Police Blotter 06-18-2020

These are among the calls to which the Winthrop Police responded during the period of June 1-June 8.

Monday, June 1

1142: A resident came into the station to report that his personal information had been used to ship packages to a UPS store in Beverly. The officer will file a report.

1329: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Lowell and Circuit Rds. for the civil motor vehicle infraction (CMVI) of failing to stop for a stop sign. In addition, the operator was unlicensed. The officer issued a citation to the operator for the CMVI of a stop sign violation and her husband, who had a valid license, came to pick up the MV.

1542: A caller reported that he stepped into a business on Crest Ave. for five minutes, but when he returned outside, his bicycle had been stolen. An officer checked the area, but to no avail.

1630: An officer informed a person who was taking rocks from the area of Winthrop Beach near the water tower that it was illegal to do so and ordered the person to return the rocks.

1654: Officers and the Fire Dept. assisted a person who had locked a baby inside a car at the Mobil Mini-Mart. The 14-month old child was fine.

1734: An officer issued a citation to the operator of a MV for the civil infraction of failing to stop at a crosswalk for two bicyclists at Revere and Locust Sts.

1836: An officer stopped a MV on Crest Ave. for the CMVI of a one-way violation. The officer gave the operator a verbal warning.

1921: An officer had the owner of a MV that was parked facing the wrong way and obstructing the flow of traffic on Lewis Ave. to move the MV.

2103: An officer dispersed two motor vehicles from the area of Hannaford Park.

Tuesday, June 2

0739: An officer will file a report pertaining to a minor MVA involving a town truck and another MV on Loring Rd.

1151: An officer stopped a MV at Shirley St. and Ocean Ave. for a CMVI. The officer gave the operator a verbal warning. 

1303:  A Highland Ave. reported that a box that was underneath some trash on the sidewalk possibly contained a snake. The officer who responded to the scene discovered that the object inside the box was a piece of rope.

1306: A resident came to the station to report a case of fraud. The officer will file a report.

1432: An officer stopped a MV with a plate registered to another MV on Main St. The operator explained that he had just purchased the new car and had yet to complete the paperwork for the transaction. The officer informed him that he must do so within five days.

1719: A caller reported that a group of youngsters were yelling and screaming in Hannaford Park and the caller found it to be disturbing. The youths in question were five year-olds taking a karate lesson.

1744: An officer stopped two persons who were operating mopeds in an unsafe manner on Walden St. The officer gave them a warning.

1809: A caller reported that a rock wall with benches had been constructed behind the water tower and that words on the bench indicated that it was the work of anarchists.The DPW was notified.

2227: A report of a street sign at Sturgis and Shirley Sts. that was hanging was referred to the DPW.

2355: An officer directed two young females who were playing music loudly in their MV in the 400 block of Shirley St. to turn it down.

Wednesday, June 3

0000: An officer responded to a report of a group of three persons who were causing a disturbance in the middle of Sea Foam Ave. and provided assistance.

0825: A Shore Drive resident reported that her MV had been vandalized overnight. However, upon the officer responding and the owner taking a closer look, she stated that the MV already had been in that condition.

1411: An officer will file a report regarding a MV parked on Grandview Ave. with a plate that had expired on 9/30/18.

1423: An officer stopped a MV at Shirley and Siren Sts. for a registration that expired on 2/29/20. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator, who said the MV belonged to his mother.

1428: A resident came into the station to report that she had been a victim of fraud. The officer will file a report.

1430: An officer responded to a call from a resident who reported that a dog that was walking on Yirrell Beach with its owner was jumping on her. The officer located the dog owner, who is not from this area, and advised the owner that the dog cannot be on the beach.

1436: An officer directed a person playing music loudly in his MV that was parked in his driveway on Wave Way Ave. to turn down the music.

1515: An officer stopped a MV on Main St. for the CMVI of a marked lanes violation. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

1616: An officer assisted the parties at a minor MVA on Main St. The officer will file a report.

2312: An officer directed the persons having a loud house party on Sagamore Ave. to turn it down for the night.

Thursday, June 4

0859: The operator of a MV reported that his brakes gave out in the 500 block of Shirley St. and he struck a guardrail. The officer who responded stood by until the MV was towed by AAA.

1010: An officer directed the owner of a parked MV that was obstructing traffic on Triton Ave. at Shore Drive to move her MV.

1148: Officers responded to a call for medical aid on Shirley St. One person was transported to the MGH.

1153: Officers assisted with the arrest of a 33 year-old Winthrop man who had an outstanding warrant.

1428: An officer issued a parking ticket to a MV that was blocking a driveway in the 900 block of Shirley St.

1455: A resident came into the station to make a report of identity theft.

1537: The Animal Control Officer responded to a call from a Waldemar Ave. resident regarding two raccoons walking in her backyard.

1542: An officer responded to a report of an altercation between a Central St. resident and a construction worker. One of the parties allegedly spit at the other. The officer will issue a summons for a criminal complaint to one of the parties for a charge of assault.

1649: An officer issued a parking ticket to a MV that was parked on the crosswalk on Shirley St. at Yirrell Beach.

1723: An officer stopped a MV on Shore Drive for speeding and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1737: An officer stopped a motorcyclist who was not wearing a helmet on Cottage Ave. and gave him a verbal warning.

2320: An officer directed loud party-goers at a graduation party on Quincy Ave. to shut their windows.

Friday, June 5

0428: A Read St. resident reported a possible breaking & entering into his MV. A Main St. resident reported that he chased a person who had tried to break into his MV and that the suspect now was headed toward East Boston. The officers were unable to locate the suspect.

1011: The Animal Control Officer spoke to a Pleasant St. resident whose dog was unrestrained in its yard and harassing passers-by by jumping through the hedges.

1102: A resident came into the station to report that someone had attempted to use her personal information to file an unemployment claim.

1107: An officer issued a citation for speeding to an operator who was traveling at 50 mph on Walden St.

1139: An officer gave a verbal warning to an operator who had failed to stop for a stop sign at Almont St. and Veterans Rd.

1432: An officer responded to a disturbance caused by an argument about a parking spot among three neighbors on Plummer Ave. and restored the peace.

1740: A Grovers Ave. resident reported that her MV had been damaged by a hit-and-run operator. She provided a description of the other MV from camera footage and the officer will investigate.

1858: A resident came into the station to report a case of identity theft. The officer will file a report.

2052: A Sea Foam Ave. resident reported that loud construction work was going on at a neighbor’s residence. The officer directed the work to be stopped for the night.

2101: Boston P.D. reported finding a MV that previously had been reported as stolen in Winthrop.

2134: A Hale Ave. resident reported that vandals had broken a window on a neighbor’s house. The officer will file a report.

2236: A Pebble Ave. resident reported that his home had been egged.

2252: A River Rd. resident reported that a neighbor was using power tools on a boat. The officer directed the neighbor to cease doing so for the night.

2331: An officer dispersed a group of seven persons who were being loud from the parking lot at Governor’s Park.

2355: An officer spoke to the operator of a MV on Myrtle Ave. about the illegality of having blue lights in or on the MV.

Saturday, June 6

1005: An officer directed the owner of a MV parked on the No Parking side of Shirley St. at Bayview Ave. to move the MV.

1127: An officer stopped a MV for a CMVI on Terrace Ave. and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1144: An officer stopped a MV on Shore Drive at Coral Ave. and issued a citation to the operator for violating the hands-free law regarding the use of telephonic devices.

1322: An officer stopped a MV on Shirley St. at Bayview Ave. for a marked lanes violation and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1559: A Washington Ave. resident found a discarded syringe. An officer retrieved the item and brought it to the station.

1906: An officer responded to a report of a dog off its leash at Ingleside Park and chasing other dogs who were on leashes. The offending dog and its owner had left by the time the officer arrived.

1923: An officer issued a parking ticket to a MV and trailer that were blocking a driveway on Tileston Rd.

2138: An officer responded to a report of a noise disturbance between neighbors at a Summit Ave. residence. The officer restored the peace.

2328: An officer returned to the home on Summit Ave. because of the ongoing noise issue. The parties were informed to take up the matter with the landlord.

2342: Officers responded to a request for medical aid at the Daw Playground. One person was transported to the Whidden. The Animal Control Officer was called to take custody of a dog.

Sunday, June 7

0204: An officer responded to a MVA in the 700 block of Shirley St. in which a MV crashed into a telephone pole. One person was transported to the Whidden and the MV was towed. The officer followed the ambulance to the hospital.

0642: An officer issued a parking ticket for a MV that was parked too closely to the corner at Ocean Ave. and Shore Drive, making it impossible for a fire truck to make the corner.

1130: A large contingent of police officers engaged in public safety measures during the peaceful protest that occurred through the town for approximately three hours from the Massa Playground to Town Hall.

1304: Medical aid on Wave Way Ave. One person was transported to the MGH.

Monday, June 8

0110: A group of 5-7 persons who were making a lot of noise while fishing from a private barge near the Public Landing agreed to relocate for the evening.

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