Woman Physically Assaulted on Paradise Road

Below are selected items from the Swampscott police log from June 2-6.


  • At 12:57 p.m., Thursday, June 2, police arrested Crystal Rau, 26, of 792 Western Ave., Lynn, on charges of breaking and entering a motor vehicle with intent to commit a felony and larceny under $250.
  • At 6:57 p.m., Sunday, June 5, police arrested Brandie Lee Pelechowicz, 28, of 56 Margin Street, in Salem, on a charge of larceny over $250.
  • At 7 p.m., Sunday, June 5, police arrested Carlos Ritz, 28, of 696 Merrimack Street, Apt. 5,  in Lowell, on charges of larceny under $250, forgery  and uttering a false check.


Thursday, June 2

  • At 8:19 a.m., police received a report of a golf bag being taken from the front of a Hampden Street home. 
  • At 10:54 a.m., police received a report from Marblehead police that an erratic operator was entering town on Linden Street. An officer stopped the motor vehicle in question and reported that a road rage incident had occurred outside of Swampscott. The parties were spoken to.
  • At 11:26 a.m., an elderly person reported giving personal information to a caller claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. Money was removed from the caller’s checking account shortly thereafter.
  • At 5:21 p.m., a Rockland Street resident reported her credit card number had been stolen and someone had made eight purchases with it in New Jersey.
  • At 8:22 p.m., a cell phone caller reported seeing a man punch a woman in the face on Paradise Road. The man left in a jeep and the woman was transported by ambulance to Salem Hospital.

Friday, June 3

  • At 8:08 a.m., police received a report of loose dogs on Walker Road. The dogs were gone upon the officer’s arrival.
  • At 10:08 a.m., police received a report about a broken second-floor window on Paradise Road. The break might have been caused by the weather, police determined.  
  • At 1:48 p.m., a detail officer reported that cars were parked on both sides of the street on Banks Road, impeding traffic.  The vehicles were to be moved, the officer reported.
  • At 9:11 p.m., police received a report that a 15-year-old may have run away.

Saturday, June 4

  • At 3:19 a.m., Nahant police requested mutual aid in response to a breaking and entering in progress. Swampscott police assisted Nahant.
  • At 3:29 p.m., police responded to a report of a mulch fire in a parking lot on Paradise Road.  
  • At 4:36 p.m., police received a report of loud music at a party on Pine Street. Police advised the residents to turn down the music.

Sunday, June 5

  • At 8:34 a.m., police noticed two unsecured basement windows on Sunset Drive. It did not appear that anyone had gained entry to the address.
  • At 8:54 a.m., police recovered Nissan car keys near the beach club on Shepard Avenue.
  • At 12:37 p.m., police received a report of a lost diamond stud earring on Paradise Road. 
  • At 5:50 p.m., a caller reported a loud argument between a man and a woman outside a Paradise Road store. The officer reported it was a verbal argument only and they were sent on their way. 
  • At 6:37 p.m., a Paradise Road store manager reported that a man and a woman had run out of the store with a large quantity of meat and seafood. Police located them and placed them under arrest. 

Monday, June 6

  • At 5:27 a.m., a Tupelo Road resident reported having no water. The Department of Public Works was notified. 
  • At 1:41 p.m., a woman fell on Essex Street and possibly broke her leg. She was transported to Salem Hospital.
  • At 2:18 p.m., a store manager at a Paradise Road store reported that man had stolen six pairs of designer eyeglass frames.
  • At 2:23 p.m., a resident reported that when she came home to her Walker Road residence she noticed a window had been broken and she thought her home may have been broken into. An officer investigated.


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