Police Blotter 04-21-2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
By Transcript Staff

Monday, April 12

7:05 a.m. – Units respond to an alarm at an ATM machine at the Winthrop Federal Credit Union. The ATM was not damaged, and the area was clear.

7:54 a.m. – A caller from Winthrop Street reports that he neighbors are fighting. When officers respond, the two parties were “making up,” and no allegations of abuse were made by either person.

9:39 a.m. – Police assist two people exchange papers following a car accident on Hermon Street. A parked car was struck by another vehicle. No injuries.

10:14 a.m. – A student at the Gorman-Fort Banks School fell and hit his head. The student was taken by ambulance to MGH, and the child’s parents were notified.

10:40 a.m. – The principal of the Gorman-Fort Banks School reports vandalism to the school’s park equipment. An officer responds to take photographs and file a report.

2:10 p.m. – A caller reports that a juvenile is standing on top of a bus stop enclosure at the corner of Pauline Street and Woodside Avenue.

4:27 p.m. – A caller reports that there might be a stolen car parked behind her building on Crest Avenue. It turns out that the owner sold the car on eBay more than a year ago. Owner agrees to have the vehicle towed to another location.

5:30 p.m. – A caller reports that her rear license plate is missing.

5:57 p.m. – A Winthrop resident, 22, is arrested for possession of narcotics in the area of Dalrymple Street.

9:45 p.m. – Officers assist two people exchange papers following a minor car accident on Governors Drive.

Tuesday, April 13

5:59 a.m. – A caller reports that a vehicle has crashed into a fence on Veterans Road. No injuries reported.

8:55 a.m. – A person came into the Police Station to report that a piece of construction equipment is obstructing access on Putnam Street. The company doing the work requests a detail officer until the project is completed.

9:29 a.m. – A party reports a gray SUV has been parked in front of a barber shop on Somerset Avenue. The owner, who has temporary Oregon plate on the vehicle, is informed of the state’s MV laws and told to register the car in Massachusetts ASAP.

1:55 p.m. – A caller reports that a juvenile jumped the fence at Miller Field and is skateboarding in the stands.

2:03 p.m. – A social worker has received threats via the telephone regarding her involvement with the caller’s child.

6:31 p.m. – A person came into the Police Station to report a 209-A violation by her brother-in-law and her mother-in-law.

10:38 p.m. – Officers disperse six youths from the area of Cumberland Farms on Revere Street.

10:41 p.m. – A caller reports that a woman is on the street, screaming. The woman was not in the area by the time units respond.

Wednesday, April 14

7:50 a.m. – Units respond to an apartment on Governors Drive after WPD received a frantic call from a unit. There was a verbal argument between two brothers, and officers stood by while one of them left for the day.

8:12 a.m. – A person brought in a Massachusetts ID card they found on the street.

9:56 a.m. – A Winthrop resident, 65, is arrested on a warrant.

9:56 a.m. – A person reports illegal dumping of roofing materials along the marsh side of Morton Street during the previous night. DPW informed as well.

11:58 a.m. – A party reports that her aunt has been harassing her through Facebook and other third-party channels. She would like the matter placed on file if further legal action is necessary.

12:35 p.m. – A woman came into the station with her son, involving a family dispute involving Power of Attorney and a bank account. Parties are advised to seek legal counsel, as this matter will most likely be resolved in Probate Court.

2:09 p.m. – A party reports that his son’s bike was stolen from Ingleside Park. The dark blue mountain bike was brand new.

3:16 p.m. – ACO VanBuskirk picked up a Lhasa Apso at Summit and Grovers avenues, and asks to be informed if anyone calls looking for it.

6:04 p.m. – A mother reports that her son is receiving harassing phone calls on his cell phone. She will notify the cell phone provider and pass along any pertinent information to WPD.

9:24 p.m. – WPD try unsuccessfully to serve a warrant on Locust Street. The party has apparently moved.

11:24 p.m. – Officers have people turn down music at a Veterans Road location.

Thursday, April 15

12:40 p.m. – A woman asks to have her boyfriend removed from her apartment on Buckthorn Terrace. The boyfriend, whose name isn’t on the lease, leaves on his own.

8:33 a.m. – Police locate a man who was allegedly hiding in bushes neaar the Cummings School and looking at children. The man, 41, is informed that he is being issued a no trespass order by the School Dept.

9:47 a.m. – A civil citation is given to a Winthrop High student who was found to be in possession of marijuana.

10:14 a.m. – Units respond to Governors Drive, where residents are having a dispute about children playing outside. Parties agree to meet with the management of their respective buildings and resolve the situation.

10:53 a.m. – A Governors Drive resident reports that her upstairs neighbors are disturbing her and her children by making loud noises. She says she has spoken to the people and the condo association, but that the problem persists. She is advised to call the police the next time she is disturbed.

11:09 a.m. – An officer is dispatched to Underhill Street to talk to a minor allegedly involved in threats that were made outside the Middle School.

11:58 p.m. – A truck driver is issued a citation for not having a license in hand after his vehicle allegedly struck the Hallmark store in Michael’s Mall.

12:52 p.m. – A woman reports that her mother, who is 4-feet tall and 100 pounds, is missing, but she called back a short time later to report that her mother had returned home.

4 p.m. – A caller reports that, during the week of March 23, her sideview mirror was broken while it was parked on Loring Road. She thinks the incident might have been a case of vandalism, and the matter is put in the journal.

4:44 p.m. – A woman reports that her brother-in-law violated a restraining order.

7:46 p.m. – An officer responds to Governors Drive to quite down a party. The matter is settled, but all parties are asked to contact the property management to seek relief.

10:41 p.m. – A verbal dispute between a Governors Drive resident and his girlfriend’s daughter is resolved.

Friday, April 16

2:23 a.m. – Police ask residents of Executive Apartments to turn down their music.

3:54 a.m. – WPD are unable to locate a resident that Boston Police are seeking in regard to a restraining order violation.

4 a.m. – A caller reports that, sometime between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m., a car turning on Walden Street, struck the hedges in front of his residence on Main Street.

8:27 a.m. – A woman reports her daughter is refusing to go to school and is damaging property inside their home. When officers respond, the girl is quiet and agrees to be taken to school.

10:47 a.m. – A caller states that his car was hit the previous night while parked in Governors Park. An officer is dispatched to assess the situation.

11:09 a.m. – A caller states that someone dumped a pile of dirt in the Coughlin Playground. DPW informs WPD that the dirt is from a landscaping company that is doing work in the area.

11:21 a.m. – A caller reports that there were stones on Putnam and Pauline streets, which could damage car tires. The debris is moved by the time units respond.

11:43 a.m. – A caller reports that his car was hit sometime during the night at Veterans Road and Locust Street.

12:59 p.m. – The Winthrop High School principal calls to report that a student is in possession of a knife.

1:03 p.m. – The Winthrop Middle School principal informs WPD about an investigation concerning stolen items.

1:12 p.m. – Officers ask a female to leave a residence on Surfside Avenue, where she is in violation of a no trespass order. She is told that she will be arrested if she returns.

1:35 p.m. – The owner of the Subway restaurant on Shirley Street says that an employee he fired the previous day has made threats to rob the store. The employee’s boyfriend also made threats, in person. Tresspass notices are sent to the alleged offenders, copies of which will be given to the WPD.

3:22 p.m. – A caller reports that his vehicle was rear-ended by a truck on Main Street. Officers assist in the exchange of papers.

5:35 p.m. – Officers respond to a verbal argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend at the Congregational Church on Tewksbury Street. The boyfriend agrees to leave for the evening.

Saturday, April 17

11:56 a.m. – Units respond to Irwin Street on a complaint of noise from an upstairs apartment. The noise was being caused by the occupants cleaning their stove.

Sunday, April 18

1:35 a.m. – WPD assist Revere Police in locating a Winthrop resident who allegedly hit someone in the face with a brick.

1:49 a.m. – A caller from Crest Avenue reports that a dog is barking somewhere in her neighborhood. The call is transferred to the ACO.

2:55 a.m. – Officers issue a citation to a driver, who was seen speeding on the town’s streets, after he pulled into a driveway at the corner of Main and Pleasant streets. The driver and passenger were having a verbal argument when officers respond, but peace was restored.

1:34 p.m. – A group of juveniles who were seen breaking fluorescent light bulbs on the public walkway that connects Hutchinson Street and Sagamore Avenue are taken to the station.

9:09 p.m. – A group of kids chasing cars near the CVS on Woodside Avenue are sent from the area

9:35 p.m. – A woman searching for cans near Ward Marine on Woodside Avenue is sent from the area.

10:01 p.m. – A group of rowdy kids are dispersed from Dolphin Avenue and Shirley Street.

10:19 p.m. – A group making noise on the landing on Shirley Street is dispersed.

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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