, Salem, MA

November 29, 2012


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


A 9:22 p.m. report of an argument brought police to a Pleasant Street address, where they arrested Gabriella Lopes, 25, of 46 Pleasant St., Beverly, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.


Police responded to a 1:23 p.m. report of an dispute between neighbors at 31 Washington St. “Both parties advised to stay off each other’s property,” police wrote.

A 2:53 p.m. report of ongoing trash dumping brought police to 9 Hart St.



A caller reported a suspicious man with a fluorescent top was pushing a two-wheeler with packages on Abington Avenue at 4:23 p.m. An officer determined the man was a UPS driver.

Two $1,500 Burberry purses were reported stolen from Nordstrom at the Northshore Mall at 6:50 p.m. “Unknown suspect at this time,” police wrote.

Police received a 7:27 p.m. report that a person had been scammed when they tried to buy a television from someone in the parking lot of the Northshore Mall.

An Arnold Road woman reported a “burning rubber smell” at 11:30 p.m., but the Fire Department checked the residence and found nothing amiss.


About 10 gallons of gas were taken from a vehicle at 200 Winona St., according to a 12:17 p.m. report



Police responded to a 7:55 p.m. report of an accident at Market Basket and arrested Jason King, 32, of 4 Sherman St., Peabody, on a charge of drunken driving, second offense. An officer said King struck a parked car with somebody inside, but no injuries were reported.


A 1:32 p.m. report of shoplifting at Kohl’s resulted in the arrest of Brunildo Pabon, 37, of 30 Lowell St., Peabody.



A Federal Street woman reported to police at 6:01 p.m. that there was a “falcon or hawk under the bushes in her front yard and her dog kept barking at it, but it didn’t move and she suspected it was injured.” An officer found the animal — believed to be a young hawk — and transported it to the station. It will be given to a licensed wildlife rehabilitation specialist, police wrote.

Police responded to a 7:35 p.m. report of a disturbance at 10 Ward St. and determined a brother and sister had been arguing “over a bottle of soda.”


A 1:46 a.m. report of a domestic dispute at 27 Lee Fort Terrace resulted in the arrest of Daniel Kozik, 26, homeless, on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

A Lafayette Street woman reported at 10:48 a.m. that “someone unknown to her has been tapping into her telephone line for over a year” and was “listening to her conversations.” Police wrote: “She was advised to contact the telephone company for further assistance in this matter.”

Police received a 1 p.m. report that a wallet had been stolen from a jacket at the YMCA at 40 Leggs Hill Road and arrested Austin Shea, 17, of 19 Victory Road, Salem, on charges of larceny from a building and fraudulent use of a credit card less than $250.

A Boston Street man reported at 3:16 p.m. that he returned to his apartment to find the front door had been removed. Nothing was reported stolen. A neighbor told police she had observed a man take the door off, and when she asked what he was doing, he told her to “mind her own business,” police wrote. The man said he suspected the removal of his door was a “landlord move.”



Police received a 12:40 p.m. report of two boys lighting fireworks in the area of Ocean Avenue. An officer spoke to one of the boys, who said “he will not light fireworks off again,” police wrote.

The owner of Wordly Pets reported at 2 p.m. that an employee she had just fired was refusing to leave the store and return a key, but the person left before police arrived.


A 62-year-old Curtis Street man was transported to Salem Hospital after he fell 8 feet off a deck, according to a 1:11 a.m. report.