Supercuts Customer Claims He's a Cop
An excerpt from the Salem Police Department's logs.
The following is an excerpt from the Salem Police Department's Saturday through Monday logs. Calls ranged from concerns about foxes to road rage incidents and a case in which a man looking to get his eyebrows done claimed he was a Salem police officer.
- Police responded to Harrison Avenue for a noise complaint at 12:16 a.m. Saturday. Police said a female was "advised to have the live bongo player end his performance for the evening."
- At 2:07 a.m. Saturday, police responded to Willow Avenue on a disturbance. Police said they made contact with a male "who had blood in his mouth" and on his clothes. Officials said the male had been punched but did not know who punched him.
- Police responded to a Derby Street business at 10:21 a.m. Saturday after police said a front door was smashed the night prior. The "unknown party" did not gain entry, police said.
- At 10:41 a.m. Saturday, police received a call that a license plate was found in a trashcan on Highland Avenue.
- Police received a call that there was a fox in a yard on Belleau Road at 10:49 a.m. Saturday. Authorities said the fox possibly had rabies.
- Authorities responded to Charter Street after it was reported $550 in cash was stolen from an apartment.
- At 1:09 p.m. Saturday, police received a call about a "fox nestled in leaves" on Ocean Avenue. Police said the caller reported the fox looked sick.
- Police said a man on Salem Common was "harassing people on the ice" at 1:15 p.m.
- Police said they received a call about a man with "no shirt [or] jeans" on Bridge Street at 3:27 p.m.
- Officials responded to Market Basket on a report of shoplifting at 4:03 p.m. Saturday. Police said the male has been repeatedly stealing food from the store.
- At 8:01 p.m. Saturday, police said they responded to Pleasant Street after a resident wanted to report a fall. Police said the caller reported he "slipped on the sidewalk in front of…Pleasant Street." Officials said the caller stated "there are 'berries' from a tree on the ground. When stepped on, they make the brick sidewalk very slippery," police said.
- Police said a caller reported a rock was thrown through a window of a motor vehicle when it was parked at the YMCA. Police said the caller was told "a group of football players [was] outside and that one of them threw a rock."
- At 10:44 a.m. Saturday, police said an egg was thrown through a window of a Cedar Street apartment. Authorities said "three…males wearing black clothing threw an egg breaking the second floor storm window."
- At 11:07 p.m. Saturday, officials said a Hazel Street caller reported "Roasted Peppers, Salem House of Pizza, Roto-Rooter and the gas company all showed up at her home." Police said the woman reported she did not call any of the businesses and believes a certain person was making the calls.
Also on Saturday
- Police arrested Justin Babineau, 26, of 5 Leavitt Ct. on a warrant and assault and battery charge.
- Wilbert Cooper, 26, of Lynn was arrest on a shoplifting charge.
- Jay Vangelder, 30, of 12 Linden St. was charged with receiving stolen property over $250.
- Police said they received a call about "12 to 15 people throwing things in [the] road" on Cherry Street at 12:04 a.m. Sunday. Officials said they found ice in the street and advised the parties to leave the area.
- At 7:40 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a call about a "son giving [his] mother a hard time." Police said the issue was verbal about the son "not being able to find an earring."
- At 10:49 a.m. Sunday, police said they received a call about theft of a Play Station 3 from the Plummer Home.
- A Symonds Street caller reported an egg was thrown at a vehicle at 11:05 a.m. Sunday.
- Police responded to a Cushing Street residence at 11:54 a.m. Sunday after it was reported "a three-foot high nutcracker wooden figurine decoration" was stolen from his porch. Officials said the item was valued at around $30.
- Officials said they received a call about kids disturbing the ice on Salem Common at 2:38 p.m. Wednesday.
- At 6:10 p.m. Sunday, police responded to Boston Street on a report of a past burglary.
- At 11:25 p.m. Sunday, police received a call about a "party laying on [the] sidewalk with no shoes on" on Broad Street. The male party was helped back into his apartment.
Also on Sunday
- Police arrested Brendan Callahan, 36, of 9 Bassett St. on a charge of disturbing the peace.
- Donald J. Cronin, 51, of 6 Eleanor Rd. was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and failing to use care on a state highway.
- Lucia Delnegro, 35, of 7 Summit Avenue was arrested for disturbing the peace.
- Ludwin Albeel Matias-Lopez, 27, of 24 Mall St. in Lynn was arrested for operating an unregistered vehicle and operating a vehicle without being licensed.
- On Monday at 9:04 a.m., police received a call from Highland Avenue that someone had attempted to enter the parts warehouse at Stutz Volvo sometime over the week. Police said employees noticed that a Plexiglas skylight above the parts warehouse was tampered with. A small hole was visible as if someone had attempted to try to pry it open from atop the roof."
- Police responded to a dispute between customers at the Bank of America on Washington Street at 11:19 a.m. Monday.
- A male was found sleeping in a basement on Harbor Street at 12:09 p.m. Monday.
- At 1:57 p.m. Monday, police responded to an attempted burglary into a first-floor apartment on Palmer Street.
- At 6:04 p.m. Monday, police responded to a past road rage incident at Shaw's on Trader's Way. Officer said the caller told them he had to stop quickly in snowy conditions when a red pick up truck was driving too quickly. Police said the driver of the red truck started yelling at the male because they almost got into an accident. At 6 p.m., the other male came to the police station to report that during the same incident, the other male "went and opened his side coat pocket as to show a gun," but did not have one. The other male denied he did this and did not have a gun. Police said a report was on file.
- At 4:46 p.m. Monday, police responded to Pope Street after a call that a 6 year-old did not get off the bus. Police said the parent was yelling at the bus driver. The child was still on the bus due to the weather conditions, officials said.
- At 6:42 p.m. Monday, police responded to the Salem Beverly Bridge for a motor vehicle accident.
- Police responded to Supercuts on Paradise Road at 7:38 p.m. Monday after it was reported a male came into the store "and wanted his eyebrows cut." The male told employees he was a Salem police officer. Officials said the male has come into the store several times. A no trespass order was requested.
- At 9:11 p.m. Monday, a shoplifter was reported at AJ Wright on Traders Way.
- Police responded to Highland Avenue at 9:27 p.m. Monday on a call of two men arguing. When they arrived, the officer said a male "who was plowing the parking lot…related he did not have an argument with anyone, but related he was talking" with the owner of a shop "who …talks loud and with his hands." The male told police they were discussing where they should put trash when it snows so it does not get in the way of the plow.
- At 11:14 p.m. Monday, a tow truck struck a pole at Loring and Cedar avenues. Verizon and National Grid were notified.
Also on Monday
- Juan FrancisoBautista, 25, of 534 Summer St. in Lynn was arrested on a warrant, operating a motor vehicle without being licensed and operating a motor vehicle without an inspection sticker.
- Logan Dennis Godfrey, 23, of 7 School St. was arrested on a warrant.
- Miguel Minier, 44, of 41 Endicott St. was arrested on a warrant and charges of operating with a license suspension and speeding.