Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 3-25-20

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.



Craig Collins, of 34 Williams Ave., was arrested on a warrant charge of parole/probation violation at 9:50 p.m. Monday. 

Isandro Lopes, 36, of 80 Sagamore St., was arrested and charged with larceny from a building and trespassing at 11:14 p.m. Monday. 

Rodolfo Ramirez, 21, of 490 Lake Ave., Manchester, was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of property damage, OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, alcohol from an open container in a motor vehicle and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 8:19 p.m. Monday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 9:35 a.m. Monday at 50 Hamilton Ave.; at 11:39 a.m. Monday at South Street and Western Avenue; at 6 p.m. Monday at Chestnut Street and Western Avenue; at 7:16 p.m. Monday at Federal Street and Western Avenue; at 7:47 p.m. Monday at Boston and Washington streets; at 7:49 p.m. Monday at 56 Baltimore St.; at 8:14 a.m. Tuesday at 17 Barrett St.

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 5:06 p.m. Monday at 55 Cottage St.; at 5:07 p.m. Monday at 72 Hood St.


A report of vandalism at 4:35 p.m. Monday at 334A Western Ave. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:30 p.m. Monday on Farrell Court. A caller reported a Housing Authority van struck a parked car. 


A report of vandalism at 4:31 p.m. Monday on Green Street. A caller reported he was having an ongoing issue with his neighbor. The neighbor reportedly threw a branch back over the fence that had fallen on his property, and in doing so, damaged the boat cover. 


Animal Control

Police received a call from a party at 3:41 p.m. Sunday reporting there was an unleashed Rottweiler at Doggie Beach on Nahant Road “charging at people.” The caller stated the owner refused to leash the dog. Officers determined the calling party felt the dog was aggressive when it charged at him, and the party wanted no further action but was more advising the involved party about proper conduct. The unidentified other party was upset and alleged his dog was trying to play with the calling party’s dog. No injuries to either dog were reported and the Rottweiler was leashed at the time of the call. No further action was taken. 

Fire (Unfounded)

A caller at 9:13 p.m. Monday reported a light pole across from her apartment on Sea Breeze Lane was sparking. Lynn Fire Department was notified. All units reported the light appeared to be functioning normally. The calling party stated she would contact maintenance. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 6:04 p.m. Monday at 1 Andover St. and 2 Pulaski St.; at 8:34 a.m. Tuesday at 17 Centennial Drive. 

A rollover motor vehicle crash was reported at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday at 622 Lowell St. and 2 Taylor St. The driver was taken to Salem Hospital. 


A report of a disturbance at 7 p.m. Monday at Bida Company at 6 Highland Park. A caller reported her brother was breaking everything in the house. Police reported the man was upset about money for a taxi and was brought back to his home. 

A report of a suspicious motor vehicle at 11:49 p.m. Monday at 7 Lowe St. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle was parked in front of her home. Four people were inside the car. Police reported the people were sent away. 

A report of suspicious activity at 9:22 a.m. Tuesday at Northeast Nursery at 234 Newbury St. A caller reported an older man was walking with a young girl who was visibly upset. Police reported the man was out with his foster child who had become upset. There didn’t appear to be an issue. 


A report of a larceny at 3:44 p.m. Monday at Higgins Middle School at 85 Perkins St. A caller reported one of his classmates borrowed his earpods and would not return them. An officer left a voicemail for the juvenile. 


A report of vandalism at 10:38 a.m. Tuesday at C&C Lobster at 297 Lynn St. A caller reported his catalytic converter was stolen. 



A caller at 3:07 p.m. Monday reported a single motor vehicle in need of assistance on Broadway. A tow request was approved. 


A man walked into the police department at 12:56 p.m. Monday to report he was the victim of a past assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Officers took down a report. 


Police received a 911 transfer call at 8:51 p.m. Monday from a male reporting some type of disturbance. Officers were dispatched to Avalon Bay Communities on Broadway where they reported speaking with the involved parties and determined the male caller had too much to drink. Peace was restored. 


A caller at 4:16 a.m. Tuesday reported large boulders in the road on Central Street. The Department of Public Works was notified and moved the debris. 

Well-being Check

Police received a call from a woman who wished to remain anonymous reporting she could hear a child yelling ‘stop’ and was concerned for the child’s well-being. An officer was dispatched to Founders Way where they reported no noises coming from the apartment and no one answered the door. The officer reported no neighbors have reported any problems. The officer said they will check back in the morning to try and speak with the residents. 


Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 2:36 a.m. Tuesday at 205 Burrill St. 


A report of a disturbance at 5 p.m. Monday at 37 Salem St. 


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