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Newton Police Log: Home Broken Into, Jogger Exposes Himself

The following arrest information was supplied by the Newton Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


Someone took the glass from a car door mirror, but nothing else was missing.

A Beacon Street resident reported that someone broke into his home through a side garage door. A computer, fax, a 46-inch flat screen TV and a portable air conditioning unit were stolen.

A Broadlawn Drive resident got a call from a woman claiming that the man’s father had been in a car accident and caused $1,000 in damage to the vehicle. The resident went and wired $1,000 to Puerto Rico, and also got $100 in phone cards and gave the woman access to the phone cards.

A bicycle was stolen from a shed on Church Street.

A Glen Avenue resident returned home after a few weeks and found parts of the home in disarray. It appears the thieves broke a sliding door on the porch. Two televisions, a Sony Dreamcast video game system and an Apple router were missing.

Police arrested Chonghui Gu, 37, of 217 Varick Road in Newton, on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon – a bowl.

A man reportedly exposed himself in the area of River and Cherry streets. The man reportedly ran around the area with his genitals hanging out of his shorts. He was described as a thin white male, 30 to 40 years old with short brown hair, and wearing khaki shorts and a dark T-shirt.

Police got a report of someone breaking into the Church of the Good Shepherd on Beacon Street. The person reporting the break in said he notices an iPhone plugged into a the wall and a half-eaten sandwich when no one was supposed to be in the church. The man came out of hiding when police ordered him to do so. Christopher N. Hilliard, 31, of 240 Walnut Ave. in Roxbury, was arrested on charges of nighttime breaking and entering, illegal possession of a chemical agent and trespassing


Aug. 3:

Two women came into CVS on Boylston Street and attempted to return items from another store in exchange for new items. When they couldn’t return the items they got loud, and one of them grabbed items off the shelf and left. One was described as a heavyset black woman in her late 20s or early 30s, wearing a dark sweater, blue jeans, white sneaker, and a white doo rag. The second was a slim black woman in her late 20s and early 30s, wearing a tan coat, blue jean Capri pants, sandals and white-rimmed glasses.

A domestic incident was reported at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Charles. M. Sutton, 45, of 1598 Overlook Drive in St. Leonard, Md., was arrested on charges of domestic assault and battery and malicious destruction of property – a TV remote.


Aug. 4:

A man was spotted slashing tires outside Cindy’s Bar on Adams Street. The man had been in the bar and started to cause problems so he was asked to leave. Three cars had damage. The man was described as an “older” white male with grayish/blonde hair, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

A man was drunk and out of control at a home on Wolcott Street. Sheldon Basil Keck, 26, of 769 VFW Parkway in Boston, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and wanton destruction of property over $250.

Police arrested David N. Marascia, 29, of 42 Oak Ave. in Newton, on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon – a coffee mug, and assault and battery.

Four bamboo handbags were taken from the Gucci store at Bloomingdales. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a white T-shirt, tan cargo shorts and white sneakers 


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