, Salem, MA

September 9, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Peabody


Someone near Sunset Drive heard it, and a juvenile is under arrest for aggravated domestic assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon as a result. The words overheard by a neighbor included a call to “put the knife down,” according to the log at 3:06 p.m.

Aida E. Alceyan, 32, 59 Walnut St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 4:14 p.m., at the Legal Seafoods at Northshore Mall on a charge of disorderly conduct. This came as police were arresting a woman living at the same apartment block on three outstanding warrants.

Amber L. Caruso, 33, 28 Essex Ln. Peabody, was to be summonsed, as logged at 5:33 p.m., near Wilson Terrace and Central Street by Officer Matthew Mason on charges of leaving the scene of personal injury and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Police had responded to a report of a hit and run. A woman was taken to the Lahey Clinic.

A hit and run on Sachem Road, as reported at 11:27 p.m., will see a 36-year-old Danvers woman summonsed.


Gunfire reported on Hourihan Street at 12:11 a.m. turned out to be fireworks on Coolidge Avenue.

Lyn T. Burnell, 44, 16 Crowninshield St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 2:30 a.m., by Officer Brian Collela, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

A stolen wallet resulted in a $650 purchase from Victoria’s Secret with a stolen credit card, as reported by the victim at 10:27 a.m.

A group said to be “setting up housekeeping” in woods behind Foster Street were told “not to set up any campfires in the future,” according to the log at 12:10 p.m.

While tires were being installed, a vehicle was stolen on Webster Street. It was found minus the stereo. The tire shop promised to replace it, according to the log at 12:32 p.m.

A 9-year-old missing from Glen Drive was later located, tricycle and all, by Middleton Police on Boston Street.

John Henry, 36, 23 Temple St., Nashua, N.H., was arrested, as logged at 8:14 p.m., at Leather City Common for trespassing, resisting arrest and being disorderly.


An unidentified vandal threw a rock through a window on Normandy Drive, creating $2,500 in damage, as logged at 12:20 a.m.

Ethan B. Knapik, 20, 4 Freeman Place, Mendon, was arrested, as logged at 1:43 a.m., at Lowell Street and Route 128 by Officer Brendan O’Brien on charges of drunken driving, having an open container and having alcohol though under 21 — and not for the first time. State Police had initially responded to a report of a rollover on the ramp. A passenger was taken to Lahey Clinic. An intoxicated man with the same name was taken into protective custody by Salem Police early Saturday morning.

Marcio Dutra, 33, 59 Tremont St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 4:32 a.m., on Winthrop Street on charges of breaking and entering in the night to commit a felony and malicious destruction of property valued at over $250.



A purple Magma mountain bike went missing out of a Lafayette Place backyard, as reported at 4:10 p.m.

A Sable Road resident reported at 4:33 p.m. that a whole section of her fence had been completely destroyed. An individual involved in a previous arrest was being sought for malicious destruction of property.

Pablo Colon, 34, 504 Summer St. and Miguel A. Suarez, 359 Summer St., both of Lynn, were arrested, as logged at 6:27 p.m., at the Highland Avenue Target on a charge of larceny over $250. Both were observed “walking out of Target with Target property without paying for it,” according to the report. Involved in the arrests were officers Karla Caldera, Brian Benson, Robert Cunningham and Sgts. Kristian Hanson and Frederick Ryan.

Yes, you can get pulled over for skateboarding. Police cited one young man who was observed as “he came within inches” of hitting an elderly woman at the MBTA Station, according to the log at 6:45 p.m. He was advised that it’s illegal to skateboard in Salem. The fine is $50.

A mountain bike locked to a wooden fence on Wharf Street was reported stolen at 6:52 p.m.

Dylan S. Vautour, 19, 4 Barley Lane, Wayland, was arrested, as logged at 7:16 p.m., on Rainbow Terrace on charges of driving with no registration, no insurance policy and fake plates. Police originally went to arrest him on an “out-of-town warrant,” according to the report. Involved in the arrest were officers Roberson Troncoso, Michael Ball, Joshua Gerrard and Sgt. Frederick Ryan.

Police are suggesting it was more than an accident on Norman Street when a man took off in his van before a woman passenger could get inside. The woman was knocked to the ground, as logged at 7:42 p.m. The man is sought for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon — the vehicle’s door.

Add a Nissan mountain bike on Palmer Street to the list of stolen bicycles, as logged at 8:19 p.m.

A man reported a bag of his clothes, left by a wall at the Essex Street Mall, missing as of 8:53 p.m.

No, they’re not tripping the light fantastic at Loring Avenue and Leggs Hill Road. The report at 9:22 p.m. of an “elderly female dancing in the street” was actually a woman exercising. Police told her to stay on the sidewalk.

Dorcas Francisca Mena, 22, 109 Boston St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 11:18 p.m., at Boston Street by officers Karla Caldera and John Anderson on a charge of disturbing the peace. Police had responded to a report of a loud party and noisy music.


A disruptive college party on Ocean Avenue at 12:04 a.m. earned the homeowner a $100 fine and a warning of arrest if it happens again. A property owner on Forest Avenue got the same warning for the same reason a short time later.

Jerry A. James Jr., 29, 14 Monument Square, Charlestown, was arrested, as logged at 5:29 a.m., by patrolmen Jonathan Duzz and Roberson Troncoso on a charge of being disorderly. Investigating a complaint about a suspicious person, police say James caused a scene.

Jorge L. Rivera, 22, no address, was arrested, as logged at 1:12 p.m., on First Street by patrolmen John Burke and Erik Manninen on charges of attempted murder, domestic assault and battery, larceny, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threatening to commit a crime and cruelty to animals.

Following a three-car accident on Traders Way at 4:55 p.m., a 21-year-old Salem man was taken to Salem Hospital with injuries. He was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

Walking down the hall to her apartment on First Street, a woman reported someone walking behind her. Reaching the apartment, a man came the door and yelled, “Why don’t you just go kill yourself!” She told police at 7 p.m. that she does not know the man. She was advised to call them if it happens again.

At 8:22 p.m., a woman on Salem Street told police that she’d been slapped by her ex-girlfriend’s mother. Both the woman and the mother were told to seek satisfaction in the courts.


Residents at a loud party on Harris Street were warned that arrests could follow further disturbances. A citation costing $100 was issued, according to the log at 12:09 a.m.

Police reported that barking pit bulls on Jefferson Avenue erupt at anyone passing by, according to the log at 1:42 a.m. The animal control officer was notified.

A woman on Forest Street reported at 7:23 a.m. that her car had been entered during the night and rummaged through. Nothing appeared to be taken, however, and it was apparently left unlocked.