Weekly Crime Report
House Breaks: (2)
Central Avenue; and Oakwood Avenue.
Commercial Breaks: (4)
Parkway – Extra Space (3); and VFW Parkway – Laundromax.
Motor Vehicle *Thefts/Breaks: (2)
Larkin Street and Everett Street (plate).
Motor Vehicle Accidents: (27)
Brown Circle (5); Copeland Circle; Fenwick/Salem; Stone Street; Hichborn/Lee Burbank; Oakwood Avenue; Walnut Place; Parkway; Beach Street; Malden/Roland; Squire Road; Sales Street; Broadway; Everett Street; Squire Road; Broadway; VFW; VFW; Broadway; Squire Road; Squire Road; and North Shore Road.
House Parties/Loud Stereo Complaints (after 9 p.m.): 5
TUESDAY, APRIL 5
A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
A 16 year old juvenile was arrested on charges of resisting arrest and assault & battery upon a police officer.
Adam Albert Gray, 21, of 418 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Eric Wallace, 42, of 418 Revere Beach Parkway, was arrested on charges of armed home invasion with a firearm, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, breaking & entering in the daytime while armed with intent to commit a felony, malicious destruction of property over $250, and assault & battery.
Juan Gavidia, 42, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Ceasar Ramirez, 37, of East Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of larceny of property over $250.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7
Brian A. Sosa, 21, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of reckless operation of a motor vehicle and disturbing the peace. He also was cited for the civil motor vehicle infraction of failing to yield.
FRIDAY, APRIL 8
Marcus Francis, 21, of Malden, was arrested on charges of receiving stolen property under $250 (subsequent offense), two counts of attempting to commit a crime, and three counts of breaking & entering into a motor vehicle in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony.
Matthew J. Harris, 32, of 6 Henry St., was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Khalid Afioune, 45, of 63 Festa Rd., was arrested on charges of assault by means of a dangerous weapon, making a threat to commit a crime, and possession of a knife in violation of the city ordinance.
SATURDAY, APRIL 9
Brandon W. Dunham, 47, of 360 Revere St, was arrested on a charge of assault & battery.
Kelly Macancela, 23, of 11 Abruzzi St., was arrested on charges of assault & battery and disorderly conduct.
Christopher Piazza Jr., 23, of 21 Mill St. Place, was arrested on charges of assault & battery, disorderly conduct, and trespassing.
Yassine Boudiab, 42, of 145 Bennington St., was arrested on a charge of assault & battery
HOME INVASTION LEADS TO ARREST
One man was arrested on Tuesday, April 5, after he was found inside an apartment and pointed a firearm at the homeowners as he tried to escape.
A man reported to police that he had just dropped off his child at school around 8:45 a.m. and returned to his Parkway apartment. As he approached his unit, he observed the door open and a man inside who was putting items in his pockets.
The intruder observed the man and then pointed a firearm at the man. The victim yelled to his wife, who was in a bedroom, as the man tried to escape through the bedroom she was in. The intruder encountered the wife in the bedroom and pushed her to the ground before getting away.
Police began a vigilant follow-up investigation that included video surveillance from surrounding neighbors. That video evidence allowed police to secure a search warrant for trailer #53 at Lee’s Trailer Park.
Officers were able to locate the armed suspect and arrest him later in the day as a result of that warrant.
Eric Wallace, 42, was charged with armed home invasion with a firearm, assault with a dangerous weapon, armed breaking and entering in the day for a felony, malicious destruction of property over $250 and assault and battery.
LOOPERS AT THE SQUIRE
One man was arrested for reckless driving on Thursday, April 7, after tearing through the parking lot of the Squire Lounge early on Thursday morning.
Police on a detail were alerted to a car driving in a loop around the Squire parking lot at a high rate of speed around 1:30 a.m. Officers pursued the vehicle and eventually stopped it at Copeland Circle.
As officers tried to determine what the man was doing, he began trying to film them with his phone.
He was arrested for driving imprudently.
Brian Sosa, 21, of Chelsea, was charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle, disturbing the peace and failing to stop.
ARRESTED BREAKING INTO CARS
Revere Police arrested a Malden man when a head’s up resident spotted the man breaking into cars and alerted authorities.
Around 4 a.m., a resident called police for a suspicious party on Stevens Street going in and out of cars.
Officers located the man and arrested him – determining that he had broken into three vehicles.
Marcus Francis, 21, of Malden, was charged with receiving stolen property under $250, two counts of attempting to commit a crime, and three counts of breaking and entering a vehicle in the day for a felony.
Lt. Amy O’Hara said residents need to lock their car doors and keep valuables out of their cars.
“These car thieves try to open an unlocked door first and if it is unlocked, they go from there,” she said. “These kinds of arrests occur because citizens are calling the police.”
SHOT SPOTTER ACTIVATED
Revere Police reported that the ShotSpotter system activated and reported that one gunshot had been fired in the 700th block of Winthrop Avenue on Tuesday, April 5, at 1 a.m.
Police responded to the area and didn’t find any immediate evidence and there were no witnesses.
FIGHT AT VOLARE
Revere Police arrested two young people from Revere after they got into a fight in Volare Restaurant.
Officers passing by the restaurant at 12:57 a.m. on Saturday saw two people yelling and pushing one another. They got out and the crowd dispersed back into the restaurant.
Through video, they were able to see that the two arrested had punched someone in the face.
Both were highly intoxicated.
Kelly Macancela, 23, of 11 Abruzzi St., was charged with disorderly conduct and assault and battery.
Christopher Piazza, 23, of 21 Mill St. Place, was charged with disorderly conduct, trespassing and assault and battery.
FIGHT OVER PARKING SPACE
Revere Police arrested a man Festa Road man on Friday night when he threatened a Purple Heart recipient who had parked close to him.
Officers were dispatched to the same area on a minor incident around 7:18 p.m. and saw a man flagging them down near 585 Parkway in the Ambassador apartments.
The man had parked in a visitor spot and found that that he couldn’t get out of the car because the man next to him was parked over the yellow line.
He asked the man to move over, and the man began arguing with him. The man parked in the car threatened that he was going to stab the victim and alluded to the fact that the Purple Heart veteran – who was identified by a license plate – was going to get another wound.
As he reached for what was believed to be a knife, a passenger in the car stopped him.
That’s when the victim fled to police.
Khalid Afioune, 45, of 63 Festa Rd., was charged with assault by a dangerous weapon, threatening to commit a crime or violating the knife ordinance.