Police Find 2 Drunk Men Lying on Route 114

Danvers police placed two men into protective custody after finding them lying in the road, intoxicated, near the Guitar Center on Route 114.

The following are excerpts from reports in the Danvers police log from Thursday through Sunday.

April 28

  • Police responded to a report of a domestic argument at a Pine Street residence at 6:27 p.m. Before officers arrived, the female caller reported the male party was trying to leave, but then crashed his vehicle into a pole outside. He took off on foot, but was eventually located nearby by officers after several minutes. He was issued a summons for leaving the scene of property damage and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
  • A 64-year-old Winthrop man and a 41-year-old Framingham man were both placed into protective custody at 7:12 p.m. after police found them lying in the road near Guitar Center on Route 114. Both men were intoxicated. Police had received a call from the store that the men were outside in the road.
  • Police responded to a report of larceny at a High Street residence at 7:49 p.m. Police said the matter was really a civil family affair about a life insurance policy.
  • Daniel Connelly, 57, of 10 Michelle Road, Peabody, was arrested at 8:22 p.m. following a report of a motor vehicle accident on Route 114 near Guitar Center. Connelly was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to use care at an intersection. Police said he and the other driver pulled over in the parking lot of Guitar Center to exchange papers after Connelly’s car rear-ended the first vehicle, but the other driver called police at the same time. The caller was concerned because Connelly appeared to be intoxicated.
  • A patron at the Hardcover Restaurant reported a car break-in occurred sometime between 7 and 8:24 p.m. A rear window was smashed and a briefcase, containing money and personal items, was stolen. Police said a similar theft was reported later that evening nearby in Peabody.

April 29

  • Stephen Fawehinmi, 47, of 130 Edgemere Road, Lynn, was arrested, following a report of a scam at the U.S. Alliance Federal Credit Union at the mall at 11:21 a.m. The credit union reported Fawehinmi opened a bad account and then withdrew money on it. When he was contacted, he told employees he was busy, but would come back to the credit union later that day, according to police. While awaiting his return, officers spotted his car near Fidelity Investments on Sylvan Street returning to the mall and pulled him over. He was charged with larceny over $250, misuse of an RMV document and driving with a revoked registration.
  • Police responded to a report of larceny at the U-Haul Self-Storage facility on Route 1 at 12:24 p.m. Police said there was a dispute between two women over the rightful owner of belongings inside a storage unit.
  • Police responded to a report of a larceny at Best Buy at 2:48 p.m. A man tried to steal some merchandise from the store, but set off an electronic sensor. After speaking with him, employees convinced him to give back the item and he then took off on foot.
  • A caller reported a prowler in the vicinity of Princeton Street at 10:12 p.m. Police searched the area, but found nothing. There was no further information available.

April 30

  • Police responded to a report of shoplifting at the Gulf Express on Route 114. A 40-year-old Newburyport woman had left the store without paying for a candy bar and a soda at 2:34 p.m. Police said she did return, however, and paid what she owed.

May 1

  • Janita Powell, 40, 14 Ipswich River Road, Danvers, was arrested at her residence following a report of a domestic dispute at 2:03 a.m. Powell was charged with domestic assault and battery. There were no injuries reported.
  • A 40-year-old Medford man was placed into protective custody after police found him intoxicated on Endicott Street at 2:15 a.m. State police reported they received a phone call for help from a person in that area, but could not understand the man because he was slurring his speech so badly.
  • Daniel German, 22, of 54 Walnut St., Lynn, was arrested following a report of a past robbery from a female, an ex-girlfriend, who lives at the Days Inn on Endicott Street at 9:36 a.m. German was charged on a warrant for the robbery and for violation of a restraining order (regarding the victim).
  • A stolen bicycle was reported at the White Hen Pantry on Route 1 at 7:54 p.m.


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