, Salem, MA

December 5, 2012


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


An officer responded after a Wallis Street resident complained at 2:30 p.m. of a vehicle parked on the street “for a year” and determined the vehicle’s inspection had expired on Jan. 14, 2010. It was towed.

Police received a 6:06 p.m. report of a disturbance at 32 Broadway, where a woman said she was trying to collect rosary beads she had loaned another woman. The other woman denied having the beads.


A verbal argument between a parent dropping off a child at school and a crossing guard brought police to Brimbal Avenue and Colon Street at 8:06 a.m. “Both parties spoken to and allowed to go their separate ways,” an officer wrote.



A 5:21 p.m. report of a disturbance brought police to 22 Dublin Road. Gino Martiniello, 33, of 7 Barnstable Road, Peabody, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery. A woman will be summonsed in connection to the incident on charges of domestic assault and battery and destruction of property over $250.

A Central Street man reported at 7:18 p.m. that he believed someone had been entering his apartment when he wasn’t home. “He relates that he has nothing of value and doesn’t notice anything missing,” police wrote.


Police received a 12:01 p.m. report that somebody had tried to pass a counterfeit bill “about an hour ago” at the Hess gas station at 545 Lowell St.

A 12:48 p.m. request for police to assist a woman in removing a person from her apartment at 111 Foster St. resulted in the arrest of Dominick Baker, 24, of 111 Foster St., Apt. 205, Peabody, on a charge of domestic assault.



A woman reported at 4:28 p.m. that her 2000 Honda CRV had been stolen from 20 West Ave. The vehicle was later recovered in Lawrence with damage to the interior, ignition and a tire.

Police responded to 116 Lafayette St. after a 5:10 p.m. report of a past larceny and arrested Jeffrey Alexander, 59, of the same address, on a charge of trespassing.

A 5:34 p.m. report of a residential burglary brought police to 17 Boston St. Jodie Marfongelli, 25, of 1 Devereaux Ave., Salem, was arrested on charges of three counts of malicious destruction of property over $250, larceny of property, domestic assault and battery, and threatening to commit a crime. An officer said Marfongelli broke into the basement of her ex-boyfriend’s residence.

At 6:17 p.m., officers at 124 Lafayette St. arrested Todd Vigeant, 37, homeless, on charges of attempted murder and domestic assault and battery. An officer said the charges stemmed from a domestic dispute that involved an attempted strangulation.

A Derby Street woman told police at 6:47 p.m. that her male friend’s new girlfriend had begun texting her after she decided to end their friendship, “asking her what is wrong with him, why she doesn’t want to be with him, etc.”

A 7:07 p.m. report of a woman causing a disturbance in the emergency room at Salem Hospital resulted in the arrest of Denise Bonilla, 40, of 95 Pleasant St., Lynn, on charges of three counts of assault and battery by dangerous weapon and two outstanding warrants.

A man in a Chevrolet van struck a parked vehicle at 29 Willson St. around 8:30 p.m., according to the log. Police arrested Raymond Comeau, 50, of 75 Robinson Road, Salem, on charges of drunken driving, second offense, and a marked lanes violation. No injuries were reported, and both vehicles were totaled.


Two gold rings worth $500 were reported stolen from a Dow Street residence at 11:42 a.m.

Three youths were reported to be taking pictures of the power plant at 24 Fort Ave. at 1:16 p.m. A guard there told police that “she advised the youths they were not allowed to be on the property,” and they left “but then climbed on the gate and began taking pictures” again. Police were unable to locate them.



A 5:50 p.m. report of an “assaultive daughter” at 19 Beaver Park resulted in the arrest of Maureen Delomba, 38, of the same address, on charges of assault and battery on a person over 60 or disabled with injury, intimidation of a witness, assault with a dangerous weapon, and two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Police responded to Claire’s Boutique at 100 Independence Way after a 8:48 p.m. report of shoplifting and arrested Atiya Fergus, 37, of 97 Dale St., Boston.



Following a weeklong investigation, an undercover officer conducted a controlled buy of an unidentified prescription medication in the parking lot of Petco on Route 1 around 7 p.m., Officer Shawn Frost said. Subsequently arrested were Anastasia McKenna, 22, of 10 Charles St., Danvers, on charges of possession of a Class E substance with intent to distribute and illegal possession of a Class E substance; Robert Sauer, 20, of 190 Plymouth St., Pembroke, on charges of conspiracy to violate the controlled substances laws and illegal possession of a Class E substance; and Bryan Delong, 28, of 590 Washington St., Abington, on charges of conspiracy to violate the controlled substances laws and carrying a dangerous weapon (brass knuckles).



Police fielded a 9:08 a.m. report that a woman had seen glass bottles fall out of a white Mercedes at Pleasant and Smith streets. The woman said the motorist stopped, looked at the glass, picked some up and “proceeded to leave the rest.” Police contacted the DPW.

Light-up reindeer were reported stolen from a lawn on Humphrey Street at 1:49 p.m.

A Beacon Street man reported at 3:05 p.m. that garland had been stolen from his fence overnight.

A Stacey Street man requested at 9:11 p.m. that police speak to his son about the consequences of stealing, after the youth was caught shoplifting at a store earlier in the day.