, Salem, MA

July 16, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


A 9:37 a.m. report of a domestic disturbance brought police to a Westminster Road address, where a woman said that she had been arguing with a man she’d known for about three weeks and that he’d taken off with her keys and wallet. “The two just had a dispute and he is threatening to take her belongings and tossing them somewhere she will not be able to locate them,” wrote police. “Caller said she just wants her property back and the relationship to be over.”

Police received a 2:39 p.m. report that a vehicle had been egged on Auburndale Road.

A 7:09 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance brought police to a Jersey Street address. “Caller reporting that he saw someone coming out of the house across the street yelling and say something to the effect of she is cutting her wrists,” police wrote.

A female on Humphrey Street reported at 8:24 p.m. that her father had verbally abused her and also neglected her. “She kept stating that she needs a safe place to stay tonight and she will move out tomorrow,” wrote police. “She is going to shelter in Salem for the evening or sleep[ing] under the stars at the Willows in her vehicle.”


Police received a 12:46 a.m. report that a female and her friend had been approached near the Coffin School by an unknown man who asked, “You little girls want candy?” The man was in his 40s or 50s and had a red Explorer, according to the log. Police didn’t report finding him.

A Washington Street man reported at 1:43 a.m. that there was a group of kids outside his window and one was climbing a telephone pole. Police determined that one male had thrown a female’s purse onto the pole, and her boyfriend had been climbing the pole to retrieve it.


A Redstone Lane man reported at 12:13 a.m. that he could see kids next door “drinking beer from bottles.” Police wrote: “He knows they are only high-school aged and is afraid they will be driving.” An officer later determined they actually were of age.

Police received a 1:41 a.m. report that six adults were “playing drunken children’s games” on Devereux Terrace.

A Market Square woman reported at 10:12 p.m. that she had kicked her husband out of the house after finding what she believed was heroin on him.



Somebody threw spaghetti on a vehicle at 21 Sunset Drive, according to a 3:14 p.m. report.

A 3:57 p.m. report of shoplifting at the Stop & Shop on Howley Street resulted in the arrest of Kymber Thomas, 46, of 73 Fowler St., Revere, on a charge of shoplifting by asportation, third offense.

Police received a 6:06 p.m. report that a male on Keys Drive had lost his cellphone and “now ex-girlfriend is texting his new girlfriend.” Police wrote later: “The phone was left in his child’s stroller. It was not stolen. When the ex-girlfriend found the [phone] she used it. The officer was able to convince her to return it.”


A Lowell Street caller reported at 10:51 a.m. that a skunk was living under his shed. “I advised him to hire an exterminator ... if he chose not to take care of it himself,” an officer wrote.

A Peabody Road man reported at 11:30 a.m. that a stray cat had been “hanging around his house for a few weeks.”

Police responded to an 11:34 a.m. report that a restraining order had been violated at a Central Street address and subsequently arrested Jacquelyn J. Michaud, 74, of 18 Walnut St., Apt. 508, Peabody, on a charge of violating an abuse prevention order.

A juvenile female was transported to Beverly Hospital after a 1 p.m. report that she’d fallen off her bicycle at Washington and Colfax streets.



Police responded to a 2;54 a.m. report of loud music in the area of 42 Pleasant St. “Music was extremely loud,” wrote an officer. “No answer at front door due to the extremely high level of music. Able to get to the second floor porch and enter.” Once inside, police found a man “playing drums to the extremely loud stereo,” according to the log. Police wrote that the man was intoxicated and unaware of the time. He was initially uncooperative and was placed into handcuffs, according to the log, but then he became cooperative, the music was turned down, and the handcuffs were removed. He was given a verbal warning for disturbing the peace, and police cleared the scene.

Police received an 8:01 p.m. report that a 25-year-old man with autism was out of control at a Northridge Road address.


Officers were unable to locate anything amiss after a 2:20 a.m. report that somebody had heard women screaming in the area of Trask Lane and Apple Road.

Police responded to a 2:22 p.m. report of a large group of kids on a beach near Ober Street and subsequently arrested Craig Gordon, 18, of 13 Conant St., Salem, on charges of being a person under 21 in possession of liquor and disorderly conduct.



Police didn’t report finding anything suspicious after responding to a 6:53 p.m. report that somebody on a bicycle was videotaping trains near the depot on Railroad Avenue.

A 7:33 p.m. report of a domestic dispute resulted in the arrest of William Brewster, 22, of 3 Huron St., Swampscott, on charges of domestic assault and battery, wanton destruction of property under $250 and malicious destruction of property under $250.


Police were unable to locate anything suspicious after a 1:02 a.m. report that an explosion had shaken a woman’s house on Duncan Terrace.



Police received a 12:33 a.m. report that somebody at 14 Lobao Drive was having a “manic episode.”

A traffic stop on Endicott Street at 1:55 a.m. resulted in the arrest of Krystal Silva, 28, of 12 Simon St., Beverly, on charges of drunken driving and failure to keep right.

About 6:30 p.m., police and the Fire Department responded to a report of a rollover accident on Water Street. A firefighter said a man in his mid-20s had been traveling westbound on Water Street when he lost control of his red Ford F150 and it struck parked vehicles and a tree. The pickup truck ended up on its passenger side in the driveway of 89 Water St. The man sustained cuts and bruises but was able to extricate himself from the vehicle. He was transported to Beverly Hospital.



Police responded to Salem Laundry on Central Street after a parent reported at 4:18 p.m. that a male had possibly taken pictures of children. An officer located the man, who said he had only been taking photographs of the water fountain, according to the log.

Police were unable to locate youths who reported to be knocking trash cans over into the street at Memorial Drive and Szetela Lane at 7:41 p.m.


Police were unable to locate a suspicious male who was reported to be going through yards near 28 Boardman St. at 2:39 a.m.

An officer responded to 84 Highland Ave. after an 8:27 a.m. report that a car had crashed into the building and determined that a motorist had been pulling into a parking space when another motorist blew a horn, startling her and causing her to hit the gas instead of the brake.

Police responded to a 12:08 p.m. report of a domestic dispute between a father and daughter at 14 Hathorne St. and determined that the daughter was missing her car keys and believed either her father or stepmother had hidden them. Police wrote: “No evidence at this time that either parent has the item.”

A 2:27 p.m. report that a suspicious male wearing a pink scarf had exited a house brought police to Albion Street, but they were unable to locate him.

A 2:42 p.m. report of an erratic driver brought police to Bridge Street, where they arrested Denise Antony, 55, of 9 Grafton St., Salem, on charges of operating under the influence of drugs, second offense; leaving the scene after property damage and a marked lanes violation.



At 6:30 p.m., an officer near 29 South Main St. was flagged down by a store owner who reported that a man was asleep — and possibly drunk — in a nearby vehicle, an officer said. Subsequently arrested was Paul J. Bogonis, 26, of 22 Thistle Road, Woburn, on a charge of drunken driving, second offense.