Melrose Police Log: June 11-17
Notable entries from last week's Melrose Police log. The following information was supplied by the Melrose Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
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The following is a selective list of entries from the Melrose Police log.
Monday, June 11
5:42 p.m. Stoneham Police put on a BOLO (be-on-the-lookout) for a shoplifting and assault and battery suspect. White female, 20s, wearing a green t-shirt, black hair, rose tattoo on her wrist, black slippers and carrying a black sweatshirt.
7:15 p.m. Beech Avenue resident reports putting a refrigerator out at the back of the house for Mass Save to pick up and sometime last night someone took the refrigerator.
Tuesday, June 12
5:14 p.m. Possible fraud reported from Dell Avenue.
7:23 p.m. Credit card fraud reported from Lebanon Street.
Wednesday, June 13
2:20 a.m. Disturbance call from Main Street. Cam D. Tran, 32, 54 Langdon St., Apt. 2, Roxbury, was arrested on the charge of domestic assault and battery.
8:46 a.m. Malden Police relays domestic situation at Town Line Inn on Newburyport Turnpike.
12:30 p.m. Laptop reported stolen from Pleasant Street.
5:52 p.m. Second call on damaged tree on Lebanon Street at Park Street. DPW responded and took care of that tree.
Thursday, June 14
12:30 a.m. Several 911 calls about a fight in progress at West Wyoming Avenue and Pleasant Street. A 19-year-old Somerville woman was issued a summons on the charge of assault and battery.
9:15 a.m. Past larceny of metal reported from East Foster Street.
12:41 p.m. Complaint of damage to vehicle.
12:51 p.m. Larceny of gold reported from C.J. McCarthy elderly apartments on Main Street. Several different pieces of jewelry reported missing, according to Melrose Police Lt. Mark DeCroteau. No sign of a break-in; remains under investigation.
1:32 p.m. Report of people with guns in the woods off Washington Street near Goodyear Avenue. Kids with AirSoft guns, according to DeCroteau. Parents called to pick kids up.
2:36 p.m. Report of a possible rabid squirrel at Gooch Park. Animal control notified, responded and captured the animal.
5:19 p.m. Drug overdose of a 37-year-old man reported from upper Main Street. DeCroteau said person refused any medical treatment at the scene.
7:56 p.m. Complaint of male urinating in Dunkin Donuts parking lot on Lynn Fells Parkway.
Friday, June 15
12:22 a.m. Caller reports a group of kids throwing items and breaking construction vehicle’s windows at Forest Street and Lebanon Street, at Blueberry Hill development. Officers found damage to the construction vehicles, spoke with a witness and found a couple of kids in the area, DeCroteau said, but witness could not positively identify them as any of the kids allegedly damaging the vehicles. Parents were called as site is posted as no trespassing.
7:41 a.m. Citizen turned in a firearm at police station.
9:56 a.m. Harassment reported from Bellevue Avenue.
2:21 p.m. Larceny of landscaping tools reported from Shaw’s Supermarket.
5:27 p.m. Caller states swan with fishing line around its neck at Ell Pond.
Saturday, June 16
11:18 a.m. Larceny/forgery/fraud reported from Upham Street.
6:04 p.m. Domestic disturbance reported from Myrtle Street. Jay H. Perry, 41, 119 Myrtle St., Apt. 3, was arrested on the charge of domestic assault and battery.
Sunday, June 17
8:40 a.m. Caller reports two baby raccoons on the sidewalk on Plymouth Circle. Animal control notified, Health Director Ruth Clay responded to the scene.
Other Arrests and Summonses
A 34-year-old Saugus man was placed under warrant arrest on Friday, June 15.
A 35-year-old Revere man was issued a summons on Saturday, June 16 on the charge of violating an abuse prevention order.