Woman Witnesses Vicious Attack in McDonald's By Two Youths

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. 3-5.

Monday, Dec. 3

  • 3:42 p.m. A resident reported a break-in to a car on Lowell Street. No further details were available.
  • 5:21 p.m. Gino Martiniello, 33, of 7 Barnstable Rd., Peabody, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, following a domestic incident at a Dublin Road home. A 32-year-old Peabody woman was also issued a court summons for domestic assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250.
  • 5:30 p.m. A caller reported the lights were not on in the parking lot of the Lynnfield Street Plaza and it was very dark out. He said he saw two children who were almost hit by a cars as they exited a karate studio in the plaza. An assistant manager at CVS said she contacted her corporate headquarters would call the landlord to get the lights changed to Daylight Savings Time.
  • 6:32 p.m. A caller reported a dead cat was hit by a motor vehicle on Lowell Street. DPS removed the cat.
  • 6:39 p.m. A 43-year-old Salem man was issued a court summons for domestic assault and battery, following a report of a past incident at a Margarget Road apartment.
  • 6:44 p.m. Police received a report of a teen at a Hamilton Road home who choked on some meat. Fortunately for the teen, a parent was an EMT and performed the Heimlich Maneuver.
  • 7:01 p.m. State police reported receiving two calls about a black Dodge Charger speeding along Route 114 and doing donuts on the road (near Jiffy Lube). Police said the vehicle had a Massachusetts veteran plate. Police checked the home of the registered owner on Garden Road, but the car wasn't there.
  • 7:18 p.m. A caller at a Central Street apartment reported someone was entering his apartment when he was not home. He said he has nothing of value and didn't notice anything missing. Police said there were no signs of forced entry and that it might be a dispute with a neighbor.
  • 7:50 p.m. A caller reported her son's scooter was stolen at Hannaford's by three teenage black males, 12 to 15 years old, with wiffle haircuts. Two of them were wearing black hoodies while the third had a light colored hoodie.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

  • 5:06 a.m. Adalberto Gonzalez, 36, of 42 Harris St., Peabody, was arrested at his home by Peabody officers and a federal agency on a federal warrant. No further information was available.
  • 11:08 a.m. Police made a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot at the Northshore Mall and gave a driver a verbal warning for texting while driving.
  • 12:48 p.m. Dominick Baker, 24, of 111 Foster St. #205, Peabody, was arrested, following a report of a domestic incident at his apartment. He was charged with domestic assault.
  • 2:09 p.m. Bailey V. Sheppard, 18, of 56B Washington St., Ipswich, was arrested for shoplifting at Sears.
  • 3:56 p.m. A caller at a Lake Street apartment reported a $75 clamp was stolen.
  • 3:57 p.m. A caller at the post office on Essex Center Drive reported an elderly man, who had apparently just left Lahey Clinic across the street with a head injury, seemed to be disoriented and started to drive his vehicle away with the door open and his leg still out of the vehicle. Police said the man was evaluated by EMTs, but refused medical attention.
  • 4:08 p.m. A 19-year-old Lynn male was issued a court summons for shoplifting at JC Penney.
  • 4:30 p.m. Police received a report of an intoxicated female who was yelling and screaming at a store clerk at Tedeschi's Food Shops on Main Street. Police said the woman had returned home -- she lived in a nearby apartment on Main Street -- and called as well, asking asked to speak with an officer. Police said it turned out to be an argument between the two over rolled coins to be counted.
  • 4:34 p.m. Kevin M. Heenan, 23, of 2 Tracey St. #2, Peabody, was arrested for possession with intent to distribute a Class D drug and possession of a Class B drug after officers executed a search warrant. The log entry did not indicate whether police searched Heenan's apartment or another location.
  • 4:49 p.m. David M. Drago, 25, of 248 High St., Medford, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, following a domestic incident at a Tracey Street apartment.
  • 6:07 p.m. Police responded to a report of a vehicle into a utility pole on Route 114 at Maddy's Car Wash. The crash snapped off the pole and knocked out power to the area. The driver, an 18-year-old Boxford female, was taken to Lahey Clinic. See related story.
  • 6:52 p.m. A female reported her daughter's iPad was stolen from a rest area by the restroom at Macy's.
  • 7:15 p.m. A female caller reported witnessing a large group of kids "jumping someone" in Pierpont Park. She said two black males came into McDonald's -- one of them holding a two-by-four and one with a large tree branch -- and started beating on another kid. She followed them out of the restaurant over near Dance with Dena, where she lost them. Police said there was no one at the park when they arrived. The victim, however, came into the station at 11:30 p.m. to speak with an officer and identified the suspects. The officer said he would investigate further before determining if any charges would be filed.
  • 8:08 p.m. A caller at an Aborn Street apartment reported his child's mother opened an account in his name with National Grid without his knowledge.
  • 8:52 p.m. A 32-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were transported to Salem Hospital with injuries after their parked car was struck by another vehicle on Lowell Street near Fire Headquarters.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

  • 12:01 a.m. Security at Holiday Inn reported a man was sleeping in a pickup truck in the parking lot. Police spoke with the man, a 44-year-old Marblehead resident, and he agreed to leave the area.
  • 1:08 a.m. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the Homewood Suites Hotel. A 47-year-old Beverly man was transported to Mass. General Hospital with a stab wound to the chest and police sought a warrant for a 45-year-old Berwick, Maine man for charges attempted murder, domestic assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a knife). See related story.
  • 1:15 a.m. Police received a report of an intoxicated male on the side of the highway (near the Jughandle on Route 1). Police found a man wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and jeans and he was given a ride home.
  • 2:31 a.m. A burglar alarm was set off at Golden Link on Lowell Street. Police found a smashed window and said it appeared something was taken from the shop. The owners were responding to the scene and would contact police once they determined what was missing.
  • 6:18 a.m. A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle at the corner of Lynn Street and Macarthur Road. The cyclist, a 26-year-old man, refused medical attention. There was no damage to the vehicle, a white Mercedes, and police did not issue any citations at the time to the female driver.
  • 8:50 a.m. A caller on Tumelty Road reported some items were stolen from his truck. Police said a tonneau cover, carpet and some miscellaneous small items were taken.
  • 8:59 a.m. A caller reported a theft from her apartment on Route 1. Police said sometime between October and Dec. 4, an unknown person stole a notary stamp and a book with information containing past notaries.

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


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