Police arrested two men outside 16 Spring St., Saturday at 1:29 a.m. after responding to the residence for a report of a disturbance.
And one is facing charges of assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest, after police had to use pepper spray to subdue him at the scene.
According to the police report, responding officers found one man,Dennis Hernandez, 17 of 52 Greely St., Providence R.I., standing outside the Spring Street residence yelling at people on the second-floor balcony.
Officers told him to move along, but he refused, and was placed in handcuffs.
While an officer was cuffing Hernandez, another officer saw Daniel Martin, 20, of 37 Arthur St. in Beverly walking up behind the arresting officer. He told Martin to stop, and Martin started yelling that police had no right to arrest Hernandez.
With Martin yelling, police reported that residents were starting to stand outside on porches and watch the incident. Police then attempted to arrest Martin, and told him to put his hands behind his back. But he swung his arms forward, hit two officers and then wrapped his arms around a fence picket.
Police then pepper-sprayed Martin, and took him to the ground, where he continued to fight with them. He was sprayed by another officer and then placed in handcuffs.
Martin then allegedly slammed his head into a stone wall, according to the police report, and asked police how they were going to explain his injuries. He was placed in a cruiser and continued yelling and remaining uncooperative during the booking process.
Martin faces charges of assault and battery on a police officer, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Hernandez faces charges of disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.
Police responded to the Richdale’s on Washington Street at 9:05 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man in the store being threatened.
The man told police that another man and a woman had come into the store. The woman, he said, made remarks to him regarding his house, while the man reportedly told him watch it, and that he knew where he worked.
The man said he followed the pair outside and took down their plate number. Police spoke to the other man who thought the man in Richdale’s had said something out of line to his wife. He denied making any threats, and there were no charges filed.
A High Popples Road resident called police on Friday at 9:50 p.m. after he chased a group of youths away from his car. He said one of the youths took a knapsack full of clothing out of the vehicle. Police searched the area and couldn’t find the youths.
On Friday at 7:26 p.m., a 7 Amero Court woman told police that her neighbor was trying to control her mind with electro-magnetic waves. She said the waves can cause seizures, strokes, and organ failure. She said she found a mind control tape in her son’s bedroom, as well.
Paramedics transported a woman from the Cape Ann Motor Inn to Addison Gilbert Hospital at 8:03 p.m. on Saturday after she said she had fallen through part of the inn’s deck up to her knee, leaving a 4-by-6-inch hole in the decking.
Officers responded to a reportedly sinking boat in Smith Cove, Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Police pumped out the boat and towed it to the boat landing near Gloucester High School, where the owner pulled it out of the water and onto its trailer.
Police received a call from operators of a 30-foot sailboat off Fort Point Sunday at 2:02 p.m.
The two men on board told police their propeller got caught in a lobster line. Police freed the boat and towed it into the harbor.
A resident called police from Eastern Point at 2:52 p.m. and said she’d found a “weird” bone fragment. No more information was available.
Police received a call from Whistlestop Way reporting a youth looking into cars on the street, at 12:44 a.m. Sunday.
Police found the youth, who denied looking into cars. An officer searched him and found a cell phone in his pocket. The youth said belonged to his friend, but couldn’t provide the friend’s name or phone number. Police confiscated the phone, suspecting it was stolen.
A Lighthouse Taxi driver called police Sunday at 12:37 a.m. to report a man walking on the side of Route 128.
Police found the man, who said he was walking home, and gave him a ride.
Steven Fletcher can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3455, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @StevenGDT