By Seth Daniel and Paul Koolloian
Students Participate in Armed Robbery
On Oct. 30, at 4:52 p.m., officers responded to the Brown Middle School for a report of a past Armed Robbery involving a handgun. The juvenile victim stated that after he exited the City Food Convenience store at 571 Broadway he was approached by a group of males. One showed what he believed to be a handgun. The group robbed the juvenile of his phone. Officers were able to get description of the suspects and placed all under arrest. One suspect had a black bb-gun on his person. And another had a knife. The stolen cell phone was returned to the juvenile victim.
A 14-year-old juvenile was charged with armed robbery. A 14-year-old juvenile; a 15-year-old juvenile and a 16-year-old juvenile were all charged with armed robbery and receiving stolen property under $1,200.
Smoked Crack in Playground
On Nov. 2, at 10:50 a.m., while on patrol in the area of Crescent Avenue, a Chelsea Police officer observed two males in the park located next to 61 Crescent Ave. As the officer approached the two unknown parties, one of the individuals appeared to be smoking from a glass pipe, which is consistent with the use of crack cocaine. Both individuals were in the middle of the park standing near the children’s jungle gym. A search of the two uncovered illegal drugs and both were arrested.
Ezequiel Aranda, 29, of Lynn, was charged with possession to distribute a Class A drug, conspiracy and one warrant.
Dennis Ramirez, 27, of Everett, was charged with possession to distribute a Class A drug and conspiracy.
On Nov. 3, at 8:32 p.m., officers responded to 219 Webster Ave. for a report of a head-on accident. At the scene the operator of one of the vehicles became belligerent toward the officer. As a result of a roadside assessment, the operator was believed to be under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest.
Diego Batista, 32, of 83 Gilloly Rd., was charged with operating under the influence of liquor, speeding at a rate greater than reasonable, marked lanes violation, and license not in possession.