Norwood Police Log: Larceny, Assault Arrests; Officer Helps Turtle Cross the Road

Highlights from the daily police logs. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

Friday, Oct. 19

10:00 a.m. - Officer reported larceny at Norwood High School. Police filed a report.

5:55 p.m. - Walk-in party from Washington St. reported that his roommate assaulted him. As a result, police arrested Joao Batista Filho, of Norwood, for assault and battery, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

6:04 p.m. - Walk-in to the department reported her car was keyed at CVS Pharmacy on Nahatan St. Police filed a report.

6:39 p.m. - Caller on University Ave. reported a hit and run. Police responded, filed a report.

8:16 p.m. - Police reported one male under arrest for a previous larceny incident. Edward M. McNulty, of Norwood, was arrested for daytime felony breaking and entering to a building, receiving stolen property over $250, and possession of a class A substance.

Saturday, Oct. 20

3:07 a.m. - Caller reported house fire on E Cross St. during a severe thunderstorm. Norwood Police, Fire, and the Electric Department responded. Officers closed off the road from First St. to Pleasant St. NFD handled the fire and was able to put it out. Electricity was restored.

3:51 p.m. - An officer assisted a turtle in crossing the road near Walpole and Endicott streets.

Sunday, Oct. 21

3:11 p.m. - Caller reported four kids on bicycles using a steel rail fence to jump
their bikes on and glide along, damaging rail and hedges, near Everett Ave. and Hoyle St. A neighbor interrupted them this time. Responding officer spoke to three kids and advised them.

3:39 p.m. - Caller reported motor vehicle accident at Boston-Providence Highway and Dean St. Two vehicles towed from the scene. Police filed a report.

8:33 p.m. - Caller on Dean St. reported someone entered her home while she was not there. Police responded, filed a report.


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