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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Lowell Sun
An Essex District Attorney's Office investigation has determined that Salisbury's police chief and a town officer were justified in fatally shooting a charging man armed with a machete and a knife. Chief Thomas Fowler and Officer Michael Alder fired two shots each at Nicolas Foster on May 14 as he came at officers with a machete with a 35-inch blade, and a knife with a 7-inch blade.District attorney Jonathan Blodgett said in a statement the "officers reasonably believed Foster posed an immediate threat of killing or seriously injuring them or others." Comment?
Thursday Oct 16 | via Boston Herald
A Winchester man on the run - accused of beating his mother before her death - did time at MCI Cedar Junction for trying to run down a police officer and ramming cruisers during a wild 1997 car chase that started when his mom called 911, according to court documents. Matthew McAveeney, 46, of Winchester is wanted on multiple assault charges after his mother, Barbara McAveeney, was found dead Tuesday inside her Winchester home, which she shared with the ex-con. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Patch.com
The following log entries were provided by the Burlington Police Department. Where mentioned, an arrest does not indicate a conviction. Comment?
Thursday Oct 9 | via KFVS12
14, 2014 file photo, a lion statue is removed from atop the Old State House on Washington Street in Boston. The highly-anticipated opening of a time capsule that been hidden in the head of a lion statue atop a historical landmark for more than a century yielded at least one surprise Thursday: a hardcover book. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 7 | via WHDH
Police in Woburn and Winchester are looking for a man they call the "polite robber." Officers say he has broken into several homes over the past few weeks. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 7 | via Patch.com
Woburn Police Chief Robert J. Ferullo Jr. and Winchester Police Chief Kenneth C. Albertelli are asking for the public's help in identifying a young man who allegedly broke into homes in Woburn and Winchester over the past few weeks. After talking with homeowners in both communities who engaged the suspect, Woburn and Winchester police are confident that the same suspect allegedly broke into the homes in the Horn Pond Area with the intent to commit burglary. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Patch.com
Wellington DeSouza, 27, of 76 Mill St., Woburn, was arrested at 5:19 p.m. Sunday on Lincoln Avenue on a warrant for possession of a Class B drug, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation. Guy Ahart, 51, of 15 Brenton St., Dorchester, was arrested at 2:23 p.m. Sunday at 133 Middlesex Ave. and charged with larceny over $250 and possession of a dangerous weapon. Comment?
Saturday Oct 4 | via Patch.com
At 1:58 p.m., a Woburn resident reported that someone fraudulently used her credit card to make $861 worth of purchases at Macy's. She said she never lost her card. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Patch.com
At 2:48 p.m., police arrested Danielle J. Steenbruggen, 33, 11 Lowell Road. Apt. 106, of North Reading, for a subsequent offense of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, drug possession, possession to distribute drug paraphernalia, refusing to identify oneself and operating under the influence of drugs. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via Patch.com
Ludimila Sterquine-Serbanos, of 34 Main St., Malden, was arrested at 4:59 p.m. Friday at 34 Main St. and charged with sexual conduct for a fee. Chunmei Zhang, of 500 Broadway, Malden, was arrested at 7:14 p.m. Friday at 500 Broadway and charged with sexual conduct for a fee. Comment?
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