Three Motor Vehicle Break-Ins Reported Over Weekend

The following information was supplied by the Lynnfield police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

responded to these and other calls for service between Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21:

On Friday, August 19 at 12 a.m., police took a report of youths playing basketball in the lot at Our Lady of the Assumption and sent them on their way.
At 12:45 a.m., Saugus police informed Lynnfield of a vehicle heading toward town that was not stopping despite having a flat tire. Saugus  pulled the vehicle over and the vehicle was towed.
At 1:12 a.m., an alarm went off on South Broadway.
At 1:28 a.m., police waited for assistance with the owner of a Jeep Cherokee that had two flat tires.
At 2:19 a.m., police assisted a Center Village resident who reported heart trouble.
At 7:39 a.m., police gave a verbal warning to a wide load operator who nearly struck a car near Edgemere Road and Archer Lane.
At 10:31 a.m., police and fire personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident on Lowell Street.
At 11:05 a.m., a burglar alarm went off on Lowell Street.
At 11:52 a.m., there was a rollover accident with personal injury, with one transported to Lahey Clinic.
At 4:20 p.m., police responded to a report of a disabled auto near Ledge Road. Soon after, they gave a summons to a 20 year old Lynn woman for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
At 4:52 p.m., an accidental burglar alarm went off on Essex Street.
At 5:20 p.m., police assisted with a disabled auto on Canterbury Road.
At 6:03 p.m., a burglar alarm went off on October Lane.
At 9:58 p.m., A Doncaster Road resident called about many cars parked on the street, as well as noise from a party. Police sent a group of youths on their way and transported one to Sanders Road.
At 11:52 p.m., police took a report from a Doncaster Circle resident about youths knocking on his door, walking in the yard and honking their horns. It turned out that a party was in the process of breaking up.

On Saturday, August 20 at 1:44 a.m., police arrested Griffin Cable, 35, of 21 Western Ave. Apt. #2, Saugus, for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and on an out of town warrant.
At 6:11 a.m., a burglar alarm was accidentally set off by an employee at Pump 'n Pantry on Main Street.
At 11:09 a.m., a suspicious auto was reported to be in the driveway of a vacant house. Police checked it with the owner.
At 11:24 a.m., a burglar alarm went off at Custom Wireless.
At 2:22 p.m., a caller reported smoke in the area near the . The handled it.
At 4:47 p.m., a vehicle was reported damaged in a hit and run accident in the Christmas Tree Shop parking lot.
At 6:30 p.m., police handled a juvenile offense matter.
At 7:13 p.m., police notified the medical examiner of an unattended death on Thomas Road.
At 8:59 p.m., a Thomas Road Road resident reported that youths had rung his doorbell and run.
At 11:21 p.m., a Horseshoe road resident called to report seeing a man in the yard.
At 11:45 p.m., a Melch Road resident reported that he had just heard a noise and that his dog was outside barking. Police did not find anything out of order.

On Sunday, August 21 at 7:36 a.m., a Saunders Road resident called about a vehicle that was parked close to his driveway. Police determined it was parked legally.
At 10:06 a.m., a motor vehicle break-in was reported on Locksley Road.
At 12:25 p.m., an ATM alarm went off at the on Salem Street.
At 1:07 p.m., police took a walk-in civil complaint.
At 1:20 p.m., a burglar alarm went off on Salem Street.
At 2:30 p.m., a caller reported that people were jumping off of rocks into Hawkes Pond near Walnut Street. Police did not locate the individuals.
At 4:45 p.m., police issued a summons to a 36 year old Melrose man for violating an abuse prevention order.
At 5:09 p.m., a burglar alarm went off on Chatham Way.
At 5:33 p.m., a burglar alarm went off on Olde Towne Road.
At 6:27 p.m., a Locksley Road resident reported a GPS unit had been stolen from his car.
At 8:22 p.m., police responded to a family situation on West Tapley Road.
At 9:45 p.m., a vehicle break-in was reported on Winchester Drive.


For questions about this police log, email william.laforme@patch.com.


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