Police Briefs 07-02-2020

Threatened with Knife

On June 24, at 1 p.m., officers were dispatched to 207 Shurtleff St., the Chelsea Community Rooming House for a report of a party that threatened another party with a knife. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the reporting victim who stated he has had an ongoing issue with another resident in the building. He went on to say that the party he has issues with threatened him with a knife in the community kitchen. Officers recovered the knife and placed the subject under arrest for assault by means of a dangerous weapon.

Loaded Firearm Recovered on Traffic Stop

On June 25, at 11:10 a.m., officers were patrolling the area of Bellingham Square when they observed a Silver Mazda parked on Broadway outside of the former Jack’s Men Shop. One officer immediately recognized the vehicle from an Officer Safety Bulletin released by Chelsea Detectives as possibly being involved in a shots fired call recently. The officers ran the plate and found that it was illegally attached. The officers pulled the vehicle over under the Tobin Bridge on Everett Avenue. During the encounter, a loaded firearm was seen inside the passenger area and the male was placed under arrest

Driving Drunk in the Afternoon

On June 26, at 2:30 p.m., officers were patrolling the area of Broadway and City Hall Ave. when they were flagged down by a witness parked at the bus stop across from the Library. The witness reported that he observed a vehicle swerving on the road after leaving Compare Market near Bellingham Sq. He followed the vehicle and told officers it was now parked at 571 Broadway. The Officers followed the witness, who pointed the vehicle out.  Officers approached the vehicle that was running.

The operator was asked questions by the officers who observed an open bottle of liquor in the front compartment. The officers performed a variety of sobriety checks with the operator and formed the opinion that he was operating under the influence of alcohol. He was taken into custody.

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