Police Briefs 12-01-2016


On Nov. 16 at 3:40 p.m., while assigned at Chelsea High School, a CPD officer had a male student reporting a past robbery to him. The student approached him and told the officer that while he was walking home on Nov. 15 after school, he was approached from behind by three males and they robbed him.

The Officer was able to gain information on the attackers’ identities and place the three juveniles under arrest for the armed robbery.

Three 16-year-olds were arrested at Chelsea High for the robbery.


On Nov. 26 at 10:42 p.m., officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on a grey 2004 BMW because the license plate was registered to a black 1999 Acura. After further investigation, the driver was placed into custody. Officers located a knife, numerous individually wrapped baggies of crack cocaine, Oxycodone pills, and currency from the individual. A search of the motor vehicle yielded more individually wrapped baggies of crack cocaine.

Melvin Ramirez, 25, of Winthrop, was charged with trafficking in over 18 grams of cocaine, unregistered motor vehicle and attaching a number plate.


On Nov. 24, on Thanksgiving, at 2:35 p.m., CPD officers responded  to 150 Heard St. for a report of Animal Cruelty. Officers were met out front of the building by the reporting party, who stated that he observed a neighbor kicking his small dog. The officers placed the subject under arrest and had animal control respond to take control of the investigation.

Shangming Tung, 23, of 150 Heard St., was charged with cruelty to an animal.


On Nov. 22,  at 10:11 p.m., while on routine patrol in the Bellingham Square area, officers observed a green 1997 Acura operating at a speed greater than reasonable. Officers were able to stop the car, and after further investigation, the driver was placed into custody for the aforementioned charges and his active warrants. An open container of alcohol was also seized from the vehicle.

Carlos Marin, 39, of 104 Franklin Ave., was charged with speeding, failing to stop for police, stop sign violation, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, selling liquor to a person under 21 and two warrants.


On Nov. 20, at 11:43 p.m., officers were dispatched to El Corral Restaurant, located at 408 Broadway, for a report of a fight inside the bar. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with restaurant security guards, who informed them that a male party had created a disturbance, assaulted security personnel, and had destroyed a window on the front door. The male party involved had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. After canvasing the area, officers were able to locate the male party, and placed him into custody on the aforementioned charges. The subject was also charged with providing a false name to the police.

Bryan Hernandez, 24, of Gloucester, was charged with assault and battery and and malicious destruction of property over $250.


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