, Salem, MA

May 27, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Michael Hogan, 39, 276 Rantoul St., Beverly, was charged with four counts of assault by means of a dangerous weapon and a false fire alarm near 278 Rantoul St., according to a 12:12 a.m. report. Police were called to the scene for a “man yelling/screaming with knife,” the report said.


Brian J. Zagrobski, 44, 13 Crowdis St., Salem, was arrested on charges of subsequent offense of suspended license, failing to stop/yield, violation of city’s knife/weapons ordinance, unregistered motor vehicle, uninsured motor vehicle and possession of pepper spray, according to 10:26 a.m. report.

Derick D. Laverdiere, 27, 60 Bridge St., Beverly, was arrested on charges of drunken driving, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, marked lanes violation and having an open container of alcohol after crashing near 55 West St., according to a 10:30 p.m. report. An ambulance was called to the scene, but no injuries were reported.


Angel M. Vasquez, 20, 10 Lothrop St., Beverly, was arrested on charges of assault and battery at 174 Rantoul St., according to a 12:33 a.m. report.



Miguelina Baez, 33, of Lawrence, was arrested on charges of drunken driving, marked lanes violation and number plate violation after being pulled over on Andover Street, according to a 4:35 a.m. report.

Tires were reported slashed at 5100 Kirkbridge Drive at 10:11 a.m.

Katlyn Bergendahl, 26, 102 Newbury St., Danvers, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace at the Extended Stay Inn, 102 Newbury St., according to a 11:51 p.m. report.


Andrew Finlay, 27, of Melrose, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting over $100 by asportation. He was arrested for “attempting to steal” a TV from Walmart, 55 Brooksby Village Drive, according to a 4:03 p.m. report.



Vandalism to a car at 19 Anne Drive, was reported at 3:05 p.m.

Police pulled over a car that was reportedly involved in a “road rage incident,” in which a person claimed the driver threw a bottle at her. The driver denied throwing anything out the window, but was cited for failure to inspect the vehicle and a defective rear tail light.


A caller reported that a Jeep on Lowell Street hit a dog and the driver kept going west toward Route 1 at 12:13 p.m. An officer was able to locate the owner, who took the dog to an emergency animal hospital.



Crystal Davis, 30, of Lynn, and Joanna Peralta, 35, of 10 Simon St., Beverly, were arrested on charges of shoplifting by concealing merchandise at Target on Highland Avenue, according to a 6:22 p.m. report. They both also had warrants.


Sharon M. Cunningham, 46, 157 Essex St., Swampscott, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting by asporation under $250 from Shaw’s, 11 Traders Way, according to a 7:26 a.m. report.

Harkeem W. Jackson, 22, 7 Partridgeberry Lane, Hamilton, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in the area of 107 Lafayette St., according to a 4:57 p.m. report. Officers on patrol were “drawn to a male party who was screaming and yelling in front of 107 Lafayette Street,” according to the log.


Katie B. Stewart, 29, 2219 Kirkbridge Drive, Danvers, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery that reportedly took place on Derby Street, according to a 1:14 a.m. report.

Robert A. Porterfield, 25, 278 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250, according to a 3:37 a.m. report.

Police responded to Walmart at 450 Highland Ave. at 8:25 a.m. on a report of stolen lawnmowers. Store officials reported that three Briggs and Stratton push lawnmowers were stolen from the front of the store sometime overnight. The lawnmowers are worth about $300 each, according to the police report.

Veronica L. Vargas, 27, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of shoplifting over $100, illegal possession of a class C substance and giving a false name to a police officer, according to 12:34 p.m. report.

A dirt bike was reported stolen from 73 Congress St. at 1:54 p.m. The bike was parked in a parking space and not locked, according to the report. No make or model is available because it had been modified.



A caller reported to police at 11:18 a.m. that a “company car” parked on Front Street was stolen overnight. The car was “located down at the landing. She must have gotten her restaurants mixed up,” according to the police report. The caller was notified of the location of the car.