Police Blotter 02-10-2011
Monday, Jan. 31
2:22 a.m. – A series of directed patrols begin throughout the town and all streets, business areas, and school zones are deemed quiet.
4:29 a.m. – Alarm call from Alarm Central. Second floor motion sensor. Officers report building on Thornton Park is secure.
6:58 a.m. – An alarm for the lounge at the Winthrop Yacht Club is set off by cleaners and staff.
7:48 a.m. – Party reports that she can not move her vehicle out of her driveway due to a motor vehicle parked near the snow bank. Officer reports the area (Ocean Ave.) is now clear.
8:35 a.m. Party reports she is locked out of her motor vehicle on Locust Street. She does have AAA but has no access to her wallet. She request Shamrock be contacted. Message is delivered and they will assist her.
8:50 a.m. Party reports water pouting from the back of the house for five days. WFD is notified and will respond and assist.
9:21 a.m. – Party from Cross Street reports bullet hole in neighbor’s home. It is unknown how long the pellet hole has been there. Tenant just noticed it today/
12:23 p.m. Party from Ameila Avenue reports his neighbor’s alarm is sounding. He’s not sure what type of alarm it is. Officer reports building is secure but is requesting WFD to respond and check out further. Officer reports it appears to be a faulty smoke detector.
3:08 p.m. – Party reports a motor vehicle crash near the Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Strete. They pulled into the driveway and one of the operators is giving the other one a hard time. Officers report both parties exchanged information for the minor MVC.
4:19 p.m. Caller from Beach Road reports someone took off her driver’s side mirror.
4:24 p.m. – A series of directed patrols throughout the town begin and continue until 9:45 p.m. No incidents are reported – all areas quiet.
Tuesday, Feb. 1
12:31 a.m. – Accidental alarm at the Winthrop Yacht Club is confirmed.
4:21 a.m. – House owner on Wave Way Avenue called stating that he accidentally set off the house alarm and wanted to notify WPD in case the alarm company called.
6:50 a.m. – Caller from Pleasant Street reports car parked on sidewalk for five days. Vehicle is just overhanging the driveway.
7:20 a.m. – Caller from Walden Street reports his driveway is blocked. Officer reports he spoke to the owner and they said it’s okay.
7:25 a.m. – Caller from Governors Park says there is an argument in the building. Officers report verbal argument, but that all is okay, all rights have been advised.
8:35 a.m. – Caller reports minor motor vehicle accident on Beach Road.
9:20 a.m. – Detail officer reports a minor accident on the bridge. Officers will assist with registration papers.
9:48 a.m. – Caller reports motor vehicle obstructing the roadway (Prescott Street). Officer reports that there is no obstruction.
9:49 a.m. – Caller reports a motor vehicle crashed into a snowbank on Revere Street at Hutchinson Street. Officer reports all okay.
11:33 a.m. – WFD reports a motor vehicle obstructing on Pauline Street.
6:35 p.m. – Caller reports someone is throwing snow and ice at cars going by on Shirley Street.
6:39 p.m. – Caller reports car parked in the middle of the street with no one in it. Officer reports a vehicle is there but someone is moving it.
Wednesday, Feb. 2
12:54 a.m. – Vehicle ran out of gas on Pleasant Street. The operator stated that he had no money on him. He also had a small child in the vehicle. G and J Towing donated $5 of gas so they could get home.
1:19 a.m. – Caller reports two males fighting in the street. Officers located the males who stated they were just playing in the snow. The incident occurred on Veterans Road at Shirley Street.
1:23 a.m. – Male caller from Governors Park requested medical assistance. WFD and ambulance notified.
10:41 a.m. – Motor vehicle is stuck on Walden Street. Detail Officer Lieutenant Lessard reports the owner has a friend with a truck and he is pulling the car out. He will stand by for safety.
11:24 a.m. – Call that a truck is stuck in the ice on Floyd Street. Officer reports that the driver will get a tow on his own.
11:34 a.m. – Caller that the driveway entrance to a business on Veterans Road is blocked. Officer reports a motor vehicle was tagged.
12:19 p.m. – Call from a citizen on Pico Avenue that someone is plowing the street on his own and has damaged his property. A ruling is sought to clarify whether someone can plow the streets on his own. An officer arrives to check the damage and reports there is no damage. DPW Director Dave Hockey is going to check the plowing problem.
5:06 p.m. – Neighbor from Somerset Avenue called to report a dog is on the third floor porch and has been for at least five hours. He went to the home to try to contact someone but no one came to the door. Unable to find a telephone listing for the person. While an officer was en route to the scene, caller called back to say woman woke up and took dog in. Woman was okay, just asleep.
3:14 p.m. – Caller reports that the end of Nahant Avenue on the hill is dangerous and someone could end up in the water. Steve Calla of the DPW is notified.
6:18 p.m. – Woman called that cars can’t get up the hill on Summit Avenue due to the ice. Steve Calla of the DPW is notified.
8:04 p.m. – Caller from Short Street reports motor vehicle parked in the street with the motor running and no driver inside the vehicle.
10:25 p.m. – There is a black do running around off leash at Delby’s Corner. The animal control officer is not on duty.
Thursday, Feb. 3
9:52 a.m. – Caller reports an injured swan walking in the street near Belle Isle Marsh. ACO contacted and states he has previously checked out the animal and it is not injured.
10 a.m. – Fire Department reports Pauline Street is too narrow when a car parks. The parking ban is still on. Officers will make announcements and those that do not move their vehicles will have their vehicles towed. All vehicles were moved when the announcements were made.
10:26 a.m. – Report of blocked driveway on Adams Street. Homeowner called back to report vehicle has been moved.
1:27 p.m. – Caller reports a white van parked and obstructing traffic on Sagamore Avenue. Officer reports the area clear of the while van, reports citing three other vehicles for snow removal.
2:04 p.m. – Call that a large truck can not get through the Center and is causing a traffic jam. Officer reports the truck made it by and the traffic is okay.
4:11 p.m. – Truck is blocking street in French Square. An officer clears the area.
4:37 p.m. – Caller reports a vehicle is blocking an area of Nevada Street. Officer reports area has been cleared.
Friday, Feb. 4
12:42 a.m. – Motor vehicle blocking Wave Way Avenue. Officer reports area has been cleared.
12:45 a.m. – Motor vehicle is obstructing the corner of Shirley Street at Wave Way Avenue, impeding fire apparatus. Officer reports he will stand by while the vehicle is towed from the scene.
9 a.m. – Call of a vehicle parked on the wrong side of Kennedy Road impeding trucks that are removing snow. Officer reports that the vehicle has been moved.
10:47 a.m. – Caller reports Pleasant Street sidewalk in front of the hospital is impassable due to snow. Lt. DeLeo contacted EBNHC who states the hospital has been sold to a private owner. Attempts will be made on Monday to contact the assessor’s office to obtain new owner’s contact information.
3:36 p.m. – Caller reports someone is shoveling snow off his roof onto the street and hitting cars driving by. Officer reports he spoke to the owner of the car lot and he will stop.
4:05 p.m. – Caller reports car was left in the middle of Main Street, causing a traffic jam. Officer Curran reports area is clear of any illegally parked vehicles.
4:13 p.m. – Caller reports that Perkins Street is a sheet of ice. Steve Calla of DPW is notified.
4:47 p.m. – Caller reports a vehicle is obstructing Chester Avenue. Officer reports speaking to the owner who will move the vehicle.
10:54 p.m. Female banging on the door at a Charles Street residence. Two officers report. The woman is locked out of her residence and someone is coming from out of town with a key to the residence.