Police Blotter 08-11-2011

Friday, August 12, 2011
By Transcript Staff

August 1

9:12 a.m. — A woman reports that her wallet and keys were stolen or lost last night at an eatery in town. She has changed her locks, and will contact the RMV regarding her license, which she believes might have “been used in the past few days at 7-11.”

11:05 a.m. — A resident reports that she fell and suffered injuries to her face and right wrist and hand after falling over a “heaved up” portion of sidewalk on Somerset Avenue. She requests that the DPW repair the sidewalk ASAP.

2:57 p.m. — A lost kitten was found on Shore Drive. It will be cared for until the owner comes forward.

4:35 p.m. — A man requests that an officer stand by while he retrieves his belongings from a Undine Street residence.

5:36 p.m. — A caller reports a car is speeding up and down streets in the area of Fort Heath.

7:56 p.m. — A caller reports a suspicious male on Pond Street, but he is waiting for his wife, who is working as a home health aide in the area.

August 2

12:30 a.m. — A traffic citation is issued on Lincoln Street.

1:11 a.m. —  A traffic citation is issued at Revere Street and Sagamore Avenue.

3:25 a.m. — Santa Vargas, 33, was arrested and charged with assault and battery on a police officer, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. The arrest came after a traffic stop on Shirley Street.

1:10 p.m. — The father of a six-year-old girl came into the station to report a dispute with the mother of his child over custody. He was advised to pursue the matter in probate court.

1:56 p.m. — A resident found two keys near the bus stop in front of the police station, and brought them to WPD for safekeeping.

3:01 p.m. — A Revere Street resident reports a “terrible odor” coming from “the waste trucks.” An officer spoke to the owner of the company, who said all the vehicles are now inside.

3:23 p.m. — Officers responded to Charles Street on a report of a child being beaten. It was a verbal dispute, and no action was necessary.

10:32 p.m. — A man came into the station alleging that he is being threatened as a result of a civil matter.

10:42 p.m. — A resident reports that his 16-year-old daughter has not returned home. He calls back a short time later to report she is safe and sound.

August 3

12:40 a.m. — A Kennedy Road resident reports that the front passenger window of his car was smashed in while parked on Main Street.

3:18 a.m. — A driver will be summoned for operating a motor vehicle after her license was suspended.

10 a.m. — A man requests that an officer stand by while he picks up some belongings from a Sagamore Avenue residence.

10:16 a.m. — An officer assists with the exchanging of papers following a minor traffic accident. No injuries were reported.

10:49 a.m. — A Revere Street resident reports the theft of a 45-pound weight and a golf club from the side of his house. According to reports, a neighbor got a good look at the possible culprit, as well as the car he was driving.

2:13 p.m. — Officers respond to a domestic dispute between a father and son on Wheelock Street. No action was necessary.

3 p.m. — A Shirley Street landlord reports she was threatened by a tenant she had served an eviction notice to on Aug. 2. She wants to set up a hearing.

3:34 p.m. — The DPW is notified about a possible water leak at Winthrop High School.

3:52 p.m. — A resident calls to report a man is pushing a shopping cart down Harvard Street. An officer has him leave the area.

5:32 p.m. — A Pleasant Street resident reports her front license plate is missing.

6:32 p.m. — Officers respond to Trident Avenue, where a group of kids are reportedly hitting rocks with an aluminum bat.

7 p.m. — A man came into the station to report he found a homing pigeon.

10:12 p.m. — A caller reports an adult male is yelling at a young female inside a house on Madison Avenue. It was a verbal dispute, and no action is necessary.

August 4

12:06 a.m. — Officers ask a group of people on Cliff Avenue to go inside for the night.

12:32 a.m. — A resident will be summoned for driving with a suspended license. The vehicle is towed.

1:24 a.m. — Officers respond to a noise complaint on Forrest Street, where a party is breaking up for the night.

5:54 p.m. — A caller reports hearing two people make arrangements to obtain drugs while she was waiting to purchase a sandwich at a convenience store in town.

7:36 p.m. — A dog was struck by a car on Winthrop Street. The owner responds to the scene and will take the animal to Angel Memorial.

8:10 p.m. — Two parties came to the station regarding a message concerning an envelope containing $50 that was allegedly left at their residence. They deny that the money was left there. A hearing will be set up.

10:46 p.m. — Boston Police ask for WPD to be on the lookout for a car that was involved in a hit-and-run accident in Boston.

August 5

12:03 a.m. — Two youths are sent from Coughlin Playground.

5:37 a.m. — Officers transport an intoxicated woman to the Orient Heights MBTA Station.

6:36 a.m. — A Highland Avenue resident reports a wood table was stolen out of her yard.

10 a.m. — An officer disposes of a needle that was found on Pebble Avenue.

1:32 p.m. — Officers respond to Governors Drive to help resolve a matter involving two roommates over  “old cable equipment.” The matter will be settled in civil court.

2:20 p.m. — A delivery truck driver reports that two youths stole a case of beer from his vehicle while it was parked on Winthrop Street.

5:53 p.m. — A “no swimming” sign is posted on Shore Drive due to high bacteria counts.

7:08 p.m. — A needle is found near the basketball court on Pond Street.

August 6

12:53 a.m. — A couple is sent from Hanaford Park.

12:58 a.m. — Units respond to Winthrop Street, where a person is reportedly “in a tree with a ladder.” The person was locked out of his home.

1:51 a.m. — Units respond to Nevada Street on a report of a fight, but no one is around when officers arrive.

8:10 a.m. — The ACO is dispatched to Bellevue Avenue and Pleasant Street to dispose of a dead raccoon.

2:56 p.m. — Doug Bergeron, 30, of Medford, was arrested and charges with possession of a Class A substance, receiving stolen property, driving with a revoked license, failture to stop/yield, and possession of burglarious tools.

5:30 p.m. — A man is reportedly throwing roses in the street and asking to speak to priest outside Holy Rosary Church on Shirley Street. An officer gives him a ride to the train station.

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