, Salem, MA

February 3, 2014


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


A caller reported a “Man banging on door” at 62 Pleasant St. at 12:35 a.m.

A person reported seeing a blood trail on Hale Street at 10:59 a.m. According to the log, police followed the trail to a dead end, but a person found at Beverly Hospital admitted the blood was his in connection to the incident.

At 11:41 a.m., a person reported getting punched in the face by two unidentified men on Herrick Street.



Police arrested Ginnette Garcia, 24, of 74 Rainbow Terrace, on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, operating a motor vehicle with an expired inspection sticker, and a warrant out of Lynn, after she was pulled over at 11:24 a.m. on Highland Avenue.

At 10:53 p.m., police arrested Joseph Collins, 47, of 66 Marlborough Road, on a charge of assault and battery, after responding to a call on Marlborough Road.

Police arrested Edgar Pimental, 28, of 12 Peabody St., on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and a warrant out of Salem, after responding to a report of a car accident at 10:35 p.m. on Aborn Street.

A Peabody fire truck struck a wall in front of a building on Aborn Street at 11:26 p.m. The wall sustained damage to the top portion of the structure, as well as a cement block. There was also minor damage to a nearby house where it meets the wall, the log said.


A caller from Charles Street reported at 1:10 a.m. that she and a friend had about $400 each stolen from their purses which were in her car parked in front of 5 Charles St.

At 5:03 a.m., Salem State University police arrested Nathaniel Gaye, 19, of 14 Aldon Road, Peabody, on charges of breaking and entering at night, disorderly conduct, trespassing and resisting arrest, after police were called to 20 Harrison Road and the Bates Townhouses. During the booking process, Gaye was found with a powdery substance believed to be heroin and was charged with possession of a class A substance as well, the log said.

A caller from Goodell Street reported stolen medication at 2:52 p.m. According to the log, the caller is a cancer patient who was missing prescription pain medication.

Police responded to a 9:45 p.m. report of a possible stabbing on Abbott Street.



A caller from 227 Washington St. reported seeing a 2-year-old girl walking by herself at 2:02 p.m. The child was last seen walking on Washington Street heading toward the Welch School. The caller also said there was a newer model, black sedan that had pulled over in the area of the child. Officers checked the area and surrounding streets and were unable to locate the girl. Police said no missing children have been reported.

A caller from the West Memorial School on Bow Street reported at 3:27 p.m. that her car was keyed.

At 6:37 p.m., a person at 12 Tracey St. reported two car windows were broken.


At 12 a.m., a caller reported a man chasing a woman who was screaming for help. According to the log, the woman allegedly getting chased didn’t want to give the officers any information, but just wanted the man to be sent on his way.

An anonymous report of a man who yelled “I’m going to kill you” was reported at 10:15 a.m. from the Charles Motel on Mill Street. Officers checked the area and didn’t find anything.

Two kids were reported taking apart a car at Lt. Ross Park on Johnson Street at 1:47 p.m.

Police arrested Kristen Grover, 32, of 14 Perkins St., Lynn, on a charge of shoplifting over $100 by concealing, after she was detained at the Sears on Andover Street at 3:56 p.m.

A caller from 8 Walnut St. reported at 4:40 p.m. that tenants in the apartment above her were throwing furniture off the porch.

At 5:11 p.m., police arrested Ruth Watson, 56, of 9 Ocean St., Beverly, on a charge of disorderly conduct. Police say Watson was intoxicated on Andover Street.

Police arrested Andrew Moskevich, 29, of 2 Walker Road, on a charge of assault and battery after receiving a domestic assault call at 6:20 p.m.

Carmelina Hernandez, 43, of 313 Cooledge St., Revere, was arrested at Sears on Andover Street at 7:09 p.m., on a charge of larceny over $250.

Police received a shoplifting report from Macy’s on Andover Street and upon arrival arrested Lucia Medeiros, 54, of 37 Delmont St., Methuen, at 7:21 p.m., on charges of larceny over $250 and possession of burglarious tools.


At 11:49 a.m., Salem police called in that they had received reports of two women dressed in black holding a bow and arrow at St. Mary’s Cemetery on Margin Street.



At 2:23 p.m., a mailman in town reported seeing an open door to a property owned by residents who are away for the next seven weeks. The mailman said he’s holding their mail. Police confirmed an open door and will be checking the house to make sure it’s secure.

Salem police called at 9:54 p.m. and said there was a report of fireworks in the area of conservation land near Carna Road and Lafayette Street.


Police arrested Brandon Miller, 38, of 36 Prospect St., on a charge of domestic assault and battery after his wife reported at 10:48 a.m. that he was abusive and pushed her during an argument.

A caller from Humphrey Street reported at 3:54 p.m. that her neighbor was harassing her family by walking by her back door and their cars.



At 9:45 a.m., a caller from 48 Norfolk Ave. reported seeing a fox or coyote running toward the Clarke School. The log item also said another caller from the Depot area reported seeing a fox or coyote nearby spinning in circles, possibly sick.

An injured bird was reported seen near Eismans Beach by a caller on Puritan Road at 4:11 p.m.



Paula Digregorio, 40, of 144 Hobart St., was arrested at 1:49 a.m. on Andover Street, on charges of operating under the influence of liquor, failure to stop for police, speeding and a marked lanes violation.

A caller from the Hunt Nursing Home on Lindall Street reported at 9:44 a.m. that cash had been stolen from patients.

At 12:12 p.m., police arrested Anthony Lynch, 32, of 170 Morton St., Jamaica Plain, on charges of shoplifting by asportation, after police received a call from Wal-Mart on Brooksby Village Drive.