Police Blotter 04-14-2011

April 4

12:33 p.m. — A Centre Street resident reports a possible case of fraud involving an asphalt company she hired to repave her driveway.

12:49 p.m. — A resident reports a “suspicious person with binoculars in the rear seat of a car” at Shore Drive and Veterans Road. An officer speaks to the woman, who was writing poetry.

2:11 p.m. — An officer asks someone from a moving company to move his truck from Revere Street. The company was using a crane to move items into a home.

2:12 p.m. — An officer asks the driver of an asphalt truck to move his equipment off of Main Street.

3:17 p.m. — A resident came into the station to report his front license plate is missing.

3:24 p.m. — An Enfield Road resident reports that some used his credit card for unauthorized purchases totaling $300.

5:47 p.m. — WPD receives two calls about a man hitting a woman at Wave Way and Shore Drive. The dispute was verbal only, and all parties were advised of their rights.

6:04 p.m. — A Governor’s Drive resident reports that someone stole his driver’s side windshield wiper.

6:55 p.m. — A caller reports a dispute involving two males and a female on Main Street. The caller believes there is drug-related activity at two nearby addresses.

April 5

7:14 a.m. — An officer retrieves and disposes of approximately 10 medical syringes from an area near Atlantic and Hermon streets.

11:47 a.m. — WPD has a vehicle towed from in front of the Senior Center on Harvard Street. The car was apparently dropped off the night before by a tow truck. The car’s airbags were deployed, and it had obviously been involved in an accident.

11:57 a.m. — WFD and EMTs are dispatched to the Winthrop Housing Authority, where someone is reportedly having an “anxiety attack.”

2 p.m. — A Siren Street resident alleges that her landlord entered her apartment without permission. The call is reportedly part of an ongoing dispute.

April 6

1:22 a.m. — A car is sent from Hallaford Beach on Nahant Avenue.

11:27 a.m. — A Wilshire Street resident found a backpack on the roof of his house. The backpack reportedly belongs to one Michael Saccobasin, who was arrested and charged with breaking and entering at that residence two weeks previous. The bag was turned over to the arresting officer.

11:39 a.m. — A Morton Street resident reports that his neighbor’s five dogs have been barking since early this morning.

6:41 p.m. — Units respond to a verbal dispute between a man and a woman on Coral Avenue.

9:19 p.m. — A car was struck in the rear bumper by an unknown vehicle sometime during the afternoon at Town Hall.

9:28 p.m. — A River Road resident reports that he was assaulted, and is bleeding from the eye. Officer and WFD respond.

April 7

9:16 a.m. — A driver is given a speeding citation on Pleasant Street.

9:16 a.m. — A caller reports that he struck a cat on Tafts Avenue. The ACO is notified.

10:36 a.m. — A woman called to report she was just threatened by a woman wielding a broken bottle. Officers are unable to locate the other woman.

3:42 p.m. —  A Siren Street resident alleges that her landlord walked into her apartment without her permission. An officer spoke to the landlord. A short time later, officers were sent back to the rooming house, where the resident claimed the landlord was refusing to leave her apartment. He left as units respond. A third call was taken less than a half-hour later, and the landlord was reminded that he can’t enter the unit unless there is an emergency.

6:45 p.m. — A Shirley Street resident reports that his wallet from a restaurant on Shirley Street.

April 8

2:58 a.m. — A female caller reports that her boyfriend came by her friend’s house and took her pocketbook. When she tried to take it back, he grabbed her and began dragging her along the sidewalk. The incident happened in Boston, and the boyfriend resides in Winthrop. The victim said she will stay at her friend’s house for the night, and will seek a restraining order in the morning.

6:42 a.m. — A Bowdoin Street resident reports that someone left three bags of yard waste in front of his house.

8:52 a.m. — A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on Revere Street.

9:12 a.m. — A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on Revere Street.

11:17 a.m. — A woman reports the violation of a restraining order by her daughter.

1:28 p.m. — A Main Street property owner reports a break-in.

6:37 p.m. — Officers successful settle a dispute between an employee at Twist ‘N Shake and a customer.

7:24 p.m. — A Nevada Street resident reports a possible scam involving a phone caller asking for credit card information in exchange for a $5 million prize.

9:11 p.m. — Officers ask a group of kids playing on Charles Street to go indoors.

11:21 p.m. — A Bayview Avenue resident reports a male with a flashlight is walking toward Shirley Street, talking to himself and pointing the light into houses. Officers are unable to locate the man.

April 9

12:44 a.m. — A large group of kids is reported in Governor’s Park, although the area is clear when units arrive,

9:11 a.m. — A man called from the Suburban Extended Stay to report that a scanner valued at $1,800 and a phone, valued at $100, were stolen from his room.

2:41 p.m. — A no-trespass order is given to two people suspected of shoplifting from the Winthrop Marketplace.

7:54 p.m. — Officers receive a call from an irate resident alleging that she was short-changed by a clerk. The tapes will be reviewed, and the matter resolved, tomorrow.

8:06 p.m. — Officers respond to a domestic dispute on Douglas Street. An officer transports the man to a motel for the evening.

April 10

8:54 a.m. — A Putnam Place resident reports that four of fence pickets were deliberately broken sometime last night.

9:46 a.m. — A Hutchinson Street resident reports that two cars parked in his driveway were egged sometime last night.

10:20 a.m. — A Governor’s Drive resident reports that his car was vandalized. The car was spray-painted and the rear lights smashed. He was unable to identify any possible suspects.

11:27 a.m. — The owner of “On a Whim” reports his boat was vandalized at Crystal Cove Marina.

1 p.m. — A resident reports he lost his wallet at a store in town this morning.

3:45 p.m. — Two youths riding a moped erratically in the area of St. John’s The Evangelist Church were stopped by officers at Hermon and Lincoln streets. The moped was taken home by a third party.

4:58 p.m. — A resident reports that another woman stole her keys from an ATM machine on Bartlett Road. She waited at the site for an hour, but the woman never returned.

6:16 p.m. — Officers respond to Pleasant Street on a domestic call involving a father and daughter.


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