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Arrests/Police Log, Feb. 20 edition

by | Feb 20, 2019 | Police & Fire

ARRESTS

January 25
12:04 p.m. On Main Street, Officers Panagiotis Hontzeas and Arthur Schofield arrested Elmer G. Yojero, 24, of 120 Quail St., Stratford, Connecticut, and charged him with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

February 6
11:07 p.m. On Fruit Street, Sergeant Aaron O’Neil and Officers Ryan Polselli and Preston Mucciarone arrested James R. Murphy, 48, of 169 Fruit St., on a warrant charge.

POLICE LOG

January 25
3:02 a.m. A DPW employee reported a vehicle parked on Baker Lane is blocking progress for sanding the roadway. Officer Preston Mucciarone responded and located the vehicle owner’s residence and advised him to move the car.
9:40 a.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle accident on Wood Street in which a car hit a building. Officers Ryan Polselli and Arthur Schofield responded. No injuries were reported. A report was to follow.
1:28 p.m. Officer Ryan Polselli checked on a person on the side of the roadway on West Main Street and stood by while he waited for a taxi.
4:55 p.m. A caller reported finding a hypodermic needle on the ground on Mayhew Street. Officer John Corridan responded and picked it up.
9:47 p.m. A Lyn Path resident reported returning home and finding goods stolen from his home. Officers Brian Sanchioni and Moira McGaffigan responded, and a report was to follow.

January 26
12:57 p.m. A walk-in requested information on credit card fraud. Officer John Corridan assisted.
1:15 p.m. A caller reported a disabled motor vehicle on Interstate 495 southbound. The State Police were notified.
4:21 p.m. A caller complained of a fully loaded dump truck speeding on Chamberlain Street. Officer Moira McGaffigan responded and was unable to locate the truck.

January 27
6:15 a.m. The Holliston Police Department requested assistance with a motor vehicle accident investigation and an individual who took off on foot. Officer Brendon Lyver responded and assisted.
12:34 p.m. A walk-in reported two people were walking their dogs on the high school track, where signs are posted that no animals are allowed on school property. Officers were advised of the complaint.

January 28
1:15 p.m. A caller requested to speak with an officer about a past client. Officer Matthew Santoro spoke with the caller and took a report.
1:49 p.m. A concerned B Street resident reported a neighbor was being rude and verbally abusive toward her and her children while she was shuffling vehicles around in her driveway. The neighbor took photographs of her vehicle and then drove away. The caller wanted the incident logged.
8:02 p.m. A caller spoke with Officer Benjamin Stickney about a case of fraud.

January 29
10:42 a.m. A caller reported finding a brown and white King Charles Cavalier on Hidden Brick Road. The animal control officer was notified. The caller was to hold on to the dog until the owner was located.
10:42 a.m. A walk-in spoke with Officer Brendon Lyver about transporting guns.
1:16 p.m. A caller complained of a school bus speeding on Blueberry Lane around 7 a.m. School Resource Officer Philip Powers was advised.
3:19 p.m. A caller reported an abandoned motor vehicle behind a South Street business. Officer Benjamin Stickney responded and reported the vehicle belongs to an employee of the business. Everything checked out OK.
8:30 p.m. Officer Derek Morton spoke with a Main Street business owner about a parking complaint and advised him to find legal parking spots for his customers in the future in order to avoid further action.

January 30
12:25 p.m. A Spring Street caller reported a fisher cat has routinely been entering his yard. The animal control officer was notified.
5:45 p.m. Officer Jay Deiana responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving two cars on West Main Street. No personal injuries were reported.
7:02 p.m. Officer Moira McGaffigan responded to a report of a vehicle hitting a stop sign on Ash Street. A report was to follow.
10:16 p.m. A Pleasant Street caller complained of a neighbor blowing snow with a leaf blower. Officers Jay Deiana and Moira McGaffigan responded and spoke with the neighbor, who stated he was finished for the night.

January 31
8:55 a.m. A motorist reported his vehicle broke down in the middle of the roadway on East Main Street. Officer Arthur Schofield responded to assist and contacted a towing company.
10:14 a.m. Multiple calls were received about an abandoned, smashed vehicle in the middle of the roadway of Overlook Road. Officers Stephen Buckley and Arthur Schofield responded and determined the vehicle hit a mailbox. A tow truck was requested and a criminal application for speeding, failure to keep right, and leaving the scene of property damage was issued to the driver.

February 1
1:13 a.m. Officer Ryan Polselli issued a winter parking ban warning on Eastview Road.
7:49 a.m. Officer Matthew Santoro assisted a student on Woodview Way and provided him with a courtesy transport to the middle school.
10:56 a.m. Officer John Corridan checked on a vehicle parked on West Elm Street and spoke with the operator, who stated he was just waiting for an appointment. All checked out OK.
3:48 p.m. A Huckleberry Road caller reported finding a bird with a broken wing in the woods. The caller reported he was advised by Tufts Animal Hospital to contact the animal control officer. A message was left for him.
3:54 p.m. A caller reported he was dog sitting on Beach Street and the dog escaped. Officers Jay Deiana and Moira McGaffigan responded and the dog was reunited with the sitter.
6:06 p.m. A caller reported a dog running in the roadway of South Street. Officer Jay Deiana responded and found the dog from a previous incident. It was reunited with the dog sitter, who was told by Officer Deiana to keep the dog indoors.
7:19 p.m. Officer Jay Deiana found a package containing two pairs of sneakers in the roadway of Constitution Court. He subsequently contacted the owner of the package and advised him of pickup at the station.

February 2
9:44 a.m. A caller reported her vehicle was sideswiped by another vehicle on Main Street. No injuries were reported. Officer Matthew Santoro responded and took a report.
1:37 p.m. A caller reported receiving a scam email. The case of fraud was logged.
2:19 p.m. A caller reported a verbal altercation with a man on Main Street who was taking photographs of the caller and others. Officers Matthew Santoro and Arthur Schofield responded and spoke with the reporting person.
4:54 p.m. A motorist reported his vehicle broke down at the end of the Interstate 495 ramp by West Main Street in a dangerous spot. Officer Derek Morton responded to assist and stand by until the tow truck’s arrival.
11:51 p.m. A concerned Nicholas Road resident reported her dog was barking in the direction of the neighbor’s home, and the caller doesn’t think the neighbors have been home all day. Sergeant Timothy Brennan and Officer Derek Morton responded and spoke with the caller.

February 3
9:01 a.m. A Lakeshore Drive caller reported a squirrel was caught in phone wires. Officer Stephen Buckley responded and reported Verizon service was out. The homeowner was advised to contact Verizon. The animal control officer was notified and stated there was nothing he could do.
11:41 a.m. Officers Stephen Buckley and Matthew Santoro responded to a motor vehicle accident on Main Street and Grove Street. The operator requested her 2-month-old and 2-year-old be evaluated. An ambulance responded and both children were evaluated on scene. No personal injuries were reported. A tow truck removed one vehicle. A report was to follow.
10:29 p.m. A caller reported hearing gunshots on Wilson Street.

February 4
8:27 a.m. A Cross Street caller reported a hacker was demanding money from him. Officer Panagiotis Hontzeas spoke with and assisted the caller.
9:00 a.m. A walk-in spoke with Sergeant Scott van Raalten about possibly obtaining a restraining order.
3:58 p.m. Officer Benjamin Stickney assisted with traffic while a person placed town voting signs around West Main Street.
9:58 p.m. Officer Benjamin Stickney checked on a person behind the high school on Hayden Rowe Street and found the janitor having trouble with the door. Officer Stickney assisted him.

February 5
10:20 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle in the lower lot of the State Park on Cedar Street. The Ashland Police Department was notified.
1:32 p.m. A caller reported while she was jogging on Wood Street, two males in a blue Jeep Grand Cherokee stopped and attempted to talk to her. Officers Jay Deiana and Stephen Buckley responded and checked the area with a negative find.
5:10 p.m. A caller reported people chopped through the ice on the lake in the State Park and were swimming. Officers Panagiotis Hontzeas, Jay Deiana and Moira McGaffigan responded, and a report was to follow.
5:32 p.m. A caller reported two males smoking marijuana in a vehicle on McNeil Circle. Officers Panagiotis Hontzeas and Jay Deiana responded and found one male watching a movie. All was OK.

February 6
8:31 a.m. Officers Arthur Schofield and Panagiotis Hontzeas responded to a motor vehicle accident involving two cars on West Main Street. An ambulance was requested and three patients were evaluated. No personal injuries were reported. A report was to follow.
12:02 p.m. Officer Arthur Schofield spoke with a property manager on Stagecoach Way about different options to prevent thefts of street signs.
3:27 p.m. A caller reported seeing someone climbing through the front window of a Main Street house. Officers Moira McGafigan and Jay Deiana responded and checked on the person, who had been locked out of his house. All was OK.
4:48 p.m. A caller reported two people with some type of firearm dumping trash in to the woods on West Main Street. Officers John Corridan, Jay Deiana, and Moira McGaffigan responded, and a report was to follow.

February 7
6:20 a.m. An animal bite report was sent to the station by Milford Regional Hospital pertaining to an incident on Apple Tree Hill. The animal control officer was notified.
7:56 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on Main Street. Sergeant Joseph Bennett and Officer Arthur Schofield checked on the driver, who was waiting for the bank to open. All was OK.
10:16 a.m. A Hill Street resident reported her collarless yellow Lab ran off and was missing for about an hour. The owner was advised to contact the animal control officer
12:01 p.m. A caller on Wilson Street reported some equipment was stolen. Officer Arthur Schofield responded and took a report of larceny.
6:46 p.m. A concerned Pinecrest Village caller reported her son was not home and was overdue. Officers Jay Deiana and Moira McGaffigan responded and took a report.

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