Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 7-19-19

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. 



Nima Heshmatpour, of 40 Pearl St., was arrested on warrant charges of two counts of receiving a stolen motor vehicle, two counts of malicious destruction of property, use of a motor vehicle without authority, receiving stolen property, daytime breaking and entering for a felony, nighttime breaking and entering for a felony, attempt to commit a crime, and assault with a dangerous weapon at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday. 

Abass Kamara, 18, was arrested and charged with attempt to commit crime, disorderly conduct, trespassing, larceny of a motor vehicle and assault and battery at 12:51 p.m. Wednesday. 

Ashlee Mootrey, of 11 Appleton Terrace, was arrested on a warrant charge of larceny from building at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday at 730 Lynnway; at 2:52 p.m. Wednesday at 8 South Common St.; at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday at Central Avenue and Andrew Street; at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday at 50 Andrew St.; at 6:29 p.m. Wednesday at 112 Market St.; at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday at 332 Euclid Ave. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 1:32 p.m. Wednesday at Broadway and Magnolia Avenue.


A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 12:43 p.m. Wednesday on Chestnut Street.

A report of an assault and battery at 11:22 p.m. Wednesday on Willow Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday at 172 Boston St.; at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday at 2 Commercial St. 

A report of a breaking and entering at 10:12 p.m. Wednesday at 90 Henry Ave. 


A report of a larceny at 4:38 p.m. Wednesday at Wendy’s at 377 Lynnway; at 4:38 p.m. Wednesday at 96 Light St. 


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday at Boston and Washington streets.



Motor vehicle crash reported at 100 Walnut and 425 Market streets on Wednesday at 7:34 p.m. Officer reported crash was minor and he assisted motorists with exchange of information.


Fire alarm box 1935 sounded on Wednesday at 7:39 a.m. All units responded. Officer reports the Lynnfield Fire Department is on scene investigating accidental alarm.

False burglar alarm reported at 4 Josephs Lane on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. Officer reports all is OK.

Burglar alarm sounded at Lynnfield High School at 275 Essex St. on Wednesday at 7:25 p.m. Officer reported exterior doors are secure and will contract custodian.

Animal Control 

Dog bite reported by the animal control officer on Wednesday at 3:27 p.m. at 3 Pine St.


Department of Public Works employee is directing traffic at the Sagamore Spring Golf Club at 1287 Main St. for Mayer Tree Service on Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. 

Malicious destruction of property reported at 165 Lowell St. on Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Officers took report.

Caller reported the operator of a motor vehicle with Massachusetts license plate 2XN458 is on Summer Street in the middle of both lanes on Wednesday at 6:40 p.m.  Officer checked Summer and surrounding streets but was unable to locate the vehicle. 

Woman walking on Main Street toward Sagamore on Wednesday at 6:40 p.m. reported she was approached by a person in a white Ford Expedition. Officers located the woman who said she had an argument with her husband and was taking a walk to cool down. 

Medical Aid

Medical aid requested at 39 Doncaster Circle on Wednesday at 9:26 p.m. Patient taken to Salem Hospital.

Request for an ambulance at 51 Prospect Ave. on Wednesday at 6:44 p.m. Patient taken to Beverly Hospital. 

Ambulance requested at 511 Ross Drive on Thursday at 5:25 p.m. Patent taken to Union Hospital in Lynn.



Kenneth Everett McLean, 48, of 80 Bayview Road, was arrested on a non-Marblehead warrant charge at 9:36 p.m. on Wednesday.


A caller reported a motor vehicle crash with a car on top of a motorcycle on Atlantic Avenue at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. At 12:37 p.m., first responders reported three patients with minor injuries and one still entrapped. One person was transported to North Shore Medical Center and the motorcyclist went later on his own.


A caller reported a man sitting in a car on his phone in front of 33 Gerald Road at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday. They stated they were not familiar with the man. Responding officers reported he was parked legally and there were no issues.

A caller reported driver in a gray Mercedes was driving slowly while talking on the phone at Tedesco and West streets at 9:03 a.m. on Wednesday.

A caller reported a National Grid scam at 11:37 a.m. on Wednesday. He stated someone called him claiming to be from the utility company and he sent them $395.11, but they continued to talk him through the process of buying money cards and sending in the money. He stated they called back after that and said they needed $100 more.

A caller reported she came home at 3:18 a.m. on Thursday to find someone sleeping on her Broughton Road lawn. She stated she confronted him, asked him to leave, and then he got up and chased her.

A caller from Atlantic Avenue called at 7:07 a.m. on Thursday to report an employee stealing.



Almedia De Rezende, 37, of 264 Washington St., Apt. 2, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop at 357 Lowell St. and 64 Proctor Circle for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a variety of equipment violations on Tuesday at 5:27 p.m. Officer reports a licensed operator took possession of the vehicle.

Robert Nicholas Melville, 35, of 205 Lynn St., was arrested after his girlfriend reported she was assaulted and dragged by the feet and kicked in the stomach on Tuesday at 6:21 p.m. He is charged with assault and battery on a household member with a dangerous weapon.

Joseph F. Damico Jr., 50, of 27 Elaine Ave., was summoned following a traffic stop at CVS on Lynnfield Street on Tuesday at 10:55 p.m. for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a red light violation. Licensed operator took possession of the vehicle. 

Michael Joseph McCarthy, 39, of 6211 Crane Brook Way, was arrested on Tuesday at 11:46 p.m. following a report of a man in a white tank top carrying a black bag who entered several vehicles in the building’s parking lot and appears to be trying all the doors. Caller said the suspect was in a silver sedan outside the 5200 building and then a blue SUV outside 5100 with the trunk open. He was charged with breaking and entering into a motor vehicle at night and disorderly conduct.


Report of a three-car crash at 462 Lowell St. on Tuesday at 6:51 p.m. One tow requested and ambulance for a person having a seizure. Officer reports tow canceled. Passenger taken to Salem Hospital.

Caller reported a three-car crash in rear parking lot of the Peabody Community Life Center at 75 Central St. on Wednesday at 10:29 a.m. Officer reports no injuries.


Attempt to serve witness a summons on Tuesday at 5:35 p.m. at 101 Lowell St., Apt. 2R, and at 67 Endicott St. Apt. 2 at 5:44 p.m. Officer reports no answer at the homes. 

Fight between juveniles reported on Tuesday at 7:06 p.m. at Mobile Estates at 286 Newbury St., Apt. 152. Officer spoke with a party at Apt. 150 who said there was no fight, just a verbal argument. Fighting parties did not cooperate and they fled on arrival of officer.

Caller reports her husband is yelling at her at 37 Pulaski St. on Tuesday at 11:09 p.m. Officer reports verbal warning was given and both parties declined restraining order rights and agreed to go to bed for the night.

Report of a man dressed in black in the backyard at 5 Waldingfield Lane on Tuesday at 11:38 p.m. Caller lost sight of him in the darkness and did not know if he was still out there. It appears he fled into the woods. No further description given. Officer will document. 

Report of a black vehicle that has been parked overnight in the Sports Medicine North parking lot at 2 First Ave. for the past week on Wednesday at 12:41 a.m. Officer checked surrounding parking lots, but the vehicle was not found. 

A well-being check was requested by the Salem Police Department on Wednesday at 6:47 a.m. for 6 Britton Road. Party was evaluated by Atlantic Ambulance and taken to Beverly Hospital.

Resident of 278 Newbury St. complained about loud construction noise prior to 7 a.m. at 7:23 a.m. Officer checked the area. Crews were advised no work before 7.

Report of a needle in front of her home at 15 Elaine Ave. on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. Officer reports item was collected.

Caller from the For Kids Program at the William A. Welch Jr. Elementary School at 50 Swampscott Ave. on Wednesday at 10:21 a.m. reports broken beer bottles in the playground area. Public Works notified.

Suspicious package found in the parking lot at BMW of Peabody on Andover Street on Wednesday at 11:29 a.m. Officer picked up item and it will be logged and destroyed.



A report of a motor vehicle accident on Broadway at 8:32 a.m. Wednesday. 


A caller reported a man wearing all black with a backpack on Central Street at 12:11 a.m. Wednesday. The man consented to a search of his backpack.

A caller reported a man slumped over the wheel of a vehicle on Rice Street at 11:07 a.m. Wednesday. 

A caller on Lynn Fells Parkway reported a silver sedan that was occupied by a man and woman who were asleep behind the wheel at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday. The caller reported he knocked on the door and they woke up and started to drive away. Unfounded. 

A caller reported a man and woman in a vehicle at Walgreens on Broadway who keep circling the parking lot at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Unfounded. 


A caller at Saugus High School reported $2,000 worth of tools that were stolen at 6:40 a.m. Wednesday. 

A caller at 70 Golden Hills Road reported his home was broken into at some point during the day at 6:38 p.m. Wednesday. The caller reported blood on the floor and the fridge and a broken door. The only thing he could identify that was missing was prescription pills. 

A caller from LA Fitness on Broadway reported a man pulling on door handles in the parking lot at 9:04 p.m. Wednesday. 

A caller reported two men with a tow truck trying to take custody of a white Chevy Equinox on Churchill Street and nobody has checked in for a repossession of a vehicle matching that description at 12:57 a.m. Thursday. 


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