Everett man arrested on assault, drug charges

Oct 8, 2018 by

Published in the October 8, 2018 edition.

WAKEFIELD — A 52-year-old Everett man was arrested at about 3:45 p.m. yesterday for assault with a dangerous weapon as well as drug charges after police were called to Main Street in the area of CVS for a reported fight between two men, one of whom was said to be wielding a stick.

When police arrived, one of men told police that he had been robbed of $40 by an African-American man wearing a blue sweatshirt who pulled out a knife and made slashing motions while threatening to cut the victim. The man then fled the scene by getting on a southbound MBTA bus.

Police were able to stop the bus on Main Street near Green Street and arrest Carl M. Woodley of 15 Hancock St. in Everett.

He faces charges of assault with a dangerous weapon as well as drug charges for several types of prescription pills that he had in his possession for which he had no prescription.


There were no injuries but one driver was cited for failure to yield following a two-car crash on Water Street just after 4 p.m. on Friday. Police said that a 2015 Hyundai driven by a Reading woman turned into the path of an oncoming 2018 Honda driven by a man from Lynn.


Police arrested a 23-year-old New Hampshire man for his second drunk driving offense Friday at about 9:15 p.m.

Police said that an officer on patrol on Salem street observed a 2014 Chevy Cruise failing to drive within the proper lane. After stopping the car, the officer determined that the driver showed signs of alcohol intoxication and arrested Corey Berounsky of 12 Salmon St. in Newmarket, New Hampshire. He was also charged with making an improper turn and a marked lanes violation.


A 35-year-old Wakefield woman was arrested for drunk driving at about 10 p.m. on Friday after police stopped her car on Main Street near Park Street. Sgt. John Burnham made the stop after observing a 2007 Nissan Centra driving on Main Street without its lights on. While speaking with the driver, Sgt. Burnham detected signs of alcohol intoxication. After a series of field sobriety tests, Michelle Spagnuolo of 10 Hart St. was arrested for driving under the influence of liquor.


A Wakefield man was arrested for drunk driving after the car he was driving was stopped for speeding on Main Street in Greenwood at about 3:15 Saturday morning. Police said that an officer clocked the 2003 Audi A4 at about 58 mph in a 30 mph zone.

After pulling the car over near Pitman Avenue, the officer detected signs of alcohol intoxication and arrested Diego Oliveira, 23, of 554 Main St. for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was also charged with speeding.


Police are investigating after an employee of Shaw’s supermarket on Water Street reported a case of check fraud at about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.


At about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, a Pitman Avenue woman reported fraudulent use of her credit card.


Police were called to Morel Circle after a report of a large party at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday.


Just before 6 a.m. on Sunday, police received a complaint from a Spaulding Street resident of someone banging stakes in the ground causing a disturbance. Police determined that it was people setting up for Sunday’s Down syndrome Buddy Walk charity event on the Lower Common.


Police arrested a 53-year-old Wakefield man for drunk driving at about 2:45 p.m. on Sunday after receiving a report of an erratic driver on Broadway. Police located the vehicle and made the stop on Broadway near Albion Street.

After detecting signs of intoxication while speaking with the driver, police conducted a series of field sobriety tests and arrested John F. Yuskus of 592 North Ave. for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (second offense). He was also charged with a marked lanes violation.

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