Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 8-14-19

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. 



Richard Gonzalez, 45, of 7 Chancery Court, was arrested and charged with two counts of Class B drug possession, shoplifting by concealing merchandise, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct at 8:06 a.m. Tuesday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:16 a.m. Tuesday at 6 Porter Ave.; at 11:21 a.m. Tuesday at Bay State Road and Broadway.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 4:36 a.m. Tuesday at 288 Western Ave. 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday on Lynnfield Street. 


A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 3:49 p.m. Monday at Speedway Gas Station on Liberty Street.


A report of an overdose at 11:52 p.m. Monday at Essex and Washington streets.

A report of an opiate overdose at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday on Beacon Hill Avenue. 


A report of a robbery at 2:18 a.m. Tuesday at Essex and Washington streets.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 5:56 p.m. Monday at 113 Franklin St. 



Security company canceled the fire alarm at 43 Grey Lane on Monday at 8:33 a.m. 

Aronson Alarm Co. canceled the burglar alarm at 4 Willis Lane on Monday at 11:08 a.m. 

Fire alarm sounded at Lynnfield Community Church at 735 Salem St. on Monday at 3:48 p.m. Lynnfield Fire Department reports no fire, problem with alarm panel. 


Theft reported at The Paper Store at 105 Market St. on Monday at 11:04 a.m. Officer took report. 

Manager at 375 North Broadway reported a resident’s keys are missing and the door to the apartment was open on Monday at 12:32 p.m. Officer reports no service necessary.

Caller from Lynnfield Exxon at 8 South Broadway reported two men jumped fence on the property adjacent to gas station that is under construction on Monday at 6:43 p.m. Officer spoke with foreman on property, the man lives on the property.


Well-being check requested at 13 Ashwood Road on Monday at 10:28 a.m. Patient taken to Union Hospital in Lynn.

Medical aid transport requested at 704 Essex Village on Monday at 1 p.m. Patient taken to Beverly Hospital. 

Ambulance requested at Claire’s at 660 Market St. on Monday at 7:42 p.m. for a 23-year-old man who has passed out. Patient taken to the hospital.



Susan Jean Donovan, 34, of 25 Winthrop Ave., Braintree, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and furnishing false ID information to law enforcement at 1:58 a.m. on Tuesday. Donovan also had two non-Marblehead warrants.


A caller reported a two-car motor vehicle crash with no injuries on Smith Street at 9:35 a.m. on Monday.


A manager from Crosby’s Market, Washington Street, reported at 1:06 p.m. on Monday that a regular customer who comes in to buy alcohol was refused to buy some because he was too intoxicated. Responding officers reported he left the store.

A walk-in reported a Craigslist scam at 2:39 p.m. on Monday.

A caller reported at 3:18 p.m. on Monday that her fentanyl patches and other medications were missing from her Rowland Street home. She stated she believes they were taken sometime Sunday night while she had friends over. One of her friends asked for a bag before leaving, which she stated she thought was odd as she came in with nothing. The caller called back at 4:34 p.m. and stated she needed an officer because she was going to her friend’s apartment to search for the missing items, and dispatch advised her she couldn’t do that.

A caller reported at 3:24 p.m. on Monday that they were nearly run off the road by an erratic operator at Humphrey Street and Seaview Avenue at 3:24 p.m. on Monday.

A caller reported at 3:31 p.m. on Monday that she found a shotgun shell while moving into her new Prospect Court home. Responding officers took the shell for destruction.

An Uber driver called to report they had an extremely intoxicated male in the backseat on Evans Road at 6:16 p.m. on Monday. Responding officers reported it was a diabetic issue and the male was transported to North Shore Medical Center in Salem.

A caller reported at 12:06 a.m. on Tuesday that something happened to her car while she was parked at The Landing on Front Street all day. Responding officers reported multiple vehicles appeared to have black spray paint on them.

A police sergeant reported at 1:53 a.m. on Tuesday that he found a female in his car in the Atlantic Avenue church parking lot. Responding officers helped take her into custody.



Report of a hit and run crash into a utility pole at 22 Franklin St. on Tuesday at 8:12 a.m. Officer reports the pole was struck and the sidewalk was damaged. The Officer said the operator returned to the scene and acknowledged he was involved in the crash. Peabody Municipal Light Plant was contacted. 

Motor vehicle crash reported at 12 Andover St. and 3 Andover Terrace on Tuesday at 10:01 a.m. Officer reports one operator complained of back pain. Vehicle towed by Todisco Towing.

Hit and run crash into a parked car at Brothers Roast Beef & Seafood at 89 Foster St. on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Officer reports damage to the rear bumper and no suspects. 

Two-car crash reported at Petco Pet Superstore at 10 Sylvan St. on Tuesday at 1:05 p.m. One motor vehicle was towed by Todisco Towing, no injuries. 

Animal Control 

Report of two large pit bulls wandering Stone Drive and Russell Street on Tuesday at 7:36 a.m. Animal control officer checked the area and could not locate the dogs but found two large turkeys. 

Animal control officer reports a woman was bitten by Loki, her 10-year-old gray domestic short-haired cat, on Aug. 11 at 16 Pocahontas Drive and the cat is quarantined.

Yellow Labrador Retriever taken to Borash Veterinary Clinic following a complaint from 14 Franklin St.  


Dispute reported between women at 5 Quarry Terrace on Monday at 3:48 p.m. Officer reports parties were sent on their way. 

Suspicious gray sedan with operator taking pictures on Monday at 4:05 p.m. on Rita Road. Officer checked the area and could not locate the vehicle.

Man and woman reported fighting on Monday at 7:52 p.m. at Five Guys at 227 Andover St. Officer reports the dispute was verbal. Both parties were advised of their restraining order rights and they refused. Second call about a couple fighting came from the same location at 10:01 p.m. Officer reports parties were gone when police arrived. 

Loud music from an unknown location reported on Paleologos Street on Monday at 8:51 p.m. Officer said the report was unfounded. 

Assault and battery reported at 63 Main St. and Littles Lane on Monday at 9:52 p.m. Officer reports drunk party was taken to Salem Hospital. 

Suspicious white sedan with lights dimmed reported on Quarry Terrace on Monday at 10:24 p.m. Officer checked the area and could not locate the vehicle. 

Caller from Avalon at Cranebrook at 1000 Crane Brook Way reported the third floor neighbor is making loud noise for the fourth consecutive night on Tuesday at  12:41 a.m. Officer spoke with neighbors who said they would keep the noise down. Police were called back to the same address at 3:07 a.m. about a disturbance. Officer reports the washing machine was operating and it was not very loud.

Nicole Lewis reported her ex-boyfriend, Robert Perkins, will not leave the apartment at 2200 Crane Brook Way, Apt. 2213 on Tuesday at 2:21 a.m. When officers arrived, Lewis had changed her mind and Perkins is allowed to stay. All is in order.  



A report of a motor vehicle accident on Hamilton Street at 4 p.m. Friday; at Essex Landing at 9:25 p.m. Friday; at iHop on Broadway at 11:38 a.m. Saturday; at 11 Lewis St. at 4:44 p.m. Saturday; at 92 Broadway at 1:47 a.m. Sunday; at 42 David Drive at 3:36 a.m. Sunday; at Fairmount Avenue and Wonderland Avenue at 5:50 p.m. Sunday; on Broadway at 10:30 a.m. Sunday; at Dunkin Donuts on Broadway at 5:12 p.m. Sunday; at CVS Pharmacy on Broadway at 5:57 a.m. Tuesday. 


A caller reported a man urinated in his backyard at 12:41 p.m. Saturday. 

A 911 caller reported that he believes someone is trying to break into an abandoned house at 23 Carr Road at 2:57 p.m. Saturday. One person was transported to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 

A caller at AutoZone reported seeing someone using what he believed to be heroin at 4:59 p.m. Saturday. 

A caller reported a shirtless man with tattoos possibly holding a bat or a pipe ran up to another vehicle at 10:59 p.m. Saturday. Police report the man caught someone breaking into his car and chased him with a plastic broom.

A report of a fight at 243 Fairmount Ave. at 12:14 a.m. Sunday. 

A caller reported two dead animals in the roadway on Oaklandvale Avenue at 7:25 a.m. Sunday. 

A report of an injured seagull at Target on Lynn Fells Parkway at 10:31 a.m. Sunday. 

A resident on Stonecrest Drive reported finding a handgun and would like it to be removed from the home at 11:31 a.m. Sunday. Police report retrieving two firearms. 

A caller reported a man sleeping in his car at Hamilton Street and Reynolds Road at 4:09 p.m. Monday. 

A caller reported while she and her sister were coming out of Banana Splitz on Lincoln Avenue a creepy old man approached them at 9:58 p.m. Monday. The man reportedly appeared to have climbed into their car and tried to take pictures of them.  



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 148 Humphrey St. at 5:19 p.m. on Monday.


A report of suspicious activity at 476 Puritan Road at 2:23 p.m. on Monday; at the train depot, 10 Railroad Ave., at 12:47 a.m. on Tuesday.

A report of an erratic operator at Bellevue Road and Humphrey Street at 3:13 p.m. on Monday.

A report of a prowler at Elmwood Road and Monument Avenue at 5:05 p.m. on Monday.

A report of a noise complaint at 11 Allen Road at 9:29 p.m. on Monday.

A report of threats made at 36 Mapledale Place at 10:03 p.m. on Monday.


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