, Salem, MA

April 22, 2013


The Salem News

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A man reported that someone broke into 31 Hazel St. overnight and stole a bunch of tools being used for a renovation, according to a 11:34 a.m. report.

A set of house and car keys were reported stolen from 107 Federal St., Apt. 3, at 2:25 p.m. The keys had been left in the door, according to the police report.

At 3:15 p.m., a driver of a 2006 Toyota Corolla reported to police that her rear window was shattered by an object thrown at the car on Loring Avenue.

The tires and rims were reported stolen from a small girls bike at 26 Pickman Road, according to 4:45 p.m. report. The bike was valued at $75.

Kristin Newberry-Botchie, 46, of 6 Fisher Ave., Swampscott, was arrested on charges on charges of drunken driving and a marked lanes violation after a crash at the intersections of Canal and Hancock streets at 9:21 p.m. Newberry-Botchie stated that she became distracted when she picked up her cellphone and drifted into the right side of the road and hit a parked van, according to the police report.


Jose E. Alcantara, 19, of 25 Hazel St., Salem, was arrested after a crash on Canal Street on charges of drunken driving, operating an unregistered vehicle and leaving the scene after property damage, according to a 2:01 a.m. report. Alcantara fled the scene on foot, according to the report.

Jennifer G. Armano, 28, of 54 Derby St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery, according to a 2:07 a.m. report.

Steven G. Jach, 52, of 11 Foster St., Peabody, was arrested on a charge of drunken driving, second offense, after crashing on Phillips Street, according to a 3:52 a.m. report. According to the report, Jach agreed to a field sobriety test and “related the alphabet ... in the following way, ‘a, b, c, d, l, m, q,’ and the rest was slurred and mumbled.”

Jack A. Meyers, 24, of 12 Pope St., Salem, was arrested on charges of driving with an expired inspection and registration, operating after license suspension, illegal possession of a Class E substance, and a warrant for shoplifting, according to a 9:24 a.m. report.

Shawn P. Linehan, 59, of 1 Cross Ave., Salem, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery, according to a 2:44 p.m. report.

A man admitted to police at 5:09 p.m. that he stole two candy bars from a store at 95 Congress St., but “after going to church, he decided to return to the store to pay for the items,” police wrote. The man was issued a no-trespassing order after paying for the items, according to the log.

Ashley M. Linear, 25, of 17 Pope St., Salem, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness, and resisting arrest, according to a 7:53 p.m. report.



A vehicle parked on Sparrow Lane was entered through an unlocked door, and a $200 DVD player with two screens was taken, according to an 8:24 p.m. report.


Sage M. Miller, 37, of 8 Proctor St., Peabody, was arrested at his home on a charge of domestic assault and battery at 1:30 a.m.

Fred J. Lisk, 59, of 62 Water St., Apt. 1, Beverly, was arrested at 75 Central St. on a charge of domestic assault and battery, according to an 8:32 a.m. report. Peabody police were assisting Revere police in the arrest, police said.


Christian E. Vasquez, 39, of 14 Foster St., Apt. 204, Peabody, was arrested on Andover Street on charges of drunken driving, a marked lanes violation and speeding at 1:22 a.m.



The driver’s window of a car was reported smashed at the Marriott TownePlace Suites, 238 Andover St., at 8:33 a.m.

Anthony Holland, 24, of Lynn was arrested on Centre Street at 12:06 p.m. on a warrant out of Quincy District Court for assault and battery charges.


Amanda Jenson, 25, 141/2 Jacobs St., Peabody, was arrested on a warrant for a shoplifting charge during a traffic stop on Water Street at 1:33 a.m.



A caller reported that a woman wearing a black sweatshirt and baseball cap was going door to door on Norfolk Street and into backyards looking for a cat, according to a 12:20 p.m. The report indicated that the caller was concerned due to recent break-ins in the area.

Two longboard skateboards were reported stolen from the intersection of Ocean and Shepard avenues at 6:06 p.m. The victims told police that they left them at the corner while they were at the beach, and when they came back, they were gone, according to a police report.



Six cars were reported vandalized on Roundhouse Road and Bessom Street. At least one car was spray-painted and had a tire flattened, according to a 9:25 a.m. report.