Police Briefs 03-29-2018

Police Briefs 03-29-2018

PHONE FEUD

On March 16, at 12:10 p.m., officers responded to Bellingham Square and spoke to the victim who is employed by Assurance Wireless, a company that provides free cell phones for low-income individuals.

The victim stated the male in question applied for a phone, but was denied.  He said that the subject was upset and later approached him while in the area of the Rainbow Apparel, located at 428 Broadway. He stated that the subject snatched a cardboard box containing one cellular phone out of his hand and went across the street to the laundromat. The subject was identified and placed into custody.

Fidel Hernandez, 50, of Quincy, was charged with unarmed robbery and violating the knife ordinance.

MARCH MADNESS

On March 16, at 4:02 p.m., officers were dispatched to  207 Shurtleff St, the Chelsea Community Center for a report of an unwanted party. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the reporting party, who works at the front desk. She advised officers that a male party known to her had walked into the building and onto the basketball court without paying the required fee. She stated that she told him she would be calling the Chelsea Police if he didn’t leave and his reply was something to the effect of, “I want to see them come in here and get me.” Officers were able to place the male into custody after he refused to leave, and began arguing with employees at the front desk. He additionally was trespassed from the property.

Elyas Abdi, 19, of 180 Central Ave., was charged with trespassing, resisting arrest, threatening to commit a crime, and disorderly conduct.

TWO MS-13 PLEAD GUILTY

Two MS-13 members have pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston to charges of racketeering conspiracy involving murder.

Oscar Recinos Garcia, a/k/a “Psycho,” 24, a Salvadoran national, pleaded guilty March 21 to RICO conspiracy and being an alien in possession of a firearm and ammunition. U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV scheduled Recinos Garcia’s sentencing for June 13, 2018.

On March 20, Jose Andrade a/k/a “Inocente,” 27, a Salvadoran national, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, more commonly referred to as RICO, and conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Judge Saylor scheduled Andrade’s sentencing for June 12, 2018.

Andrade and Recinos Garcia were both members of the Everett Locos Salvatrucha, or ELS clique, of MS-13. The defendants admitted that their racketeering activity, on behalf of MS-13, included their involvement in the murder of a teenager who was associated with MS-13 and wrongly suspected by the gang of cooperating with law enforcement. On July 5, 2015, the victim was murdered in Lawrence by Josue de Paz a/k/a “Gato” and another MS-13 member. Evidence showed that Andrade and Recinos Garcia were both involved in planning the murder and shared the intent to have the victim killed. The evidence also showed that Andrade was part of the original plan to kill the victim, but was unable to participate in the murder because he was arrested in June 2015. The gang then recruited De Paz to commit the murder, and Recinos Garcia passed along the message to De Paz to kill the victim.

De Paz and Recinos Garcia were arrested on July 8, 2015, in Somerville in a raid that resulted in the recovery of a firearm, several large knives, photographs of MS-13 members flashing gang signs, and a large volume of MS-13 paraphernalia, including blue and white hats, bandanas and rosary beads. Recinos Garcia was also charged with possession of the firearm seized on that day. Andrade was also charged with conspiracy to distribute marijuana after evidence revealed that he and other MS-13 members distributed marijuana on behalf of the gang.  De Paz pleaded guilty to RICO conspiracy involving murder and is awaiting sentencing.

Police Log

Monday, 3/12

Jennifer Khudari, 31, 41 South Ave., Revere, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with revoked license and possessing Class B drug.

Thursday, 3/15

Leonides Bones, 60, 4 Fernboro St., Dorchester, was arrested for possessing alcoholic beverage.

Friday, 3/16

Fidel Hernandez, 50, 36 Elm St., Quincy, was arrested for unarmed robbery and dangerous weapon.

Elyas Abdi, 19, 180 Central Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing, resisting arrest, threat to commit crime, disorderly conduct.

Saturday, 3/17

Jose Coronado-Hercules, 21, 101 Park St., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen motor vehicle.

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Police Briefs 03-15-2018

Police Briefs 03-15-2018

SPELLING BEE BANDIT SENTENCED

A Chelsea man, dubbed the “Spelling Bee Bandit,” was sentenced March 7 in federal court in Boston for four bank robberies.

Jason S. Englen, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to 84 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In November 2017, Englen pleaded guilty to four counts of bank robbery.

On Oct. 31, 2016, a man, later identified as Englen, entered a branch of TD Bank in Arlington, approached a teller and presented a note written on a deposit slip indicating a robbery and demanding cash. On the note, the word “robbery” was misspelled. The teller handed Englen money from the drawer and Englen fled the bank leaving the demand note behind.

Over the next few weeks, three additional banks were robbed in the same fashion: a branch of TD Bank in Reading on November 5, a branch of Salem Five in Burlington on November 7, and a branch of TD Bank in Peabody on November 13. Based on the similarity of the robberies and the physical description of the robber, law enforcement, seeking help from the public, identified Englen, who was already in state custody on unrelated charges, as the bank robber. On Dec. 12, 2016, Englen was arrested by federal authorities and charged.

SALVADORAN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY

A Salvadoran national was sentenced March 8 in federal court in Boston for illegally reentering the United States after deportation.

Gerardo Alberto Perez-Fuentes, 22, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to six months in prison and one year of supervised release. Perez-Fuentes will be subject to deportation proceedings upon completion of his sentence. In December 2017, Perez-Fuentes pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of a deported alien.

Perez-Fuentes was previously deported on Sept. 4, 2015, and on Oct. 8, 2015. On Sept. 6, 2017, law enforcement in Chelsea encountered Perez-Fuentes and determined him to be illegally present in the United States.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling and Michael Shea, Acting Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanne Sullivan Jacobus of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.

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Police Briefs 02-22-2018

Police Briefs 02-22-2018

BREAKING AND ENTERING

On Feb. 13, at 6:40 p.m., officers observed three parties walking in the vicinity of Blossom Street at Eden Street walking back and forth from Washington Avenue to Eden Street. Officers saw the three parties walking near parked cars and looking into them as they walked by. Officers proceeded to drive around the block. The officers lost sight of the group upon returning. One officer exited the cruiser and began to walk the path the group was last seen. The officer observed a female in one car and a male in another vehicle both were rummaging through the interior of the cars. Both were placed under arrest for Breaking and Entering. A search for the third suspect was made with negative results.

Genecis Diaz, 20, 104 Williams St., and Kevin Gomez-Solis, 23, of 149 Addison St., was charged with breaking and entering in the night for a felony.

Police, Fire Officials Investigating Death near Chelsea Brush Fire

Chelsea and State police and fire investigators combing the scene of an apparent brush fire found some signs of accidental ignition Feb. 15, but have not made any final determinations, officials said.

At about 6:40 p.m., the Chelsea Fire Department and State Police assigned to the Revere barracks responded to the area of Route 16 near Webster Avenue for a fire at an unpaved area abutting the roadway. On extinguishing the blaze, firefighters observed what appeared to be a dead body and made the standard notifications for a death investigation.

State Police detectives assigned to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office responded to the scene, as did Suffolk prosecutors, Chelsea Police detectives, State Police criminalists, the State Fire Marshal’s office, and accelerant-sniffing K-9 unit.

The deceased was badly burned but appeared to be an adult male. The office of the Chief Medical Examiner will attempt to determine the cause and manner of his death. A mattress that fire investigators said was highly flammable was found in close proximity to the body, as were cardboard debris, sterno, a cigarette pack, and other items that may indicate an accidental fire. Nonetheless, officials said, the investigation into the origin of the fire, the cause of the man’s death, and his identity is still under way.

Multiple witnesses reported the fire to 911 beginning at 6:37 pm, but any motorists or passersby who may have observed the area shortly before then are asked to contact Chelsea or State Police.

BROKE INTO APARTMENT

On Feb. 13, officers responded to 57 Burma Rd. on a report of a breaking and entering. A representative from Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) stated many vacant apartments had been illegally entered and that they had set up a camera inside 57 Burma Rd. to record any illegal entry. Officers were notified by the CHA that an entry at the apartment had taken place and they had a video of the suspect.

The officers identified the suspect from the video and placed him under arrest.

Carlos Acosta, 18, of 59 Burma Rd., was charged with breaking and entering in the night for a felony, larceny from a building and larceny under $250.

KNIFE THREAT

On Feb. 14, at 2:24 p.m., Officers responded to a past assault at Cottage Street at Highland Street. Upon arrival, they met the juvenile reporting victim who stated four males followed him home, one male whom he identified.

The juvenile victim reported threats were made with a knife against him. The identified juvenile was placed under arrest.

A 17-year-old Chelsea youth was charged with assault with a  dangerous weapon, intimidating a witness, and threatening to commit a crime.

CAR BREAKERS

On Feb. 14, at 12:09 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Eastern Avenue and Clinton for a report of a motor vehicle break in progress. While responding, dispatch informed officer’s that the calling party was watching a male subject breaking into a motor vehicle and entering the car. Officers identified a second individual involved and placed both into custody.

Michael Lacrosse, 36, of Lynn, was charged with Breaking and entering a vehicle in the night for a felony, malicious damage to a motor vehicle, larceny under $250, and possession of burglarious tools.

William Linscott, 42, of 934 Broadway, was charged with Breaking and entering a vehicle in the night for a felony, malicious damage to a motor vehicle, and larceny under $250.

DRIVING INCIDENT

On Feb. 5,  at 2:16 a.m., a CPD officer on patrol on Shawmut Street observed an oncoming vehicle without his headlights illuminated. The officer then proceeded to flash his lights to alert the driver. Another CPD officer traveling in the opposite direction also flashed his lights to alert the driver, but to no avail. The vehicle continued to operate on several streets without lights. At that point, officers activated their emergency blue lights in an attempt to stop the driver to ascertain his condition. The car was finally pulled over with the assistance of other CPD officers. Based on a conversation with the driver he was placed under arrest for OUI 2nd offense.

Selvin Parada, 40, of 17 Willard St., was charged with operating under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), negligent operation and lights violation.

TRAFFICKING HEROIN

On Feb. 10, at 10 a.m., officers were dispatched to 74 Springvale Ave. # 1 for a report of a loaded firearm in the apartment. The reporting party stated that she and her husband observed a loaded gun on their roommate’s bed. CPD officers responded to the address and placed the subject under arrest for the illegal possession of a firearm and drugs observed by officers in the bedroom. Officers discovered several packets of what was believed to be heroin and several unlawful prescription pills on the subject at the time of arrest.

The firearm ended up not being in violation of state law as it was a replica airsoft gun.

Olsen Cejour, 27, of 74 Springvale Ave., was charged with trafficking in heroin, distribution of a Class B drug (subsequent offense), and distribution of a Class C drug.

Police Log

Monday, 2/5

Selvin Parada, 40, 17 Willard St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), negligent operation of motor vehicle and lights violation.

Tuesday, 2/6

Caroline Cash, 23, 84 Otis ST., Winthrop, was arrested on a warrant.

Mario Martinez, 39, 29 Roosevelt St., Revere, was arrested for trespassing.

Friday, 2/9

Bryan Solano-Alvarez, 18, 77 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen motor vehicle.

Saturday, 2/10

Edgar Lara, 30, 53 Dorchester Ave., Providence, RI 02909, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed and one-way violation.

Olsen Cejour, 27, 74 Springvale Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for trafficking heroin/morphine/opium, distribution of Class B drug and possessing to distribute Class C drug.

Albert Moore, 48, 40 Driscol, Peabody, was arrested for shoplifting.

Monday, 2/12

Ashley Rivdera, 22, 103 Franklin Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the Influence of liquor, possessing open container of alcohol in motor vehicle (2 counts), speeding, stop sign violation (2 counts) and improper operation of motor vehicle.

Eliezer Ordonez, 43, 34 Gardner St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Jeffrey Curry, 30, 5 Waverly Rd., Woburn, was arrested for shoplifting.

Tuesday, 2/13

Roberto Leon, 31, 145 Shurtleff St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant and intimidation of a witness.

Francisco Damacio Lopreto, 42, 101 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.

Genecis Diaz, 20, 104 Williams St., Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime.

Kevin Gomez-Solis, 23, 149 Addison St., Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime.

Carlos Acosta, 18, 59 Burma Rd., Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering building nighttime for felony, larceny from building, larceny under $250.

Wednesday, 2/14

Sandra Sargent, 33, 71 Winthrop Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant.

Thursday, 2/15

Michael Lacrosse, 36, 13 Moral Ave., Lynn, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime, malicious damage to motor vehicle, larceny under $250 and possessing burglarious instrument.

William Linscott, 42, 934 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime, malicious damage to motor vehicle and larceny under $250.

Jessy Sandoval Aldana, 36, 16 Minot St., Lynn, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.

Friday, 2/16

Siobhan McKenna, 39, 45 Douglas St., Winthrop, was arrested for violating harassment prevention order.

Ramon Pagan, 56, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, was arrested for possessing alcoholic beverage.

Asia Galvin, 31, 277 Meridian St., East Boston, was arrested on a warrant.

Gregory Salinas-Rodriguez, 31, 1 Mill Ct. Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor (3rd offense), possessing open container of alcohol in motor vehicle and operating motor vehicle with suspended license.

Saturday, 2/17

Landy Perez, 35, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, was arrested for dangerous weapon.

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Police Briefs 02-15-2018

Police Briefs 02-15-2018

OPERATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

On Jan. 31, at 4:43 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Bellingham Square for an erratic operator. The caller stated that it was a black Lexus swerving on Hawthorne Street heading towards Bellingham Square. Officers noticed a black Lexus operating on Broadway without the lights on. The vehicle took a left turn into Cross Street where it was stopped. Officers performed a field sobriety test and based on that exam placed the party under arrest for OUI.

Helen Correa, 47, of Ashland, was charged with OUI Liquor, motor vehicle lights violation and possession of an open container of alcohol.

GESTURES IN COURT

On Feb. 1, at 9:45 a.m., officers responded to Chelsea District Court for a report of Witness Intimidation. Officers were met by the reporting party who stated while awaiting a hearing for an ongoing case, the subject of that case made gestures and remarks while awaiting the proceeding to begin. The subject was placed under arrest.

Wayne Giangregorio, 55, of East Boston, was charged with intimidation of a witness.

ASLEEP BEHIND THE WHEEL

On Feb. 2 at 5:48 p.m., Chelsea Police responded to a report of motor vehicles being struck by a white box truck traveling down Washington Avenue towards Fay Square. The white box truck was observed by officers parked in the area of 63 Washington Ave. The operator was observed asleep behind the wheel. After further investigation, the male was placed into custody for OUI. During the booking process, five baggies of Heroin were located on his person.

John Williamson, 59, of Malden, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs, leaving the scene of property damage, failing to wear a seatbelt and possession of a Class A drug.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE

On Feb. 5, at 2:16 a.m., a Chelsea Police officer observed an oncoming vehicle without his headlights on. The officer tried to get the operator’s attention and proceeded to follow the vehicle. The officer observed erratic operation and pulled the vehicle over. After a conversation with the operator, the officer formed the opinion that the driver was operating under the influence of alcohol and placed him under arrest.

It was the driver’s fifth offense for drunk driving.

Manrique Martinez, 47, of 250 Clark Ave., was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol (5th offense) and reckless endangerment to children.

Police Log

Monday, 1/29

Jose Rivera, 32, 11 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Alberto Garcia, 50, 303 Carter St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Wednesday, 1/31

Helen Correa, 47, 280 Main ST., Ashland, MA, was arrested for lights violation, possessing open container in motor vehicle.

Thursday, 2/1

Wayne Giangregorio, 55, 12 A Seaver St., East Boston, was arrested for witness intimidation.

Glenn Kerivan, 58, 171 Old Cambridge Rd., Woburn, was arrested for shoplifting.

Lawrence Polidor, 20, 41 Woodville St., Everett, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.

Friday, 2/2

John Williamson, 59, 33 Maple St., Malden, was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs, leaving scene of property damage, failure to wear seat belt and Possessing Class A drug.

Santos Ventura, 47, 24 Malden ST.,  Everett, was arrested for incapacitated person and on a warrant.

Saturday, 2/3

Manuel Escobar, 20, 45 Addision St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants and not in possession of license after accident.

Sunday, 2/4

Manrique Martinez, 47, 250 Clark Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor (5th offense) and Reckless endangerment to Children.

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Police Briefs 01-04-2018

Police Briefs 01-04-2018

ROBBERY ON BROADWAY

On Dec. 22, at 5:20 p.m., officers responded to 165 Walnut St. for a report of a past armed robbery. Upon officers’ arrival, they made contact with the victim and alleged robbery suspect, standing out front of the building. The victim claims the suspect took $200 from him after he left the ATM at the Chelsea Bank on Broadway. The suspect claims the money was used to buy drugs from him and that the victim complained about the quality of the drugs purchased.

Jose Rivera, 32, of 11 Congress Ave., was charged with unarmed robbery.

REFUSED SERVICE AT BAR

On Dec. 22, at 10:49 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Spanish Falcon Club located at 158 Broadway on the report of a fight outside.

Officers observed security outside speaking to a group of men, two of which appeared intoxicated. As Officers spoke to security, they were informed that the two intoxicated males had been causing a disturbance because security refused them entry due to their state of intoxication.

They were asked to leave several times, but were becoming aggressive towards employees. As officers engaged the men in conversation, it was apparent that the men were upset at having been refused entry and wanted to continue their night of drinking. The two men refused the officers’ orders to leave the area and became loud and boisterous, causing a disturbance. The first male was placed into custody after violently resisting officers in their attempt to place him under arrest. The second male, and brother of the male taken into custody, refused orders to leave, and he also became aggressive and was taken into custody after a struggle.

David Garcia, 24, of 141 Marlborough St., was charged with disorderly conduct.

Kevin Garcia, 21, of Lynn, was charged with disorderly conduct, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest.

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Police Briefs 12-14-2017

Police Briefs 12-14-2017

POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING

Chelsea Police Detectives are investigating a shooting on Dec. 7 that occurred in the vicinity of Shurtleff and Maverick Streets. The victim, a 35-year old male from Chelsea, was shot in the leg and is expected to recover from his injuries. Detectives believe it was not a random attack based on preliminary evidence gathered at the scene.

A male wearing a dark coat with red lettering on the back and gray sweatpants was seen fleeing the area.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call Chelsea Police at 466-4800.

Chelsea Police remind the community they can report crimes or suspicious activity anonymously in various formats. Citizens can call the 24 hr “tips” line at 617-466-4880, email reports directly from the department’s website at www.chelseapolice.com or download for free the MYPD App that is compatible with both Android and Apple smartphones. All three ways are monitored and anonymous.

ARMED ROBBER CAUGHT

On Dec. 4, officers were dispatched to Broadway Mini Mart located at 944 Broadway on a report of an armed robbery. Responding officers observed a disturbance in the street involving a store clerk and one of the two reported robbers. The subject was placed into custody at the scene. Chelsea Detectives later charged the individual with two other armed robberies that occurred earlier in Chelsea.

A second individual involved was able to escape.

Samuel Valdez, 41, of Jamaica Plain, was charged with armed robbery while masked and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

SALVADORAN MAN DEPORTED

A Salvadoran national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to illegally reentering the United States after deportation.

Gerardo Alberto Perez-Fuentes, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful reentry of a deported alien.  U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton scheduled sentencing for March 8, 2018.

Perez-Fuentes was previously deported on Oct. 8, 2015.  On Sept. 6, 2017, law enforcement in Chelsea encountered Perez-Fuentes and determined him to be illegally present in the United States.

The charge provides for a sentence of no greater than 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of $250,000. Perez-Fuentes will be subject to deportation upon completion of his sentence. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb and Michael Shea, Acting Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanne Sullivan Jacobus of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting this case.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE

On Dec. 4, at 7:08 p.m., a Chelsea Police officer was dispatched to Cross Street and Park Street for a motor vehicle accident with no reported injuries. Upon arrival there were two cars to the right side of the road on Cross Street and Park Street. The officer spoke to both operators and formed the opinion based on his training and experience that operator that caused the accident was operating under the influence of drugs. The officer developed probable cause based on her comments at the scene.

Sandra Pizzano, 56, of Saugus, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs and forging an RMV document.

BREAKING AND ENTERING

On Dec. 7, at 4:31 a.m., an alarm triggered at the Laundry-Wash, located at 14 Everett Ave. It was the third time the alarm had been triggered that night. Upon arrival, a male party was observed running from the area towards Kayem Foods. After a brief foot pursuit, the subject was arrested.

Rolando Arias, 43, of Revere, was charged with Breaking and entering in the night for a felony, possession of burglarious tools, and two counts of malicious destruction of property over $250.

ASSAULTED DRIVER

On Dec. 7, at 9:31 p.m., officers responded to Springvale Avenue on a report of a hit and run accident. The officers spoke to the victim who stated that while operating on Springvale Avenue towards Washington, he was struck in the rear by a male subject in a van. The victim stated he attempted to pull over, when he was struck a second time. At this time, the suspect did pull over and jumped out of his vehicle and began punching the victim’s driver side window. The suspect then jumped back in his car and fled towards Washington Avenue. Officers stopped the vehicle and placed the subject under arrest.

Cesar Garcia, 41, of 3 Springvale Ave., was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, leaving the scene of property damage, and negligent operation.

(17-1269-AR)  

On Dec. 9, at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to Casa Mariachi on Everett Avenue for a report of unruly patrons refusing to leave. The security on scene told the officers that a female patron refused to leave and picked up shot glasses from the bar and threw them at a waitress, striking her in the shoulder. Officers placed the female in custody.

Keyla Flores, 22, of Everett, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shot glass) and disorderly conduct.

Police Log

Monday, 12/4/17

MOrge Nolasco, 31, 234 Bennington St., East Boston, was arrested for marked lane violation and operating under the influence of liquor.

Joanir DeOliveira, 31, 114 Highland Ave. Somerville, was arrested on a warrant.

Sandra Pizzano, 56, 335 Lynnfells Pkwy., Saugus, was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs, forged RMV document.

Samuel Valdez, 41, 50 Dimick St., Jamaica Plain, was arrested for armed & masked robbery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Wednesday, 12/6

Michael Leiva, 21, 24 Suffolk St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Thursday, 12/7

Rolando Arias, 43, 24 Shirley Ave., Revere, was arrested for breaking and entering for felony, possessing burglarious instrument, malicious destruction of property over $250 (2 counts).

Julie Maskell, 41, 2 Harris St., Revere, was arrested on a warrant.

Luis Martinez, 49, 108 Clark Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Brittany Lopes-Rattigan, 28, 2 Franklin Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants.

Robert DelloFano, 37, 15 Watts St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Stacy Lightell, 43, 10 Jones Drive, Chelsea, was arrested on warrants.

Stanley Jeannis, 40, 21 Conn Ct. Woburn, was arrested on a warrant, distribution of Class B drug, drug violation near school/park, possessing Class B drug to distribute and possessing Class A drug to distribute.

Jimmall Marshall, 27, 45 Fourth St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant and distribution of Class B drug.

Henrique Castillo, 67, 195 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest.

Cesar Garcia, 41, 3 Springvale Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon, leaving scene of property damage and negligent operation of motor vehicle.

Friday, 12/8

Donne Agogo, 24, 6 Lewis St., Medford, was arrested for possessing to distribute Class B drug.

Robert Soroka, 43, 235 Revere St., Revere, was arrested on a warrant.

Saturday, 12/9

Javier Ortiz, 21, 110 Central Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for equipment violation on a motor vehicle and operating motor vehicle with open container of alcohol, operating with suspended/revoked license.

Rodrigo Yordi, 30, 13 Central St., East Boston, was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Sebastian Yordi, 33, 133 Kimball Ave., Revere, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, leaving scene of property damage and improper operation of motor vehicle.

Jennifer Portillo, 23, 12 High St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Keyla Flores, 22, 10 Fremont St., Everett, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.

Sunday, 12/10

Baplo Moncado-Diaz, 27, 200 Governor’s Dr., Winthrop, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.

Oliver Arevalo, 33, 815 Winthrop Ave., Revere, was arrested for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.

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Police Briefs 11-09-2017

Police Briefs 11-09-2017

POLICE Briefs By Seth Daniel

TRIED TO KILL POLICE OFFICER WITH CAR

On Nov. 3 at 1:10 p.m., a victim of a Hit and Run flagged down a CPD officer on a detail. The victim reported that he had been struck by the vehicle, which fled the scene located at 280 Second St. The suspect’s vehicle was located and the detail officer attempted to stop the vehicle with verbal commands from the roadway. The officer was forced to jump out of the way to avoid being struck as the operator continued to flee the scene at a high rate of speed. The operator was later stopped by other CPD units and the operator was placed into custody

Marcio Mezabaca, 32, of 220 Broadway, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, leaving the scene of property damage, failing to stop for police, assault to murder and resisting arrest.

STOLE CELL PHONE

On Nov. 5, at noon, a female known to a CPD officer on patrol was observed in the company of a male in the area of Cherry Street and Everett Avenue. The officer observed from a distance the known female pushing the victim, and then grabbing his cellphone. Once she observed the officer, she fled the area. She was located a short distance away and placed into custody.

Meghan Mastrangelo, 36, of Revere, was charged with unarmed robbery.

ROBBED WITH BALL BAT

On Oct. 26 at 5:59 p.m., an armed robbery was reported at the Corner Market, located at 803 Broadway. The victim clerk stated that an unknown male party wearing a ski mask entered the store, struck him with a wooden bat style object, and then made away with money, an unknown amount of $30 lottery tickets and cigarettes.

The victim was treated on scene by EMS for an abrasion sustained on his left arm. The suspect was described as a black male approximately 45-47 years old, 5’8” tall, wearing a black ski mask, black jacket, blue jeans, black shoes, and gloves.

Please contact CPD Detectives if you have information to report.

PROBLEM OUTSIDE RESTAURANT

On Nov. 1, at 6:19 p.m., a disturbance was reported outside Chung Wah Restaurant, located at 460 Broadway. Officers observed a female who appeared to be intoxicated displaying boisterous behavior and disturbing the flow of pedestrian and traffic. After further investigation, she was placed into custody for being disorderly

Alisha Cohen, 38, of 36 Winthrop Rd., was charged with being disorderly and possession of an alcoholic beverage.

TEMPER, TEMPER

On Oct. 29 at 10:32 a.m., a male subject was placed into custody after he had been observed breaking a window on the old Salvation Army Donation Center, located at 456 Broadway. The officer observed the male subject punch the window as a result of an apparent argument between him and an unknown female party. He was placed into custody for malicious destruction of property.

Andrew Babigumira, 31, homeless, was charged with wanton destruction.

STABBED FOR DEALING DRUGS

On Oct. 29, at 5:05 p.m., officers responded to a reported stabbing at 744 Broadway #2. A victim was located inside the apartment with minor lacerations to the hand. The victim stated that a dispute arose with his roommate over him dealing narcotics out of their apartment.

The suspect was found by CPD offices and placed under arrest.

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Police Briefs 10-12-2017

Police Briefs 10-12-2017

BREAKING AT THE HEALTH CENTER

On Oct. 4 at 8;12 a.m., a male subject was placed into custody after he was observed entering and checking motor vehicle door handles by police in the MGH Clinic parking lot, located at 151 Everett Ave. No stolen property located on his person.

Egno Silva, 26, of Beverly, was charged with Breaking and Entering in the day for a felony.

THAT’S MY SPOT!

On Oct. 6 at 6:43 p.m., officers responded to 827 Broadway on a past assault involving neighbors. Officers were advised that one of the involved may be in possession of a knife. Officers determined it was an argument over a parking space with one of the participants claiming she was threatened with a knife.

Officers placed the subject under arrested for the assault.

Luz Rodriguez, 55, of 835 Broadway, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery.

NO ALARM CAN WAKE HIM UP

On Oct. 7 at 2 a.m., officers responded to the area of Greg’s Service Center located at 51 Park St. on the report of a car alarm going off and not stopping.

Officers observed a male party who was passed out in a truck on the property. The subject was placed under arrest after stating he entered the truck to sleep for the night.

James Sullivan, 23, of 101 Park St., was charged with breaking and entering in the night for a felony and one warrant.

REVERE MAN SENTENCED FOR BANK ROBBERY SPREE

A Revere man was sentenced Oct. 11 in federal court in Boston for robbing 10 banks during a 19-day spree from late December 2016 to early January 2017.

He was arrested in Chelsea on Jan. 7, and confessed to robbing the banks.

Fred Mandracchia, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs to 100 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution of $16,695 to the banks he robbed. In July 2017, Mandracchia  HYPERLINK “https://www.justice.gov/usao-ma/pr/revere-man-pleads-guilty-multiple-bank-robberies” pleaded guilty to 10 counts of bank robbery

Following a Jan. 3, 2017, robbery of the Mechanics Cooperative Bank branch in Fall River, law enforcement identified Mandracchia as the individual responsible for that robbery.  Based on similarities in the robberies and the physical description of the perpetrator, Mandracchia was suspected to have also been involved in nine other Boston-area bank robberies.

HASSLING CUSTOMERS

On Oct. 8 at 11:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 7-11 store at Broadway and Williams for a report of an unwanted party. The male party had been previously given a no trespass order by the store. Upon arrival officers observed the male harassing customers at the entrance. He was placed into custody at the scene.

Daniel Humphreys, 37, of 855 Broadway, was charged with resisting arrest and trespassing.

PRESCRPITION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

City Manager Thomas Ambrosino and Police Chief Brian Kyes are again hosting the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday October28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chelsea Police Headquarters. This national program aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The public is asked not to dispose of any items listed on the front of the kiosk such as needles, auto-injectors such as epi-pens or flammable objects. There is a separate container to dispose of sharps.

Additionally, the citizens of Chelsea are reminded that this public collection kiosk at Police Headquarters is available for anonymous use 365 days a year.

Police Log

Tuesday, 10/3

Hector Lopez, 38, 88 Williams St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Okbay Bahatu, 32, 318 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant and possessing alcoholic beverage.

Wednesday, 10/4

Egno Silva, 26, 338 Rantour St., Beverly, was arrested for breaking and entering daytime.

Thursday, 10/5

Dania Lopez, 21, 48 Watts St., Chelsea, was arrested for a warrant, unregistered motor vehicle, not in possession of license, registration not in possession.

Alexandria Vega, 33, 342 Blue Ledge Dr., Boston, was arrested for common nightwalker.

Nicole Skillin, 40, 2 Rice St., Saugus, was arrested for sexual conduct for fee and warrant.

Friday, 10/6

Elvedina Sejdinovic, 23, 39 Crescent Ave, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Luz Rodriguez, 55, 835 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery.

Saturday, 10/7

James Sullivan, 23, 101 Park St., Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering nighttime and on a warrant.

Jorge Izaguirre, 21, 72 Fremont Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and possession open container of alcohol in motor vehicle.

Miguel Hernandez, 53, 104 Library St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor.

Picardy Lamour, 24, 7 Murray St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and leaving scene of property damage.

Sunday, 10/8

John Londono, 28, 186 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence ofliquor, flashing red light violation.

Daniel Humphreys, 37, 855 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing and resisting arrest.

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Police Briefs 08-17-2017

Police Briefs 08-17-2017

Police Log

Monday, 8/7

Kimberly Moysey, 26, 280 Harvard St., Cambridge, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, reckless operation of vehicle and marked lanes violation.

Johnna Grimaldi, 34, 8 Richard St., Saugus, was arrested on a warrant.

Jose Renu, 57, Everett, was arrested for possessing, alcoholic beverage, furnishing false name, multiple warrants.

Tuesday, 8/8

Bladimir Aracia-Lopez, 33, 107 Chester Ave., Chelseas, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and warrant.

Amy Pinabella, 44, 767 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on warrants.

Leonardo Chavez, 58, 56 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing.

Wednesday, 8/9

Reynaldo Deras, 26, 34 Gardner St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Patrick Lynch, 37, 148 Sycamore ST., Fairhaven, MA was arrested on warrants.

Yalil Figueroa, 60, 1050 Clark St., Revere, was arrested for posasessing alcoholic beverage.

Thursday, 8/10

Kelvin Veras, 27, 92 Grove St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed and possessing Class B drug.

London Cohen, 31, 36 Winthrop Rd., Chelsea, was arrested for carrying firearm without license, possessing to distribute Class A drug, possessing to distribute Class B drug (3 counts), possessing to distribute Class C drug, ammunition without FID card (2 counts), firearm or feeding device possessing large capacity, receiving stolen property over $250, operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license.

Vincent Hernandez, 31, 74 Park St., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license.

Rigoberto Ramirez, 39, 23 Eleanor St., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing.

Courtney Coleman, 36, 445 Sixth St., Boston, was arrested for trespassing and warrant.

Stacy Gordon, 37, 24 Wamesit Ave., Saugus, was arrested for trespassing.

Ronaldo Gonzalez, 29, 126 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Friday, 8/11

Thomas Johnson, 44, 64 Cliff Ave., Winthrop, was arrested for operating under the influence and violation of Learner’s Permit.

Saturday, 8/12

Javier Colon, 49, 249 Princeton St., East Boston was arrested on a warrant.

Sunday, 8/13

Irving Lopez Martinez, 27, 60 Blossom St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

POLICE Briefs By Seth Daniel

ATTACKED FOR NO REASON

On Tuesday, August 1, officers were flagged down by a taxi driver stating he observed two male parties fighting in the area of Shawmut and Maverick Street. Officers immediately responded to the area of Shawmut Street at Maverick and observed a male on the ground, and the other flee on foot from the scene. Officers were able to catch the suspect a short distance later.

The victim stated he was attacked with a metal object by the male suspect he did not know for no reason. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment to a laceration to his head.

Mauricio Granados, 35, of East Boston, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

LIGHTS ON, MOTOR RUNNING

On Sunday, August 6, at approximately 1:37 a.m., while on routine patrol in the area of 62 Burma Rd., a CPD officer observed a parked motor vehicle with the engine and lights on.

The officer observed a male party in the driver’s seat, appearing to be asleep.

The officer shined the cruiser’s spotlight in the operator’s direction and he did not move. The officer conducted a field sobriety test, and based on that failure, the subject was placed under arrest for OUI alcohol.

Gerardo Mejia, 38, of Everett, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor.

TRIED TO STEAL A PHONE

On Sunday, August 6, at approximately 6:10 p.m., a CPD officer was assigned on foot in Bellingham Square. He and other officers could hear a woman, later identified as the victim, shouting “that’s my phone,” in the vicinity of 456 Broadway.

As officers approached the disturbance, officers observed the victim and a second female pulling each other by the hair. The officers determined the subject did steal the victim’s phone and while being placed into custody, she also assaulted the officers.

Nicole Pizzi, 36, of East Boston, was charged with assault and battery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and assault and battery on a police officer.

SLOWLY I TURN…

On Monday, August 7, at approximately 2:35 a.m. in the area of Broadway and Gerrish Avenue, a CPD officer observed a gray Toyota driving down Broadway towards City Hall Avenue.

The vehicle was going very slow and traveling erratically. The vehicle was observed stopping and moving several times in a short distance. The operator was believed to be operating under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest.

Kimberly Moysey, 26, of Cambridge, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, reckless operation, and marked lanes violation.

MOTORCYCLE PROBLEMS

On Friday, August 11, at approximately 8:10 p.m., CPD officers responded to the area of 158 Broadway, Curley’s Restaurant, for a report of an intoxicated male party attempting to leave on his motorcycle.

As the officers arrived, they observed a male on a motorcycle attempting to leave. Based on witnesses statements and the officers observations the officers placed male under arrest.

Thomas Johnson, 44, of Winthrop, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor and violating his learner’s permit.

NEIGHBORS SCRAP

On Sunday, August 13, at approximately 9 p.m., Officers responded to a past assault at 54 Blossom St. Upon arrival, officers spoke to witnesses who stated two neighbors were involved in a fight outside in the street. Both parties were identified and one was placed under arrest for assault.

The second male will be summoned into court for assault.

Irving Lopez Martinez, 27, of 60 Blossom St., was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

CHELSEA GANG MEMBER SENTENCED

A Chelsea man was sentenced Aug 4 in federal court in Boston for distributing crack cocaine.

Jose Muniz, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Senior Judge Mark L. Wolf to five years in prison and four years of supervised release. In April 2017, Muniz pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and distribution of cocaine base and one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and cocaine.

In 2015 and 2016, a federal investigation identified a network of street gangs, which had created alliances to traffic weapons and drugs throughout Massachusetts and generate violence against rival gang members. Based on the investigation, 53 defendants were indicted in  June 2016 on federal firearms and drug charges, including defendants who are allegedly leaders, members, and associates of the 18th Street Gang, the East Side Money Gang and the Boylston Street Gang. These gangs operated primarily in the East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Brockton, Malden, Revere and Everett areas. During the course of the investigation, over 70 firearms, cocaine, cocaine base (crack), heroin and fentanyl were seized.

During the investigation, Muniz sold cocaine base to a cooperating witness in Chelsea on two separate occasions in July and August of 2015. On Feb. 18, 2016, Muniz was stopped by law enforcement officers in Chelsea, who subsequently seized cocaine base, cocaine, other drugs, and a 9mm handgun from Muniz.

Muniz is one of 13 defendants to plead guilty.

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Police Briefs 08-10-2017

Police Briefs 08-10-2017

Monday, 7/31

Marcelo Melendez, 48, 31 Lexington St., East Boston, was arrested for possessing alcoholic beverage.

Debra Ege, 57, 63 Glendale St., Revere, was arrested for improper turn, operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license.

Tuesday, 8/1

Mauricio Grandados, 35, 150 London ST., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Wednesday, 8/2

Hector Jiminez, 19, 46 Warren Ave., Malden, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, leaving scene of personal injury and unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.

Ana Andrade, 55, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant.

Meghan Mastrangelo, 36, 106 Mountain Ave., Revere, was arrested for shoplifting.

Thursday, 8 /3

Jessica Taormina, 29, 20 Exchange St., Gloucester, was arrested on a warrant.

Courtney Coleman, 36, 445 Sixth St., South Boston, was arrested for trespassing.

Kenneth Powell, 28, 65 Savannah Ave., Boston, was arrested on a warrant.

Sunday, 8/6

Gerardo Mejia, 38, 23 Timothy Ave., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor.

Nicole Pizzi, 36, 75 Lubec St., East Boston, was arrested for assault and battery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and assault and battery on a police officer.

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