PEABODY POLICE LOG
Wednesday, December 5
The bird is not the word
A school bus driver called police to complain that the driver of a motor vehicle flipped her his middle finger when she stopped to allow a child to cross Endicott Street. The woman said she would report the road rage incident to her supervisor.
National Grid is on strike; scammers are not
A Worcester Road resident called police to report she believes she was scammed when two men posing as National Grid employees arrived at her home. The woman thought she had made an appointment with National Grid and called the company to confirm but was told that no appointment was made. The woman claimed the two men were in a van with New Hampshire plates. The report did not specify if the victim paid any money or if anything was stolen from her home.
Resident reports cyberattack
A Connolly Terrace resident reported to police that she was the victim of a cyberattack and was told by the FBI to report the incident to police. The resident claimed her security camera and Wi-Fi were compromised as well.
Sunday, December 9
Highway fire bug
Police reported multiple fires along Route 128 that State Police believe might have been set by someone. Peabody police patrols were notified to be on the lookout for possible suspects.
Monday, December 3
Wilfredo Pineda, 48, of Chelsea, Mass., was charged with disturbing the peace.
Wednesday, December 5
Geraldo Magela Paulino, 46, of 11 Foster St., Peabody, was charged with an arrest warrant.
Friday, December 7
Yan Carlos Morel, 33, of 3 Swampscott Ave., Peabody, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs, second offense; with leaving the scene of property damage; and with negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Saturday, December 8
Crystal Lee Blanton, 37, of 12 Pope St., Salem was charged with operating under the influence of liquor.
Luis Angel Braude, 29, homeless/Peabody, was charged with possession to distribute a Class E drug, with possession of a Class A drug, with possession of a Class B drug, with failure to stop for police, with operating after license revoked, with disorderly conduct, with rate of speed greater than was reasonable and proper and with an arrest warrant.