, Salem, MA

October 10, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


Police received an 11:19 p.m. report that a Circle Street woman had heard someone knocking at her door. “She was unable to get a description as she didn’t go to the door,” wrote police. “She just wanted it logged in the event someone else should call. She will call back if it happens again.”


A woman on Green Street reported at 12:17 a.m. that her ex-boyfriend was “harassing her by driving around her car.”



A Wilton Street man complained at 4:20 p.m. that kids were playing baseball in a nearby park and hitting balls onto his property.

Police received four reports of an injured seagull near Randall and Jordan roads about 5 p.m. “Environmental Police notified,” wrote police. “Animal moved to side of road, will be in a cardboard box.”

An envelope containing an undisclosed amount of cash had been found at Shaw’s at the Northshore Mall, according to an 8:37 p.m. report. “Officer reports that the store is securing the envelope in their safe,” wrote police. “Manager will be contacted to review the security tape to see if the customer who lost the envelope can be identified.”

Police received an 8:51 p.m. report that a shoplifter had left Sears at the Northshore Mall and had gone onto Route 114 eastbound, but an officer reported later that the store was “not sure what was taken at this time.”

An officer conducted a traffic stop on Newbury Street about 9:30 p.m. and subsequently arrested William K. Conda, 33, of 19 Bridge St., Apt. 3, Kittery, Maine, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. He was also wanted on two warrants, according to the log.


An officer checked on somebody inside a vehicle at the Cabaret Lounge about 2:45 a.m. Police wrote later: “Officer reports party is taking a nap before work. All in order.”



Police responded to a 5:32 a.m. alarm at Bertucci’s restaurant on Enon Street. “Upon arrival, units found an open rear door,” wrote police. “905 and 901 searched the interior, and everything appeared in order. 905 was able to re-secure the door; however, the alarm was still audible.”

A 6:59 a.m. report of an erratic driver brought police to Elliott and Rantoul streets. Subsequently arrested was David P. Melnick, 27, of 203 Cranberry Meadow Road, Berwick, Maine, on charges of driving under the influence of drugs, possession of a class B drug and possession of a class D drug.



A woman reported at 5:40 p.m. that somebody had broken the $300 passenger-side mirror on her 2010 Nissan Sentra while it had been parked near Canal and Laurel streets the previous evening.

Police were unable to locate a male with a bat who was reported to be yelling in the area of Harbor and Prince streets at 7:01 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop at North Washington Square and Brown Street about 10 p.m. and subsequently arrested Robert Glenn Dailey, 45, homeless, on a charge of operating with a suspended license, subsequent offense.


Police were unable to locate anything amiss in the area of Moffatt Road after a 6:44 a.m. report of a “single loud bang” there.

A 7:56 a.m. report that somebody was yelling brought police to 56 Dow St., where they determined a mother had been yelling at her daughter because she was refusing to get dressed and go to school. “Daughter advised to get dressed and was escorted to her mother’s [motor vehicle] to be taken to school,” an officer wrote later.

A Loring Avenue woman interrupted a break-in at her residence about 2:30 p.m., according to the incident log and an interview with an officer. The woman heard noises downstairs, went to investigate and startled a man who was trying to climb though her window, apparently after pushing in an air conditioner. Nothing was stolen. Police searched the area with help from a K9 unit but didn’t locate anybody suspicious. Officers are investigating the incident.

Police received a report about 6:45 p.m. that somebody had been flashed by a man in a boat named “My Wife” near Pickering Wharf.



Police received a 6:48 p.m. report that three males were arguing at the Planet Fitness on Archmeadow Drive, but an officer was unable to locate them.

An officer conducted a traffic stop on Water Street at 10:13 p.m. and subsequently arrested Bradley Lancaster, 31, of 5 Herrick Court, Gloucester, on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a motor vehicle lights violation.


Police received a 4:44 p.m. report that a window had been broken during an attempted break-in at 85 Constitution Lane.