Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 8-31-19

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. 



Lauren Christy, 23, of 20 Lauren Ln., was arrested and charged with possession of a class A drug at 6:57 p.m. on Thursday.


Henry Jimenez, of 10 Rockland St., was arrested on warrant charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and failure to stop or yield at 10:31 a.m. on Friday.


Jose Ramos, 49, of 35 Hood St., was arrested and charged with failure to stop for police, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle/trailer, no inspection sticker, leaving the scene of property damage, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration at 10:41 p.m. on Thursday.


Chansavong Y, of 65 Henry Ave., was arrested on warrant charges of wanton malicious defacement of property and subsequent criminal harassment at 10:09 a.m. on Thursday.



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3 Belleaire Ave. at 2:52 p.m. on Thursday; at Cumberland Farms, 668 Chestnut St., at 3:35 p.m. on Thursday; at Waitt Avenue and Western Avenue at 11:20 p.m. on Thursday; at Lewis Street at 11:37 p.m. on Thursday; at Essex Street and Rockaway Street at 7:28 a.m. on Friday; at 48 Falls St. at 10:12 a.m. on Friday; at 17 Market Sq. at 10:29 a.m. on Friday.


A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at Buffum Street and Oxford Street at 3:12 p.m. on Thursday.



A report of an assault and battery at 15 Huss Ct. at 11:57 p.m. on Thursday; at 86 Washington St. at 12:31 a.m. on Friday.



A report of a fight on Pleasant Street at 3:14 p.m. on Thursday; at 340 Washington St. at 3:22 p.m. on Thursday; at 103 Liberty St. at 12:11 a.m. on Friday.


A report of threats made at 35 Washington St. at 9:16 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of an unwelcome guest at 50 Boston St. at 10:46 a.m. on Friday.



A report of an overdose on Chase Street at 2:44 p.m. on Thursday; on Kingsley Terrace at 3:52 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of an opiate overdose on Estes Street at 8:26 a.m. on Friday.



A report of a larceny at 19 Grove St. at 2:41 p.m. on Thursday; at 211 Washington St. at 3:05 p.m. on Thursday; at 435 Eastern Ave. at 6:33 p.m. on Thursday.



A report of vandalism to a motor vehicle at 30 Caldwell Cres. at 6:06 p.m. on Thursday; at 80 Lowell St. at 6:38 p.m. on Thursday; at 500 Lynnfield St. at 7:46 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of vandalism at 24 Mt. Vernon St. at 8:29 a.m. on Friday.




Accidental fire alarm sounded at Christmas Tree Shop at 28 South Broadway on Thursday at 10:35 a.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.

Security company canceled the burglar alarm on Thursday at 3:10 p.m. at 14 Brook Drive.

Accidental fire alarm canceled at Lynnfield High School at 275 Essex St. on Thursday at 9:07 p.m. Officer reports the custodian pulled the station alarm in error. 

Fire alarm reported on Friday at 2:50 a.m. at Heritage Woods at 900 Lynnfield St. Call referred to Lynnfield Fire Department.



Caller reported an intoxicated man on the side of the road at 513 North Broadway at 17 Munroe St.on Thursday at 12:56 p.m. Patient taken to Union Hospital.

Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St., Apt. 332 requested an ambulance on Thursday at 11:50 a.m. Patient taken to Melrose/Wakefield Hospital.

Suspicious truck parked on Littledale Road for hours reported on Thursday at 2:27 p.m. Officer reported the truck belongs to Easter Tree Service.

Caller from Gaslight at 100 Market St. reported messages and gifts were left on her car on Thursday at 9:35 p.m. Officer reviewed video and the person who did it was one of her friends. 

Report of a group of youths at Newhall Park on Oak Street on Thursday at 11:14 p.m. Officer reports no one is in the park and the lights are on.

Caller reported a white motor vehicle with its hazards flashing on the side of the road with the rear end of the car sticking out at 199 Salem and 511 Walnut streets on Friday at 2:20 a.m. Officer reports operator ran out of gas and AAA is on the way. 


Medical Aid

Medical aid requested at 10 Archer Lane on Friday at 4:27 a.m. Nurse reports dizzy patient. 




A caller reported at 2:19 p.m. on Thursday that someone backed into her car on Ocean Avenue and her child was inside. No injuries were reported.


A caller reported a minor motor vehicle crash on Gregory Street at 7:33 p.m. on Thursday; at Pleasant Street and Ocean Avenue at 8:14 p.m. on Thursday.



A resident reported through a Facebook message to the police department at 7:49 a.m. on Thursday that there was anti-Semitic graffiti left on the play structure at Seaside Park on Wyman Road. By 1:22 p.m., the Parks and Recreation Department removed all graffiti.


A caller reported at 7:54 a.m. on Thursday that he “almost lost his life” on Sewall Street after a truck came down the newly paved road going 100 mph. He gave the dispatch a partial plate number.


A caller reported a social security scam call at 10:57 a.m. on Thursday. He stated they told him there was suspicious activity on his social security card and if he didn’t call back, the police would “get him.”


A caller reported at 6:55 p.m. on Thursday that two SUVs pulled up on Hawthorne Road with teenagers inside and they were smoking pot. Responding officers reported there was no inappropriate behavior at all and they just finished up a run and were talking to each other.




Joseph R. Barbarisi, 45, of 28 Pulaski St. was arrested on Thursday at 10:05 following a motor vehicle stop at 2 Pulaski and 2 North Central streets for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and no inspection sticker.  The vehicle was towed by Mallia’s Towing.



Report of a motor vehicle crash on Thursday at 6:37 a.m. at 2 Tremont and 63 Central streets. Operator of the first vehicle was taken to Salem Hospital. The operator of the second vehicle was given a written warning for red light violation at Central and Warren streets. Both vehicles towed by Mallia’s Towing.

Caller reports her vehicle was struck while it was parked in the lot at North Shore Medical Center at 6 Essex Center Drive on Thursday at 10:18 a.m.

Report of a minor two-car motor vehicle crash at 290 Lowell St. on Thursday at 1:01 p.m. Officer reports no tows or injuries.


Animal Control

Caller reported a dog in a car panting at TJ Maxx at 300 Andover St. on Wednesday at 4:35 p.m. Officers spoke with the owner and the dogs were fine.

Report of a stray German Shepherd on Judith Road on Thursday at 10:11 a.m. Animal control officer reports the dog lives at 33 Tumelty Road and was returned to the owner, Daniell Tango, who was issued a warning about the dog, Sophie. Later, at 1:45 p.m., a $75 ticket was issued to Tango at 33 Tumelty Road for the unlicensed/unvaccinated Sophie, who was last licensed in 2013, and her last known rabies vaccination expired in 2014.

Report from Mobile Estates at 286 Newbury St. on Thursday at 1:17 p.m. about the dog from lot 111 which  blocks the park’s road. Animal control officer left a message saying she cannot force the dog owner to restrain the pet, the park’s roads are private property. She was advised her to report the complaint to park manager. Requested callback for info on dog’s owners.



Officer reports a flower pot fell off the light pole at La Siesta at 3 Main St. on Wednesday at 3:10 p.m. The Department of Public Works notified to reattach it.

Resident of 116 Foster St. called 911 to report someone is using her parking space but she is in the process of moving on Wednesday at 5:29 p.m. Caller was advised she should report such matters to the landlord, parking complaints are not an emergency.

Caller at 63 Margin St. reports hearing a child’s voice screaming but couldn’t tell where it was coming from on Wednesday at 8:49 p.m. Officer attempted to speak with the reporting party but there was no answer at the door.

Report of a woman trying to get into her car and may be impaired at 660 Lowell and 4 Lake streets on Wednesday at 8:56 p.m. Officer reports woman was not feeling well and was to be picked up by a friend.

Loud music reported at 7 Esquire Circle, Apt. 3 on Wednesday at 11:25 p.m. Officer reports music was turned off. 

Reports of underage drinking at Northend Street on Thursday at 12:20 a.m. Officer reports all in order. Another call about teen drinking came at 12:46 a.m. from a concerned boyfriend. Officer reports no underage drinking, the man who called was having a verbal dispute with his girlfriend and tried reporting that they were at a party with minors drinking. But all is in order and officer will document.

Resident of 15 Bourbon St., Apt. 63 reported his mother wandered off on Thursday at 5:37 a.m. Officer reports the woman was found in the front hallway looking through mail.

A warrant for Christopher Burke was entered Thursday at 9:09 a.m. into the National Crime Information Center, a central database for tracking crime-related information, for Assistant District Attorney Mary Alice Doyle. He can be extradited in New England states only.

Caller reports her pocket book stolen from vehicle while making a delivery at Haven From Hunger at 71 Wallis St. on Thursday at 10:46 a.m. 

Hampton Inn at 59 Newbury St. reported a guest was smoking in the room and is disputing the charge on Thursday at 11:10 a.m. Officer said the disagreement is a civil court matter between the guest and the hotel.

Security at TJ Maxx at 300Andover St. reported a past shoplifting on Thursday at 1:12 p.m. Officer said on Aug. 16 and 18, an unknown woman walked into the store and stole 12 bags valued at $100 each.


Medical Aid 

Overdose reported at 142 Shore Drive, Apt. E on Thursday at 7:07 a.m. Patient taken to Salem Hospital.





A report of a motor vehicle accident at Hockeytown USA on Broadway at 12:07 p.m. Thursday. 

A motorcyclist reported he was hit by an SUV and the other driver left the scene at 10:33 p.m. Thursday. 



A caller reported a suspicious motor vehicle outside of Roller World that has been there since 4 a.m. at 7:39 a.m. Thursday. The caller was concerned with a nurses ID in the front seat and a blanket covering the inside hatchback with an unidentifiable object under it. 

A 911 caller reported a suspicious man in a wheelchair who rang her doorbell at 84 Ballard St. at 9:32 p.m. Thursday. 

A father reported several cars have driven past his Houston Avenue home yelling threats at his son at 9:44 p.m. Thursday. 


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