Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Edward MacKenzie Jr., was arrested at his Weymouth home after being indicted on charges including racketeering and extortion from the Boston Society of the New Jerusalem Church.
A 54-year-old Boston church official from Weymouth was arrested Wednesday on charges of stealing money from the Boston Society of the New Jerusalem Church. Edward MacKenzie Jr. was arrested at his Weymouth home after being indicted on charges of racketeering and extortion from the Boston church known to many as Church of the Hill, according to the US Department of Justice. MacKenzie was the director of operations at the church since 2003 and federal authorities are accusing him of looting the church of its financial assets through fraud, deceit, extortion, theft and bribery. MacKenzie also allegedly intimidated and threatened individuals who were employed by and did work at the Church, DOJ spokeswoman Christina DiOrio-Sterling said in a …
The following excerpt is from the Weymouth police log from Wednesday, May 15. The arrest information does not indicate a conviction.
Wednesday, May 15: At 6:40 a.m. police arrested Christopher Dahl, 20 of Weymouth for a warrant charge. The arrest was made on Washington Street near the Sacred Heart Church. At 7:05 p.m. police arrested John K. Lowry, 53 of Weymouth for assault with a dangerous weapon and threatening to commit a crime. The arrest was made on Union Street. At 7:50 p.m. police arrested Kenneth McAuliffe , age 49 of Weymouth on three warrant charges. The arrest was made on Gilmore Street.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The following excerpts are from the Weymouth police log from last Monday and Tuesday, May 13 and 14.
Monday, May 13: At 7:31 p.m. a caller reported an armed robbery on Pond Street. Tuesday, May 14: At 6:51 a.m. a caller reported a larceny on Washington Street.
The following excerpt is from the Weymouth police log. The arrest information does not indicate a conviction.
Police arrested a 46-year-old Weymouth man for drunken driving for a third time on Monday morning. Kevin Mulligan of 200 Burkhall Street, Apt. 308, was stopped by police at the Boston Convenience Store on Washington Street at 1:17 a.m., according to the Weymouth police log. Mulligan was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol (third offense), and a marked lanes violation.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Maple Garden Apartments was damaged Monday afternoon by a vehicle.
A 35-year-old Weymouth woman was transported to the South Shore Hospital after she drove her vehicle into the Maple Garden Apartments. At 1:04 p.m. Monday, the woman allegedly drove her 1997 Honda Civic into the building, where she lives, according to Weymouth Police Captain Richard Fuller. Police said the woman’s injuries were not life threatening. “Based on the preliminary investigation it appears that the female was turning into a parking space when she struck another vehicle and continued on into the building,” Fuller said in a written statement. The apartment complex evacuated several units as a precaution. There was significant damage to the wall of the building as a result of the crash. Police said the operator has not yet been …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Our weekly round-up of police and court news from the South Shore, Cape Cod and the Vineyard.
Editor's note: The following information is from police departments, courts and state agencies serving Patch towns. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Man pulled from Oak Bluffs Harbor was drunk, reports say. Stabbing victim reports incident on Blue Hill Avenue. Police say Milton man and girlfriend targeted Hingham neighborhood to steal valuables. Kingston Man arrested on charge of mistreating a police animal. Fishing gear and bicycles taken in Braintree home break-in. Debris smashes windshield, creates backup in Centerville. Hull man arrested for indecent assault at Weymouth motel. 60-year-old Cape Cod woman arrested for shoplifting.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
This week's "Wanted" involves a counterfeit $100 bill.
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, May 18
Each week, we'll feature a different outstanding criminal case from around the region. Information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. If you have any information regarding the case, contact your local police department. Theft - Case No. 130112 February 18, 2013 Mansfield: Shaw's Grocery Store Case Details: At 1:18pm the suspect purchased a small bag of Doritos, Dentyne chewing gum and two 16oz Cokes for a total of $6.52 and passed a counterfeit $100 bill. The suspect was a white or Hispanic male, thin, with chin strap facial hair. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a baseball hat with a gray visor with a large sticker on it. If you have any information about the identity of this person, please contact: Mansfield Police Department: (508…
Friday, May 17, 2013
The following excerpts are from the Weymouth police log from last Friday, May 10. The arrest information does not indicate a conviction.
Friday, May 10: At 3:38 a.m. police arrested Pauline McNeil, 21 of Quincy for drug possession, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a police officer, and resisting arrest. The arrest was made at the Connell Ice Rink on Broad Street. At 1:46 p.m. a water problem was reported at the Shaw’s Plaza on Middle Street. At 3:10 p.m. a shoplifting was reported at the CVS on Washington Street. At 6:33 p.m. police arrested Kristen Lee Cooper, 33, of Weymouth for larceny over $250. The arrest was made at the Weymouth Police Station.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Wolfee, a 13-year-old retired Weymouth Police K-9 , died last Saturday. The Weymouth Police Department announced the death on their Facebook Page last
The following excerpt is from the Weymouth police log from Wednesday, May 8 to Thursday, May 9. The arrest information does not indicate a conviction.
Wednesday, May 8: At 10:43 a.m. police arrested Elizabeth Goldman, 35 of Rockland for larceny over $250 and receiving stolen property. She was arrested at the Weymouth Police Station. At 3:54 p.m. police arrested Vincent Agostino, 31 of Hull for indecent assault and battery. The arrest was made at the Super 8 Motel on Washington Street. At 6:23 p.m. police arrested Christopher M. Mitchell, 24 of Weymouth for larceny from a building on Randolph Street. Thursday, May 9: At 6:44 p.m. an assault and battery was reported on Main Street. At 7:28 p.m. police disposed a hypodermic needle at the Boston Sports Club on Washington Street.