Undesirables Barred From Two Downtown Banks
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 Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, Feb. 22
7:48 p.m. — Loud bangs in the area of Mason and Flint streets were reported. Police said they were not able to locate anything out of the ordinary. Someone on Flint Street said they thought it might have been fireworks, police said.
9:26 p.m. — A suspicious vehicle was reported on Orchard Street. Police spoke with a woman who said she was picking up her friends and she had only been there that long because they were speaking with someone.
9:31 p.m. — Another suspicious vehicle was reported, this time on Scotia Street. Police said there were no issues.
10:47 p.m. — A past assault was reported on Boston Street. Police said a man who appeared to be intoxicated said he and his friend got into an argument that turned physical. The man told police his friend "pushed his head down onto the sidewalk, injuring his head." the man told police he didn't want to get his friend in trouble, so he refused to give the officer the friend's name.
11:29 p.m. — Police said they received a report a man attempted to enter a vehicle on Fort Avenue, but officers were not able to find anyone.
11:57 p.m. — Police received a call about an out of control man on Hancock Street. Police said the man was highly intoxicated. The friend said he called police because the man was being loud, obnoxious and keeping people awake. He was taken into protective custody.
Edward P. McCusker Jr., 29, of 112 Bridge St., was arrested on charges of assault and battery by a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property.
Thursday, Feb. 23
1:22 am. — Officers said they saw three men standing near a parked vehicle on Derby Street. When police asked what they were doing, they said they were finishing a smoke. Police said two of the men were determined to be intoxicated. They were taken into protective custody.
2:52 a.m. — A man on Lynde Street reported his motorcycles were moved from one parking space to another. The man said a vehicle was parked where his bikes had been. The man said this is the second time this has happened.
8:07 a.m. — Identity fraud was reported on South Street.
8:28 a.m. — A disorderly house notification was issued for a Jefferson Avenue home.
10:28 a.m. — Police issued a no trespass order to a man at Eastern Bank on Washington Street. Police said a man has come in each day for the past two weeks, and he makes the tellers nervous. Today, police said, he came in yelling at people. Then he went outside and started yelling at people.
10:41 a.m. — A no trespass order was issued at Century Bank after a man has been found sleeping in the ATM during directed patrols, police said.
10:54 a.m. — Undesirables and hypodermic needles were reported at St. Joseph's Church.
11:33 a.m. — A fight between two women was reported on Collins Street.
11:35 a.m. — Police said a suspicious man in a truck was reported at Butler and Albion streets.
11:36 a.m. — Undesirables were reported at Endicott and Pratt Streets.
2:21 a.m. — Police responded to North Street to check on a woman who was locked out of her house.
2:42 p.m. — A possible break-in was reported on Buena Vista Avenue. Police said it was just the cleaning lady.
2:46 p.m. — Possible illegal dumping was reported at Bridge and Flint streets.
Luigi Francisco Fernandez, 22, of 23 Aborn St., was arrested on an aggravated assault and battery charge.
Bryna C. Rudolph, 31, of 56 Margin St., was arrested on a warrant.
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