Man Mistaken for 'Mikey' Assaulted on Boston Street
The following information was provided by the Salem Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The Salem Police responded to the following calls and made the following arrests on Thursday and Friday.
Thursday, March 8
4:43 p.m. — A dispute between a visiting nurse and a patient was reported on Bridge Street.
5:11 p.m. — Police said a small brush fire was reported on Traders Way. It was put out by the Salem Fire Department.
5:33 p.m. — Overtime parking was reported on Harbor Street. Police said the owner of the Salem Business Center complained a vehicle had been parked in the 15-minute zone for over two weeks.
5:33 p.m. — Damage to a fence by the Department of Public Works was reported on Belleau Road.
5:34 p.m. — A past trespassing incident was reported on Brown Street. A man said he inspected the basement of his property and found clothing and a suitcase in the corner. Police said it looked like someone has been sleeping in that area. Police said they found paperwork in the jacket and located a name. A man by that name was found at the shelter. He told police his friend gave him a key and told him he could use the basement. The man said he was not welcome on the property.
5:43 p.m. — Police said a man was taken into custody on Margin Street after he was found in an intoxicated state.
5:46 p.m. — An intoxicated man was reported at the shelter. Police said he was intoxicated and combative with the officer and abusive to everyone in the community room. He was taken into protective custody.
7:40 p.m. — A past assault was reported on Boston Street. A man said he was walking with his girlfriend when a vehicle came up and pulled up beside him. Police said two men exited the vehicle and asked him if his name was Mikey. After the man said "no," the two men allegedly "assaulted him and beat him and one of the men kicked him in the face when he fell to the ground," police said. One of the men stole five $1 bills from the man's pocket. The victim was able to provide a description of both men, but said he did not know them.
9:29 p.m. — A person asking for money and looking into cars was reported at Front Street and Klop Alley. Police saw the man panhandling and told him to stop.
10:16 p.m. — An undesirable was reported at the Walgreen's on Boston Street. A man came in looking to fill a prescription. The pharmacist said the medication was not in stock, but it could be ordered and the man could come back tomorrow. The man refused to leave the store and would not give the prescription to the pharmacist. When officers told him it would be filled tomorrow, he left the store, tore up the prescription and threw it away. The man was issued a no trespass order.
Jennifer M. Pugliese, 28, of 4 Washington St. in Peabody, was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor and following too closely.
Friday, March 10
12:16 a.m. — A loud party was reported on Geneva Street.
1:10 a.m. — A purse snatching was reported on Klop Alley.
1:14 a.m. — Police said a dispute between two men was reported on Highland Avenue.
1:37 a.m. — An unknown noise complaint was reported on Lafayette Street. Police told a man to shut his music off.
4:59 a.m. — A possibly intoxicated man was reported at Derby Street and Hodges Court. Police said the people were sent on their way.
7:19 a.m. — A past motor vehicle break-in was reported on Congress Street. A man said his daughter's GPS had been stolen and a window was broken.
8:40 a.m. — Police said a small dog off a leash was reported at Congress and Leavitt streets.
8:55 a.m. — Police said a car was keyed at North Shore Medical Center.
9:16 a.m. — An open door at a vacant house was reported on Marlborough Road.
10:30 a.m. — Police said a lost wallet was reported at the Salem Public Library.
10:59 a.m. — Complaints about a Geneva Street property were reported. A resident in the area told police there is trash and debris in the the yard, there are loud college students and the tenants of a particular house "have a total disregard for the parking restrictions in the area."
11:02 a.m. — Identity theft was reported on Juniper Avenue.
11:04 a.m. — A car parked in front of new construction for days was reported at High and Pratt streets.
12:38 p.m. — Possibly harassing letters were reported on Collins Street. A man told police he has received four letters about a rooming house on Howard Street from the same person. The man was advised to get a harassment prevention order, but he said as this point, he just wants police to know about the issue.
1:16 p.m. — An unattended pitbull was reported at Bridge and North streets but police were not able to find it.
2:10 p.m. — Kids left in the car at Staples were reported to police.
2:25 p.m. — An undesirable was reported on Essex Street. Police said the person was gone on arrival.
3:17 p.m. — Fraud was reported on Ward Street.
Andrew Lawrence Mansfield, 29, of 281 Essex St., was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness and assault and battery by a dangerous weapon.
Miles Cameron Bush, 24, of 13 Pope Ln. in Danvers, was arrested on a charge of operating with a revoked license.
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