Hull man arrested for drugs
Police arrested a man from Hull at the South Shore Plaza on Thursday, April1 2 after officers allegedly witnessed him using drugs.
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot near Target, and upon approach, officers smelled a very strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.
A drug detection canine named Lucky conducted a search of the vehicle and indicated a backpack and a duffle bag.
A search of both bags uncovered a mason jar in the backpack and two mason jars in the duffle bag. All three jars contained marijuana.
Tyler R. Grey, 20 of Hull was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Braintree man arrested for huffing
Police arrested a Braintree man on Thursday after he was allegedly creating a disturbance while inhaling toxic substances in his condo complex.
Officers were called after the suspect allegedly shouted threats towards his neighbors.
The suspect was known to police and had recently been arrested at the Stop and Shop on Grove Street for huffing toxic substances on April 3.
On that day, the suspect was allegedly harassing female customers as they walked by. He was arrested on that date and charged with inhaling toxic vapors.
When police arrived at his Braintree condo, officers could hear hissing sounds associated with huffing.
Officers entered the facility and found the suspect in a semi-conscious state with a can of industrial strength dust cleaner.
Officers attempted to take the suspect into custody but he refused. A struggle ensued and the suspect was sprayed with pepper spray before being subdued.
Robert H. Bragdon, 31, of Braintree was arrested and charged again with inhaling toxic vapors and resisting arrest.
Police investigating home breaks
Police are looking into several reports of burglary on Woodsum Drive, Spring Street, and Commercial Street.
On Wednesday, April 11, a woman reported that her Woodsum Drive apartment had been broken into and her bedroom ransacked.
Gold jewelry, including necklaces, a gold snake ring with an emerald, two pairs of rams head earrings, and a pair of Greek earrings were taken.
The apartment was allegedly vacant between 5:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Police theorize that someone in the apartment building unknowingly buzzed the thief through the security door in the lobby.
On Friday, April 13, a Spring Street homeowner reported that his home had been broken into between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. The front door had been kicked in and his bedroom rummaged through.
On Sunday, a Commercial Street man reported that his condo was broken into Saturday between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m., but was unable to find any sign of forced entry.
Two laptop computers, a 38” television, and a digital camera were stolen.
Police are continuing to investigate these crimes.
Braintree man allegedly drunk when crashed car, police said
Police arrested a 27-year-old Braintree man early Sunday morning after he was allegedly crashed his car while driving under the influence.
Police said that responding officers arrived at the intersection of Elm and Church Streets where the suspect was involved in a crash and found the suspect exhibiting signs of intoxication.
The suspect was asked to perform several sobriety tests. When he finished, he was arrested.
Paul Boyce, 27, of Braintree was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, failure to keep within marked lanes, and operating to endanger.
At the police station, the suspect took a breath test. which showed a reading over twice the legal limit. The legal limit is .08 percent.
Weymouth man charged with OUI
Police arrested a Weymouth man on Sunday shortly after 10 p.m. after the suspect was allegedly driving almost twice the speed limit while intoxicated.
According to police, officers saw the suspect traveling 61 mph on Quincy Avenue, which is posted for having a 35-mph speed limit.
Police pulled the suspect over, and the officer smelled a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The officer also observed several signs of intoxication, including alcohol on the suspect’s breath.
The suspect performed several sobriety tests and was then arrested. Later, a breath test would show a reading twice the legal limit of .08 percent.
German H. Calderon, Jr., 34, of Weymouth, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, operating under the influence of drugs, and speeding.
Mattapan man charged with OUI
Police arrested a 32-year-old Mattapan man early Monday morning after finding the suspect allegedly asleep at the wheel.
According to police, the suspect was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Union and Commercial Streets. The suspect was asleep at the wheel with the engine running and the transmission in drive.
The vehicle was allegedly in the westbound lane facing eastbound and was impeding oncoming traffic.
Officers woke up the suspect, who was confused and disorientated, but soon became confrontational.
Officers made observations leading them to believe the suspect may be intoxicated and offered him the opportunity to perform several sobriety tests.
At the conclusion of the tests, Torrey A. Jackson, 32, from Mattapan was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to keep within marked lanes.