Police Blotter 08-18-2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010
By Transcript Staff

August 9

8:42 a.m. — A woman reported that her estranged husband had violated a restraining order by driving by her home on four different occasions starting at 6:30 a.m.

1:31 p.m. — Jennifer Bloch, 29, of Winthrop, was arrested on a charge of breaking and entering (daytime) after a Woodside Avenue resident found the alleged robber inside her home.

1:34 p.m. — A man came in to the Police Station to report a theft from his boat at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks.

2:44 p.m. — Officers respond to calls of a fight in progress on Main Street, but find no activity.

3:12 p.m. — It was a sweet and sour incident. A caller found a syringe and a packet of white powder in the gutter on Franklin Street. Officers disposed of the needle, while the powder turned out to be crushed Lifesaver candy in a sealed package.

3:33 p.m. — A Perkins Avenue resident wants to record a verbal incident involving a person with whom she is having an ongoing dispute over parking. No threats were made.

8:30 p.m. — Erick Capone, 22, of Tyngsboro, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

8:54 p.m. — A Payson Street resident reports that some is throwing lit matches on her front porch. Officers will keep an eye on the house for the remainder of the night.

9:35 p.m. — Officers respond to Shore Drive on a report of a domestic dispute. They discover two women engaged in “mutual assault and battery.” They were advised of their fights … er, rights.

August 10

12:29 a.m. — Officers respond to a verbal dispute at a Shore Drive residence. All parties were sent on their way.

12:36 a.m. — A woman reports her brother is threatening her over the phone. She will obtain a restraining order in the morning, and officers are advised of the situation.

8:47 a.m. — Officers take a man to the Orient Heights Train Station after units respond to a domestic call on Sea Foam Avenue.

9:45 p.m. — A Pleasant Ct. resident reports vandalism on his property.

9:53 p.m. — A Nahant Avenue resident reports having trouble with his daughter’s boyfriend, who will not leave his home. The boyfriend is gone by the time officers respond.

August 11

12:24 a.m. — A caller reports a woman is crying in the Winthrop Lodge of Elks parking lot, while a man stands nearby. There was nobody there when officers responded.

1:42 a.m. — A Belle Isle Terrace resident reports that the tenant on the first floor of his building is acting “very strange towards him and his girlfriend.” He wants the matter recorded.

1:56 a.m. — Officers respond to Sea Foam Avenue, where a man and a woman are arguing inside a car. They agree to motor on inside for the night.

9:36 a.m. — Officers respond to Shore Drive on a report of an argument between three individuals. One of the parties was picked up by her father.

11:18 a.m. — A woman called to report she lost her ATM card in a bank machine on Main Street.

12:05 p.m. — A man reports that his car was vandalized on Aug. 10 while it was parked on Governors Drive. The driver’s side was “keyed” and the left front and rear headlights were smashed.

3:32 p.m. — A 13-year-old boy was hit by a blue SUV at Cottage and Hillside avenues. The driver of the SUV got out of his car but left the scene after he determined that the boy was OK. The driver did return to the scene, and officers were able to fill out a complete report.

6:14 p.m. — A caller reports a man in a green SUV is stealing material from a construction site on Short Beach. The State Police is notified.

6:48 p.m. — Officers dispose of a hypodermic needle that was found on Perkins Street.

7:06 p.m. — A woman called to report that her brother’s boyfriend threatened to harm her or her property if she testified against her. The matter was recorded, and the court was notified.

7:39 p.m. — A caller from Beach Road reports a raccoon, possibly with distemper, is on the street. The animal was put down by Revere and State Police.

7:43 p.m. — ACO VanBuskirk and Officer Armistead put down a raccoon on Almont Street

8:48 p.m. — Deborah Kirby, 42, of Winthrop, was arrested on an OUI charge after a caller reported an erratic driver in the area of Magee’s Corner.

9:15 p.m. — A caller reports that a driver just broke a chain at Hannaford Park with his vehicle.

10:28 p.m. — Officers respond to a report that two young males were spray painting the beach wall on Grovers Avenue. The suspects fled the scene in a Dodge Durango.

11:03 p.m. — A female comes into the WPD to report the theft of a ring.

11:43 p.m. — A Viking Taxi driver found a small dog and will keep it until the owner is located.

August 12

12:20 a.m. — Officers confiscate a bone that was left in the front yard of a house on Bowdoin Street.

10:29 a.m. — A caller reports that a man is either asleep or unconscious at Yirrell Beach. Officers respond and find that the perfectly healthy man was simply taking a break.

1:55 p.m. — Officers ask an employee at the Water Tower on Faun Bar Avenue to keep his dog on a leash when he’s working.

4:12 p.m. — A caller reports that someone might be stealing something from the CVS Pharmacy. The manager informed the responding officers that the party did not steal anything. (Of course, the officers will never be able to get their stolen time back).

4:17 p.m. — A report of a fight inside Ingleside Park turns out to be a group of kids playing and wrestling.

4:19 p.m. — An officer responds to Lowell Road to negotiate a settlement between a neighbor whose garage window was broken by a group of kids.

4:49 p.m. — A woman came into the WPD to report a case of harassment involving an old boyfriend. She is in the process of pursuing legal action, and is told to call for a 209-A if anything happens overnight.

August 13

12:13 a.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from Governors Drive.

12:22 a.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from the Beach Wall on Grovers Avenue.

12:32 a.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from the White Hen Pantry on Revere Stret.

1:28 a.m. — A Shirley Street resident calls to complain about a man who is “incessantly” knocking at his door, asking from someone named Casey.

4:08 a.m. — James Keith, 29, of Dedham, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct after WPD received a call of a car blocking the way on Ingleside Avenue.

10:09 a.m. — A Central Street resident reports that her sideview mirror was damaged “once again,” and that the side of her car was “keyed.”

1:400 p.m. — The property manager at a Moore Street residence reports that someone shot up the front stairs with paint balls within the last 24 hours. He thinks the perpetrators may resident across the street.

2:59 p.m. — A party reports that someone stole three ladders from a work site in town. The larceny occurred while the worker stepped out for lunch.

3:34 p.m. — A Somerset Avenue resident reports his apartment was broken into.

6:07 p.m. — Two youths report that, while they were inside Kathy’s Place, their bicycles were stolen. The bikes were located a short time later.

6:56 p.m. — A Washington Avenue resident reports that someone may have broken into her home. Officers respond and find signs of a break-in. The residence will be processed for fingerprints.

8:15 p.m. — A Thornton Park resident reports an intruder in his house. It turns out that the owner and the so-called intruder know each other. All is OK.

August 14

12:22 a.m. — A party reports two people are fighting in a car on Revere Street. Officers advise the parties of their rights.

7:45 a.m. — A Sea View Avenue resident reports a raccoon on his property. WPD notifies the Animal Rescue League, as the Winthrop, Revere and Chelsea ACOs are all unavailable.

8 a.m. — A good Samaritan returns a wallet to the Police Station.

9:10 a.m. — A caller reports that a car on Atlantic Street has two smashed windows. The owner is contacted and given the shattering news.

12:05 p.m. — A man comes into the WPD to report the violation of a Child Visitation Order. He is told to pursue the matter in Probate Court.

6:33 p.m. — Christopher Michael Sinatra, 22, of Winthrop, is arrested on charges of larceny over $250 and operating an unregistered/uninsured motor vehicle with a suspended license. The arrest was preceded by a call in which someone alleged that some metal was stolen from a project on Short Beach.

7:49 p.m. — Callers state there is an intoxicated male causing a disturbance at the Lodge of Elks. The man, and two others, left by cab before officers responded.

11:23 p.m. — A caller reports a large pool party on North Avenue. By the time units respond, the partiers had gone inside and all was quiet.

August 15

12:38 a.m. — Officers ask a person to stop working on a vehicle on Shirley Street.

1:06 a.m. — Officers are dispatched to Nevada Street on a report of a loud party, but when they get there the festivities are breaking up.

6:53 a.m. — Charles Bean, 31, of Weymouth, is arrested on five outstanding warrants after a stop on Grandview Avenue. The two people who were with the suspect were sent out of the area.

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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