Sunday, December 16, 2012
Check out these highlights from police logs throughout the Greater Boston area.
Family Robbed During Father's Wake, TJ Callahan's To Help Out: A Tewksbury family, already reeling from the untimely death of their husband and father, received another jolt when they returned home after his wake Tuesday night. Their home had been burglarized. Former Arlington Special Education Administrator Allegedly Solicited Nude Photos of Girl, 15: A former Arlington special education administrator has been charged with posing a child in the nude after he allegedly pretended to be a 14-year-old boy and solicited indecent images from a 15-year-old girl in Maine. Police: Man Pees on Truck, Gets Extradited to FloridaRogerio DaSilva, 45, of Woburn, was arrested at 299 Broadway and charged with indecent exposure, resisting arrest and being …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
John Burbine, 49, is a level 1 sex offender accused of filming himself in various sexual activities with young children, including victims in Melrose.
A Wakefield husband and wife are facing numerous charges in connection with an illegal day care service that subjected at least 13 children - one of them just days old - to horrific sexual abuse that was recorded on video. On Thursday, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone announced the indictments of Wakefield residents John Burnbine, 49, and his wife, Marian Burbine, 46. The two were proprietors of the Waterfall Education Center, which reportedly offered home-based services to clients ranging from day care to group care and tutoring and babysitting. The business reportedly had some employees as well, although Leone indicated that no complicity has been found at this point among them. "In my 14 years in Middlesex County, I have never …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Officers Daniel Goodhue and Sean Matthews were sworn in during a brief ceremony in the city's Aldermanic Chamber.
The following was submitted by Melrose City Hall: Mayor Rob Dolan swore in two new members of the Melrose Police Department in a brief ceremony in the Aldermanic Chamber on November 28. “I am pleased to welcome both these men to the Melrose Police Department,” said Mayor Rob Dolan. “They bring a breadth and depth of experience that will enrich both the department and the community.” Officer Daniel Goodhue is a lifelong Melrose resident and a graduate of Melrose High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Crops from 2004 through 2009 and did tours of duty in eight countries; his service included Operation Iraqi Freedom. Officer Sean Matthews was born in Derry, Northern Ireland, and came to the U.S. in 1998. He worked as a teacher in Boston …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Thursday, November 29, 2012
Police Chief Michael Lyle will join other officials to discuss public safety initiatives.
Police Chief Michael Lyle and members of the Board of Aldermen will host the last of a series of neighborhood public safety meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, in the GAR Room, Memorial Hall, to share information about police initiatives and hear from residents about issues that affect them. Ward 4 Alderman Bob Boisselle, Ward 6 Alderman Peter Mortimer, and Mayor Rob Dolan will co-host the meeting. Lt. Mark Decroteau, the head of the Patrol Division, will be present, as will Traffic Sgt. Jon Goc, Detective Sgt. Paul McNamara, and other Police Department staff. For more information, check the city’s Twitter feed (twitter.com/CityofMelrose) or Mayor Dolan’s blog (mayordolansblog.wordpress.com).
Sunday, November 25, 2012
PLUS: A Papa John's delivery driver allegedly tries to run down a pedestrian in Inman Square and a Somerville man pleads guilty to filming women in a YMCA bathroom.
Here are some highlights from police logs throughout the Greater Boston area: Man Released in Drug Lab Scandal Arrested Again: An alleged drug dealer who was awarded an early release from his prison sentence because of the ongoing state drug lab crisis was in court again this week facing a new slew of drug-related charges. Torrie Haynes, 30, of Dorchester was arraigned Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of distribution of a class B substance as a subsequent offense, two counts of assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest, according to a press release from Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley. Woman Allegedly Caught Selling Half Hour of Sexual Services for $140: Victoria Rodriguez, 21, of…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The boy reportedly suffered injuries to the head that influenced his ability to see.
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Police extended their search into Massachusetts on Tuesday seeking a Plaistow, NH couple accused of abusing a 3-year-old child. The child's mother, Jessica Linscott, 23, and her boyfriend, Roland Dow, 27, have apparently been seen locally. Lt. William Baldwin of the Plaistow Police Department told WMUR-TV 9 in Manchester, NH, that Linscott and Dow have been seen in places as far away as Swampscott. The Manchester (NH) Union Leader reported that the 3-year-old's grandmother, Helen Nicholson, of Melrose, Mass., does not think authorities will find the couple. Nicholson said her son, who died two years ago, was the boy's father. She also told the newspaper that Linscott and Dow "have been dating for about a year and that James was often left…
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A Malden resident is facing allegations she inappropriately used sick time to work at a Melrose Real Estate office.
A Middlesex County Sheriff's Office employee is facing criminal fraud charges for allegedly working another job in Melrose while she remained on medical leave from the sheriff's office. Joyce Drinkwater, 67, of Malden was charged on Nov. 19 with knowingly presenting a fraudulent claim to a public employer for a benefit, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office. Drinkwater allegedly collected her full salary as she stayed on medical leave from the sheriff's office. Drinkwater, who worked in the sheriff's payroll office, took medical leave in June and when that ended she allegedly used her unused sick time remain out on leave, according to the DA's office. She allegedly certified to the sheriff's office that she was …