Police Blotter 07-15-2021

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 are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Monday, June 28

2029: A caller reported that teenagers were operating a pick-up truck in the Court Park area and that one of the youths was riding on a running board. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

Tuesday, June 29

0720: An officer issued a parking ticket to a vehicle parked in the No Parking zone in the construction area on Pond St. 
0827: An officer responded to a report of suspicious activity on Woodside Ave. and filed a report.
1510: A Shirley St. resident reported that her motor vehicle (MV) was struck by a hit-and-run operator while her MV was parked. There was damage to the front bumper on the driver’s side. The officer filed a report.
1824: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Revere St. for a civil moving infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator.
1849: An officer issued a parking ticket to a vehicle parked on the sidewalk on Revere St.
2119: An officer issued a parking ticket to a vehicle parked in a No Parking area near the tennis courts at Seal Harbor.

Wednesday, June 30

0916: A Shirley St. resident reported that her motor vehicle had been struck and damaged by a hit-and-run operator while parked overnight. The officer filed a report.
1104: A resident who is selling her home and was cleaning out her basement found an older-model shotgun and a box of shells. An officer came by to bring the firearm and shells back to the station and filed a report.
1514: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) on Revere St. for a civil moving infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator.
1646: An officer directed the owner of a vehicle parked in the No Parking area at the corner of Bartlett Rd. and Egleton Park to move the vehicle.
1707: An officer assisted the Harbormaster with aiding a jet skier in distress in the area of the 900 block of Shirley St.
2316: A repossession company reported the repo of a motor vehicle on Hermon St.

Thursday, July 1

0305: An officer responded to a report of a group of persons arguing in the street on Crest Ave. The officer determined that the argument was between an Uber driver and his passengers. The officer restored the peace.
0737: An officer provided assistance to a person whose boat fell off her trailer at Beach Rd. and Myrtle Ave. The officer helped move the boat and trailer to the side of the road.
1117: A tow company reported the trespass tow of a vehicle from Veterans Rd.
1128: A tow company reported the trespass tow of a vehicle from Veterans Rd.
1220: The owner of a house on Fremont St. showed footage of a person illegally dumping trash into his dumpster. The officer spoke to the parties involved.
1300: A person reported a road rage incident in which the operator of another vehicle threw a soda at her vehicle. There was no damage to her vehicle and the officer was unable to locate the operator of the other vehicle.

Friday, July 2

0108: An officer issued parking tickets to three vehicles without stickers on Bellevue Ave.
0937: A caller reported that her dog got loose and knocked over a child at the Gorman-Ft. Banks elementary school. An ambulance was called, but medical attention was refused. The Animal Control Officer will investigate and file a report.
1001: A motor vehicle owner reported that his parked vehicle was struck and damaged by a hit-and-run operator on Putnam St. An officer will try to obtain video footage of the incident from nearby businesses.
1235: A resident came into the station to report a past larceny. The officer filed a report.
1701: A Main St. resident reported that both of her vehicles that were parked overnight were struck and damaged by a hit-and-run operator.
1901: An officer issued a $300 parking ticket to a vehicle parked in the handicapped spot in the 600 block of Shirley St.
2237: An officer stopped a motor vehicle in the 300 block of Main St. for the civil moving infraction of making an illegal left turn. The officer gave a verbal warning to the operator.

Saturday, July 3

0143: An officer responded to a report of loud music from an outside party on Triton Ave. The music was turned off by the time the officer arrived.
0232: An officer arrested a 39 year-old Winthrop resident on an outstanding warrant.
0842: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Shore Drive and Irwin St. for a civil moving infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator.
0851: An officer issued a parking ticket to a vehicle parked in the handicapped spot at Shore Drive and Ocean Ave.
1211: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Main and Wilshire Sts. for the civil moving infraction of a red light violation. The officer issued a citation to the operator.
1354: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Main and Pleasant Sts. for the civil moving infraction of an equipment violation (defective windshield). The officer issued a citation to the operator.
1426: An officer stopped a person operating a scooter at Main and Read Sts. and informed him that he cannot operate a scooter with a suspended license. The officer told the operator that if he does so agan, he will be cited and subject to arrest.
1827:  An officer stopped a motor vehicle with an expired registration on Shirley St. The registration had expired on June 30. The officer directed the owner to leave the vehicle on private property until the registration is renewed.
2125: An officer issued a parking ticket to a vehicle parked in the No Parking zone on Irwin St.
2237: An officer moved along three vehicles that were parked on Plummer Ave. The owners had been at a house party on the street.

Sunday, July 4

0325: An officer directed persons at a loud party in the 300 block of Winthrop St. to shut it down for the night.
1126: An officer stopped a motor vehicle (MV) at Sheryl Lane and Perkins St. for a civil moving infraction and gave a verbal warning to the operator.

1912: A caller reported that his dog, which was on a leash, was attacked and bitten by a brown pit bull that was off a leash with no owner in sight. The incident occurred on Pauline St. near the CVS parking lot.

2102: A Somerset Ave. resident reported that there was a dog on the loose with no collar. The Animal Control Officer responded and brought the dog to the Ocean View kennel.

2206: An officer was flagged down by a person at Bayview and Brewster Aves. who reported that there was a refrigerator on the sidewalk with its doors still attached. The Fire Dept. responded and removed the doors.

2238: An officer dispersed a group of persons who were reported to have been setting off fireworks at Donovan’s Beach on Pleasant St.

Monday, July 5

0015: An officer directed persons who had been setting off fireworks on Yirrell Beach to clean up their debris.

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