Local Woman Arrested for Stabbing Boyfriend with Kitchen Knife During Domestic
A 24-year-old Danvers woman was arrested Friday evening after stabbing her boyfriend with a kitchen knife while they argued. He suffered only minor injuries, but was put in protective custody for being heavily intoxicated.
The following are excerpts from reports in the Danvers police log from Thursday through Wednesday.
- Officers responded to a report of a car break-in at Lowe’s at 11 a.m.
- Anthony Brogna, 23, of 31 Eastern Ave., Haverhill, was arrested at Ultimate Electronics at 9:40 p.m. and charged with larceny over $250.
- Robert Meehan, 49, of 8 Larchemont Rd., Salem, was arrested on High Street at 6:55 a.m. and charged with multiple motor vehicle violations, including driving with a suspended license and suspended or revoked registration and for failure to wear a seat belt.
- Jenna Ryan, 25, of 336 5th St., Fall River, was arrested following a report of a fight at CAB Health Services on Middleton Road at 5:32 p.m. Police said two female clients were fighting before they arrived and Ryan refused to calm down, continuing to yell and swear. She was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
- A caller at the Liberty Tree Mall reported at 5:49 p.m. that someone entered his car and stole a computer and backpack. The vehicle was unlocked.
- Alonzo Tobin, 35, of 6 Sparug St., Peabody, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Ash Street at 7:09 p.m. He was then charged on two trial court warrants.
- Sisters Karisa and Kolleen Benoit, 21 and 30 (respectively), of 505 Forest St., North Andover, were both arrested for shoplifting at Walmart at 8:57 p.m. The women were stopped by store security after trying to conceal $100 of merchandise and leave the store. Police said the younger sister also had a warrant for her arrest from Lawrence on a motor vehicle violation.
- Sarah Fialho, 24, of 29 Wadsworth St., Danvers, was arrested at her residence, following a report of a domestic fight at 10:28 p.m. A family member notified police of a fight between Fialho and her boyfriend in which the man was stabbed in the arm. Officers responding to the scene found the man with minor injuries to his arm due to being stabbed with a kitchen knife. He was placed into protective custody, as he was heavily intoxicated, and Fialho was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and domestic assault and battery.
- Kevin McCafferty, 31, of 1 Ledgewood Way, Peabody, was arrested at a Riverside Street apartment after a report of an unwanted guest at 1:21 a.m. A female resident of an apartment complex there said McCafferty would not leave the premises. Officer Scott Frost found him standing outside the woman’s door, banging on it while yelling and swearing, causing a disturbance. He was charged with disturbing the peace.
- Brandon George, 21, of 17 Westview Cir., Peabody, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Route 128 at 2:18 a.m. George was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a vehicle. Officer Scott Frost was exiting Route 128 South onto Elliott Street when he spotted George’s truck swerving between lanes on the southbound side as a cascade of sparks lit up the underside of the vehicle – George was driving on the metal rim of one tire. Frost pulled the truck over on the highway and arrested George.
- Timothy Kische, 30, of 35 Hillcrest Dr., Uncasville, Conn., was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Larrabbee Ave. at 11:01 p.m. Kische was then arrested on a warrant from Springfield District Court for a motor vehicle violation.
- Andre Nogales, 25, of 1293 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Dyer Court at 2:58 a.m. An officer on patrol at the intersection of Collins and Centre streets witnessed Nogales drive through a stop sign in his BMW and continue on to Dyer Court. Police said he was intoxicated and became belligerent and combative when taken into custody. He was charged with a second offense of driving under the influence of alcohol, a stop sign violation, marked lanes violation and resisting arrest.
- Doug Bergeron, 29, of 7 Eastman St., Medford, was arrested following an incident at CAB Health Services on Middleton Road at 10:52 a.m. Police were called to the scene by employees to assist them in removing an unruly male client from the property. Police said Bergeron threw an object through a window and continued to yell and scream at staff members after being told to leave. He refused to cooperate with police and was charged with disorderly conduct and possession of a Class E drug – officers discovered a Suboxin pill on him while taking him into custody.
- A Perry Drive resident reported at 4:16 p.m. that she was moving and discovered some jewelry was missing.
- A customer at Best Buy reported at 4:26 p.m. that when he came out of the store, he discovered a computer cable was missing from his car, which was unlocked.
- A job supervisor at the site of the new Olive Garden restaurant reported at 10:46 a.m. that he arrived at the worksite that morning to discover $600-$700 worth of copper had been stolen.
- Eric Nichols, 31, of 180 Newbury St., Danvers, was arrested at his residence at 2:10 p.m., following a report of a domestic dispute. A female party, who officers discovered was pregnant, reported she and Nichols were arguing when he turned the fight physical. No injuries were reported and Nichols was charged with domestic assault and battery and aggravated assault.
- Lawrence Linnell, 31, of 180 Newbury St., Danvers, was arrested in Danvers Square at 10:23 p.m. following a motor vehicle stop. He was charged with failure to stop for police and disorderly conduct after refusing to cooperate with police, yelling and swearing at the officer who pulled him over.
- Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle with personal injuries on Water Street at 11:45 p.m. A 22-year-old Danvers man – Gerald Maher – was driving along Water Street toward Peabody when his car struck a snow bank and careened into the river. He was unhurt and charged with negligent operation of a vehicle and texting while driving. See related story.
- A North Reading male was issued a court summons for driving with a revoked license after a motor vehicle stop by an officer on Holten Street at 8:05 a.m.
- A resident at an Oak Street apartment reported at 10:21 a.m. that someone broke in that morning and stole an X-box console system, a Nintendo Wii and prescription medication. There were no suspects.
- Police responded to a report of an assault at the Comfort Inn on Dayton Street at 8:23 a.m. No further details were yet available.
- David Mellen, 22, of 28 Dedham St., Revere, and Michael Trainito, 20, of 102 Campbell Ave., Revere, were both arrested at the former Rio Grande Restaurant on Route 114 after police responded to a report of suspicious activity there at 11:52 a.m. Both men were charged with breaking and entering for a felony, trespassing and possession of a burglary tool. See related story.