OMG PD: Man Found Dead Near Malden City Hall
Highlights from area police stories, including: A sex offender arrested for allegedly evading his registration and an unpaid $770 strip club bill.
Man Found Dead Near Malden City Hall: Police confirmed the body of a 34-year-old homeless man was found near Malden Government Center Sunday morning, though his name has not yet been released pending the findings of a police investigation.
Level 3 Sex Offender Arrested for Allegedly Evading Registration: A Saugus man is under arrest after authorities allege he misreported his residence in the sex offender registry. Vincent Pellino, of Saugus, was convicted of abusing a child in 2004. He allegedly told authorities he was living in that city with his mother, but was found residing on Eastern Ave. in Malden Thursday.
Alleged 'Officer' Demands Money: A Woburn man reported he received a phone call from a man claiming to be “Officer John Smith.” The caller told the man that his wife owed $1,900 to a “criminal investigation department” and if she did not pay, she would be arrested.
Prosecutors: $770 Strip Club Bill Gets Somerville Man Arrested: A Somerville man was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court Monday and charged with failing to pay a large strip club bill, according an announcement from the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.