Police Log: A Break-in, a Suspicious Person and an Alleged Assault

The following information was supplied by the Newton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

House break-in on Rebecca Road

Police responded to a home on Rebecca Road last week after a resident reported a past breaking and entering. 

According to police reports, someone broke a rear ground-level window and entered the home sometime between Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 22 at 7 p.m.

A chair was found underneath the broken window, which indicated the suspect exited the home through the same ground-level window he/she entered.

Nothing appeared to be stolen from the home, reports said. 

Suspicious person on Collins Road

Police responded to Collins Road on Dec. 26 after a resident reported a suspicious man walking through his yard and looking in his windows.

According to police reports, the resident spotted the suspicious person walking around his yard between 3:40 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. The suspect was described as a black man in his 30s wearing a reflective vest.

The resident told police the suspicious man was driving a green open-bed truck with 'Jules Discount Tree Service' written on the side and debris in the truck bed. The truck also had a yellow license plate, but the resident could not make out the plate number. 

Police attempted to call the number listed on the side of the tree service truck, but the number was not in service, reports said.

Domestic incident leads to arrest

A Newton man was arrested on Dec. 27 after police responded to West Street for reports of a domestic incident. 

Thomas G. Parmensi, 41, of 42 West St., arrested and charged with assault and battery on a pregnant person.  

For questions on this police blotter, email Editor Melanie Graham at Melanie.Graham@patch.com.


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