Monday, May 6, 2013
Police say an armed man stole a dog from a person and fled the scene in one incident Friday morning and then early the next morning, a man attacked and robbed a taxi driver on Route 1. Both men are Salem residents.
A Salem man was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly stealing a dog at gunpoint in Peabody earlier in the day. A Salem man (but not the same man) was also arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly attacking and robbing a taxi driver on Route 1 in Peabody. The Salem News reports the first man was taken into custody at gunpoint as he was ordered out of his car by Salem police. According to the paper, Adolfo Tejeda Jr., 28, of 6 Heritage Dr., Salem, was charged with armed robbery, carrying a firearm without a license, unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a Class D drug with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during a felony, two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and possession of a large capacity feeding …
Monday, April 15, 2013
A 23-year-old Peabody man is charged with robbing Holden Oil at gunpoint last week.
John Doucette, 23, of Peabody, is facing a charge of armed and masked robbery for allegedly robbing Holden Oil at gunpoint last week. Doucette was arrested Wednesday after turning himself in to police and was arraigned on the aforementioned charge in Peabody District Court on Thursday. He was ordered held at Middleton Jail pending the outcome of a dangerousness hearing April 16. That hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. at the court.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A 23-year-old Peabody man wanted for Tuesday night's armed robbery is now in custody and is being held at Middleton Jail.
Peabody police say the man wanted for an armed robbery Tuesday night at Holden Oil turned himself in earlier this evening at the police station. Sgt. Robert Waugh said John Doucette, 23, of 35-1/2 Lynn St., Peabody, was taken into custody on a warrant charge of armed and masked robbery and is being held overnight at Middleton Jail. Doucette is expected to be arraigned at Peabody District Court tomorrow morning. An employee at Holden Oil told police Doucette, who was wearing a black mask, showed a handgun during the robbery, but it's unclear if police have located that weapon. Waugh said nothing was taken from Doucette during booking.
The man who robbed the Lynnfield Street business Tuesday night was wearing a black mask and wielding a handgun.
Peabody police have a warrant out for a 23-year-old Peabody man who is wanted for an armed robbery at Holden Oil on Lynnfield Street Tuesday night. Police spokesman Capt. Dennis Bonaiuto could not confirm or deny that Wednesday afternoon, other than to say there is "a very active investigation at this point." A police log entry describing the incident Tuesday night, does state, however, that a court warrant was obtained for a man who lives within a mile of the business. The warrant charge is for armed and masked robbery. Bonaiuto said a male wearing a black mask with two eye holes cut out, entered the store at Holden Oil at 9:27 p.m. and showed a handgun to an employee. The gun is described in the log entry as a semi-automatic. The robber…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Police were at the scene of an armed robbery Tuesday night at Holden Oil in South Peabody.
Police were on the scene of an armed robbery at Holden Oil on Lynnfield Street Tuesday night. Reports say the suspect was a white male who used a semiautomatic weapon in the robbery and then fled the business on foot. The robbery was reported around 9:30 p.m. Holden Oil has a gas station and small store at the front of the property. According to reports Tuesday night, a possible suspect was identified -- a 23-year-old resident seen driving a green Ford Explorer. Officers were engaged in an active search for that man in Peabody and surrounding communities as late as 11 p.m. Stay with Peabody Patch for more information as it becomes available.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
A 43-year-old Lynn man is accused of robbing a downtown Peabody convenience store, along with stores in other North Shore communities in recent days.
A Lynn man charged with holding up the Town Variety store on Central Street on Nov. 25 is being held on $100,000 cash bail, reports the Salem News. Dennis C. Porter, 43, of Lynn, is also the main suspect in similar recent robberies in Salem, Beverly and Danvers, and is expected to face charges in those cases as well. Porter was arraigned in Peabody District Court on Thursday for one count of armed robbery in the Peabody case and has pleaded not guilty, reports the Salem News. Police say Porter entered the convenience store and gave the clerk a losing lottery ticket to scan before showing a weapon and making off with cash. A second man, Glenn Roderick, 41, of Peabody, is also charged with armed robbery in the case, but according to police, …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Police say the "firearm" used in the robbery appears to be a pellet gun.
Peabody police have now arrested two men who are being charged with the armed robbery at Town Variety on Sunday night and will also be facing charges in other North Shore holdups in recent days. Dennis Porter, 43, of Lynn, is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Peabody District Court for armed robbery. Glenn Roderick, 41, of Peabody, was already arraigned on that same charge on Tuesday. Police now say it was Porter who allegedly entered the convenience store Sunday night around 9 p.m., showed a weapon to the clerk and demanded cash. The robbers made off with approximately $2,000 from a lottery machine cash drawer, reports the Salem News. According to an incident report filed at Roderick's arraignment, police say one suspect walked to the…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Police say two men arrested in recent days are suspects in similar armed robberies in Peabody, Salem, Beverly and Danvers.
Police have arrested a second man now in connection to the armed robbery Sunday night at Town Variety on Central Street. Dennis M. Porter, 43, of 25 Greatwoods Rd., Lynn, was taken into custody without incident at Pine Grove Estates on Route 1 shortly before 10 a.m. on Wednesday on a warrant for a probation violation and a charge of armed robbery. Glenn Roderick, 41, of 18 Elm St. #2, Peabody, was arrested on a warrant for armed robbery Monday afternoon. Police spokesman Detective Michael Crane said in a statement issued Wednesday afternoon that Porter is also a suspect in similar robberies in Beverly, Salem and Danvers, and those incidents remain under investigation. "Porter allegedly entered the store [Town Variety], brandished a weapon …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Salem police detectives are investigating the possibility that the key suspect in an armed robbery in Peabody was the same man who held up a 7-Eleven in Salem on Nov. 16.
Salem police say they are looking at a Peabody man arrested Monday in connection to an armed robbery as a possible suspect in a similar robbery Nov. 16 at a convenience store in Salem. The description of the suspect in Sunday night's robbery at Town Variety in Peabody -- a white male in his 40s, who was dressed in a dark plaid green jacket, black winter hat and jeans and wielding a small black handgun -- appears to match exactly this surveillance image taken during the armed robbery at a 7-Eleven in Salem. Salem Police Capt. Thomas Griffin said Tuesday that detectives Brian St. Pierre and Dennis Gaudet have been working closely with Peabody police since early Monday morning and are "taking a very close look" at whether the two robberies …
Monday, November 26, 2012
A 41-year-old Peabody man was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery Sunday night at a downtown convenience store.
Peabody police arrested a Peabody man Monday afternoon on a warrant in connection to an armed robbery at Town Variety the night before. Glenn E. Roderick, 41, of 18 Elm St. #2, Peabody, was served with an outstanding warrant from Peabody District Court for a charge of armed robbery with a firearm. According to a police log entry, Roderick was taken into custody by Detective Joseph Gilroy at approximately 1:49 p.m. at 117 Lowell St. Police had been searching for Roderick and another male suspect since shortly before 9 p.m. on Sunday when the robbery occurred. Both state police K-9s and helicopters aided in the search Sunday night. According to a log entry of the incident, the Central Street convenience store was robbed by a white male in …