Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 11-5-19

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. 



Boris Bukach, of 26 Garland St., was arrested on a warrant charge of malicious wanton property defacement at 10:40 a.m. Monday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:38 p.m. Sunday at 50 Johnson St.; at 3:41 p.m. Sunday on Camden Street; at 4:32 p.m. Sunday at Boston and Myrtle streets; at 5:03 p.m. Sunday at 145 Lewis St.; at 5:42 p.m. Sunday at 82 Laighton St.; at 7:39 p.m. Sunday at 725 Western Ave.; at 6:23 a.m. Monday at Sagamore and Washington streets. 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 10:42 p.m. Monday at 2 Breed Terrace.


A report of an assault at 2:44 a.m. Monday on Washington Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 12:39 p.m. Sunday at 27 Whiting St.; at 10:59 p.m. Sunday at Cobbet Place and Franklin Street; at 7:42 a.m. Monday on Oakwood Avenue.


A report of an opiate overdose at 8:11 a.m. Monday on Franklin Street.


A report of a larceny at 4:46 p.m. Sunday at 57 Collins St.; at 10:16 p.m. Sunday at Walmart at 780 Lynnway; at 10:37 a.m. Monday at 26 Washington St.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 1 p.m. Sunday at 31 Madison St.; at 3:27 p.m. Sunday at 93 Alley St.; at 4:58 p.m. Sunday at 72 Franklin St. 

A report of vandalism at 10:08 a.m. Monday at 51 Collins St. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 9:22 a.m. Friday at Olde Town Market at 5 PO Square; at 12:25 p.m. Saturday at Perkins at 278 Lowell St.; at 2:49 p.m. Sunday at Christmas Tree Shop at 28 S Broadway.


A report of a suspicious auto at 5:15 p.m. Saturday on Kimball Lane. A caller reported a car was parked on Kimball Lane and the driver appeared to be suspicious.

A suspicious auto was reported at 9:47 a.m. Sunday at 99 Restaurant at 317 Salem St. A caller reported a car had been parked in the lot since Friday. Police reported the car was secured and the manager would contact the owner. 



A report of identity theft at 2:28 p.m. Sunday on Sapphire Avenue. 

A caller reported there were construction vehicles “right up to the curb” and said it made it difficult to see around the corner at 7:40 a.m. Monday. 



Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Sylvan Street on Sunday at 8:45 a.m. A hit and run accident reported at Washington Street and Clement Avenue on Sunday at 4:24 p.m. A report of a bicyclist striking and damaging a vehicle on Barry Street on Sunday at 3:56 p.m. Bicyclist fled the scene. A report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident at Veterans Memorial High School on Sunday at 12:03 p.m. An accident at 205 Washington St. on Sunday at 10:11 a.m. 


Police received a report of a credit card theft from the Holiday Inn on Sunday at 5:20 p.m. A report of decorative lights stolen from an Antrim Road home on Saturday between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.


Police received a report of illegal dumping at the Peabody Municipal Light Plant on Warren Street extension on Sunday at 4:37 p.m. 



Police received a report of a male who damaged his brother’s vehicle with a knife on Founders Way on Monday at 6:41 a.m.


Police responded to a report of a three-car motor vehicle accident at Winter and Chestnut streets on Sunday at 1:24 p.m. Police responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury in the vicinity of 395 Main St. on Sunday at 1:03 a.m. with two people transported to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.


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