Political Organizer Arrested On Warrant; Flashing Decorations Alarm Neighbor
Information provided by Wakefield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service between Friday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 7.
On Friday, Oct. 5 at 10:34 a.m., State Police requested the K9 unit from Wakefield for a drug search on the Cambridge Turnpike.
At 10:37 a.m., police issued a summons to a Wakefield man for operating with a suspended license, and on a warrant.
At 12:22 p.m., police arrested Janelle Carey Moccia, 24, 14 Overlook Road, Wakefield, on a warrant.
At 3:36 p.m., a Richardson Street resident reported a suspicious man walking around looking into windows.
At 5:47 p.m., police arrested Robert W. Twyman, 54, 44 Pleasant Street, Wakefield, on a warrant.
At 5:57 p.m., police took a report of a minor hit and run accident on Salem Street.
At 8:17 p.m., police were informed that an apparently drunk man was walking near the tracks and delaying commuter rail service.
At 8:46 p.m., a caller reported that a suspicious woman was on Drury Lane with a flashlight and clipboard checking out homes in the area. Police learned that she was working for the “Working America” political organization and that she also had a warrant. Shalena L. Huggins, 26, 31 Norwell Street, Dorchester, was arrested on the warrant.
On Saturday, October 6 a 12:10 a.m., a caller reported some suspicious noise from behind Caporale’s Liquors. It turned out to be some people working in vehicles in the adjoining tow yard.
At 1:41 a.m., a Harrison Ave. resident reported that a vehicle with youths in it keeps driving by and egging her house.
At 12:32 p.m., police took a call from a Prospect Street resident saying she had lent her vehicle to her son and his girlfriend, and it had not been returned.
At 1:09 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to a report of a vehicle striking a pole.
At 2:23 p.m., a couple in a car called to say that some local students involved in a car wash fundraiser had spoken and acted inappropriately to them.
At 5:02 p.m., police arrested Anna Koufos, 28, 201 Lynnway, Revere, on two warrants. They also arrested David Kaplan, 36, 6 Minot Street, Wakefield, on a warrant.
At 7:42 p.m., police responded to a reported erratic operator on Farm Street. The driver was apparently over-tired and family members came to get the vehicle.
At 10:44 p.m., police responded to a report of a loud party on Central Street. They issued 11 summonses for alcohol offenses and placed two into protective custody.
On Sunday, October 7 at 12:02 a.m., a woman on Greenwood Street called to report that her neighbor was screaming and sounded like she was being murdered. Police placed the woman in question into protective custody.
At 1:08 a.m., a worker on Albion Street reported a man stole a pack of cigarettes.
At 1:43 a.m., a caller reported that there were some flashing lights in his neighbor’s house. They turned out to be Halloween decorations.
At 7:18 a.m., a caller reported his truck was struck overnight while parked on Gould Street. Police issued a summons to a 46 year old Wakefieldman for leaving the scene of property damage.
At 9:05 p.m. an anonymous caller said that there was a woman walking at Albion Street and North Ave. with no pants on. Nobody matching that description was spotted.
On Monday, October 8 at 2:09 p.m., police were informed of a man down on the ground on Linden Ave. He turned out to be a homeless man who was sent on his way.
At 2:11 p.m., a caller reported a truck stolen from outside of a business on Main Street. The vehicle was soon located by the owner nearby and turned out not to have been stolen or misplaced.
At 4:26 p.m., police took multiple calls about a vehicle into a pole in front of the cemetery on North Ave.
At 5:19 p.m., police were informed that an apparently intoxicated man was trying to get into the bank on Smith Street. He was transported to Melrose/Wakefield Hospital.