, Salem, MA

April 15, 2011


By Ethan Forman
Staff writer



Anthony J. Martinez, 27, of 44 Cabot St., Beverly, was arrested at 2:15 p.m. on McPherson Drive and charged with driving with a suspended license.


Police responded to a report of a fight outside a bar at 278 Rantoul St. at 1:06 a.m. Victims told police they were repeatedly harassed inside the bar, and at the end of the night, they were jumped outside. Those responsible were not known to anyone at the scene, and they fled when police became involved.

Police took a report of a three-vehicle accident, including one parked car, with injuries at 6:12 a.m. at 101 Rantoul St.



Police responded to a report of a break-in to a residence on Walter Road at 12:50 p.m.

Shawna Ene, 33, of 128 Flint St., Lynn was arrested in the vicinity of the Nordstrom Rack, 5 Independence Way, at 2:35 p.m. and charged with driving with a suspended license, a subsequent offense.

Police and firefighters were dispatched to a crash with injuries on Water and Rivers streets near the Portside Diner at 8:40 p.m. One person was complaining of neck pain, according to radio reports.

Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Route 128 south in the vicinity of Elliott Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. Danvers police said the accident was not major. A state police spokesman said four cars were involved. A 27-year-old from New Hampshire was transported to Beverly Hospital after suffering minor injuries in the accident.



Richard K. Hardwick, 47, of 20 Curtis St., Marblehead, was arrested on Curtis Street at 4:07 p.m. and charged with drunken driving, second offense, and assault and battery on a police officer. Hardwick was released on $40 bail.


Police received report at 7:20 a.m. that someone lost a gold wedding band while jogging in the area of Greystone and Coolidge roads. The ring was engraved with the inscription: "To PHO love EML 8-30-97."



Police responded to a two-car accident with injuries at 3:15 p.m. at 175 Lynnfield St. Micayla Degregorio, 21, no address given in the report, the driver of a 2002 white Nissan Maxima, was transported to Lynn Union Hospital.

Police investigated a report of a car break on Park Street at 6:55 p.m. The car's radio, some CDs and car chargers were stolen sometime between Tuesday at 4 p.m. and Wednesday at 6:30 a.m.

A caller from the Southwyck Condominiums reported at 7:29 p.m. that his father's motor vehicle had been stolen.

Police plan to summons a motorist for driving with a revoked license after making a stop at Paddy Kelly's, 154 Washington St., at 10:15 p.m.


A resident of Paleologos Street reported at 1:55 p.m. vandalism to a convertible's rear window sometime between 1 a.m. and noon.

A resident of Crossrip Avenue called police at 2:35 p.m. to report a front window had been damaged by two BBs while the caller was away on vacation.

Police reported a "smash and grab" at the AT&T store at 1 Sylvan St. at 7:30 p.m. Tablet computers were reported stolen. The Danvers K-9 unit was called to the scene, but police were unable to locate any suspects.



Police investigated a two-car hit-and-run accident at Lafayette Street and Raymond Avenue at 6 p.m. A red 1998 Jeep reportedly rear-ended a black 1998 Honda as the driver of the car attempted to park in a spot just after College Drive. The driver of the Honda got out to speak with the other driver who stated: "This is my friend's car, I gotta go." The person whose car was struck gave police a plate number and a description. Police phoned the owner, who said he had lent his Jeep to a friend. Zachary Haydanek, 19, of 3 Potash Road, Mansfield, came to the station to speak with police, telling them he fled because he was "scared and confused." Haydanek was cited for following too close and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident without exchanging license information.

At 7 p.m., police investigated a report from loss prevention at Walmart, 450 Highland Ave., of a shoplifter who put an air compressor in his shopping cart and left the store's garden center exit without paying for it. The loss prevention employee did not know the suspect, and video failed to give a clear description of the black sedan he was driving.

Police took a report of a larceny of a ring at North Shore Medical Center at 7:41 p.m. A woman told police that when she left her mother in the hospital on Tuesday at 8 p.m., her mother still had a gold Claddagh ring with an emerald heart in the middle worth $350 on her finger. The next day, she received a call from her mother about her ring being missing.

Police went to a residence on Bridge Street on a report of a possible domestic dispute at 9:40 p.m. Officers knocked for 10 minutes with no answer. Due to a long history of domestic disputes at the address, police called the Salem Fire Department to force entry. Just before they did so, a woman opened the rear door, and police reported she showed signs of fresh, non-life-threatening injuries. She declined medical assistance. The woman refused to cooperate with officers, and police made contact with the woman's 12-year-old daughter. Police planned to file a 51A report of suspected neglect or abuse of a child with the state Department of Children and Family Services.


Police received a report of credit card fraud at 10:19 a.m. The victim reported someone used her Bank of America debit card at a Sam's Club in Miami, Fla., on April 8 and made two gas purchases totaling $199. Police advised her to run a credit check.

Police went to the Old Burying Point, the Charter Street Cemetery, 51 Charter St., at 11:32 a.m. for a report of a man walking a dog, which was reportedly doing its business in the historic burying ground. Police caught up with the owner, who had his golden retriever named Jack off its leash in the cemetery. Police advised the owner to leash his dog and forwarded a report to the animal control officer.

Police investigated an ongoing dispute between two sisters and their boyfriends at 12:21 p.m. One couple came to the Salem police station to complain about the other couple. The parties eventually wound up at Walgreens on Boston Street. All parties were separated and sent on their way.

Police investigated a report of a forged company check from a business at 96 Swampscott Road, and the theft of $100. Police were able to speak with a suspect, who admitted the theft and returned the money. The company's president declined to press charges.

Catrice M. Clemons, 20, of 125 Beaver St., Boston, was arrested at 3:45 p.m. and charged with larceny of property over $250, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, and violating the city's knife ordinance. Police originally responded to Bouchard & Sons garage on 110 Jefferson Ave. on a report of a woman who drove off with her brown 2000 Nissan Altima without paying a fine. The car had been towed from Sumner Road because it had been in the way of street-sweeping operations. Michael Bouchard spoke with Clemons and told her it would cost $145 to get the car out of the tow yard. She said she was on her way to get her car. About 10 minutes later, an employee saw the car drive out of the garage's upper lot. When the employee asked if it had been paid for, Bouchard said: "No." They watched the vehicle drive away on Jefferson Avenue. Salem State University police stopped the vehicle on Lafayette Street and "encountered a problem during their motor vehicle stop," according to police. She was taken to the Salem police station for booking.