, Salem, MA

March 9, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


Police received a 12:31 p.m. report from a woman on Elm Street who called “saying someone had come to the store to kill her and they were still in the store.” The suspect was a woman who left in a white sedan down Pleasant Street, according to the log item, but that description changed to an SUV as the incident unfolded. Police didn’t report finding the woman.


Police and the Fire Department responded to a 6:02 a.m. report of a small electrical fire in front of a house on Harbor Avenue.



A burglary at a West Dane Street address was reported at 4:22 p.m.

Police responded to a 5:25 p.m. report of a possible break-in on Gary Avenue. “Appears a squirrel damaged sliding door,” wrote police. “Not a break.”

A 7:32 p.m. report that somebody was ringing a residence’s door bell and trying the knob brought police to Cole Street, where they were unable to locate anything suspicious.


Police received an 11:47 a.m. report that a “student ran with pants down” at 100 Sohier Road.

A boat was stolen from Lynch Park, according to a 4:26 p.m. report.



A Joyce Road woman reported at 3:11 p.m. that she had been scammed while attempting to rent a vacation home.


Police received a 5:14 a.m. report of loud music from an apartment at 111 Foster St. “Television was shut off,” police wrote later.

A GPS device and sunglasses were stolen from a car at Upton Manor, 75 Walnut St., according to a 12:39 p.m. report.



An officer responded to 2 Wisteria St. after a 6:38 p.m. report of a man claiming to be from National Grid, but was unable to locate anybody in the area matching that description.

A man turned in a wallet he found on Paradise Road at 9:33 p.m. “Marblehead police were able to contact the owner who picked up the wallet without issue,” wrote police.

Police responded to a 9:57 p.m. report that a vehicle had been on the street at Lynde and Sewall streets “for a long time,” but the vehicle was gone by the time police arrived.


A 12:33 a.m. report of an assault on Pingree Street resulted in the arrest of Joseph Nazarian, 58, of 44 Pingree St., Salem, on a charge of domestic assault and battery and receiving stolen property.

Police conducted a traffic stop at 426 Essex St. at 11:59 a.m. and arrested Carry Howell, 23, of 12 Pope St., Salem, on charges of operating a motor vehicle without a license and speeding greater than reasonable.

A 2:11 p.m. report of a “son out of control” brought police to a Loring Avenue address, where they arrested Adam Maggiacomo, 17, of 460 Loring Ave., Salem, on charges of two counts of assault and battery and assault.



Police received a 2:52 p.m. report that a stray white dog was acting “scared” and “nervous” in the roadway on Hillside Avenue.


A Vantage Terrace caller reported hearing a gunshot or accident at 12:25 a.m. Police were unable to locate anything suspicious in the area.



Police received a 6:28 p.m. report of a domestic dispute at 33 North Belgian Road and arrested Alyssa Buchanan, 17, of the same address, on charges of two counts of domestic assault and battery.


A woman was transported to Beverly Hospital after she was struck by a vehicle at 138 Hobart St., according to a 2:13 p.m. log item. An officer said the woman was not seriously injured and that she was hospitalized “for evaluation.”

Police issued a citation after a 3:21 p.m. report of kids in a car with a bong at 311 Newbury St.