Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 1-29-20

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. 



Andrea Day, 36, of 16 Flint St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 10:55 a.m. Monday. 

Magdiel Galeano, 36, of 8 Carnes St., was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and special speeding violation at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday. 

Angel Perez, 29, of 91 Chestnut St., was arrested and charged with two counts of Class B drug possession subsequent offense at 12:46 p.m. Monday. 

Kevin Perez-Lorenzo, of 34 Eade St., was arrested on warrant charges of heroin/morphine/opium trafficking, conspiracy to violate the drug law, trespassing, Class A drug distribution and trespassing at 12:37 p.m. Tuesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2:21 p.m. Monday at Boston Street and Rollin Avenue; at 3:54 p.m. Monday at 272 Maple St.; at 5 p.m. Monday at Alley and Commercial streets; at 5:25 p.m. Monday at 372 Chatham St.; at 5:26 p.m. Monday at Holyoke and Myrtle streets; at 5:45 p.m. Monday at Tucker Street and Western Avenue; at 8:21 p.m. Monday at CVS at 509 Eastern Ave.; at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday at Buffum and Oxford streets. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 5:08 p.m. Monday at 121 High Rock St.; at 5:08 a.m. Tuesday at Boston and Cottage streets; at 1:17 p.m. Tuesday at 826 Boston St. 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 5:59 p.m. Monday at 372 Chatham St. 


A report of an assault at 11:18 a.m. Monday on Neptune Boulevard. 

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 7:28 a.m. Tuesday at 150 South St. 


A report of an overdose at 12:38 p.m. Monday on Olive Street. 


A report of a larceny at 3:12 p.m. Monday at 13 Alice Ave.; at 8:11 p.m. Monday at 604 Essex St.; at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at Andrea’s Liquors at 780 Washington St. 

A report of motor vehicle theft at 6:38 p.m. Monday at 28 Michigan Ave.; at 8:34 p.m. Monday at 25 Phillips Ave.; at 12:27 p.m. Tuesday at 777 Lynnway. 


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 9:03 a.m. Tuesday at 555 Western Ave. 



A caller at 8:58 p.m. Monday reported two vehicles were blocking her driveway on Summer Street and she was unable to access her driveway. Responding unit reported all vehicles were parked legally. 

A caller at 9 a.m. Monday reported he was upset at AAA because AAA wouldn’t tow his vehicle until he paid his bill. The caller said he wanted it documented that he doesn’t like the practices of AAA. 


Police received a walk-in report at 3:56 p.m. Monday of bank fraud. Officers took down information.  

Well-being Check

Police received a walk-in visit at 4:16 p.m. Monday from a female party who reported her friend was having a health episode and needed help. She said her friend may have left in a white Volkswagen. The missing party’s sister called at 7:07 to report her relative was back at the house, screaming and yelling. Units responded and transported the woman to Salem Hospital. 



A caller at 12:36 p.m. Monday reported her vehicle had been struck in the parking lot at the Walmart on Broadway. The responding officer reported the caller will be handling the incident with Walmart since it appeared the car was struck by a shopping cart.


Police received a call at 8:23 Monday from a man who reported a male and female having an argument on Birch Street. Dispatched officers spoke with the parties and determined it was a verbal argument. 

A caller at 7:12 p.m. Monday reported he was threatened by an unknown male who rang his apartment and was buzzed into the building. The caller said the unknown party called him out to fight and then left the premises. Dispatched officers spoke with all parties and reported peace had been restored. 

Police received a call at 4:58 p.m. Monday from a man reporting a female party was outside his apartment door on Newhall Avenue calling him a pedophile. Officers were dispatched and reported peace had been restored for the moment as the female party returned to her apartment. 

DPW Complaint

Officers received a call at 6:42 p.m. Monday about a tree branch that was blocking the entire street on Felton Street. DPW was contacted about the obstruction.  



A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 11:46 a.m. Monday at Five Guys at 980 Paradise Road.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:01 p.m. Monday at 331 Paradise Road. 


A report of suspicious activity at 12:19 a.m. Tuesday at 100 Burrill St. 


A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 6 p.m. Monday at 87 Bates Road.


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