The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Monday, Aug. 20
Sunday, Aug. 19
Robert R. Russo, 34, of Dorothy Road, Arlington, was arrested at about 1:16 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, on Dorothy Road and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Russo allegedly struck a male in the head with a mini Boston Red Sox souvenir baseball bat during an altercation. Russo claimed that he hit the man in self-defense, police said.
Saturday, Aug. 18
Friday, Aug. 17
William M. Garcia Mejia, 20, of Newhall Street, Lynn, was arrested at 2:29 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, on Renfrew Street and charged with felony breaking and entering. Garcia Mejia was allegedly caught rummaging through a car that didn’t belong to him.
Thursday, Aug. 16
Wednesday, Aug. 15
Sarah E. Contreras, 23, of West Via San Teresa, Tucson, Ariz., was arrested at 10:33 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, on Massachusetts Avenue and charged with assault and battery and malicious destruction of property over $250. Contreras allegedly had an altercation with a man.
Wayne S. Gilchrist, 57, of Brattle Drive, Arlington, was arrested at 12:14 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, on Massachusetts Avenue on an active court warrant. Gilchrist had a warrant for a larceny over $250 charge out of Arlington, police said.
Tuesday, Aug. 14