BOSTON – Senator Patricia Jehlen, Representative Denise Provost, Representative Christine Barber, and Representative Tim Toomey announced that two crucial appropriations for the Mystic River were included in the legislature’s final FY 2016 Budget. Both the $250,000 requested for the Mystic River Master Plan and the $100,000 requested for the Mystic River Aquatic Invasive Species Control were fully funded for the upcoming fiscal year.
Continue reading Funding for Mystic River Master Plan & Aquatic Invasive Species Control Included in State FY’16 Budget
Wed. JULY 15, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Continue reading Assembly Row Somerville:Christmas in July Adult Night this week at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston
These officers received the Irish American Police Officers Association Investigative Award for my nephew Christopher Souza’s murder. If it wasn’t for them and Somerville Police Detective Katie Mcdaid and the Middkesex District Attorney’s office, we would of never gotten justice for Christopher, what he deserved and we needed.
On Monday, July 13, 2015 I was assigned to marked unit East-1. At 3:52 A.M., I was dispatched along with Officer Goncalves (East-4) to 3 Everett Avenue for unknown male ringing door bells.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:9/96 VCO POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS WEAPONS Arrests
On July 12, 2015 at approx. 9:00 PM I, along with Officer Randy Isaacs, were dispatched to Target, 180 Somerville Avenue for a reported shoplifter cutting open boxes of merchandise and hiding items in his pockets. Upon arrival Officer Isaacs and Loss Prevention Officer XXXXX were escorting a male to the Security Office. Officer Isaacs and I then did a safety pat down of the male, identified at booking as Michael Taylor, because LP Officer XXXXX observed him with a razor. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Shoplifting at Target
The following is a brief summary pertaining to Incident #15032886:
Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit initiated a drug investigation of Mr. Nelito Oliveira and his alleged role in the ongoing distribution of Heroin. The alleged distribution occurs from his residence located at 75 Cross Street, Somerville, MA 02145.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:DRUG, POSSESS TO DISTRIB CLASS A, SUBSQ Arrest
The following is a brief summary of the incident. It does not contain every minute detail of the arrest.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE DRUG LAW Arrest
The City’s Historic Preservation Commission and Historic Somerville are looking for additional volunteers to open the City’s oldest burial ground, the 1804 Milk Row Cemetery, to the public one Sunday afternoon per month from 1-4 p.m., and ideally one weekday evening for two hours from June through November.
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On the above time and date, I along with several units responded to 424 Norfolk Street for the report of a male that just caught a female breaking into his vehicle. Upon arrival, I along with East 1 (Ofc Vanostrand), Observed a female later identified as Robin Partee, along with the victim (XXXXX) Standing in the driveway Of 424 Norfolk Street arguing. I then pulled XXXXX aside, so that he can advise me what happened, as East 1 (Ofc Vanostrand) stayed with the female.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:B&E Arrest
On Thursday, 07/09/2015 at approximately 12:02 PM, I, Officer Albert Gee assigned to Alpha 1 was dispatched along with Officer Henry Diaz assigned to East 1 to Kmart for a female shoplifter in the Loss Prevention office.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Larceny Arrest
On the above date , I was dispatched (marked unit East One) with Officer Kim as my back up (marked unit East Four) to 14 Broadway for a report of a fight. En route to the above location dispatch informed all responding units that one of the Suspects was fleeing the scene on Mount Vernon Street. Dispatch described the Suspect as a White male, wearing a gray T-shirt and Khaki shorts.
Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Trespass/Resisting Arrest
On July 7, 2015, I, Detective Michael Capasso was on duty in a Patrol capacity operating marked cruiser 874. At approximately 9:02 AM, I randomly queried Massachusetts Registration 143YZ2 via the CJISWEB on my cruiser’s laptop. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Drug Arrest
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Photo 1. Highland Ave
Photo 2. Highland Ave
Photo 3. Yard Meanderings: Bootvase. Warren Ave
Photo 4. Yard Meanderings: Flowing Flowering Mountainscape. Warren Ave
Continue reading Pictures of The Week Series by Skip Murray
From pure baseball point of view, last Monday night’s game at Gillis Field in Medford, between Somerville and Medford was one of the best games a person is likely to participate in or to have had the good fortune to have been on hand to watch. For all those, it will be one game that will stay in the memory forever.
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, July 13, the 194th day of 2015 with 171 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:18 and sunset is @ 8:22. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1099 – The Crusaders launched their final assault on Muslims in Jerusalem.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer