, Salem, MA

July 17, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


Police received a 1:12 p.m. report that a woman who seemed disoriented was walking in the middle of Buena Vista Road. Police wrote later: “She is okay, in the AC now.”

A Bassett Street man complained about construction noise at 2:51 p.m. Police wrote: “He wanted to know how long the noise would be in the area. He was informed that it was an estimated 3-year project, he also wanted to know why it needed to be so loud. He stated he would of never moved here if he knew about it and knew about how bad the road is in the winter.”

Police received an 8:29 p.m. report from a woman who said an older man was naked in a car in front of the playground on Ocean Avenue. “She yelled at him and he put his clothes on and walked away,” wrote police. An officer spoke to the man and determined he’d been trying to change and he “didn’t realize it was a culture issue but he does now.”


Police were unable to locate a possibly intoxicated man who was reported to be “yelling obscene language” on the phone in the area of Stonybrook Road at 1:04 a.m.



A Lynnfield Street man reported at 3:37 p.m. that his neighbor was taking pictures of him in his yard. An officer advised him to get a harassment order.

An officer was unable to locate youths who were reported to be fighting in the parking lot of McDonald’s on Main Street at 5:46 p.m.


A Lynn Street resident reported finding a male in his backyard at 4:39 a.m. “Officer reported party was taking a nap and was sent on his way,” police wrote later.

Police contacted the DPW after an 11:07 a.m. report that water was bubbling up from the ground near Martinack and Woodlawn avenues.

A “belligerent” man called the station on Allens Lane numerous times, according to an 11:22 a.m. log item. “Party misrepresents himself as a federal investigator and states he is recording the calls,” wrote an officer.



Police responded to an 11:57 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance at 19 Beckford St. and subsequently arrested Jennifer Lynch, 41, of the same address, on a charge of domestic assault and battery. She was also wanted on two warrants, according to the log.


Police dispersed a small group of people from the Dane Street Beach area at 1:42 a.m.

An officer was unable to locate a man who was reported to be staggering in the roadway at Hart Street and Preston Place at 6:11 a.m.

An officer responded to a 9:12 a.m. report that somebody at an apartment at 10 Cedar St. hadn’t been heard from in four days and found the individual in the bathtub with his clothes on. “He was disoriented but was breathing and conscious,” wrote police. The man was transported to Beverly Hospital.

Police were unable to locate a hitchhiker who was reported to be in the area of Herrick Street and Sohier Road at 1:13 p.m.



An officer was unable to locate people who were reported to be going door-to-door selling magazine subscriptions at Paradise and Walker roads at 4:14 p.m.



Police were unable to locate a parked vehicle that was reported to have its windows up and dogs inside near 125 Canal St. at 4:10 p.m.

An officer responded to a 7:10 p.m. report that a male was taking pictures up a girl’s skirt near 197 Essex St. and determined the female was a model and the male was taking pictures for her portfolio.

Police encountered a possibly disabled motor vehicle at Canal and Mill streets at 7:13 p.m. and arrested Andres Gilderubio Jr., 62, of 1 Pickering St., Salem, on a charge of operating without a license. He was also wanted on a warrant out of Lawrence, according to the log.

An officer responded to an 8:41 p.m. report of an unleashed dog near 32 Clifton Ave. “Unable to catch the dog,” the officer wrote later.


A 12:36 a.m. report of an injured animal brought police near 13 Rawlins St., where they found a possum that had apparently been struck by a vehicle. “The possum was recovered and put down due to its injuries,” wrote police.

Police conducted a traffic stop on Piedmont Street at 12:46 a.m. and arrested Luis Eduardo Gomez Jr., 20, of 61/2 Roslyn St., Salem, on charges of operating without a license and failure to signal before stopping.

Officers were unable to locate anything amiss after either a 1:08 a.m. report of a “fight out front” of 300 Derby St. or a 1:19 a.m. report of a “fight out back” at 40 Ward St.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Tremont and Japonica streets at 2:39 a.m. and arrested Aileen M. Dodge, 53, of 21 Knowlton St., Beverly, on charges of operating after license revocation.

A Beaver Street man reported at 10:15 a.m. that somebody had thrown a brick at the windshield of his pickup truck, “causing a spider web.”

A Federal Street man reported at 12:26 p.m. that a black BMW had followed him from Stoughton to Beverly to Salem. An officer found the vehicle and determined the man operating it was a private investigator working for a company out of Wakefield. The man being followed was on workman’s compensation, according to the log.

A Rosyln Street woman reported at 2:02 p.m. that somebody had keyed her vehicle and scratched the word “Bich” into its paint.

Police and the Fire Department responded to a 2:15 p.m. report that a 1-year-old child had been locked inside a vehicle near the Gulu Gulu Cafe on Essex Street. Firefighters unlocked the vehicle and determined the child was “fine and in good health.”

An officer was dispatched to an apartment at 100 Washington St. at 2:36 p.m. after a report of a domestic dispute. A woman there said that “earlier today she threw out a cup of lemonade and her husband ... was upset over it.” The woman also said her husband told her that he has a “private” Youtube video of her “but she is not sure if he is telling the truth,” according to the log.

A surfboard fell off a truck at Lafayette Street and College Drive, according to a 2:50 p.m. report, but its owner had apparently retrieved the item before police arrived.



Police were unable to locate a suspicious male who was reported to be in a black sedan at the Motel 6 on Newbury Street at 6:51 p.m.