By Steven Fletcher
A 40-year-old man was transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital after a motorcycle crash Saturday morning along Essex Avenue near Stanwood Avenue.
When police arrived after the 9:13 a.m. crash, Fire Department and Beauport Ambulance personnel were assisting him, and a friend of the rider had moved the motorcycle off the roadway.
The man, reports state, lost control of the motorcycle. No charges have been filed.
Officers arrested a Clinton man on a charge of drunken driving after he was stopped on East Main Street on Sunday at 2:46 p.m.
Paul Mastodomencio, 40, of 902 B Ridgefield Circle in Clinton, was stopped and charged when officers followed him after receiving a call from an off-duty state trooper who observed Mastodomencio driving on Washington Street.
According to the police report, Mastodomencio drove through both Grant and Blackburn circles and down the last stretches of the Route 128 Extension before officers caught up with him.
Police stopped him on East Main Street by Highland Avenue after Mastodomencio had twice crossed the center line, officers said.
Police put Mastodomencio through field sobriety tests, which he failed. They then arrested him and had his vehicle towed from the scene.
After watching a car travel in the opposite lane on Rogers Street with a defective headlight, an officer made a U-turn behind the car and pulled it over. As a result, police are seeking criminal complaints against James McCarl, 20, of 112 Eastern Ave. Apt. 2, and Jeremy Cassidy, 23, of 3 Lake Road.
Police pulled McCarl over for a defective headlight Saturday at 1:34 p.m. and found his license had been suspended.
While an officer spoke with McCarl, Cassidy pulled over and asked if McCarl needed a ride, according to police. Police then checked Cassidy's license and found it was also suspended.
A child who fell off a skateboard on Willow Street was transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital on Saturday at 6:39 p.m.
A Cleveland Street resident called police at 4:31 p.m. Sunday to report that she believes her ex-boyfriend poured a liquid into the gas tank of her current boyfriend's car. The car, she said, had been acting strangely,and she heard her ex-boyfriend yelling at the house that morning.
Police arrested Markie Tarantino, 32, of 78 Grove St. Apt. 2, at 3:40 a.m. Saturday for disorderly conduct, resisting arrested, and threatening to commit a crime after she allegedly threatened to punch another woman in the face at the 7-Eleven on Maplewood Avenue.
When police arrived, a store clerk told them that Tarantino entered the store and began yelling at the woman, but the clerk convinced her to leave the store.
Officers found her soon after and she appeared intoxicated. When the woman tried to leave the store, Tarantino started yelling at the woman again, and officers arrested her for disorderly conduct. She attempted to pull away from the arrest.
Officers arrested Jon Parsons, 41, of no known address, at the Tedeschi's on Washington Street at 1:50 a.m. Saturday on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Parsons, according to police reports, was drunk and causing a scene in the store.
Firefighters transported an Eastern Point Road resident to Addison Gilbert Hospital on Saturday at 12:24 a.m.
Firefighters extinguished a fire in a trash barrel on the porch of 10 Fort Square at 10:37 a.m. Saturday.
Police dispersed a crowd of people drinking from a house party at 37 Cleveland St. on Saturday at 1:31 a.m. All people involved were of legal drinking age, officers said.
A Oak Street resident called police Sunday at 9 p.m. to report his daughter missing. He said she had left with a friend the previous evening and had not returned. Police found her at Burnham's Field 10 minutes later. She was returned home.
A group of kids were reported drinking at Burnham's Field at 9:22 p.m. Sunday. The group dispersed when the cruisers arrived.
Officers removed two teenage girls from the A. Piatt Andrew Bridge on Sunday at 9:59 p.m.
Police found them on the bridge on the southbound side of Route 128. They told officers they were attempting to get to Beverly to get a friend; they were transported back to the station where their parents picked them up.
Steven Fletcher may be contacted at 1-978-283-7000 x3455, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at @stevengdt.