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Milton police log: March 4 to 10

Posted by Dave Eisenstadter  March 11, 2013 04:18 PM

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The following information was taken from the Milton police log. Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Monday, March 4
Attempted break-in: At 10:58 a.m., police received a report of an attempted break-in on Craig Street. The homeowner was home at the time and heard the dog barking. Police found pry-marks on the side door, but confirmed that no one got inside.

Arrest: At 2:22 p.m., police arrested Christian Almonte, 33, of Hyde Park and charged him with operating after revocation and receiving stolen property. He was allegedly stealing packages off of porches. The arrest took place at the intersection of Squantum Street and Denmark Avenue.

Arrest: At 7:17 p.m., police arrested Lauren Lenar, 18, of Milton and charged her with assault and battery. The arrest was made on Pierce Street.

Tuesday, March 5
Theft: At 3:13 p.m., police received a report of theft from Blue Hill Avenue. A Fuller Village resident reported she was missing $100 in $1 bills.

Wednesday, March 6
Break-in: At 12:19 p.m., police received a report of a break-in on Morton Road. The back door was broken and a camera was taken. The camera’s case was found on a neighbor’s front yard. The house was the same home that was broken in to on March 1.

Break-in: At 1:30 p.m., police received a report of a break-in on Central Avenue. The back door of the house was kicked in, but police do not believe the burglar got inside.

Thursday, March 7

Stolen vehicle: At 11:35 a.m., police detected someone driving a stolen vehicle. Police followed the vehicle, but the pursuit was called off as a result of weather conditions.

Malicious damage: At 3:08 p.m., police received a report of malicious damage to a home on Winthrop Street. Someone threw a rock at the house.

Friday, March 8
Accident: At 12:30 a.m., police responded to a single-car accident on Houston Avenue. The driver was attempting to pull into his driveway when he lost control and struck a tree. One person was transported to the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton.

Accident: At 12:47 a.m., police responded to a single-car accident on Brush Hill Road. Curry College security had reported the accident, in which the vehicle struck a utility pole. The cause of the accident was slippery road conditions. There were no injuries and the pole remained intact.

Accident: At 7:57 p.m., police responded to an accident at the intersection of Randolph Avenue and Gunhill Street. A vehicle struck a snow bank after the driver’s brakes failed. The driver swerved into the snow bank to avert a more serious crash from happening. One person was transported to Boston Medical Center.

Saturday, March 9
Suspicious activity: At 4:25 p.m., police received a report of three suspicious people in the area of Herrick Drive. The three were activists that identified with the Occupy movement, according to Deputy Police Chief Charles Paris. They were putting up posters surrounding the home of US Attorney Carmen Ortiz, who prosecuted Aaron Swartz of alleged computer fraud. The protesters also left a cake at Ortiz’s home with “Justice for Aaron” written in frosting. Police sent the cake to the FBI, according to Paris.

Sunday, March 10
Theft: At 1:54 p.m., police received a report of a stolen cell phone at Milton High School.

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