, Salem, MA

May 3, 2013


The Salem News

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A small black car with a female driver failed to stop near Atlantic and Ocean avenues, according to a 10:14 a.m. log item. An officer stopped the vehicle, but the woman “yelled at him and then took off.” Police wrote that somebody called in with the car’s license plate number. “She related she witnessed the officer almost get run down. She was going to follow the car but stopped to see if the officer is OK.” Police did eventually stop the car, but wrote that, “Three requests and the woman still refused to show license and registration.” It was unclear from the rest of the incident log what happened with the woman. Police Chief Bob Picariello said in an email that the she wasn’t arrested but will be charged. No injuries were reported.

Police received a 7:22 p.m. report that kids were “breaking stuff” on Marion Road. “Group moved along,” police wrote later.

A man at Darling and Front streets was hospitalized after a 9:12 p.m. report that he was “running up the street and is now flat on his face.”



A vehicle was towed after one of its front tires “fell off” near 465 Rantoul St., according to a 2:16 p.m. report.

A Lovett Street man reported at 5:04 p.m. that her neighbor was “very loud” and “acting very strange.” Police conducted a well-being check on the man and determined that he was “in good condition and happy.”

A 5:23 p.m. report that a person was firing an Airsoft rifle brought police to Cross Lane, but they were unable to find anything suspicious.

Police received a 7:03 p.m. report that an unknown man and woman entered a house at 6 Hillside Ave.

A 7:51 p.m. report that a woman had yelled for help brought police to the area of 18 Roundy St., where they determined a father and daughter were fighting over “homework issues.”


A homeless man was sleeping in a storage bin at 10 Park St., according to a 4:56 a.m. report. “Person left prior to arrival,” an officer wrote.

Police received an 11:31 a.m. report of possible robbery during which “loud demands” were made to “hit the floor” at the Anmol India restaurant at 258 Rantoul St., but officers who responded to the area were unable to find anything suspicious.



Police received a 12:32 p.m. report of a suspicious older man on a bicycle on Aspen Road.



A Warren Street woman reported at 4:22 p.m. that her 32-gallon brown Rubbermaid trash barrel had been stolen at some point since 10 a.m.

A motorcyclist was transported to Salem Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after an accident on Fort Avenue, according to a 4:41 p.m. log item. Police said the biker had tried to pass a Buick on the right, sideswiping the vehicle in the process. Police cited the motorcyclist for passing where prohibited.

At 6:30 p.m., a Salem State University officer on Harrison Road arrested Chiquana Clayton, 20, of 71 Loring Ave., Salem, on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and refusing to produce a license or registration, in addition to two warrants, according to the log.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Cabot and Cypress streets at 7:06 p.m. and arrested David Posata, 25, of 73 Davis St., Malden, on charges of operating with a suspended license and defective equipment.

A 7:51 p.m. report that a man was drinking in public at Essex and New Liberty streets resulted in the arrest of Thomas Reintges, 55, of 9 Carriage Hill Lane, Salem, on a charge of drinking in public.

An 8:43 p.m. report that a woman on Lafayette Street was requesting police resulted in the arrest of Darren Jennings, 41, of 29 Hancock St., Salem, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.


A Leavitt Street woman reported at 6:58 a.m. that her medications and phone were missing when she woke up, adding that her roommate had invited “wicked shady” people over the night before.

A lawyer at 56 Federal St. told police at 8:58 a.m. that a man whose brother he was representing walked up to him while he was putting money in a parking meter and said, “You’re going to get it, look at my face, stop ruining my life.” Police advised the two to “stay clear of each other.”

At 1:36 p.m., a Salem State University officer at Lafayette Street and Loring Avenue arrested Nathan Haji, 18, of 48 Rawson Hill Drive, Shrewsbury, on a charge of possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute in a school zone.



A 7:10 p.m. report of larceny at Macy’s at the Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Maxima Parkinson, 28, of 12 Pope St., Apt. 303A, Salem, on a charge of larceny over $250.

A person was transported to Salem Hospital with a possible broken leg after falling off a scooter at the Northshore Mall.

A clerk at the Holiday Inn on Newbury Street reported a possible domestic dispute in the parking lot at 11:50 p.m. Subsequently arrested was Matthew Clark, 25, of 12 Cedar St., Malden, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.


A 1:36 a.m. report from police in Salem about a vehicle running on a rim resulted in the arrest of Alberto Antunano, 71, of 22 Paleologos St., Peabody, on charges of drunken driving and a miscellaneous equipment violation.

Nobody was injured in a two-car crash near 139 Lynnfield St. around 7 a.m., but David Hart, 35, of 5 Derry Park Drive, Apt. 24, Middleborough, was arrested on a charge of operating with a suspended license.

A student at Higgins Middle School will be summonsed to court for making threats to a teacher, according to a 10:22 a.m. log item.

A Pulaski Street man reported at 12:12 p.m. that he had returned home to find an unknown motor vehicle running in his driveway. Tina Lee Lima, 38, of 8 Summit St., Apt. 1, Peabody, was arrested on a charge of breaking and entering for a misdemeanor.

A 1:21 p.m. report of a shoplifter at Shaw’s Supermarket at the Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Jayne Ciampa, 45, of 6 Glen Road, Saugus, on a charge of shoplifting over $100.



A 10:58 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance at 15 Shetland Road led to the arrest of Roulfe Andrews, 59, of the same address, on charges of two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.


Police received a 2:31 a.m. report of fireworks on Locust Street.

Police conducted a traffic stop at 162 High St. at 6:08 a.m. and arrested Matthew Cooney, 34, of 28 Nickerson Road, Peabody, on charges of operating with a suspended license and improper equipment.