Somerville Police Crime Log February 1 – 3
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Jorge Furtado, of 11 MacArthur St., February 1, 9:44 a.m., arrested at Horace St. on warrant charges of abuse prevention order violation, destruction of property under $250, larceny over $250, harassment prevention order violation, and receiving stolen property over $250.

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One glass door too many for one man

By Jim Clark

Police were dispatched to a Line St. location last Friday evening on reports that a man had thrown something through a residence window.

Upon arrival, the responding officers observed a group of males surrounding a man outside of the residence in question.

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Somerville Police Crime Log  January 26 – 30
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Paul Young, of 132 Pearl St., January 26, 11:30 p.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on warrant charges of assault and battery, threat to commit a crime, and unarmed robbery.

Herman Blanco, of 58 Medford St., Charlestown, January 27, 8:37 a.m., arrested at Somerville Ave. on warrant charges of trespassing on county or state property and possession of a burglarious instrument.

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Sudden chest pains epidemic at Sports Authority

By Jim Clark

Police were called to the Sports Authority store at Assembly Row Marketplace last week on reports of an alleged shoplifter observed in the store.

Upon arrival, officers spotted the man in question, later identified as Eric Neal, as he was exiting the store, followed by a security staffer.

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Somerville Police Crime Log  January  18 – 24
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 George Hanson, of 86 Chandler St., Arlington, January 18, 4:16 p.m., arrested at Elm St. on charges of distribution of a class D drug and drug possession to distribute.

Eric Neal, January 19, 5:57 p.m., arrested at Elm St. on charges of conspiracy, larceny over $250, and receiving stolen property under $250, and on warrant charges of resisting arrest, possession of a class B drug, shoplifting by asportation, use of a motor vehicle without authority, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, motor vehicle operator refusal to identify self, not meeting motor vehicle safety standards, miscellaneous equipment violation, assault and battery on a family or household member, destruction of property over $250, assault and battery, larceny over $250, trespassing, violation of municipal bylaw or ordinance.

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A lousy place to catch a little nap

By Jim Clark

Police were called to Community Laundry on Bow St. last week on reports that a man was sleeping on the floor.

Upon arrival, officers located the man in question, later identified as Charles Cashman, lying face down on a blanket on the floor of the laundry.

Several customers of the laundry were present as the officers confronted Cashman, according to reports.

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Somerville Police Crime Log January  11 – 16
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John Medeiros, of 10 Clayton Ave., Medford, January 11, 12:58 p.m., arrested at Bay State Ave. on warrant charges of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, marked lanes violation, and speeding.

Atem Agok, January 11, 3:54 p.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on charges of trespassing and shoplifting by asportation.

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Alleged shoplifter felt a bit litigious

By Jim Clark

Police responded to the Target store on Somerville Ave. on Saturday after receiving reports of a suspected shoplifter being pursued by store loss prevention personnel.

Upon arrival, the store loss prevention staffers approached the police cruiser and indicated that the suspect they were pursuing was walking away from the store, allegedly carrying store merchandise with him concealed inside his backpack.

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Somerville Police Crime Log January  4 – 10
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Amy Ubiera, of 466 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, January 4, 6:42 p.m., arrested at Canal St. on charges of conspiracy and larceny over $250 and on warrant charges of motor vehicle lights violation and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Daqnya Johnson, of 3146 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, January 4, 6:42 p.m., arrested at Canal St. on charges of conspiracy and larceny over $250.

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Alleged attacker leaves mark and runs

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to a Broadway residence last week in response to a report of an assault.

Upon arrival, the officers spoke with the victim, a woman who told them that an unknown male had attempted and successfully got into her apartment, urinated at the bottom of her stairs and pushed her when she confronted him.

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Somerville Police Crime Log December 28 – January 3
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James Huguley, of 102 Exchange Ave., Medford, December 28, 5:13 p.m., arrested at Broadway on charges of threat to commit a crime, felony nighttime breaking and entering, and assault and battery.

Michael Byrne, of 78 Woodland Ave., Revere, December 29, 2:17 a.m., arrested at James St. on charges of speeding and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and on warrant charges of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, felony daytime breaking and entering, use of a motor vehicle without authority, leaving the scene of property damage, failure to stop or yield, receiving stolen property over $250, defacing property, carrying a dangerous weapon, and failure to stop for police.

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