Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Suspect caught after report of breaking and entering in progess.
NEWTON -- A Waltham man was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 5 after police responded to Bridge Street for reports of a breaking and entering in progress, reports said. David J. Florio, 37, of 19 Gardner St., was arrested for breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony. He was later charged with violating an abuse prevention order, police said.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Next hearing is scheduled for Jan. 24
Two Waltham men allegedly involved in a Newton home invasion were ordered held without bail today, while a third suspect had his bail set at $5,000 cash bail. Newton District Court Judge Sarah Singer ordered Vincenzo Alonge, 22, and Richard Siciliano, 29, both of Waltham, held without bail during a dangerousness hearing on Thursday, Jan. 5. Singer set the bail for Melvin Jimenez, 27, of Burlington, at $5,000 cash, with two conditions. Jimenez, if he posts bail, must submit to house arrest and wear a GPS monitoring bracelet. According to his attorney, he was raised in Waltham. The trio’s next hearing is scheduled for Jan. 24. The hearing started on Wendesday, Jan. 4 and continued today with attorney for all three men questioning Newton …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
The three men appeared in Newton District Court yesterday for a dangerousness hearing.
Police have arrested a third Waltham man in connection with a West Newton home invasion that occurred in the early morning hours of Dec. 30. Melvin Jiminez, 27, appeared alongside Vincenzo Alonge and Richard Siciliano in Newton District Court yesterday for a dangerousness hearing. That hearing was continued to later this afternoon. According to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, Jiminez was arrested Dec. 30 on charges of armed burglary. He was arraigned Tuesday in Newton District Court and held pending the dangerousness hearing. Authorities allege that Alonge and Siciliano broke into an apartment on Harvey Place early Friday morning while Jiminez sat in a white Audi and acted as a lookout. Although police initially …
Friday, December 30, 2011
The two men were arrested in Newton early Friday morning after attempting to rob the same home, police say.
Updated 1:15 p.m. with additional information from Newton Police Two Waltham men were arrested early Friday morning in connection with an armed home invasion that occurred in West Newton, Newton Police said. Vincenzo Paul Alonge, 22, of 91 Lauricella Lane, and Richard Edward Siciliano, 29, of 44 Wamsutta Ave., were charged with armed burglary, use of a firearm in a felony and carrying a firearm without a license. Alonge was also charged with possession of a Class E substance, police said. The men were arraigned today in Newton District Court and ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing, which is scheduled for January 4. According to police, the men were arrested Friday after robbing a residence on Harvey Place. That same residence …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The Newton Police Department held a demonstration last week at City Hall to show off the new skills the department will have with a K-9 unit.
NEWTON — Newton City Hall grounds were filled with police units Monday, Sept. 12 as dogs searched for narcotics, weapons and a suspect. But there were no arrests made and the weapon was a fake. Instead, the Newton Police Department, with support from a local vet center, was actually introducing its new K-9 program, incorporating demonstrations from real police dogs provided by local departments. VESCONE Owner Dr. Amy Schroff was just one of several donors who donated money to help launch the program, according to VESCONE spokesman Brad Speigel. Now, Newton Police have more tools to help protect the community. "These dogs are vital out there," said Newton Police Chief Matthew Cummings. "We need them to stop car breakers...these dogs will…
Monday, April 25, 2011
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