Police Blotter 07-01-2010

Friday, July 2, 2010
By Transcript Staff

June 21

4:32 a.m. – Officer Hickey reported that a car was broken into on Bowdoin Street. The interior light was on and the contents of the car were strewn about. The owner reports that nothing of value is missing.

8:05 a.m. – The Winthrop Golf Club calls to report several incidents of vandalism.

8:33 a.m. – A dead raccoon is found on Buchanan Street.

11:56 a.m. – A caller complained that tall grass is obstructing the view as you pull onto Shore Drive from Pearl Avenue. The Building Inspector is notified.

2:24 p.m. – A caller alerts WPD about a phone scam in which someone is trying to entice people to send a $5,000 check to Jamaica in exchange for six million dollars.

3:19 p.m. – A woman reports that her brother’s ex-wife cashed his social security check without permission.

5:32 p.m. – A party reports that her 14-year-old daughter is being harassed and bullied. Officers spoke to all of the involved parties and settled the matter.

9:42 p.m. – Officers respond to Ingleside Park on a report that a young couple is “shoving each other.” Parties were engaged in a verbal dispute, and are told to quiet down.

11:55 p.m. – A group of kids are dispersed from the sea wall on Dolphin Avenue, at Shore Drive.

June 22

12:14 a.m. – Officers respond to a verbal argument between a couple on Main Street.

12:43 a.m. – Officers ask a Shirley Street resident to turn down his radio.

10:23 a.m. – A caller reports that a woman with blonde hair is driving around town, looking through trash bins and dumping debris onto the ground. Officers are unable to locate the subject.

10:44 a.m. – The ACO is asked to respond to Beach Road on a report of an injured raccoon in a driveway.

11:56 a.m. – Robert Lockyer, 42, of Winthrop, is arrested on an outstanding warrant after his vehicle was stopped for not displaying any taillights.

2:14 p.m. – A party reports a group of kids are tossing rocks “near her” at Hawthorn Avenue and Shore Drive. The kids flee the area before officers can speak to them.

7:42 p.m. – A female reports that a neighbor is smoking a cigarette and staring at her. She is told to call back if the situation changes, as it does not warrant any response.

7:50 p.m. – A caller on Governors Drive reports that a dog has been barking, nonstop, since this morning. ACO is notified.

9:07 p.m. – A caller reports that kids are “disrespecting him” by giving him the finger and calling him names. Units respond, but the kids had left. A neighbor offered a totally different account of the story than the caller.

June 23

12:06 a.m. – A juvenile female is brought into the station to be picked up by another relative, following a cell phone call concerning a possible domestic dispute on Edward Street.

1:17 a.m. – A caller reports two males pulled a female into a motor vehicle, while a second caller reports his roommate’s “crazy” girlfriend won’t leave. Officers talk to the involved parties, and the girlfriend agreed to leave.

3:53 a.m. – A call concerning a possible domestic dispute on Sagamore Avenue turns out to be unfounded.

8:42 a.m. – A party reports graffiti on his door on Sea View Avenue.

11:41 a.m. – Units are asked to BOLO for a car with four individuals who had tried to return several, large items to the CVS on Woodside Avenue.

12:07 p.m. – Units respond to Sturgis Street, where a car with a popped ignition has been left into someone’s driveway. The car has not been reported stolen, and the property owner is told to tow the car provided it doesn’t belong to one of the tenants.

12:33 p.m. – A couple is advised of their rights following a report of a domestic dispute at a Sea Foam Avenue residence.

1:19 p.m. – The Building and Grounds Commissioner is asked to re-board two unsecured windows at the Dalrymple School.

3:28 p.m. – Units respond to an alarm at a doctor’s office on Shirley Street. The doctor arrives and the building is secured.

3:49 p.m. – A party reports that a male was in her yard that morning. She described him as in his 50s with salt-and-pepper hair. She is advised to contact WPD if he returns.

7:40 p.m. – Units respond to an alarm at Winthrop High. All is OK.

9:32 p.m. – A man came into the Police Station to report further violations of a restraining order he has taken out against a woman.

10:44 p.m. – A caller reports that kids are throwing eggs out of a min-van. No one is present when units respond.

June 24

12:28 a.m. – A caller reports kids are breaking a fence on Lincoln Street. The kids had left when officers arrive. The pickets snap back into place on the fence, so no permanent damage has been done.

1:46 a.m. – A caller reports that kids are breaking bottles and hitting cars on Beacon Circle. When units arrive on the scene, they find no damage; the parties were just waiting for AAA.

7:46 a.m. – A woman reports that her husband witnessed someone throwing litter out of a car on Pleasant Street. Officers were able to find out the name of the company the driver works for, and the representatives from the company said they would speak to the driver.

9:40 a.m. – A Cottage Park Road resident reports that her neighbor’s dog just bit the wrist and forearm area of her left arm as she tried to pat the dog. The owner of the dog said the animal is up to date with his shots. Victim will seek medical assistance through her private physician. ACO is notified.

10:55 a.m. – A good neighbor brought in a keychain into the Police Station for safe keeping.

12:45 p.m. – A woman came into the Police Station to report suspicious activity against her and her dog. A detective and the ACO are notified.

3:55 p.m. – A man calls to report he “had words” with a woman who was walking a dog in the cemetery. The ACO will notify the woman that dogs aren’t allowed in the cemetery.

5:07 p.m. – A woman reports that her estranged husband violated a court-ordered abuse prevention order.

9:30 p.m. – Two parties are advised of their rights following a report of a domestic dispute on Main Street.

10:19 p.m. – A Lincoln Street resident, who called WPD the previous night about a similar incident, says a group of kids kicked in his fence.

10:38 p.m. – Units respond to a report of a fight at Shore Drive and Coral Avenue. The unwanted guest had left the residence before officers arrived.

11:17 p.m. – A group of kids who were reportedly lighting fireworks at the Public Landing left before officers arrived.

June 25

10:18 a.m. – A party reports that her brother is “going crazy” and refusing to leave her home. She called back and said her brother left the area, but would not provide any specific information to the responding officers.

4:33 p.m. – WPD receives a 911 call concerning a Forrest Street resident who took an excessive amount of pills. She was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

4:48 p.m. – ACO is asked to remove a baby skunk from Winthrop Street.

8:53 p.m. – A caller reports that a white male, described as having a lazy eye and wearing Spandex shorts, was having two children pose for them while he took photographs. When confronted by one of the mothers, the man reportedly got nervous and left on his bike. Officers asked to BOLO.

9:03 p.m. – Two juveniles are brought into the station after they were reportedly loitering outside D’Parma’s Restaurant.

9:21 p.m. – Lt. Scarpa alerts the WFD about a small bonfire on Yirrell Beach that needs to be extinguished.

9:28 p.m. – A large group of kids is dispersed from the Public Landing.

9:45 p.m. – WPD help a man, who was found sitting on the stairs of a church, find his way home to Cottage Park Road.

9:46 p.m. – Units respond to a report of a domestic disturbance on Shore Drive. When officers arrive, the male had left and the woman didn’t provide any information, except to say it was only a verbal argument. But, less than an hour later, another call concerning the same couple was fielded by WPD and this time it resulted in an arrest, as the woman said she was assaulted. Angelo Capuano, 21, of Winthrop, was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery/authority under 209-A.

10:11 p.m. – Two groups of kids are dispersed from the White Hen Pantry and Harvard Street, respectively.

10:16 p.m. – A caller reports that a group of kids wouldn’t let his car pass on Cross Street, between the cemetery and the golf course. Area is clear when units arrive.

June 26

12:26 a.m. – A group of kids is dispersed from the sea wall on Pratt Street.

2:57 a.m. – An officer reports a damaged plant at 500 and 700 Governors Drive.

9:43 a.m. – A Pearl Street resident complains that loud music from one or two streets nearby is “shaking her apartment.”

10:24 – Officers shut down a work project at Shirley Street and Washington Ave. because the workers didn’t have the necessary permits.

11:15 a.m. – Maria Capuano, 26, of Winthrop, and Jonathan DiBiaso, 29, of Winthrop, are arrested on Trident Avenue. Capuano is arrested on assault and witness intimidation charges, DiBiaso on a witness intimidation charge.

12:12 p.m. – Leah Milby, 19, of Everett, is arrested after her ex-boyfriend reports that she slashed his tires with a knife. She was arrested on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, and malicious destruction of property.

2:47 p.m. – Officer Curran reports that small sharks have been spotted off of Yirrell Beach. The sharks, measuring two- to three-feet in length, are approximately 20-30 feet from the shoreline. No one is reported injured, but children are following the sharks up and down the shoreline. The Environmental Police and Chief Delehanty responded to the scene.

3:49 p.m. – A caller reports that she suspects contractors of dumping roofing materials into the sewer system. WPD will follow-up and contact the Environmental Police if necessary.

4:44 p.m. – Maria Capuano, 26, of Winthrop was arrested at her grandmother’s house for giving police a false name and for two active warrants.

8:32 p.m. – An intoxicated woman is apparently trying to open doors on Lewis Avenue. Neighbors took the woman in for the night and will care for her.

8:39 p.m. – Officers respond to the Winthrop Middle School on a report that kids are smashing glass and jumping from the roof. The kids scatter when officers respond, but three juveniles are apprehended for questioning.

8:47 p.m. – A woman called to report that her 5-year-old daughter snuck out of the house. Fortunately, she called back a short time later to say that she turned up a relative’s home one street over.

9:01 p.m. – A caller reports a woman is throwing large amounts of change away in French Square. No one else saw the incident, and a brief investigation didn’t pay any dividends.

10:14 p.m. – A group of kids is dispersed from the Public Landing.

11:15 p.m. – Officers quiet down a party on Governors Drive.

11:25 p.m. – Officers quiet down a party on Cliff Avenue.

June 27

12:47 a.m. – Officers quiet down a party on Jefferson Street.

2:23 a.m. – A group is dispersed from Circuit Road.

2:35 a.m. – A caller reports a child screaming on Shirley Street. Units talked to the mother, who informed officers that the child was teething.

3:22 a.m. – WPD arrested four men after a report of a fight on Shirley Street. Nicholas Petrone, Ryan Pietrantonio, Jason Cruz, and Brian Gabriel, all of Everett, were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct.

11:32 a.m. – A woman and her boyfriend came into the Police Station to report that the woman is being harassed by her ex-boyfriend. An emergency 209-A order is issued against the ex-boyfriend later in the day.

11:50 a.m. – Two men are issued a no-trespass order by the management of Nick’s Place following a fight, which had ended by the time officers responded.

12:35 p.m. – A Governors Avenue resident reports a case of harassment involving a neighbor. A harassment order is issued against the neighbor later in the day.

12:39 p.m. – The Winthrop Golf Course reports the attempted theft of a golf cart.

1:32 p.m. – The Viking Boat Yard reported the theft of a kayak.

6:59 p.m. – Officers settle a dispute involving two eight-year-old children and their fathers. The matter was settled peacefully.

9:20 p.m. – A group of kids are cleared out of backyards on Highland and Sewall avenues. They were playing a spirited game of “Manhunt.”

11:05 p.m. – A caller reports a large amount of fireworks Is being set off on Shirley Street, but officers find the area all quiet.

11:10 p.m. – Units respond to Beal Street on a call of a fight involving a group of men. All parties are present and advised of their rights.

11:50 p.m. – Officers quiet down a party on Shirley Street.

11:53 p.m. – A caller from Twist ‘N Shake reports that a male is asking employees for money to fix his truck. The man was gone by the time officers responded.

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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