Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 12-2-21

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LYNN

Arrests 

Olivia Ayott, 27, of 534 Essex St., was arrested and charged with assault, destruction of property, and assault with a dangerous weapon at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday.

Sherell Norman, 46, of 638 North Main St., Brockton, was arrested on a warrant and charged with destruction of property valued at over $1200 at 11:08 a.m. Wednesday.

Thomas Patak, 51, of 79 Chestnut St., was arrested and charged with nighttime breaking and entering for a felony, and on a warrant for nighttime breaking and entering for a felony, leaving the scene of personal injury, failure to yield at an intersection, and owning an uninsured motor vehicle or trailer at 8:36 a.m. Wednesday.

Ronald Spraglin, 33, was arrested on a warrant and charged with operating a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a firearm without a license, assault and battery, possession of a Class B drug (second offense), carrying a loaded firearm, and possession with intent to distribute at 12:08 a.m. Wednesday.

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 7:31 p.m. Tuesday at Eastern Avenue and Harvest Street.; at 9:04 p.m. Tuesday at 43 Tracy Ave.; at 6:53 a.m. Wednesday at 68 Broadway; at 7:14 p.m. Wednesday at 52 Orchard St.; at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday at Eastern Avenue and New Ocean Street; at 8:53 a.m. Wednesday Essex and Washington streets; at 11:22 a.m. Wednesday at 835 Lynnfield St.; at 12:19 p.m. Wednesday at Barrett and Boston streets; at 1:42 p.m. Wednesday at Endicott and Franklin streets.

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 8:02 p.m. Tuesday at McDonald’s at 60 Boston St.; at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at Harwood Street and Western Avenue

A report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash at 8:38 a.m. Wednesday at Subway at 44 State St.; at 9:23 a.m. Wednesday at Walgreens at 21 Joyce St.

Assaults

A report of an assault at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday at Essex Street and Rogers Avenue.

A report of an assault and battery at 2:39 p.m. Wednesday at Fecteau-Leary Junior/Senior High School at 33 N Common St.

A report of an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday at 170 S Common St.

Breaking and entering

A report of a past motor vehicle breaking and entering at 3:29 p.m. Tuesday at the MBTA parking garage at 186 Market St.

Complaints 

A report of a fight at 3:03 p.m. Tuesday at Brookline and Chatham streets.

Theft 

A report of a larceny at 3:33 p.m. Tuesday at Enjoy Liquor and Food Market at 53 Union St.; at 5:57 p.m. Tuesday at 189 Essex St.; at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday at 34 Park St.; at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday at 37 Rockaway St.; at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday at 370 Western Ave.; at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday at 50 State St.

Vandalism

A report of vandalism at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday at 104 Newhall St.; at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday at 140 Adams St.

A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 8:41 a.m. Wednesday at 16 Harwood St.


PEABODY

Arrests 

Weldo Ribeiro, 31, of 8 Basford Court, was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, trespassing with a motor vehicle on a warrant at 4:03 p.m. Tuesday. 

Accidents 

A report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash at 8:01 a.m. Wednesday at 6 Kosciusko St. A truck reportedly struck the property owner’s fence and then left the area. Police attempted to make contact with the company about the property damage. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 10:03 a.m. Wednesday at 264 Lowell St.; at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday at PGA Tour Superstore at 210P Andover St.  

A hit-and-run motor vehicle crash with injuries was reported at 12:09 p.m. Wednesday at 155 Andover St. and 2 Loris Road. One vehicle fled the scene. A female driver and a male driver were taken to Beverly and Salem hospitals, respectively. Mass Highway was notified to repair a sign that was damaged in the median. A 17-year-old male from Littleton was issued a summons for operating after suspension, driving to endanger, and racing. 

Complaints 

A report of a disturbance at 2:58 p.m. Tuesday at James Street Park on James Street. A caller reported about 30 juveniles who appeared to be ready to fight each other. Police reported the call was unfounded. 

A report of suspicious activity at 12:39 p.m. Wednesday at Blushing Bride at 215 Newbury St. A caller reported an ongoing issue with an elderly man urinating in the parking lot. The man was gone upon police arrival. 

Fire 

A report of a brush fire in the cemetery behind St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1 Margin St., at 2:06 p.m. Tuesday. The call was transferred to the fire department. 

Theft 

A report of larceny at 1:34 p.m. Tuesday at 386 Lowell St. Theft by an employee was reported. 

A larceny was reported at 1:56 p.m. Tuesday at 30 Lowell St. A package was reported stolen. 


SAUGUS

Accidents 

A report of a motor vehicle crash with injury at 1:13 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 25 at 297 Main St. One person was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. 

One person was taken to CHA Everett Hospital after a motor vehicle crash at 4:38 p.m. Friday at York Ford Collision Center at 1497 Broadway. 

A report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash at 4:53 p.m. Friday at Party City at 1160 Broadway. 

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 10:34 p.m. Friday at 115 Ballard St.; at 7:23 p.m. Saturday on Route 1 south/Broadway; at 5:29 p.m. Sunday at Square One Mall; at 8:49 a.m. Tuesday at Friendly’s Restaurant at 777 Broadway; at 6:01 p.m. Tuesday at Lincoln and Fairview avenues; at 9:32 p.m. Tuesday at Walgreens at 166 Walnut St.; at 11:01 p.m. Tuesday at the Walmart at 770 Broadway.  

An unnamed person was arrested for OUI after a motor vehicle crash at 11:27 p.m. Saturday at Sunoco gas station at 700 Broadway. 

A motor vehicle crash with injury was reported at 11:49 p.m. Monday on Broadway 

One person was taken to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital after a two-car crash at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Square One Mall at 1201 Broadway. 

A car into a building was reported at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Dragon Island, 44 Hamilton St. The building inspector responded and the building was boarded up by a boarding company. The vehicle was towed. 

Breaking and Entering  

A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday at 30 Hamilton St. 

Complaints 

A report of a suspicious motor vehicle at 11:10 a.m. Friday at 4134 Scotts Mill Court. A caller reported seeing a suspicious vehicle with three holes in its side parked in a handicap spot. Police reported the holes were from bullets. 

A report of threats at 11:05 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express at 999 Broadway. A caller reported he was being threatened by a pimp in Florida over the phone. Police reported the caller blocked the number; the threat was deemed to not be immediate or viable at this time. 

Theft 

A report of an attempted larceny at 7:10 p.m. Friday at Stop & Shop at 164 Main St. A caller reported two men had attempted to rob the customer-service desk. The suspects didn’t get away with anything and no weapon was shown. The suspects were described as one white man and one Black man who were wearing ski masks. The attempted theft involved using fake credit cards in an attempt to buy gift cards.  

A report of a larceny at 11:35 a.m. Saturday at 3 Ruby Road. A man walked into the station to report he was scammed out of $300 over Cash App. 

A report of motor vehicle theft at 9:06 a.m. Monday at 48 Newhall Ave. 

Vandalism 

A report of vandalism at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 9 Vincent St. A caller reported hearing a loud bang and then found that her front door was broken open. A caller from 69 Lincoln Ave. reported someone had thrown a flower pot and smashed it off of the front door. Police searched the area, but could not find anyone. 

Vandalism was reported at 11:54 a.m. Saturday at 60 Central St. A caller reported her vehicle was vandalized. 

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