, Salem, MA

September 16, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Police received a report at 1:25 a.m. of a woman stumbling down Rantoul Street. She was gone by the time police arrived.

Residents on Pierce Avenue called at 5:53 a.m. to complain about a vehicle blocking their driveway. The car was tagged and about to be towed when the owner appeared. Police told her she could pay $45 and move the car herself, but the woman had only $21. She went to her house for more money but took too long. The people who had complained were being delayed getting to work. As a result, the vehicle was towed, police said.

Shawnpaul D. Filtranti, 34, of 703 Manor Road, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery at his address, according to a 11:20 p.m. log item.


A Police Department speed board was damaged after being hit by a motor vehicle at 12:14 a.m. on Essex Street. It was towed to the DPW yard.

Police responded to a call about a “man with a rifle in car,” at 8:03 a.m. Police searched an area near West Beach and surrounding properties but did not find a vehicle that matched the description.

Maria J. Harrold, 53, of 435 Cabot St., was arrested on a charge of assault and battery at her home at 6:04 p.m.



Paul Bean, 75, of Revere, was arrested at 3:40 p.m. on Putnam Lane on a charge of violating a restraining order.

Police were called to the Liberty Tree Mall at 7:56 p.m. for a report of an assault. Three girls were reportedly “jumped,” according to a log item.


Kenneth Schenck, 48, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of larceny over $250 and three counts of receiving stolen property over $250 at Hyundai Village, 24 Commonwealth Ave., at 5:08 p.m. Serafina Moreira, 45, of Lynn, was also arrested on charges of larceny over $250 and three counts of receiving stolen property over $250.


James Cunningham, 19, of Abington, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery at the Doubletree Hotel on Ferncroft Road at 12:56 a.m.



James Teheen, 38, of Revere, was arrested at the Hollister clothing store at the Northshore Mall at 2:08 p.m. on a charge of shoplifting by asportation, third offense.

Maria A. Pires, 44, of Somerville, was arrested at the Hollister clothing store at the Northshore Mall at 5:33 p.m. on a charge of shoplifting over $100 by concealing merchandise.


A caller from Auto Detailing, 108 Newbury St., reported to police that his business sign was stolen by scrap metal thieves, according to a 11:24 a.m. log item. The parties reportedly left in a silver/gold Dodge Durango with one door held on by rope.

A 16-year-old was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct at 8:55 p.m. The person was issued a no trespass order for the Northshore Mall for three years, according to the log item.



A man came into the police station at 4:19 p.m. to report that a Mac Book Pro valued at $1,500 and a $400 iPad 2 were stolen from his 2012 Mazda while it was parked on Derby Street. The vehicle may have been unlocked, he said.

A 22-year-old Salem man told police he pulled over around 5:25 p.m. on East Collins Street to make a phone call and that his car rolled onto the sidewalk and struck a house doing minor damage. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Matthew Cummings, 40, of 12 First St., was arrested at 10:16 p.m. on three outstanding warrants after being seen loitering near the Shaw’s market on Trader’s Way. While being booked at the police station, he was found with heroin and charged with illegal possession of a class A substance.

A pedestrian was struck by a car at 10:49 p.m. near the intersection of Boston and Bridge streets. The driver told police that he was turning left onto Bridge Street on a green light and never saw the man, who was hit with the driver’s-side mirror. Police said it was raining and the victim was wearing dark clothing and did not cross at a crosswalk or push the pedestrian crosswalk button. The victim was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. No charges were brought against the driver.


A resident at 41 Hancock St. was issued a $200 citation at 2:32 a.m. for a loud party.

Police went to Orange Street at 3:29 a.m. on a possible domestic incident. Two residents of the home said they were having a verbal dispute over a toilet seat. They said they would go to their own rooms and go to bed.

At 5:58 a.m., police went to Highland Avenue on a report of a woman passed out in a motor vehicle. The woman told police her car broke down on the way home to Lynn. The car was towed and police gave the woman a ride home.

A resident on Heritage Drive told police that overnight someone slashed the convertible top of his 2001 Ford Mustang.

A cyclist was struck by a car at 2:22 p.m. at Essex Street and Warren Court. The student told police he was walking his bike across a crosswalk and was hit by a car when he got on the bike at the end of the crosswalk. He said the car was a blue or green Chrysler with New Hampshire plates and three female occupants. He said the driver asked if he was OK before driving away. The cyclist had a contusion on his knee.

Police went to Highland Avenue at Valley Street at 6:39 p.m. for a motor vehicle accident. Chabeli Gonzalez, 19, of Salem, was issued a citation for failure to yield for an approaching motor vehicle.

Five people were arrested on charges of drinking in public at Forest River Park at 10:11 p.m. They are: Monica Ballarano, 19, of Dedham; Andrew T. Brennan, 23, of Sandwich; Madeline R. Meservey, 20, of Chatham; Nicholas D. Pantazi, 20, of Rowley; and Siobhan B. Riodan, 19, of Quincy. Ballarano, Meservey, Pantazi, and Riodan were additionally charged with drinking under the age of 21.

Tyler D. Bayko, 19, of Waltham, was arrested by Salem State University police on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct on Loring Avenue at 11:13 p.m. He was booked at the Salem Police Station.


Edwin A. Ramos, 28, of 29 Park St., Salem, was arrested at 12:29 a.m. on a charge of the sixth subsequent offense of operating a motor vehicle after license suspension in the area of Boston Street at Essex Street.

Indira Tate, 26, of 14 Cherry St., Salem, was arrested during a traffic stop at 230 Highland Ave. at 1 p.m. on charges of expired inspection sticker and operating a motor vehicle after license suspension. Passenger Shayna Gibson, 22, also of 14 Cherry St., Salem, was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Lynn and illegal possession of a class E substance.

Riqui A. Pacheco, 19, of 68 Palmer St., Salem, was arrested on charges of possession of a class A with intent to distribute, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Police observed him on a bicycle in the Linden Street area before he was arrested, according to 4:13 p.m. log item.

Michael J. Kilbride, 61, of 12 Carlton St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of drunken driving after striking a parked car on Derby Street. He told police he was trying to light a cigar when he struck the car.


Juan J. Correa, 47, of 23 Green St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace after police were called to his address for a house party at 1:13 a.m.

Lisa Marie Bowen, 37, of Lynn, was arrested for receiving stolen property (motor vehicle) after Lynn police requested the vehicle be pulled over, according to a 1:21 a.m. report.

Robert E. Shamshak, 31, of Lynn, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after license suspension at 3:06 a.m. on Aborn Street.

Elalberto Vieira, 33, of 10 Warren St., Peabody, was arrested on charges of operating without being licensed and speeding during a traffic stop on Bridge Street at 3:31 a.m.

Michael P. Daniels, 32, of Seabrook, N.H., and Kristie M. Tetreault, 35, of Hampton Falls, N.H., were arrested on warrants after they were found sleeping in an idling vehicle on Cross Street at 8:22 a.m.

Adam E. Cochrane, 25, homeless, was arrested on warrants for unarmed robbery, malicious destruction, and breaking and entering into a motor vehicle, according to a 1:21 p.m. log item.



A Humphrey Street woman called police at 9:09 p.m. to report her son was assaulted at the high school football game. Minutes later, in an unrelated incident, an ambulance took a football player with a “scrunched face” to North Shore Children’s Hospital.


Pedro M. Pacheco, 28, of 42 Central St., Marblehead, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery and resisting arrest at 4:12 p.m.

A concerned citizen called police about a woman “yelling and saying stop” from Barnard Hawkes Court at 7:19 p.m. and reported that she believes the woman was being hit. Police did not find anyone but the woman reported a PT Cruiser going down Barnard Street. When police spoke with the driver it turned out the commotion was about her kids not wanting to go to church, according to the log item.