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FREE Boating Safety Courses Offered in March / April

February 7, 2018 

The Quincy Police Marine Unit, in partnership with the Massachusetts Environmental Police, will be presenting three Basic Boating Safety Courses at no cost to the public. These courses are designed for persons 12 years old and up, regardless of boating skill. Courses are nationally approved, and course completion will allow persons to legally operate a boat in states requiring Basic Boating Safety Courses

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Two Arrested Following Pursuit

January 31, 2018 

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at approx. 6pm, members of the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit were conducting surveillance in the West Quincy section of the city. Detectives observed what they believed to be a drug transaction between the passenger of a red Chevy Van and resident of a home on Water Street. The passenger of the van, identified as Kimberly Haskins, had entered the home, stayed for a very short period of time, and exited. As she stood on the sidewalk waiting for the van to pick her up, detectives attempted to approach Ms. Haskins to investigate their beliefs that a drug transaction had just occurred inside the home. Detectives were also aware that there was an outstanding warrant for Ms. Haskins' arrest.

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Two Arrested in Stolen MV. Loaded Firearm Recovered

January 29, 2018 

On Saturday, January 27th, at approx. 1:10am, Officer Bossart was on routine patrol in the West Quincy section of the city. As part of that patrol, Officer Bossart drove through the parking lots of the baseball fields located at 299 Ricciuti Drive. As he entered the parking lot, he observed a gray Ford Expedition. The engine of the vehicle was running, but the vehicle was parked. Officer Bossart exited his cruiser and approached the vehicle. As he spoke to the operator, now identified as Amaru Mark, he observed two plastic sandwich bags containing marijuana on the center console. He explained to Mr. Mark and his passenger, now identified as Alethia Kindle, that no one is allowed to be in the lot after dark due to a city ordinance.

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Ty Shon Forbes, 21, Arrested for November Robbery

January 17, 2018 

On Friday, 11/10/2017 at approx. 3:45am, a victim reported to the Quincy Police Department that she had been robbed in front of her residence on Pope St. in Quincy.

The female victim stated that she had just returned home after spending the night at a casino. As she exited her vehicle, she was attacked by a young black male who was wearing a black jacket and black hat. The suspect threw her to the ground and stole her handbag. After stealing her bag, the suspect ran across the street and entered a small black motor vehicle that was waiting for him. The vehicle fled north.

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Three Arrested During Drug Investigation

December 4, 2017 

On Friday, 12/01/17, members of the Quincy Police Drug Control Unit were conducting surveillance in the area of Woodcliff Rd due to recent complaints. At approx. 12:00, detectives observed a male, identified as William Vieira, and female, identified as Melissa Barkowsky, exit 67 Woodcliff Rd. Detectives observed what they believed to be a drug transaction between Ms. Barkowsky and another male, as Mr. Vieira acted as the "lookout."

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Uber Driver Arrested for Indecent A&B and Kidnapping

November 30, 2017 

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at approx. 12:58pm, Quincy Police Dispatch received a call from a party who stated that her friend (the victim) had been sexually assaulted by an Uber driver and that the driver was scheduled to drop the victim off on Cottage Ave. The caller stated that the Uber vehicle was a gray Honda Civic and provided the license plate number.

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