An excessively mild winter has led to wet and cold weather recently, but the current forecast for Monday is temps in the low 80’s! Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association asks, why not RIDE TO WORK on Monday, June 20th? Continue reading MMA Information Alert: 25th Annual Ride-to-Work Day is MONDAY, June 20th, 2016
On Sunday, June 12, 2016, at 4:18 P.M., I received a telephone call from Nike Store Manager, XXXXX, stating a store employee, YYYYY observed a male conceal a pair of sneakers in a bag and exit the store without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Timothy WALSH (Shoplifting)Nike Store Assembly Row
On 06/11/2016, I Officer John Howe was on duty for the Somerville Police Department West 6. At approximately 6:45pm while parked in front of the Foundry Restaurant located at 255 Elm St. Somerville. I observed a 2004 Nissan Maxima parked approximately 2 car lengths in front of my marked cruiser parked approximately 2 and a half feet from the curb unoccupied. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jason ALIZEE (Operate MV with License Suspended & Norwood Warrant)
On Saturday June 11, 2016, I, Officer Christine Bork was patrolling marked unit East-2. At approximately 01:23 I was dispatched to 75 Union Square (The Independent) for issues regarding a male party that had been kicked out of The Independent and was now banging on the window. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Alejandro NECOCHEA (Open Container)
On June 11,2016, I was in full uniform working a paid detail at Samba Bar. At approximately 12:00 am, the owners of the establishment had asked a female , later identified as Bianca Monteiro, to leave because she was bothering other patrons and begging for drinks after she had been told by staff there that they would no longer serve her any more alcohol. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Bianca MONTEIRO (Disorderly Conduct) & Clailton JUNIOR (Disorderly Conduct)
Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit initiated a drug investigation of the residence at 58 Bow Street Unit A, Somerville, MA 02143. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Rory WATSON, Karolina ZELEDON & David BARLAM (Narcotic Offenses)
On Thursday, June 9, 2016, I, Officer Paul Beckford, was on duty for the Somerville Police (Station Man). At approximately 12:11 AM, I heard someone yelling in the front lobby of the police station. The disturbance was coming from Ms. Bonnie Dwyer. Ms. Dwyer is well known to the department. One of our civilian employees, XXXXX informed Ms. Dwyer that she was not allowed to sleep on our public benches. Ms. Dwyer has been told not sleep on the public benches in the past, due to prior disruptions. The benches are located in the main lobby of the station.
Ms. Dwyer was very upset that she couldn’t spend the night on the benches. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Bonnie DWYER (Disorderly Conduct)
On Wednesday June 8, 2016, I, Officer Christine Bork was patrolling marked unit East-2. At approximately 07:15 I was dispatched to 282 Somerville Ave. (Dunkin Donuts) for a report of an unknown male party who had just assaulted two individuals, East-3 Officer Khoury, Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Anthony GULLOTTO (ADW, ABDW) Assault & Battery
On Monday, June 06, 2016, at 6:30 P.M., I received a telephone call from Saks Loss Prevention Agent, XXXXX, stating he observed four males enter the store from the Canal Street door; one male selected a pair of sweatpants, put them on and exited the store without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. XXXXX described the shoplifter as a Hispanic male, with long hair, wearing gray sweatpants. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Henry ALVAREZ (Shoplifting, Resisting, A&B) & Hamza WARSAME (Shoplifting, Resisting) Saks Fifth Avenue Assembly Row
On the above date and time, Officers Robert Pasqualino, Timothy Van Nostrand, and I, were dispatched to the intersection of Parker Street and Washington Street for a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle in progress. Continue reading Real Life Somerville Police Stories:Jose OLIVO (B&E Motor Vehicle)
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, June 13, the 163rd day day of 2016 with 201 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:22. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter & Mars.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1415 – Henry the Navigator, the prince of Portugal, embarked on an expedition to Africa. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer