Somerville Police Crime Log October 13 – October 19

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Bruce Marshall, of 438 Ferry St., Everett, October 14, 12:04 p.m., arrested at 326 Beacon St. on warrant charges of conspiracy to violate drug law and possession of a class A drug.

Edwin Grossett, of 698 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, October 14, 6:45 p.m., arrested at Davis Sq. on a charge of disturbing the peace.

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Pocketbook ‘collector’ pays the price

By Jim Clark

Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit in conjunction with the Somerville Police Department Criminal Investigative Division conducted a narcotic/anti-crime interdiction surveillance within the Assembly Square Market Place and Assembly Row area last week.

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Evasive motorcyclist cracks up

By Jim Clark

A Somerville Police officer assigned to the Traffic Bureau last Friday was passed on Washington St. by a motorcycle that had no registration plate displayed. The officer made a U-turn and followed the motorcycle, activating the cruiser’s blue lights and siren.

The motorcycle reportedly slowed to a near halt near Joy St., but failed to fully stop. According to reports the operator of the motorcycle, later identified as Daniel Carmenatty, 24, of Everett, looked back at the officer then accelerated away, towards Charlestown.

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Somerville Police Crime Log October 6 – October 12
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Mohammed Eldeb, 20, of 68 Wareham St., Medford, October 6, 5:55 p.m., arrested at 45B Memorial Rd. on charges of drug possession to distribute, assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, and trespassing.

Danielle Dearmon, 26, of 478 Medford St., October 7, 8:15 p.m., arrested at Broadway on warrant charges of destruction of property over $250 and assault and battery.

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Impatient motorist takes it out on cops

By Jim Clark

Police officers were working a paid detail in the vicinity of Beacon St. and Washington St. last week, directing traffic through a construction zone.

At one point a man in a box truck reportedly began yelling at the officers, complaining that he could not make a turn that he wanted to take.

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Somerville Police Crime Log September 29 – October 6
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John McLaughlin, 46, of 57 Bristol Rd., Medford, September 29, 11:02 a.m., arrested at 299 Broadway on a warrant charge of shoplifting by concealing merchandise.

Jorge Gonzalez, 54, of 350 Ridge Ave., Cambridge, September 29, 11:25 a.m., arrested at Broadway on a charge of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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Police bag alleged laptop thief

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to Holland St. last Thursday morning in response to reports of suspicious activity by a man in the vicinity.

Upon arrival, the officers were met by the reporting party and told that a suspicious looking man had placed a bag behind some bushes then walked away from the area.

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Somerville Police Crime Log September 22 – September 28
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Danielle Dellamano, 32, of 204 Cedar St., Stoughton, September 22, 8:41 a.m., arrested at 622 Somerville Ave. on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

Kevin Hogarty, 24, of 17 Court St., Boston, September 23, 8:55 a.m., arrested at 177 Middlesex Ave. on a charge of larceny under $250.

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Suspected wire snatcher winds up busted

By Jim Clark

A police officer patrolling the Davis Square area on foot last week happened upon two men who were standing near the bushes by the MBTA station on Holland St.

According to reports, the men were observed handling a large plastic bag, which they reportedly walked away from as they noticed the officer approaching.

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Somerville Police Crime Log September 15 – September 22
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Clifford Flynn, 29, September 15, 10:42 a.m., arrested at College Ave. on charges of drug possession to distribute and disorderly conduct.

Stephen Danca, 32, of 246 Albion St., Wakefield, September 15, 10:50 a.m., arrested at Buena Vista Rd. on a charge of violation of city ordinance open container.

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Stop & Shop-lifters stopped

By Jim Clark

Police were called to the Stop & Shop store on McGrath Hwy last week on reports of two shoplifters being detained by the store’s loss prevention personnel.

Investigating officers took custody of the two men, identified as Ryan Libby, 25, of Everett, and Daniel Goggin, 20, of Boston and questioned witnesses on the scene.

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All in a day’s work

By Jim Clark

Reports of employees of the Home Depot store on Mystic Ave. struggling with suspected shoplifters brought police to the scene to investigate and make arrests last Friday.

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Somerville Police Crime Log September 8 – September 14

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Theresa Callinan, 47, of 88 Pearl St., September 8, 4:05 p.m., arrested at home on a charge of assault and battery.

Collin Anderson, 25, of 39 Boylston St., Boston, September 8, 5:55 p.m., arrested at 300 Canal St. on a charge of larceny over $250.

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Angry woman loses argument with police

By Jim Clark

Reports of a domestic dispute being loudly played out in the middle of the street at approximately 7:30 a.m. last Thursday brought police to the Loring and Osgood St. area to investigate.

Upon arrival, officers reportedly spotted a man and a woman arguing with one another in the street. According to reports, the woman, identified as Krystal Morelli, 29, was particularly boisterous, screaming at her boyfriend as the argument ensued.

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Motorist catches a few winks on the road

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to Broadway last Thursday evening on reports that a driver was nodding off while his car was in motion, going through red lights.

A patrol unit caught up with the vehicle where Broadway intersects with Franklin St., a good distance from where the initial reports were called in.

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Somerville Police Crime Log September 2– September 7
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Ryan Gfeller, 20, of 607 Fellsway, Medford, September 2, 4:31 a.m., arrested at 16 Puritan Rd. on a charge of nighttime breaking and entering of a vehicle or boat.

Vando Macedo, 24, of 175 Norfolk Ave., Boston, September 3, 9:13 a.m., arrested at Broadway on a charge of possession of a class B drug and on a warrant charge of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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Bicyclist pays her tickets

By Jim Clark

A uniformed Somerville police officer on bicycle patrol in Union Square last week attempted to stop another cyclist for a violation, but was met with resistance by the violator.

Police said that the cyclist, Jessica Dasilva, 30, ignored the officer’s request to stop and attempted to leave the area without regard to the order to stop.

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Somerville Police Crime Log August 25 – September 1

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Christopher MacInnes, 32, of 64 Gibbon St., Medford, August 25, 3:27 p.m., arrested at 540 Broadway on warrant charges of miscellaneous municipal ordinance violation and shoplifting by concealing merchandise.

Rose Louis, 46, of 3 Sargent Ave., August 25, 3:47 p.m., arrested at 540 Broadway on warrant charges of threat to commit a crime and assault.

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‘Career criminal’ put out of business

By Jim Clark

Police were dispatched to the Davis Square area last week in response to a reported robbery and assault.

Calls were made to 911 describing the alleged robbery that also involved a man punching another man in the face.

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