Woman in ‘Somerville’ T-Shirt Allegedly Threatens to Key Car, Keys Car

Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Monday to Wednesday, Aug. 27-29.

Woman in ‘Somerville’ T-Shirt Allegedly Threatens to Key Car, Keys Car

At about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, a woman in a “Somerville” T-shirt allegedly “danced around” another woman’s car at Spring Street entrance saying to the other woman, “I’m going to key your car.” When the other woman returned from walking her dog, her car was keyed, she told police.

The dog walker had just parked and gotten out of her vehicle, when the woman in the “Somerville” T, who also had a dog, pulled up and yelled that she and her dog didn’t have enough room to exit her vehicle. The dog walker told her that they would if she backed out.

After the woman in the “Somerville” T did so, she got out and threatened to key the dog walker’s car, the dog walker told police.

The woman in the “Somerville” T was in her mid to late 20s, had dirty blond hair and eyeglasses, the dog walker said.


Youths Reportedly Caught with Rum and Cokes, Bud Lights

Police responded to Lombard Terrace at about 7 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a group of youths drinking alcohol.

Once there, officers located nine juveniles hanging around a black SUV, according to police. Several of the juveniles were holding cups and/or bottles and discarded them when they spotted the officers, police said.

The officers found two bottles of Captain Morgan Rum and a handful of Bud Light cans at the scene, police said. They also found two bottles of Coca-Cola.

All of the youths were cited for underage possession and were going to be recommended for a diversion program, according to police. They all had to call a parent for a ride home, police said.

Male on Motor Scooter Allegedly Runs Red Light, Struck by Vehicle

A male on a motor scooter allegedly darted out between two cars and ran a red light on Massachusetts Avenue, at Highland Avenue, at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday and was then struck by a vehicle taking a left onto Highland, according to police. The crash knocked the scooter to the ground, police said.

The male, who was traveling toward Arlington Center, told police that he had a green light. However, the driver of the vehicle and a witness said that he did not, police said. The driver said that she had a green arrow.

The male was cited for operating with a suspended license and running the red light. He was transported to Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge with minor injuries, and his scooter sustained damage.

The vehicle sustained minor damage to its driver’s side bumper.

Scooter Crashes on Broadway

A male on a scooter told police that he was riding on Broadway at about 10:40 a.m. Tuesday when he slipped on the wet roadway and fell to the ground. The male was complaining of neck pain at the scene and was transported to Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, police said.

Juvenile Reportedly Caught with Marijuana, Scale at Mount Pleasant Cemetery

A male juvenile was caught with marijuana and a small black digital scale at about 7 p.m. Monday in woods near , according to police. He was given a Town Bylaw Ticket for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and was picked up by his mother, police said.

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Notable Incidents from Monday to Wednesday, Aug. 27-29

Wednesday, Aug. 29

7:01 p.m., Lombard Terrace, Person under 21 possessing liquor (see above)

6:16 p.m., Highland and Massachusetts avenues, Motor vehicle crash with injury, operation of a motor vehicle with license suspended (see above)

3:51 p.m., Colonial Drive, Parking complaint, idle engine of stopped motor vehicle for over 5 minutes

12:51 p.m., Dothan Street, Motor vehicle crash without injury

8:19 a.m., Washington Street, Breaking and entering at night for felony

1:04 a.m., Bates Road and Raleigh Street, Suspicious persons

Tuesday, Aug. 28

9:45 p.m., Rawson Road and Warren Street, Motor vehicle crash without injury

8:55 p.m., Pleasant View Road, Breaking and entering into a motor vehicle

7:57 p.m., Motor vehicle crash without injury, Appleton Street and Massachusetts Avenue

5:56 p.m., Colonial Village Drive, Larceny over $250

5:45 p.m., Thorndike Street, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

5:36 p.m., , Jason Street, Malicious damage to a motor vehicle (see above)

1:03 p.m., Broadway, Suspicious person

11:50 a.m., Arizona Terrace, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

11:15 a.m., Broadway, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

10:39 a.m., Broadway and Massachusetts Avenue, Motor vehicle crash with injury (see above)

9:59 a.m., Westminster Avenue, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

9:32 a.m., Russell Place, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

9:22 a.m., Grove Street, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

7:47 a.m., Beacon Street, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

7:20 a.m., Garden Street, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

7:04 a.m., Massachusetts Avenue, Arrest, fugitive from justice on court warrant

Monday, Aug. 27

8:35 p.m., Fisher Road, Larceny under $250

6:57 p.m., , Medford Street, Drugs, possession of a Class D substance (see above)

5:08 p.m., Silk Street, Larceny under $250 by false pretense

3:14 p.m., , Park Avenue, Arrest, Larceny over $250 by single scheme

2:29 p.m., Pleasant Street, Motor vehicle crash, leaving the scene of property damage

12:20 p.m., Locke Street, Warrant service, fugitive from justice on court warrant

Paul September 03, 2012 at 05:20 PM
In today's world, it makes no sense to park too close to anyone regardless of in Menotomy Rocks Park, St. Agnes' parking lot or Buttricks! Evil people like this one with the key are HATEFUL and MEAN and destroy property JUST to do it. Just park your car away from others at the end of the area!
Tim September 04, 2012 at 02:18 AM
Paul I Blame it on those Somerville people .....
m trigg November 28, 2012 at 03:46 PM
tim get a life
jo January 23, 2013 at 10:57 PM
Oh my................was she from "Somerville" -- you must have been so frightened because people in Arlington are sooooooo much better!


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