This morning during the “Law Day” ceremony held at Quincy District Court, Officer Ryan Donnelly received the prestigious Robert P Dana Distinguished Service Award for meritorious police work.
On June 11, 2017, at approximately 4:50 p.m., off duty Officer Ryan Donnelly was traveling on Route 3A towards Plymouth. As he approached the exit 9 Route 3 overpass he observed two motorcycles pulled over. As Officer Donnelly slowed down, he observed a man hanging off of a fence over the northbound traffic of Route 3. Officer Donnelly pulled over, exited his truck and observed the male to be crying and yelling. Officer Donnelly spoke with one of the bystanders who was talking with the man. He told the bystander that he is a Police Officer and a Crisis Negotiator and was going to take over the scene.
On Sunday, April 29, 2018, at approx. 7:27pm, officers were dispatched to Quincy Ave and East/West Howard Street on a report of a crash involving a motorcycle.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the operator of the motorcycle, identified as Nicholas Lombardi, 26, of Easton, was traveling southbound on Quincy Ave at a high rate of speed when he lost control. Mr. Lombardi was ejected from the motorcycle and he and the motorcycle struck separate vehicles in traffic. He was transported to South Shore Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
During the months of March and April, the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit (DCU) along with Braintree Police Department Drug Control Unit, South Shore Drug Task Force, and the Boston Police Department became involved in a drug investigation into a drug trafficking organization headed by Matthew Martinez of 74 Tirrell Street, Apt. 2R, Quincy MA. As a result of this investigation, search warrants were issued for the residence of Mr. Martinez, as well as his vehicle.
On 04/26/2018 at 6:00am, members of the QPD DCU executed the search warrants. Inside the home, detectives located Mr. Martinez and Lisselot Ariasbaez. The following items were seized: $2,346 US Dollars, brass knuckles, a KAHR CW-45 SE1082 firearm, magazine loaded w/ 6 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition, numerous cellular phones, items indicative of drug sales, as well as other items.
On April 11, 2018, at approx 6:40pm, Officer Paul Foley was monitoring traffic at the intersection of Apthorp St and Quincy Shore Dr when he observed a red Chrysler Pacifica speeding. As the Pacifica passed by him, Officer Foley noticed the vehicles windows were heavily tinted. Officer Foley activated his emergency lights and siren in an attempt to pull the vehicle over in the area of Pratt Rd, however, the vehicle fled. Officer Foley terminated his pursuit as the vehicle continued to accelerate and reached speeds of approx. 60 miles per hour.
We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Night of Bowling Fundraiser. This year's fundraiser will benefit Quincy Public Schools "CARES" (Children Achieve Real Educational Success) Program.
WHEN: Saturday, April 21st
WHERE: O'Lindy's Bowling
CARES is a series of intensive language-based substantially separate classrooms for students who have Pervasive Developmental Disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorders and other severe disabilities marked by communication, social and cognitive delays.
A former Quincy man has been sentenced to 8 to 10 years in Massachusetts State Prison following his conviction on 12 counts of animal cruelty, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey.
The Commonwealth asked Norfolk Superior Court Judge Beverly Cannone to impose a sentence of 12 to 15 years even though Massachusetts suggested sentencing guidelines called for incarceration of 0 to 18 months. Defendant Radoslaw Czerkawski’s defense attorney, Larry Tipton, asked Judge Cannone to sentence the defendant to 4 ½ to 5 years in state prison.
The City next week will implement the first phase of an interim parking plan necessary to make way for the construction of a new 700-space public parking garage, a new civic space and public park, and a 15-story mixed-use tower in the Hancock Parking Lot.
On Friday, March 23, 2018, Captain Claudia Gelzer and Commander Lee Titus from the U.S. Coast Guard Base Boston presented Lieutenant Robert Gillan, of the Quincy Police Marine Unit, with the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation. The commendation is given to individuals "in recognition of notable services that have assisted greatly in furthering the aims and functions of the Coast Guard." Captain Gelzer recognized Lt. Gillan for his dedication and stated that Lt. Gillan and the members of the Quincy Police Marine Unit are "always at the ready for us...any hour... any day." The presentation was attended by Chief Paul Keenan.
A 27-year-old Quincy woman has been arrested for assault on a baby who later died.
Shu Feng Hsu, 27, of 34 Sewall St., Quincy, was arrested at her residence this morning (March 22, 2018) by detectives from the Quincy Police Department Special Investigation Unit and a State Police detective assigned to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office. Police had obtained a warrant for the charge of Assault and Battery on a Child causing serious bodily injury.