The following was taken from the Salem Police Department logs for Sunday and Monday. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Sunday, Oct. 14
8:44 p.m. Police responded to a neighbor dispute on Daniels Street. Reporting party stated that one of the children of her neighbor spit on her window after she apparently spoke to the child regarding spitting on the ground near her property. Neighbors had left prior to arrival. Reporting party stated that she just wanted to document the fact that the child "hocked a giant loogie" on her window.
9:46 p.m. Police responded to Aborn Street on a report of a vandalized motor vehicle. Officer observed scratches consistent with keying on two motor vehicles owned by the reporting party. Officer then checked the area and found several more vandalized vehicles on the street.
10:06 p.m. Police responded to a report of a drunk male walking down the Bridge Street Bypass road. Male party was found to be highly intoxicated, unsteady on his feet and walking outbound in the inbound lane. He was placed into protective custody.
Monday, Oct. 15
1:23 a.m. Police took a report of a past hit-and-run on Canal Street.
7:44 a.m. Police responded to a report of a vandalize motor vehicle on Boston Street. Car was found to be keyed, and a car at a nearby residence was also found to be vandalized.
8:18 a.m. Police responded to a report of suspicious activity on Flint Street. Calling party reports that a male party has been observed in the area on multiple mornings and that he is always standing outside around the same time children are entering school. He can be heard talking and yelling to himself, usually profanities. Check of the area yielded negative results. To date, the male party has not been reported to have approached any school children.
9:34 a.m. Two motor vehicles at a residence on Boston Street were reported vandalized. Both were observed to have been keyed sometime overnight.
12:08 p.m. Police responded to Harrison Avenue on a report of a past assault.
1:34 p.m. Police responded to a report of past larceny from a home on Daniels Street.
3:40 p.m. Two motor vehicles on Boston Street were reported vandalized.
Wayne P. Daffe, of 62 Derby Street, will be charged with disturbing the peace.
Hugo R. Merida, of 454 Washington Street, Chelsea, will be charged with domestic assault, breaking and entering, and intimidation of a witness.
Michael Carreiro, of 289 Eastern Avenue, Lynn, will be charged with driving with a suspended license, and failure to stop for a school bus.
Christopher L. Rice, of 277 Lafayette Street, will be charged with assault and battery.