Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 9-12-19

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. 



Elijah Barton, of 21 Alice Ave., was arrested on a warrant charge of disrupting court proceedings at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

Christy Mondesir, 21, of 113 Chestnut St., was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at 2:34 a.m. Wednesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 1:02 p.m. Tuesday at Milton Street and Oakwood Avenue; at 3:48 p.m. Tuesday at Commercial Street and Lynnway; at 7:34 a.m. Wednesday at Linwood and Walnut streets.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday at 655 Western Ave.; at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 82 High Rock St.; at 7:34 p.m. Tuesday at 6 Hart St.; at 9:27 p.m. Tuesday at 9 Chestnut Ave.; at 12:09 a.m. Wednesday at Great Woods Road and Lynnfield Street; at 7:32 a.m. Wednesday at 367 Broadway; at 7:32 a.m. Wednesday at 367 Broadway; at 9:02 a.m. Wednesday at 2 Bloomfield St. 


A report of an assault and battery at 2:41 p.m. Tuesday on Suffolk Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 7:33 a.m. Wednesday at 117 Eastern Ave.; at 7:33 a.m. Wednesday at 117 Eastern Ave. 


A report of an overdose at 12:13 p.m. Tuesday on Washington Street; at 8:03 p.m. Tuesday on Essex Street; at 9:29 p.m. Tuesday on Washington Street.


A report of a robbery at 3:04 a.m. Wednesday at Family Dollar at 200 Union St. 


A report of vandalism at 3:32 p.m. Tuesday at 317 Essex St. 

A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at 9 Wardwell Place. 



Accidental burglar alarm reported at 7 Orchard Lane on Tuesday at 8:29 a.m. 

A 911 hangup call was received from The Savings Bank at 584 Main St. on Tuesday at 11:04 a.m. Officer reports the call was an accident.

Fire alarm sounded at 6 East Huckleberry Road on Tuesday at 3:05 p.m. Call handled by the Lynnfield Fire Department.  

Abandoned 911 call was received from 375 North Broadway, Apt. 2-102. Report taken.

Animal Control

Caller from Our Lady of the Assumption School at 40 Grove St. reported the operator of a red pickup truck let a dog out of his vehicle without a leash. Report taken.


Suspicious motor vehicle reported parked in front of 17 East Huckleberry Road on Tuesday at 9:17 a.m. Officer reports the person is waiting for his wife.  

Caller from 42 Maple St. reported two vehicles are parked in the driveway. Officer reports the vehicles belong to a neighbor having tree work done. 

Shoplifting reported at American Eagle Outfitters at 740 Market St. on Tuesday at 2:55 p.m. No details provided.

Homeowner from 18 Fernway reported a neighbor is using power tools in his garage on Tuesday at 10 p.m. Officer reports they are done for the night. 

Road sign reported down by the Route 128 South ramp at Exit 41 on Tuesday at 11:57 p.m. The Massachusetts Highway Department was contacted. 


Sunrise Assisted Living at 55 Salem St., Apt. 205 requested an ambulance on Tuesday at 3:52 p.m. Patient taken to Union Hospital.

Medical aid requested from 136 Locksley Road on Tuesday at 5:59 p.m. Patient taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.

Well-being check requested at 16 Durham Drive on Tuesday at 10:52 p.m. Officer reports the person checked out OK.



A caller reported at 11:03 a.m. on Tuesday that his sister-in-law is being harassed. He stated someone has harassed her and banned her from parking at Village Plaza, but when she got permission to park there that day, she ended up being harassed for it again.

A caller reported at 1:26 p.m. on Tuesday that his wife called him and reported their Tidewinds Terrace neighbors have a pool service and are draining their pool into the street. They stated the water washed up against their property and ruined the $3,000 landscape job they recently completed. Responding officers spoke to all parties and the pool company offered to take care of any landscape damage.

A caller reported at 3:26 p.m. on Tuesday that she is banned from the Village Market and has to send others over to pick up her cigarettes. She stated the clerk gives whoever she sends the wrong cigarettes on purpose and that she was going to shoot herself over it. Officers responded to the scene. She called back and apologized, stating she was not going to harm herself and she has no gun.

A caller reported at 3:51 p.m. on Tuesday that there was an inflatable dock on her beach near Naugus Avenue that doesn’t belong to her. Harbormaster checked it out and reported it looked like a kid’s toy raft and was not accessible because of the rocks.

A caller reported at 4:21 p.m. on Tuesday that she got a call from someone pretending to be from PayPal and was asking questions about her account. She stated she realized it was a scam and didn’t give them any information.

A caller reported at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday that he got a scam call from someone claiming to be from Social Security. He stated he gave them all of their information, including his Social Security number, and is now worried.

A caller reported at 6:29 p.m. on Tuesday that her car was keyed on Prospect Street.

An Uber driver called at 1:04 a.m. on Wednesday and stated a passenger refused to leave the vehicle on Creesy Street. Responding officers spoke to the passenger who stated she was supposed to be dropped off in Lynn. She ordered a Lyft to take her there.



A pedestrian was reportedly walking on the Causeway at 10:40 p.m. Sunday. 

A caller reported a car parked entirely on the sidewalk on Wharf Street at 3:32 p.m. Sunday. The caller was upset that her children had to walk on the street every day, which is very unsafe. She reported the children were almost struck by a car. Police ticketed the vehicle. 

A report of a small white truck speeding on the Causeway at 9:30 p.m. Sunday. 



Juan Silverio Lezcano Torres, 35, was summoned following a motor vehicle stop at 38 Forest and 2 Coleman streets on Monday at 7:52 p.m. for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. The car was towed by Todisco Towing.


Report of a hit and run crash at 7-Eleven at 79 Lowell St. on Sunday at 11:39 a.m.   

Multiple calls about a motor vehicle crash on Monday at 7:58 a.m. at 62 Franklin and 4 Perkins streets. Officer reports operator taken to Salem Hospital and both vehicles towed by Todisco Towing. 

Animal Control

Officer checked the well-being of a dog at 21 Parsons St. on Monday at 5:50 p.m. Officers spoke with the owner’s son who said they plan to buy a crate for the pet on Tuesday. He was told the dog would be removed from the home if they failed to care for the animal safely. Officer untied the rope from the dog and told the resident not to reattach.

Caller left a message for the animal control officer on Tuesday at 1:50 p.m. seeking information about a Chihuahua that is in custody. On callback, she was advised the dog was never in custody.


Caller reported a green pickup truck has unsecured wood in the vehicle’s bed at 230 Andover and 82 Prospect streets on Monday at 4:39 p.m. Officer was unable to locate the truck. 

Report of a heavy set white man making threats to kill with a knife in the backyard at 30-32 Granite St. on Monday at 4:45 p.m. Officer spoke with the man. He did not have a knife. He was upset but all is OK. 

Resident of 18 Hingston St. reported $300 worth of Dewalt equipment stolen from the bed of his truck on Monday at 5:41 p.m.  

Clerk at Gaeta’s Auto Service at 153 Newbury St. reported an intoxicated man was at the shop reporting he lost his wallet on Monday at 7:58 p.m. EMS en route. The man was evaluated by EMS and refused medical attention. He declined to provide information about the wallet and was driven to Motel 6 in Danvers.



A report of a motor vehicle accident at Forest Street and Milaon Drive at 3:14 p.m. Tuesday; at Jackson and Mountain avenues at 6:26 a.m. Wednesday. 


State Police reported an elderly woman walking in the breakdown lane of Route 1 at 2:01 p.m. Tuesday. 

A report of threats on Lincoln Avenue at 5:28 p.m. Tuesday. 


A report of shoplifting from Sears at Square One Mall on Broadway at 12:11 p.m. Tuesday; at 2:03 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering on Fairmount Avenue at 5 p.m.


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