, Salem, MA

September 28, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


An officer was unable to locate a man who was reported to be carrying somebody over his shoulder at Cabot and Bennett streets at 1:33 a.m.

Police investigated a report of a grass fire at Folger and Tanzella avenues, with the Beverly Fire Department responding at 5:59 p.m.

Gunshots were reportedly heard in the area of Preston Place at 6:08 p.m.

Police investigated a car versus motorcycle accident with personal injury at Rantoul and Pond streets at 8:50 p.m. Police said a Beverly woman pulled out of a space just as a motorcycle ridden by a Boxford man came around corner. Police said the woman clipped the corner of the motorcycle. No serious injuries were reported.


Police investigated a loud house party on Rantoul Street at 1:35 a.m.

Police took a report of a stolen car from Cabot Street at 6:50 a.m.

A dog was reportedly hit by a car on Colon Street and Fielder Road at 7:37 a.m.

Police took a report of a past larceny on Kelleher Road at 11:25 a.m.

A hypodermic needle was found in the parking lot of 150 Cabot St. at 12:25 p.m.

Items were reportedly stolen from boxes at a residence on Kernwood Avenue.

After a motor vehicle stop on Dane and Essex streets at 6:23 p.m., Thomas E. Parsons, 56, of 12 Gibbs Hill Drive, Gloucester, was arrested and charged with possession of a Class B drug, oxycodone, and a crosswalk violation.



Police received a 9:17 a.m. report of an abuse prevention order violation. Roy Robert, 47, of 103 Newbury St., Danvers, was arrested on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order.

Police responded to a report of difficult road conditions as they responded to retrieve a pizza delivery bag in the road in the vicinity of Kappy’s Liquors at 158 Andover St. (Route 114) at 9:59 p.m.


Police took a report of larceny of or a lost plate from Ira Toyota, 161A Andover St. (Route 114) at 9:20 a.m.

A motor vehicle break-in was reported at Ensat Auto Tech Building E at 565 Maple St. at 10:31 a.m.

Police investigated a report of a road rage incident involving a man with a baseball bat on Cranebrook Drive at 11:25 a.m.

A hit-and-run accident was reported in the vicinity of Best Buy at the Liberty Tree Mall, 230 Independence Way. A vehicle hit an MBTA bus.

Police received a report that shirts were shoplifted from Wal-Mart, 55 Brooksby Village Drive at 2:13 p.m. A summons was issued in the matter.

Derek Maurais, 25, of 2 Joy Road, Peabody, was arrested and charged at 2:51 p.m. with the violation of a restraining order, domestic assault and a warrant at Motel 6, 65 Newbury St.



At 9:04 a.m., police Chief Robert Picariello asked Officer Andrew Clark to speak with workers on Middle Street who had ladders in the street, and ask them to go to Abbot Hall. The ladders were reportedly about 5 feet into the street, taking up a couple of spots. The owner of the company went to Abbot Hall to make permit arrangements.

Police responded to Essex and Pleasant streets at 11:12 a.m. and arrested Susan K. Fader, 57, of 23 Waterside Road, Marblehead, and charged her with disorderly conduct. Fader was transported to Lynn District Court.

Police took a report of a past disturbance on Front Street at 12:10 p.m. A man came into an office and reportedly confronted the caller in his cubicle over the sale of his home. The man would not leave when repeatedly asked, then finally did so. Caller plans to issue a no-trespass notice.

Police took a report at 4:43 p.m. that an 82-year-old woman had been found in the basement of a Girdler Road home. The woman had reportedly fallen the day before and fractured her leg and hip, and broke her ribs. The woman was taken Salem Hospital.

A bank officer from National Grand Bank alerted police at 5:47 p.m. to a check scam after someone came into the station and tried to cash a check in reference to a contest prize and the bank informed her the check was bogus.

A cellphone was reportedly stolen from a package left out in front of a residence on Westport Lane at 5:49 p.m.



A past burglary was reported at 2:31 p.m. to a residence on Harrison Avenue. Police found minor damage at the front door’s deadbolt. There was no sign anyone gained entry.

A motorist was stopped and cited on Northend Street at 2:43 p.m. for obstructing an emergency vehicle.

Police went to R&A Automotive, 26 Lake St., at 2:55 p.m. to speak with a woman about damage to her motor vehicle, which struck some concrete in the roadway.

A scooter was reported stolen on Chestnut Street at 2:57 p.m.

A Lynnfield resident was stopped at 1 Orthopedic Drive at 4:48 p.m. and summonsed for driving with a revoked license and an uninsured motor vehicle.

Police investigated a report of vandalism to the Carroll School, 60 Northend St., at 5:40 p.m. A surveillance video shows two boys, about 14 to 15 years old, damaging the school’s flood lights.

A woman reported at 7:42 p.m. that a neighbor was lighting items on fire on a grassy area near her patio on Keys Drive. The woman later reported there was no fire and she went back inside.


An Acura RL was reported vandalized while parked at Christian Book Distributors, 140 Summit St. at 6:01 a.m. Both sides of the vehicle and the hood were spray painted, and someone used a black magic marker to write on the windows. Police do not have any suspects.

After being stopped on Walton and Fulton streets at 7:32 a.m., Ian M. Kierstead, 27, of 2 Lincoln Place, Peabody, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license and driving an unregistered motor vehicle.

An employee of Grossman’s Bargain Outlet, 96 Foster St., left a voicemail with the animal control officer saying the store had trapped a cat on the property. The officer at 8:05 a.m. advised the store to release the cat immediately, because cats are allowed to roam freely and are not required to be restrained on their owner’s property.

Lindsay Cirone, 28, of 414 Chestnut St., Wilmington, was stopped on Elm Street at 9:01 a.m., and charged with possession of a class C drug.

Peabody Fire Department reported Bartholomew Street is impassable to their fire trucks due to the delivery of a cast iron pipe at 10:48 a.m. Police reported the truck is off to the side of the road.

Peabody police assisted Danvers police at 11:32 a.m. with a report of a road rage incident on Cranebrook Way after an incident occurred in Danvers.

Police reported a shoplifter had become combative with staff at the Stop and Shop on 19 Howley St. Police reportedly had a person in custody as of 9:15 p.m. Justin Rich, 35, with a last known address of The Lafayette Hotel, 116 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested and charged with shoplifting by concealing merchandise, police said.



Police conducted a traffic stop on Essex Street at 5:11 p.m. and subsequently arrested Joao B. Deoliveira, 33, of 13 Traralli Terrace, Framingham, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle without a license and a violation of DPW rules.

Police and the Fire Department received a report shortly before 9 p.m. that somebody had jumped or fallen from the eighth floor of the apartment building at 12 Pope St. It was unclear whether the person survived.

Police in the area of Margin Street at 7:11 p.m. arrested Craig Scott Labrie, 30, of 40 Bartlett St., Beverly, on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.


Police arrested a man who not only kicks in his sleep, he allegedly does so while awake. At 8:42 a.m., police took a report of a past assault on Fort and Columbus avenues. Police spoke with a woman at the station who reported she was sleeping in a tent this morning with four others in the woods off Fort Avenue by Salem Willows. She reported she was lying next to Christopher Thomas II, 26, whose address is listed as homeless in the city. Around 7:30 a.m., he was kicking in his sleep, and the woman woke him to tell him to stop. He allegedly woke up, left to go to the bathroom, then came back and kicked her in the chest. Police, based on statements from the victim, issued a warrant for the man’s arrest on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a shod foot, and assault with a dangerous weapon, a knife. Later that night, at 9:14 p.m., police arrested Thomas at Derby and Congress streets after he was located by a police detective.