Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 11-18-19

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. 



Juan Tomas Lopez-Ramirez, 44, of 217 Euclid Ave., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and OUI liquor at 5:46 p.m. Saturday. 

Edinson Percel-Stclair, 26, of 8 Northern Ave., was arrested and charged with drug possession with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at 4:47 p.m. Friday.

Anthony Vega, 33, of 27 N Franklin St., was arrested and charged with carrying a firearm without a license, carrying a loaded firearm weapon, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card and on warrant charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 11:42 p.m. Saturday. 

Axel Zacarias, 26, of 149 Franklin St., Apt. 4, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle/trailer, number plate violation to conceal ID, alcohol from an open container in a motor vehicle and on warrant charges of two counts of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no inspection sticker, miscellaneous equipment violation, refusing to identify self and marked lanes violation at 7:23 p.m. Saturday. 


A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 12:51 a.m. Friday at 83 Victory Road; at 11:19 p.m. Saturday at Lynnway Tools at 508 Lynnway; at 11:41 p.m. Saturday at 220 Broadway.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:57 a.m. Friday at Walden Street and Western Avenue; at 7:37 a.m. Friday at 334 Walnut St.; at 11:17 a.m. Friday at Nahant and W Baltimore streets; at 11:29 a.m. Friday at 195 Market St.; at 1:54 p.m. Friday at Eastern Avenue and Superior Street; at 3:07 p.m. Friday at Chestnut and Maple streets; at 9:43 p.m. Friday at 1 Tracy Ave.; at 9:47 p.m. Friday at Henry Avenue and Washington Street; at 10:19 p.m. Friday at Walgreens at 21 Joyce St.; at 12:35 a.m. Saturday at 25 Hanover St.; at 3:42 a.m. Saturday at 30 Union St.; at 9:12 a.m. Saturday at 760 Western Ave.; at 9:13 a.m. Saturday at 47 Richardson Road; at 11:28 a.m. Saturday at Essex Street and Rogers Avenue; at 12:59 p.m. Saturday at 80 Market St.; at 1:11 p.m. Saturday at 567 Chestnut St.; at 1:25 p.m. Saturday at 98 Market St.; at 4:50 p.m. Saturday at 41 Sutton St.; at 12:23 a.m. Sunday at Shorey and Union streets. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 2:17 p.m. Saturday at N Common and Park streets. 


A report of an assault at 7:05 a.m. Friday on North Common Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 6:57 a.m. Friday at 234 Essex St.; at 5:44 p.m. Friday at 61 Grove St. 

A report of a breaking and entering at 5:01 a.m. Sunday at Dunkin’ Donuts at 577 Walnut St. 


A report of a gunshot at 2:54 a.m. Saturday at 78 Grant St.; at 2:59 a.m. Saturday at 81 Grant St.; at 8:13 p.m. Saturday at 150 Essex St. 


A report of an overdose at 1:49 p.m. Friday on Fernwood Avenue.

A report of an opiate overdose at 10:10 p.m. Saturday on Wyman Street.


A report of motor vehicle theft at 10:38 a.m. Friday at 68 Superior St.; at 2:10 a.m. Saturday on Andrew Street.

A report of a larceny at 11:09 a.m. Friday at 43 Apple St.; at 11:54 a.m. Friday at 110 S Common St.; at 6:42 p.m. Friday at 805 Boston St.; at 8:56 a.m. Saturday at 108 Western Ave.; at 5:04 p.m. Saturday at 301 Essex St.; at 5:29 p.m. Saturday at Walmart at 780 Lynnway.


A report of vandalism at 6:23 p.m. Friday at 2A Oakland Ave.; at 4:37 p.m. Saturday at 2A Oakland Ave. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 1:41 p.m. Friday on Atlantic Avenue; at 4:41 p.m. Friday at Washington and Hawkes streets. 


A report of suspicious activity at 5 p.m. Friday on Central Street. A caller reported a strange man knocked on her door and was acting irrationally. She thought the man was under the influence. The man was reportedly asking her questions about the Chinese restaurant and then walked toward Atlantic Avenue.

A report of a disturbance at 12:27 a.m. Saturday on Pleasant Street. Neighbors reported a domestic dispute between a man and a woman. The woman could reportedly be heard yelling, “stop, don’t hit me.” Police reported the dispute was a parking issue where people park everywhere behind the residence. There was dog feces in the parking area and the woman yelled at the man, telling him not to touch her because she had stepped in dog feces. 

A caller reported an erratic driver at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Lafayette and Maple streets. The caller described the car as a “small piece of junk” red and white in color. 

A report of suspicious activity at 6:28 p.m. Saturday on Foss Terrace. A caller reported there were people across the street in the house, but didn’t think there should be because the residents were recently evicted. Police spoke with the homeowner who said they had been evicted but had not been issued “no trespassing” letters yet. The person on scene was the homeowner’s mother. 

A large group of kids going through yards and leaning on a car was reported at 10:01 p.m. Saturday on Walnut Street. 


A report of an outside fire at 10:06 p.m. Friday on Devereux Terrace. A neighbor reported an outside fire that appeared to be on his porch possibly from a fire pit. Sparks were reportedly going everywhere. Police reported the homeowner put out the fire. 


A report of vandalism at 7:59 a.m. Saturday on Cliff Street. A woman reported the windshield and bumper had been ripped off of her car. 



Katie Ann Garcia, 35, of 4 Lincoln St., Apt. 1, Lynn, was arrested and charged with Class A drug possession at 1:02 a.m. Saturday. 

Robert Vargas, 49, of 14 ½ Pond St., Lynn, was arrested and charged with Class A drug possession at 1:02 a.m. Saturday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 5:36 p.m. Friday at 224 Lynn St. A deer was struck by a vehicle. The DPW responded. 

A motor vehicle crash was reported at 8:52 a.m. Saturday at All Pro Detailing at 241 Newbury St. 


A well-being check was performed at 12:28 p.m. Saturday on Lowell Street after a caller reported a man and a woman fighting in a car. Police reported the people inside the car were playing around while listening to music. 


A report of a larceny at 4:50 p.m. Friday at Brothers Roast Beef and Seafood at 89 Foster St. A caller reported his wallet was stolen while he was at the business. His debit and credit cards were used at GameStop in Saugus.


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