, Salem, MA

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June 22, 2013





Officers assigned to the special response unit arrested two people while conducting a patrol in the rear of the Wendy’s parking lot on Lafayette Street. Keaton W. Heckman, 24, of Wakefield, listed as homeless, was arrested at 4:53 p.m. and charged with illegal possession of a Class A substance, illegal possession of a Class E substance, being a disorderly person and resisting arrest. Cassandra Lee Aylward, 23, of 203 Bartholomew St., Peabody, was arrested and charged with driving after license suspension and being knowingly present at a place where heroin is kept.

An MBTA train conductor called police at 5:19 p.m. to express concern for the safety of a female sitting close to the railroad tracks under the Jefferson Avenue overpass. Police arrested the female, who is a juvenile, and charged her with trespassing.

A Salem man was issued a $100 noise violation fine at 10:13 p.m. after police responded to his Aborn Street residence for the second time due to complaints about loud music.


Police went to Swampscott Road at 10:34 a.m. on a report of a man waving a knife. The man told police he was just making a path through overgrown weeds on the sidewalk. Police advised him of the city’s knife ordinance.

A man told police that somebody stole nine Grateful Dead CDs and a prescription bottle of Klonopin from his parked car on Hathorne Street.



Police responded to a 5:33 p.m. report of a car into a building at Carter’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelry on Route 114. There were no reported injuries.

Police received a report at 6:02 p.m. of a suspicious man smoking a silver pipe in the area of Kent Street. A search turned up negative.

Sean Devoe, 32, of 63 Holten St., Danvers, was arrested at 11:36 p.m. at Holten and Wadsworth streets and charged with unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, driving to endanger, and a lane violation.

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