Thursday, May 23, 2013
Use the city's RAIDS map to identify police activity in your area.
What's this? Readers can review daily police calls and access a number of other tools thanks to the Malden Police Department's partnership with BAIR Analytics, which provides free, online crime maps via it's RAIDS Online site. We left some quick instructions below to help you get started. Have a question? Lay it on us in the comments or send an email to editor Chris Caesar at Chris.Caesar@patch.com. How to get started. 1. The map loads with a number of default settings displaying major crimes over the past two weeks. To change the types of crimes shown, click the "Crime Types" button on the left sidebar, and check your choices. You can also hit the "Select All" or "Deselect All" buttons toward the bottom of the list. Readers can view …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Officials said a 15-year-old girl was forced into prostitution by a Boston-area couple.
A Boston-area couple, including a Malden man, were arrested Tueday for the alleged sex trafficking of a minor. David Minasian, 24, of Malden and Madonna Say, 23, of Lynn, were charged with alleged sex trafficking of a child and sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion. According to a press release from the US Attorney's office, investigators found Minasian had transported a 15-year-old girl to Florida and "caused her to engage in prostitution." The two allegedly returned to Massachusetts, where Minasian and Say allegedly took sexually-themed photographs of the victim in lingerie. Those photos were allegedly later seen in online advertisements for "escort services." "Customers who responded to advertisements were directed to where …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Christenson will hold his monthly Public Safety Awareness meeting on Monday, March 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Malden Teen Enrichment Center
Correction: An earlier headline stated the wrong day for the meeting. Mayor Gary Christenson will hold his monthly Public Safety Awareness meeting on Monday, March 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Malden Teen Enrichment Center, One Salem Street, to address the latest crime statistics and trends citywide. Mayor Christenson will be joined by Lieutenant Kevin Molis of the Police Department and Fire Chief Jack Colangeli of the Fire Department, who will be on hand to answer questions and address concerns. “We are excited to be holding the meeting at our Teen Center and we encourage teens and young adults to attend as we continue to empower residents about the best ways to stay safe,” said Mayor Christenson. Each month the Mayor holds a meeting in a …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Malden police pursue a male suspect who allegedly fired a handgun into the air following an argument. The victim also fled the scene.
Malden Police have issued a "Be on the Lookout" advisory for a man who allegedly fired a handgun into the air during an argument near Newton Street early Tuesday morning. While no official account from the police department was available during the late hour, police scanner transmissions around 2 a.m. noted multiple calls about the incident. Police were reportedly later able to recover evidence of a shooting from the scene. The suspect was described as a black male in his early- to mid-20s, wearing a dark coat with a skinny build. He reportedly fled in a white Toyota Carolla with other passengers. The victim reportedly fled on foot. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Malden Detectives Unit at 781-397-7181.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Mayor Gary Christenson will hold his monthly Public Safety Awareness meeting on Monday, December 17th from 1:00-3:00 PM at the Senior Center Auditorium.
Mayor Gary Christenson will hold his monthly Public Safety Awareness meeting on Monday, December 17th from 1:00-3:00 PM at the Senior Center Auditorium, 7 Washington Street to address the latest crime statistics and trends citywide. Mayor Christenson will be joined by Lieutenant Kevin Molis of the Police Department and Deputy Fire Chief Jack Colangeli of the Fire Department, who will be on hand to answer questions and address concerns. “We encourage seniors to come and voice their safety concerns and hear the best ways to stay safe,” said Mayor Christenson. “While this meeting will be geared towards seniors, all are welcome to attend.” Each month the Mayor holds a meeting in a different part of the city.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Check out these highlights from police logs throughout the Greater Boston area.
Family Robbed During Father's Wake, TJ Callahan's To Help Out: A Tewksbury family, already reeling from the untimely death of their husband and father, received another jolt when they returned home after his wake Tuesday night. Their home had been burglarized. Former Arlington Special Education Administrator Allegedly Solicited Nude Photos of Girl, 15: A former Arlington special education administrator has been charged with posing a child in the nude after he allegedly pretended to be a 14-year-old boy and solicited indecent images from a 15-year-old girl in Maine. Police: Man Pees on Truck, Gets Extradited to FloridaRogerio DaSilva, 45, of Woburn, was arrested at 299 Broadway and charged with indecent exposure, resisting arrest and being …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
PLUS: Somerville Police arrest two in connection to Winter Hill shooting.
Dad Deals Allegedly Drugs From Car As Daughter Sleeps In Backseat: As his four-year-old daughter slept just a few feet away in a car seat, a 23-year-old Lowell man is alleged to have been conducting drug deals from his car in the parking lot at a Tewksbury Walmart. Police Arrest Two in Connection to Winter Hill Shooting: According to an announcement from the Somerville Police Department, on Friday morning Somerville police arrested two people in connection to a Dec. 1 shooting in Winter Hill that sent a man to the hospital with non-fatal injuries and left bullet holes in a nearby car and home. Couple Arrested For Allegedly Selling Coke Outside Home DepotThe Tewksbury Police Department's efforts to stop drug trafficking in town took another…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Police reported no injuries at the scene, with the robbery reportedly carried out by passed note.
Both the Malden Police and FBI are investigating a bank robbery at the Citizens Bank on Lebanon St. Thursday afternoon, a detective has confirmed. A male suspect reportedly passed a note with demands around 1:20 p.m. and then fled in the direction of Hartshorn Ave. and the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, according to police scanner reports. The suspect was described as a white male, 30-to-49 years of age with some facial hair and dark colored pants. Police later reportedly recovered clothes believed to be abanonded by the suspect as he fled the scene. Lt. Det. Marc Gatcomb said that there were no injuries.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
PLUS: A Papa John's delivery driver allegedly tries to run down a pedestrian in Inman Square and a Somerville man pleads guilty to filming women in a YMCA bathroom.
Here are some highlights from police logs throughout the Greater Boston area: Man Released in Drug Lab Scandal Arrested Again: An alleged drug dealer who was awarded an early release from his prison sentence because of the ongoing state drug lab crisis was in court again this week facing a new slew of drug-related charges. Torrie Haynes, 30, of Dorchester was arraigned Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of distribution of a class B substance as a subsequent offense, two counts of assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest, according to a press release from Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley. Woman Allegedly Caught Selling Half Hour of Sexual Services for $140: Victoria Rodriguez, 21, of…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A Malden resident is facing allegations she inappropriately used sick time to pursue a career in real estate.
A Middlesex County Sheriff's Office employee is facing criminal fraud charges for allegedly working another job while she remained on medical leave from the sheriff's office. Joyce Drinkwater, 67, of Malden was charged on Nov. 19 with knowingly presenting a fraudulent claim to a public employer for a benefit, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office. Drinkwater allegedly collected her full salary as she stayed on medical leave from the sheriff's office. Drinkwater, who worked in the sheriff's payroll office, took medical leave in June and when that ended she allegedly used her unused sick time remain out on leave, according to the DA's office. She allegedly certified to the sheriff's office that she was unable to work …