, Salem, MA

November 28, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


Police received an 8:36 a.m. report that an unattended backpack in a foyer on Intrepid Circle appeared to be “stuffed with electronics.” Police wrote later: “Bags belong to a resident who is awaiting a limo service.”

A man was transported to Salem Hospital after a 3:56 p.m. report that he’d fallen and possibly broken his shoulder while helping his father move a snowblower at a High Street address.

An Atlantic Avenue man reported at 8:23 p.m. that his neighbor “puts notes on his car asking if he lives there.” Police wrote: “Another neighbor told him that the person does this to others in the area, as well.”

A Washington Street woman reported at 10:22 p.m. that her neighbor was “responsible for turning off her heat.” Police wrote: “She stated that last week her electrician came and showed her a ‘deliberately pulled’ wire from her thermostat.” Police wrote later: “Heat came back on prior to officer’s arrival.”

Police received a 10:51 p.m. report of a domestic disturbance on Lafayette Street. Police wrote: “Caller states his girlfriend is having a domestic dispute with her 17-year-old son. He refused to obey his mother. She has threatened to call police in the past. This time, he dared her to.” Police responded to the address and wrote later: “Child is in bed, everyone is satisfied.”



Somebody on Redington Street was transported to North Shore Children’s Hospital after a woman reported receiving a “text from a female party with an attached image of her cutting her arm or wrist” at 9:17 p.m.


A woman on Humphrey Street reported at 2:26 a.m. that there was an unknown person on a second-floor porch above her. Police wrote later: “High wind blowing objects around on porch.”



Police received a 4:49 p.m. report that somebody had seen a man climb onto a vehicle at 10 Federal St. Police subsequently determined that the man had locked his keys inside the vehicle and was “too short to see inside ... without climbing up.”

Police responded to Bridge Street shortly before 6 p.m. after a report that a woman was causing a disturbance and determined she was “simply upset because she missed a scheduled bus pickup.”

About 7:15 p.m., an officer at Lafayette and Harbor streets arrested Christopher R. Muolo, 25, of 131 Cottage St., Lynn, on charges of disorderly conduct and violating the city’s knife ordinance.

A 7:39 p.m. report of a possible break-in brought police to 44 Butler St., where they determined somebody had apparently thrown rocks through the windows. While speaking to the man who lived there, “he related that he has been receiving hang-up phone calls from an unknown number which he believes to be his ex-girlfriend,” police wrote.


An 11:44 a.m. report of a domestic dispute on Brittania Circle resulted in the arrest of Calvin Leroy Bailey, 60, of 9 Brittania Circle, Salem, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

A Weatherly Drive woman reported at 2:02 p.m. that somebody had apparently stolen two lights and a chime from her porch. A “leafy Halloween decoration” had also been “ripped down off the porch and broken,” police wrote. The woman suspected her ex-boyfriend was responsible.



Police were unable to locate a male who was reported to be yelling at a clerk at a Cabot Street store at 6:45 a.m.

A woman was possibly stalking a man on Rantoul Street, according to a 9:14 a.m. report.

Police received a 12:48 p.m. report that a pickup truck’s tailgate had been stolen at 236 Rantoul St.

A 2:51 p.m. report that two young children were sleeping in a vehicle brought police to 1201 Broughton Drive. Police wrote later: “Mother was allowing child to sleep after driving from Gloucester to visit her sister.”

A 2:54 p.m. report that $1,700 had been stolen somewhere on Dodge Street resulted in the arrest of Justin A. Lessard, 18, of 94 Timson St., Lynn, on a charge of larceny over $250.



Police conducted a traffic stop on High Street about 11:45 p.m. and subsequently arrested Michael Mulligan, 41, of 164 North St., Salem, on a charge of drunken driving and a marked lanes violation.


Police and the Fire Department responded to a report of a rollover accident with entrapment on Route 114 about 6:45 p.m., but determined the man operating the vehicle had been able to extricate himself. He was subsequently arrested on a charge of drunken driving and transported to a hospital with minor injuries, an officer said. There were no other injuries. No further information was available last night.



A 2:15 p.m. report of shoplifting at H & M at Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Syisha Garci, 23, of 2 Museum Square, Apt. 410, Lawrence, on a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise, third offense. She was also wanted on a warrant, according to the log.

Police received a 2:19 p.m. report of an “internal theft” of $3,000 in merchandise at Nordstrom at Northshore Mall and planned to summons a 23-year-old Peabody man on a charge of larceny over $250 in connection to the incident.

Police responded to a 3:44 p.m. report that an Upham Street man had made threats to kill himself and determined that he was “upset with the IRS” but “not suicidal.”

A man at the Charles Motel on Mill Street reported at 7:58 p.m. that a drunken woman had entered his apartment, and “he did not know who she was.”


A woman with a “Hispanic accent” called the police station “yelling and rambling incoherently into the phone,” according to a 3:42 a.m. log item.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Washington and Granite streets about 9:30 a.m. and subsequently arrested James Davella, 30, of 57 Vine St., Saugus, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a license revoked as a habitual traffic offender and a marked lanes violation.