Police Briefs 11-27-2019

By Seth Daniel and Paul Koolloian

Assault at the Bus Stop

On Nov. 14, at 2:45 p.m., a CPD officer observed  a fight at the bus stop in front of the Phoenix School in Bellingham Square. The officer observed the male suspect punching a male victim several times who was sitting on the bench. The officer along with other CPD officers placed the suspect under arrest for assault and battery.

Jose Burgos Murillo, 62, of 11 Cross St., was charged with assault and battery and assault and battery causing serious bodily injury.

Breaking and Entering

On Nov. 12, at 10:30 p.m., officers responded to 289 Washington Ave. #2 for a report of a breaking and entering into an apartment. Officers were met by the victims, who told the officers that they came home and observed a female party known to them inside their apartment. The victim’s claimed the apartment was forcibly entered. Officers arrested the female on Congress Avenue later in the evening.

Anna Henriquez, 48, of 202 Congress Ave., was charged with breaking and entering a building in the night for a felony.

Question and Answer

On Nov. 14, at 11:30 a.m., a female party walked into police headquarters asking questions pertaining to an arrest warrant that had been applied for against her. The female was arrested based on an incident that occurred in Chelsea District Court for Intimidation of a Witness.

Karla Arriaga, 33, of 226 Washington Ave., was charged with intimidation of a court official.

Driving Drunk

On Nov. 17, at 9:49 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Congress Avenue and Broadway for a report of a motor vehicle accident. The officers formed the opinion that the operator of one of the vehicles involved was operating under the influence of liquor based on a roadside assessment. 

Edgardo Prudencio, 65, of 120 Central Ave., was charged with operating under the influence (2nd offense), reckless operation, and two counts of leaving the scene of property damage.

Chelsea Man Indicted for Bank Robbery

A Chelsea man was indicted Nov. 21 by a federal grand jury in Boston for the September 2019 robbery of a branch of the TD Bank in Chelsea.

Edward Robert Rezendes, 66, was indicted on one count of bank robbery. Rezendes, who is currently on supervised release for an unrelated bank robbery, was charged by criminal complaint in U.S. District Court earlier this month. According to charging documents, on Sept. 10, 2019, Rezendes entered the bank, handed a teller a demand note, and left the bank with approximately $3,760.

The charging statute provides for a sentence of up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a fine of $250,000.

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