SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 24, 2012

Police

By Alan Burke
Staff writer

---- — Salem

Friday

Vincent Wayne Luciano, 28, 65 Newbury St., Danvers, was arrested, as logged at 6:01 p.m., on Derby Street on charges of illegal possession of a class B and C substance. In the same incident Logan A. Close, 25, 110 Eastway Drive, Oxford, N.C., was arrested for failing to yield and driving with a revoked license. The arrests followed a traffic stop. Responding were patrolmen Thomas Cunningham, Roberson Troncoso and Jonathan Duzz.

Saturday

Derek M. Gibbs, 21, 16 Hutchins Court, Gloucester, was arrested, as logged at 12:54 a.m., on Bridge Street on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a dangerous weapons, violating the city’s knife ordinance and driving to endanger. In the same incident Joseph Cole DaSilva, 22, 710 Sandy Bay, Rockport, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Patrolmen Jonathan Duzz and Ryan Arundel had responded to a report of a fight at the Black Lobster.

Manuel F. DeJesus, 48, 24 Mason St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 2:12 a.m., on Canal Street on charges of drunk driving, running a stop sign and a lane violation. He was stopped by Salem State University officer Robert Dolins.

Two homeless people were advised to clear out of a building on Washington Street, according to the log at 8:49 a.m. Neither lived there, according to police.

A car struck by a woman seemed to be the unusual case at 11:22 a.m. on Traders Way. Police arrived to find the woman sitting in the offending vehicle, saying she hit her head. Officers immobilized her head and called an ambulance. The woman explained, “I wasn’t paying attention as I was walking and I hit the car.” The driver said he stopped, but she walked into his front bumper. The woman was taken to Salem Hospital complaining of head pain. The vehicle sustained no damage, according to the log.

Saturday

Police advised a duck hunter in the vicinity of Forest River Park to shoot at the birds elsewhere, according to the log at 11:22 a.m.

Peabody

Friday

A woman reporting “wildlife in her garage” on Longview Way was told to hire an exterminator, as logged at 2:24 p.m.

Struck by a vehicle on Mill Street, a woman complained of a head injury and was taken to Beverly Hospital by Atlantic Ambulance, according to the log at 4:58 p.m.

Fernando Mesquita, 55, 27 Quail Road, Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 9:50 p.m., on Lowell Street on charges of drunk driving, failing to stop or yield and failing to wear a seatbelt.

Christopher J. Regan, 26, 110 Northridge Road, Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 10:48 p.m., in the vicinity of Warren Street, on charges including two counts of domestic assault and battery and on an active warrant. Responding was detective Stephanie Lane.

Saturday

Ashley Foster, 20, 12 Chestnut Park, Melrose, was arrested, as logged at 1:10 a.m., on Hampshire Road, on a charge of disorderly conduct. The arrest followed a report of a vehicle striking a parked car.

Cassandra Garcia, 20, 97 Washington St., Peabody, was arrested, as logged at 1:33 a.m., at 35 Hampshire Road, on a charge of drunk driving.

Ramon A. Morales, 29, 29 Trinity Ave., Lynn, was arrested, as logged at 2:02 p.m., near the Northshore Mall Macy’s by detective Ralph Scopa on charges of driving with a revoked license and giving a false name to police.

A man was taken from the vicinity of the Court House Pub on Central Street to Salem Hospital after what the log describes at 5:45 p.m. as “injuries after an assault.”

Raul Cabrera, 39, 119 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested, as logged at 7:39 p.m., on Main Street on charges of driving with a revoked license and giving police a false name. The Danvers K-9 officer assisted in searching the vehicle.

John A. DiStefano, 24, 42 Jerad Place Road, North Andover, was arrested, as logged at 9:58 p.m., at the YMCA Early Learning Center on Main Street for trespassing.

Beverly

Friday

Michael Everett Agnew, 60, 68 Dane St., Beverly, was arrested, as logged at 9:50 p.m., on Lothrop Street on charges of driving with a suspended license — a charge he’s been previously held responsible on — and failing to stop or yield. Responding were Sgt. David Faustino and detective Dana Nicholson.

Saturday

Police noted at 8:45 a.m. a hazardous situation at Rantoul and Fayette streets where Windover Construction’s takeover of the public way is blocking the view of the crosswalk. “A pedestrian in the crosswalk may not be seen by motorists until they clear the Windover Construction zone,” according to the log.

A vehicle was reported broken into on Broughton Drive, according to the log at 9:20 a.m.

Luis Visot-Maldonado, 30, 26 Newhall St., Lynn, was arrested, as logged at 3:29 p.m., on Elliott Street on a charge of driving without a license. Responding were Patrolman Erik Abrahamson and detective Dana Nicholson.

Danvers

Friday

A housebreak was reported on Water Street at 6:14 p.m.

An accident on Route 114 was reported with personal injury, as logged at 6:27 p.m.

Saturday

The Lahey Hitchcock Clinic on Federal Street alerted police at 11:59 a.m. to “anti-Semitic threats.”

Cars are not allowed on the rail trail and police were called at 6:46 p.m. when one was seen there.

UPDATE: The defendant of this case was found not guilty of the charge on Sept. 4, 2013. Zachary Navarro, 30, 308 Maple St., Danvers, was arrested, as logged at 11:51 p.m., on Endicott Street by Officer Peter Shabowich, on a charge of drunk driving.

Wenham

Friday

Osvaldo Nolasco, 37, 65 Johnson St., Lynn, was arrested at 4:14 p.m. on Main Street by Officer Shane Cavanaugh on charges of drunk driving, this follows two previous convictions, driving to endanger, driving with a suspended license, with a revoked registration, with no insurance, marked lane violations and giving a false name to police. He was stopped following a hit and run incident in Hamilton.