Police Briefs 12-06-2017

Police News


At around 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, Massachusetts State Police were notified that Revere Police were pursuing a 2003 Cadillac Deville with New Hampshire plates on Route 1 South towards Boston. The vehicle was wanted in connection with the unarmed robbery of the East Boston Savings Bank on Squire Road in Revere.

During the pursuit, Revere Police were advised over the radio that the suspect vehicle crashed near the Nashua Street Jail and Science Park and that the suspect fled on foot. Numerous State Police patrols from Troops A, H and E, as well as MSP K9 units, assisted in the search. Troopers and an MSP K9 Unit located the suspect at 1:26 p.m. trying to hide in a portable toilet under an off-ramp from Route 93 near the TD Garden.

Troopers turned the suspect over to Revere Police for booking.

Revere Police said the suspect entered the bank and passed a note demanding cash. He made away with about $1,000 cash, but attracted the attention of bank employees outside when a dye=pack exploded. Those employees were able to alert police and send a good description.

Revere Police immediately found the man and pursued him to Boston, where he was caught.

The suspect is identified as Steven Spolidoro, 41, of Woburn. He was arraigned in Chelsea District Court and many charges.



Revere Police detectives are investigating an armed robbery at a room in the Rodeway Inn last Saturday.

Around 9 a.m., a guest who had rented a room at the hotel called police to the Inn. The guest relayed he had been robbed at gunpoint with a firearm. The assailant was known to him and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Detectives are following up.



Revere Police arrested a Lynn man for driving under the influence of liquor on Sunday night when they found him crashed into the median of VFW Highway.

Around 11:10 p.m., police were called to Mahoney Circle for a man who was stopped in the circle and apparently asleep at the wheel. When police arrived, he had fled, but witnesses pointed officers towards VFW Highway.

Officers pursued and found a car crashed into the median a short distance away.

Dylan Driscoll, 28, of Lynn, was charged with operating under the influence of liquor and operating negligently.



A Revere man has been arrested after he led police on a chase from Sargent Street to Brown Circle last Thursday, Nov. 30.

Around 8:30 p.m., a citizen called in an erratic driver in Ward 6.

Police caught up to the gent on Sargent Street and attempted to pull him over, but he would not stop. He fled through the city streets as police followed him.

At Brown Circle, he stopped, but not before crashing into a cruiser.

Brayan Oliveira de Barros, 19, of 97 Warren St., was charged with failure to stop for police, negligent operation, resisting arrest, attaching plates, and unlicensed operation.



Two drivers on South Irving Street got into a beef over one another’s driving habits on Wednesday, Nov. 29.

Around 2:45 p.m., two drivers got into a dispute on the street.

Then they both got out of their vehicles.

That always spells T-R-O-U-B-L-E.

The argument got physical, and one of the drivers assaulted the other, and likely vice versa.



A Nahant Avenue teen was summonsed to court after he allegedly vandalized a car on Highland Avenue with a tree branch last Saturday morning, Dec. 2.

Police said the teen seemed to pick the car at random and began beating it with a tree branch. Damage included a large dent and many scratches.

The owner saw the commotion and called police, who responded.

Adriana Marie Rodriguez, 18, of 14 Nahant Ave., was charged with malicious destruction of property over $250.




NOV. 28

Daniel Alejandro Monsalve, 28, of 53 Centennial Ave., was arrested on two outstanding warrants.

Malika Smith, 26, of 566 Beach St., was arrested on charges of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery in a domestic situation.


NOV. 29

Steven K. Spolidoro, 41, of Woburn, was arrested on a charge of armed robbery.

Joseph Steve Espinoza, 18, of Lynn, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.


NOV. 30

Brayan Oliveira de Barros, 19, of 97 Warren St., was arrested on charges of failing to stop for a police officer, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, attaching plates, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


DEC. 1

Carlos X. Tetu, 18, of 39 Dashwood St., was arrested on a charge of assault and battery in a domestic situation.

Daniel Nazario, 25, of Boston, was arrested on charges of shoplifting (second offense), trespassing, disorderly conduct, and unlawful removal of a theft detection device.


DEC. 2

Tanaja Vienna Carnes, 23, of 106 Walnut Ave., was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of shoplifting.

Tara A. Perna, 40, of Wakefield, was arrested on four outstanding warrants and on a charge of shoplifting.

Matheus Diaz, 20, of 58 Foster St., was arrested on a charge of assault and battery in a domestic situation.

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