Malden Man Hospitalized, Charged With OUI After Slamming Car into Tree on Lynnfield Street

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

The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Dec. 12-14.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

  • 2:23 p.m. A caller reported her children found some cash on Forest Street on their way home from the park.
  • 3:54 p.m. A caller on Sprague Street reported someone was calling her phone and threatening to kill her. She said the person also told her he was knew where she was, stating her exact address. Police said the call came from an unknown number.
  • 8:49 p.m. Police, the Fire Department and state troopers responded to a car accident on Route 128 South under the bridge at Exit 25A. An elderly male driver was transported from the scene to the hospital with serious injuries. See related story.
  • 9:12 p.m. A caller at Lupo's Italian Kitchen reported a customer refused to pay for his delivery. An officer said the delivery driver was unfamiliar with the store policy not to accept checks. When the driver returned to the customer's home for another form of payment, the customer said he already at the food and tore up the check. The business owner then said he would give the customer until tomorrow to pay the balance of $31.50. Police advised the male that if restitution were not made he would be summonsed to court.
  • 9:33 p.m. Two Winthrop residents -- a 40-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman -- were issued court summons for larceny over $250 at Sears.

Thursday, Dec. 13

  • 2:07 a.m. Officers assisted state police with searching for a suspect in a vehicle rollover on Lynn Street. Police were unable to find the person.
  • 7:49 a.m. Samantha Carey, 25, of 11 Aborn Pl., Peabody, was arrested, following a motor vehicle stop on Washington Street. She was charged with driving with a suspended license and a number plate violation.
  • 8:02 a.m. A caller reported a reoccurring problem with another motorist at the corner of Washington Street and Allens Lane. The person said that a blue Ford Taurus daily "creates its own lane on Allens Lane while turning onto Washington Street. The car is driven in an aggressive manner and cuts other motorists off. The caller said it happens Monday to Friday at  7 a.m. Police said they would keep an eye out for the vehicle.
  • 2:03 p.m. One driver was transported to Salem Hospital after a two-car accident at the corner of Washington and Hancock streets. The other driver was cited for failure to use care in starting or stopping.
  • 2:23 p.m. Sterling Hagar, 31, homeless, and Brandi Cottrell, 22, of Raymond, N.H., were both arrested for larceny over $250 at Macy's.
  • 5:40 p.m. A caller at the Torigian Family Health Center reported an assault and battery with a rock that was thrown by the suspect. Police said the incident occurred at the Welch School at 4 p.m. and had already been reported to the school principal.
  • 6:36 p.m. An office assisted state troopers making an arrest on Lowell Street for possesion of a Class A drug. Mason Boulay, 17, was taken into custody.
  • 10:24 p.m. A car break-in was reported outside Homewood Suites Hotel.

Friday, Dec. 14

  • 1:40 a.m. A 21-year-old Malden man was transported to Salem Hospital and issued a court summons for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving recklessly to endanger and a marked lanes violation after his car slammed into a tree on Lynnfield Street. The vehicle was towed away.
  • 9:01 a.m. Police responded to a four-car accident outside North Shore Bank on Main Street. No injuries were reported.
  • 10:08 a.m. A caller reported her daughter's car was broken into outside the Dunkin' Donuts on Lynnfield Street and her iPhone was stolen.
  • 1:23 p.m. A caller reporteda person near the power lines at Spring Pond was dressed in full camouflage and it appeared to have a rifle. Officers checked the area, but could not find the person.
  • 1:28 p.m. A caller on Meredith Road reported prescription medications were stolen from his home.

For questions on this log, email peabody@patch.com.


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