Somerville Police Crime Log January 9 – 14
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 Maureen Doyle, of 630 Salem St., Malden, January 9, 8:17 p.m., arrested at Canal St. on a charge of shoplifting over $100 by asportation.

John Dubuque, of 60 Concord Ave., January 11, 12:38 p.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on charges of threat to commit a crime and assault with a dangerous weapon.

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The price just wasn’t right

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to Assembly Row last Sunday on reports that a Home Depot employee was pursuing a suspected shoplifter who was attempting to leave the area.

Upon arrival, the officers caught up with the Home Depot employee who reportedly told them that a man, later identified as Christopher McBride, of Marshfield, had taken a laser level from the store and that he was presently fleeing the scene, heading towards the AMC Theatre.

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Somerville Police Crime Log January 2 – January 8
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Anna Roberto, of 71 Union St., Brighton, January 2, 5:27 p.m., arrested at Webster Ave. on a charge of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and on warrant charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to stop or yield.

Michael Riccio, of 26 Derby St., January 4, 11:20 a.m., arrested at Washington St. on warrant charges of possession of a large capacity firearm and possession of ammunition with no FID card.

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She gave herself a payday

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to Citizens Bank in Union Square last Friday on reports of a woman attempting to cash a fraudulent check.

Upon arrival, the officers met by the bank manager who informed them that a female identified as Toniann Roxton came into the bank to cash a check from a company named Reservoir Wine and Spirits, located in Brighton.

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Somerville Police Crime Log December 27 – January 1
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Tania Silva, December 27, 1:34 a.m., arrested at Memorial Rd. on warrant charges of disorderly conduct, assault and battery, and assault.

Joseph Day, of 36 Claremont St., December 27, 11:27 a.m., arrested at Cedar St. on a warrant charge of refusal to provide DNA database sample.

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The parable of the shoes and the puddle

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to City Hall, at 93 Highland Ave., in the early morning hours of December 17 on reports of a motion alarm having been set off in the building.

Upon their arrival, the officers checked the perimeter of the building, including all accessible windows and doors but reportedly found nothing out of the ordinary. An audible alarm was reportedly sounding, but reset before the officers left the scene.

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Somerville Police Crime Log December 15 – December 19
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Ruben Quinones, of 30 Fremont St., Arlington, December 15, 10:07 a.m., arrested at Bay State Ave. on warrant charges of marked lanes violation, uninsured motor vehicle, and leaving the scene of property damage.

Martin Acosta-Rosario, of 20 River Rd., December 15, 7:00 p.m., arrested at Washington St. on warrant charges of conspiracy to violate drug law, carrying a firearm without a license, armed assault to murder, carrying a firearm with ammunition, distribution of a class D drug, distribution of a class B drug, fugitive from justice, and ammunition without FID card.

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He wanted a cab, so he took a cab

By Jim Clark

Somerville police officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Green Cab of Somerville in the early hours of last Saturday on reports that one of their cabs had been stolen.

Earlier, the dispatcher from Green Cab dialed 911 and spoke with the dispatcher to report the stolen cab.

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Somerville Police Crime Log December 5 – December 11
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Tuezdae Higgins, of 97 Harrishof St., Boston, December 5, 2:02 p.m., arrested at Middlesex Ave. on a warrant charge of assault and battery.

Fredly Noel, of 1 Brown Terrace, Malden, December 6, 2:25 p.m., arrested at Broadway on a charge of operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.

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Licensed to smoke, but unfit to drive

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Grand Union Boulevard and Mystic Avenue last week on reports of a male passed out behind the wheel in a stopped vehicle.

Upon arrival, the officers spoke with a Boston Fire Engine Company that was on routine patrol and was flagged down by concerned citizens. The Firefighters said it took them numerous attempts to wake up the driver.

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Somerville Police Crime Log November 29 – December 3
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Kesner Lubin, November 29, 9:20 p.m., arrested at North St. on charges of drug possession to distribute, conspiracy to violate drug law, distribution of a class D drug, and inducing a minor to distribute drugs.

Fernando Martins, of 35 Longworth Ave., Brockton, December 1, 5:02 p.m., arrested at Broadway on charges of drug possession to distribute, and conspiracy to violate drug law.

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Kmart shoppers skip the formalities

By Jim Clark

Police were summoned to the Kmart store on Middlesex Ave. last Saturday on reports of a couple leaving the store with a shopping cart full of merchandise without paying for it.

While the report was being phoned in, officers were told by store security personnel that they had witnessed a male and a female push a bag of stolen merchandise out of the store in the shopping cart.

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Somerville Police Crime Log November 23– 27
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 Alexander Fedele, of 238 Broadway, November 23, 3:39 p.m., arrested at Somerville Ave. on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

Ralph Ramsey, of 115A Verona St., Somersworth, NH, November 24, 6:06 p.m., arrested at Alewife Brook Pkwy. on charges of operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, open alcohol container, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and receiving a stolen motor vehicle.

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