Suspicious Vehicle Call Turns Up Plates Stolen From Revere Police Car

Police discovered a white pickup truck in the area of Mansfield Street was sporting two license plates stolen from a police vehicle in Revere after a call of a suspicious vehicle in the area.

The following are excerpts from reports in the Peabody police log from Wednesday through Friday.

Wednesday, July 13

  • 2:59 p.m. A caller on Mansfield Street reported a suspicious white pickup truck was seen in the neighborhood several times that day. Police discovered the license plates were stolen from a vehicle in Revere — a police car, in fact. A male resident was issued a summons for receiving stolen property and use without authority.
  • 5:03 p.m. A resident at Brooksby Village reported some stolen medication.
  • 7:20 p.m. The signal light at the intersection of Main and Washington streets was not cycling properly and causing traffic to back up on Main Street. An officer directed traffic until fire alarm officers were able to fix the signals.
  • 11:24 p.m. A 24-year-old Peabody man was issued a summons for assault and battery, following a report of a past domestic disturbance from a female caller at the man’s apartment on Buxton Lane.

Thursday, July 14

  • 12:30 a.m. A caller at on Main Street reported he had broken ribs and needed to go to the hospital. The “victim” was transported to Salem Hospital. No further details were available.
  • 12:33 a.m. A caller at on Walnut Street reported a heavy-set male, unknown to him, and wearing a black T-shirt, came into the office and assaulted him. The victim declined any medical assistance, however. Officers were not able to locate the suspect.
  • 2:47 a.m. Scott A. Healy, 34, of 17 Harris St., Peabody, and Kimberly E. Gregware, 37, of 20 Harris St., Peabody, were both arrested, following a report of a possible stolen motor vehicle parked on Harris Street. Healy and Gregware were both charged on two warrants each from Lynn District Court. Healy’s charges were for assault and battery, drug possession and motor vehicle violations, along with a new charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle. Gregware’s warrants were for motor vehicle violations and failure to attend jury duty.
  • 8:37 a.m. A person working at Haven From Hunger reported a raccoon was in the Dumpster. The animal control officer responded to the scene and reported the raccoon had left.
  • 12 p.m. Firefighters responded to a car fire on Lynnfield Street across the street from the . The fire was quickly extinguished and the vehicle was towed away.
  • 12:25 p.m. An Eisenhower Road resident reported someone sent him counterfeit American Express checks for a trumpet he was selling on Craigslist.
  • 12:51 p.m. A 44-year-old Everett man was issued a summons for driving with a revoked license and speeding, following a motor vehicle stop on Route 1.
  • 1:18 p.m. Allie Cromwell, 36, of 14 Shute St. #3, Everett, and Danielle Rinaldi, 31, of 54 Cherry St., Medford, were both arrested in the parking lot of the . Cromwell, who reportedly told police her name was Rachel and she lived in Framingham, was charged with driving with a suspended license, receiving stolen property over $250 and three counts of larceny over $250. Upon discovering her true identity, police sought a temporary warrant for Cromwell with the added charge of giving a false name to an officer. Rinaldi was only charged with receiving stolen property over $250 and larceny over $250.
  • 1:46 p.m. A Druid Avenue resident reported his credit card was stolen and used illegally.
  • 2:49 p.m. A resident on Antrim Road reported her lawnmower was stolen off the sidewalk. She described a possible suspect vehicle — a dark-colored pickup truck with wooden slats in the back and a sign that said “Free metal pickup.”
  • 3:39 p.m. A Lowell Street resident reported she believed her jewelry box was stolen from her home.
  • 3:45 p.m. Salem police located a stolen motor vehicle from Peabody at Gables Circle in Salem. The gray 1996 Honda Civic towed and the owner notified to come and pick it up.
  • 4 p.m. Patricia R. Mangini, 19, of 18 Tanners Ct., Peabody, and Chantal M. Scimemi, 19, of 33 Buxton Ln., Peabody, were both arrested, following a report of shoplifting at the Hollister and Abercrombie & Fitch stores in the mall. They were both charged with shoplifting.
  • 5:07 p.m. A manager at the on Route 114 reported  totes and metal cages were stolen from the store overnight.
  • Maria T. Capuano, 27, and Anthony J. Capuano, 24, both of 480 Revere Beach Blvd., Revere, were arrested, following a report of a fight inside an apartment on Proctor Street. Both were arrested on warrants. Maria Capuano had five warrants out for making threats, drug possession, assault and battery, receiving stolen property and giving a false name to an officer. Anthony Capuano was wanted for violation of a restraining order and making threats.
  • 7:47 p.m. A caller reported homeless people were bathing in the North River behind the on Howley Street. An officer spoke to people at the scene and sent them on their way.
  • 9:01 p.m. A 58-year-old Danvers man was issued a summons for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving in the breakdown lane, following a motor vehicle stop at the corner of Winona and Anderson streets.

Friday, July 15

  • 7:12 a.m. A caller reported that a motor vehicle being driven aggressively through the intersection of Lowell Street and Columbus Road passed a motorcycle on the right while the bike was trying to make a right-hand turn.
  • 8:52 a.m. A Crestwood Lane resident reported a car break-in. She said a GPS device was stolen. The car was unlocked.
  • 9:40 a.m. Another Crestwood Lane resident reported two vehicles were broken into while parked in his driveway. Again, both vehicles were left unlocked and the thief made off with a pair each of iPods and GPS devices, along with $10 in change.
  • 10:55 a.m. A caller reported his car window was smashed sometime overnight at the on Lowell Street.
  • 12:12 p.m. A caller on Jackson Avenue reported some items were thrown into a pool at the residence overnight.


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