, Salem, MA

November 1, 2012


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Police conducted a traffic stop at 2:20 p.m. at Bridge and River streets and arrested Danielle Messina, 30, of 50 Warren St., Peabody, on charges of illegal possession of a Class B drug, illegal possession of a Class D drug and illegal possession of a Class C drug.

A 7:51 p.m. report of kids riding bikes in an upstairs apartment brought an officer to 10 Grant St., but no such activity was heard.


Police received a 9:45 a.m. report that a skinny white male had been seen taking photos of special education buses parked in the lot at 25 Sohier Road. Then the man reportedly “bolted” into the back seat of a waiting van and took off.

A 46 Cabot St. resident reported that a windshield had been shot with a pellet gun for the second time, possibly by neighbors.



A Goodale Street woman reported at 4:08 p.m. that a man making an oil delivery had fallen in her yard. The man was transported to Lahey Burlington.

A man was slumped over the wheel of a silver car on Summit Street, according to a 4:09 p.m. report. Police checked the area but could not locate him.

Police received a 4:26 p.m. report of an “uncooperative” shoplifter at J.C. Penney at the Northshore Mall and subsequently arrested Gail E. Zucchari, 45, of 52 Catalina Road, Lynn, on charges of shoplifting and receiving stolen property under $250.

Police responded to a 6:03 p.m. report of a group of teenagers trespassing at McDonald’s at 133 Main St. “after being advised not to come back,” but they had apparently left by the time an officer arrived.

A Sabino Farm Road caller reported at 9:09 p.m. that she believed her ex-husband was “hiding in the woods” behind her apartment building and “talking to her through the fence.” Police later said the call was unfounded, and the man in question was at home in Seabrook, N.H.


A police vehicle parked at 7 Ledgewood Way was struck, according to a 1:59 p.m. report. “Person fled the area,” police wrote. “Unknown suspect.”



A man who told police “leave me alone” and “I was sleeping” after he was observed lying in the handicapped spots in the Wendy’s parking lot at 91 Lafayette St. was subsequently taken into protective custody, according to a 10:55 p.m. report.


A 3:08 p.m. report of a man with an air horn brought police to Essex Street, where they determined an employee of the Gulu-Gulu Cafe had been using the horn “to overpower the volume of a religious group that was there attracting a crowd through their preaching.”



Police received a 5:02 p.m. of youths smoking on the roof of the Montessori Center at 12 Bradstreet Ave.


After a minor motor vehicle accident on Locust Street around 12:47 p.m., police arrested Tyler Adams, 23, of 40 Heather St., Beverly, on a charge of drunken driving and a marked lanes violation.



A man on Bessom Street reported “an incident where a guy thought someone cut him off and has spit at him twice” at 8:21 a.m. Police wrote later: “Units clear, peace restored and apologies made.”

Police received a 1:18 p.m. report that a woman on Indianhead Circle had received a phone call from a man she didn’t know who said her parents had been involved in an accident. “When she told them that her father has passed, the caller then told her that he was going to kill her mother.” The woman said she would stop by the station to provide more details sometime later.