, Salem, MA

December 28, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Swampscott


A Hemenway Road woman reported at midnight that somebody had thrown eggs at her house. She believed a neighbor on Priscilla Road was responsible.

A Pine Street woman reported at 1:45 a.m. that a car had pulled into her driveway. “When she put on the lights, the car backed out really fast,” wrote police. “Now it is stuck in the driveway.” Subsequently arrested was Theodore Booras, 55, of 65 Ware Lane, Marblehead, on charges of drunken driving and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Police were unable to locate anything amiss in the vicinity of 44 Walker Road after someone reported that an “electrical-sounding hum” was coming from somewhere in that area at 2:06 a.m.


Police received no reports of anything amiss between a 7 a.m. report of a residential alarm on Atlantic Avenue and a 10:07 p.m. report that somebody on Paradise Road had a stomach ache.



A woman reported at 2:19 p.m. that she had been “stared down by a pit bull” on Holten Street. Police wrote later: “Units located the owner of the dog. He will be properly secured.”

Police received a 3:27 p.m. report that a motor vehicle on Summit Terrace had been broken into and an iPad, laptop, sunglasses and a video recorder stolen.

A child was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital after a 4:31 p.m. report that he or she had passed out at Metro Bowl at 63 Foster St.

A woman reported anonymously at 6:27 p.m. that homeless people — including a possible sex offender — were living in an unoccupied white trailer “without red shutters” near the highway at the Mobile Estates park, 286 Newbury St. Police wrote later: “Officer was unable to locate the trailer in question, reported that the trailer described as being white without red shutters near highway appears to be incorrect. Officers unable to follow up with anonymous call. Officers clear, call appears unfounded.”

Police determined all was fine at a Westview Circle residence after a Nintendo representative reported at 9:09 p.m. that somebody there had “made statements to harm themselves” over a video game system.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Main Street about 9:30 p.m. and subsequently arrested Naomi Crystal Brown, 32, of 95 Pleasant St., Lynn, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a motor vehicle lights violation. She was also wanted on a warrant out of Lynn, according to the log.

An officer was unable to locate an orange vehicle that was reported to be speeding on Cortland Street about 11 p.m.


Police conducted a traffic stop at Spring and Winter streets about 1:30 a.m. and arrested Ergys Qyrasi, 25, of 94 Birch St., Peabody, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.



Police conducted a traffic stop at Maple Street and Hollis Road about 9:30 p.m. and arrested Thanat Saklertrattanakh, 42, of 17 Day Road, Ashland, on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


A 12:40 p.m. report of shoplifting at the Target on Independence Way resulted in the arrest of Omar Ali, 57, of 7311 Tropical Way, Savannah, Ga., on a charge of larceny over $250.



About 6:30 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop at Loring Avenue and Moffat Road and arrested Adriano Arias, 58, of 61 Lawrence St., Salem, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, third offense.


Somebody had spray-painted “multiple faces” on the side of the building at 3 High St., according to a 10:14 a.m. log item. Police wrote: “Located a short distance away in front of the Dumpster at Steve’s Market was a green spray paint can which matched the spray paint on the building as well as the stencil used on the building. These items were taken for possible print evidence.”

A Washington Street man reported at 11:41 a.m. that his neighbor had a loud muffler and that she left her vehicle running too long — 20 to 30 minutes — in the morning. Police advised him to call back when the vehicle was actually running and wrote: “He states if it wasn’t an aftermarket muffler it wouldn’t be heard and wouldn’t bother them. He would like them to be told to get a regular muffler.”

Police received a 12:47 p.m. report of an injured turkey in the vicinity of 96 Swampscott Road and determined it had a broken leg. Police wrote later: “Animal Rescue League called to state that the turkey had been picked up and will be brought in to try and fix the broken leg.”



A 10:18 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance resulted in the arrest of Giovanny Javier Bou, 20, of 273 Rantoul St., Beverly, on charges of assault and battery, two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and threatening to commit a crime.


Police received a 1:45 p.m. report that someone had fallen on ice somewhere on Dodge Street.

An officer was unable to locate the 50-year-old man who was reported at 4:24 p.m. to have knocked on the door at 6 Bass St. three times and then left the area.