Monday, August 16
12:10 AM: Officer Turner responded to a report of a loud group on a balcony at Governor’s Drive. He ordered the group inside for the night.
6:53 AM: A caller reported three individuals were in a MV on Grandview ave. and that they were changing their clothes. The caller said that the MV had been in the area for the past few days. Offs. Turner and S. Delehanty responded and arrested Charles Bean, 31, of Weymouth, on five outstanding warrants. The officers sent the others from the area.
8:49 AM: A man was struck by a MV at Energy to Go and was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
9:46 AM: The Chelsea ACO was asked to respond to a report of a sick raccoon at Seal Harbor.
11:02 AM: A Pebble ave. resident reported that a wall on her property had been struck over the weekend by a MV.
2:22 PM: Officers restored the peace upon responding to a report of a verbal domestic disturbance between a mother and daughter.
2:30 PM: The Chelsea ACO was asked to respond to a report of a raccoon in the street on Grovers ave.
3:12 PM: Officers responded to a MVA on Quincy ave. One MV was towed.
4:27 PM: A Quincy ave. resident reported a Jack Russell Terrier was loose in the area.
5:21 PM: A resident reported that his son was acting out of control. Officers arrested Christopher Michael Sinatra., 22, on charges of illegal possession of a Class A controlled narcotic substance (subsequent offense), carrying a dangerous weapon, and malicious destruction of property over $250.
5:36 PM: A caller reported that his MV was struck by a hit & run operator in a parking lot on Revere st.
11:39 PM: Off. Grimes dispersed a noisy group from Gov. Drive.
Tuesday, August 17
1:08 AM: An officer dispersed a group of youths from the area of the tennis courts at Gov. Drive.
3:20 AM: Offs. Grimes and Silva responded to a report of a verbal argument between ex-spouses. The male left the area.
6:54 AM: A report of a dead skunk on Chester ave. was referred to the DPW.
9:09 AM: The DPW reported vandalism at Daw Playground.
11:46 AM: A person came into the station to report that her MV had been keyed the day before while she was at work on Shirley st.
2:55 PM: An officer served a local resident with a copy of a 209A order issued by the Malden District Court.
3:00 PM: An officer served a local resident with a copy of a 209A order issued by the Lowell District Court.
7:18 PM: The Chelsea ACO responded to a report of a raccoon in a backyard on Terrace ave. The raccoon was a juvenile who had separated from his family and was shooed off the premises by the ACO.
7:35 PM: A Siren st. resident reported that she and her family were trapped in their pool by a raccoon. The Chelsea ACO responded, noticed that the animal appeared lethargic, and took it away.
9:34 PM: Officers responded to a report of a man on a bike who was on the ground at Main st. and Amelia ave. The officers found the man was sleeping and upon awakening him, he assaulted them. The officers arrested Russell J. Arsenault, 34, of 56 Locust st., on charges of carrying a dangerous weapon (4th offense), disturbing the peace, assault & battery upon a police officer, and resisting arrest.
Wednesday, August 18
7:57 AM: Off. Armitstead responded to a report of a MVA on Trident ave. and arranged for the parties to exchange papers.
9:41 AM: A report of a sick raccoon on a porch on Sunnyside ave. was referred to the Chelsea ACO, who captured the animal.
11:43 AM: A Bellevue ave. resident reported that his MV had been vandalized overnight.
12:04 PM: Off. S. Perrin responded to a MVA on Woodside ave. and assisted the parties with the exchange of papers.
12:06 PM: A report of wires down on Hermon st. was referred to the Fire Dept.
12:28 PM: A worker on Shore Drive reported that he had just observed someone break into and steal a MV. Officers responded and stopped the MV on Crest ave. State Police arrived and arrested Damien Centrella, 36, of Malden, on a charge of B&E int a MV with intent to commit a felony.
3:44 PM: Officer Armitstead responded to a report from a Main st. resident of an animal stuck inside a barrel. An officer tipped over the barrel and a possum ran away.
5:11 PM: Officers dispersed a group of rowdy youths from the area of Franklin and Cross sts.
5:43 PM: A 209A order was received to be served upon a local resident named as the defendant.
6:06 PM: A Washington ave. resident reported a B&E.
8:41 PM: A report of a trash fire was referred to the Fire Dept.
10:45 PM: Officers dispersed a large group of youths from the area of Revere st. near Main st.
10:47 PM: Officers responded to a report of a group of youths making noise in the rear of a building at Gov. Drive. One youth will be summoned to court for trespassing.
Thursday, August 19
12:43 AM: Off. Freeman dispersed a loud group from the Public Landing.
1:38 AM: Offs. Freeman and Grimes ordered a noisy group on Kennedy rd. to take it inside for the night.
9:49 AM: A Dolphin ave. resident reported that his MV had been vandalized overnight.
4:31 PM: A report of a sick raccoon in a yard on Faun Bar ave. was referred to the Chelsea ACO.
6:38 PM: A report of a sick raccoon in a yard on Cottage ave. was referred to the Chelsea ACO.
7:30 PM: Offs. Brown and McCarthy dispersed a group of youths from the skate park at Ingleside Park.
9:06 PM: Officers dispersed a group of youths from the area of Harvard st.
Friday, August 20
12:39 AM: Offs. Bonavita and Carter stopped a disturbance on Wave Way ave.
2:23 AM: An officer dispersed a small group of youths who had congregated at the entrance gate at Gov. Drive.
4:10 AM: Officers responded to a report of youths walking on Locust st. and checking MV doors. The faceplate of a Pioneer radio was found in the possession of one of the five suspects, but he said it belonged to his brother. An officer seized the faceplate to be given to the purported owner and the officers transported two juveniles home to their parents.
5:55 AM: Officers recovered a stolen MV that had crashed into the ditch and dumped at Cross and Main sts. The MV apparently had been taken on a joy ride through the golf course. The ignition in the steering column had been punched.
8:23 AM: Winthrop officers assisted State Police with the arrest of Ralph Sordillo on a charge of violating a 209A order.
9:04 AM: Off. S. Perrin ordered a tow for a MV on Shirley st. with an expired registration.
11:21 AM: A caller reported that a sick racoon was on the ramp at the Public Landing. The matter was referred to the Chelsea ACO, though he was unavailable at the time. (The Winthrop and Revere ACOs were on vacation.)
12:45 PM: A MV operator reported that his MV was struck by a hit & run operator on Veterans rd.
2:13 PM: Off. Brown stopped a MV at Delby’s Corner and issued a citation to the operator, a Winthrop resident, for the CMVI of failing to stop for a stop sign.
2:14 PM: Officers and Fire Department personnel responded to a stabbing on Winthrop st. in which the victim was stabbed in the face. The matter is being investigated.
2:58 PM: Off. Armitstead responded to a MVA at Pleasant st. and Brookfield rd. The officers assisted the parties with the exchange of papers and issued a citation to one operator for the CMVI of failing to stop for a stop sign.
3:28 PM: Officers responded to another MVA involving three MVs at Pleasant st. and Brookfield rd. The officers assisted the parties with the exchange of papers
6:37 PM: Lieut. Scarpa stopped a MV on Revere st. and issued a citation to the operator, a Winthrop resident, for the criminal offense of operating a MV with a suspended license.
9:05 PM: Off. S. Hickey responded to a report of four dogs barking in a yard on River rd. He ordered the owner to take the dogs in for the night.
Saturday, August 21
12:45 AM: The White Hen Pantry reported a shoplifting incident.
1:35 AM: State Police asked for assistance in dealing with a person who was shooting paint balls at persons on the seawall from his second floor porch on Shore Drive.
3:37 AM: Officers dispersed a group of youths from a rear parking lot at Gov. Drive.
11:14 AM: A caller reported that her spare tire was stolen on Shirley st. while she was trying to change it.
3:18 PM: A caller reported that her friend was struck by a hit and tun operator on Shirley st.
5:18 PM: A tow was ordered for a van blocking the street on Terrace ave.
Sunday, August 22
12:44 AM: Officers dispersed a group of youths hanging out at Beacon Circle.
1:54 AM: Off. Ferullo stopped a MV on Wilshire st. and issued a criminal citation to the operator for operating a MV with a suspended license.
2:25 AM: Officers responded to a report of a fight at the White Hen. They placed a 21 year old local resident into protective custody.
6:54 AM: A caller reported that the rear registration plate of his MV had been stolen overnight while parked at a friend’s house on Revere st.
10:59 AM: The ACO from Wellfleet called the Winthrop P.D. to report that she has a dog belonging to a local resident.
10:25 PM: A caller reported that a MV had just backed into his camper and fled the scene. The incident occurred in the parking lot of the former Dalrymple School.
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.