Police Log: Drunk Driver Gets a Flat and Man Refuses to Pull Over

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

Newton man allegedly drives drunk in car with flat tires

A Newton man was arrested on Beacon Street near Newton Centre Sunday after police received reports for an erratic operator.

Bryce J. Kelley, 30, 712 Sawmill Brook Parkway, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (second offense), reports said. Kelley was also cited for driving with a revoked license and malicious destruction of property under $250. 

According to reports, when police stopped at Kelley's car, the right front passenger tire was flat and the rear driver's side tire was flat and completely off the rim. Police said Kelley also smelled strongly of alcohol, had glassy eyes and was unsteady on his feat.

Man sees cop pulling him over, keeps driving

A Hyde Park man was arrested Monday after he allegedly did not stop for police trying to pull him over.

Leroy A. Hines, 49, of 39 Lexington Ave. #2, was arrested for failure to stop for a police officer, police said.

According to reports, police initially tried to pull Hines over after he failed to stop for a stop sign at Boylston Street (Route 9) and Hammond Pond Parkway. 

Police said Hines looked in the direction of the officer several times and did not pull over. It was not until the officer started shouting at Hines that he finally pulled over, reports said. 

Woman arrested on warrants after disturbance

A Norwood woman was arrested Thursday (Oct. 6) after the  on Boylston Street reported she had caused several disturbances at the store, reports said. 

Erin L. Nichols, 20, of 301 Buckminster Dr., was arrested on warrants out of Hatfield and East Hampton for underage possession of liquor and receiving stolen property, police said. 

Reports said Nichols was also issued a no trespassing order (CVS property).  

Waltham man arrested on warrant

A Homosassia, Florida man was arrested on Crafts Street Friday (Oct. 7) on a warrant out of Waltham District Court, reports said. 

Dale Colby, 44, of 6589 West Shalom Ct., was arrested on a warrant for using a vehicle without authority, police said. 

Warrant arrest after hotel disturbance

A Boston woman was arrested Friday after police responded to the for reports of a group being loud in a room, reports said. 

Once they arrived on scene, police found that one of the parties, 19-year-old Kim Walker, of 782 Morton St., was wanted on a warrant out of Roxbury District Court for disorderly conduct. 

Newton man arrested on warrant

A Newton man was arrested Friday on a warrant out of , reports said.

Francisco David Ramirez, 23, of 254 Ash St. #2, was arrested on a warrant for threat to commit a crime, police said. 

Stolen vehicle

A man reported his car stolen out of the parking lot of the on Sunday, police said.

According to reports, the victim told police when he and his wife walked to their vehicle around 11:30 p.m. after attending a wedding. At that time, the two realized their 1999 black Jeep Cherokee was stolen.

Newton man arrested on warrant

A Newton man was arrested on Sunday after police checked to find he had two default warrants, reports said. 

Stephen R. Cerchione, 23, of 25 Thaxter Road, was arrested on two warrants out of Waltham District Court, police said. 

Robbery on Tyler Terrace

A man told police Sunday he was approached by an unknown, tall Middle Eastern man on Tyler Terrace who robbed him.

According to reports, the victim said the man pushed him, took the money out of his wallet and then fled to a white Hyundai parked on Tyler Terrace. 

Later that day, Waltham Police notified Newton Police that they had found a party matching the description and arrested him for unarmed robbery. 

Newton woman faces license charges

A Newton woman was arrested Monday after police found she was driving without a license.

Blair E. Delicata, 29, of 128 North St. #3, was arrested for driving with a suspended license (subsequent offense). 

Ammunition found in vehicle

A 24-year-old Allston man will face complaints of unlawful possession of ammunition after police found boxes of .22 caliber ammunition in his vehicle.

According to reports, police initially pulled the man over for not having a valid inspection sticker. During the stop, police found 25 rounds of ammunition. 

iPhones Stolen in Chestnut Hill

An assistant manager at the AT&T store in the Chestnut Hill Shopping Center reported Monday that someone had stolen two iPhone 4s from the display in the store.

According to reports, the suspect -- described as a clean-shaven black male wearing an orange shirt and black sweatshirt -- was browsing through the store when he grabbed the phones and fled the store. Reports said the suspect jumped into a black Chrystler C300 that was operated by another suspect, who proceeded to drive westbound.

Newton woman arrested for assault

A Newton woman was arrested Monday after police received a report of an assault and battery incident.

Gladys Chavez, 33, of 48 Cherry Place, was charged with domestic assault and battery, reports said. 


  • Park Street; sometime between 11 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday, someone broke into an apartment. The resident told police that when he came home, he found drawers open and a few items missing. 
  • Newtonville Avenue; the victim told police Saturday (Oct. 8) that sometime overnight someone had broken into one of two trailers parked in the rear of Newtonville avenue. The trailers contained landscaping equipment, reports said. 
  • Melville Avenue; sometime between 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 p.m. Monday, someone smashed a basement window to a house, entered and rummaged through drawers and closets. 

Car break-ins

  • Middle Street; sometime after midnight on Sunday, someone entered an unlocked car parked on the street.
  • Waldorf Road; two unlocked cars parked on Waldorf Road were entered sometime Monday.
  • Nahanton Street; a woman reported that someone smashed the rear passenger window of her car, which was parked in the upper lot on Nahanton Street.

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


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