Facebook threats taken very seriously

By Jim Clark

Somerville Police received a tip last Saturday that a man, later identified as Tyreek Smith, of Medford, had posted threats of violence on Facebook.

In investigating the matter, police located the post in question, dated February 17, wherein Smith reportedly stated, “I wanna shoot up a school that s**t would be fun, just shooting a whole bunch of people who think the matter in the head.”

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Somerville Police Crime Log Feb. 13 – Feb. 18
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Alam Deoliveira, of 221 London St., East Boston, February 13, 1:06 a.m., arrested at Glen St. on warrant charges of failure to stop or yield and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Jeffrey Solomon, of 1370 Broadway, February 13, 5:39 p.m., arrested at home on warrant charges of conspiracy and shoplifting over $100 by concealing merchandise.

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‘Scary man’ gets his wish

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to an Assembly Row location last Saturday evening on reports of an unwanted person.

Upon arrival, the officers were flagged down by an Assembly Row Security Officer, who pointed to a man, later identified as Bryan Kelleher, of Saugus.

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Somerville Police Crime Log Feb. 6 – Feb. 10

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Joaquin Arias, of 118 Stearns St., Lawrence, February 6, 7:24 a.m., arrested at Grand Union Blvd. on a charge of operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.

Tracy Carvalho, of 1374 Broadway, February 7, 1:32 p.m., arrested at Washington St. on a warrant charge of felony daytime breaking and entering.

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They got the buyer, if not the seller

By Jim Clark

Members of the Somerville Police Department Drug Control Unit were conducting routine narcotic interdiction surveillance last week within the East Somerville area.

At 6:00 p.m. Mark Verderber was spotted by the unit walking on Mount Vernon St. heading towards Wheeler St. Verderber is reportedly known to members of the Drug Control Unit due to his reputation involving the personal use of controlled substances.

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Somerville Police Crime Log Jan. 29 – Feb. 4
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Leodan Salmeron-Molina, of 45 Marshall, January 29, 10:34 a.m., arrested at Middlesex Ave. on a warrant charge of indecent exposure.

Mark Verderber, of 2 Mt. Vernon St., January 30, 5:24 p.m., arrested at Mt. Vernon St. on a charge of possession of a class B drug.

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‘Sunglasses Bandit’ brought in at last

By Jim Clark

Somerville police received a call on Sunday from the Loss Prevention Officer at Saks OFF 5TH at Assembly Row, reporting that a male party had just stolen multiple pairs of sunglasses, and that the suspect was heading East on Grand Union Blvd., in the direction of Home Depot.

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Somerville Police Crime Log Jan. 23 – Jan. 28
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Christopher Carreiro, of 34 Florence St., January 23, 8:40 a.m., arrested at Lincoln Ave. on charges of attempt to commit a crime, possession of a burglarious instrument, felony daytime breaking and entering, and larceny from a building.

Amahri Brodie, of 1325 Blue Hill Ave., Boston, January 26, 10:06 p.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on a warrant charge of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

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He’ll be in the basement, if not at Dunkies

By Jim Clark 

Police officers were dispatched to a Perkins St. residence last Thursday on reports of a felony breaking and entering.

Upon arrival, the officers spoke to the reporting party, the victim of the breaking and entering, who told them that when he came down to the basement to his laundry from the washer to the dryer, he noticed that approximately half of his laundry was missing.

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Somerville Police Crime Log Jan. 15 – Jan. 20
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Kion Thomas, of 118 Devon St., Dorchester, January 15, 6:01 p.m., arrested at Bonair St. on a charge of attempt to commit a crime.

Donese Ball, of 889 Harrison Ave., Boston, January 15, 7:30 p.m., arrested at Broadway on a warrant charge of assault and battery.

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Going a little too far for the boyfriend

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to the Home Depot store on Mystic Ave. last Thursday on reports of an alleged shoplifter being detained by loss prevention personnel.

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Somerville Police Crime Log Jan. 10 – Jan. 13
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Ladjuan Guichard, January 10, 4:49 p.m., arrested at Highland Ave. on warrant charges of annoying telephone calls, false crime report, and false report to public safety.

Sondra Noonan, of 111 Pilgrim Rd., Weymouth, January 11, 7:07 p.m., arrested at Mystic Ave. on charges of possession of a class A drug and shoplifting by concealing merchandise, and on warrant charges of shoplifting by asportation, furnishing a false name or Social Security number, operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor 2nd offense, reckless endangerment to a child, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, marked lanes violation, and alcohol from open container.

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The convenience of a bat

Police officers were dispatched to a Willow Ave. convenience store last week on reports of a robbery having taken place.

Police dispatch operators provided a license plate number for the suspect’s getaway vehicle.

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Somerville Police Crime Log January 3 – January 8
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Brian Barry, of 12 Wedgemere Rd., Medford, January 3, 8:41 p.m., arrested at Willow Ave. on a charge of armed assault to rob.

Ivan Ramirez, of 51 Flint St., January 5, 10:08 p.m., arrested at Cedar St. on a warrant charge of assault to murder.

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