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 …
A Salem police officer was reportedly injured Thursday night when an alleged heroin dealer slammed into a police surveillance vehicle while trying to flee the scene. A Peabody man and Lynnfield woman were both arrested for drug violations.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Owen Boss
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A Salem police officer was reportedly thrown to the ground Thursday night when a pair of alleged heroin dealers attempted to flee the scene of a controlled drug buy on Putnam Street in Salem. On Thursday, Salem Police Department detectives were reportedly granted an arrest warrant for Paul Iudice, 29, of 26 Elizabeth Ln., Peabody, after he reportedly sold heroin to an undercover police officer on three separate occasions. Around 9 p.m. Thursday, Salem officers arranged to make a controlled buy of heroin near the intersection of Varney and Putnam streets and Iudice reportedly showed up in a Toyota Camry and sold "a twist of heroin" to an undercover officer in exchange for marked buy money. When detectives tried to stop the car after the …