Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 10-17-19

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. 



Cory Berard was arrested on a warrant charge of trespassing at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday. 

Christine Lerebours, 27, was arrested on a warrant at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday. 

Shalik Seri, of 160 Neptune Blvd., was arrested on a warrant charge of armed robbery at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday at Centre Street and Western Avenue; at 4:46 p.m. Tuesday at 193 Euclid Ave.; at 6:38 a.m. Wednesday at Union Hospital at 500 Lynnfield St.; at 8:38 a.m. Wednesday at Walnut Street Cafe at 157 Walnut St.; at 8:51 a.m. Wednesday at 66 Market Square; at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday at Santander Bank at 39 Exchange St.; at 1:53 p.m. Wednesday at Broadway and Euclid Avenue; at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday at Dartmouth and Lynnfield streets.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday on Adams Street; at 8:19 a.m. Wednesday at Cobbet Elementary School at 40 Franklin St. 


A report of an assault and battery at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday on Baldwin Street.

A report of an assault at 10:52 a.m. Wednesday at Stop & Shop on Washington Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday at 63 Lynnway; at 3:09 p.m. Tuesday at 63 Lynnway; at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday at 24 Mt. Vernon St. 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 9:22 p.m. Tuesday at 24 Trinity Ave.; at 6:56 a.m. Wednesday at 55 Harwood St. 


A report of an overdose at 2:06 p.m. Wednesday on Sagamore Street.


A report of a larceny at 12:16 p.m. Tuesday at 301 Essex St.; at 9:34 a.m. Wednesday at 12 Market St.; at 11:39 a.m. Wednesday at 171 Broadway.

A report of a motor vehicle theft at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday at 47 Harwood St. 

A report of a robbery at 9:58 a.m. Wednesday at 12 Market St. 


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday at 41 Market St. 



Minor motor vehicle crash reported at Starbucks at 420 Market St. on Tuesday at 12:04 p.m. Officer assisted with paperwork exchange. 


Fire alarm sounded at the Mormon Church at 400 Essex St. on Tuesday at 7:33 p.m. Fire Department reports the call was accidental.

Security company reported a false burglar alarm sounded by a delivery driver at Gaslight at 1100 Market St. on Wednesday at 6:53 a.m. Officer checked and everything was OK.


Caller from Main Street reported a motor vehicle with Massachusetts license plates tailgated her from Peabody on Tuesday at 1:48 p.m. No details provided. 

Detail officer on the traffic island at 462 South Broadway and 771 Salem St. reported a motor vehicle with a flat tire on Tuesday at 7:52 p.m. Officer  assisted moving vehicle into Donovan’s parking lot.

Caller reported a motor vehicle is blocking his driveway at 9 Locksley Road on Tuesday at 8:54 p.m. 

Medical Aid 

Ambulance requested at 751 Salem St. on Tuesday at 3:43 p.m. Patient taken to the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.

A 911 call was received on Wednesday at 1:39 a.m. from 33 Maplewood Road to take a young girl to the hospital. Patient taken to Beverly Hospital.



A report of a two-car minor motor vehicle crash on Washington Street at 2:37 p.m. on Tuesday.


A caller reported a man was taking photos near West Shore Drive and Intrepid Circle at 10:57 a.m. on Tuesday.

A caller reported property damage at Clifton Heights Lane at 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday.

A caller reported at 12:42 p.m. on Tuesday that he went to the Little Store on Green Street for lunch and the front door was open with no one around. Responding officers reported the oven was on and the store was unoccupied and it appeared an employee may have walked out. At 1:19 p.m., the store owner showed up.

A caller reported a child was in a tree on Auburndale Road at 5:10 p.m. on Tuesday. They stated the little girl went up about 20 feet and became stuck. Responding officers reported she was about 30 feet up and uninjured, but was stuck. By 5:39 p.m., she was lowered from the tree.



Motor vehicle crash involving a U.S. Post Office truck was reported at Long’s Jewelers at 35 Cross St. on Monday at 4:50 p.m. Officer reports the accident was minor and occurred on Violet Road.

Report of a motor vehicle crash at the Police Outreach Center on Andover Street on Monday at 5:20 p.m. Officer reported minor damage.

Motor vehicle crash reported at La Siesta at 3 Main St. on Tuesday at 11:47 a.m. Officer reports no injuries and no vehicles towed.

Animal Control

Report from a resident of 10 Scott Drive complained that her neighbor’s dog barks at her through a hole in the shared fence when she’s mowing her lawn, on Tuesday at 8:39 a.m. She wants the animal control officer to tell the neighbor to repair the hole. On callback, animal control officer said she cannot force the neighbor to patch up the hole in the fence, it’s a civil matter. She was also advised to stay away from the hole, if she was uncomfortable with the dog. Izzy is licensed and vaccinated against rabies.

Caller reported a stray rooster on Charles Street on Tuesday at 9:56 a.m. Animal control officer reports the rooster was transported to Borash Veterinary Clinic. 

Caller from 3 Sycamore Circle left a voicemail for the animal control officer on Tuesday at 8:39 a.m. requesting callback with confirmation that neither she, nor anyone in her family, did not come into direct contact with a sick raccoon. Caller reports there was no exposure to any human or pet. No further action required.


Caller from Lt. Ross Park on Johnson Street reports a man is taking pictures of kids on Monday at 3:29 p.m. Reporting party said the man was doing the same thing a few months ago. Caller said she will point the man out to police. Officer spoke with the reporting party and the man did not take pictures. He was sitting on a bench and when he was approached, he left the area on a bike. Officer will check the area for the man, whose name they had, but was unable to locate him. Officer spoke with the man’s relatives who said he was out for a bike ride. Officer will document.

Report of a black Chevrolet pickup blocking the driveway at Tannery Gardens at 111 Foster St. on Monday at 4:16 p.m. Officer located the owner who agreed to move the vehicle.

Caller from Pulaski Street reported a tan sedan inbound from Danvers operating erratically, stopping abruptly on Monday at 5:06 a.m. Officer checked the area but the car was gone upon arrival.

A 6-year-old boy was reported struck by a vehicle at 4 Whitney Drive and 11 Holden St. on Monday at 5:34 p.m. The child was conscious and alert and suffered an ankle injury and some cuts and bruises. Officer reports two children were struck while riding their bikes. One was taken to Salem Hospital by his parents and the other did not seek medical attention. Officer will document.

Employee from Champion’s Pub at 114 Foster St. reports staff is trying to remove an unruly customer on Monday at 6:29 p.m. The man is described as white, 5-feet-11-inches tall with tattoos. He was having a verbal argument with his girlfriend and left prior to police arrival. Officer will attempt to make contact with the customer to tell him he is not welcome in the pub.    

Homeowner from 120 Main St. reported someone dumped two couches in front of her home and they do not belong to any of her tenants. Officer reports the Department of Public Works was contacted and will remove the furniture.


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