, Salem, MA

April 17, 2014


The Salem News

---- — Swampscott


Police contacted a Phillips Terrace resident at 2:20 a.m. to tell him to contact Salem Police about an individual locked in his business.



A man came into the station at 6:14 a.m. asking for “Seamans Way on the water.” When police told him there was no such place, the man said he lived there. After further investigation, the man was transported to Salem Hospital.



Police went to Hourihan Street at 8:04 p.m. on a report of an out-of-control, intoxicated female.

A driver was taken to Beverly Hospital following a motor vehicle accident at 8:42 p.m. at the Route 128 north off-ramp at Lowell Street. A vehicle went airborne from the highway to the off-ramp, police said. No serious injuries were reported.

Police went to Gardner Park Variety on Margin Street at 10:23 p.m. on a motion alarm. The front door was smashed in what appeared to be a break-in, police said. The owner was contacted.

Christopher Regan, 28, of 22 Warren St., Apt. 2, Peabody, was arrested at 11:47 p.m. at home on a charge of domestic assault and battery.


Police went to CVS Pharmacy on Main Street at 1:51 p.m. on the report of a mother-daughter disturbance.

A one-vehicle accident was reported at 1:59 p.m. at Winona Street and Hamerick Road. A car struck a pole, police said.

Joshua Good, 26, of 246 Parkview Drive, Pawtucket, R.I., was arrested on Lowell Street at 6:10 p.m. by Officer Justin Cecil on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license (second offense).



Michael McDonald, 50, of 498 Essex St., Lynn, was arrested at 9:10 p.m. on High Street on a charge of driving with a revoked license.

Power outages were reported near Hathorne and Maple streets at 9:36 p.m. following a transformer explosion.


Daniel Chagas, 35, of 245 Main St., Everett, was arrested at 7:07 a.m. on Route 114 on charges of driving with a suspended license, driving an uninsured motor vehicle with a trailer and driving with a suspended or revoked registration.



The Fire Department extinguished an oven fire on Lincoln Street at 6:57 p.m.

Police had a vehicle towed at 10:35 p.m. on Rantoul Street that was left running, unlocked, with its wipers on, 5 feet from the curb. A witness told police the operator had gone into Spotlight Tavern.

Police went to a residence on Emerson Circle at 1:30 p.m. on a report of an ongoing domestic dispute.

An ambulance was called to Sohier Road at 2:53 p.m. on a report of a motor vehicle striking a pedestrian.



Police went to a senior housing building in the downtown on a report of the smell of marijuana. Upon arrival, police could smell air freshener outside an apartment. A tenant denied he had been smoking marijuana but admitted he does smoke it sometimes.

Kevin Boulais, 61, of 214 Derby St., was arrested at 8:27 p.m. at his residence on charges of domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a dryer), domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a door), two counts of assault and battery, intimidation of a witness and threatening to commit a crime (murder and kidnapping).

Police went to a storage unit on Goodhue Street at 8:57 p.m. on a report of a man smoking marijuana. A police officer with a drug dog checked the unit. After a brief search, the man was issued a civil citation and fined $100 for possession of marijuana under 1 ounce. The drug was confiscated.


A man reported a window smashed in the common hall of his condo building in Derby Square at 6:45 a.m. The man said he heard broken glass sometime during the night and heard people running from the area.

A Green Street woman told police she received a call from someone who said he was from the Internal Revenue Service. He demanded she send a check for $4,000 for back taxes within the hour or face arrest. Police told her it was a scam.

The manager of the Irving Circle K gas station on Highland Avenue reported the theft of a book of scratch tickets valued at $1,000.

Bethany Danforth, 25, of 1 Norwich Road, Danvers, and Samuel Eppinger, 24, of 5 Winnegance Ave., Peabody were arrested at 1:26 p.m. on Scenic Terrace on charges of possession of heroin.