, Salem, MA

December 17, 2012

police log


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A woman went to the police station at 4:31 p.m. to report that someone in Saudi Arabia withdrew $560.07 from her Metro Credit Union Account. Police took a report.

Michael Joseph Tabbi, 20, of 17 Hazel St., Salem, was arrested at 4:34 p.m. in the parking lot at Wendy’s on Lafayette Street on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

A pedestrian was struck by a car at 6:36 p.m. on North Street near the junction with Lynde Street. The pedestrian, Jeffery Knorr of Salem, struck the windshield before falling to the ground, police said. The driver, Dmitry Menn of Marblehead, was issued a citation for failure to use care.


A 31-year-old man was taken to the hospital after being stabbed in the face with a knife at 12:46 a.m. at his residence on Salem Street. The victim said he did not know the person who stabbed him. No arrests had been made as of last night.

A social worker for the Department of Children and Families told police at 5:07 p.m. that a threat has been made against her by a client. Police said they will seek a warrant for the arrest of the client.

A man driving in the parking lot at Market Basket on Highland Avenue told police at 7:14 p.m. that someone threw a rock at the passenger side of his car and did about $100 in damage.


A power outage in the general area of the downtown was reported at 6:56 a.m. Most of the power was back on within a few hours, police said.

A mother and two children were taken to the hospital to be checked out following a two-car motor vehicle accident at 2:45 p.m. at the junction of Swampscott Road and First Street. One driver, Gary Siperstein, 69, of Marblehead was issued a citation for failure to yield the right of way at an intersection.



Police went to Beverly High School at 8:46 a.m. after receiving a report of a male student throwing an item at another student. The school will handle the issue, police said.

Police located a girl at 1:23 p.m. who had run away from Beverly Recovery High School on Rantoul Street and transported her to the hospital.

Gregory Luxton, 42, of 38 Enon St., was arrested at 11 p.m. on Beverly Commons Drive on a charge of breaking and entering in the nighttime.


Penny Sellers, 39, of 16 Alice St., Sanford, Maine, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop at 1:57 a.m. at Cabot and Summit streets. She was charged with possession of heroin, Adderall and other narcotics, driving an unregistered motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and a car lights violation. A woman with her, Christina Andrade, 31, of Mount Hope Road, Sanford, Maine, was arrested on two outstanding warrants.



William Nolan, 64, of 8 Ocean View Terrace, Lynn, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. on Humphrey Street on charges of drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.