Police Blotter 03-04-2010

February 22

12:03 p.m. – Police respond to a report of a fistfight at an auto shop on Shirley Avenue. Units report a verbal argument, parties leave the area.

1:35 p.m. – A caller reports a car parked at a stop sign is blocking the way on Overlook Drive. Driver moves the car out of the way.

2:33 p.m. – Attempts to serve a summons on a juvenile are unsuccessful, as the party has moved to Peabody.

2:44 p.m. – WPD arrest a teenager from Newton for shoplifting by absorption (liquor) at the CVS Pharmacy on Woodside Avenue.

2:50 p.m. – A caller from Summit Avenue reports that a male, approximately 20 years old, tried to gain entry through the side door of his house before fleeing toward Revere Street. Search is negative.

2:55 p.m. – A Washington Avenue resident reports that his kayak, a 12-foot “Wilderness Ride,” is missing from his backyard. He doesn’t know if it’s been stolen or blown away.

6:49 p.m. – A person reports that a former employee is refusing to return a company car. The former employee, of Dartmouth, says he will not return the car because he is owed money. Later, the State Police called to inform WPD that the man returned the car to the Dartmouth Barracks, and that the owner can pick the vehicle up in the morning.

February 23

10:44 a.m. – U.S. Marshals unsuccessfully attempted to serve a warrant at a residence on Main Street. The man was not home.

11:04 a.m. – Units respond to an accidental alarm on Pleasant Street. A contractor was on the scene, and he will contact the home’s owner to reset the alarm.

11:30 a.m. – A Tileston Road resident informs WPD that she just left a message with another woman, with whom she has a court hearing scheduled. Police place it on the record that she attempted to drop the matter before it went to court.

1:07 p.m. – A caller from Siren Street reports that he just received a phone call from someone threatening his life.

3:01 p.m. – Department of Social Services requests that WPD assist them on a call at an apartment on Myrtle Avenue. A neighbor reports that the party has not been home all day.

5:30 p.m. – A unit responds to a verbal dispute between a mother and her son on Ingleside Avenue.

6:20 p.m. – A woman comes into the station to inquire about a restraining order against her son’s ex-girlfriend. Woman was instructed to seek the order in the morning at East Boston District Court, as the ex-girlfriend in question lives out of town.

11:53 p.m. – Police respond to Shirley Avenue on a report of a domestic dispute. Apparently, the dispute stemmed from a family’s outrage over a man, approximately 45 years old, sending text messages to their daughter. According to police, the messages contained some sexual content.

February 24

10:19 a.m. – A man reports that some entered his parked car on Sea Foam Avenue and stole cash and two bottles of prescription medications.

12:38 p.m. – WPD asks the DPW to investigate a possible sewer line break at the a National Grid worksite on Pico Avenue.

2:39 p.m. – Several calls report a dispute between a woman and the father of her child. Officer Hickey spoke to both parties and order was restored.

February 25

4:30 a.m. – A River Road man is arrested after WPD receive a call from a woman saying her boyfriend had just assaulted her.

4:24 p.m. – A woman, age 22, is arrested on outstanding warrants after police receive a tip from her stepmother.

7:10 p.m. – DPW is notified after a Pleasant Street resident calls to report that water is beginning to flood the rear of her house.

7;13 p.m. – A caller reports a poll is swinging back and forth between a parking lot and automotive garage. Aluminum poll is on private property on Veterans Road.

7:30 p.m. – Officers asked to BOLO for a white pick-up truck that allegedly drove by and “paint-balled” a home on Beal Street.

7:35 p.m. – A woman reports that two male passengers in her silver Mercedes, took her car while she was inside a pizza shop.

8:07 p.m. – WPD fields several reports of water breaking through the ramp boards on Shore Drive. Department of Conservation and Recreation is notified.

9:51 – A caller reports that a telephone poll is leaning over on Mermaid Avenue. DPW is notified.

8:05 p.m. – A female calls to report that she has just been struck by a taxi on Dolphin Avenue. By the time officers arrive, the woman had been transported to the hospital. Taxi drive is on site.

11:32 p.m. – WPD, WFD and DPW respond to Douglas Street, where a downed tree has damaged a car and taken down wires. National Grid is going to shut down power.

11:55 p.m. – A vehicle strikes a tree on Hadassah Way. No injuries are reported.

February 26

12:41 a.m. – A detail officer is assigned to Orlando Avenue at Bartlett Parkway, where a downed tree is resting on wire. National Grid is notified.

(NOTE: For the next several hours, WPD received several calls about downed trees and tree limbs, sparking transformers and electrical wires, flooding and other problems related to the stormy weather.)

2:22 a.m. – A call of a suspicious mail on Shore Drive is investigated by Officer Jaworski. The man lives in the area and was moving his car.

11:54 a.m. – A woman reports that her cell phone was stolen.

2:39 p.m. – The head security guard at Governors Park reports that a male is inside a building, yelling and screaming and saying that he won’t leave until the police show up. WPD responds but the man had left.

2:57 p.m. A truck driver is cited for blocking traffic on Walden Street.

3:27 p.m. – The ACO is notified that there is a dead cat the end of Bayou Street.

6:19 p.m. – A man calls to report that his brother is suicidal. WPD locates the man on the Belle Isle Bridge and he is transported to Boston City Hospital.

8:22 p.m. – A unit responds to a report of a party and possible underage drinking on Franklin Street. All juveniles are released into the custody of their parents.

8:51 p.m. – Officer reports two females shoving each other at the Larsen Rink. Order is rest0red, one party is transported home.

9:57 p.m. – A female reports that a brick has been thrown through the window of a Dolphin Avenue apartment by an unknown person.

11:20 p.m. – Officers respond to calls that a party is starting up again on Franklin Street.

11:21 p.m. – A Saugus man is arrested for OUI in Hannaford Park.

11:43 p.m. – A party is broken up on Hutchinson Avenue.

11:53: A Coral Avenue resident calls to report that his new Cadillac was “keyed.”

February 27

1:16 a.m. – WPD contacts the owner of a badly damaged vehicle parked behind the Dunkin’ Donuts on Revere Street. The car was on private property and not stolen. It had been “totaled” in an accident several months ago.

4:50 a.m. – A man calls to report that he just had an argument with his girlfriend, who might be contacting the police. He said no violence had occurred.

8:32 a.m. – DPW is contacted about a tree that is about to fall down on Loring Road.

10:14 a.m. – A needle is removed from Shore Drive.

12:50 p.m. – A caller reports that a woman is walking on Highland Avenue, towards Crest Avenue, yelling profanity as she passes people. The woman is located on Revere Street, and WFD and EMTs are notified.

1:26 p.m. – An Argyle Street resident reports vandalism (“tagging”) on his building. A unit responds to take a report and photos.

Legend for police blotter: 51A = a report by a state mandated reporter of child abuse or neglect; 209A order = domestic abuse prevention restraining order; A&B = assault & battery; ACO = Animal Control Officer; B&E = breaking & entering; BOLO = be on the lookout; CMVI = civil motor vehicle infraction; DSS = Department of Social Services; D/W = dangerous weapon; MGH=Mass. General Hospital; MV = motor vehicle; MVA = motor vehicle accident; OUI=Operating a MV while under the influence; RMV=Registry of Motor Vehicles; SRO=School Resource Officer; tagging = graffiti; WFD=Winthrop Fire Department; WMS=Warrant Management Service.

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