Thursday, November 1, 2012
The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] Stoneham Woman Arrested At 4:22 p.m. Oct. 24, Stoneham Police responded to Newcomb Road on a report of a well-being check. A social worker requested a well-being check, according to police. Kelley McDougall, 26, of 58 Newcomb Road, Stoneham, was arrested on a warrant charging them with possession of a class A drug. Drugs Found? At 1:19 p.m. Oct. 24, police responded to Avalon Road on a report of drugs found in the area. The caller reported being given a bag of what appeared to be “weed” that was found outside in the area, according to police. The bag was picked up and dropped …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
A look at some of the interesting police stories from the Stoneham region this week.
Here is a sampling of some of the interesting and odd police stories from around the Stoneham region this week: Officers arrested a Randolph woman Monday who had nearly $800 in cash stuffed in her underwear, a bottle of Suboxone pills and a counterfeit vehicle inspection sticker, according to allegations in a Somerville Police report. In a Woburn Police log, a man ordered some food and paid for it. Later, the man questioned whether he received the food he paid for. After the man was told that he did get all his food, the employees reported he began acting “odd.” Employees told police the man then grabbed three syrup bottles and metal spoons and yelled, “God will fix you, God will take care of you.” In a Lexington Police log, officers were…
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
New national study indicates that drug and alcohol use during the school day is a bigger problem than previously thought.
According to a new study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, roughly 17 percent of American high school students engage in smoking, drinking or doing drugs during the school day. The study also said that approximately 86 percent of students indicated that they knew of classmates who abuse drugs or alcohol during the school day. This was the 17th such study conducted by the NCASA. The group interviewed more than 1,000 students ages 12-17, according to an article appearing on Huffington Post. Perhaps more disturbing aspects to the survey included roughly 50 percent of the students indicating there was a place on their campus where students regularly went to do drugs or drink alcohol. And about 44 percent said they knew …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Check out what types of calls the Stoneham Police Department fielded recently.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Find out what types of calls kept Stoneham Police Department busy recently.
[Editor's note: The following information was provided by the Stoneham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] At 7:57 p.m. June 25, Stoneham police called to St. Patrick Cemetery's on Elm Street on a drug-related call. The caller found two hypodermic needles and a small bag of white substance on the ground. Police confirmed drug activity. June 25 @7:43 a.m.: Police responded to Montvale Avenue for a report of a two-car accident. No tows or injuries reported. Drivers exchanged insurance paperwork. @2:43 p.m.: A Franklin Street resident visited the police station to report their bank account had been compromised. A report was taken. @7:45 p.m.: Police called to Central Street to …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Reynaldo Garcia is facing a slew of charges after police witnessed an alleged drug deal near the Pine Street Inn in the South End May 21.
Check out the Patch Facts column for May 30.
1. In case you missed it: A Stoneham man is facing several charges after allegedly dealing drugs in the South End. 2. To go or not to go: With the recent opening of Tulip Asian Cuisine at Redstone Shopping Center in Stoneham, we'd like to know: Do you plan to eat at the restaurant? Let us know by taking our poll and posting a comment about your dining experience here. 3. Scenic images: Have you taken some great landscape photographs snapped in Stoneham? Upload them to our growing "Your Neighborhood" photo gallery. 4. Advertise with Patch: Have a business in the Stoneham area and want to get the word out about it? Fill out this form to advertise on Stoneham Patch. 5. Claim your listing: Do you own a business in Stoneham? If so, claim your …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
On March 2, Jennifer Sacco, 27, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin with the intent to distribute and violation of the drug-free school zone, according to a Stoneham Police Department statement.
After a two-month-long drug investigation, a Stoneham woman was recently arrested and a car, drugs and money were seized from her property, according to a Stoneham Police Department press statement. On March 2, Jennifer Sacco, 27, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin with the intent to distribute and violation of the drug-free school zone, according to the statement. In January, Det. Paul Norton received a tip that Sacco was allegedly distributing heroin from her home at 515 Main St., police said in the statement. The location of Sacco’s alleged drug dealing was of concern because she lived opposite the South Elementary School, police said in the statement. Norton, working with officers from the Southern Middlesex Regional …
Friday, February 10, 2012
Sen. Katherine Clark discusses the dangers of pain killers and the bill set to go before the House of Representatives.
[Editor's note: The information below was issued in a press statement from the Office of Sen. Katherine Clark.] With the abuse of prescription pain killers having reached epidemic levels in Massachusetts, the Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation for strict oversight of the drugs, according to a press statement issued by Sen. Katherine Clark's Office. The bill will reduce the excess supply of pills and require physician registration in the state’s Prescription Monitoring Program to prevent patients from “doctor shopping” for highly addictive medications such as OxyContin and Vicodin. “The widespread use of these highly additive prescription drugs is destroying lives and devastating families throughout our communities,” Clark …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Steven Ferrer, 21, was arrested and arraigned Tuesday in New Hampshire.
A man accused of being involved in shootings in Stoneham and Saugus Monday night was arrested and arraigned Tuesday in New Hampshire, according to a report by The Daily Item. Saugus Police contacted Salem, N.H., Police about 10 p.m. Monday that at least one suspect in the double shooting had possibly traveled to Salem, N.H., according to a press statement issued by Salem, N.H., Police. Police believe the two Massachusetts shootings were drug-related. Police in Salem, N.H., tracked down the vehicle allegedly involved in the shootings at a residence, obtained search warrants for both the house and vehicle at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the statement. The Southern New Hampshire Special Operations Unit responded to the residence and …