Police Blotter 02-11-2021

The following incident reports are among the calls to which the Winthrop Police Department responded on the listed dates:

Monday, Jan. 25

0934: The Animal Control Officer directed a person who had been leaving food scraps for animals at the green bars to cease doing so because it was attracting rodents to the area.

1055: Officers provided traffic control assistance to the Fire Dept. at a house fire on Paine St.

1148: A resident came into the station to report being the victim of identity fraud. The officer filed a report.

1304: A DPW worker reported finding two hypodermic syringes in the upper cemetery off Madison Ave. The officer retrieved the items and brought them back to the station for proper disposal.

1645: A resident came into the station to report being the victim of identity fraud. The officer filed a report.

1834: A motorist called the station to report being involved in an accident with a Paul Revere bus and that papers had been exchanged.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

0514: A Shirley St. resident reported that a male party walking his dog had not cleaned up the dog’s mess that the dog had left on her lawn and the dog owner then became belligerent toward her.

1128: An officer directed the owner of a motor vehicle (MV) that was parked in a No Parking zone on Overlook Drive to move the vehicle.

1354: An officer responded to a report of a disturbance between a tenant and landlord on Coral Ave. The officer spoke to both parties.

1920: An officer responded to a motor vehicle accident (MVA) at Main and Pleasant Sts. There were no injuries and one of the vehicles was towed. The officer filed a report.

Wednesday, Jan. 27

0631: An Uber driver reported that a passenger had stolen his phone. An officer provided assistance, but was unable to locate the alleged suspect.

1055: An officer responded to a report of a person playing music loudly in an apartment on Coral Ave. The officer restored the peace.

1442: A resident reported that his daughter had been approached by a male party in a motor vehicle on Putnam St. and had asked her if she wanted a ride. The officer was unable to locate a vehicle matching the description provided by the daughter. The officer filed a report.

1747: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) in the 500 block of Shirley St. for the civil infraction of a stop sign violation at Washington Ave. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

1857: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Paine and Main Sts. for a civil infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1926: An Underhill St. resident reported the theft of an expensive camera from her premises. The officer filed a report.

2048: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Shirley St. at the public landing for the civil infraction of operating without headlights after dusk. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2123: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) in the 200 block of Winthrop St. for a civil infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2223: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Main St. for a civil infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2228: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Main St. for a civil infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator. Another person responded to the scene to take control of the MV.

2251: An officer dispersed persons parked in two vehicles from Hannaford Park. The parties were informed that the park is closed after dark.

Thursday, Jan. 28

0030: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Main and Beal Sts. for the civil infraction of operating with defective equipment. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

0129: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Main St. for the civil infraction of a red light violation. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

1018: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) for speeding at 50 m.p.h. in a school zone on Walden St. The officer issued a citation to an 18 year-old Winthrop man for the criminal offense of unlicensed operation of a MV and for the civil infraction of speeding. A licensed operator arrived on the scene to take control of the vehicle.

1929: An officer dispersed persons parked in a vehicle from Hannaford Park. The parties were informed that the park is closed after dark.

1951: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Sturgis St. for the civil infraction of a stop sign violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

Friday, Jan. 29

0143: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Madison Ave. and Winthrop St. for a civil infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator. 

1142: An elderly resident reported that he gave the Medicare card numbers belonging to himself and his wife to a scammer over the telephone. The officer filed a report.

1454: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on River Rd. for the civil infraction of a stop sign violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator. 

1713: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Veterans Rd. for the civil infraction of a stop sign violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator. 

2007: An officer dispersed persons who were parked in two vehicles from Hannaford Park. The parties were informed that the park is closed after dark.

Saturday, Jan. 30

0135: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Main St. for the civil infraction of a red light violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator. 

1024: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Main St. for the civil infraction of a red light violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator. 

1159: An officer directed a person whose vehicle had broken down in the middle of Hutchinson St. to push the vehicle to the side of the roadway until his AAA tow truck arrived.

1643: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Magee’s Corner that had been reported as stolen. Officers requested the narcotics K-9 from the Revere P.D. to come to the scene. The officers arrested two persons: Brian A. Rodrigues, 27, of Norwood, for the criminal offenses of receiving stolen property valued at over $1200 and illegal possession of a Class B controlled narcotic substance; and Mohamed Chakib Haddad, 28, of 355 Winthrop St., for the criminal offense of receiving stolen property valued at over $1200.

1910: A person called to report that she was picking up a food order at a local restaurant with her three-year old child when she was assaulted by another female, who threw her to the ground. The officer spoke to the suspect who admitted to the allegation. The officer informed the suspect that she will be receiving a court summons in the mail.

2150: A repossession company reported the repo of a MV.

2244: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Paine and Main Sts. for the civil infraction of a stop sign violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

Sunday, Jan. 31

0035: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Pleasant St. and Girdlestone Rd. for the civil infraction of obstruction of a registration plate. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

0120: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Shirley and Cutler Sts. for the civil infraction of a stop sign violation. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

1212: An officer responded to a motor vehicle accident (MVA) on Revere St. involving a parked MV in which the other MV fled the scene. A passenger who was in the parked MV provided the plate number of the MV that drove off to the officer. The officer will try to make contact with the owner of the MV that fled the scene.

1808: An officer responded to a report of a disturbance at the Crystal Cove Inn involving breaking glass and a female yelling for help. The officer restored the peace and filed a report.

2313: A Nevada St. resident called the station to report hearing what sounded like a motor vehicle accident. The officer who responded determined that two parked vehicles had been sideswiped by another MV that had fled the scene. Witnesses gave a description of the offending vehicle.

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