Window Spitting Reported at New England Magic
The following information was provided by the Salem Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The Salem Police made the following arrests and responded to the following calls on Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, Feb. 29
3:46 p.m. — A dispute between neighbors was reported on Island Avenue. Police said the dispute happened last week and occurred over a motorized car. Police said there were no threats made.
3:47 p.m. — Police said a man was taken into protective custody at the shelter after he was found sleeping on the floor in a highly intoxicated state.
5:18 p.m. — A man banging on a door was reported on Eclipse Lane. Police said the man was trying to sell carpet cleaning. A woman said she told the man she didn't want anything, and he started to get forceful. When the woman said she was going to call police, he left the area and officers were not able to locate the man.
11:16 p.m. — Police responded to Lafayette Street after a woman said she was concerned about her downstairs neighbor.
Joseph Anderson, 18, of 9 Jacobs St., in Peabody, was arrested on charges of failing to signal before a stop and operating without begin licensed.
Thursday, March 1
12 a.m. — A person yelling in the street was reported on Hancock Street.
1:26 a.m. — A woman refusing to leave a Lemon Street residence was reported.
4:04 a.m. — A past break-in was reported on Bridge Street.
5:52 a.m. — Police said it was reported someone damaged the roof door of an Essex Street building in attempt to gain entry.
8:47 a.m. — Police arrested Dominigo Madera (see below) after trespassing at Salem Laundry. He had been issued a no trespass order on Feb. 16.
9 a.m. — A man checking out motor vehicles was reported on Derby Street.
9:35 a.m. — Police received a call a person assaulted a teacher in Museum Place Mall, but they were not able to locate the incident.
9:57 a.m. — Police received another call from Salem Laundry about undesirables in front of the business. When they arrived, police said the spoke with the manager who told them the people walked away.
10:20 a.m. — An intoxicated individual was taken into protective custody on North Street.
11:19 a.m. — A woman was issued a no trespass order at Market Basket after allegedly placing a few items form the Health and Beauty aisle by the Meat Department manager. Police said the woman was initially uncooperative when confronted, but she did end up complying and went to the manager's office.
11:45 a.m. — An intoxicated man in the street was reported.
12:56 p.m. — A loose dog going after pedestrians was reported at Balcomb Street and Northend Avenue.
2:21 p.m. — A lost backpack was reported on Canal Street.
3:49 p.m. — Burglary/unlawful residents were reported on Derby Street. A man said the vacant third floor apartment had been broken into. He told police the tenants told him teenagers have been going up to the apartment at night. The owner said the apartment is trashed and there are sign of drug use. Police said the apartment doors have been nailed shut and the tenants have been asked to call police if they hear anyone in the apartment. No trespass sign have also been posted. Police said they will make extra checks.
4:11 p.m. — Police responded to New England Magic on a report of vandalism. Police spoke with a woman who said "most days when she arrives at work she notices her front store windows have been spit on. Police said she checked the surveillance cameras in her store. On one from Feb. 28 she told police she saw a person she knows walk by the front of her store and spit on two windows. On the same night, police said she saw the same man putting a small branch on a door to the shop and spitting on the windows again. Police said they spoke with the man, he admitted to spitting on the windows. He said he knew "it was a dumb thing to do." He was told not to do it again.
George Allen Anderson, 36, of 27 Ord St., was arrested and charged with three counts of assault and battery, two charges of assault with intent to murder, malicious destruction of property over $25 and two counts of intimidation of a witness.
Jorge Benites, 39, of 46 Chatham St., in Lynn, was arrested on charges of operating without being licensed and operating an unregistered vehicle.
Donald Chittick, 51, of 6 Gallows Hill Road, was arrested on a warrant.
Catherine Ann Davison, 49, who is listed as homeless, was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge.
Domingo Madera, 70, who is listed as homeless, was arrested on a trespassing charge.
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