A Gloucester man who police say struck a parked truck while driving drunk, then fled the scene, is now facing charges in the incident.
Eucarpio F. Numerosi, 21, of 32 Exchange St., Gloucester, was arrested Friday on charges of drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident and disorderly conduct.
Police were called to Maplewood Avenue at 10:55 p.m. Friday on reports that a man driving a Honda had struck a parked truck and left the scene. The truck sustained heavy rear and side damage according to police reports.
A witness told police the car struck the parked truck then drove up the street, and turned right onto Gloucester Avenue.
A man matching a description of the suspect, whom police later learned was Numerosi, was seen running down Gloucester Avenue as police were searching the scene. Numerosi initially told police he drove a PT Cruiser and was not aware of an accident in the area. A Honda found on the corner of Mystic Avenue and Grove Street, however, was registered in Numerosi's name.
According to police reports Numerosi admitted to colliding with the truck and leaving the scene, telling police that he looked down for a second while driving and struck the parked truck.
Police, however, say Numerosi failed a series of field sobriety tests and recorded a .12 on a breath alcohol test, over the legal limit of .08.
A Methuen man is facing trespassing charges after police spotted him walking on the train tracks off Cleveland Street at 5:05 p.m. Saturday.
John M. Lynch, 49, of 112 Swan St., Methuen, told police he was on the tracks because he was drinking in the woods with several other homeless people. He was not arrested, but police have filed charges against him.
Police received a pair of 911 calls at 7:40 p.m. Saturday on reports that a woman was forced into a truck on Pleasant Street. According to police reports, however, no missing persons or assault incidents have been reported since the incident.
Police are investigating reports of a woman being bitten by a dog on Chestnut Street.
Police were called to the scene at 5:05 p.m. Saturday on reports that a woman was bitten by a French Mastif while walking her two dogs. According to police reports, the woman had a bite mark on her thigh and refused medical attention at the scene.
The Mastif's owner, a Chestnut Street woman, told police the dog got out of her yard through an open gate.
The Gloucester Fire Department rescued a man stuck in an elevator at the Gatineri Building, a mixed used commercial and residential building, at 9:25 a.m. Saturday.
The man was not injured in the incident.
Nick Curcuru can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3461, or at email@example.com.