Somerville Police Crime Log May 15 – May 19
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Chikh Toure, May 15, 6:42 a.m., arrested at Somerville Ave. on a charge of trespassing.

Mariano Rosa, of 93 Pearl St., May 15, 8:12 a.m., arrested at home on warrant charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, larceny from a person, and assault and battery on a family or household member.

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A whole lot of stuff fit into that purse

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to the TJ Maxx store at Assembly Row last week on reports that a shoplifter exited the store and refused to return the stolen merchandise.

While en route to the store, the officers were informed that the suspect was walking towards Assembly Row. They were able to locate and stop the suspect, later identified as Deanne Fronduto, of Medford, at the intersection of Assembly Row and Artisan Way.

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Somerville Police Crime Log May 9 – May 14
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Deanne Fronduto, of 121 Central Ave., Medford, May 9, 6:43 p.m., arrested at Assembly Row on a charge of larceny over $250.

Shawn Francey, of 75 Myrtle St., May 10, 12:34 p.m., arrested at Broadway on a warrant charge of larceny over $250.

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Attention, Kmart shoplifters

By Jim Clark

Last Friday, an officer at Assembly Row for the Somerville Police Department was contacted by loss prevention associates from Kmart and informed that they had two shoplifters that they were trying to get back into the store and would not cooperate with them.

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Somerville Police Crime Log May 1 – May 6
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 Jamal Escobar, of 301 Medford St., May 1, 9:53 a.m., arrested at Pearl St. on warrant charges of felony nighttime breaking and entering of a vehicle or boat, unarmed robbery, assault and battery, and attempt to commit a crime.

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School bus driver’s short walk to jail

By Jim Clark

Somerville police conducted a selective enforcement operation last week aimed at spotting motor vehicle operators who were distracted while driving.

One officer was stationed at the upper parking lot of the Police Station, acting as a spotter. Another officer maintained a position at the corner of Merriam and Washington Street, where motorists in violation could be pulled over.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 17 – April 22
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Jose Hernandez, of 51 Morris St., E. Boston, April 25, 12:58 p.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on a charge of shoplifting by asportation.

Marise Pierre, of 227 Malden St., Revere, April 27, 8:57 a.m., arrested at Washington St. on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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Two phones to go from Dunkin’s

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to the Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant on Elm St. last week on reports of a larceny.

Upon arrival, the officers spoke with the alleged victim who reportedly told them that he had set down two phones, an Apple iPhone 7 Plus and a Google Pixel, on a table and stepped away for a few minutes. During the time that the victim was away from the table and his phones, two females and a male, later identified as the suspects, approached the table where the phones were, sat down at the adjacent table, and looked at both phones a few times.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 17 – April 22
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Roderick St. Rose, of 24 Albany St., Cambridge, April 17, 11:56 a.m., arrested at Elm St. on charges of larceny over $250 and conspiracy.

Joao Bairos, of 17 Indiana Ave., April 20, 2:40 p.m., arrested at Broadway on charges of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and operation of a motor vehicle with a revoked registration.

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Boots not just made for walking

By Jim Clark

Last week, police officers were dispatched to a Homer Sq. location on reports of an unwanted person. Dispatchers informed the officers en route that the person in question, Kelly Susi, also had an outstanding warrant for abuse prevention order violation.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 10 – April 16
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Kelly Susi, of 270 Washington St., April 10, 5:14 p.m., arrested at Homer Sq. on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and defacing property, and on a warrant charge of abuse prevention order violation.

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No drugs in Quincy

By Jim Clark

Somerville police officers were alerted to reports last week of an erratic driver who had nearly struck several vehicles, last seen on Broadway.

Officers soon located the vehicle at the intersection of Broadway and Mt. Vernon St. and approached the driver, Alicia Scanlon, of Peabody, for questioning. According to reports, the officers detected a strong odor of alcohol on her breath.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 3 – April 9
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Joseph Simon, of 21 Elmwood St., April 3, 10:16 p.m., arrested at home on warrant charges of failure to wear a seatbelt, motor vehicle lights violation, and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Jeremy Lurie, of 79R Oakland St., Malden, April 4, 7:30 p.m., arrested at Broadway on warrant charges of kidnapping, assault and battery on a family or household member, strangulation or suffocation, and shoplifting by concealing merchandise.

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