Police Blotter 02-11-2010
Monday, February 1
9:17 a.m. – Officers have a neighbor remove a truck that is blocking a sidewalk on Shirley Street.
12:02 p.m. – A caller reports a possible case of domestic abuse on Beach Road. When officers arrive, the tenant says her ex-boyfriend had just left. She provides no further information. She is informed of her rights to obtain a 209A.
2:15 p.m. – A woman reports that her 9-year-old was assaulted by a school bus driver in November. She said she is “not satisfied” with the investigation by the School Dept. She is given a victim/witness form to fill out.
Tuesday, February 2
9:54 a.m. – Officers are asked to BOLO for a car registered to a Winthrop resident for possible involvement in the larceny of copper. Car was eventually located, but nothing was found.
12:12 p.m. – A woman calls to report that her brother, who had just abruptly left his job, is “possibly distraught” and might need medical attention. WFD and EMTs respond, but the man is not there.
3:23 p.m. – Offices disperse a group of approximately 25 people in the Lower Cemetery.
4:13 p.m. – A man calls to report that someone just threw a rock that smashed a window on his house on Bowdoin Street. A search reveals no suspects.
5:17 p.m. – A Bellevue Ave. resident reports that his landlord is opening his mail, including envelopes containing two $200 checks. The man also provided a voicemail from the landlord, who said he opened the mail by accident.
Wednesday, February 3
9:49 a.m. – Officers take a report from a Girdlestone Road resident who reported that her daughter entered her home, assaulted her, and stole articles of clothing.
9:56 a.m. – A woman reports that she received a call from someone saying she had won a lottery. The caller instructed her to send money to an out-of-state location for tax purposes. No more information is available.
2:08 p.m. – A Washington Avenue resident reports that his vehicle was vandalized for the second time in the past two weeks. The incident happened the previous night.
14:28 p.m. – DPW reports that a street light at Dean and Quincy avenues has been shot out a BB gun. Police received a call earlier in the day about a window being shot at with a similar type of weapon.
3:19 p.m. – A child care program in town calls to report that a woman, who might be intoxicated, is trying to pick up her child. School will file a 51A. The matter is resolved between DSS, the mother and the child’s family.
4:30 p.m. – A woman calls to report that two youths are making racial remarks to people walking in the area of Michael’s Mall on Putnam Street. Officer reports the area is clear.
Thursday, February 4
1:45 a.m. – A Dolphin Avenue resident reports that his neighbor’s dogs constantly bark. He said he has spoken to the neighbor, as well as animal control.
10:02 a.m. – DPW is informed that there are nails on the street at Main and Pleasant streets. The person responsible for the spill returned to the area and cleared it.
2:52 p.m. – A caller reports youths entering the vacant Dun-Rite building on Somerset Avenue. Youths are sent home, and the owner (East Boston Health Center) will send someone to secure the door.
5:44 p.m. – A party reports being threatened by a former friend over money. Party declines to pursue charges, but wants the matter recorded.
Friday, February 5
9:22 a.m. – EMTs from Action Ambulance report that, while their ambulance was parked on Shirley Street, it was hit by an unknown vehicle. The ambulance’s driver’s side mirror was smashed.
10:22 – A Pearl Avenue resident reports being attacked by his neighbor’s dog. A victim/witness statement is taken and the ACO is informed.
2:20 p.m. – A caller reports a two-year-old chold “wandering the street.” Officers respond and find the child in good condition. Mother informs officers that, while she was in the bathroom, the toddler left the apartment.
Saturday, February 6
12:15 a.m. – Officers respond to a call of a woman screaming from the top of Sunset Road. The 22-year-old woman reports being distraught over her a situation involving her boyfriend. Her parents are there and bring her inside their home.
12:47 a.m. – Caller reports three cars speeding around Shirley Street. Officers respond, and find the cars parked near the public landing.
1:24 a.m. – A caller reports a party of about 100 people on Grovers Avenue. Officers respond and report no problems and that the party is coming to an end.
1:53 a.m. – A caller reports that a parked car on Cliff Avenue keeps revving up. Party informs officer that he will take a taxi to Chelsea.
11:43 a.m. – A Postal Service employee reports that he was nearly struck by a Comcast truck while crossing the street at Marshall Street and Tileston Road. The Comcast truck is not in the area when officers respond.
1:46 p.m. – A Veterans Road resident reports that her neighbor was banging a hammer on the floor and disturbing her while she was cooking. She wants the matter placed on file.
3:59 p.m. – A Grandview Avenue resident reports that his car was struck while it was parked on Woodside Avenue. The car sustained damage to the front, driver’s side quarter panel.
7:28 p.m. – An Ingleside Avenue resident reports that people had entered his home without permission. Officers respond and find relatives of the homeowner on the premises. Situation is cleared up, and one juvenile is escorted home.
Sunday, February 7
12:08 p.m. – A dispute between a tenant and landlord is reported via 911. Officers respond and tenant informs them that he is leaving for the day.
1:37 p.m. – A woman reports that her grandson, who she had reported missing, has returned safe and sound.
5:38 p.m. – A Bayou Street resident calls to report receiving a very obscene phone call. Attempts to call the number from the station are unsuccessful.
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.