Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police log: 10-20-20

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LYNN

Arrests 

Rolando Matul, 34, of 78 Central Ave., was arrested and charged with assault and battery and unarmed robbery at 11:05 p.m. Sunday. 

Wilson Perez, 36, of 109 Magnolia Ave., was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage and on warrant charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and motor vehicle operator refuses to identify self at 8:12 p.m. Sunday. 

Accidents

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 4:48 p.m. Sunday at 10 Light St.; at 1:20 a.m. Monday at Federal Street and Western Avenue.  

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 7:04 p.m. Sunday on Market Square.

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 7:14 p.m. Sunday at 75 Mall St.; at 9:12 p.m. Sunday at 56 Rockaway St.; at 8:58 a.m. Monday at 5 Trinity Ave.  

Assaults 

A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 9:36 a.m. Monday on Warren Street.

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 6:54 p.m. Sunday at 42 W Baltimore St. 

Overdose 

A report of an overdose at 12:17 p.m. Sunday at MBTA parking garage at 186 Market St. 

Theft 

A report of a robbery at 10:38 p.m. Sunday at 30 Rockaway St. 

Vandalism

A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 8:47 a.m. Monday at 10 Rockland St. 


LYNNFIELD 

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 9:26 p.m. Sunday at 171 Salem St. One person was taken to Lahey Hospital. 

Complaints 

A caller reported three men were fighting outside of Roosters at 7:08 p.m. Sunday at 330 Market St. 

Theft 

A caller reported a presidential sign was stolen at 11:11 a.m. Saturday at 77 Bourque Road. 


MARBLEHEAD

Accidents

A caller reported that their daughter had crashed a 2014 Honda Odyssey into a light pole at 5:49 p.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported though the vehicle was towed.

Fraud

A caller reported an incident of unemployment fraud at 2:10 p.m. Sunday.

An individual walked into the station to report that somebody had filed for unemployment benefits using their info at 3:08 p.m. Sunday.


PEABODY 

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 8:56 a.m. Saturday at Route 128 North and Route 95 North; at 11:43 a.m. Saturday at Bank of America at 189 Andover St.; at 6:07 p.m. Saturday at Sugar Cane Restaurant at 106 Main St.; at 5:17 p.m. Sunday at 84 Foster St.   

A car into a ditch was reported at 10:59 a.m. Saturday at 2 Newbury St. and Route 128 North. 

A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 11:04 a.m. Saturday at Toomey’s Cleaners at 106 Lynn St.

An employee fell at Rousselot International at 5 Allens Lane at 4:37 p.m. Saturday. The person was taken by medflight to Tufts Medical Center. 

A head-in motor vehicle crash with injuries was reported at 12:07 p.m. Sunday at 567 Lowell St. and 2 Goodale St. A man was taken to Salem Hospital. 

A motor vehicle crash was reported at 1:56 p.m. Sunday at Route 95 North and Route 128 North. Several callers reported a vehicle struck the left side guard rails several times and had gone into a ditch. 

A report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at 2 Littles Lane and 63 Main St. A caller reported a U-Haul struck a child and fled the area. An occupant of the U-Haul reportedly came back to the scene, stole the victim’s backpack and fled toward Salem. Police reported the backpack was recovered and the suspect was identified, but no criminal charges have been filed. 

Complaints 

A report of a disturbance at 9:23 p.m. Saturday at 2213 Crane Brook Way. A caller reported her downstairs neighbor was hanging at her door with a hammer. Frank Frazzica, 77, of 2203 Crane Brook Way, was summoned for threats to commit a crime. 

Overdose 

A report of an overdose at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Lowell Crossing Enterprises Group Home at 349 Lowell St. One person was taken to Salem Hospital after Narcan was administered. 

An overdose was reported at 8:19 p.m. Sunday on Rita Road. One person was taken to Salem Hospital. 

Fire 

A small fire in the bathroom was reported at 11:44 p.m. Sunday at 12B Blaney Ave. The fire was extinguished. 

Theft 

A bicycle was reported stolen at 8:32 a.m. Monday at 6 Elliott Place.

Vandalism 

A report of vandalism at 1:49 p.m. Sunday at 47 Bartholomew St. A caller reported the house was vandalized by tenants who had moved out. 

Past vandalism to a motor vehicle was reported at 6:09 a.m. Monday at 2110 Crane Brook Way. 


SAUGUS 

Arrests 

Milo Eugene Bridgeford Jr., 57, of 43 Winthrop St., Melrose, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and assault with a dangerous weapon at 7:21 p.m. Sunday.  

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at 5:52 p.m. Friday on Salem Turnpike. A caller reported a car had flipped over on the roadway. One person was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 

A motor vehicle crash with injuries was reported at 5:24 a.m. Saturday on Broadway near Essex Street. A caller reported his nephew had hydroplaned and crashed into the wall of the bridge. One person was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at 9:23 a.m. Saturday at Walnut Street and Alfred Road. One person was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 

A motor vehicle crash with injuries was reported at 1:02 p.m. Saturday at 1160 Broadway. One person was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 10:32 p.m. Saturday at 166 Lincoln Ave.; at 1:44 p.m. Sunday at 385 Broadway.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at 8:56 a.m. Sunday at Kane’s Donuts at 120 Lincoln Ave; at 7:21 p.m. Sunday at Gentle Dental at 1423 Broadway. Milo Eugene Bridgeford Jr., 57, of Melrose, was arrested (see arrests).  

Breaking and Entering 

A report of an attempted breaking and entering at 4:09 p.m. Friday at 10 Hammersmith Drive. A caller reported a man had attempted to break into her home. Police reported the incident was a misunderstanding, as the man was a landscaper who had been walking around the home. 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 11:07 p.m. Saturday at Sweetser Corner at 3 Baker St. Police reported the passenger side window was smashed and the caller’s wallet was stolen from the passenger’s seat. 

Complaints 

A report of gunshots at 9:04 p.m. Saturday at York Ford Inc. at 1481 Broadway. A caller reported she heard what sounded like four to five gunshots. Police searched the area but were unable to locate anything. 

Theft 

A report of an armed robbery at 12:46 p.m. Friday at Citizens Bank at 180 Main St. A caller reported the bank was robbed and a note was shown. The suspect was described as a tanned man of an unknown race, who was wearing a full black face mask, black knit cap and glasses. He was approximately 5’6 to 5’8 tall. 

A report of a larceny at 2:51 p.m. Friday at Best Buy/Square One Mall at 1201 Broadway.

Vandalism 

A report of vandalism at 2:16 p.m. Friday at 85 Juniper Drive. A caller reported his car has been egged on multiple occasions. The egg was washed away from the rain. 


SWAMPSCOTT

Accidents

A motor vehicle accident was reported at 109 Banks Road at 3:02 p.m. Sunday. There were no injuries reported.

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