Police Blotter 07-28-2011
9:02 a.m. — A Charles Street resident reports that a kid in the neighborhood damaged her fence while playing a game of “manhunt.” Officers speak to the youth, who will fix the two broken pickets.
9:34 a.m. — A Seal Harbor resident reports that she has been receiving harassing phone calls on her cell phone. She is told to contact her cell provider to have her phone monitored.
11:51 a.m. — A Forrest Street resident reports that her car has been keyed or scratched in two spots near the trunk and rear bumper.
2:01 a.m. — A woman, who was reported to appear disoriented near Thornton Park, is transported to the hospital.
2:25 p.m. — Officers execute a search warrant on Governors Drive.
3:23 p.m. — WPD is asked to execute a warrant from Florida against a person living in town. It turns out that the warrant is only enforceable in Florida and surrounding states.
7:32 p.m. — Officers perform a well-being check on a resident at her sister’s request. Everything is OK.
10:08 p.m. — A Putnam Street resident reports that a kid is throwing rocks at her home, although no one is around when units respond. Officers will keep an eye on the house.
10:18 p.m. — Tracey Yahia, 44, of Winthrop is arrested on charges of disturbing the peace and a threat to commit a crime after her roommate called WPD and asked for its assistance.
12:45 a.m. — A large group of kids is dispersed from Yirrell Beach.
6:23 a.m. — A caller reports a homeless person is “begging for money” at the corner of Bartlett Road and Pleasant Street, but no one is around when units respond.
7 a.m. — A caller reports three females in a dark blue car are acting suspicious. Police don’t find anyone matching the description in the area.
8:01 a.m. — A caller from a Winthrop business reports an incidence of vandalism to a motor vehicle.
10:12 a.m. — A caller from the Winthrop Golf Club reports three separate incidents of vandalism to the course greens.
10:28 a.m. — Steven Brown, 21, of Winthrop, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
12:05 p.m. — WPD receives a report that a pharmacy in town has received three counterfeit $20 bills.
12:10 p.m. — An allegedly intoxicated male is spotted by an officer at Shore Drive and Neptune Avenue. The vehicle is towed, and the person transported to the hospital. He will be summonsed to court.
1:10 p.m. — A Nevada Street resident came into the station to report a case of harassment and threats allegedly involving someone who was contracted to do work inside her home.
5:45 p.m. — A Read Street resident reports her dog was severely attacked by a larger, unaccompanied dog. The Winthrop ACO is on vacation, so the Revere and Chelsea ACOs are notified. Later, WPD receives a report that a man and a woman were seen retrieving a large, white dog from the area. Sadly, the resident called the following day to report that her dog died.
8:52 p.m — An Ocean View Street resident reports her husband is having a problem with a tenant on the first floor. All parties are advised of their rights. A short time later, the landlord came into the station to report that he was assaulted by the tenant after he “burst into his apartment trying to throw him out.”
9:51 p.m. — A Revere Street resident complains about a barking dog. Officers respond, and all seems to be quiet.
10:07 p.m. — Lt. Scapra asks a group of people in three vehicles to leave the parking lot of a convenience store on Revere Street, where several customers reported feeling intimidated as they entered the store.
12:11 a.m. — A driver is cited for multiple motor vehicle violations and summonsed to court.
1:02 a.m. — A report of a possible break-in on Cliff Avenue is unfounded. The noises the resident heard might have been caused by a child.
1:07 a.m. — A caller reports a group of kids are causing a disturbance outside a house on Dolphin Avenue, but all is quiet when officers arrive.
9:26 a.m. — A construction company reports the theft of a 3-by-4 sign from a job site.
11:20 a.m. — A father comes into the station seeking advice regarding his 14-year-old daughter, who is dating a 20-year-old male.
5:07 p.m. — The owner of a Beach Road property reports the address was broken into and property was damaged. He believes a former tenant is responsible.
6:18 p.m. — Officers give a stern warning to a male who reportedly honked his horn at a school bus, scaring the children, near a daycare center.
6:31 p.m. — Officers respond to an altercation on Bowdoin Street. Later, one of the parties came into the station to report that he was threatened — a piece of information he did not tell the responding officers.
6:54 p.m. — Kara Marie Murphy, 24, of Nahant, was arrested and charged for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
8:08 p.m. — A driver is cited for motor vehicle violations on Revere Street.
8:34 p.m. — A Court Road resident calls about “noxious fumes surrounding his property, emanating from the airport.” Caller is concerned for his safety, and that of his neighbors and Winthrop residents. He said he has called the Board of Health, the Fire Department, and elected officials. He wants his concerns placed on the record.
10:30 p.m. — Officers respond to a Putnam Street business, where a couple is engaged in a “heated verbal dispute.” The matter is resolved without incident. The parties are staying in separate locations for the night.
10:38 p.m. — Marco Rodriguez, 34, of Revere, is placed into protective custody after he reported to have driven over the lawn of a Shirley Street residence.
1:03 a.m. — A Veteran’s Road resident reports that her daughter was attacked by her “pet snake.” According to reports, the girl suffered from not a snake bite but a razor laceration, which produced a “large amount of blood loss.” The cut was accidentally caused while the victim was doing an art project.
10:42 a.m. — A Revere Street resident reports a lawn chair was stolen from his property.
1p.m. — A caller complains about a man taking pictures at Yirrell Beach. An officers responds and files a report.
2:17 p.m. — A caller reports her daughter is home alone and three people just knocked on the front door. The people turned out to be friends of the girl’s father.
3:15 p.m. — A woman came into the station to detail problems she is having with her ex-husband concerning their children. She alleges that the father texted her photos of the children “picking up trash in 90 degree heat.”
5:05 p.m. — WPD contacts the Department of Public Works concerning work that is being done at a Shore Drive location. According to reports, the work has resulted in damage to the town’s sidewalk and curb.
5:30 p.m. — A caller reports a case of road rage in which a woman banged on her car window at an intersection in town.
6:52 p.m. — WPD and the Parks and Rec. Department sort out a problem at the Kennedy Road soccer field, where a group of people were reportedly using the facility without a permit.
8:14 p.m. — A Boston resident reports that his father, who lives in Winthrop, wired a “large amount” of money to Lima, Peru.
9:11 p.m. — Officers receive complaints about a truck that is parked on blocks and jacks on Wilshire Street. WPD will contact the owner to have the vehicle removed in the morning.
12:11 a.m. — A Good Samaritan returned a wallet and other items to a WPD, which was then returned to a Bellevue Avenue resident.
1:19 a.m. — A caller reports that a male wearing a No. 12 Patriots jersey ripped a sideview mirror off of a parked car on Washington Avenue.
1:42 a.m. — Officers send a group of kids from the basketball courts on Walden Street.
2:47 a.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from Yirrell Beach.
7:33 a.m. — An officer confiscates a needle that was found on Cliff Avenue.
9:18 a.m. — Roy Wells, 45, of Winthrop, was arrested and charged with shoplifting by concealing merchandise.
10:34 a.m. — A hit-and-run driver killed a cat on Morton Street. The cat’s owner said she sees the car regularly, and will give WPD the license plate number if she can.
2 p.m. — A Dorchester resident came into the station to report he lost an iPhone in Winthrop on July 5.
2:14 p.m. — A caller reports a pellet from a BB gun was shot through the window of his truck.
11:11 p.m. — Brian Donahue, 30, of Winthrop, was placed into protective custody after units were dispatched to the CVS on Woodside Avenue on a report of a fight.
12:16 a.m. — A caller reports a male stole her purse from her car.
1:25 a.m. — Officers disperse a group from the White Hen Pantry on Revere Street.
2:13 a.m. — Officers respond to Putnam Street, where a woman is injured but being uncooperative and refusing medical attention. The woman claimed she fell on the street. The male party had left the area for the night.
2:58 a.m. — Units respond to the Winthrop Golf Club, where a group of kids are driving around on golf carts.
4:50 a.m. — Officers find the side door to a daycare center open. Nothing appears to have been taken or disturbed, and the door was secured.
10:29 a.m. — A Grovers Avenue resident reports that his car’s sideview mirror appears to be have been shot out by a BB gun.
12:12 p.m. — An elderly female came into the station to report she is having trouble collecting the rent from a tenant. She also said the tenant has not returned an air conditioner she lent him. She is advised that these are civil matters.
1:02 p.m. — A Cambridge resident walked into the station and told officers she had just been assaulted “by means of a dangerous weapon” by her husband. A short time later, WPD executed a search warrant on Washington Avenue and arrested Osman Nil, 58, of Winthrop, and charged him with assault with a dangerous weapon and domestic assault and battery.
5:58 p.m. — A caller reports that his estranged wife has a male guest in her home, in the company of his daughters. He is “not comfortable” about the situation and will seek court action. A few minutes later, the woman called to report the male caller was on her porch. Officers advise the man to leave the scene and seek a remedy in court. Later still, the woman called back, alleging the husband gained entry into her home. She obtained an emergency restraining order.
6:52 p.m. — A woman states that she saw a motorcyclist “pull a wheelie” and almost lose control of the bike on Shirley Street.
7:17 p.m. — James Rozencranz, 57, of Milton, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and assault and battery on a police officer.
11:58 p.m. — Officers respond to report of a fight on Circuit Road. One person who tried to break up the fight required medical attention.
12:29 a.m. — Officers locate two parties lighting fireworks in Ingleside Park, and break up the festivities.
1:21 a.m. — Officers conduct a well-being check on a resident Golden Drive. All is OK.
3:18 a.m. — A unit responds to Brookfield Road and Pleasant Street on a report that someone evaded a taxi fare. The matter was resolved by the time the officer arrives.
6:22 a.m. — A DPW workers returns several personal items, including a cell phone and an expensive pair of sunglasses, to the police station for safekeeping.
7:54 a.m. — A caller reports an awful smell coming from the Congregational Church on Tewksbury Street. The culprit was a trash removal truck that was parked near the entrance to the church. An officer left a message with the company’s “removal phone line.”
8:11 a.m. — A woman, who had been reported missing by her husband in Waltham, comes into the police station to resolve the matter. Her husband didn’t know she was staying with friends in Winthrop.
2:03 p.m. — A caller from the Executive Apartments asks for assistance in having some unwanted guests leave for the day.
3:46 p.m. — A group of people playing at Cellucci Field is asked to obtain a permit before using the facility.
9:45 p.m. — A woman came into the station to report she was assaulted by her ex-husband during the exchange of custody of their children.
10:06 p.m. — A group of kids is dispersed from Court Road and Johnson Avenue.
10:38 p.m. — A Cottage Park Road resident reports that the glass on the backdoor to his home was destroyed.