, Salem, MA

March 26, 2014


The Salem News

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Three people were taken to the hospital after a two-car accident at the intersection of Jackson Street and Jefferson Avenue around 4:15 p.m. Jayla Russo of 11 Atkins Ave., Lynn, was cited for failure to use care while turning.

Sally Ouellette, 46, of 178 South Pleasant St., Bradford, was arrested at 4:33 p.m. at Canal and Pond streets and charged with driving with a revoked license, illegal possession of a class B substance, and illegal possession of a class E substance.

Police are investigating a couple of incidents of graffiti vandalism. Several areas of the Flynntan building on Boston Street were marked by graffiti, including a brick wall, metal door, wooden fence, garage door, concrete wall and metal utility pole. Among the identifiable words were “etos” and “panic.” Fresh graffiti was also discovered on two utility boxes on Traders Way, including the word “twerp” written in black paint.

When police responded to a harassment complaint at an apartment on Washington Street at 7:51 p.m., a man told them he had been receiving multiple calls from a telemarketing service. He was advised to not answer the calls and to pursue blocking the phone number.


Police responded to a “dispute over toilet paper” at 12:38 a.m. on Lafayette Street.

An 8:03 a.m. report of a woman screaming led police to an apartment at 2 Parlee St.. The woman told police she was upset because she could not find her inhaler.

A woman escaped serious injury when her car struck an unoccupied parked vehicle on Federal Street about 11 a.m. and flipped over onto its roof. Police said Abbye Parks, 31, of 88 Grove St., Lynn, was driving “at a speed greater than reasonable or proper” when her 2005 Toyota Scion rear-ended a parked 2005 Jeep, pushing it forward about 10 feet. Parks’ car then struck a fire hydrant, rolled over to its left and landed on its roof. Parks was taken to Salem Hospital for evaluation but was not seriously hurt, according to police. She was cited for speeding. Both vehicles were towed.

David Raymond, 21, of 57 Pine Grove Ave., Lynn, was cited for failure to yield after an accident at Washington and Canal streets at 12:15 p.m.

A man reported to police that someone entered his wife’s vehicle and stole a handicap placard.

A man reported that four motorcycles/scooters were stolen overnight from his rented garage on Salem Street. One motorcycle was left behind in the alleyway next door, apparently because it was too heavy for the thieves, police said.



Dennis Romero, 25, of 1313 Broughton Drive, Beverly, was arrested at 1:20 a.m. at the corner of River and Pleasant streets and charged with speeding and driving with a revoked licensed.

Police responded to a call at 9:32 a.m. of a woman “throwing clothes and running around” a motor vehicle at 69 Shortell Ave.



A caller told police about an abandoned walker on Dennison Avenue. The caller did not know who owned the walker, so police took it to the police station for safekeeping.

Jeffrey Brody, 63, of 96 Gainsborough St., Boston, was arrested at 11:33 p.m. on Humphrey Street and charged with speeding, a marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.



A man walked into the police station and told officers he “has had enough of his girlfriend” and told her to leave their residence. He said he would call police if she returned.



Isac Dovale, 27, of 66 Aborn St., Apt. 3, Peabody, was arrested at 9:07 p.m. on Main Street and charged with driving with a suspended license.



Toni Gagner, 37, of 19 Beckford St., Beverly, was arrested at Kohl’s and charged with shoplifting over $250.