Police Log: Fake Prescription; Man Arrested Three Times in One Week
The following information was supplied by the Newton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
A 52-year-old Newton man will head to court after he allegedly passed a fake prescription at a Walgreen's on Washington Street.
According to reports, Newton Police responded to the Walgreen's on Nov. 28 after an employee said she received a fake prescription dated Sept. 14, 2012. The employee told police she received a call earlier in the day from Watertown Police alerting her to a fake prescription that had been passed in their city.
After looking at the false prescription in Newton, police called the doctor on the prescription and confirmed that it was fake. The doctor also contacted Watertown Police.
As a result, a 52-year-old Newton man will face charges of uttering a false prescription, police said.
Ashland man arrested on license charges
An Ashland man was arrested on Nov. 28 after he was pulled over by police on Homer Street, reports said.
Evaldo Rodrigues Desouza, 43, of 1 Pond St., was arrested and charged with driving without a license. He was also arrested on an active warrant out of Framingham District Court.
According to reports, a Newton Police officer was sitting near the intersection of Homer Street and Walnut Street when the officer spotted Desouza drive straight through the right turn-only lane. After pulling Desouza over, the officer found Desouza did not have a valid license and was wanted on a warrant.
Desouza was also cited for a marked lanes violation.
Shoplifting at Second Time Around
Police responded to the Second Time Around in Newton Highlands on Nov. 28 after an employee reported a shoplifting.
According to reports, the employee saw the suspect walk into the dressing room with five skirts. After the suspect left the store, the employee said she checked the dressing room and found one of the hangers was empty.
The employee told police she recognized the suspect as someone who had shoplifted from the store before.
The suspect was described as a white female in her mid-20s with fair skin, dark hair and medium height. She was wearing a knee-length dress coat and a winter hat with a pom pom on top.
The woman stole a black Michael Kors skirt, reports said. Officers instructed the store to call the Police Department if the suspect enters the store again.
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Newton man arrested three times in less than a week
A Newton man was arrested three times in the last week and is facing various assault charges, according to police reports.
James Terrance Notartomaso, 42, of 327 Cherry St., was arrested on Nov. 27 after he allegedly accosted a group of teens on Pine Street and threatened them with his cane.
Notartomaso was arrested again on Nov. 29 after police responded to Cherry Street for reports of a disturbance. Notartomaso was charged at that time with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault and battery on a police officer, two counts of threats and possession of a class E drug.
According to reports, police found 11 pills in Notartomaso's pockets when he was arrested on Nov. 29.
Notartomaso was arrested again on Dec. 1 after police were dispatched to the intersection of Watertown Street and Crafts Street for report of an argument, according to reports. At that time, Notartomaso was arrested on two warrants for failure to appear.
Newton man arrested after domestic disturbance
A Newton man was arrested on Nov. 29 after police responded to Wheeler Road for reports of a domestic disturbance.
Alexander Bulis, 43, of 50 Wheeler Road, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, police said.
Woman assaults EMS workers
A Waltham woman is facing assault charges after police responded to Turner Terrace on Nov. 29 for a medical incident.
According to reports, the 42-year-old Waltham woman is facing charges of assault and battery on ambulance personnel.
Belmont woman arrested on a warrant
Cynthia LaCroix, 42, of Belmont, was arrested on a warrant on Nov. 29.
According to reports, police responded to an incident involving LaCroix and while filing the report at the station, realized she had a warrant out for her arrest.
Police then responded to Newton-Wellesley Hospital, where LaCroix was being treated, to serve the warrant.
Woman breaks into home
A Milford woman is facing breaking and entering charges after she allegedly broke into a Newton home while the resident was away on a business trip.
According to reports, the resident came into Newton Police Headquarters on Nov. 29 to report that his home was broken into sometime between Monday, Nov. 26 and Thursday evening (Nov. 29).
As a result, police are seeking a hearing for a 31-year-old Milford woman for charges of breaking and entering, malicious destruction of property, breaking and entering a motor vehicle and larceny, reports said.
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