Friday, September 28, 2012
Notable entries from the district A-15 police log.
On Thursday, Sept. 27, a former Main Street resident told police that someone had taken a Weber grill from his former apartment. He valued the grill at $750. On Thursday, Sept. 27, a parent reported that her child had been “jumped” by four boys wearing masks and black clothing. The youth had been walking the previous day with a sibling on Bunker Hill Street near Concord Street. When the attackers arrived, the youth told the sibling to flee. The attackers struck the victim in the face, then kicked him while he lay on the ground. They then fled in an unknown direction, the victim told police. Other notable entries: Monday, Sept. 24 Wednesday, Sept. 26
Monday, September 24, 2012
Notable entries from the District A-15 police log.
On Friday, Sept. 21, officers responded to the corner of Main Street and School Street for a report graffiti. The call that triggered the response originally reported the vandalism as anti-Semitic, but the officer found that it was instead anti-islamic. The graffiti read “Islam sucks! You rat pack Islamic rats. The Warlock. USA #1.” Police forwarded the report to the city’s public works department because it was written on city property. About 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, a victim told police that, an hour earlier, he had seen a man steal his bike. The victim said that the young man was accompanied by two other men on bicycles as he left the scene. Other notable entries: Friday, Sept. 21 Saturday, Sept. 22 Saturday, Sept. 23
Alleged public act of violence leads to assault and battery charges for Aiden Newhall of Charlestown.
Police arrested a Charlestown man and charged him with assault and battery, Saturday, after officers allegedly caught him with his victim in a headlock. According to a police report, officers responded to the corner of Bunker Hill Street and Mead Street for a report of a fight. Upon arrival, the officers found a man, later identified as Aiden H. Newhall of 14 Belmont Street, standing on the corner with a woman in a chokehold. “The officer observed that the suspect was standing behind the victim and had his left arm around the victim’s throat,” the report said. Officers told Newhall to release the woman. He initially failed to comply. After two more orders, he let go and stepped away. The incident left the woman “visibly distraught and …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Notable entries from the Sept. 7-9 police log.
On Friday, Sept. 7, a Bunker Hill Street resident reported that she noticed earlier in the day that someone had damaged the door to her apartment. She told police that the door appeared as if someone tried to pry it open. She said an unknown person also damaged her lock, causing some screws to fall into her apartment. She did not believe that the culprit managed to enter her home. On Friday, Sept. 7, a driver on Brighton Avenue reported that he was driving in the left lane when a driver in the right-hand lane cut in front of the victim while attempting a U-turn. The maneuver caused the second vehicle to strike the first. The offending driver stopped, according to a report, but refused to exchange paperwork. The victim reported that a …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Notable incidents from the Sept. 4-6 police log.
On Thursday, Sept. 6, an officer responded to the main office of Charlestown High School where a student had been found with a clear plastic bag with what looked like ten rocks of crack cocaine inside. The student had been stopped during a search at the school’s metal detectors, according to a report, because his bag contained a box of rolling papers. A staff member found the plastic bag—along with two partially-burnt marijuana cigarettes—inside the box. As a result of the incident, the student was charged with possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute in a school zone. Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, Sept. 4, officers responded to a Monument Street address for a report of a domestic situation in progress. A caller had…
Monday, August 27, 2012
Notable incidents from the District A-15 police log for Aug 24-26.
On Friday, Aug. 24, a victim parked on Lawrence Street reported that someone scratched the entire driver’s side of the victim’s car in one continuous line. On Saturday, Aug 25, an officer responded to a report of domestic violence on McNulty Court. The victim reported that a man known to her entered her apartment, woke her up and began to argue with her. “The suspect then stated if she called the police, he would hurt her family.” The victim told the suspect that she was going to wait outside. When she returned, she observed that her vehicle was gone. Around 1:20 p.m. on Saturday, Aug 25, a victim told police that he had left his vehicle parked near the intersection of Bartlett Street and Sullivan Street and had returned to find the …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Notable entries from the Aug. 20-23 police log.
On Monday, Aug. 20, a Charlestown man reported that he had become the victim of an internet money scheme. The victim sent $400 to a man who contacted him over the web after depositing what turned out to be a fraudulent check. As a result of the incident, the victim also suffered $109 in related losses. On Thursday, Aug. 23, a Bunker Hill Street resident reported that someone had knocked out the peephole on her front door and broke the door’s lock while she was away. The victim said that no one actually entered her apartment, as far as she could tell. Other notable entries: Monday, Aug. 20 Tuesday, Aug. 21 Wednesday, Aug. 22 Thursday, Aug. 23
Friday, August 17, 2012
Notable entries for the Aug 13-16 police log.
Around 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, a Rutherford Avenue resident told police that an unknown person had strategically planed nails in her driveway in an attempt to deflate her car’s tires. Around 1:15 p.m. Monday, a Monument Square resident reported that someone had entered his home tome time in the previous days and stolen his bike. He reported finding no signs of forced entry, and suspected that he may have left the front door unlocked. Other notable entries: Monday, Aug. 13 Wednesday, Aug 15 Thursday, Aug 16
Monday, August 13, 2012
Notable entries from the District A-15 police log for Aug 10-12.
Around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, officers responded to a report of an assault and battery on Tufts Street. The victim told police that she was six months pregnant and that her attacker, her domestic partner, had choked her, pulled her hair and pushed her into a wall. She said that she defended herself by picking up a hammer and swinging it. She declined medical attention and said she didn’t want to press charges. As a result of the incident, officers arrested David Goncalves of 34 Peaceful Lane in Wareham. Around 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, a sharp-eyed resident called the police and reported that she saw a juvenile breaking into her car. Officers responded to the scene and found a youth bicycling away. They took him into custody and…
Police arrest Norwood man and Charlestown woman.
An alleged ambush sent one man to the hospital and his two alleged attackers to the hospital on Sunday. Around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, according to a police report, officers responded to the intersection of Chelsea Street and Warren Street for a report of a domestic assault and battery. When police arrived, emergency medical responders were already helping the crime’s victim, who suffered neck, arm, face and head injuries. “He kept saying that they set him up and they hit him with a baseball bat,” the report reads. The victim told police that he had an issue with an ex-girlfriend earlier in the day, and had been told to come over later to retrieve his clothes. “When he got there and entered the apartment,” the victim told police “he was …