POLICE

Boxford

Monday

Dennis Baillargeon, 43, of 170 Warren St., Lowell, was arrested on a charge of operating a vehicle after a license suspension, after he was stopped in his car on Main Street by officer Brian Williams at 10:04 a.m.

Kheng Phat, 49, of 40 Myrtle Ave., Winthrop, was stopped in his car on Main Street by officer David Barker at 4:17 p.m. and subsequently arrested on charges of operating a vehicle with a revoked license, operating a vehicle with a suspended registration and having an uninsured trailer. 

Peabody

Monday

Adinilson J. Santos, 35, of 54 Fulton St., Peabody, was stopped in his car near his home and subsequently arrested on two outstanding warrants and on charges of operating a vehicle with a license revoked as a habitual traffic offender, a failure to display the owner’s name and refusing to identify one’s self, as logged at 2:58 p.m.

Giving a whole new meaning to “mending fences”: A resident of Route 114 complained to police that neighbors could see over the fence, according to the log at 3:44 p.m. While talking to an officer, the caller mentioned the idea of building a taller fence.

Sambath Chhieng, 35, of 74 Moulton St., Lynn, and Christian X. Bertolino, 38, of 18 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Gloucester, were arrested on one charge each of possession of a class B drug (hydromorphone pills) with intent to distribute, after being stopped in a car near Centennial Express Corp. on First Avenue, as logged at 5:13 p.m. Chhieng was also charged with distribution of a class B drug, as police said that officers on scene had witnessed him engage in a transaction prior to the stop and resulting arrest. 

A resident of Bartholomew Street told police that her 15-year-old daughter’s identity was stolen — apparently the girl’s medical information was hacked, according to the log at 8:40 p.m.

A resident of Main Street reported that she lent her car to a friend but has not gotten it back and cannot get in touch with the friend, as logged at 9:49 p.m.

Tuesday

Following an investigation into a reported theft of a phone, a 38-year-old Peabody man will be summonsed on a charge of larceny over $250, according to the log at 1:01 a.m. The man allegedly stole the phone from someone at Paddy Kelly’s on Washington Street during the night, and the incident was caught on video. 

Following a motor vehicle stop near Emerson Park on Perkins Street because a car had a cracked windshield, the driver, a 26-year-old Lynn man, was summonsed on a charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended license, as logged at 6:34 a.m.

A 34-year-old Gloucester woman will be summonsed on charges of driving a car with no inspection sticker, operating a vehicle with a suspended license and failure to stop/yield, following a motor vehicle stop near Chandler’s Ice Cream on Route 114, according to a 10:04 a.m. log entry. 

Animals DO hate the vet: A woman reported that her male 3-year-old neutered cat, Mojo — described as gray, shaved domestic long-haired cat with white coloring on its chin — escaped her control while she was bringing him into Borash Veterinary Clinic on Prospect Street, and is now missing, as logged at 10:38 a.m.

Following a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of Northshore Mall on Route 114 because the driver ran a red light, a 26-year-old Beverly woman will be summonsed on a charge of driving with a suspended license, according to the log at 10:58 a.m.

A construction crew working at a home on Pierce Road found a decomposed animal under the shed — possibly a dog, as logged at 11 a.m. Animal Control responded and attempted to contact the homeowner for permission to enter the property and inspect the remains. In a later log entry, at 12:54 p.m., the animal was identified as a possum, not a dog. The homeowner was to dispose of the remains. 

A ferret was reportedly seen on Lowell Street, but quickly disappeared after running past the caller, as logged at 11:56 a.m.

Peabody firefighters responded to a brush fire in the woods behind Sunset Drive around 2 p.m. Firefighter Ryan Mulvey said that four Peabody trucks were on scene to extinguish the fire, which was near the boundaries of Lynn, Salem and Peabody. Units were working for about an hour and a half to two hours, said Mulvey, because it was tough to get the needed equipment to the fire, given its location. The incident did not involve any injuries or property damage, as Mulvey noted the area is vacant and protected by water, but according to Mulvey and a Salem firefighter, it’s an area that experiences brush fires every year around this time. Mulvey attributed it to the fact that everything is dried up and new growth has not yet developed.

Salem

Sunday

A car on New Liberty Street was reportedly broken into and two iPads were stolen from it, as logged at 6 p.m.

After police observed a vehicle, which they thought was possibly used by habitual shoplifters, travel up onto a sidewalk on Webb Street, they signaled for the driver to stop. As officers approached the vehicle, a passenger opened the door and fled from the police by first trying to punch, and then successfully pushing an officer out of the way, according to a 6:15 p.m. log entry. The man ran through several backyards, prompting police to utilize a K-9 dog to help track him, but were still unable to catch the suspect. However, police know the suspect’s name and are seeking a warrant for his arrest on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer.

False teeth were reportedly stolen from a home on Bridge Street, according to the log at 7:53 p.m.

Peter Patrick Kealy, 37, homeless, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, after police responded to North Shore Medical Center on Highland Avenue for a report of an “undesirable” in the waiting room, as logged at 7:59 p.m.

A woman told police that she was involved in a road rage incident on Linden and Holly streets that ended with her being hit and robbed of her pocketbook, according to a 10:12 p.m. log entry. Police said that it was not clear in the responding officer’s report how the incident was initiated, but at some point, one woman punched the victim in the face, while the other opened her door and took the bag.

Practice makes perfect: When police responded to a building on Central Street for a report of two people suspiciously climbing the old police station building, the individuals in question said that they are rock climbers and were just “practicing for a contest tomorrow,” as logged at 11:29 p.m. Police advised them not to climb any more buildings and sent them on their way.

Monday

Daniel C. Quinn, 21, of 190 Bridge St., Salem, was arrested on charges of operating a car after a license suspension and driving a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker, after police stopped him in his car on Hawthorne Boulevard, according to the log at 2:13 a.m.

A man reported that sometime between 8 p.m. Sunday and 3 a.m. Monday, his car was entered while parked on Front and Lafayette streets, as logged at 2:57 a.m. The man said he may have left the car unlocked because there was no damage to it. He also noted nothing was stolen, though his glove box had been opened and the contents were strewn about. 

A resident of Boston and Grove streets reported that the words “Steve sucks,” along with random circles, were spray-painted on the building, as logged at 10:48 a.m.

Police received a report of damage to a motor vehicle, according to the log at 1:11 p.m. The complainant said that there were scratch/scuff marks on the driver’s side front and rear doors of the car, and that the incident would have occurred sometime between Friday and Sunday evening. 

Police responded to Goodyear Auto Service on Derby Street for a report of a broken garage door window, as logged at 2:46 p.m. An officer on scene noticed that the window had a 3-inch round hole in it, making it appear that the window had been struck with a hard object or rock. 

A woman told police that while she was walking her dog in the park, her car, which she had parked on Commercial Street near Leslie’s Retreat Walkway, was broken into, according to a 3:05 p.m. log entry. The woman said a thief smashed the driver’s window and stole her brown leather purse from the car. The purse contained $500 cash, her license, debit card and other personal items. Two other reports of similar incidents — involving smashed windows and stolen purses in the same area — were called in shortly after. In the first of the two incidents, logged at 3:20 p.m., a Burberry purse containing $300 cash, a Samsung Galaxy phone and wallet containing other items was stolen from the car, and in the second, logged at 3:21 p.m., an orange leather purse containing an ID and personal items, but no cash, was stolen. Police said that the Special Response Unit will likely conduct an investigation and monitor the area for future activity.

A resident of Fort Avenue reported that two checks, one for $100 and one for $130, were stolen from his unsecured van Sunday night, according to the log at 3:40 p.m. The checks were given to him from someone as repayment for a loan, though he was supposed to give some of it back to the person. 

A car on Boston Street was reportedly spray-painted with a blue line on the driver’s side, as logged at 4:23 p.m. The victim did not know who might have done the damage. 

Taylor C. Moloney, 22, of 10 Larchwood St., Billerica, was arrested on Prescott and Downing streets on a charge of distribution of a class B drug (cocaine), according to a 5:24 p.m. log entry.

A resident of Harbor Street reported that sometime between 7 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., her children’s Xbox One, valued at $550, a game controller, valued at $65, and four games, valued at $45 each, were stolen from her home, according to the log at 8:35 p.m. The woman suspects an employee of a construction company working on a nearby building. 

Couples that drink together stay together... right? A man and woman were taken into protective custody, after police responded to Winthrop Street for a report of a disturbance, and found both individuals apparently drunk, “acting in such a manner that they clearly were unable to properly care for themselves,” as logged at 10:13 p.m.

Tuesday

Elvin R. Zorrilla-Feliz, 33, of 52 Tremont St., Salem, was stopped in his car on Highland Avenue and Valley Street and subsequently arrested on charges of driving a vehicle after a license suspension and speeding, according to a 1:08 a.m. log entry. 

A resident of Washington Square East reported receiving a scam call in which the caller claimed to be her grandson and said he’d gotten into a car accident and needed $4,000, as logged at 10:16 a.m. The caller instructed her to call his “lawyer” at 604-360-5817 for more details. The resident noted that she does not have any grandchildren.

Could the tooth fairy be a thief? A resident of Bridge Street told police that someone had stolen her bottom dentures, possibly a few nights ago while she was sleeping, according to the log at 10:51 a.m. However, responding officers noted that there were no signs of forced entry and nothing else was missing. 

A Chestnut Street resident reported that sometime overnight or early in the morning, two children’s scooters — valued at $80 each — were stolen from a walkway on the side of her house, as logged at 11:46 a.m.

Danvers

Monday

A 37-year-old Peabody man was taken into protective custody, after police responded to a check well-being request regarding a man sitting on the side of the road on Route 1, as logged at 10:52 p.m.

Tuesday

A water main break at Kappy’s Liquors on Route 114 was reported, according to the log at 4:01 a.m.

One resident of Hobart Street and one resident of Chestnut Street reported being the victims of fraud, as logged at 11:47 a.m. and 12:21 p.m., respectively. 

Police received a report of a shoplifting incident at Kohl’s on Independence Way, according to a 2:02 p.m. log entry. 

A Rocky Hill Circle resident reported a fraud incident, as logged at 2:59 p.m.

A man was reportedly punching a utility pole at Market Basket on Endicott Street, according to the log at 4:04 p.m. Responding officers spoke to the man and sent him on his way.

A shoplifting incident at Wal-Mart on Brooksby Village Drive was reported, according to a 4:48 p.m. log entry. 

Marblehead

Monday

Police investigated a report of smoke coming from somewhere on Pearl Street, which the caller later said was caused by incense from a bowl, as logged at 11:42 a.m. The room was vented and the issue was cleared without incident.

A vandalism incident on Humphrey Street was reported, according to a 12:22 p.m. log entry. 

The side of the grandstand on Wyman Road was reportedly vandalized, as logged at 1:14 p.m.

A woman told police that while she was out walking her dog, the dog pooped on someone’s lawn on Ocean Avenue. She picked it up, but the homeowner allegedly came running out and started screaming at her, then got into his car and “came at her” yelling “I am going to find out where you live,” according to the log at 2:32 p.m.

Police investigated a report that a girl was assaulted after school on Pleasant Street, according to a 5:39 p.m. log entry. 

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