The following was taken from the Salem Police Department logs for Saturday and Sunday. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Saturday, Nov. 3
4:12 p.m. Police removed a syringe from a stoop on Derby Street.
4:42 p.m. Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle stuck on a traffic island at the intersection of Derby Street and Congress Street. The driver related she was making a left turn onto Congress Street when she went over the island. She related the sun was in her face and she was unable to observe the island.
5:41 p.m. Police took a report of a past hit-and-run on Washington Square.
6:15 p.m. Police responded to Lafayette Street on a report of a past assault that occurred on Palmer Street.
8:45 p.m. Police responded to a report of an owl in the road on Cedar Street. Clear, unable to locate.
Sunday, Nov. 4
1:12 a.m. Police took a report of a hit-and-run at Bill and Bob's on Bridge Street.
9:03 a.m. An officer on routine patrol on Loring Avenue discovered vandalism to a motor vehicle. Officer observed a smashed window on a 2006 Nissan Xterra, owner stated that it appears entry was not gained and nothing was missing from inside.
12:08 p.m. Police responded to a report of counterfeiting/forgery on Highland Avenue.
12:46 p.m. A male party reported that sometime overnight two leaf blowers valued at $500 each were stolen from a trailer parked in his driveway. The machines were under a tarp on the trailer.
2:07 p.m. A caller reported a box of needles found on Goodhue Street.
Eugenio Burgos-Laboy, of 191 Federal Street, will be charged with intimidation of a witness and three counts of assault and battery.
Matthew L. Johnson, of 53 Lawrence Street, will be charged with disturbing the peace.
Paul J. Lavoie, of 9 Cottage Street, will be charged with domestic assault and battery on an elderly person, domestic assault and battery, malicious destruction of property $250 or less, resisting arrest, and two counts of threatening to commit a crime.
Michael A. Waselchuck, of 148 Essex Street, Swampscott, will be charged with shoplifting and resisting arrest.
Robert P. McLaughlin, of 143 Canal Street, will be charged with disturbing the peace.