, Salem, MA

June 14, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


A Roundy Road woman reported at 11:27 a.m. that she had received calls on her cellphone during which somebody threatened to kill her brother. “She contacted her brother, who is fine,” wrote police. “She also called the number back and was met with a violent response from the same person that originally called her.”

A Frost Lane woman reported at 1:06 p.m. that her neighbor had been harassing her for seven years. “She wishes to speak with an officer for the ongoing problem,” wrote police.

Police received a 3:41 p.m. report that a Green Street woman had returned home to find her air conditioner “out of the window” and her television and computer missing.

Police executed a search warrant at a Puritan Road address at 4:28 p.m. and arrested Raymond H. DePaula, 39, of 23 Puritan Road, Marblehead, on charges of aggravated rape, indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, distribution of material of a child in the nude and posing or exhibiting a child in a sexual act.


A Jersey Street man reported for the second time in two nights that he had oxygen-eating gas in his home. “He stated that it was being blown in and wanted it noted, he also declined medical attention,” wrote police.



A tow truck pulled a taxi out of a ditch at Lowell and Birch streets at about 5:30 p.m., according to the log.

A vehicle struck a parked car, which then struck a house at 23 Warren St., according to a 6:22 p.m. report. No injuries were reported.

A 10:03 p.m. report of a domestic dispute brought police to 46 Veterans Memorial Drive. Subsequently arrested was David Howland, 28, of the same address, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.


Four cars were broken into outside the SpringHill Suites hotel on Newbury Street, according to an 8:35 a.m. report.



At 6:34 p.m., officers at 10 Lothrop St. arrested Angel Vasquez, 20, of the same address, on a charge of aggravated domestic assault and battery.

A 7:21 p.m. report that a woman was yelling brought police to 245 Cabot St. “Party was advised to stop yelling,” police wrote.

An 8:53 p.m. report of an argument at a Manor Road address resulted in the arrest of Jonathan Pena-Garcia, 27, of 450 Essex St., Lynn, on charges of possession of a class B drug and operating with a suspended license.


Police responded to a 1:33 a.m. report of an accident at Elliott and Rantoul streets and subsequently arrested Steven Glen Pinkham, 50, of 9 Warner St., Gloucester, on charges of drunken driving, second offense; leaving the scene of property damage; negligent operation of a motor vehicle; threatening to commit a crime; and destruction of property. An officer said Pinkham clipped the mirror off another vehicle as he tried to pass it on Elliott Street and then made threats during the booking process.

Officers were unable to locate anything suspicious in the area of 719 Cabot St. after an 11:07 a.m. report of gunshots.



Police received a 2:38 p.m. report that somebody at the Stop & Shop on Paradise Road was “throwing things around.”



Police received a 6:21 p.m. report that $250 in cash had been stolen from a residence at 22 Highland Ave. A woman said she believed her grandson’s friends had stolen the money, but “as of right now it is only a suspicion,” wrote police.

A 6:21 p.m. report that a female had been threatened at a Clifton Avenue address resulted in the arrest of Paul Fessenden, 23, of 7 Cherry St., Salem, on a charge of aggravated domestic assault and battery.

A 6:56 p.m. report that an intoxicated woman was attempting to operate a vehicle with a small child inside brought police to the intersection of Lafayette and New Derby streets. According to the log, they found a running grey Mazda station wagon and then arrested its operator, Regina Maniscalco, 60, of 2 Andover St., Salem, on charges of drunken driving, second offense; and child endangerment by drunken driving.

A 6:57 p.m. report of a fight in a parking lot brought an officer to Salem Hospital on Highland Avenue. “There was no fight upon arrival,” wrote police. “The hospital security was attempting to return a patient to the hospital for proper treatment.”

Police responded to 13 Liberty Hill Ave. after a 9:18 p.m. report that an intoxicated woman was “out of control.” An officer found the woman and determined she was “acting in a disorderly manner by kicking doors and punching walls.” Susanna Rodgers, 57, of the same address, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.


Five unlocked cars were entered overnight in the area of Brooks and Horton streets, according to an 8:35 a.m. log item.

Police responded to 32 Essex St. after a 10:20 p.m. report that items had been stolen from an apartment. “Brief investigation revealed that no theft occurred,” wrote police.



A 12:24 a.m. report of an accident at Endicott and Sylvan streets resulted in the arrest of Anthony Scola, 33, of 23 Murray St., Peabody, on charges of drunken driving and failure to stop. There were no injuries.

A 2:45 p.m. report of shoplifting brought police to the Kohl’s on Independence Way. Dana Penick, 26, of 65 Main St., Peabody, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting.