, Salem, MA

October 1, 2012


By Alan Burke
Staff writer

---- — Peabody


A McKinley Road resident reported at 3:10 p.m. that her lawn mower was stolen from her open garage.

Bring it back — that was the voice mail message from police to the boyfriend of a woman on McIntyre Court. She accused him at 3:35 p.m. of taking her car and refusing to return it. The car is now considered stolen.

Jewelry has been going missing for nine months, a couple on Bartholomew Street told police at 8:11 p.m.


A 46-year-old Peabody woman will be summonsed on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon following a call to County Street at 12:17 a.m. The log notes the involvement of “40 ounce beer (bottle).”

A single-car accident on Cross Street, logged at 6:49 a.m., sent Eberoechi Omoregie, 43, 30 Pine Grove Road, Lynn to Lahey North.

They wanted blood and one man was glad to donate it at the Lynnfield Street YMCA. But maybe the sauna was not the best idea afterward — he passed out, as logged at 10:19 a.m. He apparently recovered and no ambulance was called.

Isabel M. Medeiros, 46, 28 Tremont St., Salem, was arrested at 11:31 a.m., at the Northshore Mall Sears by Officer Javier Sanchez on a charge of shoplifting. She was also wanted on five outstanding warrants.

James Luttgens, 37, 375 Boston St., Lynn, was arrested at 12:28 p.m., on Andover Street on charges of driving with a suspended license and failing to stop or yield.

In a report at 1 p.m. that mentions the Higgins Middle School, a woman complained to police about an assault on her daughter. A report was forwarded to the Juvenile Officer Mario Alves.

A 54-year-old Peabody driver will be summonsed for driving with a suspended license after a stop on Lowell Street.

Up to 15 kids were told to skedaddle after police got a report at 4:21 p.m. of “youths doing illegal activities at the bench at (Pierpoint) Park,” according to the log.

One man will be summonsed for driving without a license following a two-car accident on Lynn Street, according to the log at 5:42 p.m.

Teething was the explanation when police were called to Dearborn Road at 7:54 p.m. and a complaint that “a child has been screaming for half an hour now,” according to the log. Mom reported her son “is not happy.”

Braudys Nunez, 18, 5 Fulton St., Peabody, was arrested at 10:42 p.m. at Main Street by Officer David B. Murphy on charges of driving without a license, registration or insurance, receiving stolen property and attaching false plates.



Cheryl Callahan, 42, no address, was arrested, according to the log at 11:33 p.m., on Derby Street by Patrolman Michael Ball on a charge of evading a taxi fare. She was also wanted on an active warrant. The cabbie told police he had picked the woman up in Portsmouth but when they arrived in Salem she said she had to go inside a rear door on Derby Street to get the money. She didn’t come back. “I did open the door,” the officer reported. There he found Callahan “standing in the dark.”


Tahari D. Jones, 30, 33 Lincoln St., Lynn, was arrested, according to the log at 5:51 a.m. on Linden Street on a charge of malicious destruction of property. Jones was said to have broken a panel on a door during an argument with his girlfriend. Responding were patrolmen Derek White, Robert Cunningham and William Riley.

A security officer at Salem Hospital was assaulted after he told a patient he may be “sectioned 12,” detained against his will for reasons having to do with mental health. Police will summons the patient for assault and battery, according to a 9:50 a.m. log entry.

Antonio Mendez, 30, 142 Timson St., Lynn was arrested at 10:47 a.m. on Canal Street by Patrolman William Jennings on charges of driving without a license and failing to yield. The arrest followed a two-car collision. There were no complaints of injury.

The creeps might be one reaction to a man on Manning Street who displayed his cellphone and told his neighbor that he was recording her. He added, she said, “He was going to start recording everyone in her family,” according to the log. She told police this was an ongoing dispute and that Salem detectives have been made aware of it. Police acquainted her with the means of obtaining a harassment order.

Robert Edward Sheridan, 45, 21 Leavitt St., Salem, was arrested at 8:21 p.m., at his address by patrolmen Roberson Troncoso and Joshua Gerrard on two counts of domestic assault and battery.

Joseph M. Cabozzi, 22, 248 Washington St., Salem, was arrested at 9:49 p.m., at New Derby Street by Sgt. Kristian Hanson on charges of being disorderly, possession of a class B drug and violating the city knife ordinance. Cabozzi was “acting in an aggressive and disorderly manner,” according to the log.


Word of a possible fight on Washington Street at 1 a.m. drew police who reported in the log, “parties moved along, no fight.”

Hannah J. Miller, 20, 104 Irving St., Everett, was arrested, according to the log at 3:26 a.m., on campus, by Officer Jose Santiago of the Salem State University Police on charges of assault and battery on a police officer, assault and battery and being disorderly. Also arrested in the same incident was Elizabeth M. Johnson, 20, 61 Washington St., Wellesley, on charges of being disorderly, resisting arrest and obstructing an officer.

A family on Essex Street complained at 9:33 a.m. at being the frequent target of egg attacks, on the house and on vehicles.

Police are investigating a complaint of larceny connected to real estate, as logged at 11:03 a.m.

No one was hurt, but a driver managed to involve five others in an accident on Heritage Drive, according to a 12:53 p.m. log entry. Pulling out into traffic, he collided with an oncoming vehicle. That sent both drivers crashing into separate parked cars. The oncoming driver hit the car hard enough to set off a chain reaction that damaged two additional parked vehicles. The first driver was faulted for failure to yield the right of way.

A small fire in the woods near First Street was doused by the Salem Fire Department, as logged at 1:15 p.m.



Police investigated a report of “unknown man following a child” on Sohier Road, according to an 11:31 a.m. log entry.


It wasn’t just the noise on Mason Street that drew complaints over the student party at 12:19 a.m. It was also the fighting and urinating in the street. Police gave a warning that the next visit would mean arrests.

A resident on West Dane Street called police at 12:25 a.m. over a past break in.

The report of someone atop the Salem-Beverly Bridge brought a quick reaction at 9:38 a.m. But the woman told officers “she was only looking at the boats,” according to the log. And on her way she went. Even so, police, including Salem, Beverly and the Beverly Harbor unit, were summoned again at 3:37 p.m. regarding a woman “looking over side of bridge. ... Nothing showing,” when they got there.

In a bad day for bikes an ambulance was called following an accident involving a vehicle and bike on Elliott Street, as logged at 11:23 a.m. Another collision with a bike was reported on Enon Street at 4:43 p.m. An ambulance was called again.


A customer at a Dodge Street gas station paid for $6 worth of gas but before he could get back to the pump someone else filled his tank with the gas. Police note it could have been done inadvertently. The gas station repaid the unlucky customer, as logged at 10:27 a.m.

Vandalism to a vehicle was reported on Ives Street at 12:42 p.m.



Clifford Teague, 44, 13 Arlington St., Lynn, was arrested, according to the log at 9:11 p.m., near the Brooksby Village Drive Walmart by Officer Peter Shabowich on a charge of larceny over $250. Police had responded to a report of shoplifting. In the same incident, Justin Hutchinson, 24, 154 Lynnway, Lynn, was arrested for larceny over $250 and disorderly conduct and Karyn Anderson, 39, 72 Essex St., Saugus, was arrested for failing to stop for police, speeding and marked lane violations.

Justin McCarthy, 60, 105 Lakeshore Dr., Georgetown, was arrested in the vicinity of a Route 1 restaurant at 9:33 p.m. on charges of disorderly conduct and threatening to commit a crime. Police had responded to a report of an intoxicated guest.


Cole Justice, 27, 180 Newbury St., Danvers, was arrested at 2:01 a.m. by Officer Phil Tansey on charges of domestic assault and battery and threatening to commit a crime. Police initially answered a complaint regarding a “head butt in the face.”

Christopher Sullivan, 23, 10 Sweet Hill, Amesbury, was arrested at 3:06 a.m. on Prince Street by Officer Graig Lebrun on charges of breaking and entering to commit a misdemeanor and disturbing the peace.

Police investigated complaints at 10:47 a.m. regarding people protesting President Obama at the Post Office.


Cassidy Green, 29, 352 Rantoul St., Beverly, was arrested at 3:04 a.m. on Route 128 south by Officer Scott Frost on charges of drunk driving, speeding and marked lane violations.