, Salem, MA

November 17, 2012


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Police responded to a 2:40 p.m. report of a motor vehicle accident with property damage at 554 Essex St. and arrested Lisa Charette, 50, of 640 Essex St., Beverly, on charges of drunken driving, a marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

A 9:02 p.m. report of two men fighting in a driveway at Hale and Ober streets resulted in the arrest of Scott Thompson, 25, of 4 Ober St., Beverly, on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Police and the Fire Department received an 11:36 p.m. report of smoke in the area of 6 Tozer Road, but found none upon responding to the area.


A dispute among neighbors brought an officer to 11 Beach St. at 10:06 a.m., where it was determined one person’s landscaper had dumped yard waste onto another’s property. The man said he would have it removed on Monday.

Police responded to a 3:04 p.m. report of a male staggering at 14 Elliot St. and found a man who stated he drank a “whole large bottle of vanilla extract, and nothing else.” Police wrote: “Empty bottle of that substance was found on his person.” Police sent the “severely disoriented” man to Beverly Hospital for evaluation.



The mayor’s office reported at 3:31 p.m. that somebody had called to report a deer swimming in Brown’s Pond. “Deer appears to be gone at this time,” police wrote later.


A vehicle parked at the Homewood Suites Hotel was broken into overnight and a $200 GPS device stolen, according to a 5:29 a.m. report.

A Walnut Street caller reported “a man in the dumpster throwing trash around the parking lot” at 8:10 a.m. An officer found the man and informed him he was on private property.

Police responded to a 12:31 p.m. request for a well-being check on a resident of the Rainbow Adult Day Center and subsequently determined the woman in question “was upset over losing a card game.”

Police found a man reported to be shoplifting from the Abercrombie and Fitch at the Northshore Mall at 1:51 p.m. and determined he hadn’t stolen anything. “The male had purchased the items in the bag,” an officer wrote.



The Fire Department extinguished a fire that razed a freestanding shed at 14 Riverview Drive at about noon. No injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation.



Police responded to a 7:58 p.m. report of shoplifting at Kohl’s and arrested Kelsey Almeida, 18, of 1 Loring Ave., Salem, and Samantha Costa, 18, of 1 Loring Ave., Salem, each on a charge of shoplifting.

A 8:29 p.m. report of a skateboarder in the road brought police to Wenham and Locust streets, but the person had apparently left the area.

Police responded to an 11:20 p.m. report of a fight and subsequently arrested Alyssa Newton, 21, of 38 Jackson St., Lynn, on charges of domestic assault and battery, disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property over $250.


Somebody interrupted a housebreak at 47 Needham Road, according to a 1:52 p.m. report. An officer said later in the day that a photo array had been prepared, possibly indicating police had a suspect.



A motorist reported to police at 4:44 p.m. that after a garbage worker waved him around a truck on Broad Street, another worker came from behind the truck as he passed and struck the mirror with his hand and began yelling. Police determined there were no injuries.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Bridge and Washington streets at 6:37 p.m. and subsequently arrested OC Payne, 26, of 95 Woodman St., Lynn, on charges of two counts of possession of a class B drug with intent to distribute, and Tobin Satterwhite, 29, of 194 Curwin Circle, Lynn, on a charge of attempted murder. The stop was conducted as part of a mutual aid assist for an ongoing investigation out of Lynn; Satterwhite was subsequently arrested by Lynn police.


Police responded to a 1:55 a.m. report of a loud party at 5 Hazel St. and subsequently arrested Michael Ide, 23, of 5 Hazel St., Salem, and Daniel Dellisola, 22, of 5 Hazel St., Salem, each on a charge of disturbing the peace.

A 2:18 a.m. report of domestic assault brought officers to an address on Highland Avenue, where they arrested Angel Avelino, 20, of 56 Dow St., Salem, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

A man was transported to North Shore Medical Center after he struck the back of a parked truck while riding his moped on Canal Street, according to an 11:03 a.m. report.

Thirteen unknown ammunition rounds were found in a Dumpster on Dodge Street, according to an 11:22 a.m. report. The ammunition will be destroyed.

Smoke was reported in the building at 8 Hawthorne Boulevard at 3:12 p.m. Police determined it was from burned food and there was no fire or damage.

Two people reported having their credit cards stolen at work at 4 Technology Way at 3:43 p.m.