, Salem, MA

November 23, 2012


The Salem News

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Two individuals who were at The Purple Scorpion on Derby Street to get tattoos on Monday night reported on Wednesday afternoon that their wallets were stolen from bags left on a display case. The thefts occurred sometime between 6 and 11 p.m.

A woman reported to police at 4:38 p.m. that her miniature poodle was attacked by a larger dog estimated at about 60 pounds, causing serious injuries. Police spoke to the owner of the larger dog and he agreed to pay the small dog’s veterinary bills, currently estimated at $1,300. Police also advised the man to muzzle his dog in public.

An illegal left turn from North Street onto Essex Street at 5:01 p.m. led to the arrest of Julio Ramirez, 30, of Lynn, on a charge of driving without a license.

A customer at Steve’s Quality Market on Margin Street reported at 5:17 p.m. that his wallet was taken from a counter while he was paying for his purchases with a credit card.


William Koulouris, 27, of 26 Gregg St., Beverly, was arrested at 1:09 a.m. on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot) following a report of a past incident on Bridge Street.

An employee at Sidelines on Canal Street reported to police at 1:39 a.m. that she left work and discovered that the tires on the passenger side of her SUV had been slashed or punctured.

Police received a report at 10:59 a.m. from someone at the MBTA station of a possible sighting of a New Hampshire couple with North Shore ties wanted on charges that they abused and burned their child. Police had also received two similar reports on Wednesday night near the Market Basket on Highland Avenue. They did not locate the suspects.

Police and firefighters assisted a Harbor Street resident with smoke coming from an oven at 12:34 p.m.



A fight between two brothers on County Street was reported at 10:35 p.m. One of the brothers, Alan Waring, 54, of 3 County St. Apt. 1, Peabody, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and disorderly conduct.


Police and firefighters responded to an oven fire on Wiseman Drive at 8:35 a.m. The fire was extinguished and smoke cleared from the house.

A woman on Oak Street called police at 11:49 a.m. to ask for help for her grandmother, who wanted another person in the home to leave immediately. The unwanted Thanksgiving guest left the home without incident after police showed up.

And in yet another possible holiday cooking mishap, police and firefighters went to the Homestead Studio Suites on Jubilee Drive at 3 p.m. to investigate a reported Dumpster fire, only to discover that the smoke was actually coming from a large barbecue nearby.



Two men, Douglas Bymark, 55, and Peter Story, 50, both of Newbury Neck Road, Newbury, were arrested at the Walmart off Andover Street (Route 114) at 5:17 p.m. on charges of shoplifting by concealing merchandise valued at more than $100. Bymark was also charged with illegal possession of a Class A controlled substance.

Police investigated a report of threatening text messages received by a Kirkbride Drive resident at 9:30 p.m.

A person who fainted at the Loews AMC movie theater in the Liberty Tree Mall at 10:06 p.m. was taken to a hospital.

A cellphone was reported stolen from a Kirkbride Drive resident at 10:31 p.m.


A fight between a brother and sister on Maple Street at 10:16 a.m. led to the arrest of Barry Martin, 32, of 143 Maple St., Danvers, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.



A Folger Avenue woman unhappy that her husband came home drunk at 6:08 p.m. called police asking them to remove him from the house. Police advised the woman that unless he had harmed or threatened her verbally or physically, they could not put him out of his home. The woman said she did not believe he would be a problem and officers left.


Thomas G. Ouellette, 40, of Kingston, N.H. was arrested at 12:36 a.m. on charges of drunken driving and a lights violation, following a traffic stop on Cabot Street.

Scott Hartley, 55, of 11 Lyman St., Beverly, was arrested at 3:08 a.m. on charges of attempted murder, assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon and witness intimidation following a report of a domestic disturbance at that address.

A possibly rabid or injured skunk walking in circles on Heather Street at 8:56 a.m. was dispatched from its mortal coil by two rounds from a police officer’s service weapon.



Paul Bondanza, 40, of Everett, was arrested at 2:02 a.m. on Boston Street (Route 1) on a charge of drunken driving, following a traffic stop by Patrolman Shawn Frost.