Man Urinates in Front of Home After Getting Locked Out; Missing Teen Arrested

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

The following excerpts are from reports in the Peabody Police Department press log from Sept. 15-17.

Sunday, Sept. 15

  • 3:06 p.m A caller at Main Street Laundry reported there was a group with a pit bull inside the laundromat and causing an issue. An officer spoke to the people and said they would bring the dog outside while they did their laundry.
  • 4:40 p.m. Police received a report of a larceny from a motorcycle at the Gaeta's Gulf station at 153 Newbury St.
  • 5:57 p.m. A caller at the Pine Grove mobile home park reported a white male wearing a dark-colored, hooded sweatshirt broke into a trailer there. The male left the area on foot, running south on the northbound side of the highway. The caller said the suspect was tall and also wearing a white baseball cap. State police were notified. Police said the burglar entered the residence through an unlocked rear door and it didn't appear anything was taken.
  • 7:20 p.m. Marc R. Goncalves, 29, of 35 Pulaski St., Peabody, was arrested at his home on a warrant. Police said he was taken into custody for Danvers police.
  • 8:22 p.m. A caller on Avalon Drive reported a female stole her rental car and fled toward Route 1. The car was a blue Hyundai Elantra. The caller, an Everett woman, then said it was her 24-year-old daughter, who also lives in Everett, who took the car.

Monday, Sept. 16

  • 1:58 a.m. A caller reported a past assault at 103 Central St. The person said within the last five minutes an unknown black male wearing a red shirt and dark pants pushed him to the ground. The man suffered an abrasion to his head and was checked out by EMTs but refused a ride to the hospital. Police said they checked the area, but didn't find anything.
  • 10:28 a.m. Officers reported assisting Salem police with serving a warrant to a juvenile at a Washington Street apartment. The juvenile was taken into custody by Salem officers.
  • 10:32 a.m. A Burke Street resident reported a car break-in overnight.
  • 11:14 a.m. John Henry, 36, of Nashua, N.H., was arrested on an outstanding warrant after he turned himself in at the police station. The warrant was out of Peabody District Court.
  • 2:55 p.m. An 89-year-old woman fell on an escalator inside Sears and was bleeding from her head. Police said she refused to be taken to the hospital though.
  • 3:34 p.m. A caller at an Oak Street apartment reported her neighbor was spitting on her door. An officer spoke to the caller and the neighbor. The neighbor denied the allegation.
  • 4:19 p.m. Police reported they found a teenager in Lynn who had been reported missing from his apartment on Hancock Street in Peabody. Mateo C. Mercado, 17, of 24 Hancock St. #2, was then arrested and charged on an outstanding warrant Essex County Juvenile Court. The warrant charges were for assault and battery and causing a school disturbance.
  • 4:58 p.m. A South Shore Avenue resident reported her debit card was fraudulently accessed online and four transactions were made -- three at Verizon.com and one at Crazy8.com, which is a clothing retailer for kids.
  • 5:55 p.m. An officer reported two box cars derailed from the train tracks on Allens Lane and were blocking the roadway. Police said it took several minutes to move the cars back onto the tracks.
  • 6:03 p.m. A female walked into the station to report a suspicious incident. She said her 18-year-old daughter was approached by a white male in a purple Mazda hatchback at the Hannaford shopping plaza on Lowell Street. She said the man asked out her daughter on a date, which she thought was suspicious. The man was described as being in his late 20s to 30s and was wearing sunglasses.
  • 6:10 p.m. A caller on Aborn Street reported he witnessed a hit-and-run accident. The suspect vehicle was described as a white Grand Am with front-end damage and operated by a Hispanic male about 25 years old.
  • 7:42 p.m. A female calling police from a pay phone at Stop & Shop reported a male was stalking and harassing her. She described the man as 44 years old, white, and wearing a tan tee shirt, blue jeans and tan sneakers. Once the male found out she called the police, he reportedly hung up the phone. An officer reported the female was actually intoxicated and gave her a ride to a residence on Dustin Street.
  • 9:41 p.m. Police said an 18-year-old Peabody male would be issued a court summons on charges of a stop sign violation, driving to endanger and a marked lanes violation, following a motor vehicle stop on Winona Street.
  • 10:20 p.m. An employee at the Container Store reported a male in a tan Buick or Chrysler had been parking outside the store for several nights and would watch employees unload trucks. An officer spoke to the man who said he sits there to use the store's Wi-Fi. He was advised to move along and find another Wi-Fi area.
  • 10:51 p.m. William J. Waytes IV, 38, of 27 Beckett St. #5, was arrested, following a report of a domestic incident at his apartment. A female caller said she was assaulted by Waytes and he then left the area. He was charged with domestic assault and battery and intimidating a witness.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • 12:29 a.m. Report of an intoxicated male getting aggressive with staff at Atlantic Ambulance on Foster Street. The man was then taken to Lahey Medical Center, Peabody.
  • 1:43 a.m. A caller reported hearing breaking glass from next door and a male urinating in front of the home on Sprague Street. An officer spoke with a 21-year-old man who lived next door. He said he locked himself out and had to break the window to get back inside, but didn't do it in time to make it to the bathroom.
  • 8:04 a.m. An officer reported someone spray-painted the "Welcome to Peabody" sign on Lynn Street.
  • 11:29 a.m. An officer reported someone left a bag of trash in the municipal parking lot on Foster Street.
  • 12:29 p.m. An officer reported he was standing by for Salem police at the corner of Tremont and Fulton streets while they had a car towed that was involved in a pedestrian accident in Salem.
  • 1:35 p.m. A caller at Final Finish on Walnut Street reported a vehicle was stolen.

For questions on this log, email peabody@patch.com.
Mundus Gubernavi September 20, 2013 at 01:51 PM
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