Local Crime, Police/Fire

Police Log: 9-30-20

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.




David Clemons, 31, of 91 Ames St., C176, Boston, was arrested and charged with two counts of Class B drug possession, trespassing and on warrant charges of assault and battery and larceny from a person at 1 a.m. Tuesday. 

Eric Norman, 30, of 5B Parrot St., was arrested and charged with two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, trafficking 18-plus grams of cocaine, and assault and battery at 3:10 p.m. Monday. 

Roger Willard, 37, of 15 Easton Ave., Hyde Park, was arrested and charged with violation of the city knife ordinance, trespassing and arrestee furnishing false ID information at 1:59 a.m. Tuesday. 


A report of a motor vehicle hit and run crash at 9:57 a.m. Monday at Franklin Street and Western Avenue; at 5:17 p.m. Monday at 35 Cottage St.; at 8:30 p.m. Monday at 787 Western Ave.; at 11:35 p.m. Monday at 74 Rockaway St.; at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday at 4 Webster St.    

A report of a motor vehicle crash at 2:37 p.m. Monday at Dunkin Donuts at 29 Boston St.; at 3:06 p.m. Monday at Adams and Sheridan streets; at 4:54 p.m. Monday at Mall and N Common streets; at 5:12 p.m. Monday at AL Prime Energy at 969 Western Ave.; at 5:43 p.m. Monday at Euclid Avenue and Verona Street; at 7:36 p.m. Monday at 35 Washington St.; at 7:42 p.m. Monday at 45 Franklin St.; at 6:56 a.m. Tuesday at 223 Chatham St.     

A report of a motor vehicle crash with personal injury at 9:15 p.m. Monday at Commercial and Summer streets; at 9:45 p.m. Monday at Cottage and Woodman streets.  


A report of an assault and battery at 1:48 p.m. Monday on Jones Court; at 6:06 p.m. Monday on W Baltimore Street.   

Breaking and Entering 

A report of a breaking and entering at 2:53 a.m. Tuesday at 20 Neptune Blvd.; at 9:31 a.m. Tuesday at Charter Contracting at 11 Hanson St.  


A report of a gunshot at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday at 42 Lyman St. 


A report of a medication overdose at 6:18 p.m. Monday on Fortesque Terrace. 

A report of an opiate overdose at 9:21 p.m. Monday on Central Avenue. 


A report of a larceny at 6:44 p.m. Monday at Family Dollar at 50 Central Ave. 


A report of vandalism at 9:42 a.m. Monday at 8 Nahant Place; at 3:12 p.m. Monday at 599 Lynnway; at 9:36 a.m. Tuesday at 19 Hanover St.   




A report of a fire at 11:24 p.m. Monday on Buchanan Road. A caller reported flames shot out of his smoke detector and the house smelled like smoke. He said the alarm was also sounding. The fire department responded. 


A report of vandalism at 9:28 a.m. Monday on Wyman Road. A caller reported that between Sept. 14 and Sept. 21, someone had spray painted the words, “(expletive) 2020,” “(expletive) Trump” and “(expletive) Biden” on the back of the grandstand. The caller also reported damage to a plexiglass sign behind the grandstand. Police reported Parks and Recreation staff painted over the graffiti and repaired the glass. 

Vandalism to property was reported at 12:21 p.m. Monday on Lindsey Street. 




A woman called 911 at 4:39 p.m. Saturday to report people were smoking marijuana on Long Beach and that she could “smell” it. The caller was advised there should be a police detail at the time to address such issues. 

Police received a call at 3:50 p.m. Saturday from a party who wanted to file a complaint about how many cars were parked at the Northeastern University Marine Science Lab without Nahant resident stickers. A dispatched officer reported there were no violations in the East Point Lot. Nine vehicles were tagged on Swallow Cave. 

A caller at 3:33 p.m. Saturday reported a couple of parties were shooting off golf balls into the ocean near Bailey Hill Jetty. Dispatched officers reported all was quiet. 

Missing Child

Police received a call from a party who reported their five-year-old daughter had been missing from the vicinity of Wilson Rd. for about 30 minutes. Police later received another call from Bathhouse locations from a woman stating she had the little girl with her that matched the name and description of the missing child. 

A party called the station at 8:19 p.m. Thursday to report loud music coming from the Ocean View. A dispatched officer who spoke with the owner reported the music would be shut down in five minutes.  

Water Incident

Police received a call at 6:27 p.m. Saturday from a man who reported he was stuck on his boat off of Tudor Wharf on a mooring and his engine died. The man later called back at 6:35 p.m. to report a good samaritan had his boat in tow. No further action was required. 




Police received a report of a two-vehicle accident on Sylvan St. at 7:53 a.m. Tuesday. An officer oversaw the paperwork exchange. 

Police received a report of a single-car motor vehicle accident on Lenox Rd. at 5:43 p.m. Monday. The vehicle was towed. An officer documented the incident. 

Breaking and Entering

Police received a report at 1:02 a.m. Tuesday of a vehicle that was broken into and a laptop stolen in the area of Sabino Farm Rd. It was determined an unknown subject entered the unlocked vehicle and took a $400 Dell laptop. 

Police received a report of a past motor vehicle break and enter on Fitz Rd. at 6:06 p.m. Monday. 


Police received an anonymous call at 12:32 a.m. Tuesday from a party who was concerned there were cars in the parking lot of St. Ann’s Church. An officer reported there were several unoccupied vehicles in the front lot. The rear lot was vacant. 

A caller reported at 11:48 p.m. Monday they’ve had a bout of breaking and entering into vehicles as of late and she just observed a suspicious female on a bicycle in all dark clothing who matched the description of the suspect given about a month back. Dispatched officers performed an area check. 

Police received a report at 10:24 p.m. Monday about a suspicious black SUV occupied in front of a house on Margin St. Dispatched officers learned the party was on his phone. The party was sent on his way. 

A party called the office at 9:59 p.m. Monday wanting to speak with an officer regarding harassment from a neighbor on Crowninshield Rd. An officer documented the problem. 

Police received a report of a suspicious motor vehicle on Birch St. at 7:53 p.m. Monday. The two parties involved were sent on their way. 

While officers were on the scene on Lowell St. at 7:04 p.m. Monday, they observed several children in front of the 7-Eleven screaming. An officer advised them not to do so. 


A caller at 5:41 p.m. Monday reported his wallet and some other belongings were taken by an acquaintance on Veterans Memorial Dr. An officer spoke with the involved parties and determined an ex-boyfriend was in the process of moving out of the residence and there was a dispute over property and a misplaced wallet. The incident was documented. 




Police received a report at 4:58 p.m. Monday that a “Currier’s Water Wagon” struck a tree on Susan Dr., pulling the roots from the sidewalk. An officer was dispatched to the scene. 

By-law Violations

A caller at 6:34 p.m. Monday reported the employees at KFC on Broadway were in the building with the doors chained. Ladder 1 was dispatched and reported speaking with management to tell them they cannot lock people in the building. 


A resident of Greystone Rd. reported at 7:52 p.m. Monday that a male occupant from the house across the street had been verbally harassing her and shining a light into her window. An officer spoke with the accused party, who denied the accusation. Both parties were advised of — and declined — their 258E rights. 

Identity Fraud

A woman walked into the station at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday to report her identity had been compromised. She reported that she was notified someone had tried to file for unemployment benefits using her information. 


Police received a call at 6:49 p.m. Monday from a resident on Lewis O Gray Dr. who reported he had video footage of his neighbor stealing his bird bath. He reported at least six of them have gone missing. An officer was dispatched for a report. 

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