, Salem, MA

March 28, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


A log was thrown through the back window of a vehicle at 9 Harwood St., according to a 7:30 a.m. report.

Police received a 2:12 p.m. report that a man on Cabot Street was “asking everyone for money.”



A report of a child on a bicycle without a helmet brought police to 3 Nancy Ave., but they were unable to locate anything suspicious in the area.

A 4:41 p.m. report of shoplifting at Sears at the Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Marie Needs, 56, of 172 Maple St., Danvers, on a charge of larceny over $250.

A youth was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital with a back injury after police responded to the McVann-O’Keefe Skating Rink at 511 Lowell St. at 6:04 p.m.

A Kingdom Terrace man reported at 8:04 p.m. that his neighbor had thrown a stick and yelled at his child. Police determined that it was a “misunderstanding” and that nothing was thrown deliberately.


Police responded to a 5:47 a.m. report of a suspicious motor vehicle at 4 Bourbon St. “Party down on his luck sleeping in his vehicle. All is in order,” police wrote later.

At 11:58 a.m., an officer at Peabody District Court arrested Anatolio Cunha, 44, of 61 Glendale Ave., Peabody, on a warrant with charges of open and gross lewdness, indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over, and contributing to the delinquency of a child.



Two dogs attacked a man’s dog on Stetson Avenue, according to an 8:27 a.m. report.

A Salem Street resident reported that an “unknown bicycle” had been located near a garage at 11:32 a.m.



A 6:51 p.m. report of a domestic dispute at 15 Heritage Drive resulted in the arrest of William Brunco, 20, of the same address, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.


Salem State University police conducted a traffic stop on Loring Avenue and arrested Christopher O’Hara, 22, of 24 Larchmont Road, Melrose, on charges of drunken driving, passing where prohibited and defective equipment, according to a 1:04 a.m. log item.

Shortly before 8 a.m., a Chevrolet Prizm driven by Andrio Caceres, 24, of Salem backed out of a parking space at 101 Rainbow Terrace and struck a school bus that was picking up a student. There were no injuries. Caceres was cited for failure to care when backing.

Two plows were stolen from 19 Putnam St. about a week before, according to an 8:44 a.m. report.

The windshield of a vehicle parked near Loring Avenue and Broadway was smashed overnight, according to a 9:53 a.m. report. “The damage was possibly done with a large rock that was in the area of the crime,” police wrote.

A 12:18 p.m. report that a man was exposing himself brought an officer to Flint and Chestnut streets. The man told police “he had to relieve himself,” according to the log

Police received a 1:48 p.m. report of a raccoon on a porch at 25 Barr St., but they didn’t report finding anything suspicious in the area.

Police asked a man who was playing saxophone at Derby Square to leave the area, according to a 2:22 p.m. log item.



Jaevon Mazil, 18, of 46 Moulton St., Lynn, was arrested at 10:14 p.m. on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order.


A motor vehicle stop on Rainbow Terrace at 3:31 p.m. resulted in the arrest of Hector Marquez, 28, of 1128 Harrison Ave., Roxbury, on a charge of distribution of a Class A drug.

The Fire Department responded to a report of a fire on a porch at the Endicott Green Apartments at 180 Newbury St. just after 5 p.m. A firefighter said clothing in a plastic container had caught fire, but it was unclear how. The blaze charred the porch but didn’t extend to anything else, and it was largely extinguished by the time emergency crews arrived.



A student brought a 16-gauge shotgun shell to a school on Village Street, according to a 12:59 p.m. report.

Police responded to a 9:37 p.m. report that a band with an amplifier and microphone had been playing on Nicholson Street since 9 p.m. “Music turned down,” police wrote later.