Police Log: Peabody Man Charged With Multiple Rape Offenses

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

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Wednesday, March 12

At 2:38 p.m., a Peabody woman reported that her son stole her identity and opened multiple credit cards under her name.

At 4:21 p.m., police summonsed a 43-year-old Danvers man to court and charged him with operating a motor vehicle without a license and the unsafe operation of a motor vehicle. Police summonsed the man during a traffic stop on Lowell Street.

At 4:24 p.m., a Peabody resident reported identity fraud. Someone opened a Verizon Wireless account under his name. Police took a report.

At 5:12 p.m., police responded to Main Street about four females fighting. An officer spoke to three of the females and left a message for the fourth to call police.

At 5:27 p.m., police received a call from Oak Street about four adolescents bullying an elderly man. Police spoke to the group and sent them on their way.

At 7:12 p.m., Maine State Police called Peabody Police after a missing 16-year-old Peabody child was found. Maine police made arrangements with the child’s father to pick up the teen.

At 9:51 p.m., police responded to Pierpont Street after a hit-and-run accident. A driver was on Pierpont Street when a black SUV crossed into the lane and struck the motor vehicle. There was damage to the side of the vehicle. Police took a report.

At 10:02 p.m., police arrested Mark B. Papamechail, 51, 4 Stevens St., Apt. B, Peabody, and charged him on a warrant for two counts of aggravated rape (subsequent offense) and rape (subsequent offense). The Peabody man walked into the station and turned himself in. Police said the rape charges were not a random act. Papamechail was arraigned in Peabody District Court on Thursday and is being held on $125,000 bail, according to Peabody Police.


Thursday, March 13

At 12:12 a.m., police summonsed a 27-year-old man to court and charged him with tagging after a graffiti incident on Andover Street.

At 1:32 a.m., police arrested Amanda N. Lothrop, 21, 39 David Dr., Saugus, and charged her with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor, a marked lanes violation and improperly turning. Police made the arrest during a traffic stop on Bresnahan Street.

At 7:50 a.m., police responded to Winona Street after a driver struck a pole. There were no injuries. Police notified the Department of Public Services about the icy road.

At 9:49 a.m., police freed a boy who was locked in a Martinack Avenue bathroom.

At 1:22 p.m., two Aborn Street residents reported that someone stole mail. Police took a report.

Bjean March 13, 2014 at 03:44 PM
Youths bullying an elderly man. They need a good old fashioned butt-whoopin!
DEBBIE March 14, 2014 at 08:01 AM
Regarding Mark Papamechail - oh no, not again. He needs to STAY in jail this time..
kc62050 March 14, 2014 at 11:27 AM
On Mark Papamechail- "not a random act" what? I hope they throw the book at this bag of garbage!


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