, Salem, MA

September 24, 2013


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead


A man was transported to an undisclosed hospital after a 1:14 p.m. report that an off-duty state trooper had seen him collapse while jogging on West Shore Drive.

Police responded to a 5:14 p.m. report of possible underage drinking in a courtyard on Village Street. Some of the juveniles ran when approached by police. Five were later picked up by their parents or guardians. A resident at 81 Bayview Road reported finding two bottles of liquor wrapped up in a jacket in his backyard “after he heard the kids running through.”

A 6:20 p.m. report that kids were throwing rocks into the street brought police to Smith and Pleasant streets. “Kids were about 6 years old and Officer Buckley talked to them,” police wrote later.

A man was transported to an undisclosed hospital after an 8:30 p.m. report that he had fallen off a sidewalk on Pleasant Street and sustained a gash to his head.


A Hooper Street man reported at 12:48 p.m. that a somebody was “skateboarding to create noise ... by jumping up and down on the board” in front of his house. Police were unable to locate the skateboarder.

A woman reported at 1:38 p.m. that a man kept ripping down the signs for her open house near Lime and Pond streets. Police wrote later: “Party was advised that they could not move the sign as it is on public property. Party stated that the sign has been there for a few years and is tired seeing. Advised to speak with selectmen.”

Officers were unable to locate anything amiss after a 7:50 p.m. report of gunshots or fireworks at Franklin and Washington streets.



Police received a 7:14 p.m. report that a group of youths had been “breaking into the boarded-up building behind the high school and using drugs and drinking.” Police checked the area of 200 Essex St. but found nothing suspicious.

The owner of the Red Rock Bistro on Humphrey Street reported at 9:36 p.m. that a customer had left without paying. “Would like to show officer a video of suspect,” wrote police.


Police were unable to locate four youths who were reported to be skateboarding in the area of Essex Street and Stetson Avenue at 5:23 a.m.


A man on Pierro Terrace reported at 9:39 p.m. that his daughter was “having an issue” with her boyfriend. Police later determined the female had a “substance issue” and her boyfriend had been “calming her down.”



A man on Warren Street reported at 2:11 p.m. that front and rear bumper lids had been stolen from his vehicle.

Police responded to a 3:32 p.m. report that a Warren Street woman’s ex-boyfriend had broken into her house and stolen her keys and laptop. Subsequently arrested was Kenneth M. Hayes, 22, of 35 Collins Road, Danvers, on charges of breaking and entering in the daytime for a felony, malicious destruction of property over $250, larceny over $250, two counts of domestic assault and battery, and possession of a class A drug.

A woman was transported to Lahey hospital after a 5:18 p.m. report that she had choked at Legal Sea Foods at Northshore Mall. “Party unconscious,” police wrote.

A Dartmouth Street woman reported at 8:36 p.m. that she’d seen a group of youths with flashlights head toward the student parking lot at the high school. An officer wrote later: “Parties came out of the woods and were advised that the school property and farm were off limits at this time of night.”

Police received a 9:23 p.m. report that a male had been going through trash in a driveway at 266 Newbury St. for six hours. An officer reported later that the male had “picked up the mess he made and will be going back to his dad’s.”

A vehicle at 286 Newbury St. had been broken into and three GPS devices stolen from inside, according to a 10:13 p.m. report.

About 11:30 p.m., an officer on Lynn Street arrested Ramon D. Dejesus-Guzman, 53, of 40 Child St., Apt. 2, Lynn, on a charge of drunken driving and a marked lanes violation.


Police were unable to find the individuals who were reported to be in a “fight involving a knife” at 72 Walnut St. at 1:02 a.m.

A 10:30 a.m. report of shoplifting at the Gap at Northshore Mall resulted in the arrest of Jocelyn B. Marcotte, 34, of 92 Castle Drive, West Wareham, on charges of trespassing, receiving stolen property under $250 and receiving stole property over $250.



Police were unable to locate a girl who was reported to be talking to a mirror at 6 Apple Tree Road at 1:15 p.m.



An 8:35 p.m. report of an unwanted guest brought police to 295 Cabot St., where they determined that a person who had been living in his car wanted another person who had also been living in it to leave. The person in question was subsequently transported to the train station.

An 8:40 p.m. report of an assault brought police to 141 Lothrop St. Subsequently arrested was Dean J. Martino, 54, of the same address, on a charge of assault and battery.


An 11:20 a.m. report of an abuse prevention order violation on Bow Street resulted in the arrest of Adolph Wilkinson, 55, of 200 Spring St., Bedford, on charges of four counts of violating an abuse prevention order and intimidation of a witness.



A 1:09 a.m. report of a loud party brought police to 24 Mason St., where they subsequently requested that a baby-christening celebration be ended.

Police responded to 110 Bridge St. after a 1:28 a.m. report of a domestic dispute in a backyard and determined there was no dispute, only a man who was “angrily venting” over an issue with his vehicle. He was advised to “quiet down,” police wrote.

Police were unable to locate a man who was reported to be exposing himself in the area of 293 Lafayette St. at 1:45 a.m.

A 2:08 p.m. report that a female was yelling brought police to 43 Federal St., where they determined a man and woman were arguing over the former’s drinking habits.

A Broadway woman reported at 3:58 p.m. that her son was “not listening to her” and requested an officer speak with him. “She relates that he needs to pick up his dirty clothing and make sure his dog goes outside,” wrote police. An officer spoke to son and wrote later that he said he would “listen to his mother and do what she asks.”

About 8 p.m., an officer spoke to a woman who was in Riley Plaza. “She stated she was looking for her cousin,” wrote an officer. “I advised her that this area is considered to be a public park and anyone in the area after dark is subject to arrest for trespassing. She was advised to leave the area and did so without incident.”


A Buffum Street man reported at 1:14 a.m. that he was on workman’s comp and that “people from workers comp are following him around.” The man said “he is fine with them following him but relates [they] are speeding around his neighborhood making it unsafe for the kids that live in the area.”

A 3:20 a.m. report of a possible domestic dispute brought police to 23 High St. Daniel Richard Wendt, 23, of 13 Willow Ave., Salem, was subsequently arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

A woman reported at 8:17 a.m. that after a cab had dropped her off at Market Basket on Highland Avenue, “she gave the cab driver $6 for a round trip and told him that she would be about five minutes.” Police wrote: “She then ran into the store to do some shopping. She admitted that it took her a little longer than she had anticipated, and when she came out of the store, the cab was gone. She called the owner of the cab company who she is familiar with and explained what had taken place. The owner stated that he would talk to his driver about what transpired. She was advised to call another cab company in the future.”

An assistant at a law office on Lynde Street reported at 10:14 a.m. that a few items had been “out of place” when she arrived at work. Police wrote: “In a conference room, there was a box of tissues and business cards out of place on a table. There were no signs of forced entry and nothing missing.”

A woman reported at 12:41 p.m. that somebody had thrown a cup of coffee on her windshield during a road-rage incident that began when she “may have cut a vehicle off on Traders Way.” Police were unable to locate the other vehicle.

Police received a 1:11 p.m. report that somebody in a suspicious vehicle had tried to “lure” a dog into a car.

A Perkins Street woman reported at 2:52 p.m. that an envelope containing about $1,200 was missing from her residence.