Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log 6-20-20

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. 



Jonathan Hernandez, 37, of 56 Brownville St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and on a warrant charge of nighttime breaking and entering for a felony at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. 

Nicole McCarthy, 29, was arrested on a warrant charge of trespassing at 7 a.m. Thursday. 

Erbin Montesino, 26, of 28 Forest St., was arrested and charged with operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and speeding at 12:06 a.m. Thursday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:27 p.m. Thursday at 1067 Western Ave.; at 3:29 p.m. Thursday at Popeyes at 180 Boston St.; 3:45 p.m. Thursday at 1000 Western Ave.; at 3:56 p.m. Thursday at 79 Lewis St.; at 5:16 p.m. Thursday at 13 Lafayette Park; at 8:59 p.m. Thursday at 50 Lynnway; at 9:50 p.m. Thursday at 37 Waterhill St. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 9:17 a.m. Friday at 200 S Common St. 


A report of an overdose at 5:53 p.m. Thursday on N Common Street; at 12:09 a.m. Friday on Union Street .



Patrick Millar, 19, of 8 Candlewood Road, was arrested on a warrant at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:23 p.m. Monday on Maple Street; at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on Lynnfield Street.  

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 3:57 p.m. Tuesday on S Broadway.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 2:11 p.m. Wednesday at 1 Mirabeau Lane and 896 Main St. A bicycle crash was reported, but medical attention was declined. 

A motor vehicle crash with personal injury was reported at 3:26 p.m. Wednesday on S Broadway. Two people were taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 


A suspicious man on a bicycle was reported at 1:06 p.m. Monday at Herb Chambers Cadillac at 395 N Broadway. Police reported the man was sent on his way.

A report of a disturbance at 11:27 p.m. Monday at 40 Wildewood Drive. A caller reported kids were banging on the door. Police spoke with the homeowner. 

A report of suspicious activity at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday at 4 Wildewood Drive. A caller reported a dead bird was left at his door last week. 


A report of a larceny at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at 250 Walnut St. A caller reported a “Black Lives Matter” sign was taken from the yard overnight. 


A report of malicious destruction of property at 9:39 a.m. Wednesday at Lutheran Church at 708 Lowell St. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:39 p.m. Thursday on Ames Road; at 10:55 p.m. Thursday at Atlantic Avenue and Gerry Street. 


A report of kids throwing rocks at 1:07 p.m. Thursday on Beacon Street. A Davis Road caller reported there were three “very young” boys standing on the large rock at Grace Oliver Beach throwing rocks at each other. He was concerned because he did not see any parents nearby. 

A report of graffiti at 7:49 p.m. Thursday on Sewall Street. A caller reported “Black Lives Matter” was written on the wall of a building and thought it was new. Police reported it was not wet paint. 



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:26 p.m. Wednesday at 49 Webster St. and 59 Tremont St.; at 2:54 a.m. Thursday at 2 School St. and 58 Lowell St.; at 8:16 a.m. Thursday at 2 Spring Pond Road and 272 Lynn St.; at 11:17 a.m. Thursday at 46 Pulaski St.; at 12:38 p.m. Thursday at 156 Goodale St. and 629 Lowell St.; at 5:38 p.m. Thursday at Big Y Plaza at 637 Lowell St.; at 6:46 a.m. Friday on Route 95 North; at 2:15 p.m. Friday at 67 County St.  

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 2:53 p.m. Thursday at Trader Joe’s at 300 Andover St. 

A motorcycle crash with injuries was reported at 4:46 p.m. Thursday at Route 128 North and 310 Lowell St. The crash was handled by State Police. 


A report of an assault and battery at 12:46 a.m. Friday at the Peabody Police Department at 6 Allens Lane. A man walked into the station to report he was assaulted by another person. The man was taken to Salem Hospital. 


A report of suspicious activity at 4:19 p.m. Thursday at South Peabody Trail on Sunset Drive. A caller reported a fully clothed man was in the pond and yelling for help. He had since left the pond and was walking along the shoreline. 

A report of a disturbance at 1:42 p.m. Friday at Trump Store at 134 Newbury St. A caller reported a man split at him and fled while carrying a small dog. The suspect was picked up by a woman in a grey Toyota, which fled the area. 


A report of a structure fire at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday at Green Works at 109 Newbury St. A working fire was knocked down and cleaned up by the fire department. 

An oven fire was reported at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday at 10 Summit Terrace 

An auto fire was reported at 4:31 p.m. Thursday at Extended Stay America at 200 Jubilee Drive. 



Police received a report around 12:30 p.m. Friday about a three-car accident on Hamilton Street. One vehicle was rolled on its side. One driver reported minor injuries. 


A 911 caller at 3:35 a.m. Friday reported a party who was screaming in a home on Pine St. and refusing to let people leave. An ambulance was dispatched for an evaluation, but dispatched officers reported it was a verbal argument between brothers and all involved were cooperative. 

Police received a complaint at 1:10 a.m. Friday from a caller who reported his upstairs neighbors were having a party. Dispatched officers reported the neighbor was putting furniture together. 

A caller at 9:28 p.m. Thursday reported a person who had been drinking was attempting to drive in the area of Hooters on Broadway. A fight broke out shortly after. Officers were dispatched and reported that peace was restored. 

A caller at 3:22 p.m. reported a large amount of scattered trash in the street. DPW was contacted and stated they will not come out to remove it. 

Services Rendered

A caller reported at 2:14 p.m. Thursday that she locked herself out of her vehicle while it was running and her animal was inside. Engine 3 was dispatched to Founders Way and reported that entry to the car was gained. 


Police received a 911 call at 7:42 p.m. Thursday from a party who reported that a man he knew walked up to his vehicle and smashed the windshield while he was sitting inside the car. 

Wellbeing Check

An officer reported checking on the wellbeing of two people walking on the underpass on Essex St at 1:50 a.m. Friday. The officer reported that the parties were walking back from Dunkin Donuts. 



A report of suspicious activity at 9 a.m. Thursday at 228 Puritan Road. A caller reported an item was placed on their front porch and wanted to see an officer. Police reported there were no issues. 

A report of a con/scam at 11:48 a.m. Thursday at 100 Vantage Terrace. A caller reported his bank account has fraudulent charges. 

A report of a disturbance at 8:22 p.m. Thursday at Banks Road and Redington Street. A caller reported people were arguing in the roadway. Police spoke with several people, who did not hear anything. 


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