Somerville Police Crime Log September 21 – September 25
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James McKenna, of 14 Tennyson St., September 21, 1:42 p.m., arrested at Broadway on warrant charges of operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs fourth offense.

Steve Alphonse, of 130 Harvard, Cambridge, September 21, 5:59 p.m., arrested at Bolton St. on multiple charges of violation of city ordinance possession of a dangerous weapon.

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Tipsy driver couldn’t whitewash the facts

By Jim Clark

A Somerville police officer on a detail assignment with a two-person work crew from Hi-Way Safety Systems painting road markings on Medford St. last Friday witnessed an alleged hit and run incident at which time the work crew’s truck and equipment had been struck by a passing car.

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Somerville Police Crime Log September 12 – September 18
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Onyx Thorton, of 10 River Rd., September 12, 3:17 p.m., arrested at home on warrant charges of destruction of property over $250 and larceny over $250.

Timothy Hattis, September 14, 5:04 p.m., arrested at Fellsway West on charges of possession of a class A drug and conspiracy to violate drug law.

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Police make stunning discovery

By Jim Clark

A police unit was dispatched to the Kmart store on Middlesex Ave. last Saturday on reports of two suspected shoplifters under observation.

Upon arrival, police escorted the suspects to the store’s loss prevention office for search and questioning.

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Somerville Police Crime Log September 5 – September 10
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Jeffrey Cetoute, of 65 Lowell St. Malden, September 5, 5:18 p.m., arrested at Middlesex Ave. on charges of shoplifting by concealing merchandise and drug possession to distribute.

Johnny Hines, of 112 South Hampton, Boston, September 6, 10:14 a.m., arrested at McGrath Hwy. on multiple charges of larceny under $250.

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Unlicensed driver insists on driving

By Jim Clark

A police officer assigned to monitor traffic for the first day of school last week in the vicinity of Broadway observed a pickup truck with a commercial Massachusetts registration, go past with a rejected inspection sticker on the windshield.

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Somerville Police Crime Log August 30– September 4
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Eduardo Donson, of 20 Perry St., August 30, 5:33 p.m., arrested at Washington St. on warrant charges of marked lanes violation and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Colleen McCarthy, of 1 Colonial Village Dr., Arlington, August 30, 6:29 p.m., arrested at Winter St. on warrant charges of felony daytime breaking and entering, utter false check, and larceny from a building.

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Door checker gets a ride downtown

By Jim Clark

Police officers were dispatched to a Jay St. location at around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday on reports of a motor vehicle break-in in progress.

According to reports, a glove-wearing suspect was spotted checking door handles of cars parked on Howard St. by the reporting party, who stated that the man walked towards Jay Street and continued to check door handles of cars parked there, then entered a parked SUV.

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Somerville Police Crime Log August 22–28
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Joshua Freedman, of 51 Clarendon Ave., August 22, 8:04 a.m., arrested at Broadway on warrant charges of uninsured motor vehicle and operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

Davis Wanzo, August 23, 9:52 a.m., arrested at Alewife Brook Pkwy. on warrant charges of armed robbery and threat to commit a crime.

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Store employee reverse-loads the merchandise

By Jim Clark

Last Thursday evening, Somerville police was contacted by the Home Depot Asset Protection Manager from the Home Depot store located on Mystic Ave.

Police were reportedly informed that the store security staff had placed a Home Depot employee, Daniel Young, of Malden, under video surveillance, due to reports that he was observed carting large amounts of merchandise out of the loading dock without paying for it, and loading it onto the trucks of various persons he met outside the store.

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Somerville residents arrested for allegedly robbing nun
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Vanessa Young (L), Crystal Young (R). `~ Photos courtesy Quincy Police Dept.

Vanessa Young (L), Crystal Young (R). — Photos courtesy Quincy Police Dept.

By Jim Clark

On Sunday, August 21, at approximately 2:05 p.m., the Quincy Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery. The investigating officer spoke to the victim, a Sister at The Daughters of Mary of Nazareth Convent.

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