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Salem Police Make 9 Weekend Arrests

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

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

Friday, Feb. 15:

  • At 4:10 p.m., police conducted a well-being check on Prince Street.
  • At 4:29 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Boston and May streets. One man was taken to the hospital to be treated for back and knee pain.
  • At 5:08 p.m., police responded to a reported dispute at the intersection of Lafayette and Palmer streets.
  • At 5:40 p.m., police responded to a reported fight over a parking space on Collins Street.
  • At 5:40 p.m., a Weatherly Drive woman called police to report that both of her license plates were stolen off of her car while it was parked in her driveway.
  • At 6:34 p.m., a local resident entered the police station to report that their car was stolen on Highland Avenue. The vehicle was later located in Lynn and was picked up by the owner.
  • At 6:57 p.m., police responded to a dispute over a parking space on Porter Street.
  • At 7:24 p.m., police received a complaint about a woman who was "making awkward comments" at Shaws Supermarket.
  • At 10:45 p.m., a Summit Avenue woman called police to report hearing strange noises coming from her bedroom while she was home alone. Police were unable to locate anyone in the house.

Saturday, Feb. 16:

  • At 1:18 a.m., police responded to a report of a drunk man walking down the street near the intersection of Bridge and Webb streets. Branden M. Carroll, 24, of 116 Lafayette St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of possessing a large knife.
  • At 1:35 a.m., police responded to a reported assault at the intersection of Canal and Mill streets. Jeffery K. Knorr Jr., 25, of 14 Abbot St., Salem, was arrested on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon (knife) and possessing a large knife.
  • At 1:47 a.m., police responded to a "large fight" in the ER at North Shore Medical Center.
  • At 2:25 a.m., police responded to a domestic dispute on Clark Street.
  • At 3:21 a.m., police stopped a motor vehicle on Lafayette Street. Ryan Jalbert, 23, of 36 Loring Ave., Salem, was arrested for having two outstanding warrants.
  • At 4:13 a.m., police stopped a motor vehicle on Bridge Street for speeding. Cedric J. Wongis, 29, of 36 Lyman St., Lynn, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, sixth offense.
  • At 5:34 a.m., police responded to a "large water main break" at the intersection of Derby and Carlton streets.
  • At 9:10 a.m., police responded to a report of someone pounding on a door on Mason Street. Andrew M. St. Pierre, 28, of 0 Boardman St., Salem, was arrested on charges of trespassing and disturbing the peace.
  • At 9:19 a.m., a Buffum Street woman entered the police station to report that a suspicious elderly man in her neighborhood has been pointing his fingers at her like he has a gun and making the sound of a gun. The woman was advised to keep her cell phone on her while she is walking her dog and to call the police if she sees the man again.
  • At 11:02 a.m., a man called police to report that the front window on his bobcat was stolen while it was parked overnight on Paradise Road. The window was reportedly worth $1,000.
  • At 1:09 p.m., police responded to a past break-in on March Street.
  • At 3:07 p.m., police responded to a reported disturbance on Margin Street. Theodore T. Nelson, of 321 Cabot St., Beverly, was arrested on charges of possessing a class B substance (Percocet) and disorderly conduct.
  • At 4:46 p.m., police arrested a man on Margin Street. Edward J. Hoke, 30, of 57 Ord St., Salem, was arrested for having an outstanding warrant.
  • At 6:51 p.m., police responded to the North Shore Children's Hospital to investigate a dog bite.
  • At 9:25 p.m., police officers wearing plain clothes in an unmarked cruiser made an arrest on Cabot Streer. Kelsey A. Vasquez, 20, of 14 Cherry St., Salem, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, possessing a class C substance (Klonopin) and possessing a large knife.

Sunday, Feb. 17:

  • At 12:51 a.m., police responded to a loud house party on Boston Street.
  • At 1:41 p.m., police responded to the CVS on Highland Avenue for a report of a woman trying to pass a false prescription. Taccara Lark was arrested on charges of uttering a false prescription and forgery.
  • At 2:56 p.m., police and fire units responded to a reported kitchen fire on Pickman St. Click Here for our full story.

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