Police Blotter 07-14-2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
By Transcript Staff

July 5

5:36 p.m. — A report of two unattended children in a parked car turns out to be unfounded.

6:01 p.m. — A woman calls to report that her child’s grandmother is not giving the child back following a visitation in Cambridge. She is advised of the appropriate steps to take.

6:49 p.m. — A woman reports that an individual is violating a restraining order via the telephone.

July 6

1:40 a.m. — Officers disperse a group of approximately 15 people from Yirrell Beach. WFD is called in to extinguish a barrel fire.

4 a.m. — Action Ambulance reports that a man is hanging around their garage on Shirley Street for no apparent reason. The man is sent on his way without incident.

4:45 a.m. — A caller reports there are broken beer bottles on Shore Drive. State Police is notified.

6:38 a.m. — Verizon and the WFD are dispatched to Putnam Street, where a truck got caught in several wires, which are tangled between his cab and trailer.

7:38 a.m. — A party reports she was nearly struck by a trailer, the driver of which she is arguing with. An officer spoke to both parties and the situation didn’t escalate.

9:53 a.m. — A Pauline Street resident calls to report her dog is barking at her, and she’s getting nervous. The ACO is notified.

10 a.m. — The DPW is dispatched to Pleasant and Pauline streets to remove a tree limb that was partially obstructing traffic.

11:10 a.m. — A Brrewster Avenue resident reports several items were taken from her front porch area.

11:40 a.m. — ACO is dispatched to George Street, where a resident has reported a dead skunk on her rear steps. The removal of the animal is the responsibility of the homeowner.

12:15 p.m. — Units are unable to locate a man who was reportedly making strange statements while walking on Shirley and Sturgis streets.

12:46 p.m. — Jacklyn Chambers, 27, of Lynn, is arrested on shoplifting charges, as well as on two outstanding warrants, following a call from Michael’s Mall on Putnam Street.

2:17 p.m. — WFD closes down both ends of Winthrop Street while National Grid responds to a report of fire/smoke coming from electrical grates.

2:23 p.m. — A party reports receiving harassing phone calls from a family member,

4:18 p.m. — The owner of a liquor store in town reports that he is receiving threatening e-mails from an employee he had to “let go” earlier in the day. Detectives will speak to the employee.

11 p.m. —While working a detail, Officer Zichella observed a man walk through the locked National Grid area on Argyle Street. Units were unable to locate the suspect, who may have gained access through an area where the barbed wire had been “pulled down.”

July 7

12 a.m. — A man leaves his girlfriend’s home on Bowdoin Street after the woman called and asked WPD’s assistance.

1:11 a.m. — A Whittier Street resident agrees to take her two barking dogs inside for the night after WPD responds to a call from a neighbor. An officer ends up filing a report later in the morning, as the dogs were back outside barking again.

5 a.m. — A caller from Seal Harbor Road calls to complain about the early-morning trash pick-up. She is advised to contact the property management to find out what arrangements they have with the contractor.

6:28 a.m. — A resident reports the theft of several items, including various hand tools and a CD player, were stolen from his work van. The van was locked. He believes the suspect gained entry through the driver’s side door. The same man called back later in the morning to report that his radio and speakers were also taken during the robbery.

7:50 a.m. — A Wilshire Street resident reports that his property was broken into, and some loose change and old tools were taken. He will secure the broken window, while WPD will keep an eye out for any suspicious activity near the property.

8:48 a.m. — A Seal Harbor resident reports a harassing phone call.

9:45 a.m. — A caller from the Senior Center reports that empty beer cans, whiskey bottles and trash are being left on the property during the overnight hours.

10:36 a.m. — James Polsonetti, 47, of Winthrop, is arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Danvers Police Department.

10:48 a.m. — A caller reports that an elderly male, who is wearing a shirt as a pair of pants, appears to be confused as he walks in the vicinity of the Dunkin’ Donuts on Revere Street. Units are unable to locate the subject.

12:25 p.m. — A resident reports his bicycle was stolen from under a porch area at his residence on Bowdoin Street. The bike is described as a Trek 720 with Shimano gears.

1:10 p.m. — The ACO is dispatched to Pleasant and Sargent streets to treat an injured seagull.

2:15 p.m. — A resident turned in a couple of bones she found behind her home on Court Road. Authorities will try to flesh out the story.

5:31 p.m. — Units respond to Moore Street on a domestic dispute call. It turns out that two sisters were arguing over the phone.

6:40 p.m. — A caller wants to know if the people playing music at Miller Field have the appropriate permit. Officer Callinan reports nobody is playing music at Miller Field.

6:56 p.m. — A resident reports his iPod was stolen from his car whole it was parked at the Public Landing.

July 8

1:14 a.m. — A Wilshire Street resident reports seeing a flashlight in her window. Officers search the basement and empty first floor and don’t find anyone.

1:38 a.m. — A large group of kids is dispersed from Beacon Circle.

1:48 a.m. — A large group of kids is dispersed from Charles Street and Shore Drive.

8:02 a.m. — A Floyd Street resident reports that her ex-husband is banging on her windows. No restraining order is in effect. The dispute is apparently over money. She is advised of her rights.

10:07 a.m. — Nancy Williams calls from the Senior Center to report an act of vandalism. Railings have been kicked over and there are empty liquor bottles on the porch.

11:38 a.m. — WPD is asked to BOLO for a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of a large amount of baby formula from the Rite-Aid on Bennington Street in East Boston.

12:03 p.m. — A Sagamore Avenue resident reports receiving harassing phone calls.

12:24 p.m. — A Girdlestone Road resident reports a theft from her property.

2:46 p.m. — An East Boston resident reports that a bicycle and work tools were stolen from his work truck while it was parked in a lot on Bowdoin Street.

3:35 p.m. — A caller reports that he was robbed at gunpoint on Irwin Street. According to the caller, the suspect left the area in a black SUV with at least three other passengers.

8:08 p.m. — Seven kids are sent from the area behind the Water Tower on Beacon Circle.

8:13 p.m. — WFD puts out a small grass fire on Banks Street. The kids who were on site ran when units responded.

9:01 p.m. — A citation was given to a resident on Grandview Avenue for violating the town’s marijuana ordinances.

9:18 p.m. — A caller reports five motorcycles are traveling between 80 and 100 mph at Crest Avenue and Shore Drive.

9:28 p.m. — A Central Street business owner reports one of his windows was smashed.

9:59 p.m. — Caller reports several youths are breaking glass and running into traffic at Hutchinson and Revere streets. The kids left before units responded.

10:41 p.m. — A group of youths are dispersed from a parking lot on Banks Street.

July 9

1:33 a.m. — Four people are removed from the basketball courts at Lincoln and Read streets.

4:12 a.m. — Peter Quattrocchi, 23, of Winthrop, was arrested on an OUI charge (second offense) after officers found an unconscious male driver in a parked car at the White Hen Pantry.

7:37 a.m. — A Somerset Terrace resident reports a stray dog is roaming the neighborhood. ACO is notified.

1:29 p.m. — The father of a Winthrop resident reports that a man, whom his daughter has taken out a 209-A against, was at their residence the previous night.

7:56 p.m. — A resident reports the violation of a restraining order while she trying to get something to eat at the Energy To Go on Shirley Street. She said the man against whom she has a 209-A stared at her and made comments to his friends.

11:34 p.m. — A group of five kids was dispersed from the Coughlin Playground.

July 10

1:32 a.m. — A caller reports a car is driving erratically on Pleasant Street, toward the Pleasant Park Yacht Club.

1:42 a.m. — A caller reports that a male jumped the fence on the town pier and was looking into boats. Officer caught the subject; he was fishing.

3:33 a.m. — A group of partiers on Bellevue Aveneu agree to turn off their music and head indoors.

8:48 a.m. — An Irwin Street resident complains about an “illegal” yard sale. The person conducting the sale admits to not having the proper permit and shuts down the sale.

8:56 a.m. — The ACO is notified about an injured raccoon on Wave Way Avenue.

11:12 a.m. — A Willis Avenue resident reports that a male has been asking her about an aluminum row boat that is being stored in his driveway. He told the other person that the boat is not for sale, but he wants the matter recorded should the boat go missing.

12:50 p.m. — Several liquor bottles and several “drug items” were removed from the stairs that lead to Walden Place.

2:45 p.m. — A no-trespass notice is given to a former tenant of a Shirley Street apartment.

3:02 p.m. — Michael Robertson, 46, of Revere, is arrested on an outstanding warrant.

3:10 p.m. — A caller says she has a “bad feeling” about five people in a black Honda. The people in the car had a bad feeling as well, as they couldn’t move due to flooding.

9:26 p.m. — A caller reports hearing three gunshots on or near Dolphin Avenue. The sounds were most likely due to fireworks.

10:29 p.m. — A small group of people working on a pick-up truck on the sidewalk agree to stop for the night.

July 11

12:17 a.m. — A caller from the Deane Winthrop House reports a break-in in progress. It turns out to be a resident who locked herself out and was eventually let in by her husband.

12:38 a.m. — A small group of adults on Nevada Street are asked to take their party indoors.

1:06 a.m. — A large group of kids is dispersed from the parking lot of the Public Landing.

1:30 a.m. — Chakib Haddad of Winthrop is arrested on charges of speeding and the unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Wheberson Almedia, also of Winthrop, is arrested on an outstanding warrant.

3:44 a.m. — Units respond to Almont Street on a report of a fight. It was a verbal dispute and all parties are leaving for the night.

4:16 a.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from a parking lot on Pauline Street.

4:32 a.m. — WPD make arrangements for four youths to return home to Revere after a disturbance call at Winthrop and Centre streets.

6:06 a.m. — A Pleasant Street resident reports his golden retriever “Casey” is missing. ACO is notified.

7:03 p.m. — A report of a drug deal on Shirley Street is bogus.

7:35 p.m. — Action Ambulance calls to report a person in a Volkswagen is driving around the entrance to their property on Shirley Street. The driver might be an employee that was fired for allegedly stealing drugs.

10:23 p.m. — Officers ask a group of kids on Coral Avenue to go inside for the night.

11:45 p.m. — A large group of people in multiple vehicles are drinking and driving in circles in the Deer Island Parking Lot. State Police and Revere Police are notified. The area is eventually cleared out.

July 12

12:36 a.m. — A party on Beacon Street is broken up for the night.

2:19 a.m. — A group of ten kids is dispersed from Ingleside Park.

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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