Fallon Chosen As New Somerville Police Chief by Mayor

On August 6, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

FallonAppointment will go before Board of Aldermen for approval

David Fallon, current Somerville Police Deputy Chief of Operations, has accepted an offer from Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone to become the City’s new Chief of Police. Mayor Curtatone will formally request the confirmation of Fallon’s appointment at the next regular Board of Aldermen meeting on Thursday, Aug. 28.

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Errant cyclist refuses to cooperate

On July 30, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

By Jim Clark

A police officer assigned to a bicycle patrol and stationed alongside the Charter School on Webster Ave. last week reportedly observed a man on a bicycle run through a red light at the intersection of Washington St. and Webster.

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Somerville equipped with Narcan

On July 9, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

narcan_webBy Douglas Yu

In a recent press release from the city, all Somerville Police cruisers are now fully equipped with nasal Naloxone, also known as Narcan, a prescription medication to counteract heroin overdose.

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Somerville Police Crime Log June 30 – July 6

On July 8, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Arrests:
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Edwin Padilla, 29, June 30, 8:19 p.m., arrested at 460 Mystic Ave. on a charge of assault and battery.

Richard Dalessandro, 65, of 400 West Cummings Park, Woburn, July 1, 3:42 p.m., arrested at 104 Powder House Blvd. on multiple warrant charges of leaving the scene of property damage.

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Hard times for purse-snatcher

On January 15, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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 Somerville Times

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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