Police Blotter 03-03-2011

February 21

4:18 p.m. — A Grovers Avenue resident reports her grandson is being “cyber bullied.” An officer followed up with the family.

4:45 p.m. — A resident came in to the station to retrieve his registration plates, which were seized last night because they were attached to the wrong vehicle.

10:01 p.m. — A resident came into the station to report the violation of a restraining order. She filled out a victim-witness form.

February 22

10:59 a.m. — A Temple Avenue resident reports a “suspicious motor vehicle” is parked outside of her residence overnight, and the car alarm was repeatedly activated during the night.

12:22 p.m. — WPD receives two calls about a deceased dog on Tafts Avenue. ACO VanBuskirk was notified.

12:44 p.m. — A Buchanan Street resident reports a case of identity theft on a social networking site.

2:13 p.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from a Woodside Avenue business.

5:07 p.m. — A representative of a bank came into the station to report he was threatened by a resident over the possible foreclosure of the customer’s house.

5:36 p.m. — Officers disperse a group of seven individuals from a Woodside Avenue Laundromat.

8:03 p.m. — The manager of the CVS on Woodside Avenue reports a shoplifter just left the store in a Mercury Grand Marquis. Officers were unable to locate the subject.

February 23

7:40 a.m. — A party called from the National Grid substation on Argyle Street reporting the theft of unidentified items.

8:36 a.m. — A party reports being assaulted by an unknown party. WFD and EMS were dispatched to help the victim, who reported injuries to his head and fingers.

10:15 a.m. — A head’s-up letter carrier reported that the front door to a Beacon Street resident’s home is wide open. The owner is in the hospital. An officer went through the house, found everything to be order, and secured the doors.

1:39 p.m. — A woman fell in front of her home on Wave Way Avenue. WFD and EMS were dispatched, but she refused medical attention.

2:13 p.m. — The ACO is notified about a dog that was reportedly wandering Shore Drive.

3 p.m. — A resident came into the station to report he was rear-ended by another vehicle earlier in the month. The man said that parties agreed to settle the matter among themselves, but nothing has been resolved. He is told to contact his insurance company.

4:18 p.m. — A caller from tanning salon on Crest Avenue reports that “her partner stole all of her stock.”

8:05 p.m. — Units respond to a verbal altercation at Winthrop High. All parties are advised of their rights.

9:28 p.m. — A Winthrop Street resident reports that her car was damaged Saturday by a hit-and-run driver.

February 24

11:11 a.m. — A Bowdoin Street resident reports her car was vandalized last night. An officer reports that the bolts on the front bumper were loosened.

6:31 p.m. — A caller reports a driver is operating a car erratically on Main Street. Officer McCarthy located the driver, an elderly man, as he was pulling into his driveway.

8:10 p.m. — A caller from Stoneham reports that someone from Winthrop just threatened his life. He is told to contact the Stoneham Police,

11:36 p.m. — A Read Street resident asks for assistance in getting an unwanted guest to leave his home. The woman is getting into a cab when units respond.

February 25

1:40 a.m. — An unidentified man was arrested inside the police station for being intoxicated and belligerent.

10:10 a.m. — A woman reports that a man against whom she has taken out a restraining order is parked outside her place of employment. Units respond and tell the man to leave the premises and pick up a copy of the order at the police station.

11:05 a.m. — A Orlando Avenue resident reports a case of larceny.

1:45 p.m. — An Irwin Street resident reports her upstairs neighbors are stomping on the floor. An officer talks to the neighbor, who says he was having lunch with his wife — quietly.

6:31 p.m. — WPD receives a report of rifle shots being fired in the area of Pleasant Court. Officers are unable to locate the person who was allegedly responsible, but a license plate was obtained. The car is registered to an Everett resident, and the Everett Police was notified.

8:38 p.m. — A Tewksbury Street resident reports his sister has a swollen hand. The matter is referred to the WFD, and the woman is taken to Mass General.

9:26 p.m. — An Underhill Street resident reports her car was struck by a hit-and-run driver.

February 26

12:31 a.m. — The Paul Revere Bus Co. reports having an unconscious passenger on a bus at Shirley Street and Washington Avenue.

6:51 a.m. — A Shirley Street resident reports his car was vandalized, and he suspects a neighbor’s boyfriend. The damage was reportedly a small nick on the hood of the car. Officer Curran spoke to the neighbor, who said they didn’t know anything about the incident.

12:38 p.m. — Officers respond to a Crescent Avenue residence, where a mother report her son is “out of control.” The son left the area to cool down, and all parties were advised of their rights.

1:07 p.m. — Officers respond to an Ingleside Avenue home, where a woman says she is in a “domestic situation.” It was a verbal dispute and the man agreed to leave for the time being.

3:37 p.m. — A Trident Avenue resident reports he is being threatened by his downstairs neighbor. An officer responds, and all parties are advised of their rights.

8:35 p.m. — Officers respond to the Congregational Church on Tewksbury Street, where there appears to have been a break-in. Units report “stuff strewn all around the lower level,” and that the front door was wide open.

8:45 p.m. — Officers respond to a Moore Street apartment on a report of a domestic dispute, but it was just a couple was having a loud conversation.

February 27

9:30 a.m. — Officers are dispatched to a Governor’s Drive apartment to take a report about a past breaking and entering.

9:48 a.m. — A Highland Avenue resident reports his car was broken into.

10:49 a.m. — An Upland Road resident reports his car was broken into.

12:10 p.m. — A Loring Road resident reports that her Mercedes was damaged by a hit-and-run driver.

1:08 p.m. — A Sewall Avenue resident reports her husband’s truck was broken into.

3:53 p.m. — A Grovers Avenue resident reports his car was broken into.

5:15 p.m. — A Triton Avenue resident reports her 22-year-old son will not leave her home. Units respond, and the son agreed to leave and surrender his keys.

5:16 p.m. — Officers respond to a verbal dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend on Washington Avenue.

February 28

1:28 a.m. — A person reports witnessing someone possibly stealing things from a constructing site near Short Beach.


1:38 p.m. — A Shirley Street resident reports being threatened.


3:07 p.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from Michael’s Mall.


5:25 p.m. — Officers are asked to be on the lookout for a teenager who reportedly threatened to hurt himself and others.


9:14 p.m. — Officers respond to Almont Street on a report of a fight, but one of the parties left the area by the time units responded.


10:16 p.m. — A caller reports a male staggering down Revere Street. The man was not intoxicated, but simply tired and heading home.



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