Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police log: 7-22-21

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Beven Eglin, 34, of 86 Mall St., was arrested on four warrants and charged with two counts of resisting arrest, two counts of OUI-liquor second offense, Class B drug possession, animal cruelty, disorderly conduct, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, motor vehicle operator refuses to identify self, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and operation of a motor vehicle with a revoked registration at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. 

Hakeem Hall, 30, of 143 Bowdoin St., Boston, was arrested and charged with assault and battery, malicious damage to a motor vehicle, credit card fraud under $1,200, receiving a stolen credit card and identity fraud at 1:17 p.m. Wednesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle crash at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday at Market Square and S Common Street; at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday on Park Street; at 2:22 a.m. Wednesday at 190 Lewis St.; at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday at Essex and Stewart streets. 

A report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at 436 Lowell St. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 6:46 p.m. Tuesday at 570 Western Ave.; at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday at 478 Chatham St. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash involving a police vehicle at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday at 65 Memorial Park Ave. 


A report of an assault at 12:14 p.m. Wednesday at 391 Chatham St. 

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at 32 Shepard St. 


A report of a gunshot at 11:32 a.m. Tuesday at 78 Rockaway St. 


A report of an overdose at 7:51 p.m. Tuesday at 170 Liberty St. 


A report of vandalism at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday at 20 Lincoln St. 



A West Shore Drive resident called at 7:31 a.m. Tuesday to complain that there were no “Crosswalk Ahead” signs on the street and that cars were speeding.

Report of a car which almost hit two bicyclists and a pedestrian at 8:58 a.m. Tuesday on Atlantic Avenue.

An Auburndale Road resident called at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday to report that for the past month, she had seen her neighbor dumping a liquid at the base of her privacy trees.

Police received an anonymous complaint at 1:52 p.m. Tuesday that there were three abandoned and unregistered vehicles parked in a driveway on Barnard Street and that someone had taken a bat to the windows and mirrors of one of the vehicles.

A Vine Street resident called at 3:16 p.m. Tuesday to report that she had had a bag delayed after a flight for three days and had received a call that it would be delivered that day. When it wasn’t delivered on time, she called again and the person started screaming “Oh my God” on the phone. When the delivery person arrived, she started screaming at the caller and shoved her, and then left without giving the bag back. The resident eventually got her bag back.

A report of a man walking unsteadily on Pleasant Street at 5:43 p.m. Tuesday. Police located the man and his wife came to pick him up.


A Hawkes Road resident called at 10:01 a.m. Tuesday to report that someone had stolen the recently-restored historical sign from his house.



A report of a motor vehicle crash at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at 10 Margin St. and 68 Driscoll St.; at 4:44 p.m. Tuesday at 5005 Heatherwood Lane; at 6:06 p.m. Tuesday at 93 Gardner St. and 50 Margin St.; at 5:04 a.m. Wednesday at 2 County St. and 91 Lynn St.; at 8:47 a.m. Wednesday at FedEx/Kinko’s at 240 Andover St.; at 11:51 a.m. Wednesday at 56 Washington St. and 5 Aborn St. 

A report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash at 9:58 p.m. Tuesday at 7 Andover Terrace. 

One person was taken to Salem Hospital after a motor vehicle crash was reported at 8:32 a.m. Wednesday at 82 Lowell St. 


A report of suspicious activity at 2:38 a.m. Wednesday at 198 Washington St. A caller reported his neighbor had seen a man going through cars. The suspect was described as a tall, skinny Hispanic man with a goatee who was dressed in all black.  

Suspicious activity was reported at 9:24 a.m. Wednesday on Railroad Avenue. A fire lieutenant reported homeless people had broken into the project mobility vehicle and were living in there. Police reported it did not appear to be a break-in. The fire department gave the woman a day to move her residence to a new location. 


A report of an overdose at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday at 7-Eleven at 23 Newbury St. 


A report of a larceny at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday at Precision Collision Repair & Auto Painting at 58 Pulaski St. A caller reported tools were stolen from his vehicle while it was being repaired. The caller later told police that he didn’t want to file a report. 

A larceny was reported at 9:46 a.m. Wednesday at Arrington Towing at 151 Newbury St. Items were reported missing from a vehicle. Police took a report for four items that were taken. 



A report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday on Broadway. One person was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 4:52 p.m. Tuesday at Broadway and Osprey Road; at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday at Burger King/Janco Central at 1449 Broadway

A report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at 6:34 a.m. Wednesday at 469 Walnut St. Two people were taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital after a two-car crash. 


At 11:47 a.m. Tuesday, a caller from 27 Walden Pond Ave. reported she was doing yard work and found some bones in her yard. Police reported the bone was from a dog. 

A report of a suspicious person at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Cemetery at 164 Winter St. A caller reported a woman dressed in all pink clothing appeared to be taking things off gravestones and putting them in a duffle bag. The woman told police that she was a witch and was picking up sticks for a spell she was casting later in the day. Police reported the woman checked out and was sent on her way. 

A report of suspicious activity at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday on Sweetwater Street. Melrose Police reported to Saugus that they had received a call for an exchange of firearms or paintball markers between vehicles. Saugus Police reported finding a parked vehicle with an airsoft gun inside. 

A report of a disturbance at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday at Target at 400 Lynn Fells Parkway. Target reported a man and two small children were playing a violin in the parking lot and were refusing to leave. Police reported the people left prior to their arrival. 



A report of a pedestrian accident with injuries at HomeGoods at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday.


Animal control was notified about a raccoon in a trash barrel at the police station at 10:37 a.m. Tuesday.


A report of fireworks in the area of Atlantic Avenue and Humphrey Street at 5:21 a.m. Tuesday.

A report of a woman panhandling outside HomeGoods at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday.

A report of extremely loud music coming from Vinnin Square at 5:52 p.m. Tuesday.

Report of a suspicious person in a car behind Uno Restaurant at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday.

A Shelton Road resident called at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday to report that the alarm on a car parked outside had been going off for several hours.

Police received a report at 11:02 p.m. Tuesday of a car in the train station parking lot that was running, unoccupied and making a lot of noise. The car was gone when police arrived.

Report of a person walking down the middle of Burrill Street setting off fireworks at 1:27 a.m. Wednesday.

A Carson Terrace resident reported at 4:04 a.m. Wednesday that they heard a car alarm go off and could see that the hood of their husband’s car was open.

Hazardous conditions

A report of a tree down and no power on Roy Street at 1:35 a.m. Wednesday.

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