Police Blotter 01-27-2011

January 17

10:34 a.m. – A Shirley Street resident reported that her sister contacted their mother, in violation of an active restraining order. She was advised that WPD would contact the court the following day.

11:08 a.m. – Officers assist in a domestic situation in which a man wants to retrieve items from his girlfriend’s house. The woman was very upset, and all parties were advised of their rights.

12:18 p.m. – A man came into the station to report that his car was struck by another car on Walden Street.

12:36 p.m. – An Underhill Street resident reports that her vehicle was struck while it was parked in her private driveway. Officers report damage to the rear, driver’s side quarter panel.

2:15 p.m. – A Hale Avenue resident reports a possible telephone scam in which the caller said the resident had won $1,500 and, to collect, he needed to provide a checking account number and other personal information. The resident did not divulge any such info to the caller.

9:57 p.m. – A caller from Anderson, Indiana reported that he was “scammed” out of $295 by a “dog seller” in Winthrop.

11:15 p.m. – WPD advise a man and a woman of their rights, following reports that both sides were hassling the other.

January 18

12:59 p.m. – WPD place a 43-year-old resident of Baldwinville, Mass. into protective custody after a report from the Suburban Extended Stay of an unwanted guest.

4:56 p.m. – A letter carrier informs authorities that a Main Street resident he usually sees everyday has been not been around for several days. WPD follows up, and the resident was in the hospital.

January 19

9:15 a.m. – A mother reported that her intoxicated son threatened to kill her and her husband. Officers are unable to locate the subject, and the mother is told to obtain a Warrant of Apprehension.

10:57 a.m. – A Bowdoin Street resident reports that “someone is controlling her computer and other electrical devices.” Officers inform her that they need more information before they can proceed with an investigation.

11:31 a.m. – Officers stand by while a resident of the Suburban Extended Stay retrieves his personal belongings.

12:02 p.m. – At the request of a Revere Street resident who said that multiple cars are speeding on her street, an officer runs radar checks in the area. No citations were immediately given out.

12:03 p.m. – A Dean Avenue resident reports that “someone keeps stealing from her backyard.”

12:35 p.m. – A Lowell Road resident reports that he observed three white males get out of a white van and look under the cover of a sports car parked in the driveway of a neighbor’s home.

12:47 p.m. – James Dines, 43, of Baldwinville, Mass. was arrested on a Warrant of Apprehension.

2:36 p.m. – Officers respond to a domestic call on Hermon Street. It was a verbal dispute among siblings.

3:46 p.m. – A woman reports that her ex-husband might be in violation of a 209-A order by not turning in his firearm and LTC. The man is contacted, and he reports that he does not have a firearm and will provide the paperwork needed to resolve the situation ASAP.

7:11 p.m. – The ACO is notified that an employee of the Sandi Paw Boutique on Woodside Avenue was bitten by a pit bull.

7:46 p.m. – A Kennedy Road resident reports that her child’s father is banging on her door. Officers respond and the male was sent out of the area.

9:05 p.m. – Officers respond to Temple Avenue, where a caller reports someone is yelling for someone inside a house to “come out and fight him.” When officers respond, a fight is in progress and the following were arrested for disorderly conduct and other charges: Anthony Forte, 21, of Revere; two teenagers from Revere; Robert Wells, 20, of Winthrop; and Jonathan Bourinot, 23, of Winthrop.

9:28: A resident reports receiving disturbing text messages, which are coming from a computer to a home. This has been going on for almost a year. She is told to contact her cell phone carrier, which will then be in touch with the WPD. The girl’s father is aware of the situation.

11 p.m. – A Revere resident reports that her Blackberry was stolen by another female in Revere. She is told to contact the Revere Police.

January 20

10:16 a.m. – Officer Hickey located a stolen vehicle while working a detail in the area of Pleasant Park Road and Main Street. The owner of the car was notified. The car suffered damage to the interior and exterior.

1:50 p.m. – A Belcher Street resident reports that her car was stuck by a neighbor has he backed his vehicle out of a shared driveway.

5:50 p.m. – A resident reports losing her black purse on Locust Street.

10:12 p.m. – A Bowdoin Street resident reports experiencing “ongoing suspicious activity” with her home phone, cell phone and business phones. She is concerned about wiretapping.

10:25 p.m. – A Bowdoin Street resident reports her iPhone and desktop computer have been “hacked”

January 21

12 p.m. – A resident reports that a plow truck drove through Corinah Beach at a high rate of speed, spraying snow and saltwater onto her shrubs and property.

6:03 p.m. -A Court Road resident reports that people are having a party in unoccupied home. Officers find the property to be empty and secure.

6:11 p.m. – The Medical Examiner’s Office reported the death of a resident might be due to a drug overdose.

6:40 p.m. – A Putnam Street resident reports being harassed by a contractor.

7:50 p.m. – An officer settles a verbal dispute between two neighbors on Dolphin Avenue.

January 22

10:48 a.m. -  A Court Road resident reports that a console TV set has been left on the sidewalk for two weeks. WPD leave a message with the possible owner of the TV and request it be removed.

11:33 a.m. – Shamrock Towing helped a resident get into his locked car – at no charge to the town or the resident.

12:52 p.m. – A woman from Tennessee called to report that she sent $150 to an address in Winthrop to purchase a puppy. She was then told to send more money for pet insurance and shipping fees.

4:55 p.m. – A Somerset Terrace resident reports that he lost his social security card in the Foxwoods Resort Casino parking lot last night.

4:59 p.m. – A Shirley Street resident that his ex-wife was in his backyard, in violation of a restraining order. She left the area, but he wants the matter on record.

7:03 p.m. – Units respond to a verbal dispute among siblings on Otis Street.

January 23

6:16 a.m. – A caller reports he was assaulted. EMS is sent to evaluate the victim.

12:44 p.m. – A Highland Avenue resident reports finding a dog in the Temple Avenue area. The ACO is notified.


Based on Federico Fellini’s celebrated movie “81/2” and book by Arthur Kopit, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the musical “Nine” comes to SpeakEasy Stage Company with a star-studded cast, appearing now through Feb. 20, at the Roberts Studio Theatre, Stanford Calderwood Pavilion, Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont St., South End, Boston. Award winner Timothy John Smith takes the lead as Guido Contini, with his headlining harem: Julia Broder, Shana Dirik, Aimee Doherty, McCaela Donovan, Kerry A. Dowling, Jennifer Ellis, Amy Jackson, Maureen Keiller, Holly King, Cheryl McMahon, Brittany Morello, Rachel Prather, Kami Rushell Smith and Santina Umbach.  Showtimes are Wednesday, Thursday, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 4,8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Tickets, $47-$57; under 25, $25; student rush an hour before curtain, $14. Call the Box Office at 617-933-8600 or visit www.BostonTheatreScene.com.

’28 Feet’

Jonathan Mirin returns through Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, performing his one-man show, “28 Feet,” that tackles his battle with Crohn’s disease, while clowning around, using puppets, and singing and dancing to his original songs. He has entertained audiences in New York, Helsinki, Finland, Atlanta, and Boston, in this one-hour, high-energy show. Tickets are $20; seniors, students, artists, $15. For tickets, call 866-811-4111.

‘The Secret Garden’

Wheelock Family Theatre presents an original musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved novel, “The Secret Garden,” with a star-studded cast that includes Jacqui Parker, Andrew Barbato, Neil Gustafson, Katherine Leigh Doherty, Jennifer Beth Glick and more, Jan. 28-Feb. 27, at the theater located at Wheelock College, 200 The Riverway, Boston.

The play is recommended for adults and children 6 years old and older. Performances are Fridays, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday,Sunday, 3 p.m.; school vacation matinees, Feb. 22-25, at 1 p.m.; Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. Call the Box Office at 617-879-2300 or visit [email protected].

‘The Master Forger’

11:11 Theatre Company presents the true story of Han van Meegeren, a relatively unknown Dutch artist-art dealer who had to carefully recreate a painting of Johannes Vermeer to prove he was a forger and save his life, in David Wiener’s play, “The Master Forger”.

Directed by Artistic Director Brian Tuttle, the play is appearing Jan. 28-Feb. 5 at the Factory Theatre, 791 Tremont St., Boston. Performances are Jan. 28,29, Feb. 3,4,5, at 8 p.m.; Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $17; students, seniors, $15. Visit www.1111theatre.com.

Bread and Puppet Theater

Bread and Puppet Theater presents two separate performances, “the Return of Ulysses,”  Jan. 27-30, at 7 p.m., for 12-year-olds and older, (admission,$12; seniors, students, groups, $10); and family-friendly “Decapitalization Circus,” Jan. 29,30, at 4 p.m.( $10/$5; 2 years old and under, free of charge) in partnership with the Boston Center for the Arts, as part of the Cyclorama Residency Series.

An art exhibit and cheap art sale will occur Jan. 24-30,Tuesday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and extended hours on Thursday and Friday, up to and and after the evening performance, and on Saturday and Sunday, one hour before and after each matinee and evening performance, at 539 Tremont St., South End, Boston. There’s also a weeklong political art installation throughout the week, “NOLANGUAGE,” created by Artistic Director Peter Schumann, who, with his group of Vermont puppeteers, brings the group’s signature powerful imagery, masked character and giant papier-mache puppets to Cyclorama for the fifth year. For more information about Bread and Puppet Theater, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.

Philharmonia Quartett Berlin

The Celebrity Series of Boston presents the Philharmonia Quartett Berlin on Friday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m., appearing in the New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St., Boston, who will play works by Beethoven, Schubert and Shostakovich. The group is world-renowned and established among the finest string quartets globally.  Tickets are $55,$47.

Call CelebrityCharge at 617-482-6661 or visit www.celebrityseries.org or the Box Office.

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