, Salem, MA

July 15, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


A skateboarder was hit by a car at the intersection of Chase and Roundy streets, and the operator fled, according to a 4:13 p.m. report.


A door was reported smashed at the Cityside Diner, 275 Cabot St., at 5:41 a.m.

David W. Woodfin, 28, 89 Hale St., Beverly, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, threatening to commit a crime and assault, according to a 2:24 p.m. report.

A woman reported to police that a man exposed himself on May Street around 2:30 p.m.



Anthony Sheehan, 23, 8 Elliott St., Danvers, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at 104 Dayton St., according to a 3:11 a.m. report.

Mark Melanson, 50, of Lynn, was arrested on a fugitive from justice court warrant after police were called to Denny’s restaurant, 152 Endicott St., because he had “no money for food,” according to a 9:47 a.m. report.

Corey Price, 20, 19A Chadwick Farm Road, Boxford, was arrested at 11:09 p.m. on charges of drunken driving and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on Newbury Street.


Timothy Sullivan, 22, of Woburn was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at the Extended Stay Inn, 102 Newbury St., at 5:45 a.m. Additional charges of disturbing the peace and malicious, wanton damage or defacement were added at 10:06 a.m. after causing malicious damage to the cell, the report said.



Jennifer O’Connor, 36, 25 Wirling Drive, Beverly, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of drugs, leaving the scene of property damage and marked lanes violation at 5:59 a.m. Police were called to the scene of single-car accident on Essex Street, according to the report. O’Connor was transported to Beverly Hospital.



Police received a 4:38 p.m. report from a woman at Washington and Mill streets who said her daughter had been assaulted by a male, but the daughter herself denied having been assaulted. “She did not wish to speak to this unit any further,” wrote police. “We advised her if she is having a problem with someone then to call for assistance.”

A 4:51 p.m. report of a suspicious male brought police to Canal and Roslyn streets. Subsequently arrested was Brendan Thomas, 26, of 12 Pope St., Salem, on charges of violating the city’s knife ordinance and four counts of illegal possession of a class E substance.

A motorist reported that there was a male cyclist with an “anger problem” in the area of Broadway and Charles Street after she had a verbal argument with him. The woman said the cyclist had leaned into her open car window and “flipped her the bird” after yelling at her because “she did not leave him enough room to drive by her.”

Police responded to a 6:13 p.m. report that somebody was assaulting a male and female at Lafayette and Gardner streets and subsequently arrested Joseph P. Styczko, 53, of 23 Mall St., Salem, on charges of assault and battery by dangerous weapon and assault and battery.

A Pope Street man reported at 6:57 p.m. that he had heard two people at his door and then seen them on the television monitor in his apartment. Police advised him that the people he saw on his monitor were entering the building’s front door, not his apartment door.

Police were unable to locate a pedestrian who was reported to have been struck by a vehicle at Highland Avenue and Crowdis Street at 7:46 p.m.


A vehicle at 62 Jefferson Ave. had been keyed and all four tires had been slashed, according to an 11:59 a.m. report.

Police received a report about 6:45 p.m. that a man on an MBTA train from Boston had been getting off at the Salem station the past few nights and then exposing himself to the female conductor. The suspect was described as white man between 40 and 50 years old.

Nathaniel Gonzalez, 20, 65 Salem St., Salem, was arrested during a traffic stop at 8:20 p.m. on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with failure to use turn signal at the intersection of Summit Avenue and Glendale Avenue.

Shannon E. Bohn, 29, 145 Washington St., Peabody, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a class A substance (heroin) during a traffic stop at 9:25 p.m. on Dow and Park streets. Bohn was a passenger in the car, and the driver was given a citation for a traffic violation.

A portion of a pile of firewood at the Clipper Ship Inn, 40 Bridge St., was reported stolen around 10:36 p.m. An employee stated to police that about one-third of the pile was stolen. The wood was valued at about $56, according to the log.


James B. Cronin, 25, 29 Hancock St., Salem, was arrested of charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to a 5:20 p.m. report. Police were called to that address for an “undesirable male in apt.”


Police were called to the intersection of Derby and Congress streets at 1:50 a.m. on a report of a “possibly drunk” man wearing a sailor’s uniform. The man had “a strong smell of an alcoholic beverage, red glassy eyes and was stumbling,” according to the log. He was placed into protective custody.



An Oak Avenue resident reported to police at 7:02 p.m. that while she was on vacation, her mailbox was “taken/blown up” by fireworks and replaced with a different one. The damage occurred on July 4 by an unknown party. A car was damaged from the debris, according to the police report.

Glen A. Rigney, 59, 349 Lowell St., Peabody, was arrested on a charge of malicious destruction of property over $250, according to a 5:45 p.m. report.

A report was filed at 7:20 p.m. about a catalytic converter that was cut out and stolen from a car at North Shore Bank, 248 Andover St.


Jonathan W. Panient, 24, was arrested on a temporary warrant for the violation of an abuse prevention order, two counts of domestic assault and battery, and two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (window) at 12:54 a.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts at 527 Lowell St. Salem Police reported a patient at Salem Hospital was a victim of abuse.

David R. Lefebre, 45, 62 Franklin St., Apt. 3, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery at 7 Tracey St., according to a 9:13 p.m. report.


Alissa Myers, 34, 121/2 Bowditch St., Peabody, was arrested at 1:53 a.m. on charges of domestic assault and battery and disturbing the peace at her apartment. Vanderlei Cardoso, 33, 8 Oakland St, Peabody, was also arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery and a warrant.



Police received a 7 p.m. report of a “suspicious neighbor” at 47 Poplar St.

An SUV was traveling in the wrong direction at Route 128 southbound and High Street, according to a 9:53 p.m. report, but an officer was unable to locate it.

Police dispersed a “loud group” from the McDonald’s on High Street after an 11:15 p.m. report of an intoxicated person.


An officer was unable to locate an ax that was reported to be on the rail trail near Burroughs and Holten streets at 7:43 a.m.



An Essex Street man reported at 7:04 a.m. that three of his teenage daughters had run away again.


Police received a 3:51 a.m. report of loud music near Elwin Street and Windsor Avenue. “Unknown if from house or car,” wrote police. An officer was unable to locate anything amiss in the area.