Police Log: A Drug Arrest, Drunk Driving and an Underwear Thief

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

Belmont resident arrested with crack pipes

A Belmont resident was arrested Tuesday after police responded to Jefferson Street for reports of a disturbance.

Jade Cassidy, 30, of 759 Belmont St., was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery, resisting arrest and possession of a Class C drug, police said. Police also recovered two crack pipes with cocaine residue, reports said. 

Shoplifting at Modell's

Two homeless people were arrested on Monday (Nov. 28) after employee's at noticed the suspects as past shoplifters, reports said. 

Megan Naomi Leblanc, 31, and Angel Kiki Ferrer, 37, were arrested for shoplifting, police said. 

Warrant arrest

A Newton man was arrested Tuesday on a warrant out of Newton District Court, reports said. 

William J. McMullen, 62, of 94 Elliot Ave., was arrested on failure to appear as well as a warrant for assault and battery and resisting arrest, police said. 

Stolen tires

A man told police on Wednesday that two of his tires were stolen off his vehicle while it was parked in the rear parking lot of the Woodland Park Apartments on Grove Street. Two tires were stolen from the passenger side of an Acura sedan. 

Bridgewater man faces license charges

A Bridgewater man was arrested Wednesday after he was pulled over on Hammondswood Road for making an illegal left turn from Beacon Street, reports said. 

John Blounts, 57, of 12 Perkins St., was arrested and charged with driving without a license and making an improper turn, police said. 

Drunk driver charged after hit-and-run

A Newton man was arrested for drunk driving Wednesday after he was involved with a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Crafts Street and Judkins Street, reports said. 

Peter David Johnson, 44, of 655 Watertown St., was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of property damage, police said. 

Domestic incident leads to arrest

A Newton woman was arrested Wednesday after police responded to a couple yelling at each other in front of the Tedeschi's on Winchester Street, reports said. 

Jennifer Marie Rahall, 20, of 46 Wiltshire Road, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, police said. 

House break-ins

  • Staniford Road; sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday (Nov. 28), someone entered a home and stole jewelry as well as a laptop. 
  • Maple Park; sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., someone entered a home and went through a jewelry box and a safe, stealing several pieces of jewelry, watches and an iPod.
  • Wesley Street; police responded to an apartment on Wednesday where entry was gained and an alarm was sounding. Nothing appeared missing. 

Stolen iPhone

A woman told police Tuesday that someone stole her iPhone from her jacket pocket while she was shopping at the Star Market on Boylston Street. 

Underwear thief

Police responded to Victoria's Secret in the Mall at Chestnut Hill Wednesday after employees reported a larceny.

According to reports, employees saw a thin, Hispanic male approximately 5'6" and wearing all black, placing items from the front tables into an unknown object on the floor. The employees said they observed the theft around 7 p.m., reports said. 

Stolen packages

Two residents on Tremont Street told police Wednesday that someone had stolen UPS packages that were delivered to their house on Monday. 

According to reports, both residents confirmed with UPS that the packages were delivered Monday around 2:30 p.m. 

Newton man arrested on warrant in Sudbury

A call to the Sudbury Police Department Friday morning regarding two suspicious vehicles resulted in the arrest of a Newton man.

According to Lt. Robert Grady, an officer was dispatched to the Cudworth Lane neighborhood at about 9 a.m. after a resident reported the suspicious cars.

After the responding officer ran a background check on the plates, it was found the owner of one of the cars had a Massachusetts trial courts arrest warrant out for his arrest.

Joshua Dupree, 27, of 607 Washington St., in Newton, was arrested on the warrant by Newbury District Court for reckless operation of a motor vehicle.

Dupree was transported to Framingham District Court later Friday morning for his arraignment.

No other information was available.

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


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