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The police log: UPS driver reports wallet theft, juvenile larceny arrest

Posted by Natalie Feulner  April 20, 2012 10:00 AM

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Here is a look at some incidents reported to the Norwood police this week. A full list is available at 137 Nahatan St.

On April 13 at 9:14 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Dean Street near Windsor Road. As a result, one man was arrested and police notified U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the arrest. Douglas Rettich Dacosta, 26, of Norwood was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, violating an immigration detainer, and possession of a Class D drug.

That same day at 9:52 a.m. at Coakley Middle School, a 14-year-old girl was arrested and charged with larceny from a building and possession of a Class D drug. The girl’s name was not released since she is a minor and police transported her to the station before releasing her to her mother.

On April 15 at 8:57 a.m., a caller on Ellis Avenue reported heavy smoke across the street from a nursing home. Norwood Fire responded and reported a small rear deck fire caused by a cigarette. The fire was quickly extinguished.

On April 16 at 10:38 a.m., a UPS driver delivering on Sturtevant Avenue reported that when he returned to his truck, his wallet was missing. Police took a report of the incident.

On April 17 at 1:10 p.m., a caller on Nahatan street near West Border Road reported a two-car accident. Police arrived and had two vehicles towed from the area. No injuries were reported.

On April 18 at 2:40 a.m., a resident on Strutevant Avenue reported that she had received a number of threatening phone calls. According to the police log, the calls were anonymous and 20 minutes long. Police checked the area outside of her home but did not find anything.

Natalie Feulner can be reached at natalie.feulner@gmail.com.

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