Police Blotter 08-12-2010

August 2

1 a.m. — A noisy group of people on Shirley Street is sent home for the night.

11:15 a.m. — A caller reports that someone is using her debit card fraudulently online. She is told to report the matter to her credit union, and provide copies of the paperwork to the WPD.

12:10 p.m. — A Sunnyside Avenue resident reports that his neighbor placed dog excrement on his porch. Officers spoke to the neighbor, who indicated that the caller’s dog relieved himself on her lawn; she bagged the material and placed it on his porch for him to dispose of.

1:51 p.m. — After a call from a concerned motorist, WPD talk to the family members of an elderly driver who was reportedly operating his car erratically. The family agreed that they should make different traveling arrangements.

2:10 p.m. — Officers serve a 209-A order to male on Irwin Street.

2:30 p.m. — An Almont Street residents reports a “young skunk” is roaming around his backyard, periodically collapsing. The skunk, he also reports, “appears disoriented.” (It would seem to be a clear case of something being drunk as a skunk, no?)

6:11 p.m. — More skunk issues, this time on Kennedy Road, where the ACO is asked to put down a diseased skunk.

7:31 p.m. — Chris Silva, 18, of Revere, is arrested on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon in the area of Hannaford Park on Highland Avenue.

8:16 p.m. — A Cliff Avenue resident reports the chain on his door was broken but nothing is missing from his residence.

11:16 p.m. — A female reports that someone threw an egg at her car on Chester Avenue. An officer finds bits of shell on the ground but nobody was in the area. Another call came from the same address at 11:53, and WPD was able to obtain a license plate number. No word on whether the case was cracked open.

August 3

12:54 a.m. — Edward J. Moyer, 68, of Winthrop was arrested on domestic assault and battery charges, the violation of an abuse prevention order and a threat to commit a crime.

2:37 a.m. — Three people at a condo on Grovers Avenue are told to take their get-together inside.

3:42 a.m. — A couple in a parked car on Nahant Avenue is sent on their way.

6:44 a.m. — An injured raccoon is reported at the Winthrop Golf Club.

10:37 a.m. — A Coral Avenue resident reports that he has just been assaulted by a contractor he hired to work on his property.

10:39 a.m. — An Overlook Drive resident reports the presence of possible “pry” marks on her backdoor, but officers find no damage or evidence of an attempted break-in.

12:04 p.m. — A caller reports he was assaulted at Revere and Hutchinson streets by a man “who opened a vehicle door and hit him with it.” An officer will talk to both parties and fill out a report.

3:41 p.m. — Officers escort a man to retrieve some personal belongings from a residence owned by a woman who has taken out a restraining order against him.

4:24 p.m. — A man calls from Shore Drive to report that someone is trying to intimidate him. An officer talks to both parties, and the caller agrees to move farther down the sea wall.

5:37 p.m. — A caller says someone drove a car onto the grass is Coughlin Park, and then proceeded to hit golf balls all over the park, endangering children.

10:14 p.m. — A caller reports motor vehicles are driving up and down Bartlett Road the wrong way, with their lights off. Officers are unable to locate the culprits.

11:10 p.m. — A caller reports that a group of partygoers on Jefferson Street are fighting. All units respond and clear out everyone except the tenants.

August 4

1:38 a.m. — A caller from Shore Drive reports yelling from a nearby driveway, as well as the sound of glass breaking. A search reveals nothing.

4:16 a.m. — A caller reports a man is sleeping in a jeep in the area of Pleasant Court. An officer responds and finds that the man fell asleep in his car while parked in front of his house.

7:29 a.m. — A Bates Avenue resident found a white, shaggy dog on the street. After she put the dog in her backyard it escaped and is running around again.

8:57 a.m. — A caller reports being concerned about the safety of an intoxicated male, but he was well into East Boston by the time the call was received.

10:54 a.m. — A Shirley Street resident reports she has not seen her son since Monday. Fortunately, she called back a short time later to say she had made contact with him.

11:31 a.m. — A woman reports being the victim of harassment on two different occasions by the same man. During the second incident, the suspect was reportedly wearing a surgical mask.

7:55 p.m. — Units respond to Brookfield Road to a report of a dispute between a mother and son. The son left for the night.

8:34 p.m. — Anthony Forte, 21, of Winthrop was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

9:43 a.m. — A Shore Drive resident reports that her landlord shut off her lights.

9:41 p.m. — A resident files a “no crime” victim/witness statement regarding himself and another man. These are the same two individuals who had a dispute on the seawall on Aug. 3.

August 5

12:27 a.m. — Officers disperse a group of approximately 20 people from Yirrell Beach.

3:02 a.m. — A caller from the Executive Apartments on Veterans Road hears someone yelling from the pool area. An officer reports and finds four residents out for a swim. Officers respond a short time later after a noise complaint, and the guests are sent home for the night.

7:32 a.m. — A resident found a bag belonging to a Winthrop Firefighter, who left the item after responding to a call on Revere Street.

9:30 a.m. — A Pleasant Park Road resident reports that her black retriever was stolen from her backyard. The matter is referred to the ACO.

10:39 a.m. — A female reports her pocketbook was stolen out of her car whole it was parked on Freemont Street.

12:05 p.m. — Officer Ferullo found two abandoned bikes on Nahant Avenue and brought them to the station for safe keeping.

10:47 p.m. — A caller says he hears a female screaming on Tafts Avenue (Deer Island). Officers respond and clear out a large group of people, but they do not find a female in distress.

11:25 p.m. — Officers respond to a verbal argument on Revere Street.

11:56 p.m. — Officers clear out a large group of kids from the 7 Eleven on Revere Street.

August 6

12:26 a.m. — Dover Police call the WPD asking that it contact a Winthrop resident about a car that is parked at boat ramp in that town.

12:35 a.m. — Officers tell a group to stop working inside an auto body shop on Shirley Street.

8:18 a.m. — A Sagamore Avenue resident reports a family of raccoons is huddled together on his front porch. It is not known if this get-together violates the town’s open meeting laws.

8:28 a.m. — The ACO picks up a sick raccoon that was found at the tennis courts on Main Street. The animal was euthanized at the DPW yard.

10:29 a.m. — A Sargent Street resident reports a sick raccoon is foaming at the mouth in his backyard. The ACO is notified.

10:54 a.m. — An officer responds to Governors Drive concerning a dispute between tenants. The officer confers with management and the matter is resolved peacefully.

1:47 p.m. — A caller reports people are trespassing at 241 Washington Avenue, but officers observe no violations and are unable to locate the caller.

3:19 p.m. — A person allegedly involved in a minor accident near the Public Landing on Shirley Street reportedly left the scene by walking into a nearby yacht club, or by getting onto a boat. Officers will follow up if the person is unable to exchange papers with the other motorist.

3:24 p.m. — A Shirley Street resident states the manager of a taxi company left a threatening message with his roommate.

3:39 p.m. — A Locust Street resident reports a raccoon is in her backyard “acting strangely.” The ACO is notified.

5:16 p.m. — Officers bring in two individuals to the station, where their parents will be notified that they were observed rolling a joint.

5:54 p.m. — WFD and the Harbormaster are notified about two windsurfers who appear to be in trouble off of Yirrell Beach.

6:46 p.m. — George Rivera, 46, of Woburn, was arrested on three outstanding warrants out of the Malden District Court.

6:51 p.m. — A concerned family member is advised to fill out a missing persons report after reporting that the person in question was last seen at 3:45 p.m., and that his car was found with the motor running and the air conditioner on. Before the shift ended, the person contacted his family to report he had fallen asleep at a friend’s house.

9:07 p.m. — A large group of kids is reported at Franklin and Hermon streets.

11:50 p.m. — Residents on Lincoln Street are told to take their party indoors.

August 7

1:50 a.m. — A caller reports two people in small, blue car are bothering him. Units talk to all parties involved, and everyone is sent on their way.

3:40 a.m. — Officers ask a group of people on Nevada Street to take their party indoors.

5 a.m. — Officers standby while several cabs report to Jefferson and Winthrop streets to take home a group of partiers.

7:35 a.m. — A resident finds a small dog on Revere Street. It is returned to its owner a short time later.

1:41 p.m. — Officers are asked to BOLO for a gray Mercury that was seen driving erratically outbound on Main Street.

1:47 p.m. — A caller reports that a white male with blond hair wearing a white T-short and jeans is lying on the corner of Buchanan and River streets, surrounded by alcohol. Officers take the subject home.

2:29 p.m. — A rabid-looking raccoon is seen on Upland Road. The ACO, who is off duty, will respond.

2:33 p.m. — The ACO’s work is never done, as he is now directed to Thornton Park on a call of another sick raccoon.

4:26 p.m. — A caller reports that a car just struck another vehicle’s car window and drove away. Officers obtain the alleged offender’s license plate and will file a report.

4:43 p.m. — Callers complain about loud music coming from a party on Washington Avenue. Although the people have a permit, they agree to turn down their music.

7:32 p.m. — Officers respond to a dispute between a group of children in the area of Trident Avenue and Shirley Street.

8:07 p.m. — A caller reports hearing music on Bowdoin Street, although it is likely coming from Miller Field.

9:23 p.m. — A caller reports that two people yelled obscenities at home while he was walking on the beach.

10:18 p.m. — A Lincoln Street resident reports that someone damaged his fence.

11:06 p.m. — A security officer calls WPD asking for assistance in quieting down a party. Officers respond but the officer is nowhere in sight. Officers find two noisy apartments and ask the residents to quiet down.

11:29 p.m. — Officers respond to Short Beach on a report that someone is looking at unoccupied construction equipment. A search of the area is negative.

August 8

12:07 a.m. — Officers quiet down a party on Nevada Street after a neighbor complains that his children are being kept awake for the third consecutive night.

12:26 a.m. — A group of 30 people are cleared out of Lincoln Street home.

12:49 a.m. — Units respond to a report of a fight at Brookfield Road and Pleasant Street. One of the males, who was passed out on the street, was transported to Whidden Memorial Hospital. The other male was sent on his way.

1:04 a.m. — Officers restore the peace at a Winthrop Street home after a neighbor complained about people make noise in a pool.

2:16 a.m. — Officers remove 20 people from a home on Nevada Street and tell the residents that the next call will result in criminal charges.

2:43 a.m. — Steven Jackiewicz, 23, of Revere, is arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after an incident on Revere Street.

3:32 p.m. — A neighbor complains about a loud house party on Pleasant Street, where residents are dropping bottles off of the roof. All was quiet when officers responded, and the residents said one bottle accidentally fell to the ground.

3:54 p.m. — Units ask three people on Lowell Road to take their party inside.

8:09 a.m. — A mother reports that she hasn’t seen her son since 5 p.m. the previous evening. Officers locate the juvenile on his cell phone, and he returned home a short time later.

9:22 a.m. — A caller says the lights are still on at Miller Field. The lights were left on while crews took down the stage from a concert and were turned off shortly thereafter.

1:46 p.m. — WPD received several calls about “despondent/sick” raccoons at various locations around town. Dr. Phil … Oops … the ACO was notified.

2:08 p.m. — A Lincoln Street resident reports finding several rifle-type weapons in her basement, which were brought to the station by an officer.

5:59 p.m. — As part of an ongoing dispute, a Sunnyside Avenue resident states she continues to receive harassing phone calls from a neighbor.

8:57 p.m. — Action Ambulance transports a 34-year-old male to the hospital after he passed out while working at Dunkin’ Donuts.

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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