, Salem, MA

January 15, 2014


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Police responded to a 6:08 p.m. report of assault and subsequently arrested Tyler Lapointe, 24, 12 Converse Court, on charges of assault and battery and intimidating a witness.


Police responded to a 1:50 a.m. disturbance call at 15 Bow St. According to the log, there was a loud party going on, and a small group on the porch was advised to bring it inside.



Police arrested Michael Walsh, 53, 9 Buffum St., on charges of assault and battery and intimidation of a witness, after responding to a domestic dispute call at 5:42 p.m.

A caller from Pickman Street reported a party on a bike going through the trash at 6:28 p.m.

Police responded to a 6:54 p.m. suspicious activity call to North Street, where a man was reported urinating on the steps. According to the log, there were “no signs of urinating.”

Police arrested Kayla Provencher, 23, 15 Macarthur Circle, Peabody, on charges of possession of a class D drug with the intent to distribute at 10:53 p.m., after conducting a motor vehicle stop in the area of Cherry Hill Avenue.

After responding to a loud disturbance call at 22 Mason St., police arrested Keith Green, 50, 22 Mason St., at 10:57 p.m. for threatening to commit a crime.


Police responded to an 8:04 a.m. call to Heritage Drive, where a resident reported larceny of a mattress. According to the log, the party reported that there has been a series of strange occurrences at her residence recently, and now socks and a mattress have gone missing.

A caller from Whalers Lane reported to police at 10:16 a.m. that a female was trash picking on private property.

Police responded to a 1:02 p.m. shoplifting report at Walgreens on New Derby Street. According to the log, a white male, about 6 feet 1 inch, with a black puffy jacket stole “a bunch of razors.” The suspect was also wearing blue jeans and white sneakers. Police searched the area but did not locate the suspect.

Two pedestrians were struck by cars within about 30 minutes of each other. The first incident happened on Lafayette Street at 5:35 p.m. According to police, injuries are unknown, but the victim was sent to North Shore Medical Center for medical attention. The second incident occurred at 6:08 p.m. by Walgreens on New Derby Street. Injuries are unknown, but the victim was sent to a local hospital for medical attention, police said.



Police responded to 17 Harris St. at 3:19 p.m. regarding a suspicious activity report. According to the log, the caller reported two suspects in all black, wearing hoodies and backpacks, tried to break into a car, then fled the scene in a blue car.

A caller from Summit Street notified police at 4:34 p.m. that parties were following people to the ATM in Summit Plaza.

Police responded to a call from Newbury Street at 10:27 p.m. regarding a barking dog at Whispering Meadows.

A caller from the Sylvan Street Grill reported to police at 10:35 p.m. that a counterfeit $100 bill was used at the establishment.



A caller from Pearl Street reported to police at 11:37 a.m. that cars were parked on both sides of the street, causing an obstruction. Police reported everything was fine there.


Police received a call at 12:11 a.m. from a resident in the area of Atlantic Avenue and Seaview Avenue regarding kids walking in traffic. According to the log, the caller said there were five or six teenagers walking in and out of traffic, and they “appeared to be drunk or on drugs.”



Police arrested Elsa Perlera, 35, 58 Moffatt St., Salem, on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle, after she was pulled over in the area of Ellis and Paradise roads at 1:27 a.m.

A caller from 70 Franklin Ave. reported to police at 12:18 a.m. that a raccoon was “flopping around in her driveway and she can’t get into her home.”

Police received a call at 1:38 p.m. from the area of Humphrey Street regarding the operator of a white Cadillac screaming at females on Lynnshore Drive.

A caller from 88 Burpee Road reported to police at 3:38 p.m. that a white male walked out from behind a yellow house and into the woods. According to the log, the caller did not recognize the party, who had light hair, wore a beige jacket and had a dog with him.



Police received a call at 5:03 p.m. from Rosewood Drive regarding three buildings without power.

A caller from 18 Buxton Road reported a power outage at 5:23 p.m.

A caller from 45 Summer St. reported a loose dog at 5:55 p.m.