Somerville Police Crime Log May 9 – May 14
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Deanne Fronduto, of 121 Central Ave., Medford, May 9, 6:43 p.m., arrested at Assembly Row on a charge of larceny over $250.

Shawn Francey, of 75 Myrtle St., May 10, 12:34 p.m., arrested at Broadway on a warrant charge of larceny over $250.

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Attention, Kmart shoplifters

By Jim Clark

Last Friday, an officer at Assembly Row for the Somerville Police Department was contacted by loss prevention associates from Kmart and informed that they had two shoplifters that they were trying to get back into the store and would not cooperate with them.

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Somerville Police Crime Log May 1 – May 6
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 Jamal Escobar, of 301 Medford St., May 1, 9:53 a.m., arrested at Pearl St. on warrant charges of felony nighttime breaking and entering of a vehicle or boat, unarmed robbery, assault and battery, and attempt to commit a crime.

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School bus driver’s short walk to jail

By Jim Clark

Somerville police conducted a selective enforcement operation last week aimed at spotting motor vehicle operators who were distracted while driving.

One officer was stationed at the upper parking lot of the Police Station, acting as a spotter. Another officer maintained a position at the corner of Merriam and Washington Street, where motorists in violation could be pulled over.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 17 – April 22
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Jose Hernandez, of 51 Morris St., E. Boston, April 25, 12:58 p.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

Marise Pierre, of 227 Malden St., Revere, April 27, 8:57 a.m., arrested at Washington St. on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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Two phones to go from Dunkin’s

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to the Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant on Elm St. last week on reports of a larceny.

Upon arrival, the officers spoke with the alleged victim who reportedly told them that he had set down two phones, an Apple iPhone 7 Plus and a Google Pixel, on a table and stepped away for a few minutes. During the time that the victim was away from the table and his phones, two females and a male, later identified as the suspects, approached the table where the phones were, sat down at the adjacent table, and looked at both phones a few times.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 17 – April 22
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Roderick St. Rose, of 24 Albany St., Cambridge, April 17, 11:56 a.m., arrested at Elm St. on charges of larceny over $250 and conspiracy.

Joao Bairos, of 17 Indiana Ave., April 20, 2:40 p.m., arrested at Broadway on charges of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and operation of a motor vehicle with a revoked registration.

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Boots not just made for walking

By Jim Clark

Last week, police officers were dispatched to a Homer Sq. location on reports of an unwanted person. Dispatchers informed the officers en route that the person in question, Kelly Susi, also had an outstanding warrant for abuse prevention order violation.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 10 – April 16
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Kelly Susi, of 270 Washington St., April 10, 5:14 p.m., arrested at Homer Sq. on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and defacing property, and on a warrant charge of abuse prevention order violation.

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No drugs in Quincy

By Jim Clark

Somerville police officers were alerted to reports last week of an erratic driver who had nearly struck several vehicles, last seen on Broadway.

Officers soon located the vehicle at the intersection of Broadway and Mt. Vernon St. and approached the driver, Alicia Scanlon, of Peabody, for questioning. According to reports, the officers detected a strong odor of alcohol on her breath.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 3 – April 9
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Joseph Simon, of 21 Elmwood St., April 3, 10:16 p.m., arrested at home on warrant charges of failure to wear a seatbelt, motor vehicle lights violation, and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Jeremy Lurie, of 79R Oakland St., Malden, April 4, 7:30 p.m., arrested at Broadway on warrant charges of kidnapping, assault and battery on a family or household member, strangulation or suffocation, and shoplifting by concealing merchandise.

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Trolling for rocks and sand…and…

By Jim Clark

Police responded to a Pearl St. residence last Thursday on reports of a larceny from a building. Somerville Police control advised the responding units that the suspect was a male in his twenties, small in size, wearing a blue hoodie with a black jacket over it, blue jeans and sneakers. The suspect was pushing a wheelbarrow, walking away from the victim’s house towards Pinckney Street then turned left onto Pinckney Place.

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Somerville Police Crime Log March 27 – April 3
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Weldon Tucker, of 66 Vernon St., March 27, 5:23 p.m., arrested at School St. on charges of operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Eric Dalton, of 15 Ainsley St., Boston, March 27, 9:17 p.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on a warrant charge of shoplifting over $100 by asportation.

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