Heroin Arrest Outside Shaw's Supermarket
The following information was submitted by the Salem Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following is an excerpt from the Salem Police Department's log:
Friday, March 15:
- At 4:15 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on Courageous Court.
- At 4:36 p.m., police responded to a report of a man dressed in all black yelling on Essex Street. Police were unable to locate anyone matching that description in the area.
- At 6:40 p.m., a hypodermic needle was discovered on Beach Avenue.
- At 7:04 p.m., police responded to a reported assault on Essex Street.
- At 7:40 p.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Pope Street.
- At 8:55 p.m., police working surveillance on Traders Way noticed suspicious activity in the Shaw's Supermarket parking lot. Salvador E. Pena Jr., 26, of 12 First St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of possessing a class A substance (heroin) with intent to distribute.
- At 9:09 p.m., police responded to a fight on Pope Street.
- At 10:10 p.m., police responded to a report of fireworks on Northend Avenue.
- At 10:20 p.m., police stopped a motor vehicle on Boston Street. Jessem Alotibi, 29, of 4 Harrison Road, Salem, was arrested on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Saturday, March 16:
- At 12:42 a.m., police responded to a vehicle break-in on Wisteria Street.
- At 2:04 a.m., police responded to a report of people throwing things at vehicles near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Traders Way.
- At 2:15 a.m., police received word that three front windows had been broken at 124 Washington St.
- At 9:33 a.m., police responded to a reported breaking and entering on Canal Street. Joseph P. Styczko, 53, of the streets of Salem, was arrested on a charge of trespassing. Jean M. Tobin, 45, of the streets of Salem, was arrested on a charge of trespassing and for having an outstanding warrant.
- At 3:16 p.m., police responded to a report of harassment on Heritage Drive.
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