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Waltham Man Allegedly Crashes Car on Park Avenue While Drunk

Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Saturday to Sunday, July 28-29.

The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Waltham Man Allegedly Crashes Car on Park Avenue While Drunk

A 23-year-old Waltham man allegedly crashed his car on Park Avenue, at the Concord Turnpike, while drunk early Sunday morning.

Andrew D. Roussinos was arrested for operating under the influence, first offense, shortly after the crash, which took place at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday.

Roussinos told Arlington Police that he had been texting when he drove over an island on Park Avenue and then struck a curb. The airbag on Roussinos’ blue Ford sedan deployed during the crash, police said.

Roussinos was the only occupant in the car, and he was not injured.

An Arlington officer detected a slight odor of alcohol on Roussinos, according to the police report. Roussinos told police that he had consumed six drinks in Boston that night before taking a cab to a friend’s house where his car was and then driving home, police said. He said he had consumed his last drink about an hour before the crash, police said.

Roussinos failed a field sobriety test at the scene, according to police. He refused a breathalyzer.

In addition to the OUI charge, Roussinos was cited for texting behind the wheel and a marked lanes violation, according to the report.

$300 Worth of Razor Blades Reportedly Lifted from Johnnie’s Foodmaster

A man who appeared to be in his 50s allegedly stole $300 worth of razor blades from at about 8:05 a.m. Saturday, July 28.

A store employee called Arlington Police after reviewing security footage at about 10:37 a.m. that morning.

The man took about 30 to 40 boxes of razor blades from a vacant checkout line, the employee said.

The man was described as a white male, between 5 feet, 9 inches, and 6 feet in height and about 190 pounds. He is balding on the top of his head, with short white/gray hair on the sides. He was wearing a gray, long-sleeved shirt with blue jeans and white sneakers.

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Notable Incidents from Saturday to Sunday, July 28-29

Sunday, July 29

11:43 p.m., Harris Circle, Breaking and entering into a motor vehicle

2:43 p.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Arrest, Assault and battery

12:58 p.m., Rangeley Road, Neighbor problem

12:40 a.m., Concord Turnpike and Park Avenue, Arrest, OUI first offense (see above)

Saturday, July 28

3:13 p.m., Brattle Street, Criminal harassment

3:03 p.m., Oakland Avenue, Malicious damage to a motor vehicle

11:36 a.m., , Massachusetts Avenue, Loud noise

10:37 a.m., , Massachusetts Avenue, Shoplifting by concealing merchandise (see above)

1:23 a.m., Lewis Avenue, Suspicious person

Tim August 01, 2012 at 12:51 AM
The description of the guy at Johnnies kind of sounds like a certain guy who drives a Pirus ......

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