Police Blotter 05-19-2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010
By Transcript Staff

May 10

7:41 a.m. – A motorcycle is leaking gas on Sagamore Avenue. An officer locates the owner, who removes it.

8:36 a.m. – Officers respond to the Winthrop Middle School on a report of an angry parent. The officers “calm down” the parent, who is issued a no trespass order.

9:01 a.m. – A Shirley Street resident reports that the license plate was stolen from the front of his car.

11:34 a.m. – A caller reports that his brother, against whom he has a restraining order, is standing on his front porch on Cliff Avenue. After looking into the matter, Officer Donnellan discovers that there was no restraining order in the system, that the dispute involved money, and the brother simply didn’t want his sibling at his residence.

11:57 a.m. – A George Street resident complains that a neighbor turned on a motorcycle and a truck, and blared loud music, early this morning.

4:18 p.m. – Officers have the owner of a truck moved from a location on Sagamore Avenue, where it has reportedly been parked for more than a month.

5:50 p.m. – An Ingleside Avenue resident reports a past domestic assault and battery.

7:59 p.m. – Officers disperse a group of people from Wave Way Avenue.

8:11 p.m. – A report of a domestic assault and battery on Governors Drive turns out to be unfounded, but an injured person does need medical assistance and is transported to the hospital.

10:19 p.m. – A Trident Avenue resident is arrested on assault and battery charges and for violating a 209-A order.

May 11

4:18 a.m. – Officer Grimes stops a Revere resident who was reportedly driving slowly up and down side streets, looking into yards. The driver, who said he was looking in trash on the sidewalks, is sent out of the area.

4:45 a.m. – A woman who is in the process of getting a separation fears that her ex-husband might be in the area. Officers find nothing suspicious but will make frequent checks of the area throughout the night.

6:32 a.m. – Officers respond to a verbal dispute between a mother and son on Sagamore Avenue.

9:30 a.m. – A caller says that she believes her husband’s car was struck by a paving company doing work on Sagamore Avenue. The pavers deny any knowledge of the incident, but the two parties will exchange papers and a detail officer will be assigned to the area.

11:40 a.m. – A man asks for police to help him collect his tools from a location in town, as he fears he will have a hard time with “an individual named Gerard.” The man leaves the area without incident.

11:43 a.m. – Officers file a 51A against the residents of a Governors Drive apartment after receiving a call from a concerned daughter about her mother and a four-year-old child. Officers discover a lack of food in the house, especially for a child.

12:20 p.m. – Officers respond to a Shore Drive residence to break up a potential fight between a landlord and a tenant. The landlord turns over an empty gun case to the officers, who in turn call for the Boston Police Gun Dog to respond. Officers also take note of a group of individuals across the street, all of whom are wearing red, indicating possible gang involvement.

12:57 p.m. – A report by a family counselor of a domestic abuse incident on Governors Drive is unfounded.

1:57 p.m. – A female caller reports that a man is taking photographs of the airport from the seawall. The man turns out to be a commercial photographer, and all is OK.

2:11 p.m. – A representative of The Winthrop Arms calls to report that she is receiving junk mail for a person who has never lived at the residence. She wanted the matter recorded in the incident log.

2:55 p.m. – The mother of a Winthrop Middle School student reports that her daughter was burned by another girl, who was suspended but who is showing up at school property when her daughter is there. The principal is directed to contact the girl’s parents to issue a final warning. If the harassment continues, court action may be taken.

3:46 p.m. – A caller reports that a woman fell on the street on Grovers Avenue, perhaps as a result of a seizure or heart attack. When officers respond, the woman is gone and attempts to locate a woman matching her description are unsuccessful.

4:37 p.m. – Officer Donnellan helps locate a resident of the Executive Apartments and returning him safely to his group home.

May 12

12:22 a.m. – A Sagamore Avenue resident reports that his car was vandalized (the rear bumper was “keyed) while it was parked in front of his home.

1:25 a.m. – A resident flagged down Officer Turner to report that his car was being broken into. The suspects were subsequently pulled over in a different car, and the victim identified the suspect. During the stop, drugs were discovered in the car. Kenneth Averett, 43, of Winthrop, was arrested on drug charges, including possession of a Class B substance. A second man, Aaron Pearl, 33, of Boston, was arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property.

7:51 a.m. – A town citation is issued against a Middle School student who was found to be in possession of marijuana.

8:32 a.m. – A woman calls to report that a man against whom she has a permanent 209-A order is at her home on Washignton Avenue. The male had left the scene by the time officers arrive.

8:46 a.m. – A woman calls from a hospital in Cambridge to report that mail might have been stolen from her backpack. She will call back if she confirms that a larceny has taken place.

10:49 a.m. – Officers are unable to confirm a report that a man shot a squirrel outside of a home on Belcher Street.

11:11 a.m. – A landlord on Shirley Street reports that two young women he is renting an apartment to appear to be subleasing the unit to two men. He has contacted his lawyer, but wanted the matter recorded with the WPD.

12:15 p.m. – Officers serve a 209-A order to an Ingleside Avenue resident.

12:17 p.m. – Officers are unable to serve a 209-A order to a Trident Avenue resident, but the man’s roommate said he will tell the party to pick up his copy at the station.

12:41 p.m. – A caller reports that his home on Veterans Avenue was broken into. Officers respond and gather evidence.

1:37 p.m. – A Grovers Avenue resident reports that he has received two suspicious phone calls, including one claiming he is a prizewinner of some sort.

1:43 p.m. – A caller reports there is a suspicious package in the Deer Island parking lot. State Police are notified.

2:01 p.m. – A woman from Athol calls to report that her mother, who lives on Shirley Street, is suffering from a head injury. WPD and WFD respond and find that the woman is not suffering from any injuries. There is, however, a bird flying around the apartment.

3:53 p.m. – A caller reports that a woman is screaming inside an apartment on Shore Drive. The situation had calmed when officers respond.

4:44 p.m. – Maurice Greene, 38, of Belcher Street, is arrested for failing to register as a sex offender (second offense).

6:44 p.m. – An officer takes a report from a North Avenue resident concerning threats she received from a neighbor.

8:56 p.m. – A man reports that a woman is texting him, in violation of a 209-A order. He wants the matter on record, in advance of a scheduled court hearing.

9:54 p.m. – Kelsey Vasquez, 18, of East Boston, is arrested for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and an outstanding warrant.

10:16 p.m. – An Almont Street resident is arrested on an outstanding warrant.

11:04 p.m. – A husband reports that his wife was raped by a taxi driver who took her home after she spent the evening with friends. The female claimed something happened but wouldn’t provide any specifics. The husband says he will take his wife to the hospital and declines any further assistance. Det. Racow will follow up in the morning.

May 13

8:01 a.m. – A Coral Avenue resident reports that the registration was stolen out of his unlocked car the previous night.

12:02 p.m. – Officer Ferruccio settles a dispute between neighbors involving parking against a fence on private property.

12:42 p.m. – A father recovers his son’s stolen Mongoose bicycle.

12:42 p.m. – A caller reports an erratic driver on Main Street, heading toward East Boston. BPD notified.

2:30 p.m. – Officers are asked to BOLO for a Cadillac that might have been involved in an unarmed robbery at the East Boston Savings Bank in Everett.

2:33 p.m. – A party reports that the windshield of a red sports car has been damaged at Buchanan and Bowdoin streets. An officer reports that someone appears to have sat on the windshield.

May 14

2:04 a.m. – Officers disperse a group of approximately 15 teenagers from a Hawthorn Avenue residence.

2:17 a.m. – A group of five people waiting for a taxi at Sturgis and Shirley streets is causing a disturbance. Officer stands by until taxi arrives.

10:15 a.m. – A woman comes into the station to report that she witnessed a brother assault his juvenile sister as they were walking to school on the previous day.

11:45 a.m. – A man reports that his car was struck by a red motor vehicle at Revere and Harvard streets within the past few minutes.

12:02 p.m. – Angelo Capuano, 21, of Shore Drive, is arrested on domestic assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon charges.

12:21 p.m. – A party reports being involved in a fight with another man, but neither party decides to pursue the matter at this time.

4:14 p.m. – Officers help serve a 209-A order at a residence on Lincoln Street. Defendant gathered personal belongs and was escorted from the property, while a minor child was turned over to the plantiff per court order.

4:20 p.m. – Three parties report that a car may have struck a dog on Short Drive, at Ocean Avenue, within the past 20 minutes. Witnesses claim the driver was seen throwing a bottle of beer from his car. No victim was identified.

5:14 p.m. – An underage Revere resident was arrested for illegal possession of alcohol.

7:04 p.m. – Manuel Avila, 27, of Shirley Street, is arrested for resisting arrest, assault and battery, and domestic assault and battery charges following an E-911 call that was transferred to WPD from the State Police. Two females were transported to the hospital during the incident.

10:37 p.m. – A man reports that a man and woman stole his walking cane from his truck after a confrontation outside Magee’s Liquors. Officer Delehanty talked to the other parties, who admitted there was a dispute but denied taking a walking cane.

11:06 p.m. – Officers respond to the White Hen Pantry on a report of a fight involving multiple individuals. The incident was the result of a minor car accident. Officers help parties exchange papers and disperse people who aren’t directly involved.

May 15

8:50 a.m. – A party came into the Police Station to seek an emergency 209-A order against his sister, a request that was denied by the on-call judge. Party was advised to seek a protective order on Monday in East Boston District Court.

9:36 a.m. – A woman called from Sunnyside Avenue to report that her neighbor’s dog is barking near her window. She is referred to the ACO.

10:20 a.m. – ACO locates a missing dog for a Fremont Street resident.

10:48 a.m. – A man reported seeing another man dump two bags of trash into a dumpster on Shore Drive. The caller followed the driver to an address on Hawthorn Avenue. Officers contact the party, who apologizes and says he will remove the trash ASAP.

11:50 a.m. – A man reports that he was robbed sometime the previous night at the D & T Market on Shirley Street.

12:32 p.m. – Two parties call to complain about a resident revving his motorcycle in the area of Bowdoin and George streets.

4:50 p.m. – A resident reports there is very offensive graffiti, including a swastika, in Ingleside Park. The DPW is notified, and an officer is dispatched to take photographs.

8:48 p.m. – Units disperse a group of approximately 20 kids, who were reportedly walking down Court Road ringing bells.

9:14 p.m. – A caller says he is receiving threatening calls from his older brother and sister. His attempt to receive an emergency 209-A order was denied by the on-call judge. Officers try to contact the brother and sister, and an application for a clerk’s hearing is processed.

10:03 p.m. – Officer issue a citation to a minor who is in possession of alcohol near the clubhouse at 300 Governors Drive. The rest of the group is dispersed.

10:41 p.m. – WPD and WFD respond to a report of a fight on Siren Street. One party was transported to MGH with injuries sustained during the altercation.

11 p.m. – Officers break up a loud house party on Lincoln Street.

11:13 p.m. – A group of kids are dispersed from the tennis courts at Winthrop High School.

11:35 p.m. – A call of a “frat type” party on Locust Street turns out to be exaggerated, but partygoers are sent on their way nonetheless.

11:50 – A party is broken up at the corner of Dolphin Avenue and Shore Drive.

11:56 p.m. – A caller reports there are ongoing fights at a party on Crescent Street. Officers find no evidence of a fight or a disturbance of any kind.

May 16

9:56 a.m. – A woman reports that she was the victim of a hit-and-run on Lowell Road. Officers are unable to locate the other car.

12:37 p.m. – A father from Lynnfield came into the station to report that his son is being harassed and threatened by a group of Winthrop and Chelsea students. According to the man, numerous youths from the area were in Lynnfield the previous night allegedly looking to beat up his son. He identifies one of the people allegedly involved, and asks that the matter be placed on the record should be pursue legal action in the future.

1:37 p.m. – A woman asks for WPD to help mediate a dispute involving her brothers that occurred the previous day.

1:57 p.m. – A man calls to report that a group of kids in a gray car shouted lewd comments to his wife while she was landscaping on Shirley Street.

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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