 4:52 p.m. Officer will document.

Property manager at 2 Essex Lane reported an abandoned motor vehicle with Massachusetts license plate no. 2BE774 has been on site for more than a week on Monday at 5:49 p.m. Officer reported management was advised to have the vehicle towed.

Resident of 12 Blaney Ave. reports a neighbor said he is planning to kill their dog on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Officer spoke to both parties and the man’s cat died and he believes it may have been killed by the dog.

Caller from 5 Jennifer Lane reported a suspicious white man in his late 20s or early 30s wearing a hat, polo shirt and brown pants Monday at 7:40 p.m. who came to the home multiple times allegedly from Fox Pest Control without a vehicle and left on foot toward Lowell Street. Officer located the man at 269 Lowell St. and he was advised to check in with the Police Department next time.

Victoria’s Secret at the Northshore Mall reports harassing phone calls on Monday at 8:35 p.m. Officer will investigate and document.

Disturbance with loud music reported at Maddy’s Car Wash at 300 Andover St. on Tuesday at 12:36 a.m. Officer reports the vehicles will be leaving for the night.

Suspicious motor vehicle with Massachusetts license plate no. 6LH259 reported at the TD Bank parking lot at 637 Lowell St. on Tuesday at 7:33 a.m. and won’t allow employees to enter the building. Officer reports the person was waiting to use the bank when it opened.

Officer reports a man recording something by the train on Allens Lane at 11:15 a.m., and put the phone down when he saw police. Officer reports the man just likes to record trains.



A report of a motor vehicle accident at Elm and Saville streets at 3:36 a.m. Tuesday; at 345 Central St. at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday; at 222 Essex St. at 3:37 p.m. Tuesday; on Main Street at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday.


A report of vandalism to a home on Arrowhead Drive at 1:57 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of wires down on Ballard Street at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday.

A caller from CVS on Broadway reported two females who are possibly under the influence left the store and are operating a vehicle at 5:41 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of juveniles fighting on the playground at Veterans Memorial Elementary School on Hurd Avenue at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday.


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