SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

October 15, 2012

Police


The Salem News

---- — Peabody

Friday

Ismaila Marong, 23, of 11 Lakeview Drive, Lynnfield, was arrested at 3:22 p.m. in the vicinity of the Northshore Mall on a charge of driving with a suspended license.

A hit-and-run on Gardner Street at 4:51 p.m. left a scrape on a 2005 Honda Accord, but the culprit could not be found after pedaling away on his bike.

A birthday party of 10-year-olds created enough havoc at Bonkers on Lowell Street that the police were called at 7:48 p.m. A 48-year-old Swampscott man was advised by police to clean up the mess and not to come back.

Zachary Holmes, 19, of 2103 Pheasant Creek Lane, Peabody, and Paul F. Judice, 26 Elizabeth Lane, Peabody, were arrested at 10:22 p.m. on Route 1 on charges of possessing a Class A drug.

Saturday

Eliazar Pizarro, 30, of 51 Lane St., Lowell, was arrested at 12:43 a.m. on Route 114 by Officer James Harkins on charges of driving with a suspended license and registration and failing to stop or yield.

John Ranahan, 32, of 271 Lowell St., Peabody, was arrested at 1:52 a.m. at his address by Officer Brendan O’Brien on a charge of domestic assault and battery. Police had responded to a complaint from a man saying his drunken girlfriend had punched him in the face.

Manuel Arthur Espinal, 27, of 88 Endicott St., Peabody, was arrested at 7:50 a.m. on Aborn Street by Officer Sean Dowd on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

Paula Fyfe, 55, of 349 Lowell St., Peabody, was arrested at 1:18 p.m. at the Northshore Mall Macy’s on a charge of shoplifting more than $100 worth of merchandise.

Just as the Salem police attempted to rescue an injured owl last week, the Peabody police transported their own injured owl to Angell Memorial Hospital in Jamaica Plain, as reported in the log at 11:30 p.m.

Sunday

The party’s over, as indicated by a report of “50-60 males causing a disturbance” on Lowell Street at 1:55 a.m. Police dispersed them. “Homeowner advised to cease and desist for the night,” according to the log.

Salem

Friday

Kanii K. Malcolm, 22, of 30 Bullard St., Dorchester, was arrested at 9:28 p.m. on Prince Street by Patrolmen Ryan Arundel and Derek White on charges of driving with a suspended license, driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle, having bogus plates, failing to stop at a stop sign, and receiving stolen property.

A Federal Street resident was cited for what was described in the log at 11:23 p.m. as a “college party” and a “loud party.” A copy of the report was forwarded to the criminal investigation unit for a follow-up.

Saturday

Thomas J. Shortt, 18, of 32 Whittier Ave., Waltham, was arrested at 12:18 a.m. on Loring Avenue by the Salem State University police on a charge of being a minor with alcohol.

A man seen in a physical altercation in front of Rockafellas was advised by police to leave and not come back, as logged at 12:45 a.m.

Jeffrey S. Curran Jr., 21, of 118 North St., Salem, and Christopher T. St. John, 22, of 2 Chase St., Beverly, were arrested at 1:09 a.m. on Mason Street on two counts of breaking and entering in the night to commit a crime and one count of larceny. The two are suspected of breaking into two vehicles. They were located during a search of the area. Police also report missing valuables returned to their owners. Responding were Patrolmen James Johnson, Thomas Pelletier and Robert Cunningham.

A man homeless for two weeks was located at 1:09 a.m. trying to keep warm in a portable toilet on Derby Street. Police sent him to the shelter. He was not drunk, but a man encountered at Derby and Lafayette at 1:11 a.m. and screaming into a cellphone was. He continued screaming at police, saying, “I am sorry you have to do your (expletive) job.” Officers note he was in an area frequently subjected to vandalism.

Daniel T. Hegarty, 20, of 18 Conner Road, Beverly, was arrested at 1:19 a.m. on Loring Avenue by Patrolman Theodore Pierce on charges of being a minor with alcohol, being disorderly and resisting arrest. The arrest was made as police were in the process of ending a loud party.

David L. Thomas, 48, of 63 Astor St., Lynn, was arrested at 2:10 a.m. on Aborn Street by Patrolman John Burke on a charge of breaking and entering in the night to commit a crime and having burglary tools. Police responded to a report of “a suspicious party under a motor vehicle.”

A man discovered at 3:44 a.m. sitting in the ATM hallway of Eastern Bank on Congress Street told police he’d missed the last train home and didn’t have money for a hotel. He was trying to keep warm. Police sent him on his way. A man was also found at 3:59 a.m. sleeping in a doorway on Lafayette Street.

There was no stopping a woman who told police at 10:11 a.m. that she “was exiting Proctor Street,” according to the log, “and was unable to stop. ... Went through the stop sign, straight across Highland Avenue ... into the Salem Hospital parking lot. She states that at that time she was able to stop her vehicle.” Buoyed by her success, she decided to keep driving and headed up Highland Avenue, where she was able to stop again by rear-ending another driver near Planet Fitness. She was given a citation for driving with defective equipment.

Go to court, police told a woman complaining that her boyfriend’s former girlfriend “has been calling ... at all hours of the night to the point where she and (he) cannot sleep,” according to the log at 1:28 p.m.

Paul Michael Pustorino, 22, of 10 Barrett Road, Lynn, was arrested at 1:58 p.m. at Boston and Federal streets on a charge of driving after his license had been suspended. Responding was the Special Response Unit, including Sgt. Kristian Hanson.

A juvenile with a BB gun racked up three charges — malicious damage, minor in possession of a BB gun and unlawful discharge of the gun — after a complaint at 8:44 p.m. of a window shot out on Memorial Drive.

An unwelcome surprise for pedestrians was a man on Derby Street walking up behind them and screaming in their ears. Police intervened at 8:56 p.m. and determined that the man was not drunk and not wanted by the system, despite his lack of cooperation. He was sent on his way.

Sunday

Marc L. Tranos, 32, of 47 Memorial Drive, Salem, was arrested at 1:08 a.m. at Essex and Washington streets by Patrolmen Rafael Gonzales and Daniel Tucker on charges of possessing a Class B and Class C substance. He was also wanted on an outstanding warrant.

A car speeding away alerted a woman on March Street at 1:26 a.m. that someone had vandalized her vehicle, leaving messages on it. These included “2 chairs,” “Turn up the music,” “Lets go” and “XOXO.” These were left via washable paint.

With his window busted, a resident on First Street couldn’t be sure what, if anything, was taken from his vehicle when he alerted police at 9:40 a.m.

When her child was taken by the Department of Children and Families, a woman on Wharf Street called police at 10:35 a.m., wondering if the restraining order against her ex had been violated. Police noted that she has a court order saying she should have custody and “that the child should not have been taken from her and that there is a conspiracy against her,” according to the log. Police were unable to reach the department to straighten out the situation.

Danvers

Friday

Melissa Thyne, 37, of 55 Buffum St., Salem, was arrested at 8:34 p.m. by Officer Dana Martin at the Brooksby Village Drive Walmart on a charge of shoplifting.

Saturday

Police investigated a report at 9:04 a.m. regarding larceny from a vehicle on High Street. A laptop is referenced.

Police investigated a report at 12:40 p.m. of the theft of an iPhone on Forest Street.

Tina Branham, 43, of 60 Spencer St., Lynn, was arrested at 2:13 p.m. at Savers on Endicott Street by Officer Adam French on a charge of shoplifting.

Word of a fight in the vicinity of the Route 114 McDonald’s drew police at 9:22 p.m. They dispersed a group there.

Sunday

Audrey Politio, 35, of 3204 Kirkbride Drive, Danvers, was arrested at 2:27 a.m. on Elliott Street by Officer Phil Tansey on a charge of drunken driving and failure to take care. The arrest followed a two-car accident.

Migdalia Rosado, 50, of 3 Homeland Circle, Saugus, was arrested at 1:43 p.m. at the Liberty Tree Mall Kohl’s by Officer Adam French on a charge of shoplifting.

Mohan Chittim, 33, of 210 Andover St., Danvers, was arrested at 2:01 p.m. at the Brooksby Village Drive Walmart by Officer William Cassidy on a charge of shoplifting.

Police responded to a report at 2:50 p.m. regarding a suicidal person on Kirkbride Drive.

Beverly

Michael Pizzi, 35, of 16 Bridge St., Beverly, was arrested at 11:22 a.m. at his address by Patrolman Jay Derobertis on a charge of domestic assault and battery.