Police Blotter 01-22-2010
Monday, January 11
1:49 p.m. — A parking ticket is issued on Veterans Road. Car is facing the wrong way near Streeter Plumbing.
3:30 p.m. — a 209-A was served in hand to man who came into the Police Station. Keys to an apartment and motor vehicle were taken and given back to the man’s wife. Officers escorted man back to his residence in Governor’s Park so he could retrieve some clothes.
3:47 p.m. — Officers attempt to issue a 209-A to a Washington Avenue resident. Order issued from the Chelsea District Court.
3:57 p.m. — A teenager girl reports that she dropped her cell phone into a snow bank on Revere Street, and that a boy picked it up and wouldn’t give it back to her. Parents are notified.
Tuesday, January 12
1:30 a.m. — A caller reports that raw sewage is filling up her basement on Main Street. The WFD is notified.
8:52 a.m. — A black dog is reported in traffic on Shirley Street. Animal is being held in the Cove Convenience, and the matter is referred to the ACO.
10:11 a.m. — A Winthrop Street resident reports that he is being threatened by a Summit Avenue resident.
10:13 a.m. — A Sgt. From the Stallings, North Carolina Police Dept. calls to inform WPD about a series of sexual assaults that allegedly took place in Winthrop over the course of several months, ending in 2009. The family has since moved away.
12:06 p.m. — WPD and WFD report to Circuit Road on a report that a child had fallen out of bed. Child is OK.
1:11 p.m. — Andrea Gay, of East Boston, is arrested on a warrant for larceny after a she was pulled over failing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
2:04 p.m. — A caller from the Sandy Paw Pet Spa & Boutique says the shop has just received a letter from an unknown person saying they are being raped. Officers respond, but the letter is very difficult to read and has no return address.
2:08 p.m. — A caller from the Housing Authority says there are cars parked in the fire lane on Kennedy Drive during school pick-up.
6:12 p.m. — A Shirley Street resident calls to report that on or about Dec. 2, 2009, two long-guns were stolen from a locked firearms cabinet.
6:20 p.m. — A caller reports that a small gray car drove through the chain at Hannaford Park and fled down Pond Street the wrong way. A search of the area results in no citations or arrests. The DPW is notified to re-lock the chain.
8:33 p.m. — A mother calls to report that her daughter has been assaulted. Officers respond to the Shore Drive residence, but daughter says she has not been assaulted. Parties are advised of their rights.
10:03 p.m. — An Overlook Drive resident calls to report that her son is intoxicated. Units respond but man had left area. Winthrop Housing is notified.
Wednesday, January 13
12:13 a.m. — The owner of a Cliff Avenue home calls to report the smell of burning plastic. Matter is referred to the WFD.
12:40 a.m. — Officers respond to a dispute between a tenant and landlord. Parties advised of their rights.
7:20 a.m. — A caller from Nahant Avenue reports that her alarms are sounding, and she believes it might be carbon monoxide. WFD notified, as was National Grid.
7:55 a.m. — A woman reports that, while leaving the Old Town Garage on Winthrop Street, she was verbally assaulted by an “older male” in a black Crown Victoria. According to the report, she said the man yelled at her after she honked her horn while he was backing up his vehicle. She said she did not want any further action taken, for fear of receiving unjust parking tickets and having her tires slashed. Officers assured her that her fears are unfounded. Matter was placed on record.
10:41 a.m. — A Pleasant Street resident reports that an attempt was made by an unknown party to use her Mastercard. Company aware of situation. Party advised to cancel card.
10:59 a.m. — Officers respond to a Washington Ave apartment to restore the peace between two neighbors.
12:10 p.m. — EMS transport a woman to MGH after a caller reported seeing her passed out inside a black BMW on Veterans Road.
1:14 p.m. — A detail officer reports a downed phone wire on Circuit Road. Verizon contacted.
3:23 p.m. — An Irwin Street resident reports receiving harassing phone calls. Matter referred to the Verizon Annoyance Bureau.
5:05 p.m. — An Otis Street resident reports that the passenger side rear tire on her car had been punctured. She has no clue as to who might have done it.
Thursday, January 14
6:43 a.m. — A manager at the Winthrop Marketplace calls to report that a male has just stolen a newspaper from the front of his store. Party has allegedly been doing this for the past eight months. A unit was dispatched but the suspect had left on a bus before Officer Delehanty arrived.
10 a.m. — A Governors Drive resident reports that her husband has contacted her via e-mail in violation of an ERO issued by the East Boston District Court. The e-mail was non-threatening and concerned the man’s family in Haiti.
10:34 a.m. — Police arrested three men on firearm charges. See Page 1 for complete details of this incident.
4:40 p.m. — Police serve a 209-A to an Upland Road residence. Man left location. One firearm was secured.
6:25 p.m. — A Dolphin Avenue resident reports that he received a phone call from her brother, who said he had a gun and was planning to “off himself.” Police responded to the brother’s home, did a complete search, but he wasn’t there. The man later appeared at the Police Station, where he was treated by WFD and EMS personnel.
Friday, January 15
12:40 p.m. — The Suburban Extended Stay reports that unwanted guests are refusing to leave a room. All is quiet when officers respond. One female is escorted to a Shirley Street residence.
2:35 p.m. — A party finds a syringe on Revere Street and brings it to the station. Syringe is placed in a safety recepticle.
3 p.m. — A man calls that his wife violated an ERO by sending a message to his home.
4:57 p.m. — A caller reports that, while she was at work, her daughter observed a neighbor drive across her lawn and smash into an air conditioning unit.
Saturday, January 16
8:15 a.m. — A good Samaritan returned a wallet to Officer Ferruccio while he was working a detail.
9:06 a.m. — A male reports that someone entered his home the previous night and stole several items. The apartment in question is rented by three roommates. Police respond to the scene and discover that the man is missing his keys, some credit cards and his license — items that might have been misplaced, not stolen. Sure enough, the items were found.
12:57 p.m. — A caller from Main Street reports that older kids are throwing things at smaller kids. No one is around when police arrive.
4:01 p.m. — A man comes into the Police Station to show officers a bill of sale for a car that he been cited for driving while unregistered and uninsured. It turned out to be a bad idea, for he will be additionally charged with allegedly forging and uttering a certificate of title and bill of sale.
5:11 p.m. — A man calls to report that, while moving things out of his mother’s home, four kids stole his telescope, valued at $100. All units notified.
Sunday, January 17
1:15 a.m. — Adam Decastro, 21, of Saugus, is arrested for driving with a suspended license and operating a vehicle with an open container of alcohol.
11:21 a.m. — A pregnant Dolphin Avenue resident comes into the Station to report that is being disturbed and harassed by her neighbors, who have repeated parties, fights and arguments. She says she will call the next time an incident occurs.
4:03 p.m. — A syringe is found Winthrop Street and placed in a safe container.
9:35 p.m. — A caller reports that a red Jeep Wrangler is “doing donuts” inside Ingleside Park. All units BOLO.
Monday, January 18
7:33 a.m. — An Otis Street resident reports that shingles are blowing off her house and landing on electrical lines. WFD notified.
8:03 a.m. — A caller reports a sink hole at the intersection of Buchanan and Putnam streets. DPW notified.
10:08 — A man calls to report that the air has been let out of all four tires on his car. He will determine if the tires were cut and notify police to fill out the appropriate report.
Legend for police blotter: 51A = a report by a state mandated reporter of child abuse or neglect; 209A order = domestic abuse prevention restraining order; A&B = assault & battery; ACO = Animal Control Officer; B&E = breaking & entering; BOLO = be on the lookout; CMVI = civil motor vehicle infraction; DSS = Department of Social Services; D/W = dangerous weapon; MGH=Mass. General Hospital; MV = motor vehicle; MVA = motor vehicle accident; OUI=Operating a MV while under the influence; RMV=Registry of Motor Vehicles; SRO=School Resource Officer; tagging = graffiti; WFD=Winthrop Fire Department; WMS=Warrant Management Service.