SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 20, 2012

Police/fire


The Salem News

---- — Marblehead

Tuesday

Police received a 10:30 p.m. report of a fight on State Street, but an officer determined there was no fight and it was “just a small crowd that has been moved along.”

Peabody

Tuesday

A woman at the Charles Motel reported at 5:32 p.m. that a man was trying to kick her door down. The man had left by the time police arrived.

Police received an 8:15 p.m. report that a Lake Street man’s ex-wife had taken a dog from his home and was refusing to give it back.

A driver got out of his vehicle during a road rage incident on Lowell Street and punched another driver through an open window, according to an 8:59 p.m. report. An officer later spoke with the victim, who said did not want to pursue the issue.

A Washington Street man reported at 9:47 p.m. that a woman had called him and “threatened to come by and shoot him.”

Wednesday

Police responded to a 12:21 a.m. report of cows walking down the street on Buxton Lane and determined “farm personnel will be retrieving the livestock.” An officer later wrote: “All bovine have been returned to custody.”

A Lowell Street woman reported at 8:06 a.m. that she believed somebody was breaking into her apartment while she was at work.

Police responded to a 1:56 p.m. report of shoplifting at J.C. Penney at the Northshore Mall and subsequently arrested Evan Querusio, 18, of 8 Munroe St., Somerville, on a charge of shoplifting.

Beverly

Tuesday

Police responded to a 7:55 p.m. report of an “apartment trashed” at 7 Endicott St. and spoke with a woman who refused to provide the names of guests who had apparently thrown a plate of food on her kitchen floor. “The glass plate that held ribs was broken in pieces on the floor upon our arrival,” wrote an officer.

Swampscott

Saturday

After receiving reports of an erratic driver on Humphrey Street at 11:10 p.m., police arrested William Nolan, 66, of 8 Ocean View Terrace, Lynn, on charges of drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.

Sunday

Police received a 12:05 p.m. report that a vehicle at 7 Huron St. had been broken into overnight.

An 11:19 p.m. report of a shoplifter in the CVS at 413 Paradise Road resulted in the arrest of Lydia Sevinor, 51, of 37 Smith St., Marblehead, on a charge of larceny over $250.

Monday

A Paradise Road man reported at 8:41 a.m. that moving company employees had stolen coins from his trunk.

Police received a 2:52 p.m. report that a man was gesturing for a young child to come to him near 83 Middlesex Ave. Police were unable to locate the man, who was described as being about 5-foot-10 and wearing dark, baggy sweatpants and a green and white hooded sweatshirt with horizontal stripes.

Tuesday

A caller reported at 8:47 a.m. that there was a large rabbit at Banks Road and Banks Terrace.

Police received a 2:45 p.m. report that “three stray dogs entered home” at 34 Sheridan Road.

Youths were smoking marijuana in the park at Duncan Terrace and Superior Street, according to a 3:38 p.m. report.

Danvers

Tuesday

Police responded to a 6:50 p.m. report of shoplifting at Kohls and arrested Christopher Keene, 23, of 2 Murray Ave., Groveland, on a charge of shoplifting over $100.

A 9:38 p.m. motor vehicle stop at 99 High St. resulted in the arrest of Robert Maloney, 24, of 27 Bates St., Danvers, on charges of receiving stolen property over $250 and carrying a dangerous weapon, and Joseph Maloney, 27, of the same address, on charges of receiving stolen property over $250, carrying a dangerous weapon, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a miscellaneous equipment violation.

Wednesday

Traffic was delayed on Route 128 in the later afternoon as police and the Fire Department responded to three accidents on the highway, none of which resulted in significant injuries, according to a firefighter. The first accident occurred just north of the Route 62 exit on Route 128 southbound, the second by Hollywood Hits on Route 128 northbound and the third on Route 128 northbound by Route 62. The second and third accidents each resulted in a person being transported to Beverly Hospital, said the firefighter, but those hospitalizations were precautionary and not the result of injuries.

A 61-year-old man was transported to an undisclosed Boston-area hospital by MedFlight after he sustained significant injuries from a fall down a staircase inside a private residence, a firefighter said. The helicopter landed at Highlands Elementary School at about 5:30 p.m.

Topsfield

Wednesday

A woman was transported to Beverly Hospital with significant injuries after she was struck by a vehicle on Central Street at about 4:45 p.m., an officer said. State police are investigating the accident.