Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 11-9-19

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. 



Mario Wright, 33, was arrested and charged with possession of a class B drug, assault and battery on a police officer, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and an ordinance violation of a possible knife with a blade at 11:24 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash at Cobbet Elementary, 40 Franklin St., at 2:34 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at Lynnway Auto Sales, 295 Lynnway, at 3:25 p.m. on Thursday; at 280 Union St. at 4:39 p.m. on Thursday; at Silsbee Street and Union Street at 5:20 p.m. on Thursday; at 817 Summer St. at 10:20 p.m. on Thursday; at 433 Western Ave. at 7:08 a.m. on Friday; at Chatham Street and Marianna Street at 7:52 a.m. on Friday; at Boston Street and Cottage Street at 9:40 a.m. on Friday; at Bennett Street and Commercial Street at 12:15 p.m. on Friday.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at Hanover Street and Washington Street at 5:20 p.m. on Thursday; at Chatham Street and Essex Street at 5:50 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of an assault at Family Dollar, 200 Union St., at 5:59 p.m. on Thursday; at 92 Lafayette Pk. at 8:21 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of an assault and battery at Flax Pond Park, 655 Chestnut St., at 6:47 p.m. on Thursday.

Breaking & Entering

A report of a breaking and entering at 54 Fair Oaks Ave. at 12:48 a.m. on Friday.


A report of threats made at 75 Conomo Ave. at 2:55 p.m. on Thursday.

A report of an unwelcome guest at 201 Essex St. at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday.


A report of a possible overdose on Union Street at 9:32 a.m. on Friday.


A report of a larceny at 111 Birch St. at 10:24 a.m. on Friday.

A report of shoplifting at 86 Newhall St. at 12:44 p.m. on Friday.



A Wyman Way resident reported a suspicious person was ringing her doorbell Friday at 6:53 a.m. Police determined he had worked on the house the day before and had left something behind. 

Medical Aid

An Essex Village resident called requesting medical aid at 4:48 a.m. on Friday. The patient was transported to Lahey Clinic in Peabody.



A caller reported at 12:59 p.m. on Thursday that their car was hit while parked on Sewall Street.


A caller reported at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday that cars headed inbound on Humphrey Street were running the red light at Bailey Square. They stated they just watched three cars run the light. Responding officers arrived to monitor the traffic.

A caller reported at 9:09 a.m. on Thursday that the staff at a business on Lafayette Street were “telling her rotten lies.” She stated she is looking to retain an attorney to “sue the pants off the facility.” Responding officers advised her this was not a police matter.

A caller reported at 6 p.m. on Thursday that a vehicle was parked in his Chestnut Street driveway. He stated he doesn’t know who it belongs to and he was upset. Responding officers were able to contact the vehicle’s owner and get it moved.

A caller reported at 10:04 p.m. on Thursday that a vehicle in an Allerton Place parking lot was making a lot of noise. Responding officers reported the noise was a generator coming from a sewage van.


Medical aid

A Home Street caller reported Friday at 1:32 p.m. a man might be having a heart attack. The man was transported to Beverly Hospital.

A Granite Street caller reported Friday at 1:23 that a woman might be having a heart attack. The woman was transported to Salem Hospital.

An Oakland Road caller reported at 11:25 a.m on Friday that she was not feeling well. She was transported to Salem Hospital.

A Home Street caller reported a fall on Friday at 10:03 a.m. Patient was transported to Beverly Hospital.


A caller reported a hit and run accident Friday at 9:51 a.m. at the Stop & Shop Supermarket on Howley Street. Police investigated and documented the incident.

A caller reported a motor vehicle accident on Dearborn Road Thursday at 10:22. A party was transported to an area hospital. A female operator was issued a citation for a stop sign violation.


A caller reported there was a fight in the Sonic Drive-In parking lot Thursday at 11:39 p.m. Police responded and determined it was a dispute between an employee and customer and did not require police action.

A caller reported there were two teenagers on scooters trespassing at Upton Manor Thursday at 5:55 p.m.  Police sent the parties on their way. 


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