All address information, particularly arrests, reflect police records. In the event of a perceived inaccuracy, it is the sole responsibility of the concerned party to contact the relevant police department and have the department issue a notice of correction to the Daily Item. Corrections or clarifications will not be made without express notice of change from the arresting police department.
Gerald Fitzgerald, 53, 31 Reservoir Road, was arrested and charged with animal cruelty at 7 p.m. Friday.
Joseph Giardina, 37, of 91 Liberty St., was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a restraining order in effect at 9:05 p.m. Friday.
Vincente Matos, 29, of 42 Baker St., was arrested and charged with possession of a knife with a blade over 2½ inches, Class B drug possession, Class C drug possession, carrying a dangerous weapon and on warrant charges of Class B drug possession, carrying a firearm without a license, unlawful possession of ammo without a firearm identification card and firearm violation with one prior violent/drug crime at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Arthur Mellen, 54, was arrested and charged with carrying a loaded firearm weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon, larceny of a firearm, carrying a firearm without a license and firearm violation with one prior violent/drug crime at 10:25 p.m. Friday.
Stephen Schlager, 24, of 9 Murdock St., Carver, was arrested and charged with Class C drug possession at 7:20 p.m. Saturday.
Brad Scuzzarella, 22, of 7 Everett St., was arrested and charged with OUI liquor and leaving the scene of personal injury at 12:27 a.m. Friday.
A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2:33 p.m. Friday at 1067 Western Ave.; at 3:56 p.m. Friday at 40 Western Ave.; at 4:28 p.m. Friday at Chatham and Maple streets; at 5:34 p.m. Friday at 20 Bulfinch St.; at 9:01 p.m. Friday at Forest Hill Avenue and N Franklin Street; at 10:35 p.m. Friday at 190 Lewis St.; at 11:09 p.m. Friday at Hanover and Johnson streets; at 1:12 a.m. Saturday at Eastern Avenue and Glenwood Street; at 9:41 a.m. Saturday at 53 Central Ave.; at 10:32 a.m. Saturday at King Street and Lynn Shore Drive; at 4:22 p.m. Saturday at Boston and Perley streets; at 5:45 p.m. Saturday at S Elm and Summer streets.
A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 7:49 p.m. Friday at 45 Lowell St.; at 8:44 p.m. Saturday at 341 Union St.; at 5:10 a.m. Sunday at Richdale Convenience Store at 585 Essex St.
A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 8:19 p.m. Friday at 35 N Franklin St.; at 1:13 a.m. Saturday at 542 Eastern Ave.
A report of an assault at 8:30 p.m. Saturday on Ocean Street.
Breaking and Entering
A report of a breaking and entering at 6:24 p.m. Friday at 54 Hamilton Ave.; at 9:24 a.m. Saturday at 99 N Common St.
A report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at 10:36 p.m. Friday on Buffum Street; at 8:53 a.m. Saturday at 54 Mt Pleasant St.; at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at 52 Mt Pleasant St.; at 8:48 p.m. Saturday at 29 Green St.
A report of a gunshot at 12:26 a.m. Saturday at 16 Newhall St.
A report of an opiate overdose at 8:34 p.m. Friday on Whiting Street; at 7:17 a.m. Saturday on Richard Street.
A report of an overdose at 9:49 a.m. Sunday on Broad Street.
A report of a larceny at 6:56 p.m. Friday at 301 Essex St.; at 2:38 p.m. Saturday at 391 Lynnway; at 11:50 p.m. Saturday at 86 Sheridan St.
A report of motor vehicle theft at 8:28 a.m. Sunday at 501 Summer St.
A report of motor vehicle vandalism at 1:21 p.m. Friday at Elm and Summer streets.
A report of vandalism at 10:23 p.m. Friday at 145 Lewis St.; at 11:21 p.m. Friday at 1 Chase St.
A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 2:42 p.m. Friday on Village Street. Police reported the man who drove off said he didn’t realize he hit the car.
Breaking and Entering
A report of a storage shed breaking and entering at 7:37 a.m. Saturday on Humphrey Street. A storage shed was reportedly broken into overnight. A caller reported that as he arrived to work, he pulled to the back of the building to park and noticed the storage shed where extra gym equipment was stored was wide open. Another caller said she checked and believes an employee left it unlocked and the wind blew it open.
A report of suspicious activity at 9:29 a.m. Friday on Washington Street. The store manager reported a man they caught shoplifting was outside the store pacing around and talking to himself. The man was trespassed from the store.
A report of kids walking in the street at 2:36 p.m. Friday at Pleasant and Gerry streets. A caller reported a group of children walking in the middle of the road heading toward downtown.
A report of a disturbance at 8:25 p.m. Friday on Middle Street. A caller reported hearing fireworks for half an hour. She didn’t see anything in the sky, so she thought it might have been gunshots. A second caller reported fireworks and saw two men walking up Washington Street. Police were unable to locate anything.
Someone walked into the police station to report that some young girls had been receiving inappropriate messages and photos from an older man at 8:57 p.m. Friday on West Shore Drive.
A man called to ask police for help locating his car at 9:41 p.m. Friday at Captains Walk Lane and Beacon Street. He said he couldn’t find his car and was looking around. He said he got “turned around” trying to find his car that was parked near the Unitarian Church on Mugford Street. Police gave him a ride back to search and dropped him off at his car, which was parked near Market Square.
A report of a well-being check at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Countryside Lane and Humphrey Street. A caller reported there was a shoeless kid going up the street doing push-ups in the roadway. The caller reported the teenager appeared to be about 18 years old.
A caller reported at 11:43 a.m. Saturday her wallet was stolen from her unlocked car overnight on Elmwood Road.
A report of kids rollerblading on the roof at 1:24 p.m. Saturday on Village Street. There were reportedly two boys and two girls. One of the kids had a skateboard. The custodian reported there was security camera footage.
A caller reported a man was speeding around and showing off with his silver convertible Maserati at 3:15 p.m. Saturday at Ocean and Harbor avenues.
Michael K. Russell, 37, of 133 Wilson Road, Apt. 2, was arrested on warrants at 12:52 p.m. Friday.
Julia Rene Yanakopulos, 29, of 10 Dearborn St., Medford, was arrested and charged with OUI liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and speeding at 11:39 p.m. Thursday.
A report of an assault and battery at 8:16 p.m. Friday at a house party. The caller was unable to give an address or location.
A report of a disturbance at 8:51 p.m. Friday on Harborview Road. A caller reported several males outside her residence arguing. Police spoke with the people, who were walking home and just talking loudly over the wind.
Kelly Favazza, 54, was arrested and charged with two counts of Class B drug possession and shoplifting by asportation at 4:23 p.m. Friday.
A report of a motor vehicle crash at 8:29 a.m. Friday at 451 Essex St.; at 8:33 a.m. Friday at Hawthorne’s Crossing on Dory Way.
A report of an assault at 3:08 p.m. Friday on Elliott Street.
A report of suspicious activity at 12:37 a.m. Friday at 11 Bond St.; at 10:54 a.m. Friday at 666 Humphrey St.; at 1:14 p.m. Friday on Willow Terrace.
A report of a larceny at 2:14 p.m. Friday at 100 Burrill St.