, Salem, MA

December 19, 2013


The Salem News

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Gregory B. Jones, 53, 21 Caller St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 2:19 p.m., on Lowell Street on charges of driving an uninsured vehicle with a revoked registration.

As the storm threatened, a woman on Abington Avenue told police at 2:29 p.m. that she took in a cat “that had been hanging around the neighborhood since November.” Police call it “an outdoor pet” that hasn’t been reported missing.

No injuries resulted after an accident on Endicott Street at 4:18 p.m. involving a school bus. Police report it was empty.

A driver was transported to Lahey North following an accident on Lynnfield Street, as logged at 5:57 p.m.

West Peabody water main breaks on Penn Road and Surray Drive meant low or no pressure, and sometimes no water, on Catherine Drive, Penn Road, Surray Lane, Magnolia Terrace, Manor Drive and Pequot Road, according to the log at 9:17 p.m.


Nothing could be found after a report at 1:08 a.m. of a woman chased by a guy “wearing all black” in the vicinity of Lowell and Endicott streets.

Don’t try this at home — police were unable to locate whoever was reported “snow surfing” off the back of a car on Herold Road at 1:37 a.m.

The former owner was “upset,” according to the log at 4:36 a.m., but National Investigations Inc. had checked in with police before repossessing a vehicle on Foster Street. Police stood watch.

An accident on Lowell Street at Kosciusko saw one driver taken to Beverly Hospital by Atlantic Ambulance, as logged at 12:56 p.m.



A caller alerted police at 1:51 p.m. that a tractor trailer came down Lee Street, “slid and jackknifed and damaged a stone wall, tree and bush at ... 4 Union St.,” according to the log.

A woman on Pleasant Street complained at 2:45 p.m. that “her daughter fell for the third time on the icy sidewalk in front of the school.” She wants the town to sand or salt the sidewalk, according to the log.

Violence was threatened on the Evans Road Extension as a resident told police at 7:30 p.m. that “he is being threatened by his across-the-street neighbor. ...‘He said he was gonna bash my head in.’” And not for the first time, he told police.

Wildlife on Whittier Road sent a resident under his porch where he called police on his cellphone at 11:07 p.m. to say he was being menaced by a coyote. Officers told him “to come out, make noise and make for his home while making noise.” He replied that he had to put his snowblower away first.

Illegally parked cars at Star of the Sea prevented plowing at 11:18. Police were asked to contact the owners as, despite a sign warning it could happen, the pastor was reluctant to tow the cars. Eventually, however, the tow company had to be called.



Police investigated a report at 3:41 p.m. of a domestic assault and battery on Lynch Street.

A car crash on Valley Street at 3:42 p.m. led to a criminal summons for one driver, accused of driving after his license was suspended.

Snow was blamed after a driver smashed into Loring Liquors, as logged at 4:40 p.m. The storm later created “multiple disabled motor vehicles” for police to deal with. Many were towed.


When a plow driver lost control during icy conditions on Calabrese Street, as reported at 4:49 a.m., he veered off the road into a driveway, smashing one car, which, in turn, was rammed into another. There were no injuries.

Responding to a resident’s complaint, police told a plow driver on Northey Street that he can’t push snow from private property onto the sidewalk. “He indicated that he would make every attempt not to have it happen again,” according to the log at 6:19 a.m. Later, a man on Porter Street was told he can’t throw snow into the street.

All Star Towing collected cars from Pequot Highland Apartments during the storm, according to an 8:30 a.m. log entry, but someone neglected to lock the gate at their Boston Street location. By morning, two of the cars were gone without the owners paying the towing fee.

Nathan D. Hadley, 32, 239 Jefferson Ave., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 8:46, on Highland Avenue by Patrolman John Burke on charges of driving with a suspended license and driving dangerously. Christopher M. Hadley, 43, of the same address, was also arrested on charges of illegal possession of a class C substance and a seat belt violation. Both were also wanted on outstanding warrants from Danvers. Police say they were discovered at the Market Basket “driving erratically. ... fishtailing around the parking lot.”

After parking their Honda Civic in the Riley Plaza parking lot during the snowstorm, a couple returned in the morning to discover “the vehicle on a jack and the right rear tire missing,” according to the log at 11:29 a.m.

Tyreek R. Fagan, 21, 110 Rosewood St., Boston, was arrested, as logged at 1:36 p.m., by Lt. James Walker on charges of being disorderly and violating the city’s knife ordinance. Fagan, according to police, came into the police station but wouldn’t say what he wanted. “He refused to speak to any officers that inquired what he needed and was asked to leave.” Though “given several chances” and under threat of arrest, he declined to go and was arrested. It was then that police found a 3-inch folding knife in his rear pocket.

A woman told police at 2:35 p.m. that on Tuesday she visited the Department of Transitional Assistance where she opened a small case in order to give the staff her identification papers to copy. Speaking through a Spanish interpreter, she added that she “left DTA without her wallet and did retrieve it from DTA security today.” At this point, she said, she discovered $500 in cash missing from it. Police plan to speak with DTA staff on the matter.

Conrad Paul Baldini Jr., 47, 100 Colby St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 3:52 p.m., at his address by Patrolmen Dennis Luti and Eric Gagnon on two counts of domestic assault.

He knew where he was going but was not so clear on how to get there. A man was taken into protective custody after “causing a scene on a train,” according to a 3:53 p.m. log entry. Conductors indicated to police that the man was drunk and causing trouble. They found him to have bloodshot, glassy eyes, according to the report, and to be emitting a “strong odor of an alcoholic beverage.” He said he was going to Beverly. “When asked why he got off in Salem, he had no answer.”

Harrison Richard Noone, 23, 4 Maple Ave., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 5:01 p.m., on Congress Street by Patrolmen Derek White and Jonathan Duzz on charges of driving with a revoked license, an expired inspection sticker and defective equipment — a nonperforming rear taillight that was the basis of a traffic stop.

Police took a complaint at 5:04 p.m. of a woman on Federal Street who said her son’s girlfriend had pushed her and spat on her. She was told she has the right to complain in court.



Officers responded to a report of a suicidal person at 9:57 p.m.

A domestic dispute on Ash Street at 10:11 p.m. was characterized as “throwing spoons.”

Complaints at 11:57 p.m. on Water Street involved “loud snowplowing.”


Police took a report of a stolen Toyota Rav 4 on Elm Street at 11:48 a.m.

“Death threats” reported at 11:48 a.m. drew police to Independence Way.

Officers investigated an “assault with fist” on Maple Street at 2:03 p.m.

A missing necklace concerned police on Water Street at 2:39 p.m.

James G. Herlihy, 39, of Danvers was arrested, as logged at 7:50 p.m., by state police Trooper Brad Sullivan, on charge of drunken driving — he had been convicted previously of the same charge. Police made the arrest after responding to a minor accident on Route 128 south near Route 114, involving a vehicle stuck in the snow.



“People stuck in elevator” at the Cummings Center drew police at 7:49 p.m.

Officers investigated a report of “sexual force-fondle adult” stemming from an incident on Sunday, according to the log at 10:22 p.m.


James V. Fennelly, 43, 90 Kennedy Road, Tewksbury, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Dasheem Lshawn-James Dew, 21, 332 Rantoul St., Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 7:27 p.m., at Park and Creek streets on a charge of robbery with a knife and while masked. Responding were patrolmen Mark Panjwani, Erik Abrahamson, Edward Goodell, Kenneth Rollins, John McCarthy and Harold Geary.