Police Blotter 03-31-2010
Monday, March 22
9:37 a.m. – WPD assist a worker from the Department of Mental Health perform a home inspection of a Bates Avenue resident, a 52-year-old male was subsequently arrested on an outstanding warrant.
12:30 p.m. – A caller reports that a woman is trying to break into an apartment on Underhill Street. The woman was locked out, and her roommate was contacted to let her in.
12:47 p.m. – WPD assist EMTs in transporting a male to the hospital. He was reported roaming around on a lawn on Court Road while talking to himself.
12:48 p.m. – Officers serve a summons from Malden District Court to a female resident of Sunnyside Avenue.
2:27 p.m. – A Shirley Street woman reports that her car is missing. She is told to fill out a stolen car report at the station.
3:22 p.m. – A woman from Atlantic Street reports that her car was “gone through” earlier that day or the previous night.
4:42 p.m. – A caller reports someone slumped over the wheel in a beige Lincoln, which is parked on the wrong side of Ocean View Street. The car is gone by the time units respond.
10:46 p.m. – A woman reports that she was the victim of a hit-and-run on Shore Drive. WFD is dispatched.
Tuesday, March 23
10:13 a.m. – Units respond to an alarm for the barn at the Deane Winthrop House on Shirley Street. The area is clear.
12:14 p.m. – A vehicle on the Tow List is towed from in front of Town Hall.
3:24 p.m. – Boston Police ask for assistance in locating a Buchanan Street resident who allegedly showed a handgun during an altercation. BPD ask that the subject not be arrested, but contacted when he is found.
3:50 p.m. – A caller reports that someone is screaming inside her neighbor’s home. The noise was in fact being caused by a group of children playing kickball in the street.
3:54 p.m. – A Ocean Ave resident reports that he is being harassed over the computer. He is advised of his rights.
4:42 p.m. – A man reports he was struck by a cab driver whom might have been under the influence. He refused medical attention and did not want to take any action. WPD was unable to locate the driver.
6:48 p.m. – An Adams Street resident reports that his social security number was fraudulently used by a female in Quincy in August and September of 2005.
Wednesday. March 24
8:22 p.m. – According to reports, a school bus driver who was taken off his route is following the bus around town, asking parents if they will sign a petition to help him get re-instated. Some parents say they feel harassed and are afraid not to sign the petition. WPD contacts the bus driver and tell him to stay away from the parents, some of whom will press harassment charges against him. Officers have a hard time contacting the driver by phone, but he did not show up during Thursday’s school pick-ups, nor was he present on Friday morning.
11:58 a.m. – An Irwin Street resident reports that her upstairs neighbors are banging on the floor. She has told her landlord about this problem on several occasions, and court action might have to be taken.
12:39 p.m. – A Winthrop High student is found in possession of marijuana. A citation is issued, and a report filed.
2:32 p.m. – A resident reports two youths threw something at his car on Veterans Road before they ran toward the beach. A limited description was provided. Officers asked to BOLO.
4:18 p.m. – A woman came into the police station, asking to speak to a female officer. She seemed confused and excited over an argument she had with her husband, and blood was present on both of her hands. She was given medical aid and taken into protective custody.
Thursday, March 25
6:44 a.m. – A female caller reports that she has “some type of animal” on her back porch. She is advised that she might have to call an exterminator if the ACO is unavailable.
8:08 a.m. – A Shirley Street resident called to report that, during the previous night, someone smashed the glass in his driver’s side mirror.
2:06 p.m. – Multiple unregistered and uninsured “junk” cars are removed from a location on Sea Foam Avenue. The owner of the property is cited for various violations of the town’s bylaws.
2:11 p.m. – Officer Crisafi investigates a report of harassment involving middle school students. The alleged culprit was warned and picked up by her older sister.
3:10 p.m. – A report of a breaking and entering on Washington Avenue turns out to be unfounded.
4:00 p.m. – A mother and two children came into the station to report a past assault and battery.
6:33 p.m. – WPD assist officers from the Department of Children and Families as they remove two children from a home on Summit Avenue.
8:12 p.m. – Officers respond to Tafts Avenue on a report of possible drag racing. No offenses are observed, but individuals are given stern warnings.
Friday, March 26
10:11 a.m. – A man reports that his tire was slashed and that he knows who might have done it. Party is advised to report any further incidents involving the other person.
1:15 p.m. – A party asks WPD for advice in dealing with a family member who is addicted to drugs. Party advised to seek a warrant of apprehension from the East Boston Division of the Boston Municipal Court.
Saturday March 27
9:12 a.m. – A woman reports that her grandson had stolen and sold a charm bracelet valued at approximately $1,000. Woman, who said the theft occurred on March 25, will contact Boston Police as well.
12:20 p.m. – A Trident Avenue resident reports that merchandise he ordered was stolen after it was delivered to his address.
12:45 p.m. – A Putnam Street resident reports loud music coming from a home across the street. Officers talk to a female who “reluctantly” agrees to turn off the music.
2:36 p.m. – A resident from Tafts Avenue reports that two males appear to be “rolling a marijuana joint” inside a silver and red vehicle.
6:48 p.m. – Officers respond to a Kennedy Road apartment to help settle a disturbance between a mother and her 14-year-old daughter.
11:21 p.m. – Caller reports losing her Metro Credit Union Visa debit card.
Sunday, March 28
7:39 a.m. – An honest resident reports that she broke a chain draped across an opening inside Hannaford Park. She leaves her contact information and says she will pay to replace a chain if it can’t be fixed.
11:55 a.m. – A superintendent of a building on Shirley Street reports that residents on the third floor having been making noise all night long. Peace is restored.
6:18 p.m. – A man reports being threatened by his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend. He says he will go to court to request a hearing.
9:55 p.m. – Daniel Falabella, 72 Almont Street, 31, is arrested on armed robbery and assault charges stemming from an incident on Oak Island Street in Revere.
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.