Police Blotter 03-18-2021

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

Monday, March 1

0036: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Magee’s Corner for the civil infraction of a stop sign violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

0417: An officer responded to a report of a noise disturbance and restored the peace.

1119: A towing company reported the trespass tow of a motor vehicle (MV) from the parking lot at Governors Park. The MV had extensive damage and the registration plate on the MV had been canceled.

1251: An officer stopped a MV at Revere and Almont Sts. The officer determined that the operator’s out-of-state license was suspended. The officer directed the operator to obtain a Mass. license and issued a citation to the operator.

1428: Officers responded to a report of shoplifting at the CVS in the Centre. The officers were informed that the suspects had left the scene in a minivan. Officers stopped the vehicle at the Belle Isle Bridge and arrested two persons: Santiago B. Ramirez, 22, of East Boston, for the criminal offenses of shoplifting by concealing merchandise and receiving stolen property under $1200; and Brittany Marie Choukas, 33, of 800 Governors Drive, for the criminal offense of shoplifting by asportation (2nd offense). The motor vehicle was towed.

1854: A resident came into the station to report fraudulent activity on her credit card. The officer filed a report.

1913: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Sunnyside Ave. and Francis St. for the civil infraction of a one-way violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2005: A Plummer Ave. resident reported that his MV had been struck while parked by a hit-and-run operator. The officer filed a report.

2020: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Shirley and Cross Sts. for the civil infraction of an equipment violation. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

Tuesday, March 2

0443: Officers assisted MWRA personnel with the removal of a large trampoline that was in the middle of Tafts Ave.

0739: An Almont St. resident who reported that there was a dead skunk on her property was informed that she must hire a private contractor to remove the skunk.

0935: A Beach Rd. resident reported finding a stray dog with no collar. The resident was able to reunite the dog with its owner.

1004: An officer responded to a two-car accident on Main St. near the bridge. There were no injuries and the officer filed a report.

1150: An officer responded to another two-car accident on Main St. near the bridge. There were no injuries and the officer assisted the parties with the exchange of papers.

1320: A resident came into the station to report being a victim of identity theft. The officer filed a report.

1353: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Magee’s Corner for the civil infraction of making an illegal turn. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1535: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Main and Read Sts. for the civil infraction of a red light violation. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

1712: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Pauline St. for a civil infraction. The operator said he was not familiar with the area and the officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1720: A towing company reported the trespass tow of a MV on Trident Ave.

2257: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Brookfield Rd. and Ingleside Ave. for the civil infraction of a headlight violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2318: An officer issued a parking ticket to a MV parked on the sidewalk on Forrest St.

Wednesday, March 3

0227: An officer on directed patrol issued six parking tickets on Centre St.

0956: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Pleasant St. for the civil infraction of a marked lanes violation. The officer issued a citation to the operator and informed the operator, who had crossed the yellow line to pass another vehicle, that she also could have been cited for the criminal offense of driving to endanger.

1145: A towing company reported the trespass tow of a MV from Governors Park.

1159: An officer gave a verbal warning to a person who had left her child unattended in her vehicle while she ran into a store on Main St.

2052: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Shirley St. for the civil infraction of a one-way violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator, who was making a food delivery.

2332: An officer directed the occupants of a MV at Hannaford Park to disperse. The park is closed after dark.

Thursday, March 4

0016: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Jefferson St. for the civil infraction of an equipment violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

0107: A towing company reported the trespass tow of two vehicles from Governors Park.

0207: An officer on directed patrol issued a parking ticket to a vehicle on Palmyra St.

0236: An officer on directed patrol issued four parking tickets in the area of Atlantic St.

0322: An officer on directed patrol issued 23 parking tickets in the area of Shirley St.

0429: An officer on directed patrol issued 10 parking tickets in the area of River Rd.

1211: A tow company reported the trespass tow of a vehicle from Governors Park.

1244: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) near the Belle Isle Bridge that had been reported as stolen and arrested Shawn DeAndrae Garner, 28, of Wakefield, for the criminal offenses of operating a MV with a suspended license and failing to return a leased MV.

1627: A resident reported finding two hypodermic syringes by the maintenance building in the cemetery on River Rd. The caller remained on the scene until an officer arrived to retrieve the needles to bring them back to the station for proper disposal.

1800: A resident reported that he had been the victim of a scam over the phone involving $3500 in gift cards. The officer filed a report.

Friday, March 5

0706: A Morton St. resident reported a breaking & entering (B&E) into her motor vehicle (MV) overnight. The officer filed a report.

0843: A Main St. resident reported that both of her family’s motor vehicles had been broken into overnight. Nothing was taken, but there was damage to a window on one of the vehicles.

1212: An officer directed the owner of a MV blocking a driveway on Nevada St. to move the vehicle.

1505: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on River Rd. for the civil infraction of speeding. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2231: An officer directed persons in a MV at Hannaford Park, which is closed after dark, to disperse.

2251: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Pleasant St. for the civil infraction of speeding. The officer issued a citation to the operator.

2334: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Winthrop St. for the civil infraction for a headlight violation. The officer directed the operator to turn on his headlights.

Saturday, March 6

0902: The Animal Control Officer explained the town’s leash and dog licensing by-laws to the owners of two dogs in the area of River Rd.

1008: A Main St. resident reported a B&E into her MV overnight and that damage was caused to a seat by a cigarette burn.

1329: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Cross St. for a civil infraction. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1636: An officer responded to a report of an incessantly barking dog on Shore Drive. The officer spoke to the owner of the dog, who said she will address the problem.

1915: An officer responded to a two-car accident in the 200 block of Main St. in which both airbags deployed. Two persons were transported to the MGH and both vehicles were towed.

2138: A resident reported a B&E into her home. The officer filed a report.

Sunday, March 7

1209: An officer directed the owner of a MV parked at a hydrant on Beacon St. to move the MV.

1939: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Pleasant St. and Waldemar Ave. for the civil infraction of making an illegal turn at a red light where not permitted . The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1950: A Winthrop St. resident reported the theft of an Amazon package from his doorstep. The officer filed a report.

2115: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Winthrop and Atlantic Sts. for the civil infraction of a red light violation. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

2233: An officer provided assistance at a fire on Pleasant St. 2307: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Shore Drive and Grovers Ave. The officer issued a citation to the operator for the criminal offense of operating a MV with a suspended license. The MV was towed

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