, Salem, MA

October 15, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Police attended to a homeless person passed out on church steps at Cabot and Bane streets at 10:16 a.m.

Jeffrey S. Brown, 48, no address, James E. Carter, 58, and Ronald Dickerson, 61, both of 62 Pleasant St., Beverly, were all arrested, as logged at 10:52 a.m., at Cabot Street and Blaine Avenue, each on a charge of having an open container of alcohol. Carter was also accused of violating the city’s knife ordinance. Participating in the arrest were patrolmen Michael Backstrom, Erik Abrahamson and Detectives Darlene Prinz and Jeff Tache.

Police assisted in dealing with a shoplifter at Stop & Shop on Elliot Street, as logged at 2:39 p.m.

Jason Richard MacNeil, 43, 205 Rantoul St., Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 3:29 p.m., at McKay and Sturtevant streets by Patrolman Michael Backstrom on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

Yves Menard, 37, 58 Essex St., Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 8:07 p.m., by Patrolman Michael Henebury and Detective Dana Nicholson on charges of having an illegal firearm, possessing cocaine with intent to distribute and not having an inspection sticker on his vehicle. He was stopped on Cabot Street.

Abby Elizabeth Papagelis, 20, 12 Patricia Road, Danvers, was arrested, as logged at 11:37 p.m., by Patrolmen Michael Henebury and Joshua Pickett on charges of drunken driving, marked lane and equipment violations. Police had noted a “car driving on rim” with “front-end damage.”


Anne-Marie Fischer, 27, 11 Savoy Road, Hamilton, was arrested, as logged at 11:07 a.m., on Tozer Road by officers Joshua Pickett and April Clarizia on charges of driving with a suspended license, reckless endangerment, negligent driving and marked-lane violations.

Police investigated a disturbance involving dog walkers on Cabot Street at 12:32 p.m.

The report at 5:24 p.m. of a phone stolen from a Maryland man at the Cummings Center drew police.

Adam Morrissey, 19, 64 Palmer St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 8:10 p.m., by Patrolmen Erik Abrahamson and Thomas Nolan on charges of disorderly conduct and lewd, wanton and lascivious conduct. Police initially responded to a report of someone exposing himself.

Officers responded to a report of someone “fraudulently procuring food” at the Green Papaya restaurant on Cabot Street, according to the log at 9:01 p.m.

A burglary at Hopkins Avenue drew police at 11:15 p.m.


A complaint of a man “looking into several parked cars” brought police to Rantoul and School streets at 9:50 a.m.


A construction crew was told to wait after police got a call complaining of work beginning an hour before the allowed 7 a.m. starting time in the area of Rantoul and Fayette streets.



Police suggested going to court when a man on Dow Street reported his downstairs neighbor punching him over a dispute involving the victim’s daughter whose bedroom is overhead. She gets up and makes noise, the attacker was said to complain. The victim said the downstairs neighbor was waiting for him and punched him “several times on the left side of the head.” He did not require medical care in what officers described as an ongoing dispute.

A young girl caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart, according to the log at 8:07 p.m., was brought to the police station where a guardian arrived to provide positive identification. “Wal-Mart will be filing their own charges,” according to the report. “She did shoplift a number of items totaling $106.36.”

Intervening in a domestic dispute on Bridge and Peter streets, police were told at 8:22 p.m. by the wife that “they had a verbal argument and (her husband) would not stop banging the wall trying to annoy her.” He denied it but left for the night.

A man told police at 9:56 p.m. that he put his bike to the rear of a residence on Tremont Street while visiting a friend. When he came out, the bike, valued at $660, was gone.

A verbal dispute on Wisteria Street saw a man agreeing to leave while the woman was advised by police to go to bed. When she called later to complain that the man had returned, police located him. He showed them text messages she had sent “asking him to return home and to bring beer.” The woman was judged so drunk that police took her into protective custody, according to the log at 10:40 p.m.

A motorized scooter stolen from a backyard on Roslyn Street was noted in the log at 10:54 p.m.

They were told to quiet down — which must have proved difficult. The noise complaint on Lawrence Street at 11:15 involved people watching the incredible Red Sox playoff win.


A man’s car was towed away after police on Margin Street determined he was driving the Toyota Camry with a suspended license. “His license was also seized and will be destroyed,” according to the log at 12:28 a.m.

Faux evergreen plants were the target in a real theft from in front of a home on Lawrence Street, as logged at 9:20 a.m. The owner suspects guests from a nearby college party could be the culprits.

A pedestrian was transported from the scene after a Honda Civic “came in contact with” her on Highland Avenue, according to the log at 12:41 p.m. No charges were filed.



A woman on Paul Avenue asked for added police patrols as a result of “bananas being thrown at her motor vehicle,” according to the log at 2:53 p.m. It’s “happened several times in the past month.”

A couple on Price Road called police after encountering “a young male child outside of their house,” as logged at 4:55 p.m. “They feel that he ... may be lost.” Officers brought the boy to North Shore Children’s Hospital. They report later being “confronted” by the mother, who was advised to go to the hospital and to speak the Department of Children and Families.

Valued at $300, a red Homelite Pressure Washer was missing from a Proctor Street address, as logged at 10:06 p.m.


Officers took a report of a lost wallet at the Knights of Columbus on Main Street, according to the log at 8:34 a.m.

It turned out the unwanted construction crew on Lowell Street was at the wrong house, as reported at 9:38 a.m.

A Walnut Street man located his own stolen car, or so he reported to police at 9:53 a.m.



Douglas A. Saunders, 48, 94 Essex St., Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 4:55 p.m., by officer Joseph Achadinha, at Bay Road on a charge of driving with revoked license.



Katelyn O’Neil, 19, 175 Chestnut Road, Rochester, N.H.; Kimberly Gregware, 39, 45 Center St., Lynn; Ronald Cairne, 24, 57 Centre St., Lynn and Kenneth Smith, 19, 3 Linda Lane, Seabrook, N.H., were all arrested, as logged at 12:41 a.m., by officer Justin Jones at the Danvers Electric Light building on Burroughs Street on charges of trespass and breaking and entering in the night. Gregware was also held on charges of possessing class B and C drugs and having burglar’s tools. Cairne and Smith are accused, as well, of having burglar’s tools.

An accident with injury was recorded at 4:12 p.m. on Route 1.

Larceny on Franklin Street, reported at 4:34 p.m., involved a stolen wheelchair.

Malicious damage to a vehicle was investigated on Vista Drive, according to the log at 4:36 p.m.



A man called police at 1:28 p.m. to name the person he believes stole his wallet containing $60, a debit card and a bus pass from his house. But he added, “he could only make accusations and could not prove he took it.” Nor could he spell the suspect’s name.

That smell at Gas House Beach might have been because of a partial animal carcass, according to the log at 2:51 p.m.


A couple on Clifton Avenue suspect something untoward regarding a doll they found on their porch. They called police at 7:57 a.m. and described the doll as “mutilated,” saying “it was clearly intentional.” The doll has a cloth body, plastic head, one leg and no clothes. It’s about the size of an American Girl doll.

A man reported road rage at 8:56 p.m. after a pedestrian “jumped on his car for not stopping” at a crosswalk on Washington Street.