, Salem, MA

January 8, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


Police contacted the DPW after receiving a 10:26 a.m. report that a truck lost a 50-pound bucket of nails in the road at Village and Vine streets.

The front window of a house on Locust Street was broken with a hammer in an attempted break-in, according to a 2:39 p.m. report. “Hammer still on-site,” police wrote.


An officer responded to Pond Street after a 2:39 p.m. report that people were skating on the pond despite it being posted as unsafe. “Spoke to the parents and advised them and their kids that the ice was unsafe,” an officer wrote.

A Foss Terrace man reported at 9:22 p.m. that he had chased four teenagers out of his yard and down Pond Street. “While chasing them in his truck, he blew his transmission,” police wrote.



Police received a 10:17 p.m. report that a purse had been stolen from 20 Cabot St.



Angel Maldonado, 55, of 32 Perkins St., Salem, was arrested at home at 6:25 p.m. on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

Officers responded to a 9:35 p.m. report of a suspicious vehicle at 134 North St. and arrested William Brooks, 24, of 111 Emerald Drive, Lynn, on a charge of drunken driving.

Police responded to 278 Jefferson Ave. after an 11:40 p.m. report of an accident and arrested Glenys Calix, 32, of 135 Curwin Circle, Lynn, on charges of drunken driving, second offense; leaving the scene after property damage; and a marked lanes violation. No injuries were reported.


An officer with a plate reader on Marlborough Road at 10:03 a.m. determined that a vehicle had a revoked certificate. Troy Brewer, 45, of 58 Valley St., Everett, was arrested on charges of driving after license revocation, eighth subsequent offense; operating an unregistered vehicle; operating an uninsured vehicle; and having no inspection sticker.

Somebody pried open a door and broke into the office of American United Marine Corp. at 35 Congress St. over the weekend, according to a 1:05 p.m. report. Nothing was reported stolen.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on Sargent Street at 1:40 p.m. and arrested Jonathan Legault, 36, of 280 Chestnut St., Lynn, on a charge of trafficking heroin. No further information was available.



A 3:45 p.m. report brought police to Sears at the Northshore Mall. Arrested were Kevin Sheeran, 35, of 27 Bruce St., Wakefield, on a charge of shoplifting over $100, and Jason Sheppard, 38, of 360 Water St., Wakefield, on charges of shoplifting over $100 and furnishing a false name. Sheppard was also the subject of five warrants.

A Union Street caller reported seeing a man with a knife at the door at 7:38 p.m. The suspect was described as a Hispanic man with black hair, a black vest, a black sweater and yellow pants. Police were unable to locate him.


Police received a 12:57 p.m. report that a man was causing a disturbance at the Hess gas station at 545 Lowell St. An officer located the man and advised him that he wasn’t welcome at the store.



Police received an 11:31 a.m. report of shoplifting at Off Broadway Shoes.

At 1 p.m., Danvers High on Cabot Road held an early release because of a problem with its new boilers, said Department of Public Works Director David Lane. Lane said the boilers were not functioning, and by midday, portions of the building were too cold for students to study in. The school has six new boilers from an ongoing nearly $71 million renovation project. Lane said the manufacturer and installer were called to diagnose the problem. The boilers were back working as of 4 p.m., Lane said. Police Capt. Pat Ambrose said parents were notified via the ConnectEd system that children were dismissed early due to a lack of heat in the building.