Police Briefs 01-14-2016


Local and federal law enforcement officials made a major bust on a significant methamphetamine trafficking organization last week.

The arrest was the result of a long term joint investigation with federal and local authorities. The investigation led to the execution of a search warrant on Jan. 7 at 15 Englewood Ave. As a result of the warrant, more than 200 grams of Methamphetamine was seized and an Allston man was placed into custody.

Matthew Metz, 40, of Allston, was charged what trafficking in methamphetamine.

The dangerous drug is somewhat rare in Massachusetts, but has rocked areas of the Midwest, South and West with chronic problems. It is highly addictive.


On Tuesday morning, an accident with a semi-truck occurred at the intersection of Pearl and Williams Streets when a vehicle attempted to pass the Tractor Trailer unit as it was turning onto Pearl Street. Chelsea Police and Fire responded to the scene.

Fortunately none of the occupants suffered injury.

Chelsea Police are investigating.


Police arrested a Revere man for allegedly dragging a woman for some distance with his car on Jan. 7.

Officers responded to a 12:24 a.m. call for a woman allegedly dragged by a motor vehicle. After an investigation, the operator was later found to be in Revere and placed into custody by Revere Police based on information relayed by Chelsea Police. The reports suggests that the incident was related to a possible drug transaction gone bad.

The victim received minor injuries.

Aristides Coutinho, 37, of Revere, was charged with assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (car).


On Sunday, Chelsea Fire and Police responded to a two-car accident on Pearl Street approaching the Meridian Street Bridge.

One operator was transported to the hospital with minor injuries after striking a pole.


On Monday, Jan. 4, police arrested an Everett man who allegedly stole money from an acquaintance.

The victim claims the arrested party stole money from her purse while they were together at a Chestnut Street address. She claims she chased him as he ran into the Dunkin’ Donuts on Everett Avenue and Arlington.

This male was placed into custody on scene after Dunkin’ Donuts employees called police.

Jeff Bosquet, 32, of Everett, was charged with unarmed robbery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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