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Salem Police Make Drug Arrest on Washington Street

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: 


Friday, May 2

  • At 2:22 p.m., police conducted a well-being check near the intersection of Chestnut and Cambridge streets.
  • At 5:43 p.m., police responded to a report of malicious destruction of a door on Lafayette Street. Ernest S. Miron, 42, of 3B Herbert St., Lynn, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.
  • At 5:57 p.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Derby Street.
  • At 6:25 p.m., police conducted a well-being check on Lafayette Street.
  • At 6:46 p.m., police responded to a report of a stolen wallet at the Market Basket on Highland Avenue. A suspect was caught on video surveillance.
  • At 6:53 p.m., police responded to a report of suspicious activity on Washington Street. John J. Shoup, 46, of 260 Washington St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of illegally possessing a class A substance.
  • At 9:18 p.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Highland Avenue. Xavier Garcia-Borbon, 21, of 10 Porter St. Ct., Salem, was arrested on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon (stick), malicious destruction of property valued above $250 and larceny over $250.
  • At 9:48 p.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Boston Street.
  • At 9:52 p.m., police responded to a past shoplifting incident at the Walmart on Highland Avenue. A warrant will be issued on a charge of shoplifting merchandise valued above $100.
  • At 10:04 p.m., police made an arrest on Gardner Street. Hipolito Pimentel, 54, of 11 Ward St., Salem, was arrested for reportedly having an outstanding warrant.

Saturday, May 3

  • At 12:34 a.m., police responded to a noise complaint on Palmer Street.
  • At 1:10 a.m., police responded to a fireworks complaint near the intersection of Salem and Palmer streets.
  • At 9:12 a.m., police responded to a possible water main break on Palfrey Court.
  • At 9:16 a.m., an officer disposed of a hypodermic needle discovered on Derby Street.
  • At 9:44 a.m., an officer disposed of a hypodermic needle discovered on Derby Street.
  • At 9:50 a.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Lafayette Street.
  • At 10:45 a.m., an officer disposed of a hypodermic needle discovered on North Street.
  • At 11:02 a.m., a Beach Avenue man called police to report a stolen propane tank.
If you have a question about this police log, please send it to owen.boss@patch.com. 
Peter Lang May 04, 2014 at 02:41 PM
my facebook account at peter.lang/336333 has photos and brief description of the unreported medical crisis at 117 laffayette street on may 2. not reported by the salem evening news due to it's tourism damaging nature.
J.m. Smig May 04, 2014 at 11:40 PM
I don't see anything. Is it viewable to the public?

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