Police Blotter 03-24-2011

Thursday, March 24, 2011
By Transcript Staff

March 14

1:35 p.m. — Officer Callinan found a license plate while working a detail on Hagman Road. The owner was contacted and told to pick up the plate at the station.

4:55 p.m. — The DPW is notified about a sink hole on Read Street.

5:42 p.m. — A Revere Street resident called to complain about tenants in neighboring houses who are parking too close to her driveway, making it hard for her to get in and out of her spot. She was advised to contact the landlord to have them speak to his or her tenants, as well as the DPW about improving signage in the area.

7 p.m. — A resident comes into the station to report a lost or stolen license plate.

7:10 p.m. — Officers are dispatched to a convenience store in town regarding a clerk who allegedly short-changed a customer. The surveillance tape will be removed and the matter resolved at a later date.

7:11 p.m. — A group of kids are dispersed from Revere Street after a resident reported they were throwing rocks at his house.

March 15

7:37 a.m. — A caller reports a stray dog roaming in the vicinity of Bartlett Parkway.

10:30 a.m. — A caller reports her car was struck while it was parked on Sturgis Street.

12:24 p.m. — A Winthrop Street resident asks for help with his girlfriend, who has been drinking. She is voluntarily transported to MGH for an evaluation.

12:58 p.m. — A man comes into the station asking for help in setting up a time when he can pick up some belongings at his ex-wife’s home.

2:17 p.m. — A caller from a gas station and car wash on Main Street reports a change machine may have been vandalized on March 14.

3:59 p.m. — Officers assist a man pick up his child from his ex-wife’s residence for a court-ordered visit.

6:58 p.m. — An Overlook Drive resident reports that, upon returning from the hospital, she found her son inside her apartment against her wishes. The son left by the time units responded.

7:14 p.m. — A resident called the station to report she was punched in the face by her 13-year-old daughter. The punch was accidental, the victim refused medical treatment, and the matter was resolved without further incident.

7:33 p.m. — A caller report someone might be stealing building materials from a Nahant Avenue site, but the call is unfounded.

8:26 p.m. — Officers respond to a verbal domestic dispute on Hermon Street.

March 16

9:25 a.m. — A Governors Drive resident reports his car was struck while it was parked in Cambridge or near his apartment.

11:11 a.m. — A car is towed from Revere and Harvard streets for having an expired registration.

11:39 a.m. — Units respond to Fremont Street on a report of a domestic dispute. It was a verbal dispute between a man and woman, who went separate ways.

5:54 p.m. — A Bowdoin Street resident reports two men in a blue truck were going through her dumpster. Officers were unable to locate the subjects.

9:43 p.m. — A Sunnyside Avenue resident reports receiving an obscene phone call. She provided the number that showed up on her caller ID.

9:46 p.m. — Officers are dispatched to Jefferson Street on a report of a group of kids fighting and running around, but no one is around when units arrive,

10:20 p.m. — A River Road resident reports that a two youths just kicked her fence in. Officers located the two subjects, who will fix any damage they caused.

10:34 p.m. — Melissa MacNeil, 18, of Winthrop, was arrested on several charges, including unlawful possession of alcohol and disturbing the peace, following a report of an underage party on Buchanan Street.

10:47 p.m. —  Officers clear out a large group of kids from the tennis courts on Ocean View Street.

11:55 p.m. — A caller says he did receive the correct amount of change from a convenience store clerk. The matter will be followed up by an officer.

March 17

12:14 a.m. — Officers assist a Sewall Avenue resident who is having a hard time with her son, who had left the scene upon their arrival.

2:56 a.m. — A husband reports that his son has assaulted his mother, who suffered a laceration over her left eye and was transported to the hospital. The son had left by the time units arrived. The son, Evangelos Georgakakis, later returned home and was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery.

5:58 a.m. — A woman reports that two of her car tires were stolen while parked in the area of Shirley Street and Veterans Road.

11:28 a.m. — A Revere resident reports her car was struck while it was parked near a drugstore in town. The other party left a number, and the caller was advised to handle the situation through her insurance company.

11:41 a.m. — A woman came into the station to report receiving harassing phone calls.

5:16 p.m. — Units respond to the Public Landing, where a woman reports having an argument with her daughter and being afraid that the situation might turn physical.

6:20 p.m. — The property manager at 230 Governors Drive reports that several kids “berated” a security guard and threw a bottle of water at him. Officers are unable to locate the kids, but will follow up later in the evening.

March 18

12:33 a.m. —  A caller reports two men are fighting on Sea Foam Avenue, but the area is clear when officers respond.

7:46 a.m. — A father calls to report a man was waving at his daughters on Revere Street. An officer responded, and the girls didn’t know the man, who left the area, or why he was waving at them.

10:14 a.m. — A man reports that a male approached his daughters and asked them if they wanted a ride.

11:48 a.m. — A Forrest Street resident reports that his identity was fraudulently used to obtain telephone service in Sprinfield, Mass.

12:18 p.m. — A caller reports that two men are stealing the guardrail on Terrace Avenue. An officer spoke to the men, who didn’t take any town property, just scraps.

12:50 p.m. — A Summit Avenue resident reports someone tried to break into his home while he was sleeping.

1:06 p.m. — A woman came into the station to report a case of identity theft.

9:47 p.m. — A Faun Bar Avenue resident requests help in getting her husband to leave for the night. The man left without incident.

March 19

9:30 a.m. — A Shirley Street resident reports that his Cadillac was scratched on the driver’s side and trunk.

11:10 a.m. — A party reports a case of fraud involving a forged check.

1:30 p.m. — Officers disperse a man who is trespassing on Winthrop Housing Authority property.

1:43 p.m. —  A woman calls to say she has found a set of keys. The owner of the keys called a short time later, and he was put in contact with the Good Samaritan.

3:18 p.m. — An Upland Road resident reports a raccoon “curled up in a ball” on her deck. Such behavior is normal at this time of year, and the caller is advised to call back if the situation changes.

11:14 p.m. — Officers quiet down a party on Orlando Avenue. The mother of one of the participants is notified.

March 20

10:32 a.m. — WPD receives several calls about a dead raccoon at Revere Street and Summit Avenue. The ACO is out of town, so the DPW is asked to handle the removal.

11:13 a.m. — Officers report to Sunset Road and Main Street, where a truck has been vandalized.

3:58 p.m. — A caller reports two men are attempting to steal a sewer cover on Bayou Street. The sewer cover is recovered, and the parties are identified. Officer Hickey will seek complaints in East Boston District Court.

8:52 p.m. — A Faun Bar Avenue resident reports a man came to his door stating he was making a delivery. The resident wasn’t expecting a delivery and wanted the incident recorded, as he is “having problems with a party out of Lynn.”

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