The following was taken from the Salem Police Department log for Monday and Tuesday. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Monday, Oct. 8
12:40 a.m. Police performed a property check of The Godess' Treasure Chest in Derby Square. Area clear and secure. This was done in response to recent complaints of homeless people sleeping in the stairwells.
1:03 a.m. Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run at Klop Alley. After a brief investigation, Gordon McBurney will be summonsed to court and charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.
8:48 a.m. Police responded to an attempted burglary at a residence on Herbert Street. Reporting party stated she was gone most of the weekend, and noticed this morning that the glass on her back door was broken. Appears someone broke the glass attempting to gain access to the apartment, but no entry was gained.
10:17 a.m. Police removed a hypodermic needle from Gedney Street.
1:01 p.m. Police took a report of a hit-and-run on Jefferson Avenue.
1:42 p.m. Police took a report of a hit-and-run at Lafayette and Dow Street.
5:21 p.m. Police responded to a past burglary to a residence on English Street.
7:22 p.m. Police removed a hypodermic needle from Margin Street.
10:11 p.m. Police responded to Broadway at Charles Street for a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Driver related that while turning right onto Charles Street she struck the female crossing the street. She said she saw a white male approaching Charles Street, but did not see the woman who was wearing all black and approximately three-quarters of the way across Charles Street at the time. Female pedestrian was transported to Salem Hospital.
Tuesday, Oct. 9
1:54 a.m. Police responded to Shetland Properties on Congress Street on a report of a drunk individual. A man was found asleep inside a loading area, he was taken into protective custody.
10:00 a.m. Police took a report of vandalism on Linden Street. A party reports that sometime over the weekend unknown parties removed 20 small trees/shrubs from in front of the residence and threw them around the area.
2:15 p.m. Police responded to a report of an attempted burglary on Andrew Street. Reporting party states that she was in her bedroom napping when her dog started barking. She heard something at the window, and when she pulled the curtain to the side she saw a male party. She stated she never saw his face, just two white hands pushing up the screen from the bottom, and when she moved the curtain a blue hoodie with a white logo. Party fled down the alley back to Andrew Street. Officers could not locate a suspect.
Kory Lance Almand, of 26 Lafayette Street, Portsmouth, NH, will be charged with illegal possession of a Class A substance, trafficking cocaine, and defective equipment.
Derron P. Darcy, of 72 Leach Street, was arrested on the basis of a warrant.
Joshua D. Machado, of 6 Fossa Terrace, Beverly, will be charged with assault and battery and illegal possession of a Class B substance.
Billie J. Rentas, of 298 Washington Street, was arrested on the basis of a warrant.
Christopher Silvestro, of 262 Central Street, Rowley, will be charged with assault and battery.
Jonathan Lara, of 15 Lynnwood Place, Lynn, was arrested on the basis of a warrant.
Nicholas J. Linear, of 17 Pope Street, was arrested on the basis of a probation warrant.
Craig M. Marciano, of 37 Maple Avenue, Woburn, will be charged with assault and battery.
David A. Perry Jr., of 21 Laurel Street, was arrested on the basis of a temporary warrant.