Police were called to the Marriott Hotel, 8A Centennial Drive, at 4 p.m., to deal with an unwanted guest. They arrested John J. Riley III, 104 Whitehall Road, Apt., 22, Amesbury, and charged him with trespass.

A caller notified police, at 6 p.m., from Washington Street and Swampscott Avenue, that a vehicle had multiple marked lanes violations, nearly striking oncoming traffic several time. The vehicle turned left from Washington onto Swampscott then onto Eastman Park, where the operator parked the vehicle. An officer located the operator, and spoke with the operator. The vehicle was parked safely at home without further issue.

A Melody Road resident reported to police, at 7:45 p.m., that her neighbor was swearing at her during the afternoon.

Police were called to the Marriott Hotel, 8A Centennial Drive, at 9:15 p.m. to deal with a party causing a disturbance in the bar and refusing to leave. The party was transported to Lahey-North with a knee injury.

Police were called to Lahey Medical Center, 1 Essex Center Drive., at 10 p.m., for a patient who was acting up again. Police arrested John J. Riley III, 104 Whitehall Road, Apt., 22, Amesbury, for the second time today. This time they charged him with disorderly conduct.

Police were called to a Goldberg Road address, at 10 p.m., after a woman reported a man had threatened her with harm. The male, who was described as middle-aged and highly intoxicated, was wearing a teal trench-coat. An officer located the individual on Central Street, had a conversation with him and sent him on his way.

An officer was called to the redemption center on Caller Street to check with two parties arguing inside a car. The parties were debating whether or not to buy snow tires. 


Police located a stabbing suspect from Salem running down Aborn Street from Salem, at 1:10 a.m. He was taken into custody by Salem.

Danvers police asked for assistance, at 1:15 a.m., with locating a party for whom they had sworn out a temporary warrant for violating a restraining order. Danvers took the party into custody.

Police ticketed eight vehicles at 6:40 a.m., at 10 Sabino Farm Road, after snowplow driver used the MY POLICE DEPARTMENT  Web site to send a message complaining about the residents' insistence on parking along the roadway despite having ample space behind their building, thereby creating problems for snowplow drivers.


A party called police, at 2:50 p.m., from a Sunset Drive address to request a well-being check on his neighbor who still had not removed the snow from his car. The person was at home and OK.

A Macy's employee notified police, at 3:05 p.m., that a male in the store had made a gesture indicating he had a firearm after an confrontation while attempting to make a return. The male also said that he "always carries the heat." The male then fled the store, but was identified from his receipt and will be summonsed to court for shoplifting.



Police were sent to 138 Canal St., at 1:10 p.m., for a fight.

Police were sent to TJ Maxx, 17 Traders Way, at 3:35 p.m., for a shoplifting.

The report of a larceny  brought police to 227 Highland Ave., at 6:20 p.m.


Police were dispatched, at 12:50 a.m., to 231 Essex St., for an unarmed robbery.

Officers were dispatched, at 12:50 a.m., to 146 Boston St. for a stabbing. The suspect fled toward Peabody, where he was stopped with the assistance of Peabody police, arrested and returned to Salem. William Edward Cusumano Jr., 36, of 29 Oak St., Apt. A, Peabody, was charged assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and with armed assault with intent to murder.

Police responded, at 4:35 a.m., to 84 Highland Ave., for a motor vehicle accident without injuries. They arrested Christine Lynn Knowles, 25, of 102 Manor Road, Beverly. She was charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle and with drunken driving.

The report of a larceny brought police to 12 Pope St., at 5 a.m.

Police were sent to 300 Canal St., at 8:05 a.m., for a shoplifting.


A past break and entry brought police to 61 Hawthorne St., at 2:30 a.m.

Police were called to 12 First St., at 12:15 p.m., for a larceny.



A man called police, at 11:10 a.m., from Jersey and Sewall streets to report that estranged wife had asked him for a ride home when he saw her "staggering drunk" up the street. He declined but described her to police and granted police permission to pick her up and give her a ride back to the residence, which police did.

A Basset Street resident called police, at 3:10 p.m., to report just hearing three loud bangs like cannon fire from the area of Abbot Hall. Another person called in to identify himself as being a member of the Market Squares, that one of their members had died, and this was a salute to them.