Teen Allegedly Steals $80 From The Barking Cat

An excerpt from the Salem Police Department's Wednesday and Thursday logs.

The following is an excerpt from the Wednesday and Thursday logs. Police responded to several calls involving dogs. Officers also made several arrests.

  • At 4:03 p.m. Wednesday, police received a call about a past larceny from a Washington Street caller. Police said the vice president of a business believed a manager was skimming money from each day's profits for 10 to 12 days, police said.
  • Police said an officer responded to Essex Street near at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday after police said a party yelled out: "I just robbed the pet store." Police said the officer made contact with the party who fit the description. The suspect identified himself and said he was just at the , and he was there to buy dog food. Police said the officer brought the suspect back to The Barking Cat, and it was confirmed the suspect is familiar to those in the store and $80 was missing. Christian Sklyer Clemons, 17, of 32 Perkins St. was arrested on charges of unarmed robbery and larceny.
  • A 4:53 p.m. Wednesday, police said an alarm went off after a female thought a bank on Loring Avenue was still open and tried to enter it.
  • Police received a call that a man had kicked a dog at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday. Police said the officer who responded was unable to contact the party who made the call.
  • At 5:45 p.m Wednesday, police said three shoplifters were stopped at . Two were issued no-trespass orders. The other had warrants and was arrested, police said. Nadelle Nerlande Etienne, 42, of 27 Beyer Pl. in Lynn was taken into custody on warrants due to threats and threat violations stemming from Dorchester.
  • A Hazel Street caller reported a female screaming at 6 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, officers said they spoke with a mother and daughter who had had an argument over a phone bill. The parties said the family's dog became startled and jumped at one of the women, causing her to scream.
  • Animal control responded to Hayes Road at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday after a party called police about a three-month-old puppy who had "a small game board piece lodged in [its] upper palate." Police said the piece was removed, and the dog was able to breathe properly. The dog's owner was not able to see the piece, police said.
  • Harassment by a salesman was reported at 8:23 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
  • A Loring Avenue caller told police a neighbor was flooding property at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
  • Police said a Palmer Street resident reported someone had been hitting his vehicle at 11:21 p.m. Wednesday.

Also on Wednesday

  • Clyde McLeon II, 30, of 4 Ashland St. in Beverly was arrested for operating a motor vehicle after a license suspension and on a Danvers warrant.
  • Michael Upton, 51, of 27 Clark St. was arrested on a domestic assault and battery charge.


  • At 7:01 a.m. Thursday, police received a call a tent was set up in a path near a field on Mansell's Parkway, police said. A grill with a tarp on it was found and there were no homeless parties, police said.
  • A caller on Highland Avenue reported her car had been keyed at 9:32 a.m. Thursday, police said.
  • Larceny from a building was reported on Mason Street at 10:13 a.m. Thursday, police said.
  • The Community Impact Unit dealt with a call about homeless individuals living in a vacant lot on Derby Street at 12:15 p.m Thursday, police said. Police said the caller told officers the group has been sleeping under dock flotation devices on the property. Officers conducted a check and said it was obvious people are sleeping in the area. Police said a temporary fence that surrounds the property will be secured and no trespassing signs will be posted.
  • At 12:21 p.m Thursday, police said the Community Impact Unite spoke with  a Canal Street property owner concerned about individuals trespassing, consuming alcohol and urinating on his property. Police said no trespassing signs will be set up.
  • A past robbery was reported on High Street at 1:11 p.m Thursday, police said.

Also on Thursday

  • Timothy Lovasco, 26, of 4 Sutton Ave. was arrested on a warrant.


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