, Salem, MA

April 6, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Peabody


Police notified the department of public works of a “significant sinkhole” at Warren Street and Drake Way.

Frank D. Maio, 54, of 16 Winoa St., Peabody, was arrested and charged with shoplifting over $250 from Victoria’s Secret.

A Washington Street resident told police that his garage door was kicked in but nothing was taken.

Paul J. Canning, 52, of 23 Mandalay Drive, Peabody, was arrested at 10:46 p.m. and charged with domestic assault.


The Fire Department put out a porch fire at 75 Lynn St. just after midnight.

Anthony Searcy, 27, of 21 Orange Court, Everett, was arrested at 7:08 a.m. on Main Street and charged with driving with a suspended license, failing to stop or yield, and a crosswalk violation.

Police received a report of suspicious activity in the area of Mansfield Street. A caller said a short, muscular man driving a silver Mercedes had been seen “creeping around” trying to get inside a house. The man also had “several confrontations” with women in the neighborhood on Thursday night, with one woman requiring a police escort home.

William Grasso, 41, of 24 Westford St., Saugus, was arrested at 9:27 a.m. on Mansfield Street and charged with driving after revocation of license and possession of a Class E drug. An Essex County Sheriff’s officer responded with a K-9 dog.



Carla Caefer-Cousino, 56, and Edmund R. Kelleher, 51, both of 19 Union St., Lynn, were arrested at 11:02 a.m. at Harrison’s Comics on Essex Street and charged with shoplifting.

Police looked into a report of a man in the woods on Fort Avenue. It turns out it was the driver of a tractor-trailer who said he was taking a nap on his lunch break.

A Pope Street resident reported that a catalytic converter was stolen from her mother’s car.

A bicyclist hurt his elbow after being hit by a car at the corner of Highland Avenue and Colby Street at around 2:30 p.m. The vehicle was traveling slowly and the bicyclist refused medical attention.



Police responded to a road rage incident at Bridge and River streets just after 5 p.m. A driver said another driver approached her with a “tirade of profanity” because she beeped her horn at him in traffic.

Police say a driver had a seizure and drove his car off the road and up against the Memorial Building at 502 Cabot St. at 8:25 p.m. Police said the driver would be summonsed for driving after revocation of license and driving to endanger.

A Good Samaritan found a wallet at North Beverly Plaza and turned it in to the police, who notified the wallet’s owner.

Police gave out three citations for speeding on Lothrop Street between 10:20 and 11 p.m.


An ambulance was called to help a woman who fell in a thorn bush on Chestnut Street and received cuts.



Seth Cromwell, 30, of 20 Leach St., Salem, and Jessica Dumas, 27, of 57 Bullfinch St., Lynn, were arrested at 2:26 a.m. at Motel 6 on Route 1 and charged with disorderly conduct.