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Police Log: Large House Party Leads to Arrest

Wakefield Police broke up a large party on Tamworth Hill Avenue and ended up arresting a Somerville man on an outstanding warrant charge.

Wakefield Police Log for Friday, July 20 to Sunday, July 22, 2012: The following information was supplied by the Wakefield Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Featured item: Police responded to a large party on Tamworth Hill Avenue around 11:55 p.m. on Saturday night, and ended up arresting a Somerville man for an outstanding warrant. Daniel Lima, 41, of Somerville, was arrested on a charge of failing to appear in Somerville District Court for a restraining order. 

Other incidents:
Friday, July 20: 
8:19 a.m. - Two bikes were reported stolen from a front porch on Pleasant Street.  

12:48 p.m. - An individual turned over an Eastern Bank debit card she found in the Walgreens parking lot. The owner was notified. 

2:24 p.m. - A resident of Walen Road reported that someone stole her debit card numbers and used her card to make three fradulent charges totaling $260 at a Walmart in New Jersey. Police are investigating. 

2:36 p.m. - Police responded to a disturbance at the Lafayette Street group home. 

3:43 p.m. - An employee of a construction company working on Maple Way reported that a co-worker hit him in the ace with a metal pipe during a heated argument, then left. Police searched the area but were unable to find the man, who is a Burlington resident. He will be summonsed to Malden District Court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. 

Saturday, July 21:
7:12 a.m. -
A caller reported seeing people in the woods by the intersection of Vernon Street and New Salem Street who were cutting the railroad tracks. Police were unable to locate anyone in the area, and are still investigating the incident. Police added that the tracks in question were not active railroad tracks.  

8:32 a.m. - A resident of Stoney Hill Lane reported that his mailbox and his neighbor's mailbox had been vandalized overnight. 

11:12 a.m. - A resident of Jennifer Road reported she believed someone attempted to break into her home. The victim said se observed minor damage to a side door and a rear door. No entry was gained into the home. 

3:51 p.m. - A hit-and-run accident was reported on North Avenue. 

5:08 p.m. - A caller reported hearing fireworks in the area of Scott Lane. Police responded and were able to find the individuals shooting off fireworks, and asked them to stop. 

6:13 p.m. - A caller reported that her 2005 Ford Escape was vandalized overnight. The victim said someone had bent her car's antenna and broken one of her windshield wipers. 

Sunday, July 22:
1:27 a.m. - A Wakefield man was found lying on the side of the road on Converse Street. Police determined the man was intoxicated and he was transported to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. 

4:08 a.m. - A female victim reported being assaulted by another female in a Lowell Street home. Police said a woman from Wakefield assaulted a female victim, leaving scratches on her arm. She will be summonsed to Malden District Court. 

7:10 a.m. - Police responded to a domestic disturbance between a male and female on Emerald Street. The female reported the male had left the scene, but that he had attempted to kick the door in and keyed her car before leaving. 

12:06 p.m. - A three-car accident was reported on North Avenue. 

7:10 p.m. - An officer out on patrol in the area of Elm Street observed a man whom he knew to have an active warrant out of Malden District Court. Police arrested Michael McGonigle, 46, of 11 Salem St. in Wakefield. Police had no further information on what the charges were for.  

1:08 a.m. - Wakefield Police arrested a female for allegedly threatening a male party with a kitchen knife. Police said the male and female had been arguing inside the house when the female grabbed a knife and began walking towards the male. Police said the male had cuts on his hands but didn't appear to have a serious injury. The female, Nicole Marcella, 20, of Lowell, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon out of Malden District Court. 

Randy Burke July 24, 2012 at 03:32 PM
Hi, I don't know if it is the person who writes the website or the person who writes the Police Blog, but it is just Maple Way, not Maple Way Drive. Sorry, its just a pet peeve - people get our street wrong all the time.
Sara Jacobi July 24, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Hi Randy - Thanks for the correction. I've updated the article to reflect the correct street name. Sorry for the mistake!
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