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Salem Police Investigating Break-in at MetroPCS

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

Salem Police Department.
Salem Police Department.

The following is an excerpt from the Salem Police Department's log:
 

Wednesday, March 19

  • At 4:07 p.m., police responded to a report of an injured cat on Mason Street.
  • At 5:20 p.m., police responded to a report of past threats on Palmer Street.
  • At 5:30 p.m., a Fowler Street resident called police to report a runaway child.
  • At 5:42 p.m., police made an arrest near the intersection of Congress and Harbor streets. Luis E. Gomez Jr., 20, of 6 1/2 Roslyn St., Salem, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
  • At 6:09 p.m., police made an arrest on Palmer Street. Mark H. Lessor, 44, of 16 Geneva St., Salem, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
  • At 6:32 p.m., police responded to a dispute on Pioneer Terrace.
  • At 6:58 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Boston Street. A woman told police her gas pedal got stuck while she was trying to parallel park, causing her to crash through a fence and into the side of an apartment building. There were no reported injuries.
  • At 8:17 p.m., a Thorndike Street resident called police to report that a package was stolen off of her porch earlier in the day.
  • At 8:24 p.m., police conducted a well-being check on Pond Street. 
  • At 9:56 p.m., police responded to a noise complaint on High Street Court.
  • At 10:01 p.m., police made an arrest on Harrison Avenue. Carlos X. Torres, 29, of 5 Harrison Ave., Salem, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
  • At 11:26 p.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Essex Street.

Thursday, March 20

  • At 3:32 a.m., police responded to an alarm on Wharf Street.
  • At 7:06 a.m., police responded to a possible break-in on Hancock Street. A man told responding officers he was locked out of his house and climbed in through a window.
  • At 8:14 a.m., police responded to a report of a broken window at the MetroPCS on Highland Avenue. After an investigation, officers determined that the business was broken into and items were stolen. Detectives are investigating.
  • At 9:38 a.m., police received word that a dog had fallen into the canal near the intersection of Bridge and Flint streets. The dog was brought up to safety.
  • At 9:47 a.m., police responded to a report of a turkey in the road near the intersection of Loring Avenue and Harrison Road.
  • At 9:55 a.m., police responded to a past larceny on Willson Street.
  • At 10:12 a.m., police responded to a custody dispute on Willson Street.
  • At 10:16 a.m., police received word that a turkey had been hit by a car near the intersection of First Street and Traders Way. The turkey was seriously injured and was humanely taken care of.
  • At 10:46 a.m., police responded to a dispute between students on Willson Street.
  • At 11:58 a.m., police responded to a report of a man walking in the road and screaming near the intersection of Chestnut and Pickering streets.

Other Arrests

John A. Mello, 20, of 31 Gardner St., Peabody, was arrested for reportedly having two outstanding warrants.

Zachary A. Ehlert, 26, of 12 Reed St., Marblehead, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant. 

If you have a question about this police log, please send it to owen.boss@patch.com. 

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