SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 20, 2013

Police/Fire


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead

Wednesday

Police received a 9:28 a.m. report that an unlocked car in an open garage on Overlook Road had been broken into.

An 11:25 p.m. report of a “dispute over a snowblower purchase” brought police to Marion Road.

A man with dementia was transported to Salem Hospital from Carlton Road after an 11:34 a.m. report that he was “not responding to commands — just moaning and groaning.”

A Harris Street man reported at 1:23 p.m. that he hadn’t seen his brother for two years.

A Crown Way caller reported at 2:04 p.m. that somebody had taken a few Poland Springs bottles from his porch.

Police and the Fire Department responded to a Cloutmans Lane address after a 2:13 p.m. report that a 21-month-old child had fallen down 13 stairs. The child was not hospitalized.

Swampscott

Wednesday

Police received a 9:23 a.m. report that a man was shoveling snow into the street on Walker Road.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Essex Street about 10 a.m. and subsequently arrested Faustino Lopez, 34, of 20 Lynnfield St., Lynn, on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop or yield and impeded operation.

A motorist was transported to Salem Hospital for evaluation after a 2:09 p.m. report that he or she had “hit a snowbank and then struck a tree” on Walker Road.

Police received a 6:14 p.m. report that an employee at the UPS store on Paradise Road had stolen thousands of dollars “by crediting his personal credit card.”

Beverly

Wednesday

Police received a 4:44 p.m. report that an injured dog was limping down Thorndike Street.

Thursday

A schizophrenic woman at the Harborlight property at 1 Monument Square reported at 3:26 a.m. that staff there were “starting fires in her room and ... trying to kill her.”

Police were unable to locate the vehicle that was reported to be stuck on the train tracks at Elliott and Beckford streets at 11:44 a.m.

Police were unable to locate two men who were reported to be yelling in the roadway at 327 Rantoul St. at 12:36 p.m.

Three people sustained minor injuries in a three-car accident on Cabot Street about 6:30 p.m.

Peabody

Wednesday

A 3:46 p.m. report of shoplifting at Newbury Comics at Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Hakeem Renelique, 24, of 24 River St., Apt. 1, Acton, on charges of larceny over $250 and carrying a dangerous weapon.

A 3:52 p.m. report of shoplifting at JC Penney at Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Jazmin A. Adames, 27, of 39 Boylston St., Apt. 5, Boston, on a charge of shoplifting over $100 by concealing merchandise.

Security at Northshore Mall reported at 5:48 p.m. that somebody was using counterfeit money at Abercrombie & Fitch. “Officer Nelson spoke to party, reported bills do not appear to be counterfeit,” police wrote later.

Thursday

Police were seeking warrants for two men with charges of unarmed robbery and assault and battery after a 12:10 a.m. report that they had taken a cellphone and $200 from a man in the vicinity of 7 Central St. One of the men was arrested later in the morning after a detective “noticed the suspect’s mother and will be following her to see if she may lead officers to the suspect’s location,” according to the log.

Police received a 1 p.m. report that somebody was passed out in a vehicle at 260 Andover St. Police wrote later: “Person was on a break from their job and taking a nap.”

Danvers

Wednesday

Police received a 5:32 p.m. report of shoplifting at the Hallmark store at Liberty Tree Mall and subsequently arrested Brianna Lovejoy, 33, of 35 Walter St., Apt. 2, Salem, on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

An officer conducted a traffic stop on Andover Street at 11:14 p.m. and subsequently arrested James Sacco, 24, of 52 Clement Ave., Peabody, on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, littering from a vehicle and possession to distribute of a class D drug.

Thursday

A 3:48 p.m. report of shoplifting at Wal-Mart on Brooksby Village Drive resulted in the arrest of Billy Delacruz, 19, of 32 Keyes Drive, Peabody, on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

Salem

Wednesday

Police conducted a traffic stop on Hawthorne Boulevard about 8:30 p.m. and subsequently arrested Eduardo Mota Leon, 37, of 68 Henry Ave., Lynn, on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, fifth offense; and having no inspection sticker.

Police responded to Victoria’s Station at 88 Wharf St. after an 11:36 p.m. report that somebody was using a stolen credit card and determined the card wasn’t stolen but the man using it had lied about his identity and was the subject of three warrants, according to the log. Subsequently arrested was Todd Miller, 29, of 32 Johnson St., Peabody, on a charge of giving a police officer a false name, in addition to the warrants.

Thursday

Police were unable to locate anything suspicious after a 1:59 a.m. report that a Bridge Street woman had “heard a basement door slam shut” and then saw a man fleeing her driveway.

An officer advised juveniles against throwing snowballs in the street and interfering with traffic after he saw them do so in the area of 64 Boston St., according to a 3:17 p.m. log item.

About 4:30 p.m., an officer at 116 Lafayette St. arrested Jefferey J. Alexander, 60, homeless, on charges of trespassing and disorderly conduct.