, Salem, MA

September 30, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Thomas E. Parsons, 56, of Gloucester was arrested on charges of crosswalk violation and possession of oxycodone after being pulled over at 6:23 p.m. on Dane Street at Essex Street.

Police arrested Todd C. Porter, 30, 461 Rantoul St., Beverly, on a charge of disorderly conduct after being called to 19 Bennett St. on a report of disturbance involving six to eight people.

Frank A. Flaherty, 34, 112 Bridge St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting by asportation at Stop & Shop, 224 Elliott St., at 9:45 p.m. He was later arrested on Sunday at 6:32 p.m. on charges of crosswalk violation, failing to stop for police and violation of the city ordinance for open container after being pulled over on a moped on Cabot Street.

Hector J. Rodriguez, 19, 27 Home St., Beverly was arrested on Rantoul Street on charges of possessing methamphetamine and possessing drugs to distribute, according to 10:39 p.m. log item


Stephen M. Carlson, 58, 15 Bradley Road, Danvers, was arrested on a warrant for an abuse-prevention violation on Cabot Street at 1:03 p.m.



Selvyn Macario-Barrios, 26, of Lynn was arrested on a charge of drunken driving after being pulled over on Maple Street at 6:48 p.m.

Candy Keenan-Ward, 44, 10 Maple St., Danvers, was arrested on a charge of drunken driving, second offense, according to a 10:57 p.m. log item.



A bicyclist was injured during an accident with a vehicle at Asbury Street near Woodland Mead about 6:45 a.m., an officer said. The man was transported to Beverly Hospital, and the incident is under investigation.



A Franklin Street resident reported that a recycling bin and a rainbow flag, pole and fixture were stolen at 10:13 a.m. The caller stated she doesn’t know if it was “vandalism or homophobia.”



Justin J. Rich, 35, 116 Lafayette St., Apt. 2, Salem, was arrested at 9:15 p.m. at Stop & Shop, 19 Howley St., on charges of shoplifting by concealing merchandise. Store officials reported he was being combative, according to the log item.


Dana N. Gallien, 25, 32 Buxton Lane, Peabody, was arrested on charges of drunken driving and speeding after being pulled over on Caller Street at 1:06 a.m.

Vincent M. Mason, 35, 32 Surrey Lane, Peabody, was arrested on Lowell Street at 2:25 p.m. on charges of operating a motor vehicle with license suspended and having an unsecured/uncovered load


Derek DiStenfano, 44, 176 Newbury St., Apt. 10, Peabody, was arrested on warrant out of Haverhill District Court for leaving the scene of property damage and violating state highway rules and regulations after his vehicle was reported disabled, according to a 12:45 a.m. police log item.



Police conducted a traffic stop at Margin and Norman streets at 9:57 a.m. and subsequently arrested Edward G. Pascucci, 46, of 40 Island Road, Lynnfield, on charges of operating an uninsured vehicle, failure to signal, operating an unregistered vehicle and operating with a suspended license, subsequent offense.

At 9:59 a.m., an officer at 12 Pope St. arrested Geraldo Garcia, 31, of the same address, on a charge of failure to register as a sex offender, subsequent offense. He was also wanted on seven warrants out of Lynn, Saugus, Danvers, Salem and Peabody, according to the log.

Police executed a search warrant at 13 Rainbow Terrace at 2:15 p.m. and subsequently arrested Roger J. Tirado, 23, of the same address, on charges of illegal possession of a class A substance, possession of a class A substance with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute in a school zone.

At 10:14 p.m., police took a report of a past assault. After a short investigation, the officer spoke with detectives about the incident for follow-up.

At 10:23 p.m., police took a report of a past domestic disturbance on First Street. Angel D. Deleon-Veloz, 23, of 12 First St., Salem, was arrested and charged with assault and battery.


Police took a report of a threat made over the phone at North Shore Children’s Hospital, 57 Highland Ave., at 12:46 a.m. Police spoke with a nurse who said a woman had called several times in regard to the care of her son. The woman was given the number to the complaint hotline and told to call this number during normal business hours. The woman called back several more times and related “she would go there and slap” the nurses. Police tried to speak with the woman, but she refused to answer her phone. The officer reached the woman’s grandmother, who said she would call her granddaughter and advise her to stop calling.

At 2:08 a.m., police responded to a Gallows Hill Road residence for a report of damage to a motor vehicle. Police spoke with a couple who said they saw the woman’s ex-boyfriend standing next to the woman’s 2003 black Dodge Neon. The woman then said she heard a hissing noise like air being let out of the tire, and then she saw a vehicle drive away. The woman identified her ex-boyfriend. Police inspected the driver’s side front tire, and it appeared that only the air was let out, and there was no damage. The woman was advised of her restraining-order rights.

Police took a report of identity fraud and the unauthorized use of a debit card at 9:39 a.m. The victim was told by Eastern Bank that a series of small charges totaling $147.98 for Skype calls and online gaming went through Florida, London and Luxembourg. The larger charges were stopped by the bank. Police advised her to monitor her credit.

Police removed a drunken individual from an MBTA bus at 9:55 a.m. Police were flagged down on New Derby Street by an MBTA bus driver who reported a drunken man on his bus who would not move. The man was assisted off the bus and taken into protective custody.

At 11:23 a.m., police took a report of a past accident in the parking lot of 72 Loring Ave. and at Tedeschi Food Store.

Police made a scooter stop at 450 Highland Ave. at 12:05 p.m. Officers arrested the operator, Patrick Angel Richardi, 42, of 96 Central Ave., Everett, and charged him with a red-light violation and driving a motor vehicle after his license was suspended.

Police took a report of a stolen 2004 Honda Metropolitan scooter on North Street at 12:14 p.m.

A wallet was reported stolen on Essex Street at 1:28 p.m.

At 1:56 p.m., police took a report that a tire on a white, 2008 Nissan Maxima had been slashed on Eclipse Lane sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning.


Tayla M. Errico, 21, of Stoneham and Jacquelyn T. Sharkey, 21, of Stoneham were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct at 1:05 a.m. at Central and Charter streets.

Alexander L. Baptista, 27, of Everett, and Winston Williams Jr., 28, 21 Essex St., Salem, were arrested on charges of disturbing the peace after police responded to a party at Williams’ apartment, according to a 1:09 a.m. log item report.

Elias R. Moya, 25, 11 Prince St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct as part of a “loud group” on Derby Street at 1:28 a.m.

Fravenny N. Pol, 30, 36 School St., was arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace after police were called to her house at 5:03 a.m. for loud music. Pol was advised why police were there but failed to cooperate, provide an ID or keep the noise down, according to the log.

Kenneth M. Dumas, 30, 41 Elliot St., Beverly, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting from Shaw’s Supermarket on Traders Way at 1:50 p.m.


Editor's note: The following charges against Daniel S. Kim have since been dismissed.

Daniel S. Kim, 30, 10 Foster St., Salem, was arrested on charges of domestic aggravated assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, according to a 5:57 p.m. log item.



A Sargent Road resident reported at 9:02 a.m. that her red, 10-speed Cannondale bicycle was recently stolen from her residence.


A Greenwood Avenue resident reported at 2:32 p.m. that packages left on her front porch were stolen.


A person reported to police at 8:22 p.m. that a group of youths lit a backpack on fire near Middlesex Avenue to Clarke School. The caller stated that she extinguished the fire lit by two boys between the ages of 13 and 16 who ran down Middlesex Avenue toward Berkshire Street. Police checked the area but did not find the boys, according to the log item.