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Arrests/Police Log, Oct. 16 edition

by | Oct 16, 2019 | Police & Fire

ARRESTS

 

September 29

3:41 p.m. A caller reported an erratic operator on Walnut Way. Sergeant Matthew McNeil and Officers Derek Morton and Moira McGaffigan responded and subsequently arrested Richard C. Dortenzio, 23, of 33 Garett Way, Holliston, and charged him with OUI liquor.

 

October 1

4:34 p.m. On West Main Street, Officer Derek Morton arrested Glenda L. Gonzalez, 29, of 81 Liberty Street, New Bedford, on a warrant.

 

October 5

4:52 p.m. An off-duty officer reported a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident on West Main Street. Officers Derek Morton, Preston Mucciarone, Brian Sanchioni and Tyler Brabham responded and subsequently arrested Nicholas J. Mackenzie, 33, of 60 Howe Avenue, Millbury, and charged him with OUI liquor, second offense, negligent operation of motor vehicle, leaving scene of property damage, and marked lanes violation. A tow truck removed his vehicle.

 

October 6

12:18 a.m. Officer Brendon Lyver checked on a motor vehicle that was partially sitting in traffic in the roadway of East Main Street. Officer Lyver attempted to wake the operator and eventually arrested Samantha L. Smith, 22, of 22 Walcott Street and charged her with OUI drugs and OUI liquor.

 

POLICE LOG

 

September 24

4:40 a.m. A West Main Street store employee reported a suspicious male had been walking around the store for a couple of hours. Sergeant William Burchard and Officers Robert Ekross and Brendon Lyver responded and sent the individual on his way.

7:15 a.m. Multiple calls were received about an erratic operator on West Main Street. One caller reported the vehicle hit her. Sergeant Timothy Brennan and Officers Moira McGaffigan and John Corrian responded and issued a town bylaw citation to the operator for an open container. The operator’s friend came by to pick her up and take the vehicle. A report was to follow.

10:06 a.m. A caller reported a loose horse roaming on Saddle Hill Road. Officer Moira McGaffigan responded and advised the owner, who responded and returned the horse safely back home.

11:44 a.m. A mail carrier reported three horses loose on Old Elm Way. Officer Moira McGaffigan responded along with an Upton officer. The horses were returned to their pen.

7:08 p.m. A 14-year-old with a bicycle who was kicked off the train was taken to the station. Sergeant Matthew McNeil notified his parent to pick him up.

 

September 25

9:30 a.m. A caller reported an altercation between her and a person scavenging through recycling bins on Front Street. Officer Jay Deiana responded and was unable to locate the scavenger. A report was to follow.

3:30 p.m. a caller reported a person flying a drone on private property in Pinecrest Village. Officer Derek Morton responded and spoke with the person flying the drone, a resident. All was OK.

3:42 p.m. A Davis Road resident reported her vehicle had been stolen. Officer Benjamin Stickney responded and reported the vehicle had been towed.

6:21 p.m. A motorist on West Main Street reported a vehicle rear-ended his car and drove away. Officer Derek Morton responded and took a report.

 

September 26

6:26 a.m. A caller reported a hit and run on West Main Street after a car backed in to a gas truck making a delivery. Officer Brendon Lyver responded and took a report.

4:44 p.m. A walk-in spoke with Sergeant Matthew McNeil about an incident that took place outside of school. A report was to follow.

8:35 p.m. A caller complained of constant speeding on Front Street during morning and evening commute times. Sergeant Matthew McNeil responded.

 

September 27

12:08 p.m. A caller reported a trailer on Ash Street blocking the roadway. Officer Preston Mucciarone responded and reported the trailer was unattached from the truck and partially in the roadway. He spoke with the owner, who was to pull the trailer further off the roadway.

2:02 p.m. An anonymous caller complained of a red hatchback speeding and driving recklessly on Hidden Brick Road. The information was logged.

5:07 p.m. A caller reported a vehicle tried to run him off the roadway of Benson Road. Officers Preston Mucciarone and Ryan Polselli responded and checked the area with a negative find.

 

September 28

1:33 a.m. Officer Robert Ekross reported vandalism of a speed limit sign on Ash Street. A message was left for the DPW.

2:31 a.m. On Main Street Officer Robert Ekross checked on a vehicle and found a person playing Pokémon Go. All was OK.

11:05 a.m. A Gina Drive caller reported dropping a key down a sewer. The Water and Highway Departments were notified and were to be responding.

2:05 p.m. Officer Ryan Polselli assisted the State Police on West Main Street in responding to a motor vehicle accident.

 

September 29

8:16 a.m. A Woodview Way caller reported she returned home and found someone in her apartment. Officers John Corridan, Moira McGaffigan and Tyler Brabham responded and located a woman matching the description given by the caller. The female was a guest of the caller’s husband. A report was to follow.

3:10 p.m. A Walcott Street resident reported her 5-year-old daughter was missing. Sergeant Matthew McNeil and Officers Moira McGaffigan and Derek Morton responded and located the child.

5:41 p.m. A caller reported a tree fell on wires on Spring Street. Officer Moira McGaffigan responded and confirmed the tree was broken at the base and was on top of wires. Eversource was notified.

8:04 p.m. A caller reported lights on in a vacant house on Main Street. Officers Derek Morton and Moira McGaffigan checked the building and secured it.

 

September 30

6:39 p.m. Officer Derek Morton responded along with the Fire Department to a Hemlock Drive residence, where an odor of natural gas was detected. The homeowner was advised to evacuate after the pilot light on the furnace was discovered. Eversource was contacted.

7:20 p.m. A caller reported a man at a West Main Street bar with cut-up hands showing pictures of someone he claimed to have beaten up. Sergeant Matthew McNeil and Officer Preston Mucciarone responded and spoke with the man, who stated he had been referring to a past, not recent, incident.

7:41 p.m. Sergeant Matthew McNeil removed a smashed TV from the roadway of Main Street and notified the DPW.

 

October 1

9:08 a.m. A caller reported his parked car was hit on Walcott Street. Officer Ryan Polselli responded and took a report.

9:13 a.m. A detail officer reported a contractor hit the gas line to a house on West Elm Street. Sergeant Timothy Brennan and Officer Jay Deiana responded and contacted Eversource.

9:22 a.m. A South Street Dunkin’ Donuts manager reported a male on the property who is not allowed in the store and who was arguing with her. Sergeant Timothy Brennan and Officer Ryan Polselli responded and caught up with the man. No crime was committed, but he was to be issued a no-trespass order by Dunkin’ Donuts.

8:57 p.m. A motorist reported two vehicles speeding in the bus loop at the high school. Officer Derek Morton responded and checked the area with a negative find.

 

October 2

6:30 a.m. A Hidden Brick Road caller requested a check of a white Knight’s van parked across from her residence. Officers Stephen Buckley and Brendon Lyver responded and checked on the vehicle and all was OK.

1:22 p.m. Officer Matthew Santoro spoke with a student on Hayden Rowe Street. A report was to follow.

2:49 p.m. A pedestrian reported an erratic operator on Hayden Rowe Street who exited his car in order to yell at the caller and then drove away. Officer Benjamin Stickney responded and checked the area with a negative find.

3:08 p.m. Sergeant Matthew McNeil and Officers Derek Morton and Benjamin Stickney responded to a motor vehicle accident on Wood Street. An ambulance responded and one person refused treatment. Both vehicles were towed.

3:50 p.m. A caller reported a school bus was pushed off the roadway of Winter Street and the door was subsequently ripped off. Officers Benjamin Stickney and Derek Morton responded to assist.

6:00 p.m. A Main Street caller reported pills missing from her house. Officer Benjamin Stickney responded and spoke with the reporting person.

11:38 p.m. A Cubs Path resident complained of a loud motor vehicle driving back and forth in the neighborhood. Sergeant Arthur Schofield responded and advised the caller that the traffic and noise may have been related to a road detour due to fallen wires. The vehicle was gone upon Sergeant Schofield’s arrival.

 

October 3

9:00 a.m. School Resource Officer Philip Powers and Officer Benjamin Stickney issued multiple parking citations on Hayden Rowe Street.

9:19 a.m. A caller reported his girlfriend’s ex-husband was threatening him. Officer Moira McGaffigan spoke with the caller and took a report.

11:15 a.m. A caller reported a motor vehicle accident on Ash Street. Officers Ryan Polselli and Moira McGaffigan responded, and no personal injuries were reported.

1:36 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious person possibly tampering with a telephone pole on Hayden Rowe Street. Office Moira McGaffigan responded and spoke with the individual, who was geocaching. All was OK.

3:00 p.m. The Hopkins School principal reported a missing student. Officers John Corridan, Brian Sanchioni and Tyler Brabham responded. Officer Sanchioni reported making contact with the student and his mother at their residence. All was OK.

8:28 p.m. A caller reported two men were seen on his Elm Street property via a security camera. Sergeant Arthur Schofield and Officers Tyler Brabham, and John Corridan responded to check the area, and a report was to follow.

 

October 4

12:06 p.m. Sergeant Aaron O’Neil reported fallen phone and cable wires on Church Street. He notified Verizon and Comcast and assisted.

1:50 p.m. A DPW employee handed in a key found on the Town Common.

5:56 p.m. A walk-in reported his skateboard was stolen. Officer Preston Mucciarone took a report.

 

October 5

12:02 a.m. Officers Stephen Buckley and Robert Ekross checked on a person in a vehicle on Hayden Rowe Street. All was OK, as he was just preparing for a race in the morning.

6:51 a.m. A caller reported the main water flow alarm was sounding at a Wood Street building. Officer Matthew Santoro responded along with the Fire Department, and water flowing through the main sprinkler system was discovered.

7:04 p.m. A caller reported suspicious activity on the Town Common, where an elderly man and a child were lying on the grass. They left in a white SUV. No license plate was given. Officer Derek Morton responded and checked the area, and they were gone upon his arrival.

 

October 6

8:29 a.m. Sergeant Timothy Brennan and Officer Matthew Santoro checked on a motor vehicle parked on Lumber Street and subsequently provided an individual with a courtesy transport home.

1:32 p.m. A West Elm Street caller reported the water coming out of her shower was black. The Water Department was notified.

4:57 p.m. Officer Preston Mucciarone assisted the Fire Department in investigating outside smoke on Cubs Path and found a bonfire in a backyard. The homeowner was advised of the open burn policy and the fire was extinguished.

6:42 p.m. A caller from a Hayward Street restaurant reported an intoxicated male who was belligerent and refusing offers of an Uber ride. Management did not want the individual to drive. Officers Preston Mucciarone, Derek Morton and Tyler Brabham responded and provided a courtesy transport to Milford.

 

October 7

9:49 a.m. A caller complained of a construction vehicle speeding up and down Chamberlain Street and requested the driver be reminded that it is a residential area. Sergeant Arthur Schofield asked a detail officer to convey the message.

2:25 p.m. A College Street resident reported a male in camouflage walking with a crossbow in the neighborhood. The caller was advised that it is crossbow season. Officers Jay Deiana and Ryan Polselli responded and checked the area with a negative find.

4:00 p.m. A caller reported a person possibly passed out in a vehicle on School Street. Officers Benjamin Stickney and Derek Morton responded and were unable to locate the person.

5:47 p.m. Sergeant Matthew McNeil reported an unregistered solicitor on Granite Street. He was to cease for the evening. He was informed that he must register at the station.

11:54 p.m. A motorist showed Sergeant Arthur Schofield and Officer Brendon Lyver a loose water cover in the roadway of Main Street that caused damage to his daughter’s car, which was to be parked overnight in the CVS parking lot.

 

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