, Salem, MA

June 12, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


A mail carrier lost a brown wallet on West Shore Drive, according to an 8:58 a.m. report.

Police received an 11:06 a.m. report that all of the traffic lights at the intersection of Smith and Pleasant streets were green. An officer wrote later: “Lights are currently working fine.”

A solicitor was selling windows on Cedar Street, according to a 6:48 p.m. report. Police were unable to locate the individual.

Police responded to a 6:53 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance at a Washington Street address and determined a woman was yelling at her husband “for burning dinner,” according to the log.


There were bullet casings in some trash that had been knocked over in front of a man’s house on Front Street, according to a 7:11 a.m. report.



A window was damaged — possibly by a pellet — at 39 Bradford Road, according to a 2:07 p.m. report.

Police received a 5:24 p.m. report that somebody had stolen a $200 wrought iron bench from near 4 Lake St. about 3 a.m. the night before.

Scrap metal worth $1,500 was stolen Saturday night from 19 Bradford Road, according to an 8:06 p.m. report.


Police and the Fire Department responded to a 10:27 a.m. report that smoke was coming from a rear window at 12 Bowditch St., but an officer wrote in the log that they were unable to locate anything amiss in the area.

A 1:18 p.m. report that a guest was refusing to leave brought police to the Homewood Suites Hotel. An officer said later that management would allow the individual to leave at 2 p.m.



Police received a 7:54 a.m. report of a break-in at a business at 497 Humphrey St.


The DPW was notified about blocked storm drains on Stetson and Norfolk avenues, according to a 6:11 a.m. log item.



Police responded to a 5:55 p.m. report of a suspicious vehicle at Lafayette and Dow streets and found a woman asleep inside “with the keys in her hand.” The woman lived across the street, according to the log.

Police responded to a 10:17 p.m. report of an unarmed robbery at the Coffee Time bakery at 96 Bridge St. According to the log, a male took an undetermined amount of money from the store; it was unclear whether he simply took the cash from an open register or demanded it from a cashier. There were no injuries or weapons shown, and police are continuing to investigate. No further information was available as of last night.

Police and the Fire Department responded to an 11:36 p.m. report of smoke in the building at 281 Essex St. and determined it had come from a malfunctioning dishwasher.


Police were unable to locate a vehicle that was reported to have a key in its ignition near 250 Jefferson Ave. at 4:53 a.m.

Police advised a Clark Street woman to contact Facebook after she reported at 12:51 p.m. that somebody had an account with her details. “Several years ago she had opened up a Facebook account,” wrote police. “Last year someone hacked into her account. So she opened up a new one. Whoever hacked the original account is still using it. They have pictures of her and her family up on the Facebook page.”

A Beckett Street woman reported at 2:08 p.m. that a piece of mail containing a check from her aunt in Mississippi had been stolen.



A 12:35 a.m. report that a bat was in a house brought an officer to 30 Hillcrest Ave. “Unable to get bat out but it was isolated in a mudroom for the night and home owner advised to call exterminator in the morning,” wrote police.


Police responded to a 3:59 a.m. report of an alarm at 106 Lothrop St. “All appeared secure,” wrote police. “Went through house with homeowner. Appeared back door blew open with the wind.”

A vehicle at 84 Cabot St. had been vandalized, according to a 3:02 p.m. report.



At 3:01 p.m., an officer on Washington Street arrested Thomas F. Ward, 46, of 142 Hoyt Road, Bradford, on charges of drunken driving, second offense; speeding; and a marked lanes violation.



Police received a 9:12 p.m. report of a possible domestic dispute at 7 Appleton St.

At 9:42 p.m., an officer at 16 Bayberry Road arrested Jeremy Amero, 21, of 249 Lynn St., Peabody, on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order.


A 3:25 a.m. report of a loud party at the Days Inn on Endicott Street resulted in the arrests of Alicia Donlan, 20, of 14 Curwin Circle, Lynn, on charges of disturbing the peace, malicious destruction of property over $250 and resisting arrest; Davena Heard, 19, of 69 Gardiner St., Lynn, on a charge of disturbing the peace; and Dalvyn Green, 20, of 16 Oak St., Lynn, on a charge of disturbing the peace.