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Melrose Man Allegedly Assaults a Motorist

The following information was supplied by the Melrose Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Police cruiser lights activated. Credit: Getty
Police cruiser lights activated. Credit: Getty
[Editor's Note: The following information was supplied by the Melrose Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.]

The Melrose Police Department has an anonymous tip line: 781-665-TIPS (8477). To text a tip to the Melrose Police Department, text MELROSE to 847411 (TIP411). The tip line is sponsored by the Melrose Police and the Melrose Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition.

The following is a sampling of entries from the Melrose Police log:

Melrose Man Allegedly Assaults a Motorist

At 10:06 p.m. Dec. 24, Melrose Police responded to West Wyoming Avenue following a report of an assault. A 21-year-old Melrose man was summonsed on a charge of assault and battery. The Melrosian allegedly punched another motorist in the face.

Dec. 23

7:04 a.m.: Main Street, caller claimed their vehicle was stolen from behind her apartment.

8:58 a.m.: Cherry Street, report of a BB shot through a window.

12:20 p.m.: Lebanon Street, report of suspicious activity. A 31-year-old Wells, Maine man was summonsed on a charge of indecent exposure.

1:09 p.m.: Lynn Fells Parkway at Green Street, report of a two-car accident.

2:34 p.m.: Lynn Fells Parkway at Lincoln Street, report of a three-vehicle accident. Fire Department and State Police responded. State Police handled.

Dec. 24

10:40 a.m.: First Street, caller reported that someone broke their window.

10:56 a.m.: Essex Street, report of possible vehicle vandalism. Vehicle reportedly stolen Dec. 23 and towed; owner notified.

12:42 p.m.: First and Larrabee Streets, report of road rage incident. Parties settled down. No arrests made.

11:19 p.m.: A person visited the police station to report an hit-and-run incident on Laurel Street. 

Dec. 25

8:18 a.m.: Melrose Laundromat on Main Street, caller reported damage to a Melrose Laundromat van. A 58-year-old Melrose man was summonsed on a charge of malicious damage to a vehicle. 

10:29 a.m.: A person visited the police station to report a past hit-and-run on Laurel Street.

1:18 p.m.: Hurd Street, report of a past breaking and entering.

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