Police Blotter 10-21-2010
10:35 a.m. — A Sea View Avenue resident reports that her dog was attacked by two large, unleashed dogs while her husband was out walking their pet. The ACO was notified.
12:05 p.m. — A woman reported that a man approached her with flowers, and he became belligerent when she refused them. Officer Hickey located the subject, who was heading out of town.
6:52 p.m. — Units respond to a Veterans Road apartment, where a mother and her daughter were having a verbal argument.
6:54 p.m. — A Winthrop Street resident reported that her car was vandalized.
7:08 p.m. — Units break up a group of kids who were playing football on Trident Avenue.
10:36 p.m. — Units disperse a group of kids from Governors Drive.
12:38 a.m. — A caller reports that a black Infinity just struck two parked cars on Shirley Street and kept driving. Another car followed the Infinity to a Veterans Road location, where officers couldn’t get a response. Officers did observe major damage to the front end of the Infinity, as well as leaking fluids.
11:03 a.m. — Several vehicles were stopped, and the drivers issued verbal warnings, for failing to heed a stop sign in Metcalf Square.
11:37 a.m. — A driver was cited for a seat belt violation at Pauline and Hermon streets.
11:57 a.m. — A driver was cited for a seat belt violation at Pauline and Hermon streets.
12:22 p.m. — A driver was cited for a seat belt violation at Pauline and Hermon streets.
12:36 p.m. — A driver was cited for a seat belt violation at Pauline and Hermon streets.
3:32 p.m. — A man came into the Police Station to report his Toyota Tacoma was broken into, although nothing was taken.
4:09 p.m. — A caller reports a dog is barking on Plummer Avenue.
4:11 p.m. — An alarm is accidentally activated at the Winthrop Senior Center.
5:26 p.m. — A Shirley Street resident reports that his apartment was broken into, and his Xbox was stolen.
9:43 p.m. — A woman is transported by Action Ambulance to the Whidden Hospital, after she was stopped by an officer for allegedly evading a taxi fare.
7:26 a.m. — A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at the Winthrop and George streets.
7:38 a.m. — A driver was cited for a red light violation at Revere Street and Crest Avenue.
7:49 a.m. — A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on Revere Street.
8:02 a.m. — A driver was cited for a red light violation on Revere Street.
11:55 a.m. — WPD officers helped mediate a situation involving a cab driver and an elderly man who couldn’t pay his fare. The two parties exchanged information, and the cab driver was told to contact WPD if the fare wasn’t paid in a couple of days.
12:32 p.m. — A driver was issued citations for not having a license on them and a red light violation on Veterans Road.
2:50 p.m. — Officer Crisafi investigates a possible missing child case, who was reportedly with its father in Covington, LA. The child is located in LA, and all the necessary information is passed along to his mother.
3:02 p.m. — Officers, WFD and EMTs respond to a car crash on Bartlett Road.
4:32 p.m. — Officers respond to Hermon and Lincoln streets after a Paul Revere bus driver reports a disturbance with a passenger. The passenger was transported to the hospital.
5:31 p.m. — Officers respond to a domestic disturbance on Beach Road involving a son.
7 p.m. — Officers respond to a domestic disturbance on Temple Avenue.
2:02 a.m. — Officer Grimes helps an Edward Street resident secure a broken basement window that had been damaged from an earlier incident. The woman said her boyfriend was responsible, but she didn’t want to press charges.
3:10 a.m. — Daniel Dillard, 27, of Winthrop, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering at nighttime following a call from the Edward Street resident in the previous entry.
8:27 a.m. — Officers assist a Sea Foam Avenue resident with her son, who is refusing to go to school.
8:49 a.m. — A Faun Bar Avenue resident reports that her residence was broken into sometime earlier in the week. Also, her phone line was cut from the inside of her home.
12:39 p.m. — A driver was cited for a MV violation on Washington Avenue.
12:55 p.m. — A driver was cited for a MV violation at Veterans Road and Hadassah Way.
1:42 p.m. — A resident reports his RV was vandalized while it was parked in the boat yard at 1 Belle Isle Terrace.
3:34 p.m. — A resident of Odessa, Texas calls to report he is the victim of fraud involving the purchase of a dog over the Internet.
3:37 p.m. — A caller reports suspicious individuals are possibly “rolling joints” on the small path at Kennedy Road and Revere Street. The kids were sent from the area, but there was no drug activity.
4:51 p.m. — Officers respond to a verbal argument at a medical office on Main Street involving two men, one of whom was just fired. Both parties were advised of their rights.
5:57 p.m. — The ACO fields a call about an illegal Pitbull on Ingleside Avenue. The parties say they will remove the dog ASAP.
6:47 p.m. — Officers respond to a domestic disturbance on Vine Avenue.
7 p.m. — A BOLO is issued after a party reports a group of youths doing drugs while driving around in a car.
11:09 p.m. — WPD initiates an investigation involving a resident who has allegedly been scammed out of more than $2,500 by a woman in Melrose/Medford who reportedly has more than 20 open cases involving fraud and other violations. The victim’s daughter called from Florida to bring the matter to the attention of authorities.
6:43 a.m. — A driver was issued a citation for a MV violation on Townsend Street.
7:21 a.m. — A Faun Bar Avenue resident reports a possible break-in at her residence, but officers find that the wind blew items around her rear porch, giving the appearance of a disturbance.
10:43 a.m. — A driver is issued a speeding citation on Pleasant Street.
10:49 a.m. — The employee of a hair salon in town reports that her ATM card was stolen and has been used in several communities.
11:53 a.m. — A caller reports being swindled out of $1,625 she wired to a Revere Street location for an English bulldog. The incident is logged as part of an ongoing investigation by Lt. Perrin.
12:19 p.m. — WPD receives a call from an Assistant District Attorney, who reports that a Middle School student was beaten by her mother. Officers learn than the girl might have been in a fight in Lynn earlier in the week. Officers will speak to all involved parties.
1:42 p.m. — A driver is issued a speeding citation on Pleasant Street.
3:14 p.m. — Anthony Iovanna, 22, of Winthrop, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.
6:52 p.m. — A group of girls “causing trouble” at the Energy To Go on Shirley Street run away when approached by officers. Five are eventually located and brought to the Police Station, where their parents will be notified of the situation.
11:25 a.m. — The ACO is notified about a sick raccoon in the driveway of a Lincoln Street residence.
12:35 p.m. — A party reports an elderly male, who possibly has vision problems, driving at a “slow rate of speed” at Jefferson and Putnam streets.
1:09 p.m. — A caller reports a male is unconscious and “turning blue” on Pleasant Street. The man is taken to Mass General Hospital.
8:56 p.m. — A woman came into the Police Station to report that her children received an e-mail stating that she was in London, sick and in need of &3,500. Officers took all of the necessary information to file a report.
11:30 p.m. — A caller reports two unwanted guests at his home on Bellevue Avenue. The parties left while the caller was on the phone, and the residence was quiet when officers responded.
11:32 p.m. — Sergio Mendoza, 46, of Winthrop, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public consumption of alcohol after units responded to a call on Governors Drive.
11:55 p.m. — A caller reports two females are fighting at the Pleasant Park Yacht Club, but officers observe no such disturbance when they arrive.
12:08 a.m. — Officers respond to a disturbance on Crystal Cove Avenue, where one party refused medical aid.
8:50 a.m. — Officers retrieve a bicycle that was left on the property of a Shirley Street residence.
2:17 p.m. — WPD receives two calls about a woman who fell on the sidewalk on Main Street. The woman was taken to the hospital.
3:55 p.m. — A woman calls from a business on Shirley Street reports observing what she believes to be inappropriate touching/conduct involving a male and a young female. She provided descriptions of both parties, but officers didn’t find the alleged suspect or victim.
7:53 p.m. — The clerk of a Shirley Street convenience store calls to report there is a vehicle parked outside the store that is making her feel a “little uncomfortable.” Units respond and find the driver asleep, with the car running. The man was sent on the way, and the clerk thanked the WPD for its rapid response and for making her feel safe.
2 a.m. — Officers quiet down a party on Shirley Street.
8:11 a.m. — Officers respond to a domestic disturbance on Governors Drive. The male left in a taxi, while the female went to work.
8:24 a.m. — A resident asks authorities to pay special attention to cars illegally parking overnight in the area of Seymour Street and Plummer Avenue.
9:26 a.m. — A resident turns in a bone she found in the surf at Yirrell Beach. The matter will be handled by the State Police.
10:36 a.m. — The Winthrop High School principal asks officers to investigate an incident.
12:15 p.m. — A trustee of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks calls to report he was threatened by a man over the phone, after he contacted the other party and asked him to move his large truck off of the Elks’ property.
1:44 p.m. — A Peal Avenue resident reports a male just opened a window and climbed through a window. Officers located the subject, who was locked out of his apartment.
9:01 p.m. — Officers ask three men who are sitting on a car on Edward Street drinking to go inside for the night.
11:29 p.m. — Officers respond to a domestic disturbance on Douglas Street involving a female and her ex-boyfriend, who is attempting to retrieve some of his belongings.
1:18 a.m. — A Pleasant Park Road resident reports she came home to find a second-floor television set turned on. Officers respond and check the entire house, and find everything else in order.
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.