, Salem, MA

January 17, 2014


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


A caller from 20 Bow St. notified police of suspicious activity at 9:34 p.m. According to the log, the resident reported that someone over a week ago left a glass vase with a tinfoil flower in it near her outside stairway next to human feces.


Police responded to Beverly Golf and Tennis on McKay street at 3:04 a.m. on a report of a missing copper gutter and copper downspouts.



Police responded to an 11 p.m. call at 146 Shore Drive on a report of yelling and items being thrown around in the apartment above unit A.


Police reported a suspicious motor vehicle at Kappy’s Liquor on Andover Street at 2:02 a.m. According to the log, the car was parked in the lot with a flat tire and some front-end damage.

Police reported the theft of a catalytic converter from Analogic on Centennial Drive at 9:37 a.m. According to the log, an officer has the suspects on video.

An employee of Huntington Woods Condominiums reported to police at 11:02 a.m. that there are coyotes living near the complex. Police suggested she call Massachusetts Wildlife for further information.



Police responded to 209 Essex St. at 6:02 p.m. regarding a suspicious squirrel issue.

At 6:10 p.m., police issued no-trespass orders to three men whose November actions led to their arrests and the Black Lobster restaurant’s two-day liquor license suspension.

Police received a suspicious activity call from 81 Highland Ave. at 7:33 p.m. According to the log, a male party was in the middle of the road.

Police responded to an animal control call at 7:50 p.m. on Wilfred Terrace, where a person was bitten by a dog.

At 8:53 p.m., police received a report from a caller at Live Alive Cafe on 281 Essex St. regarding malicious damage to a business. According to the log, an employee reported that “during the dinner rush, someone had pooped all over the walls and the floor.” The employee also reported that this is the second time in two weeks that someone had done that to their bathroom and that they needed to spend extra money on professional cleaners to clean the damages.

Police responded to the area of North Pine Street and Essex Street on a suspicious-activity call at 10:16 p.m. According to the log, a female was heard yelling in the area.


A resident from 12 First St. reported to police at 7:15 a.m. that her son was bitten by the neighbor’s 9-month-old Yorky Chihuahua.

At 9:17 a.m., police arrested Richard Frissora, 56, 44 Hudson St., Lynn, on charges of driving with an expired inspection sticker and operating a motor vehicle after license suspension, after Frissora was pulled over on Federal Street.



Police received a 10:55 a.m. call from a resident on Lafayette St. on a report of stolen downspouts.



At 12:32 p.m., police received a call from 450 Paradise Road regarding suspicious activity. The caller reported he was approached by two males in a black pickup truck who were offering to sell a surround-sound system valued at $2,500 for $400 cash. The caller believed it was stolen. According to the log, both males were described as in their late 20s to early 30s, approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet, with scruffy facial hair.

A caller from 23 Paradise Road reported stolen downspouts at 4:21 p.m.

Police received a call from 18 Walker Road at 10:30 p.m. of possible gunshots in the area.



At 5:47 p.m., police arrested Lorenc Gjergji, 39, 403 Essex St., Beverly on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, second offense, and not yielding to another car’s right of way in the area of Elliott Street and Route 128.

Police arrested Jennifer Trippett, 39, 36 S. Main St., Topsfield, on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license and speeding at 6:45 p.m. on North Street.


Police responded to a 1:49 p.m. shoplifting call from Wal-Mart on 55 Brooksby Village Drive and subsequently arrested Gloria Fonseca, 31, 5 Harrison Ave., Salem, on charges of shoplifting by asportation, second offense.

At 3:44 p.m., police arrested Michael Halbick, 34, 32 Sutton St., Peabody, on charges of shoplifting by asportation, at Kohl’s on Independence Way.