, Salem, MA

January 20, 2014

Police and fire log

The Salem News

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A visiting nurse called police at 11:41 a.m. requesting transportation to the hospital for a 77-year-old man who fell out of bed.

Kimberly Henry, 42, of 7 Meadow Lane, Marblehead, was arrested at that address at 6:22 p.m. on charges of domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

A 50-year-old Hamilton woman was taken into protective custody at 7:24 p.m. after police received a report of a woman sleeping in a car near the corner of Allerton Place and Brackett Place.


A 75-year-old woman was transported to Salem Hospital at 2:52 p.m. after falling in front of stores on Atlantic Avenue. The woman was bleeding from the mouth and had cuts on her legs, police said.

A woman contacted police at 3:25 p.m. to report that an unoccupied vehicle parked near Shubie’s on Atlantic Avenue rolled into her car. Police contacted the driver of the rolling car, who had left the scene and returned to her Salem home. The woman said she parked her car and mistakenly left it in drive. She said it did roll about 20 feet but denied it hit another vehicle. The driver of the car that was allegedly hit told police there was about $500 in damage.


A woman called police at 1:23 a.m. to report that a man had been following her on Washington Street. The woman said she was walking her dog when she saw a man standing by 210 Washington St. As she continued walking, the man started following her, the woman told police. When she turned to look at the man, she said he ran up the hill toward Abbot Hall.



A 46-year-old Gloucester woman was taken to Beverly Hospital following a two-car accident at 2:40 p.m. on Route 128 North.

Kyle Robert Colantuoni, 26, of 152 Beech Ave., Melrose, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness and kidnapping. Police received a report at 10:43 p.m. of a woman being forced into a 2003 gray Ford Taurus near the Extended Stay America on Jubilee Drive. After a report went over police radio, Wakefield Police stopped a man and woman in a car fitting that description. Peabody Police went to the scene to make the arrest.


William G. Thompson, 38, of 40 Fair Oaks Ave., Lynn, was arrested at 12:38 p.m. near Forest and Fenton streets on charges of drunken driving (second offense) and a marked lanes violation.

The Peabody Fire Department extinguished a car fire at 12:54 a.m. at the Lowell Street overpass by Route 95. The driver called police to report his vehicle was on fire.

Police received a report at 8:07 a.m. of a driver slumped over the wheel in the parking lot of Sam’s Food Mart on Lowell Street. The driver said he was “taking a break” after plowing all night.



Susan Rice, 56, of 19 Morphew Lane, Rowley, was arrested at 3:35 p.m. in a motor vehicle near Route 1 and Ipswich Road on a charge of domestic assault and battery.



Michael D. Irvine, 48, of 33 Margin St., Peabody, was arrested at 4:01 p.m. at the Home Depot on Trader’s Way on a charge of shoplifting merchandise valued at more than $100.

Police went to the Dunkin’ Donuts at Bridge and Boston streets at 4:16 p.m. to give a man a ride home, after the battery on his electric wheelchair died.

A police cruiser with its blue emergency lights flashing and siren on collided with a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta at 10:31 p.m. at the intersection of Washington and New Derby streets. The driver of the car, Luzarabellys Perez-Guerrero, 53, of 248 Washington St., was issued a citation for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.


Police went to The Village Tavern, 168 Essex St., at 12:29 a.m. on a report of an altercation between staff and two patrons.

A tenant in an apartment at 21 Essex St., was issued a $100 ticket for a noise violation after police responded to a loud party at 12:30 a.m. This was the second time police had gone there on a noise complaint in recent months.

The police and firefighters went to 12 Pope St. at 6 a.m. on a report of fire and detected smoke on the first two floors of the apartment building. Firefighters found smoke coming from a trash compactor. They took the compactor outside and extinguished the smoldering material.

Gissell Jiminian, 37, of 199 Lafayette St., was arrested at 12:23 p.m. at 21 Palmer St. on two counts of domestic assault and battery.

Both drivers were cited following a two-car accident at 2:50 p.m. at Marlborough Road and Rockdale Avenue. Michael Rosengren, 18, of 77 Valley St., Salem, was cited for driving at a speed greater than reasonable during snowy conditions, and Juan Ochoa, 51, of 80 Hichborn St., Revere, was cited for driving without a license.

A Salem Taxi driver, Julio Jimenez, 69, was cited at 6:17 p.m. for leaving the scene of a property damage accident on Peabody Street after his taxi struck and damaged the driver’s side mirror of a parked car.

Police went to Lafayette Place at 6:32 p.m. on a report of a passenger not willing to pay a cab fare. The taxi driver said he drove the woman to Salem from South Station in Boston, via Salem, N.H. The driver was able to reach the woman’s mother in Kennebunk, Maine, who said she would pay the fare if he would drive her daughter to Kennebunk. The cab driver agreed to that arrangement and headed to Maine.

Police went to the Salem Hospital parking lot at 9:14 p.m. on a report of a stolen catalytic converter. A hospital employee said she went to work at 7 a.m. and when she came out to start her car at the end of work noticed the exhaust was very loud and then discovered she was missing a catalytic converter. Police looked under the car and said it appeared as though the catalytic converter had been “cut off.” Hospital security said they have had no other reports of similar incidents.

Police went to an apartment at 282 Washington St. at 10:58 p.m. on a report of a man kicking in a door. Police said a court summons will be issued for the man.


Police went to Rainbow Terrace at 12:16 a.m. on a report of a suspicious white male wearing a black jacket and pajama pants going door to door. Police found an intoxicated man fitting that description and placed him in protective custody.



Conor Kelly, 20, of 11 Laurine Road, Danvers, was arrested at 2:05 p.m. at Endicott and Water streets on a charge of driving with a suspended license and on an outstanding warrant.


A 24-year-old Danvers man was taken into protective custody for intoxication at 1:39 a.m. on High Street.