Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 8-23-19

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. 



Earl Colby, 27, of 82 Wyman St., was arrested and charged with shoplifting by asportation at 2:22 p.m. Wednesday. 

Matthew Donovan, 37, was arrested and charged with motor vehicle breaking and entering with nothing stolen at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday. 

Michael Gooding, 26, of 8 Hart St., was arrested and charged with Class E drug possession and malicious wanton property defacement at 2:34 a.m. Thursday. 

Scott Leblanc, 60, of 72 Washington St., was arrested and charged with trespassing at  4:49 p.m. Wednesday. 

Renso Lino-Ramos, 21, of 445 Essex St., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and violation of the city knife ordinance at 9:14 p.m. Wednesday. 

James Maguire, of 412 East 3rd St., Boston, was arrested on warrant charges of two counts of assault and battery on ambulance personnel and assault with a dangerous weapon at 1:51 p.m. Thursday. 

Marcial Molina, 51, of 29 Williams Ave., was arrested and charged with operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license for OUI, operation of a motor vehicle with a revoked registration, number plate violation, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle/trailer and on warrant charges of OUI liquor, leaving the scene of property damage and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 7:36 a.m. Thursday. 

Xaviel Paredes, 26, of 12 Endicott St., was arrested and charged with operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and nontransparent/obstructed window at 6:47 p.m. Wednesday. 

Roberto Rodriguez, 22, of 74 Pine Ave., Haverhill, was arrested and charged with operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license at 6:59 p.m. Wednesday. 

Abdullah Sayyid, homeless, was arrested and charged with larceny from building at 11:07 a.m. Thursday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 6:23 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Ox at 191 Oxford St.; at 7:33 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty and Washington streets; at 9:42 p.m. Wednesday at Euclid and Lake View avenues; at 12:54 a.m. Thursday at Bowler and Ford streets; at 10:19 a.m. Thursday at 148 Western Ave.; at 10:26 a.m. Thursday at Central Avenue and Munroe Street.  

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday at Chestnut and Union streets; at 12:40 a.m. Thursday at Chestnut and Mason streets. 

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 10:32 p.m. Wednesday at 31 Exchange St.; at 7:17 a.m. Thursday at 580 Chestnut St.; at 1:13 p.m. Thursday at 341 Maple St. 


A report of an overdose at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday on Rockaway Court. 


A report of a larceny at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday at 275 Lynn Shore Drive; at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday at 44A Park St.; at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday at 9 Aspen St. 

A report of motor vehicle theft at 7:17 p.m. Wednesday at 36 Grove St.; at 10:46 a.m. Thursday at 282 Lynnway.  


A report of vandalism at 3:24 p.m. Wednesday at 300 Lynn Shore Drive.

A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 1:43 a.m. Thursday at 294 Parkland Ave.  



Caller reported a motor vehicle crash at 771 Salem St. and 462 South Broadway with possible injuries on Wednesday at 10:22 p.m. Call referred to the Massachusetts State Police. 


Burglar alarm sounded at 1 Smith Farm Trail on Wednesday at 1:52 p.m. Officer reports house appears to be secure.


Property check requested at 162 Essex St. on Wednesday at 10:07 a.m. Officer reports services rendered. No details provided.

Caller from 285 Walnut St. reported a suspicious man in her neighbor’s yard on Wednesday at 11:40 a.m. and is walking down Walnut Street. Officer located the man on Summer Street and he checked out OK. 

An MBTA employee from 2 Willowdale Drive came into the station on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. to report he was threatened at work. Police advised him to contact the MBTA police.

Officer wanted at  344 Chestnut St. on Wednesday at 8:07 p.m. for a report of an unknown man in a white pickup truck who entered the driveway and yelled at the homeowner and fled. Officer was unable to locate the truck or the man. 


Ambulance requested from 306 Ross Drive on Wednesday at 12:32 p.m. Patient taken to Salem Hospital. 

Well-being check requested at 5 Stagecoach Lane on Wednesday at 1:48 p.m. Officer reports the distress alarm for a 2019 Toyota Camry was accidental. Reporting party is OK. 

Medical aid requested at 133 Chestnut St. on Wednesday at 2:58 p.m. Patient taken to Union Hospital in Lynn.



A caller reported at 8:59 a.m. on Wednesday that their car window glass was broken the day before on Cypress Street, along with another vehicle’s down the street.

An officer on detail reported at 9:24 a.m. on Wednesday there was a suspicious white van on Humphrey Street with ladder racks, a yellow light, and dealer plate hanging off the roof. No other units were available to respond.

A caller from the Inn on Washington Street reported at 10:14 a.m. on Wednesday that a woman keeps coming by the business. They stated she is mentally ill, homeless, regularly borrows money from the staff and uses the phone and computer. The caller stated she didn’t want to no trespass the woman, she was just concerned for her well being.

A caller reported at 11:33 a.m. on Wednesday that there were three cars parked on Pleasant Street since 9:30 a.m. and they have not moved. They stated the same cars have done this every day this week. Responding officers gave out one violation.

A caller reported at 1:17 p.m. on Wednesday that she found animal droppings in the dining room and basement of her Waldron Street home. She stated she also found some insulation pushed in. Dispatch advised her to seek further advice from the animal control officer.

A walk-in reported at 2:17 p.m. on Wednesday that earlier in the morning a tool fell out of his vehicle and onto the middle of Atlantic Avenue. He stated he parked and walked out to retrieve it and there was a car coming outbound, forcing the caller to gesture toward where the tool was. They stated the driver continued to drive over the expensive drill, destroyed it, and they thought it was intentional.

An employee from a Pleasant Street business called at 11:08 p.m. to report a customer refusing to leave, even though they were closed. Responding officers got there and the customer left peacefully.



A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested at the Police Department at 6 Allens Lane on two outstanding warrants from Essex County Juvenile Court on Tuesday at 10:20 a.m. The charges include open and gross lewdness, and indecent assault and battery on a child under 14.


Summons delivered to 57 Veterans Memorial Drive on Tuesday at 11:20 a.m.  No details provided.

Guilherme Camara Ferreira, 28, of 6 Warren St., was summoned following a motor vehicle stop at Stop & Shop at 19 Howley St. on Tuesday at 6:22 p.m. for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 


Motor vehicle into a pole and wires down reported at 183 Lynn St. on Tuesday at 12:45 a.m. Peabody Fire Department and rescue en route. Operator taken to Salem Hospital by Atlantic Ambulance. Officer reports waiting for Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP) to arrive, tow is on scene, but vehicle cannot be moved until PMLP arrives. PMLP said the pole belongs to Verizon and they were contacted. 

Motor vehicle crash reported at Park Place Mobile Home Park on Tuesday at 3:32 a.m. Officer will document the crash.

Caller reported a single motor vehicle crash with injuries by an erratic operator who struck a pole on Frontage Road on Tuesday at 10:37 a.m. The officers will be closing the road. Arrington Towing contacted and patient taken to Salem Hospital.

Report of a motor vehicle crash at Dunkin’ Donuts on Central Street on Tuesday at 2:25 p.m. A 2005 black Honda CRV and a 2014 red Subaru Legacy were towed by Arrington Towing. There were no injuries.

Hit and run crash reported at Trader Joe’s at 300 Andover St. on Tuesday at 4:24 p.m. Reporting party said they were struck by a vehicle in the parking lot and the driver failed to stop.

Motor vehicle crash at 14 Center and 3 Union streets on Tuesday at 5:36 p.m. Officer reports no injuries and only one vehicle required tow. 


Suspicious white Ford F-150 pickup with Massachusetts plate V36463 parked in the corner rear parking lot at 3200 Crane Brook Way on Tuesday at 5:17 a.m. with a man passed out inside. Officer reports the man is conscious and alert and was resting after being too tired. Officer will document the incident.

Resident of Pine Grove at 261 Newbury St., Apt. 88 reports a suspicious man chopping trees down in the area on Tuesday at 6:44 a.m. Officer checked the area and could not locate anyone cutting trees. It could be a homeless person who went off down a trail.

Essex Regional reports a man from 4 Victor Circle called and wanted his wife removed from the house on Tuesday at 7:58 a.m. After the second call back, the wife answered and said she wanted her husband removed from the house and believed he had left. When asked about why we were informed that a man called, she stated that her husband took the phone out of her hands. The officer said there was a verbal argument between Stephen and Christine Coughlin. Husband left the residence prior to the arrival of the officers. Christine was told of her restraining order rights and declined. 

Caller from 15 Silverleaf Way reports there is a metal box that stores ammunition and is left unattended near the dumpster on Tuesday at 8:41 a.m. Officer checked and found nothing. 

Officer reports a minor single motor vehicle crash with the police car on Tuesday at 9:02 a.m. at 3 Bartholomew and 173 Lynn streets. Officer said the cruiser struck an aluminum pole. There are scratches on the passenger side door, fender and mirror. Sergeant will document.

Resident of 24B Shore Drive reported a window broken overnight on vehicle with Massachusetts plate 2RDS50 on Tuesday at 10:03 a.m. Officer reports the damage appears to be by a BB or pellet gun, will document.  

Request by a resident of 8 Emery St. requested additional area checks on Tuesday at 10:31 a.m. after suspicious activity at 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 18 when a suspicious person was seen walking through the driveway.

An employee of Budget Pools at 150 Newbury St. reports bad checks that were passed at the business on Tuesday at 10:49. The officer will document the loss.

Deena Holder of 21 North Central St., Apt. B called police on Tuesday at 10:50 a.m. to have an unwanted man, Brian Goff, removed from the apartment because he is videotaping her. Officer reports the argument was verbal, Goff was escorted off the property and both parties were explained their restraining order rights and refused. 

Medical Aid 

Well-being check for a party while they are waiting for a cab at the Golden Banana at 151 Newbury St. on Tuesday at 1:09 a.m. Officer reports party got in cab and will be returning home and officer took the keys to the car to be left at the station.



A report of a motor vehicle accident at 1228 Broadway at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday.


A caller from Continental Restaurant on Broadway reported the door to his business was open when he arrived at 6:43 a.m. Wednesday. 

A Venice Avenue resident reported a tenant making noise in the apartment above her at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday. 

A 27 Adams Ave. resident reported a woman looking into her vehicle at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The car alarm was set off. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at the Swampscott Police Station, 531 Humphrey St., at 9:39 a.m. on Wednesday; at 450 Paradise Road at 2:26 p.m. on Wednesday.


A report of vandalism at 100 Vantage Terrace at 6:23 a.m. on Wednesday.

A report of a neighbor problem at 20 Barnstable St. at 7:16 a.m. on Wednesday.

A report of a larceny at 110 Paradise Road at 10:42 a.m. on Wednesday.

A report of suspicious activity at C&L Package Store, 26 New Ocean St., at 7:54 p.m. on Wednesday; at the First Congregational Church, 40 Monument Ave., at 8:47 p.m. on Wednesday.

A report of a fight at 9 New Ocean St. at 9:03 p.m. on Wednesday.


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