Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 1-3-20

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.



Ricardo Bratini-Perez, 21, of 29 Morris St., was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, unlawful possession of ammo without a firearm identification card, drug possession with intent to distribute and on warrant charges of armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping and threat to commit a crime at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday. 

Ramon Cushman Ortiz, 32, of 574 Central Ave., Dover, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday.

Tyrone Felton, 37, of 41 Grant St., was arrested and charged with failure to signal, Class B drug possession with intent to distribute, Class D drug possession with intent to distribute, and motor vehicle not meeting safety standards at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday. 

Marco Gomez Lopez, 30, of 522 Western Ave., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, OUI liquor, leaving the scene of property damage, failure to wear a seat belt, failure to stop for police, and reckless operation of a motor vehicle at 8:33 p.m. Tuesday.  

Karen Laramie, of 2 Rodgers Ave., was arrested on a warrant charge of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license at 7:53 p.m. Wednesday. 

Jonathan Robinson, 23, of 50 Andrew St., was arrested and charged with violation of the open container law at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday. 

Antonio Taveras, 30, of 33 Endicott St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery on a family/household member, attempted arson of a dwelling/house, assault and battery with a restraining order in effect, and on warrant charges of OUI liquor and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 9:23 a.m. Wednesday. 

Willis Taveras was arrested on a warrant charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. 

Marcelo Tomas Gomez, of 545 Western Ave., was arrested on a warrant charge of assault and battery at 12:04 p.m. Thursday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:54 a.m. Tuesday at 12:54 a.m. Tuesday at 841 Western Ave.; at 7:36 a.m. Tuesday at Ford and Maple streets; at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Franklin Street and Western Avenue; at 10:53 a.m. Tuesday at Lawton and Western avenues; at 1:19 p.m. Tuesday at 3 Market Square; at 1:21 p.m. Tuesday at Market Square and South Common Street; at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday at 19 Western Ave.; at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday at 540 Lynnway; at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday at 36 Bay State Road; at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday at 30 Arlington St.; at 12:11 a.m. Wednesday on Lynnway; at 2:58 a.m. Wednesday at Murphy and Western avenues; at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday at Chestnut and Maple streets; at 6:19 a.m. Thursday at Lynnfield Street and Regina Road; at 6:50 a.m. Thursday at 118 Cottage St.; at 8:41 a.m. Thursday at Federal Street and Western Avenue; at 12:53 p.m. Thursday at South and Summer streets.   

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday at 603 Boston St. 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall Square and Market Street; at 7:36 p.m. Tuesday at 103 Franklin St.; at 6:13 a.m. Wednesday at 10 Light St.  


A report of an assault and battery at 5:02 p.m. Wednesday on Chestnut Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday at 330 Lynnway; at 2:37 a.m. Wednesday at 34 Munroe St.


A report of a gunshot at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday on Dexter Street; at 11:13 p.m. Tuesday at 333 Chatham St.; at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday at Broadway and Conomo Avenue. 


A report of an overdose at 12:43 a.m. Tuesday on Broadway; at 4:06 p.m. Tuesday on Breed Street; at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday at Broadway and Chestnut Street 

A report of an opiate overdose at 11:43 a.m. Tuesday on Cook Street 


A report of a robbery at 1:37 a.m. Thursday on Market Street.

A report of a larceny at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday at Planet Fitness at 50 Boston St.; at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday at 20 Neptune Blvd.; at 2:51 p.m. Tuesday at 121 North Common St.; at 3:38 p.m. Tuesday at 10 Munroe St.; at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at Century North Shore Bank at 2 State St.


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 4 p.m. Tuesday at 34 Nahant St.; at 11:21 a.m. Wednesday at 100 Lewis St.


Medical aid

A report of a woman at a Suntaug Street residence who was unable to feel her legs Thursday at 5:52 a.m. The woman was transported to Salem Hospital.

A 911 caller reported a man on Ramsdell Way was having seizures Thursday at 4:43 a.m. The man was transported to Lahey in Burlington.

A 911 caller reported a Wing Road resident had fallen and needed help Thursday at 2:03 a.m. The woman was transported to Lahey in Burlington. 



A caller reported an unwanted person was walking on his beach at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday on Harbor Avenue. The woman was moved along by police. 

A report of a disturbance at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday on Bayview Road. Police reported yelling could be heard in the background of a 911 call. The caller later reported a friend refused to give her back her car keys. Police reported the problem was resolved. 


A caller reported flames in the fireplace that were causing heavy smoke in the residence at 5:33 p.m. Wednesday on Waldron Street. Police reported the fire was extinguished before their arrival and the house was ventilated. 



Rosie Hurst, 57, of Dorchester, was summoned for charges of larceny under $1,200 and possession of a burglarious instrument. 


A caller returned home from a wedding at 12:34 a.m. Wednesday and called police to report his residence on Brentwood Drive had been broken into. Dispatched officers reported a bottle of vodka and a bluetooth speaker had been stolen. 

A woman walked into the station at 12:50 p.m. Thursday to report the theft of a package that was supposed to be delivered to her residence on Allen Road. 

The owners of Four Star Service, Inc. called the station at 12:04 p.m. Thursday to report that $1,200-worth of tools were taken out of a Ford truck that was towed and stored by Four-Star. An investigation in ongoing. 

Citizen Assist

A woman called the office at 7:09 a.m. Thursday to report her daughter had taken her credit card from her wallet and was still on the scene. Officers were dispatched to the home on Norfolk Avenue. The card was returned and peace was restored. 

A resident on Silverleaf Way called the office at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday to report a woman was attempting to get inside the building. The caller believed the woman lived there. The woman was assisted back into the apartment. 


Police received a report at 2:22 p.m. Wednesday of a minor motor vehicle accident on Lowell Street eastbound. Responding officer reported there was a paper exchange and no further action was necessary. 

Officers received a report at 6:41 p.m. Tuesday of a two-car accident with no injuries on on Main Street. The operator of motor vehicle one was issued a written warning for failure to yield right of way.  


A caller reported suspicious activity on Herbert Avenue Thursday at 10:57 a.m. Party was gone on officers’ arrival.

A report of a hazardous pothole/sinkhole on Winona Street Thursday at 10:29 a.m. DPW to handle the matter.

Officers received a call at 2:45 a.m. Thursday from someone who reported a dog had been barking for three hours near Blackstone Street. Officers spoke to the owner and the dog was brought in. 

Police received a report at 7:36 p.m. Wednesday of a white van parked on the sidewalk on Paleologos Street. Officers checked the area but found no vehicles parked on the sidewalk. 

Police received a call at 9 a.m. Wednesday about a white male on Central Street laying on his horn and yelling for another party to come outside. Dispatched officers determined the man was waiting for his daughter who had already left. 

A call was made at 5:54 p.m. Tuesday for a motor vehicle accident with an airbag deployment on Lake Shore Road. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. 

Police received a report of a two-car accident at 4:33 p.m. Tuesday with no injuries on Lowell Street. 

Motor Vehicle Violations

A motor vehicle operator on Main Street was given a verbal warning for a red light violation at 7:25 p.m. Wednesday. 

Police issued a verbal warning at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday to a motor vehicle operator with a covered license plate on Washington Street. 

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