Wakefield Police Log for Wednesday, August 1, 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: A Winthrop woman and a Wakefield man were arrested on Wednesday on drug trafficking charges after Wakefield Police detectives raided their home.
Police said that a lengthy investigation by detectives into Sabrina Forte, 20, of Winthrop, MA and George Nealon, 23, of 12 Beachtree Circle lead them to believe they were allegedly running a drug operation out of Nealon's residence in Wakefield.
Armed with a search warrant and the K-9 unit, police entered Nealon's residence and said they found a large amount of heroin and drug paraphernalia. Police said inside one of the bedrooms, they located numerous plastic baggies consistent with heroin activity. The K-9 unit lead officers to a closet in the bedroom that reportedly contained two large plastic bags full of heroin. Police said 27 grams total of heroin was seized, with a street value of more than $2,000.
Both Forte and Nealon were charged with one count of trafficking in heroin out of Malden District Court.
10:41 a.m. - Police responded to a report of an unwelcome house guest on Rosemary Avenue. The individual was asked to leave the residence.
10:57 a.m. - A Chelsea man will be summoned to court for allegedly stealing a town-owned light post that was lying on the side of the road on Richardson Avenue. Police said they received a call for the stolen street light base and received a description of a white GMC pickup truck. Officers were able to find the vehicle heading south on Main Street and pulled the driver over. Inside the back of the truck was various scrap metal, including the street light base, which was valued at $540. The driver will face a charge of larceny over $250 in Malden District Court.
2:57 p.m. - A minor car crash was reported on Broadway. No injuries were reported.
3:40 p.m. - A car crash involving three vehicles was reported at the corner of North Avenue and Quannapowitt Parkway. No injuries were reported.