Police Blotter 07-14-2022

The following incident reports are among the calls to which the Winthrop Police Department responded on the listed dates. The log is a public record and available for review. All persons who are arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Monday, June 27

0955: An officer responded to a three-car, chain-reaction motor vehicle accident at the drive-thru at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Main St. One person complained of neck pain, but refused medical attention. The officer filed a report.

1013: A Tileston Rd. resident found a dead skunk in the neighborhood and placed it into a plastic bag. The DPW came by to dispose of it.

1031: A resident came into the station to report a case of fraud. The officer filed a report.

1047: An officer directed the owner of a motor vehicle that was parked in the one-hour parking zone on Shirley St. for longer than an hour to move her vehicle.

1421: An officer located a motor vehicle that had been reported as stolen out of Chelsea at Magee’s Corner. The officer arrested Anthony M. Frasca, 35, of Boston, for the criminal offenses of receiving a stolen motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. The motor vehicle was towed.

1528: The Fire Dept. assisted a couple who had locked themselves out of their car with the engine running at Belle Isle.

Tuesday, June 28

0115: An officer issued parking tickets to seven vehicles without resident parking stickers on Pleasant Park Rd.

0119: An officer issued parking tickets to two vehicles without resident parking stickers on Hillside Ave.

0126: An officer issued parking tickets to four vehicles without resident parking stickers on Fairview St.

0128: An officer issued parking tickets to three vehicles without resident parking stickers on Prospect Ave.

0129: An officer issued parking tickets to three vehicles without resident parking stickers on Faun Bar Ave.

0140: An officer issued parking tickets to two vehicles without resident parking stickers on Read St.

0142: An officer issued parking tickets to eight vehicles without resident parking stickers on Harborview Ave.

0156: An officer issued parking tickets to seven vehicles without resident parking stickers on Cottage Ave.

0201: An officer issued parking tickets to two vehicles without resident parking stickers on Crystal Cove Ave.

0210: An officer issued parking tickets to 11 vehicles without resident parking stickers on Banks St.

1009: The Animal Control Officer responded to a report of a turtle in the middle of the street on Veterans Rd. and moved the turtle back to Lewis Lake.

1156: An officer responded to a minor motor vehicle accident at Energy to Go on Shirley St. and assisted the parties with the exchange of papers.

1223: An officer responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident in which an operator who was adjusting her side view mirror was struck on her arm by a passing motor vehicle. The officer filed a report.

1508: An officer directed the owner of a motor vehicle that was slightly overhanging a driveway on Bartlett Rd. to move the vehicle.

1900: An officer directed the owner of a motor vehicle that was blocking a pedestrian walkway at Brookfield Rd. and Wheelock St. to move the vehicle.

1958: An officer directed the owner of a motor vehicle that was parked on the sidewalk on Court Rd. to move the vehicle.

2247: An officer issued parking tickets to two commercial vehicles that had been parked for longer than an hour on Marshall St.

Wednesday, June 29

0049: An officer directed the owner of a dog that was outside and barking on Loring Rd. to bring the dog in for the night.

0244: An officer issued parking tickets to two vehicles without resident parking stickers on Triton Ave.

0245: An officer issued a parking ticket to one vehicle without a resident parking stickers on Hale Ave.

0247: An officer issued parking tickets to seven vehicles without resident parking stickers on Undine Ave.

0248: An officer issued parking tickets to 12 vehicles without resident parking stickers on Siren St.

0249: An officer issued parking tickets to 10 vehicles without resident parking stickers on Grandview Ave.

1135: A tow company reported the trespass tow of a motor vehicle from Governors Park.

1148: An officer stopped a moped operator who was not wearing a helmet and had the young operator return home.

1339: An officer responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a car and a trash truck on Bowdoin St. The operator of the car refused medical treatment, but her car was towed.

1649: An officer responded to a report of persons yelling at each other at a residence on Beach Rd. The officer filed a report.

1925: An officer was flagged down by a person on Governors Drive who told the officer that his bicycle was stolen from the basketball courts at Walden St. The victim gave an address to the officer of where the bike may be located.

Thursday, June 30

0040: A resident reported finding a loose dog in the area of Washington Ave. and Winthrop St. The Animal Control Officer took the animal and contacted the dog’s owner.

0150: An officer issued parking tickets to 13 vehicles without resident parking stickers on Grovers Ave.

0159: An officer issued parking tickets to four vehicles without resident parking stickers on Quincy Ave.

1424: A resident came into the station to report a case of identity theft in which five checking accounts were opened in his name. All five accounts were overdrawn. The officer filed a report.

1700: A resident came into the station to report an assault and battery that had taken place a few days previously. The officer filed a report.

2044: Officers assisted a Kennedy Rd. resident with the removal of an unwanted person, who reportedly was under the influence, from her premises.

2126: A Sunnyside Ave. resident reported that a coyote was in the marsh area across from her house.

2259: An officer responded to a report of a disturbance between neighbors on Shirley St. involving a parking space in a  driveway. The officer restored the peace.

Friday, July 1

0907: An officer responded to a report of a dog locked in a car on Dolphin Ave. The officer spoke to the owner, who came out to get the dog.

1119: An officer assisted the parties with the exchange of papers at a minor motor vehicle accident on Pauline St.

1247: An officer stopped a motor vehicle for a civil moving infraction on Veterans Rd. and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1341: An officer stopped a motor vehicle for the civil moving infraction of a stop sign violation on Veterans Rd. and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2202: An officer directed a family playing a radio loudly in their backyard on Atlantic St. to turn it down.

Saturday, July 2

0456: Officers responded to a report of persons playing music loudly in their apartment on Buchanan St. The music-playing residents would not open their door for the officer, who will take appropriate action regarding the possible filing of an application for a criminal complaint for disturbing the peace.

0841: An officer ordered a tow for a motorcycle with no registration plates at Crystal Cove and Park Aves. The officer filed a report.

1107: An officer stopped a motor vehicle operator at Main and Walden Sts. for the civil moving infraction of using a cell phone in violation of the hands-free law. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

1237: An officer stopped a motor vehicle in which the license of the owner of the vehicle had expired and her daughter only had a learner’s permit. The officer graciously escorted the parties who drove their vehicle to their home.

1345: Officers assisted the owners of a 2-3 foot lizard that was seen walking along Kennedy Rd. with capturing the animal.

1405: An officer was flagged down by a person at a business on Revere St. who said that another person had displayed a firearm. The officer reviewed the video footage at the station and arrested Gregory J. Gill, 23, of 85 Terrace Ave., for the criminal offenses of two counts of assault by means of a dangerous weapon.

1424: Officers responded to a three-car motor vehicle accident in the 300 block of Revere St. The officer issued a citation to one of the operators for the civil moving infraction of a marked lanes violation. Three persons, one of whom was a child, were transported to the MGH. Two of the vehicles were towed.

2059: An officer stopped a motor vehicle at Main and Hermon Sts. for the civil moving infraction of operating withouut headights after dark. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2220: An officer stopped a motor vehicle on Shirley St. for the civil moving infraction of a stop sign violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2258: An officer stopped a motor vehicle on Pleasant St. for the civil moving infraction of speeding. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2331: An officer directed a group playing music loudly in their vehicle at the basketball courts on Walden St. to shut it down for the night.

2339: An officer stopped a motor vehicle on Shirley St. for the civil moving infraction of speeding. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

Sunday, July 3

1016: A person called the station to report that a motor vehicle that had been reported as stolen was recovered in Revere. A tow company was called to take the vehicle.

1153: An officer issued a parking ticket to a vehicle parked in the No Parking Here to Corner zone at Shore Drive and Cutler St.

1208: Officers responded to a report of an accident inviolving a pedestrian on Main St. The officer issued a citation to the operator of a bicycle for riding on the wrong side of the road into oncoming traffic.

1616: An officer directed persons shooting off fireworks at an Edgehill Rd. residence to cease doing so.

2053: Officers provided assistance to the parties at a minor motor vehicle accident on Sturgis St.

Monday, July 4

0034: Officers responded to a report of youths setting off fireworks at Strand Way and Wyman St. The officer made the youths clean up their debris.

0113: An officer dispersed persons sitting in their vehicles from the area of Bayview Ave.

0814: An officer issued a parking ticket to a vehicle that had been parked for two hours in the 15-minute parking area on Shirley St.

1129: A Terrace Ave. resident came into the station to report vandalism to a motor vehicle. The officer filed a report.

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