Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 8-9-19

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. 



Abraham Halprin, of 14 Dartmouth St., was arrested on warrant charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a dangerous weapon, drug possession with intent to distribute and drug violation near a school/park at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday. 

Alexander Napolean, 25, of 15 Blakely St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 11 a.m. Thursday. 

William Scott, 53, of 3 Sherman St., Peabody, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and on a warrant charge of Class E drug possession at 5:38 a.m. Thursday. 

Kelvin Yoc Lopez, 23, of 24 Landers St., was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage and resisting arrest at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday at Lynnfield Street and Winslow Way; at 3:49 p.m. Wednesday at Boston and Safford streets; at 4:28 p.m. Wednesday at Boston and Hamilton streets; at 9:49 p.m. Wednesday at Frederick Circle and Lynnfield Street; at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday at 5 Lander St.; at 8:49 a.m. Thursday at Dunkin’ Donuts at 577 Walnut St.; at 10:32 a.m. Thursday at 932 Lynnfield St.; at 10:58 a.m. Thursday at 811 Lynnway; at 12:14 p.m. Thursday at All Checks Cashed at 62 Market Square.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 1:25 a.m. Thursday at 125 Oxford St. 


A report of an assault at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday on Blakeley Street; at 9:19 a.m. Thursday at BayRidge Hospital on Granite Street. 

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 2:11 a.m. Thursday at 20 New Park St.; at 7:43 a.m. Thursday at 12 Endicott St. 


A report of an overdose at 2:48 p.m. Wednesday at Lynn Liquor Mart on Boston Street; at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on Essex Street; at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday on Oakwood Avenue.


A report of a larceny at 3:29 p.m. Wednesday at 98 Cottage St.; at 4:38 p.m. Wednesday at 33 Lynnway; at 6:37 p.m. Wednesday at 34 Forest St.; at 7:59 p.m. Wednesday at 285 Lynn Shore Drive; at 5:24 a.m. Thursday at Speedway Gas Station at 120 Liberty St.; at 12:55 p.m. Thursday at 35 Lynnway. 

A report of motor vehicle theft at 8:28 a.m. Thursday at 110 Lynnfield St. 



General burglar alarm sounded at 3 Post Office Square on Wednesday at 7:43 a.m. Officer reports the call was an accident.

A 911 hangup from 4 October Lane on Wednesday at 9:55 a.m. No answer on call back. Officer reports the call was accidental.

Security company reported a burglar alarm at J.M. Electrical at 471 North Broadway on Thursday at 1:59 a.m. Officer dispatched and met with owner on scene and checked the property. Officer reports the alarm was set off accidentally by cleaners. 

The security company reported a burglar alarm at Lynnfield High School at 275 Essex St. on Thursday at 6:12 a.m. Officer spoke with staff, all is OK.


Caller from Pizzuti Way reported a black pickup truck and a silver Honda are racing along the street on Wednesday at 8:42 p.m. Vehicles pulled into the driveway, second house on the right. Officer reports he spoke with the resident and the vehicles belong to his daughter’s friends and they denied racing.

A motorist driving a green Chevrolet Blazer requested assistance for his disabled vehicle at Walnut Street and Route 128 South at Exit 43 on Wednesday 10:27 p.m. Officer reports services rendered.

Medical Aid

Ambulance requested at 1 Suntaug St. 3 Wing Road on Tuesday at 11:53 a.m. Patient taken to the hospital.

Resident of 18 Midland requested an ambulance on Wednesday at 5:12 p.m. Patient taken to Beverly Hospital.



A caller reported at 8:28 a.m. on Wednesday that he saw a white tractor trailer go inbound on Pleasant Street and struck a white Nissan. Responding officers reported the Nissan was sticking out into the street.

A caller reported at 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday that she stopped at Pleasant and Spring streets to let a truck go by when she struck its door as it passed by her. Responding officers reported very minor damage.


A caller reported at 8:44 a.m. on Wednesday that he is being harassed by the same kids.

A caller reported at 8:48 a.m. on Wednesday that she works for the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore and she parked on Cushing Road when a resident came out and yelled at her. She stated the same woman has yelled at her and her co-workers about parking there numerous times. Responding officers came to speak to the caller and the resident when the “whole neighborhood came out and they had a discussion on public ways.” The officer advised them they can go to the Selectmen if they want to put restrictions on the parking in that area.

A caller reported at 9:24 a.m. on Wednesday that her purse was taken from her motor vehicle three days beforehand on Pequot Road.

A caller reported at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday that there is a skunk problem in the Glover Square neighborhood. They stated they think the skunk lives under a neighbor’s shed and it has come into their yard and sprayed twice. Dispatch advised the caller to make the neighbor aware of the skunk under their shed, ask them to trap it with a licensed person, and put out mothballs and/or ammonia soaked rags.

A caller reported at 11:37 a.m. on Wednesday that he arrived to a building on Pleasant Street and found the side of it vandalized.

A caller reported at 4:59 p.m. on Wednesday that security for the movie set told him he couldn’t take pictures from the Pleasant Street sidewalk or he’ll be arrested. Responding officers found the caller had left prior to their arrival. Witnesses stated the caller was actually the problem, not the security.

A caller reported at 5:19 p.m. on Wednesday that his orange and black “fat tire” bike was taken sometime overnight on Pleasant Street; reported at 12:10 a.m. on Thursday that his red Schwinn bike was taken from Crosby’s Marketplace.

A caller reported a group of people in the middle of Winthrop Avenue causing a disturbance at 7:56 p.m. on Wednesday. Responding officers found no disturbance at the scene.



Robert A. Tagliamonte, 27, of 16 Upton St., was arrested on Tuesday at 3:06 a.m. on an outstanding warrant from Salem District Court after he walked into the Peabody Police Station seeking paperwork. The charges include two counts of violating  a restraining order.


Christopher P. Mahoney, 40, of 4 Stark Circle, was arrested on Wednesday at 9:29 at Peabody District Court after he appeared in court. He is charged with threat to commit a crime and assault and battery on a household member.


Caller reported a three-car motor vehicle crash at 24 County St. and 0 Angel Way on Wednesday at 8:02 a.m., and one operator, Massachusetts license plate 7Ky443 fled the scene. Atlantic Ambulance en route, No injuries or tows and officer will document. 

Report of a motor vehicle crash at Route 128 South and 312 Lowell St. No injuries. Officer reports the Massachusetts State Police is on scene and will handle the accident. 

Motor vehicle crash reported at Down River Ice Cream at 86 Andover St. on Wednesday at 2:13 p.m. Officer assisted with paperwork exchange. 


Caller reported a man may be exposing himself in the bushes at CVS Pharmacy at 85 Lynnfield St. on Tuesday at 4:38 p.m. Officer checked the area and could not locate anyone. 

Northshore Mall security reports a man on a bike swore at him and was last seen at Macy’s on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Mall security called back and said the man has left.

Resident of 64 Pierpont St. requested to speak with an officer about an upstairs neighbor harassing her on Tuesday at 6:54 p.m. 

Caller from 30 King St. reported two youths vandalized his motor vehicle on Tuesday at 9:32 p.m. The teens were described as a black girl with braids and a boy with a red T-shirt who broke off a piece of the truck and headed toward Lowell Street. Officer reports there was no damage to the vehicle. The piece of plastic the owner thought was from his vehicle was a loose item on the street.

Resident of 14 Overlook Trail reported noise from an upstairs neighbor on Tuesday at 10:05 p.m. Officer reports all is quiet.

Two vehicles playing loud music reported on Hardy Street on Tuesday at 10:48 p.m. Officer reports no loud music, they had a dog that was out and they are on their way.

Caller from 14 North Apartments at Crane Brook Way reports people in the pool are making too much noise on Tuesday at 11:55 p.m. The pool is supposed to be closed, she said. Officers checked the area and there was no one in the pool. 



A report of a four-vehicle crash on Walnut Street at 7:48 a.m. Wednesday. One person was transported to Salem Hospital.

A report of a motor vehicle accident at Denver and Central streets at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday. 


A caller reported a sink hole on the sidewalk near Bristow Street Park at 3:18 p.m. Wednesday. The Department of Public Works was notified. 

The rain reportedly washed out a trench that may cause an unsuspecting car to bottom out at the intersection of Lander Street and Springdale Avenue at 3:33 p.m. Wednesday. 

Bristow Street reportedly flooded at 3:18 p.m. Wednesday. The drain appeared to have been blocked. The Department of Public Works was notified. 

State Police reported a driver on Route 1 saw a vehicle stop in traffic and a woman jump out and run across all lanes and into the Speedway parking lot at 4:42 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle involved also abruptly turned into the gas station lot. An employee at the gas station was unaware of any problems and said no female ran into the business. 

A 911 hangup was reported at TJ Maxx at 9:31 p.m. Wednesday. A manager reported a child was playing with the phone. 


The manager at Sears at Square One Mall reported the store has had a shoplifting from the jewelry department twice between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday. 


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