Man Arrested for OUI After Passing Out Inside Car at Sonic Drive-In

The following information was provided 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 Feb. Feb 1-3.

Friday, Feb. 1

  • 4:45 p.m. A 58-year-old Peabody woman was issued a court summons for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, following a report of a domestic disturbance at her home on Blaney Avenue. One male family member was transported to Lahey Clinic.
  • 7:49 p.m. A caller at a Main Street apartment reported three youths were being very rude to people. An officer spoke with the youths and said all was in order.
  • 8:19 p.m. Police received a report of a male who was seen possibly carrying a gun in the area of the Brooks Brothers store at the mall. Police checked near Burtons and Brooks Brothers for the man, who was wearing a blue jacket and blue knit hat, but didn't find anyone matching that description.

Saturday, Feb. 2

  • 1:04 a.m. Police received a report of a man passed out in his car in a drive-in space at Sonic. John W. Kosar, 40, of 24 Londonderry Rd., Marblehead, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
  • 2:04 a.m. A caller reported a black sedan with heavy front-end damage was parked on the off-ramp from Route 128 onto Centennial Drive. State police responded to the scene and handled the incident.
  • 7:43 a.m. A caller reported a woman drove into a tractor-trailer on Railroad Avenue. There were no injuries and the vehicle was towed away.
  • 12:44 p.m. A caller reported fradulent charges were made on her Metro Credit Union debit card.
  • 12:59 p.m. A caller at the Holiday Inn reported he received a fraudulent check.
  • 1:17 p.m. A caller reported there was a mattress on the highway at the I-95/Route 1 interchange. MassHighway was notified.
  • 2:26 p.m. A 27-year-old Lynn man was issued a court summons for malicious destruction of property under $250, following a report of a disturbance at a unit at the Southwyck Condominums on Foster Street.
  • 4:19 p.m. A caller at a Washington Street apartment reported his mail was stolen. An officer spoke with the resident and has unsure if the mail was stolen or not delivered yet.
  • 4:58 p.m. Police received a report of a drug overdose at Diamond Auto Body on Washington Street. Police said a male wasn't breathing and would be transported to Salem Hospital. He was rerouted, however, over to Lahey Clinic.
  • 6:17 p.m. A caller at Washington Manor on Washington Street reported a man in a gray car drove by and said he "was going to screw him up" and then drove off.
  • 6:31 p.m. Staff at Bonkers Fun House reported several customers had items stolen from them and they weren't sure if the suspect was still there. An officer said a camera worth $400, a Nintendo DS and an iPod were stolen.
  • 7:56 p.m. Kimberly A. Kaden, 50, of 12 Pope St. #B807, Salem, was arrested for shoplifting at Stop & Shop.
  • 9:40 p.m. Report of a fire place on fire at a home on Baldwin Street. The Fire Department extinguished the fire.
  • 11:39 pm. Soney Mathews, Jr., 33, of 7 McIntyre Ct. #2, Peabody, was arrested on two warrants, domestic assault and battery, intimidating a witness and threats to commit a crime, following a report of a domestic incident at that same address.

Sunday, Feb. 3

  • 12:36 a.m. A caller on Downing Road reported two suspicious males exited a motor vehicle and left the car, heading toward Lowell Street.
  • 8:29 a.m. An officer reported the roadway on Railroad Avenue near the railroad tracks was starting to cave in. DPS was notified and turn notified the railroad company.
  • 11:17 a.m. A resident at the Fairweather Apartments on Central Street reported she locked herself out of her home and she left something in the oven that might burn. Officers were able to gain entry to the unit and her baking did not burn.
  • 1:23 p.m. A 2001 Yamaha R1 motorcycle was reported stolen by a Keyes Drive resident.


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