The following was taken from the Salem Police Department logs for Wednesday and Thursday. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Wednesday, Nov. 14
5:01 p.m. Police responded to a past larceny from a residence on Charles Street. After a subsequent investigation, a warrant will be sought for David Reyes for larceny over $250.
5:44 p.m. Police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Bridge Street. The vehicle was travelling at or below the posted speed limit with a green light at the Webb Street intersection, when the vehicle hit a pedestrian who was walking across the intersection not in a crosswalk and against the signal light. No tow, no citations. Pedestrian was taken to Salem Hospital with non-life threatening injury.
9:05 p.m. An employee at Salem Liquors on North Street reported that he is having problems with a male party loitering in the parking lot and plaza where the liquor store and 7-11 are.
10:00 p.m. The Community Impact Unit, conducting directed patrol of Gallows Hill Park, observed a vehicle with two occupants parked in the area after hours. Their accounts of their business in the park did not make sense, and an odor of marijuana could be detected. Police discovered evidence of marijuana use and graffiti-related evidence in the vehicle. The graffiti evidence was seized and an investigation into graffiti will be conducted.
Thursday, Nov. 15
11:07 a.m. police took a report from a Hersey Street resident who relates that while he was at work he received a private-number phone call from an unknown female who stated "you're gonna die" and then disconnected the call.
11:59 a.m. Police responded to a report of suspicious activity on Lafayette Street. The party was moved along. Police were told by people in the area that the party was trying to sell food stamps.
12:00 p.m. Police took a report of identity fraud. Reporting party states that since the year 2000, someone has used three different credit cards in his name, charging over $1,835 in charges.
2:39 p.m. A female party on Palmer Street reported that a UPS package was stolen from her front door. In the package was a Disney plate she purchased off eBay for $25.
Mattias T. Kasparian, of 95 Central Street, North Reading, will be charged with illegal possession of a Class A substance, illegal possession of a Class B substance, carrying a dangerous weapon, and driving with defective equipment.
Shawn Michael Negri, of 23 Tutor Street, Lynn, was arrested on the basis of a warrant.