Naked Man Arrested in Parking Lot

The following was provided by the Salem Police Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

responded to the following calls and made the following arrests on Monday and Tuesday.

Monday, April 16

4:13 p.m. — Police responded to Lafayette Street on a call about a naked man behind a building in a parking lot. Police arrested Louis St. Pierre (see below) after police encountered him "wearing nothing except a pair of sneakers."

4:16 p.m. — A stolen bike was reported on Barr Street.

5:07 p.m. — Police said a woman came to the station to report an incident that occurred the evening prior on Swampscott Road. The woman told police she was driving when a rock hit her car. She said she was driving when "all of a sudden she saw something flying through the air. She stated it was a rock about half the size of a football," police said. The rock hit the car just above the wheel well on the front driver's side panel. The woman said she couldn't see anyone on the side of the road. The rock left two large scratches on the car, police said.

8:24 p.m. — Police encountered a highly intoxicated man at Washington and New Derby streets and took him into protective custody.

9:29 p.m. — Possible fireworks were reported at Lafayette and Peabody streets, but police said they were not able to find anything.

10:20 p.m. — A possible fight in the area of Rawlins and Purchase streets was reported, but police said all was quiet when they arrived.

10:26 p.m. — A woman yelling for help was reported on Harmony Street. Police spoke with a resident who said she "got a little carried away screaming because she could not get a screen window in." Police asked the woman if she needed help with the screen, but she said she was eventually able to successfully put it in.

Monday Arrests

Karen Beaupre, 48, of 2 Cromwell St., was arrested on a warrant.

Todd Coan, 42, of 23 Breed St. in Lynn, was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle after a license suspension and violation of DPW rules.

Christopher Maher, 19, of 1 College Dr., was arrested on a domestic assault and battery charge.

Dorimarly Mayol-Ortiz, 18, of 43 Loring Ave., was arrested on a domestic assault and battery charge.

Louis St. Pierre, 65, of 245 Lafayette St., was arrested on an indecent exposure charge.

Tuesday, April 17

12:07 a.m. — A group shooting fireworks at cars was reported on Leach Street, but police said they were not able to locate anything suspicious.

7:14 a.m. — Illegal dumping was reported by Fire Prevention on Fort Avenue. Police said a department member told them someone left three containers of kerosene at the front door.

10:53 a.m. — A stolen vehicle plate was reported on Gardner Street.

11:24 a.m. — An employee at the at 200 Essex St. reported someone tried to steal a package of razors.

11:52 a.m. — A man reported someone threw a water balloon at him from a Lafayette Street window. Police said the culprit admitted to throwing the balloon, and his mother assured police he would be punished.

12:18 p.m. — Police said a landlord turned in ammo from a vacant Gardner Street apartment.

2:26 p.m. — Threats were reported on Margin Street. 

3:32 p.m. — Loud screaming was reported on Collins Street. Police were not able to find anything.

5:44 p.m.  — Police responded to Loring Avenue after a man said he heard a loud noise and his power went out. Police checked the basement and first floor and did not find anything suspicious. Then, police said, they checked the fuse box and they noticed the main breaker had been tripped. The breaker was reset and the power went back on

Tuesday Arrests

James Joseph Sears, 26, of 123 Boston St., was arrested on a charge of wanton destruction of property.

Abraham Velez, 17, of 58 Perkins St., was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge.

Wayne M. Wright, 57, of 20 Tudor St. in Lynn, was arrested on a charge of operating with a revoked license (second offense)

For questions about the log, email aubry@patch.com

gene April 18, 2012 at 12:09 PM
Today is a naked man on Lafayette St. Yesterday it was a naked man on North St. Why are there no naked women running around?
Chris April 18, 2012 at 12:17 PM
"left three containers of kerosene at the fire prevention office" - wouldn't that be the safest place for containers of kerosene? surely the fire prevention office would be qualified to handle it responsibly.


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