, Salem, MA

December 12, 2013


The Salem News

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Shaun Macneil, 28, of 5 Hutchinson St., Revere, was arrested at 2:04 p.m. on Northshore Road on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Police got a call from Homeland Security about a 17-year-old Peabody girl who was detained at the Vermont-Canada border. The girl had taken the family car and tried to drive into Canada, according to police. Her parents were notified and went to get her, police said.


Yitong Xia, 20, of 65 Gladstone St., Apt. R, Boston, was arrested on Route 1 at 3:24 a.m. on charges of drunken driving, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, defective equipment (a tire) and driving an unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle.

Police received a call at 6:59 a.m. about an unidentified male sleeping in the doorway of TD Bank on Main Street. The man was sent on his way.

Two vehicles were towed following an accident at 9:24 a.m. in front of the Community Life Center on Central Street.

A resident on State Street reported the theft of a $30 Alex and Ani bracelet from a package on her front porch on Saturday.

A Peabody woman will be summonsed to court on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license following a three-car motor vehicle accident at 12:27 p.m. on Lowell Street.

Police assisted the Fire Department at 12:41 p.m. to get a person off a roof on Moulton Road.



A resident on West Shore Drive returned home at 8:37 a.m. to find her front door open. Police said everything appeared to be in order.

Lynn police contacted the station at 8:57 p.m. to report they were looking for an 83-year-old man who last spoke to his wife around 4 p.m. when he was on his way to pick her up at the Swampscott train station. The man’s wife was worried he could be disoriented due to an onset of dementia. A dispatcher spotted the man’s car in Salem and someone stayed with the man at a Salem restaurant until police arrived.

Michael Farrell, 23, of 183 Green St., Marblehead, was arrested at 10:26 p.m. on charges of domestic assault and malicious destruction of property valued at more than $250 following an incident at home.



An ambulance was sent to Corning Street at 10 p.m. for an elderly man who had fallen.

A person was reported sleeping in a doorway on Cabot Street at 10:26 p.m. Police sent the person on his way.


Residents on Goldsmith Avenue contacted police at 1:36 p.m. to report a past housebreak.

Police got a call at 4:29 p.m. of a “man down” at the Salem Laundry on Cabot Street. The homeless man left on his own, but the business will be seeking a no-trespass order due to “increasing issues” with the man.



A caller told police a 6:19 p.m. that a disabled person in a group home had passed out and was now conscious. The Fire Department, which responds to medical emergencies, was notified.



A resident on North Street contacted police at 4:16 p.m. to report a suspicious person. She said a male who said he worked for National Grid knocked on her door and asked to look at her gas meter. Police contacted National Grid, which said they had an employee in that area asking homeowners if they wanted to upgrade their current meters.

A Danvers woman was issued a citation for following another vehicle too closely following a three-car motor vehicle accident at 4:43 p.m. at North and Granite streets.

A man came to the station at 5:07 p.m. to report credit card fraud. He said there were 13 charges of $29.95 on his account dating back to Nov. 1. The man contacted his bank and credit card company and was told the funds will be refunded if the charges are found to be fraudulent.

Police went to a Dunlap Street apartment at 6:54 p.m. after a tenant complained he had no heat and the landlord refused to fix the problem. The landlord told police the tenant refused to pay his rent and was being evicted. The landlord told police he would provide heat and continue with the eviction process.

Eric Huguley, 28, of 2 Fosdick Terrace, Lynn, was arrested at 8:19 p.m. on Linden Street on charges of speeding and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.


Police went to Derby Street at 12 a.m. on a report of a male party who had been missing from Lynn.

Kimberly Doran, 37, of 260 Washington St., Salem, was arrested at 7:29 a.m. at the intersection of Margin and Gedney streets on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, failing to stop at a stop sign and for a default warrant out of Salem District Court.

A dump truck with a trailer struck a parked car while turning at Harbor and Prince streets. A detail officer saw the accident and contacted the owner of the parked car.

Police went to the Dunkin’ Donuts on Washington Street at 10:21 a.m. on a report of a sleeping man. Police said the man was sleeping inside the store but was not intoxicated. He left without incident.

Kayla Lugo, 19, of 71 Hathorne St., Salem, was arrested at 1:30 p.m. on Jefferson Avenue at Hathorne Street on a charge of domestic assault and battery.



Nelson Gelardi, 56, of 38 Tremont St., Cambridge, was arrested at 9:09 p.m. at Wal-Mart on Brooksby Village Drive on a charge of shoplifting merchandise worth more than $100 and on a fugitive from justice warrant.

A 20-year-old woman was transported to Beverly Hospital complaining of back pain following a motor vehicle accident at 2:29 p.m. on Elliott Street.