Hard times for purse-snatcher

On January 15, 2014, in Latest News, by The News Staff

By Jim Clark

While on detail with the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, a Medford police officer reportedly witnessed a man taking a purse from a parked work truck last Friday afternoon in the vicinity of 18 Medford St.

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A fight to the finish

On January 15, 2014, in Latest News, by The News Staff

By Jim Clark

Police were dispatched to the vicinity of Madison and School Streets last Sunday evening on reports of two men fighting in the street.

Upon arrival, police reportedly found two males standing in the middle of the street but they were not observed fighting at that time.

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Somerville Police release sketch of possible suspect in the recent assaults in the Porter Square and Union Square area.

Somerville Police released a sketch of a possible suspect in the recent assaults in the Porter Square and Union Square area.

From the Somerville Police:

Over the past three months, there have been three assaults on women in Somerville in the Union and Porter Square areas after dark in the evening hours and early nighttime. The Somerville Police Department is working to identify and apprehend the suspects as quickly as possible, and we wish to alert residents, especially women, to take safety precautions.

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Intruder caught in the act

On January 8, 2014, in Latest News, by The News Staff

By Jim Clark

Police were called to a Mt. Vernon St. residence last Thursday afternoon in response to a report that a man was seen trying to break into the home.

According to reports, a witness to the home intrusion in progress had called 911 and was keeping the police informed until officers arrived. The reporting party reportedly told police that he had spotted a man trying to climb through a window at the back of his neighbor’s house.

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Somerville Police Crime Log December 3 – January 5

On January 7, 2014, in Latest News, by The News Staff

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Aime Zoua, 48, of 39 Cleveland St., Everett, December 31, 4:22 p.m., arrested at 500 Mystic Ave. on warrant charges of marked lanes violation and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Sean Manuel, 19, of 32 Cubby St., Medford, January 1, 2:26 a.m., arrested at Cedar St. on charges of armed robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon, and on warrant charges of failure to stop or yield, failure to wear a seat belt, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

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