Assault with Knives
A man taking his 80-year-old father to the airport was accosted on Squire Road on Sept. 21 with four men brandishing knives who apparently were upset over the man honking at them.
Around 9:30 p.m., the victim said he was driving on Squire Road when a truck cut him off without using its blinker. The victim said he honked at the truck and the driver began to yell obscenities at him. The victim said he drove around the truck and went on his way.
However, the truck allegedly sped up and got in front of the man and stopped abruptly – blocking all lanes of traffic. Four men got out armed with knives and threatened the man, trying to provoke a fight. Eventually, they fled, but police were able to catch up to them.
Jose Pineda, 19, of Chelsea was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct, violating the knife ordinance, reckless operations and marked lanes violation.
A 17-year-old juvenile was charged with assault by a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.
Dylan Barca, 22, of Everett, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, violating the knife ordinance, and disorderly conduct.
Henrique Rosa, 20, of Saugus, assault by a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.
Hit the Guardrail
Two Lynn women are under arrest after allegedly driving drunk, smashing into a guardrail on North Shore Road and bringing traffic to a complete halt.
Around 1 a.m. on Sept. 20, police reported to southbound North Shore Road where they found a car completely totaled and the guardrail destroyed. Debris was everywhere and both lanes of traffic had to be closed down until things could be cleaned up.
As officers conducted an investigation into the drunk driving, the passenger interfered and began causing a ruckus. She was also arrested.
Neither woman, miraculously, was injured.
Maria Cepeda, 21, of Lynn, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, and negligent operation.
Maria Nunez, 43, of Lynn, was charged with being disorderly and interfering with a police officer.
A Cummings Avenue man was arrested on Sept. 20 for having a firearm discovered in his car during the execution of a search warrant.
After an investigation, police filed for a search warrant and executed it at 64 Cummings Ave. around 8 p.m.
A search of the man’s car revealed a 9mm handgun with ammunition. He was not licensed to have either.
Bally Boodoosingh, 20, of 64 Cummings Ave., was charged with carrying a loaded firearm, carrying a firearm without a license, and possession of ammo without a permit.
Hit and Run
A Lynn man is being charged with fleeing from the scene of an accident and having alcohol in his vehicle.
Around 7 p.m. on Sept. 20, police were alerted to a hit and run car crash on Brown Circle. The victims were able to get a plate, and officers scoured the area and found the car near the West Revere Health Center.
When officers approached, the man jumped from the front seat to the back and tried to conceal something.
Police found him to have an open container of alcohol.
Peterson Joseph, 23, of Lynn, was charged with operating with a suspended license (subsequent), leaving the scene of property damage, and possession of an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.