Police Blotter 04-15-2010
Monday, April 5
11:06 a.m. – A Cliff Avenue resident reports that, after losing his wallet last week, someone has been using his credit card in Boston. He notifies his bank, Social Security and the Registry of Motor Vehicles.
2:30 p.m. – People using motor scooters to “off-road” in the area of the Daw Playground on Veterans Road are sent out of the area.
4:18 p.m. – Kids playing on old playground equipment at the site of the former Dalrymple School are sent out of the area.
6:48 p.m. – Caller reports that her landlord started construction in her unit without her permission. Both parties are contacted and advised of their rights.
6:50 p.m. – A caller from the area of Nevada and Shore Drive reports that there might be MS-13 gang members hanging out on the sea wall. No one is there when units respond.
Tuesday, April 6
12:40 a.m. – Officers have a Main Street resident turn down his music.
8:09 a.m. – A woman reports that she just struck a parked car along Yirrell Beach, and that she might have injured her legs. EMS, WFD and tow trucks are dispatched.
10:14 a.m. – A caller from the area of Wyatts Gas Station on Saratoga Street reports that two men are standing outside an SUV, taking pictures of aircraft flying over the area. Boston Police are notified.
3:30 p.m. – A Quincy Avenue resident reports that his dog-walker informed him that his apartment door was kicked in. Officers respond and discover that the common door was secure, but the unit door had been forced open. Everything appeared to be in order.
Wednesday, April 7
12:39 a.m. – Units disperse a group of kids outside of a house on Shirley Street, at Hadassah Way.
4:26 a.m. – A 911 call to Boston Police was traced to the First United Methodist Church on Winthrop Street. When units respond, officers discover a rear door open but no one was on site.
11:55 a.m. – Officers respond to a fight on Beal Street. After the fight is broken up, both parties are transported to the hospital. A caller reported that one of the people involved was thrown through a window.
12:11 p.m. – A car with an Oregon license plate is towed from Quincy Avenue. The car, with plates that expired in 2005, was covered with graffiti.
1:34 p.m. – Officers are dispatched to the Winthrop Golf Club to take a report about an incidence of vandalism.
1:57 p.m. – A caller from Viking Gardens reports there is a raccoon in a second-floor unit, but the animal had left by the time the ACO arrived.
2:01 p.m. – An anonymous caller reports that her intoxicated friend, a male, is walking around Cliff Avenue. When units respond, he fled on foot. Officers will BOLO for the subject.
2:48 p.m. – A 9-1-1 hang-up is traced to a Shore Drive Apartment, where officers witness a domestic disturbance in progress. Medical aid is dispatched to assist two injured parties.
3:14 p.m. – A Shore Drive resident reports that a vehicle followed him from Cambridge to Arlington, and that he was afraid for his safety. Officers contact the other party, an Arlington resident, and the matter appeared to be over.
3:24 p.m. – A resident reports that an audio system was stolen from his boat, which is tied down at the Town Pier. The Harbormaster is informed.
3:30 p.m. – A juvenile came into the Police Station with her grandmother to report a domestic assault and battery. After a brief interview, it was learned that the incident took place in Revere. The parties were directed to the Revere Police Station.
4:52 p.m. – A Boston resident, 49, was arrested after he refused to stop for WPD. The incident originated when a caller reported that the man was taking photographs of children at Yirrell Beach.
6:09 p.m. – A man requests a 209-A on his daughter’s behalf against her mother. The order is issued by a judge and subsequently served by an officer.
11:50 p.m. – A caller reports that people are drinking on the sidewalk on Shirley Street, but no one is there when units respond.
11:52 p.m. – Officers respond to a report of a domestic dispute on Veterans Road. The loud yelling, it turns out, was due in part to the fact that one of the parties involved is hard of hearing.
Thursday, April 8
12:22 a.m. – Officers are dispatched to an Amelia Avenue residence, where a couple was reportedly having a loud verbal argument.
12:42 a.m. – A group of people is dispersed from the outside of White Hen Pantry on Revere Street.
8:39 a.m. – Units respond to a report of a dispute between two people on Somerset Avenue. Apparently, the dispute centered around a dog that had been missing for six weeks. The woman who found the dog returned it to its owner.
9:54 a.m. – The ACO is dispatched to Otis Street on a report of a raccoon citing.
11:10 a.m. – A man who appears to be living out of his van is told to vacate his location on Veterans Road.
12:51 p.m. – Officers run WMS checks on two individuals whom a caller claimed were smoking narcotics on Kennedy Road. No warrants outstanding. The officer will further investigate the matter.
2:49 p.m. – Officers are asked to BOLO for a woman who is possibly intoxicated and reportedly walking on Main and Pleasant streets with no regard for traffic.
2:52 p.m. – An officer assists a woman in determining which areas of Crystal Cove Avenue are available for parking.
3:36 p.m. – A woman reports that she is being bothered by her ex-boyfriend, who is repeatedly calling her and showing up at her home. She says she might seek a 209-A.
9:32 p.m. – A caller reports that someone is dumping a couch on Shore Drive, at Neptune Avenue. The matter is referred to the State Police.
Friday, April 9
3:28 a.m. – A driver crashed into a tree on Shirley Street. The tree had to be removed by the DPW, and the car towed, but the driver refused medical assistance.
3:59 a.m. – A Francis Street resident was arrested after he entered a residence and did not return to pay a cab driver. According to reports, the man had an active warrant issued against him.
8:43 a.m. – A Cottage Park Road resident reports that her and her husband’s vehicle were vandalized. The cars were egged, and the matter might be related to a domestic situation involving another family member.
9:01 a.m. – Officers are dispatched to Winthrop High School to take two reports, one involving a larceny, the other concerning possible bullying of a special needs student.
9:35 a.m. – A Revere Street resident is arrested on a Warrant of Apprehension.
2:16 p.m. – Officers respond to a Shore Drive Apartment for a dispute involving a brother and sister, both of whom allegedly took items belonging to the other. All items were returned to their rightful owner, and all parties are satisfied.
5:50 p.m. – A resident flagged down an officer at Shirley Street and Washington Avenue and reported that two of his cars were broken into overnight.
9:21 p.m. – WPD receive several 911 calls from a Shirley Street resident claiming that someone is accusing him of crimes. Apparently, the person has been drinking and officers are able to settle the matter without incident.
10:18 p.m. – A Pauline Street resident is arrested on an outstanding warrant after a traffic stop on Winthrop Street.
Saturday, April 10
12:27 a.m. – A caller reports a barefoot male with a guitar is bleeding and trying to gain entry to the Pleasant Park Yacht Club. The party is transported to the Whidden Memorial Hospital.
2:34 a.m. – A Revere man is arrested on drug possession (cocaine) and possession to distribute charges after a traffic stop at Shore Drive and Dolphin Avenue. Subject was uncooperative.
3:45 a.m. – A Winthrop resident was arrested for domestic assault and battery after units responded to a call to her residence on Almont Street.
9:36 a.m. – A female called to report that her property has been vandalized. According to reports, three windows were broken during a party the previous week. Officers will try to contact the alleged perpetrator to see if she will pay restitution.
11:53 a.m. – A woman visits the police station to report a dispute involving another resident of her home on Shore Drive. The residence is not a condominium, and the matter is of a civil nature.
12:13 p.m. – Officer Callinan reports that a car at Bowdoin and Buchanan streets has a broken windshield. The owner is not at home.
12:13 p.m. – A man comes into the police station to report that his car has been “keyed” and a taillight smashed.
1:08 p.m. – A caller reports that there is a male walking along Shirley Street, looking under cars and on lawns. Caller further indicates that the man fits the description of a Bank Robbery Call put out by Boston authorities that morning. It turns out that the man, who did not fit the description, had been in Winthrop the previous night and he was looking for a ring that his girlfriend lost.
2:23 p.m. – A Shirley Street landlord asks that authorities remove a pit bill from one of his tenant’s units. The ACO is notified.
6:33 p.m. – A group of kids is dispersed from Cumberland Farms on Revere Street.
6:34 p.m. – Units quiet down two people who are being extremely loud as they wait for a cab at Shirley and Beacon streets.
11:27 p.m. – A Winthrop Street resident alleges that a male stole $40 from her and is threatening her. She does not want to press formal charges at this time.
Sunday, April 11
12:20 a.m. – Units respond to Winthrop Street on a report of a scuffle involving two males. The parties were having a verbal dispute and agreed to go inside.
2:10 p.m. – A Shore Drive resident reports a past break-in to his home. He is advised to wait for an officer to arrive to take a report.
7:50 p.m. – A caller reports that kids are playing basketball in the street on Wave Way Avenue. The net is set up in a driveway and the ball occasionally goes into the street. The young basketball players promise to do their best to keep the ball in the driveway.
11:17 p.m. – A caller reports that a car-load of kids drove by him and threw unknown objects at him. He is following the kids through Beachmont, and the matter is transferred to the Revere Police Department.
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.