, Salem, MA

February 14, 2014


The Salem News

---- — Peabody


A two-car accident on Summit Street at 2:07 p.m. sent a woman to Salem Hospital via Atlantic Ambulance.

The building inspector was consulted after an 87-year-old Brooksby Village woman drove her 1998 Buick LeSabre into the Route 114 Walgreens, as reported at 2:57 p.m. The building was closed due to structural concerns.

Police responded at 2:58 p.m. when a man reported his 40-year-old daughter had overdosed on prescription medicine. She was taken to Salem Hospital by Atlantic Ambulance.

A 24-year-old Peabody woman will be summonsed on charges of driving with a suspended license and safety violations after a stop on Lynn Street at 3:40 p.m.

Facebook comments and telephone threats from “her son’s father” had a woman complaining to police at 5:07 p.m. Police suggested a harassment order from the courts.

A manager at Gaetas Auto Service on Route 1 told police at 7:29 p.m. of a missing cellphone worth $250. Officers will check the “surveillance system,” according to the log.

Following a report of a domestic disturbance at 8:09 p.m., police arrested a woman at the Extended Stay America on Jubilee Drive due to an outstanding warrant.

A dad told police at 8:53 p.m. that his 13-year-old son had gone out, saying he wasn’t coming back. This followed an argument over his 9:30 p.m. curfew. Police responded to a report of someone breaking into cars. It was the son, who told officers that he “was just looking at them.” They brought him home.



When two of his friends got involved in a confrontation, a man on Essex Street alerted police at 6:01 p.m.

Robert P. Jellison, 43, 6 Home St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 6:30 p.m., at Boston and Hanson streets by Patrolman Gilbert Priddy on charges of drunken driving (with a previous conviction), driving to endanger, following too closely and two counts of resisting arrest. The arrest followed a five-car, chain-reaction accident in which an ambulance was summoned for “a life-threatening injury,” according to the log.

Threats from an ex-boyfriend had police suggesting to a Highland Avenue woman that she contact police in the boyfriend’s town, Lynn. She told police the boyfriend “stated he was going to send friends over to damage her car and her fiance’s car,” according to the log at 7:58 p.m. The woman added that she’d gotten an email from her son, who said he did not want to live with his father anymore due to his violent temper. Police notified the Department of Children and Families.

Officers went to Harbor Street at 8:58 p.m. on a report that someone had been threatened with a knife.


Sandy A. Jaquez-Gil, 19, 38 Mason St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 12:02 a.m., on Highland Avenue on charges of driving to endanger and refusing to produce a license. Responding were Patrolmen Roberson Troncoso, Michael Ball, Joshua Gerrard and Sgt. Eric Gagnon. Jaquez-Gil was stopped for driving erratically, according to police. His taxi license was subsequently suspended until further notice.

Corey Michael Inglis, 25, 18 Cabot St., Salem, and Kyle Daniel Lake, 22, 16 Jewetts Court, Lynn were arrested, as logged at 2:43 a.m., on Boston St. on charges of trespassing. Police were answering a call regarding a possible breaking and entering at Salem Auto Body when they made the arrests. Assisting were Patrolmen Roberson Troncoso, Joshua Gerrard, Dana Mazola, Brian Benson and Sgt. Fred Ryan.

Travis P. Buckless, 28, 18 Normandy Road, Lynn, was arrested, as logged at 6:57 a.m., on Boston Street on multiple drug charges, including two counts each of possession of class E and C substances and one count of possession of class B. Alredo M. Paratore, 42, 112 Jenness St., Lynn, was arrested in the same matter on a charge of possession of a class B substance and two outstanding warrants. Police say evidence turned up after they checked on the “well-being” of two men seen sleeping in a Lincoln sedan at the Boston Street Dunkin’ Donuts. Aiding in the arrests were Patrolmen Dana Mazola and Brian Benson.

Robin Grant Robertson, 59, 53 Hilltop Ave., Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 8:11 a.m., on Cedar Street by Patrolmen Victor Ruiz and Kevin O’Donnell on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

After leaving his car locked, but his wallet in the door, a man on Langdon Street awoke to find the driver’s side window forced open and the wallet gone. He lost $150 in cash and five credit cards. At least one had been used with more than $300 gone before he was able to cancel it, he told police at 9:42 a.m.

A woman on Pope Street complained to police that she was contacted by the “U. S. Grant Department” and told she could reap $7,000 for filing an early tax return if she sent in $250. No sooner had she done so, she realized it was scam. Since then, she’s gotten six calls from others announcing themselves as the “Federal Reserve.” According to the log, “When she tells them she knows it is a scam, they become angry and make threatening statements.” Police advised that they are unlikely to follow through on such threats.



Police investigated a larceny of more than $250 at Wal-Mart on Brooksby Village Drive at 6:35 p.m.



Officers responded to Cabot Street at 7:26 p.m. on a report of a roommate being assaulted.


Beverly firefighters extinguished a shed fire on Hathaway Avenue at 3:44 a.m. The shed was reported “burned down.”

A report of photo equipment stolen from a Rantoul Street address was followed up by police at 10:28 a.m.



Fire crews responded to a chimney fire at the 15 Walnut Road Restaurant at 15 Walnut Road. There were no injuries reported.