Monday, October 15, 2012
The following information was provided by the Westwood Police Department. When an arrest is mentioned there is indication of a conviction.
Friday, October 5 Animal Call (12:45 p.m.) - A caller from Linden St. reported that a yellow lab was following him down the road and that the dog doesn't belong to him. The Animal Control Officer returned the dog to its owner. Dumpster Diving (2:22 p.m.) - A resident reports that two men are going through a dumpster on Burgess Ave. ARREST (6:12 p.m.) - Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the Budget Inn on Providence Hwy. When officers arrived, they were able to determine that there was a default warrant out for one of the people involved in the disurbance. Caitlin Youmie, 24, of Holbrook was placed under arrest for defaulting on warrants for larceny under $250 and forgery.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Bay State Correctional Center employee has been indicted on breaking and entering and larceny charges in connection with more than $8,000 he allegedly stole from vending machines in Dedham.
Donald Packard, 36, employee of The Department of Correction, was indicted today by Norfolk County Grand Jury on the charges of Breaking and Entering into a Depository of Money (7 counts) and Larceny over $250. Authorities allege that between Sept. 2011 and July 2012 Packard stole money from various vending machines in the Norwood, Westwood, and Dedham areas. The investigation revealed that Packard targeted vending machines made by the company he use to work for. Authorities allege that he kept the key after he was no longer employed and used it to steal more than $8,000 from the vending machines. According to The Department of the Attorney General, Packard is due for arraignment on Oct. 19 in Norfolk Superior Court.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The following information was provided by the Westwood Police Department. When an arrest is mentioned it does not indicate a conviction.
Saturday, September 15 ARREST (8:37 p.m.) - Adam Clark, 40, of Foxboro was outside a closed business on East St. An officer observed him and, having knowledge that there had been a break-in there before, approached him to find out what he was doing there. Through a routine check, the officer found that Clark had outstanding warrants out for him in Woburn, Salem and West Roxbury District Courts, and he was subsequently placed under arrest. House Break-in (10:07 a.m.) - A High St. resident called to report a break-in. When officers arrived, they noticed that it looked like there may have been a screen not completely lined up properly, and there was a slight bend, indicating it was likely the point of entry. Some jewelry, as well as some …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Westwood police responded to a call yesterday in which a resident felt a person in a van was acting suspicious.
Yesterday morning the Westwood Police received a call from a Bridle Path resident, who stated that there was a suspicious looking van in the neighborhood. The caller had taken down the license plate of the van and officers were dispatched to the area, where they pulled the driver over. At that point officers discovered that the operator of the vehicle was driving with a suspended license, and he was placed under arrest. Billerica resident Bruno Santos, 31, was charged with Operating after Suspension, Operating with a Revoked Registration and Operating Uninsured.
Friday, September 14, 2012
New York resident held without bail while facing multiple charges after being arrested on Amtrak train.
The Boston Herald is reporting that a man was arrested on Tuesday at Univiersity Station after passengers reported that he was acting suspicious. Amtrak police confronted the man, and when he didn't produce an ID they took a further look at him. Because the man had no ticket, he was arrested. Upon searching his belongings, police found that he was in possession of a stun gun and had identifications in six different names, as well as prescriptions filled out to all the different names. Police were able to identify the man as Mark Moskowitz of Brooklyn, NY, through fingerprints and found that there were warrants for him in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York for forgery, illegally obtaining prescription drugs and failure …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Norwood Police Detectives arrested three males Monday afternoon for dealing heroin after receiving a tip on the sale.
Norwood Police Detectives and other members of the Norfolk County Police Anti-Crime (NORPAC) Detectives Unit arrested three males Monday for dealing heroin, Norwood police spokesman Kevin Grasso said in an email statement Tuesday afternoon. Smaily Yovany Sanchez, 24, of Miami, Florida, Waldemar Rosado, 23, of Hyde Park, and Cory Justin Menice, 30, of Westwood, were taken into custody after detectives observed a drug transaction take place at Orleans and Chatham roads in Norwood. "After receiving a tip that a drug sale would take place somewhere in Norwood yesterday afternoon, Detectives acted immediately," Grasso said. "They spread out over several locations and set up surveillance where this transaction was likely to take place." At …