Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 10-11-19

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. 



Sheneka Gumbs, 28, of 48 Howard St. Extension, Salem, was arrested and charged with open and gross lewdness and nighttime breaking and entering for a felony at 4:53 a.m. Thursday. 

Karen Kelly, 59, was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace and resisting arrest at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday at Edwards Court and Spencer Street; at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday at 585 Essex St.; at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday at 100 Park St.; at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday at 110 Park St.; at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday at North Common and Park streets; at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday at Stop & Shop at 35 Washington St.; at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday at 35 Washington St.; at 7:41 p.m. Wednesday at Bradford Road and Lynnfield Street; at 3:13 a.m. Thursday at Nahant Rotary at 1 Lynnway; at 7:23 a.m. Thursday at 61 Gertrude St.; at 11:02 a.m. Thursday at 969 Western Ave.; at 11:22 a.m. Thursday at Centre Street and Western Avenue.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 1:53 p.m. Wednesday at 255 Western Ave.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 4:13 p.m. Wednesday at 77 Chestnut St.; at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday at Lewis and New Ocean streets; at 8:36 p.m. Wednesday at 3 Lander St. 


A report of an assault and battery at 1:41 p.m. Wednesday at Fecteau Leary Middle School on North Common Street; at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday on Congress Street. 

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 6:52 p.m. Wednesday at 103 Broad St. 


A report of a larceny at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday at 127 Hamilton Ave. 


A report of vandalism at 10:47 a.m. Thursday at 83 Mall St. 



A walk-in reported at 10:39 a.m. on Wednesday that she was driving inbound on Atlantic Avenue earlier in the morning and her windshield was broken by a limb that fell from a tree.

A caller reported at 11:23 a.m. on Wednesday that her daughter’s car was rear ended on Lafayette Street.

A report of a motor vehicle crash on Pleasant Street at 12:14 a.m. on Thursday.


An Atlantic Avenue merchant called in at 9:19 a.m. on Wednesday and requested timed parking enforcement. They stated cars park out front all day long and have been doing so for months.

A caller reported at 11:43 a.m. on Wednesday that kids were doing wheelies in a parking lot on Pleasant Street. He stated when he told the kids he was calling the cops they all rode away.

A caller reported at 11:52 a.m. on Wednesday that a man with an SUV has been taking rocks from Devereux Beach on Ocean Avenue. She stated he was using a sled and made several trips with loads of rocks. Responding officers were unable to locate.

A walk-in reported at 2:35 p.m. on Wednesday that they received a call from someone requesting her to get them a $200 gift card to help her remove a virus from her computer. She stated she kept the man on the line and drove right to the police station.

A caller reported at 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday that a big overturned boat was in the harbor heading down toward the Causeway. No one was on board and the boat was secured by 5:15 p.m.

A walk-in reported at 6:23 p.m. on Wednesday that she left her pocketbook in her car and someone stole it. She stated it was there around noon and the car was in her driveway the whole time. By 6:37 p.m., an officer found the bag.

A caller reported a hissing raccoon in her Glendale Road backyard at 7:18 a.m. on Thursday. She was advised to call Mass Wildlife.



Lisa Ramos, 52, of 286 Newbury St., Apt. 151, was arrested on Wednesday at 7:35 a.m. following a report of a domestic disturbance and charged with domestic assault and battery on a pregnant victim.

Jacob Brandon Szelag, 26, of 154 Newbury St., Apt. 11, was arrested as a courtesy for another police department at New England Homes at 154 Newbury St. and charged with a domestic incident in Danvers on Wednesday at 5:17 p.m.  He was served a restraining order while in custody.


Olgert Vija, 36, of 2 Dane St., was summoned following a motor vehicle crash at 243 Washington St. and 1 Allens Lane for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on Tuesday at 4:35 p.m.

Jose Quirindongo-Rive, 31, was summoned on Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. following a motor vehicle stop at Todisco at 192 Main and 2 Howley streets for operating an uninsured, unregistered motor vehicle with an expired license. Vehicle towed by Todisco.

Meagan E. Hanlon, 29, of 8 Abby Ellen Lane, was summoned on Wednesday at 11:38 p.m. following a motor vehicle stop at 272 Washington and 3 Colfax streets for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and no inspection sticker, insurance and an expired license. The vehicle was towed by Four-Star Towing.

Animal Control

Caller left a voicemail message for the animal control officer about a dog barking for more than 45 minutes in a white van in the parking lot at Shaw’s Supermarket at 6 Allens Lane on Wednesday at 11:14 a.m. Officer reports the small apricot Poodle appeared to be in good health and a water bowl was on the floor. No action required. 

Report of a male pitbull mix, medium build with tan-green eyes and no collar found at 4 Lenox Road on Wednesday at 5:11 p.m. Officer reports services rendered.

Caller reports feral cat she has been feeding for years has fish hook embedded in her leg on Thursday at 8:35 a.m. She is asking for help in treating the injury. Officer contacted feral cat rescuer who is willing to assist and contact information was passed along.  



A caller reported parking at the Route 1 McDonald’s on Wednesday at 2:42 p.m. and sustaining damage to his vehicle door after another opened her car door. Police spoke to the other driver who said wind blew her door into the other vehicle. Both drivers were advised to contact their insurance companies. 

Police responded to a report of a verbal altercation between drivers in the Bed Bath and Beyond parking lot on Route 1 on Wednesday at 4:16 p.m.


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