Friday, September 7, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Newton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
A 71-year-old Watertown man faces assault charges after he allegedly hit a cyclist in the face during a confrontation on Watertown Street. According to police reports, officers were dispatched to Watertown Street Saturday afternoon (Aug. 31) for reports of a bicycle striking a car. When police arrived on scene, they spoke with a man who had returned to his parking spot to find a cyclist picking up a bike off the side of his car. The driver told police he demanded the cyclist's phone number and address as well as a hand written pledge for the reparation for the damage to the vehicle. When the cyclist spoke with police, he told officers he came out of the Bank of America ATM on Watertown Street to find his bike had fallen over on to the …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
The 29-year old Watertown man faces charges for an offense that took place in Everett.
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Sunday, August 5, 2012
The following information was provided by Middlesex District Attorney's office: Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone announced the following indictments: EVERETT Arsham Bedrossian, 29, of Watertown, was charged with trafficking cocaine and a drug violation in a school zone. The Assistant District Attorney is Marisa Tagliareni. Gregory Desamours, 24, of Revere, was charged with trafficking cocaine and a drug violation in a school zone. The Assistant District Attorney is Marisa Tagliareni. LOWELL Vernon Davis, 27, of Nashua, N.H., was charged with armed assault to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury, possession of a firearm without a license, and illegal possession of ammunition. The …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Police set up a bust because they suspected the man was selling drugs around town.
Watertown Police arrested a man suspected of selling heroin in and around Watertown. Angel L. Vega, 31, of Jamaica Plain, was arrested on July 23 at 6:05 p.m. when he allegedly sold a small bag of heroin to an undercover officer, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. The bust took place at Aldrich Road and Watertown Street, near Casey Park. The bust was made by the Watertown Police inconjuction with the Suburban Middlesex County Drug Task Force, Lawn said. Vega, of 38 Mozart St. Apt. 1 in Jamaica Plain, faces charges of possession of a Class A drug, possession to distribute a Class A drug, a drug violation near a park, and distrubuting a Class A drug. Lawn said.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A 17-year-old was allegedly jumped by two young men while he was walking through Linear Park.
Police arrested two Watertown men and a 15-year-old boy will be summonsed to court for their involvement in an unarmed robbery of a Watertown teen in Linear Park. The victim, a 17-year-old Watertown boy, had been receiving threatening calls from an acquaintance who said he owed him money, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. “The victim stated he never borrowed money, and stated he got threatened that if he didn’t pay he would get beaten up,” Lawn said. On July 11, the teen was walking along Linear Park – the path running from near Town Hall to Waverley Avenue, near Moxley Park – when two young men, identified as Matthew Marchant and Michael Giunta, got out of a car and threatened the teen, Lawn said. “Marchant ripped his backpack out …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The group kept the man from leaving the area of the Beacon Hill home he allegedly robbed until police arrived.
A man who walked into a woman's Beacon Street house and left with her handbag Friday was stopped and surrounded by neighbors until police arrived. According to police reports, around 10:25 a.m. a woman who was assisting with a move at 74 Beacon St. noticed that a man she didn't know was walking out of the building carrying a woman's handbag. She asked her companions if they knew him and they all went outside to confront him, according to reports. Outside they saw him going through the handbag. One of them grabbed the bag from him and another identified it as her property that was left unattended inside the home. While the group had the man surrounded, one noticed a woman's wallet protruding from his coat pocket. She reached in and grabbed…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Brookline and State Police arrest a Watertown man after an eastbound chase down Rte. 9 early this morning. The Driver is currently under police guard at Beth Israel Hospital.
Early this morning, Natick Police attempted to stop a man driving a 2012 Toyota SUV on Rte. 9. The driver then fled, leading local and state police on a chase which ended after the driver crashed into a State Police cruiser and sideswiped one from Brookline. The driver, Ender Durgut, of 39 of School St. in Watertown, was arrested and charged with various driving violations, including negligent operation, failing to stop, and leaving the scene of a crash. He is under police guard at Beth Israel Hospital for injuries sustained during the crash. According to a State Police advisory, the incident began in Natick at about 2:30 a.m., when Natick police attempted to pull over Durgut's gray SUV on route 9 and he reportedly fled. Wellesley Police…
Monday, February 27, 2012
The 49-year-old was spotted pulling a gun out of a duffel bag on Commonwealth Avenue.
Boston Police arrested a Watertown man who allegedly pulled out a BB gun while walking on Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton. At about 8:39 a.m., on Sunday, Feb. 26, a witness told officers from District D-14 precinct in Brighton they had seen a man with a gun at the intersection of Commonwealth and Harvard avenues. The witness said the man pulled a large, black handgun out of a duffel bag, according to a Boston Police report. The witness left the area. A description of the suspect was broadcast to Boston Police, and and officer spotted a man fitting the description in the area of 190 Harvard Ave. who had a BB gun. The witness went to the area and positively identified the suspect, according to Boston Police. Another witness said she saw the …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Watertown Police arrested a Chester Street man for intent to distribute marijuana.
Watertown Police arrested a 33-year-old Watertown man after they found 7 pounds of marijuana, as well as LSD and Extasy in his Chester Street home. Police received a search warrant for 9 Chester Street after an investigation in which Watertown worked with the Framingham Police and the U.S. Postal Service, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. They served the warrant on Oct. 29 at 1:23 a.m. "Officers located approximately 7 pounds of marijuana packaged in a variety of packaging, and small amounts of LSD and Exctasy," Lawn said. Because the house is near Watertown High School, a charge of distributing drugs near a school will also be applied, Lawn said. Lawrence A. Clifford, 33, of 9 Chester St. in Watertown, faces charges of possession of…
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The woman was arrested on an OUI charge after striking two cars and the utility pole early Sunday morning.
A drunken driver hit two parked cars and a utility pole on Main Street, knocking out power in the are early on the morning of Sept. 11. Police were called to the corner of Green and Main streets at 3:10 a.m. on Sunday and officers found several people gathered around two heavily damaged parked cars. Another car sat on the opposite side of the street facing the wrong way, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. "The driver of the green Honda SUV struck a parked motor vehicle, pushed it into another vehicle,” Lawn said. “Then it struck a utility pole, and caused a power outage for 1,000 people in the area.” When officers spoke to the driver, they detected an odor of alcohol on her breath, Lawn said. Talita C. Marcos, 21, of 46 Coolidge Hill …
Friday, September 9, 2011
Christopher MacNeil and partner Denise Melanson booked on multiple offenses.
A Watertown man with a history of check fraud and his female partner were arrested by Belmont Police officers Tuesday, Sept. 6, as they attempted to run their scam at the Belmont Savings Bank. Christopher MacNeil, 25, and Denise Melanson, 41, both of 15 Highland Ave. in Watertown, were booked on several offenses after MacNeil was arrested at a Belmont Savings branch for a scheme that drained the bank account of a Belmont resident of $12,000. MacNeil was booked on uttering a forged check, larceny by check and possession of stolen goods. Melanson was booked on the utterance of false checks and attempting to commit a crime. Police learned of MacNeil when a Belmont Savings Bank customer told police on Sept. 2 that he suspected someone was …