Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 7-15-19

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.



John Capron, 22, of 38 Hanover St., was arrested and charged with violation of the city knife ordinance and trespassing at 11:39 p.m. Saturday. 

Aldo Chery, 24, of 10 Houghton St., was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon at 5:28 p.m. Friday. 

Tammy Lafontaine, of 210 Maple St., was arrested on a warrant charge of sexual conduct for a fee at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 

Eddy Lopez-Gomez, 22, of 41 Rock Ave., was arrested on a courtesy booking at 3:11 a.m. Sunday. 

Katheryn O’Neill, 36, of 2 Lancelot Court, Salem, N.H., was arrested on warrant charges of OUI liquor, marked lanes violation and license not in possession at 12:28 a.m. Sunday. 

William Perez, 20, of 56 Lowell St., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and on warrant charges of two counts of armed robbery, two counts of carrying a gun or weapon, armed assault to rob, larceny, unlawful possession of ammunition without a firearm identification card, receiving a firearm with a defaced number, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, marked lanes violation and leaving the scene of property damage at 4:27 p.m. Friday. 

Eduardo Sandoval, 29, of 324 Chatham St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a restraining order in effect and strangulation or suffocation at 12:21 a.m. Sunday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:51 p.m. Friday at 188 Commercial St.; at 8:28 p.m. Friday at 300 Lynnway; at 1:56 a.m. Saturday at 416 Chestnut St.; at 8:19 a.m. Saturday at 15 Eastern Ave.; at 11:54 a.m. Saturday at 500 Lynnfield St.; at 1:59 p.m. Saturday at 90 Moulton St.; at 4:29 p.m. Saturday at Alley and Commercial streets; at 9:47 p.m. Saturday at Essex and Mt Pleasant streets; at 11:11 p.m. Saturday at 70 Rockaway St.; at 10:21 a.m. Sunday at 180 Commercial St.; at 12:23 p.m. Sunday at 485 Chestnut St.; at 1:43 p.m. Sunday at 84 Bennett St. 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 4:50 p.m. Friday at 25 Boston St.; at 5:32 p.m. Saturday at 337 Union St.; at 10:11 p.m. Saturday at 53 Union St.; at 5:49 a.m. Sunday at 546 Chestnut St.; at 11:12 a.m. Sunday at Bradford Road and Lynnfield Street.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 8:45 p.m. Saturday at Liberty and Washington streets.


A report of an assault at 5:32 p.m. Friday at Union Hospital on Lynnfield Street.

A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 12:29 a.m. Saturday on Estes Street; at 6:46 a.m. Sunday on Washington Street.

A report of an assault and battery at 8:28 p.m. Saturday at St. Jean’s Credit Union on Maple Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 12:09 a.m. Saturday at 4 Sargents Court; at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at 124 Green St.; at 10:25 a.m. Saturday at 8 Chase St.; at 10:44 a.m. Saturday at 734 Boston St.; at 7:12 p.m. Saturday at 224 Washington St. 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 6:27 p.m. Saturday at Dollar Tree at 15 Joyce St.; at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at 90 Sheridan St.; at 11:05 a.m. Sunday at 14 Chestnut Ave. 


A report of a gunshot at 9:01 p.m. Saturday on Bessom Street.


A report of an overdose at 6:07 p.m. Friday on Dearborn Avenue; at 9:02 p.m. Saturday at Rite Aid on Lewis Street; at 11:32 p.m. Saturday on Union Street.


A report of a larceny at 12:38 p.m. Friday at 44 Collins St. Terrace; at 1:23 p.m. Friday at Acorn and High Rock streets; at 3:10 p.m. Friday at 24 Union St.; at 4:03 p.m. Friday at 780 Lynnway; at 8:19 p.m. Friday at Dollar Tree at 15 Joyce St.; at 9:30 p.m. Friday at 55 Estes St.; at 9:25 a.m. Saturday at 15 Alley St. 


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 4:16 p.m. Friday at 429 Washington St.; at 12:07 p.m. Saturday at 638 Eastern Ave.; at 3:53 p.m. Saturday at 172 Washington St. 



A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 4:11 p.m. Friday on Washington Street. A caller reported witnessing a black Jeep hit a pole and keep on going.


A report of a large, dead raccoon on the beach at 1:18 p.m. Friday on Ocean Avenue. The caller was told to call the park department.

A report of a dog fight at 2:37 p.m. Friday on Harding Lane. A caller reported she saw a dog fight and had blood on her leg. She said a person scooped up the victim dog and took it to the vet. She said another person was on Gerry Island yelling at a golden dog and telling it that it was a bad dog. 

A report of a missing kayak at 3:03 p.m. Friday on Ocean Avenue. A caller reported he went to Riverhead to go kayaking and one of the kayaks was missing.

A caller reported a kid was shooting off fireworks on the field behind the high school at 7:50 p.m. Friday on Humphrey Street.

A report of suspicious activity at 10:05 p.m. Friday at Elm and Creesy streets. A caller reported he was walking his dog when he saw four teenagers walking down the street and they threw something at a passing car. The caller said one appeared drunk, was stumbling around and fell in the grass. The woman driving the car reportedly stopped and confronted the group, but drove off so it’s unclear what damage there was. Police stopped the group and took the kids home. 

A report of an airsoft rifle being shot at 10:27 p.m. Friday on Pleasant Street. A caller reported his bicycle was struck from pellets of an airsoft rifle while riding by the Veterans Middle School. 

A caller reported a woman that was screaming and threatening people in the street 1:10n a.m. Saturday on Pleasant Street. The caller later called back to say there were two women yelling in front of her residence. Police spoke with the two women and reported they were returning to Evans Road. 

A caller reported she had a swarm of bees at 12:17 p.m. Saturday on Central Street. Police told her that the police and fire departments were not equipped to deal with a swarm of bees. 

A caller reported she had reason to believe someone was on her boat at 12:33 p.m. Saturday at Marblehead Harbor. The harbormaster was notified. 

A Walnut Street caller reported at 1:23 p.m. Saturday a car was overlapping his driveway where his wife parks and said she’ll be upset when she comes home. 

A caller complained about his neighbor’s son using metal BBs in a BB gun  because the yards abut and the BBs come onto her property at 1:41 p.m. Saturday on Gerald Road. Police spoke to the parents who said they have barricades up and were aware of concerns about property damage.

A caller reported she passed by an elderly man who was dressed too warm for the weather at 3:11 p.m. Saturday at Anderson Street and Roundhouse Road. She asked him if he was OK. Police made contact and the man denied all need for services. 

A caller reported a group of kids and multiple kayaks in the area. One was overturned and the caller thought they may be in distress. The harbormaster responded and reported there was no one in distress. Everyone was having a good time. 

A report of loud construction in the area at 8:44 p.m. Saturday on Pearl Street. A caller reported a neighbor on Mechanic Street had pulled out a “very noisy machine to wash his car and the neighbor (was) being an (expletive) about it.” Police reported construction was shut down for the evening.  



A caller reported four aggressive women at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at DCR Entrance Lot/Long Beach on the Causeway. Police responded and reported finding no aggressive women. 

A caller reported he wanted one night of peace and quiet at his residence at 6 p.m. Tuesday on Nahant Road. He said people were on the rocks and playing music. Police told the caller they patrol the area as much as possible. The caller said he was a taxpayer and wanted to know what could be done. He was told that his area was the most patrolled in the town. 

A caller reported a grey or silver BMW or Merz was speeding about 60 mph up Nahant Road passing cars at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday. 

A caller reported a person on Wendell Road dumped two to five gallon buckets of cooked lobster shells on the beach behind their house at 2:03 p.m. Wednesday. The caller claimed this happens frequently and the shells drift down behind her house and all along the beach. The caller said it draws in seagulls, it smells and the shells are sharp as they drift along the beach. Police said it was unknown if there were any rules against it. 

A caller reported there were 15 people jumping from the rocks on private property in front of his house at 5:41 p.m. Thursday on Nahant Road. An officer moved people off the rocks. 

A report of a boat in distress at 10:35 p.m. Thursday at Northeastern University Marine Science Lab on Nahant Road. The fire department the boat was anchored and would not start. The occupants were taken to shore by ocean rescue and the owner called for a tow of the boat. 

A report of suspicious activity at 5:24 p.m. Friday on Willow Road. A woman told police that she and several family members throughout town have had youths knocking on their doors during the day saying they were new in town and wanted to know good places to eat. The woman thought it was suspicious. 


A report of larceny/forgery/fraud at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday on Wilson Road. A caller reported a sign was stolen from her property between July 7 and 8. 



Ruslan Guliyev, 30, of 92 Shore Drive was summoned by for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on Thursday at 11:59 p.m. at 50 Northshore Road and North Shore Community College following a two-car motor vehicle crash. Both vehicles were towed by Phil’s Towing.

Michelina Melanson, 60, of 11 Merrill Ave, Lynn was summoned on Friday at 12:05 p.m. following a traffic stop at 46 Lynn St. and 2 Joy Road for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Anthony Lopez, 25, was summoned for failure to stop for police and driving with a suspended license on Friday at 1:33 p.m. Car was towed by Bouchards in Salem. 


Hit and run crash reported at Big Y at 13 Butternut Ave. on Tuesday at 9:07 p.m. Caller said she has video and pictures. Parties wish to handle this on their own. Officer will document.

Motor vehicle crash with minor injuries reported on Thursday at 11:29 p.m. at 24 Caller and 69 Walnut streets Officer reports no tows needed. 

Caller reported a motor vehicle crash at Petco Pet Superstore at 10 Sylvan St. on Friday at 1:21 p.m. Officer reports one vehicle towed, and no injuries.


Erratic operator weaving and tailgating reported by Atlantic Ambulance medic on Thursday at 4:27 p.m. at Gaeta’s Shell & Citgo Station at 14 Newbury St. Dispatch reported the Massachusetts State Police has been notified.

Report of loud music near the pool at Avalon at Cranebrook at 1000 Crane Brook Parkway on Thursday at 6:56 p.m. Officer reports music was turned down.

Truck with ladders reported at 286 Washington and 2 Granite streets on Thursday at 7:18 p.m. Officer reports vehicle was gone upon arrival of police. 

Manager at 90 Central St. reports tenant in Apt. 2 has left her water running on purpose to flood the apartment below over a dispute on Thursday at 8:13 p.m. Suspect tenant has changed the locks and cannot access apartment. Tenant came home and officer spoke with her. 

Caller from 73 Avalon Drive reports someone has knocked on his door for the last two nights on Thursday at 9:02 p.m. and runs off before he answers. Officer checked the area and could not locate anyone. Officer spoke with the reporting party who thinks it is being done by kids. Officer will continue to monitor the area. A second call came from the same address at 9:52 p.m. reporting kids are playing Ding, Dong, Ditch, ringing the doorbell and running away. Officers checked the area but found nothing. 

Loud music reported on Sutton Street on Thursday at 10:26 p.m. Officer reports the music has been turned off.

Report a vandal has carved the word “die” on the door at 67 Endicott St., Apt 1 on Thursday at 10:28 p.m. 

Mother from Mobile Estate reported someone has taken naked pictures of her daughter and posted them on Snapchat on Thursday at 11:43 p.m. The reporting party called back to say she would make the report in the morning.

TDZ Oil Services of 137 Newbury St. reports a customer paid for items with a counterfeit $100 bill on Friday at 12:01 p.m.

Passing motorist reported someone is standing on the ramp. At 2 Newbury St.and Route 128 South on Friday at 1:31 a.m. The officer checked both ramps and and there was no one in the area. At 1:45 a.m., officers located the man. The Massachusetts State Police are on scene will handle the incident.

Caller from 2 Margin St. said his $240 bike was stolen overnight on Friday at 10:44 a.m. Officer will document.

Woman from Aviv Estates at Woodbridge at 240 Lynnfield St. reported a weird noise coming from the woods on Friday at 1:12 p.m. Officer checked the area and found nothing out of the ordinary. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 11:28 a.m. Saturday at Citizens Bank at 500 Paradise Road; at 4 p.m. Saturday at 173 Salem St.; at 12:39 a.m. Sunday at Vinnin Street and Paradise Road; at 12:40 a.m. Sunday at 1 Loring Ave. 


A report of an assault at 6:17 p.m. Saturday on Linden Avenue. 

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