Police Blotter 04-07-2010

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
By Transcript Staff

March 31

1:15 a.m. – A Winthrop resident, 24, of Somerset Avenue, is arrested for OUI after he is stopped at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Winthrop Street. The suspect allegedly hit a barrel and fled the scene before he was pulled over.

5:05 a.m. – WPD receives three consecutive calls concerning a disturbance on Shore Drive. Officers determine it is a verbal dispute between an uncle and his nephew. One of the parties agrees to leave for the night.

7:29 a.m. – A caller reports that, sometime during the previous evening, her car was struck while parked on Shirley Street. Crash report is filed.

8:37 a.m. – A caller from Hagman Road calls to report that a car is parked near the Hagman Road Extension, and that it might be stolen. The car is registered to a resident who lives nearby, on Putnam Street.

9:50 a.m. – A caller reports having information regarding a bullying case that WPD has been monitoring. Officers share the information with Winthrop High officials.

10:34 a.m. – A Shore Drive resident is arrested on outstanding warrants involving drug charges.

11:57 a.m. – A caller states that a truck hit a power line on Shirley Street. WFD is notified.

12:32 p.m. – A caller reports that he hit a dog on Revere Street. The dog ran from the scene. ACO notified.

1:40 p.m. – A Locust Street resident reports that, on the previous Friday, her 15-year-old daughter hit her in the face.

4:10 p.m. – A 47-year-old male resident of Faun Bar Avenue was arrested on a warrant.

6:19 p.m. – A party reports that her friend was “just threatened at knifepoint.”

6:27 p.m. – A female reports that a group of teenagers are driving around the Highlands in a blue car, shooting “silly string” out of the car. Party observed trash being thrown out of the car as well.

10:40 p.m. – A Springfield resident, 27, is arrested on an outstanding warrant after a motor vehicle stop on Douglas Street.

April 1

1:31 a.m. – A female calls to report that her neighbor threatened to call the police if she and her guests didn’t quite down. She reports they weren’t making any loud noise.

11:11 a.m. – A caller states a man is yelling from an apartment on Golden Drive, but when WFD and WPD arrive they find the man safe and calm.

11:18 a.m. – There is a report from Winthrop High of racial graffiti in one of the bathrooms.

1:43 p.m. – A women states that, upon leaving her home to walk to the park, a man yelled profanity at her and her children, and that he threatened to slap her children. An officer responded, and cleared up the situation.

1:52 p.m. – A Shirley Street resident says that mail has been stolen from her mailbox earlier today. She says a package she left to be mailed was also stolen.

2:12 p.m. – A woman comes into the station to report that her estranged husband sent a harassing text message to her after they made a court appearance. According to the woman, the text said she should “check in at the Landmark,” a reference to a self-help clinic for people who need mental assistance. She wanted the matter on record.

8 p.m. – A female reports a car swerving into the other lane on Veterans and Beach road. Officers stop the vehicle, and the driver said he was reaching into the backseat and avoiding a pothole, causing his car to swerve. He did not appear intoxicated, and officers observed him drive to his destination on Plummer Avenue.

10:15 p.m. – A caller reports that she received a “nasty voicemail” from an unknown male.

April 2

8:46 a.m. – A Winthrop Street resident reports that prescription drugs he receives through the mail were stolen from his door. No narcotics were in the shipment, but postal authorities wanted the matter recorded with the WPD.

1:05 p.m. – An Enfield Road resident and her son came into the station to report the theft of a piece of U.S. Mail.

1:28 p.m. – WPD receives several calls about an alarm going off at the Center Center. No damage is reported.

4:56 p.m. – An irate call from Crystal Cove Avenue calls to complain about a parking ticket he received earlier in the day. He wants all cars on the street in violation of the same rule to be tagged.

7:48 a.m. – A Hillside Avenue man reports that someone entered his home and stole $200. Officers find the money in another room in the house.

8:49 p.m. – A Belcher Street resident, age 37, is arrested for disorderly conduct after observes a domestic disturbance in the street.

10 p.m. – A man who was reported missing earlier in the day is located at his mother’s house. Subject is hostile and uncooperative, and he needed to be handcuffed for transport to the hospital.

10:04 p.m. – Twenty-five youths are dispersed from an address on Lowell Road.

10:49 p.m. – A Sagamore Avenue resident reports that his daughter fled their home after a verbal dispute. She returned 45 minutes later and all is OK.

10:50 p.m. – Several calls are fielded regarding a fight at the Pond Street Playground. All available units respond to the park, where they find approximately 30 youths. No one admits to being in a fight, and no one wants to press charges. All youths are interviewed before being sent home.

April 3

12:42 a.m. – Officers respond to a Pleasant Street location on a report of a verbal argument between a 19-year-old female and her parents. The daughter leaves for the night.

4:20 a.m. – A Shore Drive resident reports that her son has her medication. By the time authorities arrive, the son had delivered her medication to her.

6:18 a.m. – A caller reports that someone threw a boulder through his rear window.

8:20 a.m. – A caller thanks WPD for its traffic enforcement in the area of Tafts Avenue.

8:45 a.m. – A caller reports that the rear window of his car was smashed out, quite likely by a rock, while it was parked on Birch Road. Neighbors report that a large group of youths had been roaming the area the previous night.

9:55 a.m. – A caller reports two kids breaking bottles in Hannaford Park.

9:55 a.m. – A Bayview Avenue resident reports that the rear window of her car was smashed the previous night.

10:20 a.m. – A woman reports that her husband left his wallet – a black “biker” wallet – at the Beach Wall at Shore Drive and Nevada Street during their wedding ceremony.

8:13 p.m. – A male reports that his wife is stealing his money. Units respond. Parties are advised of their rights.

10:23 p.m. – Units respond to an out-of-control party on Cliff Avenue. As many as 100 youths fled the scene. A 17-year-old female was arrested for disturbing the peace and charges related to underage possession of alcohol.

April 4

12:02 a.m. – A caller from Dolphin Avenue states that a group of people are vandalizing property as they walked toward Shore Drive. Officers observe damage to a parked car on Dolphin Avenue but no suspects are in the area.

5:18 p.m. – A woman calls expressing concern about three men in front of her home on Locust Street. The men are pointing in different directions. It turns out that one of the men was showing a third-floor apartment.

5:53 p.m. – A Hermon Street resident reports that her daughter’s bicycle has been stolen within the past hour from the rear of truck, which was parked in front of her house. Fortunately, the bike was located on Atlantic Street and returned to its owner.

6:01 p.m. – A caller from Shirley Street reports that kids are constantly running around and making noise in the apartment. Officers respond and parties are informed that this matter should be settled with their landlord.

March 5

2:58 a.m. – A 43-year-old woman from Revere was arrested for OUI (second offensive) and driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop on Crest Avenue. While waiting to be booked, the woman allegedly cut herself with a small piece of metal. She was transported to the hospital, and was slated to be booked at a later time.

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.

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