Police Blotter 06-17-2010

Thursday, June 17, 2010
By Transcript Staff

June 7

8:39 a.m. — A Wilshire Street resident reports that her Garmin GPS, valued at approximately $150, was stolen sometime the previous night or early morning. Her car might have been unlocked.

9:26 a.m. — A Willow Avenue resident requests help in removing a raccoon that is living in his garage. ACO is notified.

9:42 a.m. — A party reports receiving threatening calls from a tenant he is planning to evict from a property on Shirley Street. Officers listened to a voicemail, which did not contain any threats to commit any crimes. The caller is advised on how to best proceed should the matter escalate.

1:30 p.m. — A resident reports that tree limbs hanging over the side of a DPW truck scraped her husband’s parked car while he was dropping off their child at the Fort Banks School. Party advised to file a claim with the DPW.

5:29 p.m. — A woman reports receiving text messages from her ex-husband, in violation of a restraining order.

6:40 p.m. — Sergio Guerrero, 18, of Revere, is arrested for the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after a traffic stop on Highland Avenue.

7:32 p.m. — A caller reports a fight on Hutchinson Street, but no one is present when units respond.

10:00 p.m. — A man picks up his copy of a restraining order out of Worcester District Court at the Winthrop Police Station.

June 8

8:29 a.m. — A party reports receiving a text message from her estranged husband approximately five minutes ago, in violation of a No Contact Order. She wants the matter placed on the record in advance of an upcoming court hearing.

8:40 a.m. — DPW is notified about a fallen tree limb on Shirley Street, at Terrace Avenue.

1:24 p.m. — Officers help mediate a verbal dispute between a mother and her 17-year-old son.

2:53 p.m. — A man requests that officers check on his daughter, who did not show up for an important meeting. WPD made contact with the daughter, who said she fell and struck her head earlier in the day. She refused medical treatment.

2:55 p.m. — A Main Street resident reports being involved in a verbal dispute with a female neighbor the previous night. She was unable to identify the other neighbor, but asked that the matter be placed on the record.

3:40 p.m. — An anonymous caller reports illegal activity at a location in town. The information is passed on to detectives.

4:05 p.m. — Party called to report a male was going through trash on Locust Street the previous night, and that his car was temporarily blocked traffic.

6:30 p.m. — A man reports that he is being harassed by his ex-girlfriend. He is advised of his 209-A rights.

7:11 p.m. — For the second time today, a woman reports receiving text messages from her ex-husband.

10:59 p.m. — A man came into the Police Station to discuss a situation involving his brother, who apparently refuses to vacate the family’s home. He is advised of his rights regarding court orders.

June 9

2:12 a.m. — A caller on Shirley Street complains about a “low, humming noise.” An officer responds, but the sound appears to be coming from something inside the structure of the home, not his neighbor’s residence.

7:25 p.m. — A caller reports that his 23-year-old son his leaving his apartment, as asked, but that he is trying to take a cat as well. Officers respond and settle the matter.

8:14 a.m. — A man reports that his brother is “fighting with everyone, and causing a problem with the neighbors.” The man left the area before officers could speak to him.

8:47 p.m. — A Locust Street resident turns in four handguns and a BB gun belonging to his father. The items will be held for safe-keeping.

11:04 a.m. — A mother calls to report that her 19-year-old daughter is home alone, and that a suspicious white van has been parked on the street for some time. Officers talk to the driver, who was picking something up on Loring Road.

11:48 a.m. — A party reports that a 209-A order has been violated three times within the last month.

1:30 p.m. — A caller from Douglas Street, claiming to be a DEA agent, reports a disturbance in the street concerning drugs. The call turns out to be totally unfounded, and officers later obtain the name of the caller, a Gregg Lacerda.

2:59 p.m. — A Sea View Avenue resident reports that the rear window on his camper shell was broken. Approximate value, $200.

5:36 p.m. — A caller on Shirley Avenue reports a disturbance being caused by her neighbor or neighbor’s children. Officers don’t discover any disturbance when they report to the location, and both parties are advised to settle the matter with their landlord.

8:42 p.m. — A woman reports her estranged husband called her cell phone, in violation of a 209-A.

11:57 p.m. — Gregg Lacerda, 41, of Revere, is arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property, following a report of a domestic dispute on Douglas Street.

June 10

9:19 a.m. — Units respond to Winthrop High School on a report of a fight and, possibly, a case of bullying.

1:09 p.m. — An Irwin Street resident says she witnessed a drug transaction on the street near her home.

3:50 p.m. — A Lowell Road resident reports that a black Infinity sped down the street at a high rate of speed. Officers report to the area but are unable to locate the vehicle.

5 p.m. — The Winthrop Housing Authority calls to report that a man, against whom it has a No Trespass Order, is at 23 Overlook Drive. The man, who was apparently visiting his parents, was not there when officers responded.

5:26 p.m. — Jinfeng Zou, 29, of Somerville, and Gou Xue, 23, are arrested on warrants of deportation.

6:20 p.m. — Officers respond to Golden Drive on a report that a woman is screaming. Officers respond and the woman, who had been upset about something, is OK.

7:46 p.m. — Officers serve a Harassment Prevention Order issued by East Boston District Court to a juvenile.

June 11

11:13 a.m. — Officers respond to Winthrop High School on a report that kids are shooting off fireworks.

12:53 a.m. — WPD and WFD respond to Baysview Avenue, where a fire on a boat has been reported.

1:20 a.m. — A Viking Taxi driver reports that someone knocked over a hydrant on Highland Avenue. An officer collects damaged car parts from the scene.

8:16 a.m. – A woman reports receiving a text message from her estranged husband, in violation of a 209-A order.

3:39 p.m. — Officers and EMTs report to Golden Drive, where a Housing Authority employee needs assistance with a hysterical woman. The woman signed a waiver and went home.

4:48 p.m. — Ronald Eugene Bennett, 45, of East Boston, was arrested for an outstanding warrant after he and another male were found sleeping in a car on Buchanan Street.

6:37 p.m. — A woman reports that she was just threatened by three teenagers who then fled the area. Officers are unable to locate the subjects, but they obtain descriptions and a BOLO is issued.

8:15 p.m. — DPW is notified that the shed door to the water tower is open, and a key is needed to secure it.

10:07 p.m. — Callers report “cheerleading chants” coming from a backyard party on Pleasant Street. Officers quieted down the party.

10:10 p.m. — Alcohol is found near a group of kids who are loitering on Governors Drive. The kids claim it’s not their alcohol.

June 12

12:18 a.m. — Units disperse a large group of kids from Shirley Street. One party, a Stephen Keane, 27, of Salem, was arrested later in the night on a charge of disorderly conduct.

1:52 a.m. — The residents of a home on Lincoln Street are told to take their party inside.

2:40 a.m. — A small group of people at a Washington Avenue location is told to quiet down.

2:45 a.m. — A report of a fight about to break out on Revere Street is unfounded. It was a group of friends goofing around. They were sent on their way.

9:02 a.m. — A caller reports that a male is yelling on Shore Drive, and that he may have thrown a rock at a parked car. Units respond, but find no such person or any damaged cars.

9:16 a.m. — A male reports that he was a victim of a hit-and-run in a crosswalk on Pauline Street the previous Saturday.

9:37 a.m. — A female callers asks that some people who were evicted from a property on Undine Avenye may “come around to sell drugs.” Units asked to BOLO.

12:39 p.m. — A mother calls to ask if officers can check on her daughter, who is fine and says she will call her mother.

1:13 p.m. — A caller reports an injured raccoon at Veterans Road and Cutler Street.

4:14 p.m. — A caller from Jefferson Street complains that her water smells like … Well, that it smells bad. DPW notified.

5:10 p.m. — Officers have a group of youngsters move a basketball net that is blocking traffic on Putnam Place.

5:28 p.m. — A caller complains about loud music coming from a home on Ocean View Street.

7:49 p.m. — Three family members are asked to keep the noise down at a Shirley Street home.

8:26 p.m. — Officers respond to Washington Avenue involving an argument concerning a driveway. Both parties allegedly made threats. They are advised of their rights.

8:38 p.m. — Officers are unable to locate the uncle of a concerned caller.

June 13

A woman who has made repeated calls about her estranged husband’s violation of an active restraining order over the past few days is told that officers will try to arrest the subject if they find him today. The ex-husband called WPD later in the day, and was told to stop calling and texting his former wife.

4:19 p.m. — A woman reports that a someone threw a packet of firecrackers at her from a black SUV.

5:12 p.m. — A party reports a past assault and battery.

11:13 p.m. — A man reports that he believes his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend has been at their apartment, and that the ex may have hit his girlfriend (which she denies). The party is advised of his rights.

June 14

12:32 a.m. — A group playing loud music on Yirrell Beach is dispersed.

7:46 a.m. — Two kitchen knives hidden near a dumpster on Governor’s Drive are retrieved by an officer and brought to the station.

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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