Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 10-22-19

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. 



Armando Acosta, 23, of 31 Nichols St., was arrested and charged with interfering with a police officer at 7:50 p.m. Sunday. 

Tonya Campbell, 41, of 15 Story Ave., was arrested on a warrant charge of malicious damage to a motor vehicle at 7:50 p.m. Sunday. 


A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 7:50 p.m. Sunday at 6 Tarmey Lane.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:31 p.m. Sunday at 60 Eastern Ave.; at 3:54 p.m. Sunday at 87 Marianna St.; at 4:14 p.m. Sunday at 96 Marianna St.; at 7:53 a.m. Monday at 51 Market St.; at 8:12 a.m. Monday at Broadway and Wyoma Street; at 8:32 a.m. Monday on Wyoma Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 1:42 a.m. Monday at 73 New Park St. 


A report of an opiate overdose at 4:09 p.m. Sunday on Chatham Street.


A report of a larceny at 3:03 p.m. Sunday at 21 Beacon Hill Ave.; at 5:41 p.m. Sunday at Johnny’s Market at 33

Lynnway; at 6:16 p.m. Sunday at  95 Hanover St.; at 7:38 p.m. Sunday at 14 Sheridan St. 

A report of motor vehicle theft at 5:16 p.m. Sunday at 15 Union St.; at 10:21 a.m. Monday at 36 Rogers Ave. 



Robert H. Arakelow, 43, of 22 Jefferson St., Haverhill, was summoned on Friday at 8:50 a.m. following multiple reports of a road rage incident with both parties out of their vehicles in a fight at 1 Mouton Drive at 570 South Broadway and charged with assault and battery. 


False burglar alarm at Huckleberry Hill School at 5 Knoll Road on Saturday at 12:26 a.m. 

A 911 hangup call was received from 64 Pillings Pond on Saturday at 10:02 a.m. Officer spoke with caller and confirmed it was an accident. 

Accidental burglar alarm sounded at 7 Stafford Road on Sunday at 6:50 a.m.

Integrated Security reported an accidental burglar alarm at Eastern Bank at 45 Salem St. on Sunday at 1:40 p.m. 

Electric Security reported burglar alarm at 8 Temple Road on Sunday at 3:22 p.m. 

Security company reported burglar alarm at the U.S. Post Office at 598 Salem St. on Sunday at 6:57 p.m. Officer checked post office, and everything was secure. When checking property noticed the Ciampa Dance Studio door was unsecure, could not secure outside door. Officer locked an interior door.

Burglar alarm reported at 5 Melch Road on Sunday at 10:39 p.m. 


Caller reported a suspicious man in The Savings Bank parking lot at 1105 Summer St. on Saturday at 11:41 a.m. Suspect is described as a bearded white man without a shirt, wearing sunglasses and has a buck knife on his belt and is driving a white motor vehicle. Officer checked the lot and the area and found nothing. 

Caller reported a motor vehicle with Massachusetts license plate 8CN736 pulled in behind the William Raveis building at 932 Lynnfield St. on Saturday at 2:14 p.m. and three occupants exited the vehicle and walked into the woods. Officer reports the vehicle was at the rotary upon arrival, checked with caller, no apparent crime committed. There is a boarded-up building behind the office and no entry appeared to be gained. 

Lost child reported at MarketStreet mall on Sunday at 3:32 p.m. Officer reports child found by grandmother. 

Officer wanted on Sunday at 5:01 p.m. at the Wakefield Elks Club at 63 Bay State Road. No details given.

Erratic driver reported in the driveway at 1026 Summer St. on Sunday at 10:27 p.m. 

Medical Aid 

Ambulance requested on Friday at 4:19 p.m. at Center Golf Course at 165 Summer St. Patient taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington.

Lahey Health Center at 1350 Market St. requested an ambulance on Friday at 7:42 a.m. Patient taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington.

Resident of 46 Oakridge Terrace requested an ambulance on Saturday at 1:29 p.m. Patient was taken to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington.

Ambulance requested at 900 Lynnfield St., Apt. U-20 on Saturday at 3:09 p.m. Patient taken to Salem Hospital.

Caller from 4 Willowdale Drive requested an ambulance on Saturday at 6:38 p.m. Patient was taken to the hospital.

Request for an ambulance at 4 Lantern Lane on Monday at 7:30 a.m. for an infant possibly choking. Infant could be heard crying in the background on the call. Rescue engine dispatched, services rendered, no EMS needed.



Richard D. Magnarelli III, 34, of 150 Bellevue Road, Lynn, was arrested for disorderly conduct following a report of a disturbance on Spring Street on Sunday at 1:38 a.m.  


Motor vehicle crash reported on Forest Street on Saturday at 7:40 p.m. Officer reports the incident was investigated. No details given.

Report of a multi-vehicle motor vehicle crash at 231 Lowell St. on Sunday at 8:50 a.m. Operator of vehicle with Massachusetts license plate 5YL188 was given a written warning. Officer reports no injuries. 

Hit and run crash reported on Sunday at 10:58 a.m. at 51 Andover St. and 2 Andover Drive with possible Massachusetts plate 8GN870 fleeing toward Danvers. Officer reported it was a road rage incident. The other vehicle was described as a white Kia with a female driver.


Well-being check requested on Saturday at 3:05 p.m. for a man yelling out of a window at the group home at 120 Russell St. Caller believes he is locked in. Officer reports no issue. Staff on scene taking care of the resident.

Walk-in reported a motor vehicle was stolen from the Newbury Street Inn on Saturday at 5:43 p.m. Police said Donna Dangelo called to report they located the car in Lynn. Vehicle was cleared from the National Crime Information Center and the Criminal Justice Information Services.  

Caller from Northfield Properties at 65 Main St., Apt. 305 reports his tool box was stolen on Saturday at 7:36 p.m. Officer reports a tool box was stolen with $200 worth of equipment inside. Officer will document box was stolen from St. Johns parking lot.

Walk-in reported a past assault at the Northshore Mall at 210 Andover St. on Saturday at 8 p.m. Officer will document.

A 15-year-old called police to report he is hiding from his mother in the backyard at 14 Elm St. after a disturbance on Saturday at 9:18 p.m. Officer reports all in order.

Loud party reported in the backyard at 21 Paul Ave. on Saturday at 10:39 p.m. Officer reports party will be over for the night. Report from a resident of 172 Lynn St. who reports they’ve been receiving strange phone calls. The caller has a private number and is using a voice changer on Saturday at 10:55 p.m. Officer spoke to the reporting party and learned it was a friend playing a prank. 

Uber driver reports his customers are causing a disturbance in his car at Andover Street at Route 128 South on Sunday at 1:01 a.m. Officer reports the dispute has been resolved.

Caller from 8 Crowninshield St. reports two vehicles parked in the rear of the second parking with teenagers urinating on the fence and making noise on Sunday at 1:42 a.m. Officer reports teens sent on their way. 

Suspicious man reported running up and down Howard Avenue in a black sweatshirt on Sunday at 1:50 a.m. Officer checked the area and the suspect was gone.

Lynn Police Department recovered a motor vehicle with Florida plate LL29 at Wendy’s at 116 Boston St. The vehicle was towed by Fleming’s Towing. There was no damage. Dennis Landry was driving the vehicle and was arrested on Sunday at 8:46 a.m. The business is closed for the day and police were unable to notify the business that the vehicle was recovered. A note was left on the paperwork to contact the business on Oct. 21 during business hours to inform them that the vehicle was recovered.



John J. Griffin, 33, of East Falmouth, was arrested on various warrants on Sunday at 9:57 a.m. and charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle.

Michael Siciliano, 22, of Stoneham, was arrested on warrants and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and possession of a Class E substance on Sunday at 6:32 a.m.


Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle rollover on Adams Avenue on Sunday at 9:39 p.m. Driver sustained minor injuries, according to police.

Police and fire crews responded on Sunday at 3:51 p.m. to Route 1 South for a report of a disabled bus. 

Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident and leaving the scene of an accident at Kowloon Restaurant on Saturday at 10:02 p.m. An individual involved in the accident was transported by emergency medical personnel to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.


A resident reported to police on Sunday that his backpack and wallet were stolen on Oct. 12 in the Lincoln Avenue area.

A woman reported to police on Sunday that sometime in the last two weeks $9,000 went missing from her bank account.


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