A Bennington Street man is facing serious charges this week after allegedly punching his neighbor with a key due to the fact that a dog was apparently barking too loudly.
Officers responded to 145 Bennington St. around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday for what was reported as a domestic situation.
It turned out that two neighbors had an altercation when the suspect got aggravated over a dog that was barking in the upstairs apartment.
The suspect went upstairs and banged on the door.
When the victim answered, a fight ensued and the suspect allegedly put a key in his hand and then hit the victim in the face.
Peter Surago, 57, of 145 Bennington St., was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (key), assault and battery, threatening to commit a crime and rude and disorderly conduct.
TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN
Police arrested a Winchester woman last Friday afternoon when she grabbed money from a man making a deposit at the bank, and then fled towards Shirley Avenue.
Around 6 p.m. on Friday, the victim was making a deposit at the Citizen’s Bank in the Wonderland Stop & Shop when a female grabbed the money he was counting and ran.
The man chased her into Marshall’s and she scrambled through the store and emerged out the back door. The victim gave chase to Kimball Avenue and by that time police in the area set up a perimeter and began searching the area yard by yard.
The woman was eventually found hiding in a dumpster at 37 Walnut Ave.
She still had most of the man’s deposit money and it was recovered and returned to him.
Linda Baum, 21, of Winchester, was charged with unarmed robbery and violating the knife ordinance.
SEXUAL ASSAULT ARREST
A local juvenile is under arrest this week for allegedly robbing and sexually assaulting a woman on Centennial Avenue, and nearly doing the same thing to a woman who escaped his clutches in Doris Park.
Around 1:30 a.m. last Weds., May 30th, police got a report from a woman who indicated that a young man had tried to rob her of her pocketbook in Doris Park. As he grabbed her, she was able to flee the scene and call police.
Officers immediately responded to the area, as it has been the subject of numerous crimes lately, and found a young man fitting the description given by the woman.
At the same time, a woman and man arrived at the Revere Police Station and reported that the woman had been robbed and sexually assaulted by an armed young man.
That assault and robbery had happened just 30 minutes prior to the situation in Doris Park.
Victims identified the young man that police had stopped, and the 16-year-old Revere youth was charged with armed robbery and rape.
DRUG BUST AT DAIRY MART LOT
After an ongoing investigation into drug activity on Squire Road, Revere Police arrested two men on Friday morning in the parking lot of the Dairy Mart.
Samuel Hagopian, 57, of Everett, was charged with conspiracy; and Kenneth DeFeo, 50, of 92 Newman St, was charged with illegal possession of a Class B drug, illegal possession of a Class E drug and conspiracy.
CAMPBELL AVENUE FIRE
Revere Fire Department crews responded to a working fire on Saturday at 102 Campbell Ave.
Chief Gene Doherty said the cause appeared to be careless use of candles on the third floor.
The fire was confined to a bedroom and caused about $10,000 in damages. There were no injuries.
Dep. Chief Mike Conley ran the scene.
PUT THAT SCREWDRIVER DOWN
A Lynn man got charged with his second drunk driving offense and added a laundry list of other charges when he got into an altercation in front of City Hall after a motor vehicle accident on Sunday night.
Officers responded to the Hall around 9 p.m. and found the allegedly intoxicated man with a screwdriver in his hand and telling the victim and officers to “be careful.”
The victim indicated that there had been an accident and the man had threatened them.
Officer put the man into custody and found him to be in possession of pepper spray and open containers of alcohol.Luis Martinez, 41, of Lynn, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol (2nd offense), assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon, ammunition of an unlawful caliber, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and possession of an open container of alcohol.
Weekly Crime Report
Journal Staff Reports
House Breaks: (2)
Bates Street; and Dunn Road.
Commercial Breaks: (0)
Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (1)
Motor Vehicle Accidents: (32)
Brown Circle (4); Copeland Circle (2); Mahoney Circle (2); Endicott Ave; Washington/Haskell; North Shore Rd/Lawson; North Shore Rd – Bridge; Squire Road – Hess; Squire Road – 4 Points; Revere Street – St. Anthony’s; Hutchinson Street; McCoba Street; North Shore Rd – Wondy; Squire Road – Taco Bell; Fowler Ave; Squire Road – Hess; American Legion Hwy/Revere; Salem Street; American Legion Hwy; Squire Road; Washington Ave/Sargent St; Lee Burbank Hwy – Hess; Squire Road – Northgate; Lee Burbank Hwy – Hess; American Legion Hwy – Blanchard’s; Shirley Avenue; and Salem Street.
House Parties/Loud Stereo Complaints (after 9 p.m.): 10
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30
Patricia E. Diggins, 43, of 50 Hichborn St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of armed robbery and rape.
Natalicia Perira, 40, of 18 Walden St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Felix A. Melendez, 34, of No. Randolph, was arrested on charges of breaking & entering into a building in the daytime with intent to commit a felony and larceny of property over $250.
Domenic Panzino, 36, of Framingham, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of receiving stolen property over $250.
THURSDAY, MAY 31
Paris D. Wilson, 41, of Roxbury, was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. She also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of not having a car seat for a child under the age of five.
Philip N. Sosa, 27, of 101 Florence Ave., was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of a Class E controlled narcotic substance. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of not having a car seat for a child under the age of five.
Domenic Strazzulla, 49, of Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Daylon L. Lanceleve, 31, of 279 Lincoln St., was arrested on charges of two counts of assault by means of a dangerous weapon, assault & battery, making a threat to commit a crime, and intimidation of a witness.
Joshua Laracuente, 25, of 418 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery.
Samuel P. Hagopian, 52, of Everett, was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to violate the controlled substances laws.
Linda R. Baum, 21, of Winchester, was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance and unarmed robbery.
Anthony M. Pavone, 26, of 1021 Winthrop Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
SATURDAY, JUNE 2
Michael McCoy, 52, of 571 Revere St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Peter H. Surago, 56, of 145 Bennington St., was arrested on charges of rude & disorderly conduct in violation of the city ordinance, assault & battery, assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon, and making a threat to commit a crime.
SUNDAY, JUNE 3
Luis A. Martinez, 41, of Lynn, was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor (2nd offense), assault by means of a dangerous weapon, carrying ammunition of unlawful caliber, and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of having an open container of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle.
Rodrigo DaSilva, 30, of 388 Beach St., was arrested on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident after causing property damage.