, Salem, MA

April 14, 2014


The Salem News

---- — Salem


You can’t burn leaves in Salem. A man on Andrew Street got the message from Salem firefighters in mid-burn, as logged at 4:15 p.m.

Carmen Deleon-Diaz, 39, Lovers Leap Ave., Lynn, was arrested, as logged at 4:39 p.m., on Broad Street by Patrolman Eric Gagnon on a charge of driving without a license and having illegally tinted windows.

A man on Linden Street who let a friend sleep on his couch reported to police at 6:39 p.m. that he’s lost both his friend and his silverware, which was apparently stolen by his guest. He doesn’t want the matter pursued, but he doesn’t want to see his friend again either.

Bouazza Ould-Sahraouia, 29, 507 Main St., Malden, was arrested, as logged at 7:53 p.m., on Highland Avenue by Patrolman Shawn Baran on a charge of shoplifting at Wal-Mart.

A man will be summonsed for doing his friends a favor: buying alcohol for four underage buddies who were left sitting in the car while the suspect went into Loring Liquors on Loring Avenue. Police watched the whole thing, as logged at 9 p.m.

A family visit led to a visit from police at 11:02 p.m. on Langdon Street after a woman told officers that her brother had gotten into a fight, exchanging words with her, which led her husband to tell brother “not to talk to his wife in such a tone a voice.” The response that followed included wrestling from the kitchen to the bedroom, biting and efforts to gouge out an eye. The wife was also knocked to the floor when she tried to pull the brother off her husband, according to the log. Police filed two charges of domestic assault and battery and one of assault against brother.


A security guard at Shetland Park spotted two women throwing rocks at the window of a parked car on Congress and Ward streets. The pair then jumped back into their own vehicle and drove away, as logged at 4:57 a.m. The guard furnished a description of the vehicle.

Yes, someone called police to West Street at 7:16 a.m. over a raccoon stuck on a windowsill. “After several minutes, the raccoon jumped down ... and ran off,” according to the log.

No one’s in hot water yet, but police were called to Endicott Street at 8:02 a.m. when a building manager complained that someone had broken into the room containing the hot water heaters. A dispute with a tenant over hot water might be involved.

A woman on Loring Avenue complained to police at 9:48 am. that she is ending the relationship with her boyfriend, and he was “making her day difficult,” according to the log, yelling and screaming. He was gone “since he has two warrants for his arrest.” He may have taken the Nintendo belonging the woman’s son. Police suggested she get a restraining order.

A cracked car window on Ward Street generated a complaint from the owner, a woman, at 11:17 a.m. An examination by police suggested a BB gun could have done the damage.

It’s hard to keep up with all the scams, but this one involved a woman on Phelps Street who noticed two fraudulent charges on her credit card. She reported it and got a new card and was reimbursed. Then, she got a FedEx envelope sent to a Misty Ivy in Maine. She hesitated to open it but gave police permission to do so. They discovered a check for $1,958.76 from the Holiday Inn Express in Weatherford, Texas. Police called Texas, and they acknowledged that their account had been compromised, but the check has the wrong routing number and cannot be cashed.

Copper downspouts went missing on Chestnut Street, according to the log at 2:23 p.m.

A man got away from the Traders Way Shaws by rolling a carriage filled with $838 worth of Red Bull and Green Mountain K-cups to his car without bothering to stop and pay for them. But store employees got his license plate number, and police have his name, as logged at 4:08 p.m. They also obtained an arrest warrant.

When his side mirror was ripped partway off his car and a note was attached that read, “Do not block the driveway,” a man on Broadway suspected a connection. Police noted at 6:31 p.m. that the driveway doesn’t look like a driveway.

Leaving her wallet on a table, a woman in the Salem Hospital emergency room went to X-ray. When she returned, the wallet was gone, she told police at 7:22 p.m. She lost bank cards and $60.

Police reported at 9:15 that a man in his 60s approached two girls and offered to show them $1,000. The girls ran off. Police urged them to call if the man returned.

Kimberly Ann Lampert, 44, 104 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 9:18 p.m., at her address by Patrolman Sean Andrus on charges of being disorderly and resisting arrest. “While on scene for a medical call, a female passerby became belligerent and unruly. She was warned several times to leave,” according to the log. She became “confrontational” and was arrested.

A man on Jefferson Avenue reported the loss of $2,500 worth of electronics in a break-in, as logged at 9:22 p.m.

Called to a fight at the Moose Lodge on Grove Street, police learned at 10:27 p.m. that it was only an argument “over a dog on a table.”

Snowbirds just back from Florida and sleeping next to a building on Derby Street were sent to Lifebridge, as logged at 11:04 p.m.


Yelling in the street turned out to be a man who said that “They were just yelling at the TV while watching the Pacquiao vs. Bradley fight on pay per view,” as logged at 12:54 a.m. Police suggested shutting the window and yelling less.

Connor J. Erickson, 20, 82 Ragged Hill Roard, Hubbardston, was arrested, as logged at 2:28 a.m., on Harrison Road by Salem State University police officer Jose Santiago on a charge of being a minor with alcohol.

Steven E. Dupuis, 32, 71 Chatham St., Lynn, was arrested, as logged at 3:45 a.m., at Loring Avenue and Paradise Road, on charges of drunken driving, following a previous conviction, marked lane violations and leaving the scene of an accident. Responding were Patrolmen Ryan Arundel and Rafael Gonzalez. Police reported coming across a Toyota minivan abandoned in the middle of the road, its air bags deployed. Swampscott Police located the suspect.

National Grid was summoned after a squirrel interfered with said grid on Greenway Road, according to the log at 8:25 a.m.

Yvan Ulrich Tchuinga, 19, 9B Thompson Circle, Lynn, was arrested, as logged at 12:36 p.m., at Salem State University by campus police officer Kaylan Gooley on a charge of domestic assault and battery, after he was said to have punched his girlfriend in the stomach.

A diamond ring is missing from a home on Heritage Drive, according to the owner at 3:02 p.m.



Four vehicles were towed as police reported a seven-car accident at 2:06 p.m. on Apple Hill Road at Lowell Street. Several people were transported for medical care.

James Kallelis, 50, 286 Newbury St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged 4:46 p.m., on charges of assault and witness intimidation.

Rodney L. Collins, 24, 10 Cherry St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 6:02 p.m. by officer Richard Rose on charges of driving with a suspended license and without insurance or registration.

Wilbert Cruz-Rivera, 38, 103 Grant St., Lynn, was arrested, as logged at 7:38 p.m., on Mason Street, following a vehicle stop on charges of distributing a class B drug, possessing to distribute a class A and class B drug, and violating drug laws near a school or park.

Luis Miguel Baez-Soto was arrested, as logged at 8:35 p.m., on Hardy Street on charges of assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. An ambulance was summoned, but the “victim refused transport,” according to the log and will seek a restraining order on Baez-Soto. Police had been called regarding a “domestic in the bedroom. Threats were made.”

Police responded to a report of a woman screaming for help on Shore Drive, but it turned out to be someone who fell off a swing, as logged at 9:25 p.m.


Daniel Karakoudas, 27, 29 Paleologos St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged 1:11 a.m., at his address on a charge of assault and battery. Police initially responded to a caller reporting “his son is trying to fight him and may have stolen medication.”

A broken pipe on Magnolia Way at 10:40 a.m. drew a response but turned out to be a refrigeration line, not gas.

A Wascasset, Maine, man will be summonsed on charges of driving with a suspended license and failing to stop for police after he was pulled over at Northshore Mall.

Eggs tossed at a house were the complaint from Olsen Road at 11:22 p.m.

Neil Nagle, 59, 82 Lynnfield St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 11:48 p.m., in the vicinity of the Lynnfield Street CVS on charges of assault and battery on a public employee, an EMT, and disorderly conduct.


Police assisted with the Little League parade at Center School, as logged at 9:06 a.m.

After mixing up her medicines, a woman at Brooksby Village was transported to Lahey Clinic by Atlantic Ambulance.

Found slumped over the wheel of her vehicle on Route 1, a 27-year-old Peabody woman will be summonsed for driving under the influence of drugs and possession of a class E drug and two counts of possession of a class C drug. Her license was also expired, according to the log at 11:41 a.m.

Described as floppy-eared, a bunny found on Coolidge Avenue was taken to the vet. “It was friendly,” according to the log at 12:29 p.m.


Peter Zagorski, 51, 359 Asbury St., Hamilton, was arrested, as logged at 4:24 p.m., by officer Stephen Walsh on a charge of domestic assault and battery.