, Salem, MA

January 21, 2014


The Salem News

---- — Beverly


Theft of tools was reported at 191 Cabot St. at 6:46 p.m.

Eric J. Beier, 43, 497 Rantoul St., was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery, threatening to commit a crime and kidnapping, according to an 8:34 p.m. log item. Police said Beier threatened to kill his wife and wouldn’t let her leave the house. When she was allowed to leave, she reported the incident to police parked at Rite Aid shopping plaza on Cabot Street.

Warren R. Brown, 46, of Berlin was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery at 55 Dodge St. at 9:13 p.m.

A report of a car egged at 36 Bartlett St. was called in at 9:33 p.m.


Police responded to 9 Mill St., Apt. 102, on a report of “people fighting” at 1:04 a.m. The people were “arguing over a picture posted on Facebook,” police wrote.


Kenneth J. Pellegrino, 57, 45 Folly Pond Road, Beverly, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery at his address at 2:51 a.m.


Police were called to 502 Manor Road, third floor, at 12:02 a.m. on a report of a man who had grabbed a woman by the neck and punched her in the face while saying, “I did not take your prescription medicine” and “I did not break into your apartment.” Richard R. Caverly, 51, 502 Manor Road, Beverly, was arrested on charges of assault and battery, attempted murder, a warrant for malicious destruction of property over $250 and a restraining order violation.



A white van was reported stolen from Newbury Street at 1:12 a.m.

Malicious damage to room at the Marriott Towneplace Suites, 238 Andover St., was reported to police at 10:13 a.m.

A motor vehicle accident involving a 34-year-old male pedestrian was reported at Liberty Tree Mall at 3:47 p.m. The log reports neck, head and hand injuries.



Barbara Mattuchio, 51, 15 Styles Drive, Peabody, was arrested on a charge of larceny under $250 from Bob’s Store, 230 S. Main St., at 11:30 a.m.

Justin Clancy, 19, of Falmouth was arrested on North Main Street on a charge of operating after suspension of license when police responded to a three-car accident on North Main Street at 2:30 p.m. No one was injured during the crash, police said.



Police responded to 16 Bowditch St. at 10:39 a.m. because “roommates had an argument over picking up eggs.” Officers “resolved the issue,” according to the log.

A small child locked in a running motor vehicle on Page Street was reported at 2:36 p.m. A towing company and the Fire Department responded to the scene, and the vehicle was opened, according to the log.

An employee at Marriott Hotel, 8A Centennial Drive, reported to police at 9:21 p.m. that there was underage drinking at a banquet held on the property. The party was “shut down” and the “teens picked up by parents,” according to the log. One person will be summonsed to court by an officer.

A person at Jade’s Restaurant, 4 Bourbon St., reported to police at 10:04 p.m. that a 21-year-old man carried a drink to his vehicle and was almost struck. Lynnfield police were notified and stopped the car for speeding. The reporting party stated there was slight contact to rear bumper of car and left leg, but the person did not want to pursue the matter, according to the police log.


A person on Krochmal Road reported to police at 1:37 p.m. that there was a vehicle at the end of the street “occupied with three youths, and she believes they are up to no good,” according to the log. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.

A “physical altercation” in the parking lot over a motor vehicle accident was reported to police at CVS/Pharmacy, 85 LynnField St., at 1:48 p.m. An officer reports one vehicle rolled into the other, and there was no damage on either vehicle. “Both parties separated and sent on their way,” according to the log.



A water main leak was reported at the intersection of Canal and Meadow streets at 9:06 a.m. The Department of Public Works was notified.


A store supervisor at 272 Highland Ave. reported to police at 9:39 a.m. that she suspects a couple was shoplifting in the store about an hour before. The couple was gone on arrival of police.

A turkey was reported hit by a car on Sophia Road at 1:29 p.m. The deceased bird was picked up and disposed of at DPW, according to the log item.

Stolen “game systems” were reported at 26 Wisteria St. at 4:19 p.m. A Nintendo Wii system valued at $250 was stolen last month, and an X-Box 360 Elite valued at $400 was stolen Wednesday. A brother has admitted to stealing and selling both systems. A police report had to be filed for them to be turned over, according to the log item.



A person reported to police at 9:54 a.m. that a motor vehicle loaded with various metal was abandoned at the old cemetery dump.

Police issued a criminal citation to a person parked in a fire lane at Stop & Shop, 450 Paradise Road, at 11:07 a.m. after it was determined the person had a suspended license. The citation was mailed to the person, who was not identified in the log.

A sick or wounded raccoon was reported in the backyard of 96 Walker Road at 1:49 p.m. “Animal was picked up,” according to the log.