Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 4-16-20

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.



Katie Clements, 35, of 1 Hyfield Drive, Sandwich, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and disorderly conduct at 1:19 a.m. Wednesday. 

Maslah Ibrahim, 28, of 44 Estes St., was arrested and charged with trespassing and on warrant charges of improper use of a credit card, larceny of a credit card, concealed motor vehicle thief, and truck breaking and entering for a felony at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday at Centre Street and Western Avenue; at 12:49 p.m. Tuesday at 50 Lynnway; at 9:09 p.m. Tuesday at 219 Euclid Ave.; at 12:32 a.m. Wednesday at 140 Cottage St.  

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday at Bay View and Western avenues. 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 12:26 p.m. Tuesday at 108 Western Ave. 


A report of an assault and battery at 5:06 p.m. Tuesday on South Common Street. 

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday at 69 Whiting St.; at 1:41 a.m. Wednesday at 103 Liberty St. 


A report of a larceny at 12:26 p.m. Tuesday at 2 Rogers Ave. 



A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 3:29 p.m. Tuesday at Front Street and Fort Sewall Lane.


A caller said she received a call from someone who was allegedly selling personal alarms and wanted all of her information at 8:37 a.m. Tuesday on Euclid Avenue. She said the person told her a Marblehead resident had been attacked at a grocery store in an underground parking lot. 



Police received a call at 12:39 p.m. Tuesday from a man stating he was involved in an accident at the rotary with another vehicle. An officer was dispatched to oversee the paperwork exchange. 


An unknown caller reported at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday that a large coyote was roaming around the area of 357 Nahant Rd. An officer was sent to the location to move the coyote along. 

An unknown caller at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday reported two vehicles, a Lexus and an Audi, had just driven inbound on the Causeway and were speeding and operating erratically. 

Police received a call at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday from a caller reporting an out of state vehicle driving around Harris St. and Colby Way. the calling party questioned that out of state individuals must quarantine for 14 days per Gov. Baker’s orders. The caller was advised out of state vehicles are often rentals. The car’s plates were checked and it was a rental. 

Wind Damage

A party called at 5:07 p.m. Monday to report a large tree fell on power lines in front of his house on Summer St. The dispatched officer reported the tree was resting on power lines and notified National Grid. 



James E. Cooper III, 26, of 220 Delhi St., Mattapan, was arrested on a warrant at 9:54 a.m. Wednesday.  

Breaking and Entering 

A garage break-in was reported at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday at 4 Sunset Drive. No items were reported missing. 

A motor vehicle breaking and entering was reported at 11:42 p.m. Tuesday at 14 Canterbury Drive. Police reported there was no forced entry and nothing was taken. 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 12:22 a.m. Wednesday at 5 Canterbury Drive. No items were taken. 


A report of suspicious activity at 5:39 p.m. Tuesday at Marrs Park on Home Street. A caller reported kids were playing basketball. Police reported no one was playing basketball. There were three kids on skateboards, but they were practicing social distancing. 

A group of youths playing basketball in the rear of the Elks Lodge at 40 Oak St. at 5:42 p.m. Tuesday was dispersed by police. 

A disturbance was reported at 12:14 p.m. Wednesday at 111 Foster St. A caller reported an argument in the apartment had been going on since the night before. An officer reported there was no issue. Kids were running around in the apartment. 

Suspicious activity was reported at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday at 31 Wiseman Drive. A caller reported a red GMC truck was parked in the area. The vehicle, which was occupied by a man and woman, was also seen parked in the area on Tuesday. An officer reported the people were having a conversation in the truck. One of the people lives in the neighborhood. 



James Dalton, 54, of Roxbury, was arrested at 10:49 a.m. Tuesday on a default warrant docket. 


A caller at 11:32 p.m. Tuesday reported two males dressed in dark clothing carrying what appeared to be a liquor bottle behind the Bernie & Phil’s on Broadway. The parties went on the roof and came back down while officers were en route. Officers reported the parties were looking for a friend who wandered off. The parties were reunited and sent on their way. 

Police received a call at 7:31 p.m. Tuesday from a woman reporting her estranged cousins were banging on her door in an attempt to find out her mother’s location. The calling party did not wish to provide that information and said she later received a threatening voicemail from the other parties. Officers spoke with the caller, who wished to document the incident, and informed her of her 209A rights. 

Police received a call at 5:01 p.m. Tuesday from a resident who reported multiple parties playing basketball by Oaklandvale Elementary School. Officers dispersed three parties. 

A caller at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday reported a group of more than 12 children on the playground on Stocker St. The dispatched officer reported there were six children who appeared to be observing social distancing. 

Police received a call at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday that reported two males drinking by the pond on Lake Dam Rd. Officers reported the two parties were just enjoying the weather. 



A report of suspicious activity at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday on Capen Road. 


More Stories From Lynn