Police Blotter 07-22-2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010
By Transcript Staff

July 12

5:50 a.m. — A caller requests help getting his keys back from a female acquaintance. An officer responds, but the woman has left the area. The man is given a ride to the train station.

8:18 a.m. — A family member reports that a relative is driving a car even though his license has been suspended for medical reasons.

10:12 a.m. — The ACO is notified about a dog that has been left unattended inside a car on Washington Avenue.

4:15 p.m. — A caller is concerned about the well-being of a 92-year-old female. An officer responds and finds no cause for alarm.

4:34 p.m. — A caller states that his Garmin GPS, valued at approximately $130, was stolen on June 7.

5:16 p.m. — A woman reports that her ex-husband violated a 209-A violation by yelling a profanity at her while she was driving on Revere Street.

8:17 p.m. — A caller reports that he found evidence of a break-in at his mother’s residence on Sea Foam Avenue.

8:22 p.m. — Units respond to a Nevada Street location on a report of “loud male disturbing other people in the yard.” The incident involves an ongoing landlord/tenant dispute.

9:51 p.m. — The manager of the CVS on Woodside Avenue reports a shoplifting incident. Three youths are given trespass notices, and their parents are notified.

July 13

7:50 a.m. — A Cottage Park Road resident reports that his front license plate has been missing since June 21.

8:23 p.m. — The Paul Revere Bus Co. agrees to take a bus out of service after a detail officer observed it emitting an excessive amount of smoke.

10:15 a.m. — A party came in to the Police Station to report a domestic assault and battery that occurred the night before.

3 p.m. — The ACO is notified of a baby raccoon in a trash receptacle on North Avenue.

3:07 p.m. — A “highly intoxicated” female called trying to report a crime.

3:33 p.m. — Kimberly Haikola, 39, of Winthrop. was arrested on a charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise after a call from the CVS on Woodside Avenue.

6:40 p.m. — Officers respond to a verbal dispute on Kennedy Road.

10:30 p.m. — Officers disperse a group from Shore Drive.

11:11 p.m. — A group of 10 kids are dispersed from Shore and Dolphin avenues.

11:27 p.m. — Units help a Dolphin Avenue resident get an opossum out of her home. The opossum was an uninvited guest.

July 14

7:33 a.m. — A Shirley Street resident reports overhearing a man against whom he has a pending court case say to a third party that he has a “cross-bow with 1,000 pounds of pressure” and “would use it on an unidentified individual.” He wants WPD to document the incident should he need the log entry for an upcoming court hearing.

10:19 a.m. — A caller from the Little League Field on Cross Street reports that a softball was tossed through the double-pane glass window of the snack bar. The cost of the damage was unknown, but it certainly won’t be peanuts.

11:26 a.m. — A man came into the station to report that he heard, secondhand, that his former employer is upset with him and “may have him beat up.” He wants the incident placed on the record.

12:06 p.m. — A woman reports that her personal water craft, valued at approximately $10,000, was stolen overnight.

12:50 p.m. — Richard Ivaldi, 39, of Revere was arrested on four active warrants after an “anonymous” female caller reported her brother is driving with a suspended license.

1 p.m. — The Revere ACO is notified of two dead animals on Veterans Road.

2:16 p.m. — A cab driver reports that someone bailed on him near Summit Avenue. The responding officer couldn’t find the suspect but he did find the evader’s wallet.

8:01 p.m. — A caller reports that two young girls are being bothered by a man, possibly their father, at the CVS Pharmacy on Woodside Avenue. An officer responds and there was no need to take action.

9:37 p.m. — A person came into the Police Station to report that, at 8:45 a.m. in the morning, a man went into her yard and took her grandson’s bag of cans, valued at approximately $3. She got the person’s license plate number, and officers left a message with the offender so that the victim can redeem his stolen property.

10:35 p.m. — Units respond to the Town Pier on Shirley Street on a report of a large fight. All parties are sent on their way without any incidents or arrests.

July 15

7:21 a.m. — A Beach Road resident reports that someone stole approximately nine lawn ornaments from her property last night. Officers will keep an eye out for any suspicious figures.

8:13 a.m. — A Shore Drive resident reports that some pinwheels and an American flag were stolen from her property last night. She has information about the person she thinks took the items.

8:15 a.m. — A person found a passport in the area of the DPW property on Kennedy Road. Attempts to reach the owner were unsuccessful.

9:55 a.m. — The caretaker of the Little League Field on Cross Street reports additional cases of vandalism.

11:18 a.m. — Elizabeth Deneen, 31, of Winthrop and John Michael Ratcliff, 50, of Winthrop, are arrested on a past case of larceny over $250.

11:29 a.m. — A Winthrop resident reports being the victim of a hit-and-run accident involving a truck towing a boat called “Short Trip.”

11:40 a.m. — A dead seal is found on the beach, near Shore Drive and Hawthorn Avenue.

1:08 p.m. — A woman who reported her car stolen to the Revere Police Dept. yesterday found her car inside the Elks parking lot. There was no damage to the car, and it is believed someone used a spare key to drive the vehicle.

3:31 p.m. — Six youths are asked to leave an area near the CVS Pharmacy on Woodside Avenue.

6:09 p.m. — An astute witness reports that a male wearing “black shorts, a shirt with no sleeves and sneakers that appear to be too big for him” is trying to open car doors in the area of Otis Street and Tafts Avenue. An officer locates the subject and filed a report.

8:44 p.m. — A caller rang the WPD to report a male is trying to sell jewelry at a business address on Crest Avenue. The subject had left the area by the time officers responded.

9:22 p.m. — A group of kids “pool hopping” on Wheelock Street are brought home for the night.

10:31 p.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from the Belle Isle Cemetery.

July 16

12:35 p.m. — WPD tows a car on Douglas Street for disturbing the peace; the car’s horn had been blowing all morning, and attempts to contact the owner were unsuccessful.

12:40 p.m. — The victim of an apparent domestic assault and battery is taken to the hospital. The alleged suspect works in Wellesley, and that town’s Police Department is asked to arrest him if they locate him. The man, Rodrigo Santos, 34, is later arrested by Wellesley Police and transported back to Winthrop. He is charged with assault and battery/authority under 209-A and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot).

1:27 p.m. — A resident reports being victimized by a fraudulent transaction over the Internet. What she thought was a new item turned out to be old and used. She is advised of her rights.

2:18 p.m. — A resident reports receiving phone calls from the mother of a man she has a 209-A against.

5:03 p.m. — A person from Energy To Go on Shirley Street reports the theft of three bicycles.

5:09 p.m. — A caller reports that, while trying to fish at the Belle Isle Boatyard, three men in a boat told him they owned the property. They then took his fishing rod and broke it.

10:56 p.m. — Two 11-year-old boys came into the Police Station to report they had a strange conversation inside a sub shop with a man who was talking about guns and the FBI. The man is known to have mental problems. The boys were taken home, and the parent at whose house the boys were having a sleepover was informed about the curfew and letting kids out at such a late hour.

July 17

12:02 a.m. — Officers disperse a group of people from the Cumberland Farms on Revere Street after WPD received a report of a fight.

12:26 a.m. — James MacDonald, Wheberson Almeida and Mohamed Chakib Haddad, all of Winthrop, are arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property over $250 after WPD received a call from Shore Drive.

8:42 a.m. — A Washington Avenue resident reports that she had to have two surveyors removed from her property this morning. She said the surveyors were hired by a neighbor with whom she is having a “boundary dispute.”

10 a.m. — Two females report a male is trespassing on their property on Washington Avenue. Officers respond, talk to all parties, and the matter seems to be settled.

10:44 a.m. — A Hermon Street resident reports that his lawn mower, valued at approximately $175, was stolen out of his backyard sometime last night.

11:15 a.m. — A Washington Avenue resident reports that someone spray-painted on his property. WPD indicates that this is a civil matter concerning the aforementioned “boundary dispute.”

5:58 p.m. — A caller reports a fight in progress at a Shore Drive residence. Officers respond, but the woman who was involved in the dispute does not want to take any action, saying nothing happened.

6:42 p.m. — A resident says her brother has made threats, and that she and her mother are afraid. Officers will check on the house during the night.

7:25 p.m. — A caller says a raccoon is hanging from a tree over a yard where kids are playing. The Winthrop ACO is on vacation, while Revere and Chelsea’s ACOs are not on duty today.

7:51 p.m. — WPD receives calls about two brothers fighting on Hermon Street, but they deny the allegation.

11:52 p.m. — A person working on his car on Shirley Street is told to muffle it for the night.

July 18

1:14 a.m. — Officers send several groups of people in cars from the area of Governors Drive.

2:18 a.m. — A group of approximately 25 people is dispersed from Winthrop and Revere streets after WPD received a report of a fight.

7:12 a.m. — A man who fell asleep in Ingleside Park receives a WPD wake-up call. He is in good health and leaves without incident.

7:48 a.m. — Kumai Anand Pandey, 33, of Winthrop is arrested on a charge of assault and battery. The arrest was preceded by an E-911 call in which a woman said she caught her hand in a door. While being transported to the hospital, she said that her husband intentionally slammed her hand in the door.

10 p.m. — Joseph Fry Jr., 28, of Winthrop was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery/authority under 209-A-6

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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